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Boehringer Ingelheim and 3T Biosciences Join Forces to Develop Next-Generation Cancer Immunotherapies

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Monday, January 9, 2023

Boehringer Ingelheim and 3T Biosciences, today announced they have entered into a strategic collaboration and licensing agreement to discover and develop next-generation cancer therapies to address high unmet patient needs.

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  • Boehringer Ingelheim and 3T Biosciences, today announced they have entered into a strategic collaboration and licensing agreement to discover and develop next-generation cancer therapies to address high unmet patient needs.
  • Cancer immunotherapies have brought dramatic breakthroughs, but only for a minority of cancer patients.
  • “On behalf of the entire team at 3T Biosciences, we are extremely pleased to partner with Boehringer Ingelheim, a company advancing transformative cancer treatments,” said Stefan J. Scherer, M.D., Ph.D., president and CEO of 3T Biosciences.
  • Boehringer Ingelheim is eligible to receive royalties on future product sales by 3T Biosciences arising from the agreement.

Twist Bioscience and Astellas Enter into Multitarget Antibody Discovery Research Collaboration

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Monday, January 9, 2023

Twist Bioscience Corporation (NASDAQ: TWST), a company enabling customers to succeed through its offering of high-quality synthetic DNA using its silicon platform, today announced a research collaboration with Astellas Pharma Inc .

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  • Twist Bioscience Corporation (NASDAQ: TWST), a company enabling customers to succeed through its offering of high-quality synthetic DNA using its silicon platform, today announced a research collaboration with Astellas Pharma Inc .
  • (TSE: 4503, President and CEO: Kenji Yasukawa, Ph.D., “Astellas”) to discover antibodies against multiple targets of interest to develop curative therapies for patients suffering from diseases that lack treatment options.
  • “This second collaboration with Astellas demonstrates the power of our antibody discovery capabilities.
  • “We are looking forward to continuing our working relationship with Astellas and building on the progress made to date in our first collaboration.”
    Under the terms of the agreement, Twist will conduct antibody discovery activities against multiple targets identified by Astellas.

Martin Luther King III and his family share reading list to celebrate 40th anniversary of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

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Wednesday, January 11, 2023

DUBLIN, Ohio, Jan. 11, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Martin Luther King III and his family share their reading list about Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on WorldCat.org just in time for the 40th anniversary of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

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  • DUBLIN, Ohio, Jan. 11, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Martin Luther King III and his family share their reading list about Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on WorldCat.org just in time for the 40th anniversary of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.
  • WorldCat.org , the only website that connects online searchers to the world's libraries, has published a topic page dedicated to resources about Martin Luther King, Jr. in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on January 16.
  • The topic page enables visitors to tap into 10,000+ libraries around the globe to explore a variety of resources, including books, academic papers, sound recordings, news articles, photographs, and historical documents.
  • The King family reading list from Martin Luther King III, Arndrea King, and Yolanda King

SingularityCE Container Technology is Now Available in the EPEL Repository

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Wednesday, January 11, 2023

RENO, Nev., Jan.11, 2023 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Sylabs, the global leader in providing container technology and services for performance-intensive workloads, today announced that SingularityCE is now available in the Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux (EPEL) repository, a repository of additional packages for Enterprise Linux distribution (such as Alma Linux, CentOS, Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), Scientific Linux and Rocky Linux). With its inclusion in the EPEL repository, SingularityCE is now easily accessible to users of Enterprise Linux distributions, giving developers access to the most advanced and widely used container runtime technology for performance-intensive applications and environments.

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  • RENO, Nev., Jan.11, 2023 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Sylabs, the global leader in providing container technology and services for performance-intensive workloads, today announced that SingularityCE is now available in the Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux (EPEL) repository, a repository of additional packages for Enterprise Linux distribution (such as Alma Linux, CentOS, Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), Scientific Linux and Rocky Linux).
  • With its inclusion in the EPEL repository, SingularityCE is now easily accessible to users of Enterprise Linux distributions, giving developers access to the most advanced and widely used container runtime technology for performance-intensive applications and environments.
  • These users need the flexibility to package complex applications and libraries into one scalable container that can be moved to different systems/hardware environments without breaking - and while maintaining security protocols.
  • "Sylabs is excited to bring the SingularityCE to the EPEL repository.

More Public Libraries Than Ever Exceed 1 Million Digital Book Checkouts in 2022

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Wednesday, January 11, 2023

CLEVELAND, Jan. 11, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- A total of 129 public libraries and consortia based in seven countries and from 36 U.S. states each loaned more than one million ebooks, audiobooks, digital magazines and more in 2022. This milestone was achieved in partnership with OverDrive, the leading digital reading platform for libraries and schools worldwide and creator of the award-winning Libby reading app. The 129 million+ circulation libraries are based in the U.S., Canada, Singapore, Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and Germany.  

