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SK techx Launches Android Version of 'VOLO', a Travel Blogging App SEOUL, South Korea -Wednesday 27 July 2016  

- With its “Write-Together” feature, up to ten people can write one journal together, creating a unique experience for its users. (BUSINESS WIRE)-- SK techx (President: Young-chul Kim) (www.sktechx.com) announced today the launch of the Android version of ‘VOLO – Your Travel Journal,...

Guidewire Recognized by Gartner as the Sole Leader in Magic Quadrant Report for Property and Casualty Insurance Claims... -Wednesday 27 July 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Guidewire Software, Inc. (NYSE:GWRE), a provider of software products to Property/Casualty (P/C) insurers, today announced that it has been positioned as the sole leader in Gartner, Inc.'s “Magic Quadrant for Property and Casualty Insurance Claims Management...

Toshiba Starts World’s First Sample Shipment of 64-Layer 3D Flash Memory -Wednesday 27 July 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO: 6502) today unveiled the latest generation of its BiCS FLASH™ three-dimensional (3D) flash memory with a stacked cell structure*1, a 64-layer device that will be first*2 in the world to start sample shipments today. The new device incorporates...

Schlumberger Announces Third-Quarter 2016 Results Conference Call -Wednesday 27 July 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) will hold a conference call on October 21, 2016 to discuss the results for the third quarter ending September 30, 2016. The conference call is scheduled to begin at 7:00 am (US Central time), 8:00 am (US Eastern time) and 1:00 pm (London...

Kenyan Diaspora Sends One Million Money Transfers With WorldRemit -Wednesday 27 July 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Kenyans living abroad have now sent one million money transfers with WorldRemit. With the WorldRemit app or website, the diaspora can send safe, instant transfers to Kenya at the touch of a button. Mobile Money has played a key role in the popularity of WorldRemit money...

IBKR Announces the Latest Advances to Its Trader Workstation Trading Platform -Wednesday 27 July 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Interactive Brokers Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:IBKR) has released its July IB Communiqué to inform clients worldwide about the latest enhancements to their trading platform, products and services. Trader Workstation (TWS) Updates Personalize Your Trading Platform - Recent...

UL Environment Publishes First Global Product Category Rule (PCR) -Wednesday 27 July 2016      

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- UL Environment, a business division of UL (Underwriters Laboratories), announced today the publication of the first global Product Category Rule (PCR) for hand dryers. Publishing this new PCR is the first step in developing Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs), which will...

A Fire that Hit two Warehouses in Al Ain was Prevented from Spreading to Neighboring Facilities -Tuesday 26 July 2016  

Civil Defense and Rapid Intervention teams successfully controlled a fire that broke out in two warehouses in Al Ain’s Mazyad businesses complex and they prevented it from spreading to neighboring facilities and warehouses.   The fire destroyed the contents of both warehouses, one of...

After its Round-the-World Solar-Powered Flight, Saif bin Zayed Inspects the Solar Impulse Plane -Tuesday 26 July 2016  

Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, inspected the ‘Solar Impulse’ plane, which landed today (Tuesday) at Al Bateen Airport, having just completed the first round-the-world solar flight.   During the visit, His Highness...

MoI: Child Safety above all other Considerations -Tuesday 26 July 2016  

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) consider the strengthening of child safety as a major priority that outweighs all other considerations, warning that children must never be abused, as the protection agencies cannot always prevent cases of assault on children. The Al Wathba Family Development...

OT Partners with Axis Bank to Offer India’s First RuPay EMV Contactless Smart Card -Tuesday 26 July 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- OT (Oberthur Technologies), a leading global provider of embedded security software products and services, today announced its partnership with Axis Bank, India’s third largest private bank to offer the first open loop EMV contactless smart cards to be used in public...

EnergyNet Student Engagement Initiative at The Africa Energy Forum 2016 -Tuesday 26 July 2016    

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- This year, EnergyNet welcomed 9 students from Nigeria, South Africa, Kenya, Cameroon and Mozambique to the Africa Energy Forum and on to the Student Engagement Initiative. EnergyNet to date has supported 68 students, of which 38 of these students have been placed in...

Two Million People Benefiting from GSMA M4D Utilities Projects -Tuesday 26 July 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA Mobile for Development Utilities programme (M4D Utilities) released a new report outlining progress in using mobile technology to deliver energy, water and sanitation services to underserved communities. The latest M4D Utilities annual report, ‘Unlocking access to...

GSMA Announces Additional Commitments from Nine Operators to Reduce Mobile Gender Gap by 2020 -Tuesday 26 July 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- At Mobile 360 – Africa, the GSMA today announced a further nine signatories to the Connected Women Commitment Initiative, which focuses on reducing the gender gap in mobile internet and mobile money services. Orange Mali, Smart Burundi, Smart Tanzania, Smart Uganda, Tigo...

Number of Unique Mobile Subscribers in Africa Surpasses Half a Billion, Finds New GSMA Study -Tuesday 26 July 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- More than half a billion people across Africa are now subscribed to mobile services as the continent continues to migrate rapidly to mobile broadband networks, reveals a new GSMA study. ‘The Mobile Economy: Africa 2016’ was published today at the GSMA Mobile 360 – Africa...

GSMA Announces Tanzania Rural Connectivity Project -Tuesday 26 July 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- At Mobile 360 – Africa, the GSMA today announced the launch of the first active infrastructure sharing initiative in East Africa between mobile network operators (MNOs) Airtel, Millicom and Vodacom. The MNOs have committed to launch six 3G pilot sites across the country to...

ISACA’s First Africa CACS Conference Features Technology Entrepreneur Mark Kaigwa -Tuesday 26 July 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- As a global leader in mobile money, Kenya has more than 17 million using its mobile-money system, M-PESA. As the African continent grows in connectivity and emerging technologies like mobile banking continues to spread, professionals responsible for the safety and innovation of...

SESTEK Named Best Technology Solution Provider at 2016 Call Center Week Excellence Awards -Tuesday 26 July 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SESTEK (Speech Enabled Software Technologies) was recently selected as the Best Technology Solution Provider at the Call Center Week Excellence Awards in Las Vegas, USA. Annually, IQPC honors the most innovative contact center solutions based on creativity and...

MAXON Announces Cinema 4D Release 18 -Monday 25 July 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- MAXON today announced Cinema 4D Release 18 (R18), the next generation of its industry-leading 3D animation, graphics, VFX, visualization, and rendering software application. Cinema 4D R18 has new, powerful and easily accessible tools that are tailored to the needs of...

Schlumberger Announces Second-Quarter 2016 Results -Monday 25 July 2016

Revenue of $7.2 billion increased 10% sequentially Acquisition of Cameron contributed revenue of $1.5 billion EPS: GAAP loss per share of $1.56 Excluding charges and credits, EPS of $0.23 Asset impairment, workforce reduction, and merger and integration charges...