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NEC Iris Recognition Technology Ranks First in NIST Accuracy Testing TOKYO -Friday, April 27th 2018 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- NEC Corporation (NEC) (TOKYO: 6701) today announced that its iris recognition technology achieved the highest matching accuracy evaluation in the recent Iris Exchange (IREX,*1) IX evaluations of automated iris recognition algorithms performed by the U.S. National Institute of...

Gemalto First Quarter 2018 Revenue AMSTERDAM -Friday, April 27th 2018

First quarter revenue at €650 million, up +8% at constant exchange rates Double-digit revenue growth in Identity, IoT & Cybersecurity segment Slower rate of revenue decrease in Smartcards & Issuance segment 2018 full year outlook confirmed On March 27, 2018 Thales launched its offer...

Andersen Global Announces Collaboration in Peru SAN FRANCISCO -Thursday, April 26th 2018 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Andersen Global continues its expansion in Latin America through a Collaboration Agreement with Picon & Asociados, a tax and legal practice that encompasses a full range of private and corporate services. Picon & Asociados, located in Lima, enhances Andersen’s provision of...

Egyptian Singer Becomes First Woman to Perform Before a Mixed Crowd in Saudi Arabia RIYADH, Saudi Arabia -Thursday, April 26th 2018 [fr]  

History was made in Saudi Arabia on Wednesday as a female singer performed before a mixed audience for the first time in the country. Egypt’s National Arab Music Ensemble (AME) of the Egyptian Opera House debuted in the Kingdom with the singer Nihad Fathy performing before a 2,500-strong...

Alibaba Cloud Receives MySQL Corporate Contributor Award HANGZHOU, China -Thursday, April 26th 2018 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing arm of Alibaba Group, has won the 2018 MySQL Community Awards: Corporate Contributor, which recognizes its contribution to the MySQL ecosystem, the world’s most popular open source database. The award, presented earlier this week at the...

Schlumberger Announces First-Quarter 2018 Results PARIS -Thursday, April 26th 2018 [ar]

Revenue of $7.8 billion decreased 4% sequentially Pretax operating income of $974 million decreased 16% sequentially EPS was $0.38 Cash flow from operations was $568 million (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) today reported results for the...

Qatar market worth 35.4 Billion Euros showcased to Spanish firms Madrid, Spain -Thursday, April 26th 2018  

Senior officials from the Qatar Financial Centre (QFC), one of the world’s leading and fastest growing onshore business and financial centres, successfully concluded panel discussions, face-to-face consultations and networking events with professionals from Spanish corporations and private...

Qatar market worth 35.4 Billion Euros showcased to French firms Paris, France -Thursday, April 26th 2018 [fr]  

Senior officials from the Qatar Financial Centre (QFC), one of the world’s leading and fastest growing onshore business and financial centres, successfully concluded panel discussions, face-to-face consultations and networking events with professionals from French corporations and private...

Panasonic Is Exhibiting Latest Connected Supply Chain Solutions for Industry 4.0 Realization at CeMAT 2018 Trade Fair in... HANNOVER, Germany -Thursday, April 26th 2018 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Panasonic Corporation is exhibiting its full range of logistics solutions at CeMAT 2018, the world's leading trade fair for the intralogistics and supply chain management sector, which is being held from April 23-27 in Hannover, Germany. [Video] Highlights of Panasonic at...

Munich Re: VitalityLife wins prestigious 2018 Celent Model Insurer Award for Operational Excellence DUBLIN -Thursday, April 26th 2018 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Munich Re Automation Solutions Ltd. has announced that its long-established client, VitalityLife, has been recognized in Celent’s 2018 Model Insurer awards for its exemplary work in re-writing the rules of underwriting to achieve operational excellence. VitalityLife was...

NEC Establishes a Startup in Silicon Valley for Automating Data Analytics TOKYO & CUPERTINO, Calif. -Thursday, April 26th 2018 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- NEC Corporation (NEC; TOKYO: 6701) today announced the establishment of dotData, Inc., a new startup company based in Cupertino, California, in the heart of Silicon Valley, that develops and globally provides software that automates data science processes using artificial...

Sharjah Holding Conducts Board of Director’s Meeting Sharjah, United Arab Emirates -Thursday, April 26th 2018 [ar]  

Sharjah Holding, a strategic partnership between Sharjah Asset Management and Majid Al Futtaim Properties, held its Board of Directors meeting to discuss its plans to enhance the company's future financial performance the company’s administrative and financial reports, followed by decisions...

GSMA Announces Additional Keynote Speakers for Mobile World Congress Shanghai 2018 HONG KONG -Thursday, April 26th 2018 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The GSMA today announced that executives from leading organisations across the mobile ecosystem will participate in the keynote programme at the 2018 GSMA Mobile World Congress Shanghai. The GSMA also announced the first speakers for the new Leaders Stage, as well as newly...

Bentley Systems Acquires Plaxis, and Complementary SoilVision, to Integrate Geotechnical Engineering within Digital... EXTON, Pa. -Thursday, April 26th 2018  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Bentley Systems, Incorporated, a leading global provider of comprehensive software solutions for advancing infrastructure, today announced the acquisition of Plaxis, the leading provider of geotechnical software, based in Delft, Netherlands, and the agreement to acquire soil...

Incognito Launches Digital Home Experience Solution VANCOUVER, British Columbia -Thursday, April 26th 2018 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Incognito Software Systems, a global provider of device and service management solutions for digital service providers, today introduced the Digital Home Experience Solution. The new offering enhances the existing Incognito Auto Configuration Server with improved digital...

Westinghouse AP1000® Plant to Load Fuel SANMEN, China -Thursday, April 26th 2018 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Westinghouse Electric Company, China State Nuclear Power Technology Corporation (SNPTC) and CNNC Sanmen Nuclear Power Company Limited (SMNPC) announced today that the world’s first unit of AP1000 nuclear power plant located in Sanmen, Zhejiang Province, China, has received...

Fossil Group and PUMA Sprinting into Watches and Wearables RICHARDSON, Texas -Thursday, April 26th 2018 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Fossil Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: FOSL) and PUMA SE signed a global license partnership agreement for the design, development and distribution of PUMA watches and smartwatches through 2028. “PUMA is one of the world’s leading sports brands. We are excited to partner with them...

AETOSWire Launches the First Online PressKit Service in the MENA Region Dubai, United Arab Emirates. -Thursday, April 26th 2018 [ar] [fr]

AETOSWire, the news distribution arm of News Services Group (NSG) and the exclusive representative of Business Wire, a Berkshire Hathaway company, in the Middle East and North Africa, launches the newest feature in its service, the Online PressKit. The Online PressKit is an interactive...

GSMA Marks International Girls in ICT Day with Events around the World LONDON -Wednesday, April 25th 2018 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA will celebrate the annual ITU International Girls in ICT Day this week with a series of events across its global footprint aimed at encouraging and empowering young women to explore career opportunities in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM)...

Rimini Street Launches New Solutions that Further Extend the Life and Value of Enterprise Software as a Foundation for... LAS VEGAS -Wednesday, April 25th 2018 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rimini Street, Inc. (Nasdaq: RMNI), a global provider of enterprise software products and services, and the leading third-party support provider for Oracle and SAP software products, today announced the first offerings in a family of solutions designed to provide improved...