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Panasonic Launches Off-grid Solutions Project to Mark Its Centenary OSAKA, Japan -Monday, April 23rd 2018 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic Corporation announced it has kicked off a project for people living in off-grid areas that combines educational activities to promote understanding of electricity and provision of the company’s related products. The Off-grid Solutions Project is part of...

Finablr Launched To Accelerate Customer-Focused Technology Innovations Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Monday, April 23rd 2018 [ar] [fr]  

Noted UAE-based businessman and philanthropist, Dr. Bavaguthu Raghuram Shetty announced the creation of “Finablr”, a new holding company which, subject to regulatory approvals, will consolidate his global portfolio of financial services brands under one single umbrella. Incorporated in the...

Malaysian Foundation Recognised for Refugee Support by Sharjah with USD 136,000 SHARJAH, United Arab Emirates -Monday, April 23rd 2018 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- For the past couple of years, the Sharjah International Award for Refugee Advocacy and Support (SIARA) has been shining a spotlight on the achievements of unsung heroes working for refugees and stateless people at a time when the world is witnessing unprecedented levels of...

Country Leaders Inspired by ABB’s Breakthrough E-Mobility Technologies HANNOVER, Germany -Monday, April 23rd 2018  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The two leaders, along with ABB CEO Ulrich Spiesshofer, were shown a demonstration of the company’s new high power fast charging solution: the Terra HP EV charging station with a power output of up to 350 kW recharges a car battery in just eight minutes for 200 km...

Enapter Showcases its Anion Exchange Membrane (AEM) Electrolyser at HANNOVER MESSE 2018. HANNOVER, Germany -Monday, April 23rd 2018 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- With new investors and management, the former ACTA/Heliocentris Italy changed the name to Enapter, and is showcasing innovations to the existing product line. Enapter offers electrolyser systems in the range of 250L to 1000L/h. Enapter stacks are small, flexible, modular....

Abu Dhabi Fund for Development Finances US$192 Million Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed City in Afghanistan ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates -Monday, April 23rd 2018 [ar] [fr]  

His Excellency Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, President of Afghanistan, inaugurated the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) financed Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed City Housing Complex in Afghanistan. Located in the Qasaba district of Afghanistan’s capital Kabul, ADFD contributed an estimated US$192...

Gemalto Awarded Multi-Year Service Contract for New British Passports LONDON -Monday, April 23rd 2018 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Gemalto, the world leader in digital security, today announces it has won an open tender with the Home Office, acting through Her Majesty’s Passport Office (HMPO), for the production of the next generation of British passports and associated services. Gemalto, an...

Phoenix Contact: Threefold Growth in Turnover and Personnel over 15 years Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Monday, April 23rd 2018 [ar]  

With double-digit sales growth in 2017, Phoenix Contact has exceeded the two billion euro mark, achieving a turnover of 2.205 billion euro. At the same time, the number of employees increased to 16,500 personnel worldwide. "Our growth is sustainable. We have more than tripled our figures...

Arzan Wealth Advises On Second US Mezzanine Lending Transaction Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Monday, April 23rd 2018 [ar]  

Arzan Wealth (DIFC) Limited (‘Arzan Wealth’), a Dubai-based advisory firm regulated by the Dubai Financial Services Authority, is pleased to announce that it has advised on a mezzanine lending opportunity in the United States, as part of the new strategy focusing on investments into debt...

China’s Bakery Industry @ Bakery China 2018 (May 9-12, Shanghai) SHANGHAI -Monday, April 23rd 2018 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- With an exhibition area of over 200,000 square meters this year, Bakery China 2018, to be held on May 9-12, has attracted more than 2,100 exhibitors from all over the world. As an important indicator of China’s robust growth on bakery, Bakery China (www.bakerychina.com)...

ICMC Partners with Beyontec Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Monday, April 23rd 2018  

Bahrain based Invita Claims Management Company (Invita Claims) has signed a contract with global insurance IT solutions provider Beyontec to implement the Beyontec Suite, a core system that can automate the processes and transactions necessary to administer faster third-party claims services in...

ABB Showcases World-Leading e-Vehicle Fast Chargers and Launches AI Readiness Index at Hannover HANNOVER, Germany -Sunday, April 22nd 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- ABB spotlighted its world-leading Terra HP family of fast chargers for electric vehicles at Hannover Messe, the biggest global industrial trade fair. By operating at powers of up to 350 kilowatts and adding as much as 300 kilometers of range to an electric vehicle in just 12...

Dubai Airports and Dubai Parks and Resorts Sign Exclusive Agreement to Feature the Theme Park Destination in DXB Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Sunday, April 22nd 2018 [ar] [fr]  

Dubai Airports, operator of the world’s busiest international airport Dubai International, and DXB Entertainments PJSC (DFM:DXBE) owner of Dubai Parks and Resorts the Middle East’s largest integrated theme park, today announced a strategic partnership with the aim of creating an unparalleled...

The Western Union Foundation Continues its Commitment to Supporting Education with Global WU Scholars Program ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -Sunday, April 22nd 2018 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Western Union Foundation is now accepting applications for its WU Scholars Program* for the second year in a row. This global scholarship program is focused on supporting students around the world who are pursuing a post-secondary education in the areas of science,...

DMS Champions Greater Transparency across the Region’s Digital Advertising Ecosystem with “ads.txt” Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Sunday, April 22nd 2018 [ar]

Transparency has been a growing concern in digital advertising, with industry research revealing that ad fraud costs the global digital ecosystem about $6 billion per year. For many years, companies have looked at a range of possible solutions to combat this issue, but as they say, sometimes...

Kanoo Travel bolsters Middle East presence with Best-In-Class Travel Solutions Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain -Sunday, April 22nd 2018 [ar]  

Kanoo Travel a fully owned business division of Yusuf bin Ahmed Kanoo Group recently launched its best-in-class cloud travel technology solution, Krystal Online, to deliver exceptional and seamless online booking experiences to its customers across the region. Owned and distributed by Kanoo...

Africa Business Forum Returns to GSB May 12 STANFORD, Calif. -Saturday, April 21st 2018 [ar] [fr]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Africa Business Forum will return to Stanford Graduate School of Business (GSB) on Saturday, May 12, to bring together business executives, entrepreneurs, thought leaders, students, and faculty to discuss current challenges in one of the world’s fastest-growing economic...

Aperta Provides Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) in Cayman Islands TORONTO -Saturday, April 21st 2018 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Once again, the Aperta Active Clearing System (ACS) has delivered the mechanism for a country to implement a world-class electronic payment processing environment to maximize a national payments system’s efficiency, effectiveness, security and control. Aperta partnered...

FII Tech Growth Invests in SECO MILAN -Saturday, April 21st 2018 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- FII Tech Growth, a fund managed by Fondo Italiano d’Investimento SGR, announces today its second investment in SECO SpA, one of the European leaders in the embedded electronics market. SECO, headquartered in Arezzo, Tuscany, with subsidiaries in the U.S.A., Germany and...

Grundig – Redefining Kitchen Design and Technology MILAN -Friday, April 20th 2018 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- UNLEASH YOUR GOURMET CAPABILITIES WITH GRUNDIG’S GOURMET CHEF™ OVEN Grundig’s Gourmet Chef™ Oven makes cooking elaborate, delicious meals easier than ever before. The oven’s intuitive design and innovative technology combine to simplify cooking and cleaning...