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IDEMIA makes Smart PIN available to Ditto Bank, the next-generation French bank specialized in currency management COLOMBES, France -Wednesday, May 16th 2018 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Launched in February 2018, Ditto Bank is a new generation digital solution, which offers multiple accounts in different currencies to frequent travellers, cross border commuters, expats and students who study abroad. Smart PIN service enables Ditto Bank customers to...

THE FIRST GROUP Teams with IQI Global to Target Potential Investors in Asia-Pacific Region Dubai, United Arab Emirates. -Wednesday, May 16th 2018  

The First Group, one of Dubai’s most-respected property developers, is partnering with the prominent South-East Asian real estate investment advisor, IQI Global, to promote its expanding portfolio of hotels and hotel apartments to IQI Global clientele throughout the Asia-Pacific region. IQI...

Andersen Tax & Legal Adds Location in Monterrey, Mexico SAN FRANCISCO -Wednesday, May 16th 2018 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Andersen Global is proud to announce a new presence in Mexico through the expansion of Andersen Tax & Legal in Monterrey, an industrial and multi-sectorial city. Monterrey is located in the northeast of the country and is well-known as the industrial capital of Mexico. Home of...

Cvent Unveils 2018 List of Top 25 Meeting Hotels in the Middle East and Africa TYSONS CORNER, Va. -Wednesday, May 16th 2018 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Cvent, Inc., a market leader in meetings, events, and hospitality technology, today announced the results of its Top 25 Meeting Hotels in the Middle East and Africa. The list was compiled by analysing group booking activity through its Cvent Supplier Network, which sourced...

Microsoft and Kymeta Government Solutions Demonstrate Defense and First Responder On-the-Move Communications Solutions ... REDMOND, Wash., TAMPA, Fla. & CHARLOTTE, N.C. -Wednesday, May 16th 2018 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Kymeta—the leader in flat-panel satellite antennas enabling always-on mobile broadband—and Microsoft today announced simultaneous land mobile, maritime defense and first responder demonstrations during the 2018 Special Operations Forces Industry Conference (SOFIC) and...

New GSMA Report Highlights Integral Role of Mobile IoT Networks in 5G Future LONDON -Tuesday, May 15th 2018 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA today issued a new report, ‘NB-IoT and LTE-M in the 5G context’, highlighting the integral role that licensed Mobile IoT networks, such as NB-IoT and LTE-M, will play in the 5G future and, in particular, the development of ‘massive IoT’. Massive IoT is one of...

Ariel & Lenor’s ‘Long Live Fashion Formula’ Quadruples Life of Clothes COPENHAGEN, Denmark -Tuesday, May 15th 2018 [ar]  

Research shows that a better laundry regime can increase the lifetime of clothes four-fold Combining quality liquid or single unit dose (‘Pods’) detergent with a fabric conditioner in a cold & quick wash cycle shows best results Increasing life of clothes by just 10% could...

Guidewire Announces Availability of its First P&C Insurance CRM Applications for Salesforce Financial Services... FOSTER CITY, Calif. -Tuesday, May 15th 2018 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Guidewire Software, Inc. (NYSE: GWRE), a provider of software products to Property and Casualty (P&C) insurers, today announced its first two digital applications for Salesforce Financial Services Cloud designed to deliver Customer Relationship Management (CRM) optimized for...

GLIDE’s 19th Annual eBay Auction for Power Lunch With Warren Buffett, Runs May 27 – June 1 SAN FRANCISCO -Tuesday, May 15th 2018 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- GLIDE is pleased to announce the 19th Annual eBay for Charity Auction for Power Lunch with Warren Buffett. Offered through eBay for Charity, bidding for this year’s auction begins at 7:30 pm PDT on Sunday, May 27 and ends at 7:30 pm PDT Friday, June 1. Bidding...

ADNOC and OCP Broaden Their Partnership and Intend to Develop a Global World-Class Fertilizers Joint Venture ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates -Tuesday, May 15th 2018 [ar] [fr]  

The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) and OCP Group of Morocco (OCP) have agreed to explore the phased creation of a new global fertilizers joint venture, in a move that will accelerate the execution of both ADNOC and OCP’s international strategies. The proposed joint venture will...

