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Eurostar launches ONYX smartphones in Distree ME Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Wednesday 11 May 2016  

EUROSTAR Group, the leading digital and consumer technology innovator in the Middle East, introduced its latest range of Smartphones and Tablets in the region at DISTREE Middle East, the region’s leading exhibition for consumer electronics, digital device and ICT products retail...

NIKE, Inc. Sets Bold Vision and Targets for 2020 -Wednesday 11 May 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE) today released its FY14/15 Sustainable Business Report, which details strong progress against the company’s environmental and social targets and sets a vision for a low-carbon, closed-loop future as part of the company’s growth strategy. “At...

Evrnu™ and Levi Strauss & Co. Create First Jeans Made from Post-Consumer Cotton Garment Waste -Wednesday 11 May 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Textile technology startup Evrnu™, SPC and global jeanswear leader Levi Strauss & Co. (LS&Co.) today announced they have created the world’s first jean made from regenerated post-consumer cotton waste. Using a new, patent-pending recycling technology, discarded consumer...

SapientNitro Named Adobe Marketing Cloud EMEA Growth Partner of the Year -Wednesday 11 May 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SapientNitro, a leader in helping clients reimagine their businesses in the age of the customer, announced that it has been named “Adobe Marketing Cloud EMEA Growth Partner of the Year” by leading digital marketing and media solutions provider Adobe. The award, presented...

Dr. Simon “Pete” Worden Joins the Luxembourg Government’s Advisory Board in the Frame of the spaceresources.lu... -Wednesday 11 May 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Luxembourg Government today announced that Simon “Pete”’ Worden (Brig. Gen., USAF, Ret., PhD), Chairman of the Breakthrough Prize Foundation, joins the government's Advisory Board of the recently announced spaceresources.lu initiative. The initiative defines a...

NEC and Netcracker Contribute to NTT’s SDN/NFV Trial -Tuesday 10 May 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- NEC Corporation and Netcracker Technology announced today that they have participated in a trial with Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (NTT) to contribute to their NetroSphere concept. NTT’s NetroSphere concept is designed to transform carrier networks from...

MoI Explores the Future of the Business Sector at the ‘Economic Sustainability Forums’ 2016 -Tuesday 10 May 2016  

Under the patronage of Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, preparations have commenced for the third consecutive year, for the Economic Sustainability Forums 2016. The participating security zones are represented by the Police, Civil...

TSYS Signs Leading African Banking Group -Tuesday 10 May 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- TSYS (NYSE: TSS) today announced that Ecobank, the leading pan-African banking group, has deployed the latest version of the PRIMESM payments solution platform, PRIME 4, to support its acquirer processing of MasterCard, Visa and UnionPay International point-of-sale (POS)...

CMOC to Acquire Freeport’s Indirect 56% Interest in Tenke Fungurume for US$2.65 Billion -Tuesday 10 May 2016

Adds to CMOC’s portfolio a scarce, world-class producing copper-cobalt mine with substantial upside Establishes CMOC as a leading copper producer and one of the largest cobalt producers globally Diversifies CMOC’s portfolio geographically with a strategic position in the Central...

CTS Engines Acquires 12 CF6-80 Engines -Tuesday 10 May 2016

BUSINESS WIRE)-- CTS Engines, the global leader for mature jet engine maintenance services, announced today that it had completed the acquisition through an affiliate of 12 CF6-80 engines from a major U.S. carrier. The acquired engines include nine CF6-80A and three CF6-80C2A5 models. Additional...

Treedom Returns to the Middle East Market -Tuesday 10 May 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Treedom Group, a leading exporter and manufacturer of Oud Oil from Thailand, is returning to Beautyworld Middle East 2016, held during 15th – 17th May 2016 in Dubai, for the sixth year. Continuous improvements and knowledge expansion enable Treedom to supply the...

SII Semiconductor Corporation Introduces New 1-Cell Lithium-ion Battery Protection ICs with Temperature and... -Tuesday 10 May 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SII Semiconductor Corporation, a subsidiary of Seiko Instruments Inc., introduces two new 1-cell lithium-ion battery protection ICs. The S-82A1 Series incorporates a Sense Pin (VINI) which allows for the use of an external Sense resistor enabling highly accurate overcurrent...

Careem and RoadSafetyUAE partner up to tackle a real problem – passenger safety! -Tuesday 10 May 2016  

Careem, the region’s fastest growing technology company, has decided to tackle a REAL UAE concern that has taken the backseat for too long: safety. “While others in the industry have been focusing more and more on providing glitz and glamour experiences such as yacht and helicopter rides,...

Madison Realty Capital Debt Fund III LP Closes with $695 Million Committed, Substantially Exceeding Initial Target -Tuesday 10 May 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Madison Realty Capital (MRC), a vertically-integrated real estate private equity firm focused on real estate equity and debt investments in the U.S. middle markets, announced the final closing of Madison Realty Capital Debt Fund III LP (“MRC Debt Fund III”), the firm’s...

Takeda Reports Results for Fiscal Year 2015 (April 2015 – March 2016) and Forecast for Fiscal Year 2016 -Tuesday 10 May 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TOKYO:4502):   FY2015: A year of turnaround to sustained growth; achieved full year management guidance   •   Underlying revenue...

JHL Biotech Opens Innovative Biosimilars Manufacturing Facility in China -Tuesday 10 May 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- JHL Biotech (JHL), a biopharmaceutical company, opened the world’s first KUBio™ biopharmaceutical manufacturing facility with single-use bioprocessing technology at a ribbon-cutting ceremony in Wuhan, China today. JHL will use the KUBio manufacturing solution delivered...

Philippine Votes Transmitted in Record Time in Largest Ever Electronic Vote Count -Tuesday 10 May 2016

80% vote transmission rate 4 hours after polls close Record breaking turnout (BUSINESS WIRE)--On May 9, just 4 hours after the polls closed, the vote transmission rate stood at 80% in the Philippines General Election setting a new record for speed. Using advanced election technology...

Saif bin Zayed: The UAE has the lowest recorded violent crimes rate in the world -Tuesday 10 May 2016  

Measures to be taken to curb assaults using swords and other bladed weapons The UAE amongst the world’s countries with the lowest drug-related deaths rates Project to launch electronic narcotic drugs monitoring program 173 websites promoting drugs blocked in cooperation with...

Expo 2020 Dubai® reveals its Master Plan at Arab Media Forum 2016 -Tuesday 10 May 2016  

Expo 2020 Dubai has revealed its master plan in the form of a dedicated experiential zone displayed at the 15th edition of the Arab Media Forum. Visitors were among the first to take a glimpse at how the  Expo 2020 Dubai site will look and feel upon completion, through augmented...

Two weeks left until the opening of The Brain Forum -Tuesday 10 May 2016

The event will be divided into 2 sections – with Day 1 focusing on entrepreneurship and innovation, and Day 2 on new advances in science and technology. During Day 1, the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Day, entrepreneurs and investors will share their expertise in translating science into...