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Youth Population to Drive Strong Subscriber Growth Across Sub-saharan Africa, Finds New GSMA Study KIGALI, Rwanda -Wednesday 17 July 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Sub-Saharan Africa will remain the world’s fastest-growing mobile region over the coming years as millions of young African consumers become mobile users for the first time, according to a new GSMA study. It reveals that more than 160 million new unique mobile...

Velodyne Lidar’s Groundbreaking Sensors Power Kaarta Mobile Mapping -Wednesday 17 July 2019      

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Velodyne Lidar, Inc. today announced Kaarta has included Velodyne’s smart, powerful lidar technology in Kaarta’s new Stencil 2-32 ground surface mapping solution. Equipped with Velodyne lidar, Stencil 2-32 accurately scans ground level surfaces, mapping items such as...

Airtel And MTN Launch GSMA ‘We Care’ Initiative Promoting Digital Inclusion in Rwanda -Wednesday 17 July 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Rwanda’s mobile industry has joined forces with the GSMA to drive mobile internet adoption and increase digital literacy in the country. It was announced at the ‘Mobile 360 Africa’ event in Kigali this morning that local operators Airtel and MTN will commence a programme...

Dubai to organise Global Investment in Aviation Summit in January 2020 -Tuesday 16 July 2019  

The General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) of UAE has announced that the second edition of Global Investment in Aviation Summit (GIAS) 2020, themed ‘Enabling Global Aviation Growth through Fund Raising and Key Partnerships’ will be held in Dubai from January 27-29. Over 200 investors and...

AHF: Clock Is Ticking, WHO – Act Now on Ebola! -Tuesday 16 July 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- With the first reported case of Ebola emerging this week in Goma, a populous city in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) next to the Rwandan city of Gisenyi, medical care providers and public health advocates from AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) are speaking out...

HSEVEN Accelerate World-Class African Startups -Tuesday 16 July 2019  

HSEVEN, Africa’s largest accelerator is launching “HSEVEN DISRUPT AFRICA”, an ambitious startup acceleration program designed for entrepreneurs of the Moroccan and African diaspora. The 6-month program will provide a seed investment of €150,000 plus an eventual investment of €500,000...

FVC Partners with Avaya to Help Businesses Across Africa Deliver Next-Generation Digital Experiences -Tuesday 16 July 2019  

FVC, a leading Value-Added-Distributor in the Middle East and Africa, has partnered with Avaya Holdings Corp. (NYSE: AVYA) to help businesses across North, West, East, Centra Africa and Egypt (NWECA) deliver unmatched customer experiences with Unified Communications, Collaboration and Cloud...

ResMed Inc. Completes $500M Private Placement Debt Offering -Tuesday 16 July 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ResMed Inc. (NYSE: RMD, ASX: RMD) announced today the successful pricing and closing of a private placement offering of $250,000,000 principal amount 3.24% senior notes due July 10, 2026, and $250,000,000 principal amount 3.45% senior notes due July 10, 2029. Net proceeds...

CosmeSurge, the pioneer in aesthetic services, launches its 15th clinic -Tuesday 16 July 2019  

CosmeSurge, one of the region’s most trusted brands for cosmetic and aesthetic procedures, has launched its 15th centre in the UAE and Oman. Located on the second floor of Bareen International Hospital in Mohammed Bin Zayed City, Abu Dhabi, the centre will provide innovative, high quality...

SpeeDx Receives Clearance from Health Canada for ResistancePlus® MG Test -Tuesday 16 July 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SpeeDx Pty. Ltd. today announced ResistancePlus® MG has been cleared by Health Canada and is now available for sale across all Canadian provinces (not currently available in the U.S.). The molecular diagnostic test detects the sexually transmitted infection (STI) Mycoplasma...

Mouser Electronics Now Stocking Broad Portfolio of Xilinx Products -Tuesday 16 July 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Mouser Electronics, Inc. today announces a new global distribution agreement with Xilinx, Inc., the leader in adaptive and intelligent computing, to stock one of the industry’s broadest portfolios of Xilinx products, including digital downloads of development software and...

Global ‘HBR Ascend Youth Skills Survey’ 2019 Released -Tuesday 16 July 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- On World Youth Skills Day, HBR Ascend, a mobile-first learning platform for young professionals from Harvard Business Review, released the 2019 edition of the HBR Ascend Youth Skills Survey providing valuable insights about the new perspectives and opinions of millennials...

Sintavia Acquires QC Laboratories -Tuesday 16 July 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Sintavia, LLC, the leading independent additive manufacturer supporting the Aerospace & Defense industry, announced today that it had acquired QC Laboratories, Inc. (“QC Labs”), a non-destructive testing (“NDT”) services company based in Hollywood, Florida. The...

Rimini Street Becomes Support Service Provider for Hyundai-Kia Motors’ Global Database Portfolio -Tuesday 16 July 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rimini Street, Inc. (Nasdaq: RMNI), a global provider of enterprise software products and services, the leading third-party support provider for Oracle and SAP software products and a Salesforce partner, today announced that it has been selected as the software support services...

Värde Partners Appoints Co-CEO -Tuesday 16 July 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Värde Partners, a leading global alternative investment firm, today announced that Ilfryn Carstairs will join George Hicks, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, as Co-CEO, effective January 1, 2020. George co-founded Värde Partners 25 years ago and intends to transition to...

Deutsche Telekom Selects IDEMIA’s Entitlement Server Solution to Launch eSIM-Enabled Devices in Europe -Tuesday 16 July 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- By 2020, more than 24 billion devices will be connected1, giving consumers a huge array of new services. This means more than 4 devices per person. A big challenge for operators will be to deliver optimum coverage while keeping pace with soaring demand. Deutsche Telekom has...

Launch of Stats Perform Creates World’s Leading Sports AI and Data Company -Tuesday 16 July 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, STATS and Perform completed regulatory and closing requirements to officially combine creating the leading sports company in artificial intelligence (AI) and data, operating under the new name Stats Perform (www.statsperform.com). By harnessing the most advanced sports...

New Study Investigates the Utility of Masimo ORi™, Oxygen Reserve Index, As an Indicator to Avoid Hyperoxia During... -Tuesday 16 July 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) announced today that in a study recently published in the Journal of Clinical Monitoring and Computing, researchers investigated the ability of Masimo ORi™ (Oxygen Reserve Index) to serve as a noninvasive indicator of the arterial partial pressure of...

Our Toy Stories @ Harbour City -Tuesday 16 July 2019      

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- While Disney and Pixar’s “Toy Story 4” is hitting the big screens around the world this summer, Harbour City, the largest shopping mall in Hong Kong, is joining forces with Disney to bring the movie to life from now till 4 August, 2019! Inspired by the movie, Harbour...

AM Best Named Best International Ratings Agency for Takaful at 2019 International Takaful Awards -Tuesday 16 July 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- AM Best has been named the “International Best Ratings Agency” for Takaful at the International Takaful Awards 2019, held in conjunction with the 13th International Takaful Summit at the Millennium Gloucester Hotel in London. The International Takaful Awards recognise...