Philip Morris International Sustainability Report Shows Relentless Business Shift toward Smoke-Free Future LAUSANNE, Switzerland -Tuesday, May 15th 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Philip Morris International Inc. (“PMI”) (NYSE: PM) today published its third Sustainability Report (2017), outlining the concrete steps being taken to fundamentally transform its business by putting smoke-free products at the core of PMI’s sustainability efforts to...

Rare Cardio Balloon Valvuloplasty Surgery Saves Nigerian Man’s Life At Emirates Hospital Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Tuesday, May 15th 2018 [ar]  

If 36-year-old Sylvester E. had to stay in Nigeria, he may not have lived to see his middle-age years. Thanks to Dr. Allam Alkowatli, Chief of Cardiovascular Medicine and Consultant Interventional Cardiologist at Emirates Hospital, Sylvester was able to travel to Dubai to receive the life-saving...

Frost & Sullivan’s 2018 Middle East Best Practices Awards Banquet Honours Establishments Driving Innovation... Dubai, United Arab Emirates. -Tuesday, May 15th 2018 [ar]  

Frost & Sullivan recently concluded its fourth edition of the 2018 Middle East Best Practices Awards Banquet which was held on 14th May at Atlantis, The Palm, Crescent Road, Dubai, UAE.  The Awards programme provided an ideal opportunity to recognise companies driven by visionary growth,...

Ramadan – Accidents / Claims Analysis & Road Safety Tips Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Tuesday, May 15th 2018 [ar]  

Ramadan is a very special time and it’s all about being with the ones close to us, and this creates a lot of traffic! This festive period poses unique challenges for road users. The Ramadan specific lifestyle has physical effects on our body, especially when coinciding with the hot summer...

Middlesex University Dubai Campus Takes the Gold at CIMA Middle East’s University Business Champs Challenge Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Tuesday, May 15th 2018 [ar]  

The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), founded in 1919, remains the world’s foremost professional body of management accountants that continues to help individuals and businesses succeed in the global marketplace by harnessing the full power of business and finance;...

Anatara Announces Exclusive Global License Agreement with Zoetis BRISBANE, Australia -Tuesday, May 15th 2018 [ar]  

Key points: Anatara has signed an exclusive agreement with Zoetis Inc., the leading global animal health company, to license Detach® - Anatara’s non-antibiotic approach to aid in the control of diarrhoeal disease in livestock and horses Zoetis to manage worldwide development,...

Moody’s Analytics Announces Cloud Services to Help Banks with Regulatory Compliance LONDON -Tuesday, May 15th 2018 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Moody’s Analytics has enhanced its software and service offerings for the banking industry by making its regulatory compliance and balance sheet management solutions available on the cloud. Building on its existing cloud-enabled and software-as-a-service (SaaS)...

Best’s Special Report: Takaful in the MENA Region: Finding the Right Ingredients for Success LONDON -Monday, May 14th 2018 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- A.M. Best believes there are significant opportunities for takaful operators in most Middle East and North Africa (MENA) markets to provide sound financial protection that is in line with consumers’ religious sensibilities, taking into account the huge global Muslim...

Takeda Reports FY2017 Full Year Results and Issues FY2018 Guidance OSAKA, Japan -Monday, May 14th 2018 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TOKYO:4502): Underlying Revenue growth +5.5% led by Takeda's Growth Drivers Underlying Revenue grew +5.5%, with Takeda's Growth Drivers (Gastroenterology, Oncology, Neuroscience and Emerging Markets) posting strong underlying...

International Food & Beverage Companies Support the Call by the World Health Organization and Resolve to Save Lives... GENEVA -Monday, May 14th 2018 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The International Food & Beverage Alliance (IFBA) today announced its support for the call by the World Health Organization and non-governmental organization, Resolve to Save Lives, for the elimination of industrially produced trans fat from the global food supply by...