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Sequana Medical, a Swiss-based medical device company, announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Fresenius Medical Care to commercialize its innovative alfapump system. The alfapump system is an automated, fully implantable pump system for the management of ascites. Ascites is a frequent complication of late-stage liver disease and certain cancers, and affects hundreds of thousands of patients across the world. Under the terms of the agreement, Fresenius Medical Care has the rights to distribute the alfapump system across Europe, Middle East and Africa markets not currently serviced by Sequana Medical’s own distribution channels. The first countries to go live are Austria, Belgium, the Netherlands and Poland. Fresenius Medical Care will also engage in collaborative market development and reimbursement programs in these markets. The alfapump system ... (more)

New Bundle from Microsoft Azure, Lagrange Systems and Clustrix Gives E-Commerce Merchants Assurance of Best Customer Experience

Online retailers know nothing impacts business worse than a poorly performing website. To solve this issue, Microsoft, Lagrange Systems, and Clustrix configured a solution that ensures merchants using the Magento eCommerce platform, which powers more than 240,000 sites and was recognized as the leading e-commerce platform on the 2014 Internet Retailer Top 1000 and Hot 100 lists, can have the absolute highest performing websites available, at an affordable price. “Customer demand, traffic spikes, server requests and server performance all impact the online customer experience. On... (more)

Wireless Innovation Forum Praises FCC's Report and Order on the 3.5 GHz Band

The Wireless Innovation Forum commended the FCC on its announcement today of a Report and Order for the 3.55 GHz band and reiterated the Forum’s support for the advancement of spectrum under the proposed FCC Part 96 rules. The Forum also stated appreciation for the collaborative efforts of federal stakeholders, including the NTIA and DoD which were integral to this development. “We welcome this announcement and look forward to reviewing the rules once they are published in the Federal Register,” said Bruce Oberlies of Motorola Solutions (NYSE: MSI) and Chair of the Wireless Inno... (more)

C3 Energy Joins Presidential Trade Mission in China to Accelerate Application of Innovative Energy Technologies

C3 Energy joined 25 leading American companies in the first Presidential Trade Mission to the People’s Republic of China under the Obama Administration. The trade mission focused on Smart Cities–Smart Growth and visited Beijing, Shanghai, and Guangzhou from April 12 – 17, 2015. C3 Energy Executive Vice President Jim Connaughton met with energy company executives, senior government officials, and energy technology and policy leaders during the weeklong mission to explore how next-generation technologies can encourage smart grid innovation throughout China. “China will continue to ... (more)

CORRECTING and REPLACING eBay Enterprise to Announce 2015 Imagine Excellence Award Winners at Annual Commerce Conference

In the headline and first paragraph, the name of the award should read "2015 Imagine Excellence Award" instead of "2015 Excellence Award", and in the headline the conference name should read "Annual Commerce Conference" instead of "Imagine Commerce Conference". The corrected release reads: EBAY ENTERPRISE TO ANNOUNCE 2015 IMAGINE EXCELLENCE AWARD WINNERS AT ANNUAL COMMERCE CONFERENCE Retailers and brands are recognized for driving innovation, customer service, creativity, user experience and international growth eBay Enterprise, an eBay Inc. company, a leading global provider of ... (more)