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UAE -Norwegian Partnership Ensures Cutting-Edge Services for the Arabian Gulf Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Monday 5 December 2016  

Space Imaging Middle East (SIME) and Kongsberg Satellite Services (KSAT) have joined forces to provide industry leading Maritime Monitoring services to end users in, and around the Arabian Gulf. The combination of 20 years operational experience and unmatched local expertise will be a...

AURAK Students Successfully Implement Vertical Farming -Monday 5 December 2016  

Students at the American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) have successfully implemented vertical farming for the first time within the context of the harsh climate of the United Arab Emirates. The project, which was prepared by two junior biotechnology students, Najath Abdulkareem and...

Bitmovin Releases First End-to-End Video Infrastructure API for Developers -Sunday 4 December 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Bitmovin, the provider of streaming video infrastructure technologies, today released a new video infrastructure API that bundles Bitmovin’s successful video encoding and video player services with a new video performance analytics product as well as integrations into...

Mouawad ‘Masterpiece Collection’ Sparkles at Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show 2016 -Sunday 4 December 2016  

Spanning a sixteen-year relationship with Victoria’s Secret, Mouawad has once again showcased its exclusive masterpieces on the runway of this year’s Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show in Paris.   Held in the City of Lights for the very first time, the world’s most famous fashion event...

Farid Chedid Chairman and CEO of Chedid Re named ‘MEA Industry Achiever of the Year’ at the 2016 MEA Risk... -Sunday 4 December 2016  

During a special honoring ceremony held at the Four Seasons Hotel in Dubai, the publishers of Global Reinsurance and StrategicRISK announced the winners of the 2016 MEA Risk & Insurance Excellence Awards, honoring Mr. Farid Chedid, Chairman and CEO of Chedid Re, a Chedid Capital Holding...

Visa to Acquire CardinalCommerce to Secure and Accelerate Digital Commerce -Saturday 3 December 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Visa (NYSE:V) today announced an agreement to acquire CardinalCommerce, an industry leader in e-commerce payment authentication. The acquisition will enable more secure, seamless payments, whether made through a browser, mobile app, or connected device, and will help Visa’s...

Panasonic Develops Industry's First*1 IPS Liquid Crystal Panel with Contrast Ratio of over 1,000,000:1 -Saturday 3 December 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic Liquid Crystal Display Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of Panasonic Corporation, today announced it has developed a new model of its IPS liquid crystal panel that achieves a contrast ratio[1] of over 1,000,000:1, which is 600 times*2 that of conventional liquid crystal...

Hilton Hotels & Resorts Debuts in Heart of Brooklyn -Friday 2 December 2016  

BUSINESS WIRE)-- Hilton Hotels & Resorts today celebrates its arrival in Brooklyn’s Boerum Hill with the landmark opening of Hilton Brooklyn New York. Presiding over the corner of Smith and Schermerhorn Streets, a tree-lined enclave of chic shops, trend-setting restaurants and a lively...

Cerevance Launched with New Technology, Drug Portfolio and $36M in Cash to Tackle Brain Diseases -Friday 2 December 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TOKYO:4502): - Takeda and Lightstone Ventures Participate in Series A Financing - - Former Takeda Cambridge UK employees, CNS programs moved to create turn-key discovery capabilities - Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited...

Hilton’s Curio Collection Premieres in New York City with Art-Deco Renwick Hotel -Friday 2 December 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Once home to John Steinbeck, Thomas Mann and other celebrated writers and artists, The Renwick Hotel, a historic property in the heart of midtown Manhattan, is now open as part of Curio – A Collection by HiltonTM. As the first New York City hotel to join Curio’s global set...

Marco Bruines Appointed as CEO of Leyard Europe -Friday 2 December 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Leyard, a global leader in visualization products, today announced that Marco Bruines has joined as CEO of Leyard Europe, as part of Leyard’s international business. Bruines served as the President of BarcoLeyard, the joint-venture between Leyard and Barco in China and...

Eika Chooses OT to Launch BankAxept First Dual Payments Card in Norway -Friday 2 December 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- OT (Oberthur Technologies), a leading global provider of embedded security software products and services, and Eika Alliance, one of the largest players in the Norwegian financial market, with almost a million customers, today announce the successful launch of the first dual...

Florida’s Parrish Medical Center is the First Hospital to Commit to All 12 Actionable Patient Safety Solutions... -Friday 2 December 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Patient Safety Movement Foundation (PSMF) is very proud to announce that Parrish Medical Center in Titusville, Florida, has become the first hospital to make formal commitments that align with all 12 Actionable Patient Safety Solutions (APSS) toward eliminating...

SES: MX1 Brings Sky Sport News HD Free-to-Air Channel via Satellite -Thursday 1 December 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES S.A. (Euronext Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) announced today that MX1, a wholly-owned subsidiary of SES, will assist pay TV provider Sky in taking its first steps into free-to-air TV in Germany and Austria, by introducing Sky Sport News to audiences in these two markets. On 1...

Toshiba Tec's "Form & Label Solution" Optimizes Logistics Operations -Thursday 1 December 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Toshiba Tec Corporation (TOKYO:6588) today introduces its “Form & Label Solution” to save on shipping costs while optimizing logistics operations. This solution enables easy, yet precise shipping via its multifunction peripheral (MFP). Toshiba’s Form & Label Solution...

NCI Building Systems Switches to Rimini Street for Support of Oracle E-Business Suite Products -Wednesday 30 November 2016      

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

Mouawad Commemorates the 45th UAE National Day  -Wednesday 30 November 2016  

What a better world would it be if everyone joined hands in humility, generosity, and goodwill. As the dawn of a new, hopeful year breaks, Mouawad has respectfully decided to give back to the United Arab Emirates, in collaboration with the esteemed Emirates Red Crescent, supporting the education...

Milrem: Weaponized Unmanned Ground Vehicles are Aiming at the Battlefield -Wednesday 30 November 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Milrem, the Estonian defence solutions provider and ST Kinetics, one of Asia’s leading land systems companies, came one step closer to helping support or replace soldiers on the battlefield with robots in November when they successfully tested the first weaponized fully...

Nuvias Reinforces Leading EMEA Distributor Status with Multiple Award Wins -Wednesday 30 November 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- All three companies in Nuvias Group, the pan-EMEA high value distribution business, which is redefining international, specialist distribution in IT, announce major 2016 award wins. Unified communications (UC) specialist SIPHON, has been named the 24th fastest growing...

Spain Your Life! -Wednesday 30 November 2016  

A Little piece of Spain is a dream that Simona Bravo had, to place parts of an amazing country full of treasures, Spain, closer to the Middle East.  The brand has a passion for quality, uniqueness, style and work well done. They strive for the love of Spain with its heritage, its people, its...