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  • The 129 million+ circulation libraries are based in the U.S., Canada, Singapore, Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and Germany.
  • For the first time, Los Angeles Public Library topped the list achieving a new record of serving readers with more than 10 million digital titles circulated.
  • In addition, students from 4 K-12 school systems in 2022 accessed more than one million digital books with Sora , OverDrive's student reading app.
  • Top 10 library systems circulating ebooks, audiobooks and digital magazines in 2022:

Qoppa PDF API Update with Java 17 Support, LTV PAdES Signatures, PDF/X Preflight and Fonts Enhancements

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Tuesday, January 10, 2023

ATLANTA,  Jan. 10, 2023   /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Qoppa Software, a top-tier producer of PDF solutions, released the latest version of its Java PDF development tools and components. Qoppa's PDF processing and conversion SDK offers out-of-the-box features to create, view, edit, print or sign PDF documents, enabling companies in all industries to simply incorporate PDF functionality to their web, server or desktop applications and to their organization's workflows. List of features added in the latest version:

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  • Some key features include Java 17 Support, LTV PAdES Signatures, PDF/X Preflight and Fonts Enhancements.
  • ATLANTA, Jan. 10, 2023 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Qoppa Software, a top-tier producer of PDF solutions, released the latest version of its Java PDF development tools and components.
  • Our PDF SDK is still compiled in Java 8 in order to guarantee back compatibility as many companies are still running in Java 8, Java 11 or Java 16.
  • Many improvements to Qoppa's Microsoft Office to PDF conversion engine for Word to PDF, Excel to PDF and PowerPoint to PDF conversions.

NoveList® Launches Core Collection en Español™

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Monday, January 9, 2023

IPSWICH, Mass., Jan. 9, 2023 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- NoveList®, a division of EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO), has launched Core Collection en Español™, a collection development tool that provides guidance for libraries establishing or expanding a collection for Spanish-language patrons. Core Collection en Español provides title recommendations for all ages and reading levels, allowing library staff to determine which materials to select based on community's needs.

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  • IPSWICH, Mass., Jan. 9, 2023 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- NoveList ®, a division of EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO), has launched Core Collection en Español ™, a collection development tool that provides guidance for libraries establishing or expanding a collection for Spanish-language patrons.
  • Core Collection en Español provides title recommendations for all ages and reading levels, allowing library staff to determine which materials to select based on community's needs.
  • Core Collection en Español includes original Spanish-language books and book translations, bilingual materials and support resources for English language learners.
  • Core Collection en Español is a part of the full suite of NoveList Core Collections ™ products, comprised of authoritative guides that help librarians build and maintain well-rounded collections of highly recommended reference, nonfiction and fiction books.

TrueLake Files Third Lawsuit Claiming Copyright Infringement by Tencent Music Entertainment ("TME") Subsidiary

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Monday, January 9, 2023

HONG KONG, Jan. 09, 2023 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Beijing TrueLake Culture Development Limited ("TrueLake BJ"), the partner for business operations of TrueLake Holdings Limited ("TrueLake HK"), a leading publisher of Mandarin and foreign language audiobooks by many of the world's best-selling authors, on August 26, 2022 filed its copyright infringement case against Tencent Technology (Shenzhen) Company Limited ("QQ Music"), a subsidiary of Tencent Music Entertainment Group ("TME").

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  • HONG KONG, Jan. 09, 2023 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Beijing TrueLake Culture Development Limited ("TrueLake BJ"), the partner for business operations of TrueLake Holdings Limited ("TrueLake HK"), a leading publisher of Mandarin and foreign language audiobooks by many of the world's best-selling authors, on August 26, 2022 filed its copyright infringement case against Tencent Technology (Shenzhen) Company Limited ("QQ Music"), a subsidiary of Tencent Music Entertainment Group ("TME").
  • In the case, TrueLake BJ alleges that QQ Music has infringed its copyright by providing unauthorized access to some of its most popular audio recordings.
  • According to numbers made available to the public by QQ Music ( https://apps.apple.com/cn/app/qq%E9%9F%B3%E4%B9%90-%E5%90%AC%E6%88%91%E6... ), these works have been accessed or downloaded over 9.549 million times by its users.
  • Beijing TrueLake Culture Development Limited is the China operations partner for TrueLake Holdings Limited, a media publisher, specializing in Mandarin and foreign language content.

Boehringer Ingelheim and 3T Biosciences Join Forces to Develop Next-Generation Cancer Immunotherapies

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Monday, January 9, 2023

Cancer immunotherapies have brought dramatic breakthroughs, but only for a minority of cancer patients.

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  • Cancer immunotherapies have brought dramatic breakthroughs, but only for a minority of cancer patients.
  • Through our new partnership with 3T Biosciences, we aim at accelerating and expanding our pipeline of first-in-class T-cell based therapies for patients affected by cancer," said Lamine Mbow, Ph.D., Global Head of Cancer Immunology + Immune Modulation, Boehringer Ingelheim.
  • "On behalf of the entire team at 3T Biosciences, we are extremely pleased to partner with Boehringer Ingelheim, a company advancing transformative cancer treatments," said Stefan J. Scherer, M.D., Ph.D., president and CEO of 3T Biosciences.
  • Boehringer Ingelheim is eligible to receive royalties on future product sales by 3T Biosciences arising from the agreement.

Yoga's Kashmir Connection: Time for Revitalisation

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Thursday, December 29, 2022

Apart from its resplendent beauty, Kashmir has also been at the forefront of leading the mantle as a site of spirituality.

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  • Apart from its resplendent beauty, Kashmir has also been at the forefront of leading the mantle as a site of spirituality.
  • It is no surprise then that the Valley of Kashmir is full of places, monuments and sites named after the founder of Advaitism.
  • Speaking of Adi Shankara's cultural import, the Jyeshteshwara Temple, which is the oldest temple in the Kashmir Valley, is more commonly known as Shankaracharya Temple.
  • Organised in Srinagar by the Jammu and Kashmir Sports Council and Jammu and Kashmir Yogasana Association, more than 300 more people competed in different age categories in the event.