Wednesday - October 23, 2019

News releases, reports, statements and associated documents from U.S. and international businesses.

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Verizon and Corning Co-Innovating With 5G to Create Factory of the Future
NEW YORK, Oct. 23 -- Verizon, a communications and technology solutions company, issued the following news release:

Verizon has installed 5G Ultra Wideband service in Corning's fiber optic cable manufacturing facility in Hickory, NC. Corning will use Verizon's 5G technology to test how 5G can enhance functions such as factory automation and quality assurance in one of the largest fiber optic cable manufacturing facilities in the world.

The companies are also working together to co-innovate new 5G-enabled solutions that can potentially revolutionize the way goods and services are produced.

5G's ... Show Full Article

Thirty-Nine Kilpatrick Townsend Attorneys Named to 2018-2019 International Who's Who of Business Lawyers
ATLANTA, Georgia, Oct. 23 -- Kilpatrick Townsend and Stockton, a law firm, issued the following news release:

Thirty-nine Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton attorneys earned recognition in The International Who's Who of Business Lawyers for 2018-2019, an indication of the firm's leadership in the legal arena.

Two Kilpatrick Townsend attorneys were listed as Thought Leaders for their respective practice areas; Barry Benjamin (Data-Telecoms and Media) and Randal Hafer (Construction).

This peer-nominated distinction is based upon a comprehensive and independent survey of both general counsel and ... Show Full Article

S&P Global Platts: Poland's PGE Picks Denmark's Orsted for Offshore Wind Partnership Talks
WARSAW, Poland, Oct. 23 -- S&P Global Platts, a subsidiary of S&P Global, issued the following news:

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- PGE wants partner to take 50% stake

- PGE planning to build 2.5 GW in first stage

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Poland's largest utility PGE said late Tuesday it has decided to start talks with Denmark's Orsted about the sale of a 50% stake in two offshore wind farm projects with combined capacity of 2.5 GW the company is developing in the Baltic Sea.

PGE is looking for an experienced partner to build the 1 GW Baltica 3 wind farm by 2026 and the 1.5 GW Baltica 2 wind farm by 2030, the company said in a market ... Show Full Article

S&P Global Platts: China Exempts More Buyers From Import Tariffs on U.S. Soybeans-Sources
SINGAPORE, Oct. 23 -- S&P Global Platts, a subsidiary of S&P Global, issued the following news:

The Chinese government on Tuesday released more tax-free quotas to a new batch of crushers for purchasing US-origin soybeans, according to sources familiar with the matter.

These crushers include three companies controlled by international grain trading houses, and one private company.

The new quota was heard applied to US soybeans arriving in China before March 2020.

The Chinese government is giving the option of purchasing US soybeans to more and more crushing companies, a source said, adding that ... Show Full Article

Lockheed Martin: Mobile User Objective System Secure Communications Satellite System Ready for Full Operational Use
DENVER, Colorado, Oct. 23 -- Lockheed Martin issued the following news release:

A new global, military, satellite-based cellular network designed to revolutionize secure communications for mobile forces is now ready for full operational use in war fighting environments.

The Mobile User Objective System (MUOS), developed by prime contractor Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) with ground systems provider General Dynamics Mission Systems (NYSE: GD), was deemed operationally effective, operationally suitable, and cyber survivable, following successful completion of its Multiservice Operational Test and ... Show Full Article

Grey House Publishing Announces 3rd Edition of Encyclopedia of U.S. Cabinet: 1789-2019
AMENIA, New York, Oct. 23 -- Grey House Publishing issued the following news release:

Grey House Publishing is proud to announce the publication of the third edition of the Encyclopedia of the United States Cabinet: 1789-2019. In the almost 10 years since the last edition of this book, not only have there been two new presidential administrations, but the political climate in the country has been unlike any previous decade.

From the fallout of the economic crisis that began in 2008, to the rise of the Tea Party movement on the Right and movements like Occupy Wall Street and Black Lives Matter ... Show Full Article

American Roentgen Ray Society: Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound Predicts Cirrhotic Nodule Transformation to Hepatocellular Carcinoma
LEESBURG, Virginia, Oct. 23 -- The American Roentgen Ray Society issued the following news release:

An article published ahead-of-print in the January 2020 issue of the American Journal of Roentgenology (AJR) has identified sonographic biomarkers that can predict eventual malignant transformation of pathologically confirmed cirrhotic nodules for patients at risk for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC).

Lead investigator Manxia Lin of China's Sun Yat-Sen University retrospectively studied 39 consecutive patients with 44 pathologically confirmed cirrhotic nodules who initially underwent contrast-enhanced ... Show Full Article