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Panasonic Begins Demonstration Experiments of the Autonomous Delivery Robot, "HOSPI(R)," at an Airport and... OSAKA, Japan -Friday 13 January 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic Corporation today announced that it will begin its demonstration experiments with the Autonomous Delivery Robot, "HOSPI(R)," from mid-January 2017 in cooperation with the Narita International Airport Corporation and the ANA Crowne Plaza Narita. HOSPI(R) is a robot...

SES and GEE Sign Breakthrough Connectivity Deal to Drive Mobility -Friday 13 January 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES S.A. (Euronext Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) today announced that GEE (NASDAQ: ENT) has acquired a Ku-band payload on SES’s AMC-3 satellite to boost capacity for its customers in North America, the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean. GEE will rebrand the acquired satellite...

SES Completes Refinancing of O3b Debt -Thursday 12 January 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES S.A. (Euronext Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) today announced the refinancing of the remaining O3b debt. Since acquiring the remaining shares in O3b, SES has refinanced the entire USD 1.4 billion of gross debt at a materially lower average funding rate. This will deliver a...

King Faisal International Prize 2017 Awarded across Five Categories in Saudi Arabia -Wednesday 11 January 2017  

The King Faisal Foundation, an international philanthropic organization based in Saudi Arabia since 1976 with the mission of preserving and perpetuating the legacy of King Faisal bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, has announced the winners of its much-anticipated King Faisal International Prize (KFIP)...

Professor Laurens Molenkamp Named Co-winner in Science Category of King Faisal International Prize 2017  -Wednesday 11 January 2017  

Professor Laurens Molenkamp, Head of the MBE Unit at the University of Würzburg, shared the win in the Science category of the King Faisal International Prize (KFIP) 2017 with Professor Daniel Loss of the Department of Physics at the University of Basel in Switzerland. The distinguished...

Professor Daniel Loss Named Co-winner in Science Category of King Faisal International Prize 2017  -Wednesday 11 January 2017  

Professor Daniel Loss of the Department of Physics at the University of Basel shared the win in the Science category of the King Faisal International Prize (KFIP) 2017 with Professor Laurens Molenkamp, Head of the MBE Unit at the University of Würzburg in Germany. The distinguished...

Professor Tadamitsu Kishimoto of Osaka University Wins Medicine Category of King Faisal International Prize 2017  -Wednesday 11 January 2017  

Emeritus Professor Tadamitsu Kishimoto of Immunology Frontier Research Center at Osaka University in Japan has won the Medicine category of the King Faisal International Prize (KFIP) 2017 for his prominent role in developing a novel biological treatment for autoimmune diseases. The King...

Dubai International Financial Centre Launches ‘FinTech Hive at DIFC’, the Region’s First FinTech... -Tuesday 10 January 2017  

Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), the financial hub for the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) region, and Accenture, a leading global professional services company, today announced the region’s first FinTech accelerator in Dubai. Set to launch in the first quarter of...

Top DIFC-based Indian firms leverage UAE-Indian axis to bolster GCC presence -Tuesday 10 January 2017  

Four major Indian finance firms are strengthening their operations at DIFC, highlighting the Dubai financial free zone’s position as a natural platform for investment from the subcontinent. Kotak Mahindra Bank and Federal Bank are upgrading their representative office status to Category 1...

Keller Rohrback Client Named 2016 Arms Control Person of the Year -Tuesday 10 January 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Keller Rohrback is delighted to announce that the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) and its former Foreign Minister Tony deBrum, have been officially named the “2016 Arms Control Person of the Year,” based on the RMI’s unprecedented legal actions to enforce the...

Leading UAE Cybersecurity Company Launches New Threat Advisory Service to Help Protect Companies’ IT... -Tuesday 10 January 2017  

Managed FZ LLC, a leading provider of Brand Risk Monitoring, Cybersecurity, and Managed Security Products and Services, announced today the launch of its new Managed Security Advisory (MSA) Service. The smart threat monitoring and advisory service aims to cut through the noise of threat...

Julphar Appoints New CFO -Monday 9 January 2017  

Julphar’s Board of Directors has announced the appointment of Jerome Carle who has joined the company as Chief Financial Officer, effective January 8th, 2017. In his new position, Jerome will be responsible for leading Julphar’s finance department and keeping accurate financial records....

The IE5 classified MGE-motors from Grundfos to be launched during WFES in January 2017 -Sunday 8 January 2017  

Grundfos, the award-winning world leader in advanced pump solutions, is pleased to announce that its latest generation of MGE-motors will be launched at the World Future Energy Summit (WFES) scheduled to be held during 16-19 January in the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center. Grundfos...

AURAK and UAE Space Agency Sign Partnership Agreement -Sunday 8 January 2017  

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) has signed a partnership agreement with the UAE Space Agency, officially putting pen to paper in the federal institution’s head office in Abu Dhabi. A delegation from the university, consisting of Professor Hassan Hamdan Al Alkim, its...

CES 2017 Exhibitor News and Digital Media Available on the CES 2017 Show Site and Tradeshownews.com -Friday 6 January 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Business Wire will be making breaking exhibitor news releases available through the CES 2017 Exhibitor News Archive. The following companies have made electronic press kits available: 3dRudder Airthings ARII-PACA / REVA2 Arrayent Inc. Ashley Chloe Inc. Ayla...

Takeda and PvP Biologics Announce Development Agreement around Novel Therapeutic for Celiac Disease -Friday 6 January 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (“Takeda”) (TOKYO:4502) and PvP Biologics, Inc. (“PvP”) today announced a global agreement for the development of KumaMax, a novel enzyme designed to break down the immune-reactive parts of gluten in the stomach, thereby avoiding...

 Analogix Introduces ANX753x/7580 Family of VR/AR Head-Mounted Display Controllers  -Friday 6 January 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Analogix Semiconductor, Inc. today announced the availability of its SlimPort® ANX753x/7580 family, the first DisplayPort™ to Quad MIPI-DSI display controllers supporting up to 120 frames per second (FPS) and targeted primarily at virtual reality (VR) and augmented...

BLAST Inc. : "Get a Polar Bear"   ... -Thursday 5 January 2017      

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- BLAST Inc. (main office: Kanda KS Bldg. 8F, 6-14-3 Sotokanda, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 101-0021, Japan /representative: Junya Okabe) announces the "Animals As Art" series of animal art models as display art for homes and offices. The "Polar Bear Parent and Cub" will be the first in...

 Panasonic Demonstrates "Companion" Robot at CES 2017  -Thursday 5 January 2017      

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic Corporation of North America announced it has developed a “companion” robot with human-like movements and communication skills. The robot, developed as a proof of concept, debuts at the Panasonic booth (#12908) at CES 2017 in Las Vegas. “This test project...

 DLNA Fulfills Mission, Dissolves as Non-Profit Trade Association; SpireSpark International to Continue DLNA... -Thursday 5 January 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA®) today announced that the organization has fulfilled its mission and will dissolve as a non-profit trade association. Product certification services for the multimillion-unit DLNA ecosystem will continue to be provided through a...