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GSMA Report Shows Registered Mobile Money Accounts Increased by 31 Per Cent to 411 Million in 2015 BARCELONA, Spain -Wednesday 24 February 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA today released its fifth annual ‘State of the Industry Report on Mobile Money’. The report provides a quantitative assessment of the industry, drawing on the results of the annual GSMA Global Adoption Survey of Mobile Financial Services, data from the GSMA Mobile...

Elixir Technologies Teams with Armor to Enhance Enterprise Cloud Security -Wednesday 24 February 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Elixir Technologies announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Armor (www.armor.com), an industry leader in active cyber defense, offering a highly secure, compliant and scalable cloud infrastructure. Armor will provide the cloud infrastructure for Tango+,...

Rimini Street Expands and Increases Investment in Japan with New Osaka Office -Wednesday 24 February 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rimini Street, Inc., the leading independent provider of enterprise software support services for SAP SE’s (NYSE:SAP) Business Suite and BusinessObjects software and Oracle Corporation’s (NYSE:ORCL) Siebel, PeopleSoft, JD Edwards, E-Business Suite, Oracle...

A.M. Best Special Report: Low Oil Prices and Political Instability Provide Testing Times for Middle East And North... -Wednesday 24 February 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Once viewed as an economic powerhouse amongst emerging markets, the Middle East region has recently succumbed to a deterioration in medium-term economic forecasts. The unrelenting low oil prices and persisting regional instability are two key challenges likely to dictate the...

UK and GSMA Partner on Mobile Technology to Fight Global Poverty -Wednesday 24 February 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Innovative mobile technology will provide life-enhancing services to millions of people in poverty as part of a new partnership between the UK government, the GSMA Foundation, and the GSMA, the organisation that represents mobile operators worldwide. The UK’s Department...

ZTE Signs Pre5G MOU With Hutchison Drei Austria -Wednesday 24 February 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ZTE Corporation (0763.HK / 000063.SZ), a major international provider of telecommunications, enterprise and consumer technology solutions for the Mobile Internet, today announced that it has signed a Pre5G memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Hutchison Drei Austria...

StraitsBridge Advisors Named Among “20 Most Promising Enterprise Performance Management Solution Providers 2016” by... -Wednesday 24 February 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- StraitsBridge Advisors, the Singapore-based CFO advisory firm, was recently recognized among ‘20 Most Promising Enterprise Performance Management Solution Providers 2016’ by CIO Review, the leading technology magazine. The annual list of companies is selected by a panel...

A.M. Best Removes From Under Review and Affirms Ratings of Continental Reinsurance Plc -Wednesday 24 February 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- A.M. Best has removed from under review with negative implications and affirmed the financial strength rating of B+ (Good) and the issuer credit rating of “bbb-” of Continental Reinsurance Plc (Continental Re) (Nigeria). The outlook assigned to both ratings is stable....

Industry First Made-to-Measure Bullet Resistant Furniture Launched by Osdin Shield -Wednesday 24 February 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- UK based Osdin Shield (www.osdinshield.com), manufacturer of bespoke home furnishings, announces the launch of the first made to measure ballistic protection furniture. The products will utilise a unique barrier technology, integrated into the pieces without effecting design...

Mobile Industry to Add One Billion New Unique Subscribers by 2020 -Tuesday 23 February 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Almost three-quarters of the world’s population will be connected to a mobile network by 2020, according to the latest study from GSMA Intelligence, the research arm of the GSMA. The new study indicates that an additional one billion people will become mobile subscribers over...

Global Operators, Google and the GSMA Align Behind Adoption of Rich Communications Services -Tuesday 23 February 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Global operators, including América Móvil, Bharti Airtel Ltd, Deutsche Telekom, Etisalat, Globe Telecom, KPN, Millicom, MTN, Orange, PLAY, Smart Communications, Sprint, Telenor Group, TeliaSonera, Telstra, TIM, Turkcell, VimpelCom, Vodafone, the GSMA, and Google today...

PEARL by OT® eSE is Extended to Use by Samsung on Its Galaxy A5, A7 and A9 Smartphones -Tuesday 23 February 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Oberthur Technologies (OT), a leading global provider of embedded security software products, services and solutions announced that they equip the latest Samsung Galaxy A5, A7 and A9 with OT’s embedded Secure Element (eSE), PEARL by OT®. With PEARL by OT®, OT has...

eASIC Enables Improved Real-Time Hardware Acceleration Performance for ASOCS’ Fully Virtualized RAN (vRAN) Solution -Tuesday 23 February 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- eASIC Corp. (@easic), a fabless semiconductor company that delivers a custom integrated circuit (IC) platform (eASIC Platform), and ASOCS Ltd., a solution provider of virtual Base Stations (vBS) today announced that the eASIC Nextreme-3 platform was used by ASOCS to deliver...

OT Will Present Its FY 2015 Financial Results to Investors on February 25th 2016 -Tuesday 23 February 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Oberthur Technologies (OT), a leading global provider of embedded security software products, services and solutions, today announced that it will present its full year financial results to investors on Thursday February 25th, 2016. Didier Lamouche (CEO) and Anne-France...

Russell Reynolds Associates Launches The Center for Leadership Insight to Address the Most Vexing Boardroom Challenges -Tuesday 23 February 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Russell Reynolds Associates, a leading executive search firm, today announced the launch of The Center for Leadership Insight, which has been created to examine and address critical leadership issues facing boards and the C-suite today. The Center is the culmination of decades...

GSMA and Mobile Operators Launch Initiative to Extend Mobile Money and Mobile Internet to Women Globally -Tuesday 23 February 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA today announced the launch of the Connected Women Commitment Initiative, aimed at reducing the mobile gender gap. Initial commitments by GSMA operator members, with over 75 million mobile internet and mobile money customers, will aim to connect millions more women in...

ZTE Austria and T-Mobile Austria Successfully Complete Test of 400G Transmission -Tuesday 23 February 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ZTE Corporation (0763.HK / 000063.SZ), a major international provider of telecommunications, enterprise and consumer technology solutions announced today that in January, ZTE and DT Austria branch, T-Mobile Austria, successfully conducted 400G optical transport tests within the...

GSMA's Mobile Connect Available to 2 Billion Consumers Globally -Tuesday 23 February 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA today announced that the GSMA Mobile Connect mobile-based authentication solution is now available to 2 billion consumers globally. Since the solution was introduced at Mobile World Congress 2014, 34 mobile network operators (MNOs) have launched the service in 21...

Zola – An Indian Fashion Brand Launches Festive Collection in Women's Wear -Tuesday 23 February 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Zola, an Indian fashion brand marketed by Pragati Fashions Pvt. Ltd., is launching festive collection in women and kids wear. The new collection includes ladies and kids ethnic kurtis, western tops, western & formal shirts, denims and skirts. In women wear category, Zola also...

Yardi Launches New Data Centre in Dubai -Monday 22 February 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Yardi® is meeting the data security and infrastructure needs of its rapidly growing client base in the Middle East by opening a new data centre in Dubai. The Dubai data centre adds to a network of more than 10 centres in North America, Canada, Europe, Asia and Australia....