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GSMA Welcomes First Launch of Universal Profile for Advanced Messaging LONDON -Saturday 5 November 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA welcomes today’s announcement by Google and mobile operator Sprint that Sprint has become first to partner with Google to deploy the GSMA’s Universal Profile for Advanced Messaging1. The profile, which is backed by 58 global operators, OEMs and OS providers,...

Schlumberger Announces Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year 2016 Results Conference Call -Saturday 5 November 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) will hold a conference call on January 20, 2017 to discuss the results for the fourth quarter and full year ending December 31, 2016. The conference call is scheduled to begin at 7:30 am (US Central time), 8:30 am (US Eastern time) and 2:30 pm...

Saif bin Zayed Offers condolences to the Family of the Child Saeed Khalfan Al Nuaimi -Saturday 5 November 2016  

Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, offered his condolences to the father and family of the child Saeed Khalfan Al Nuaimi. The child fell to his death from the roof of his family’s villa in Um Ghafa area in Al Ain, while trying to...

Tryon International Equestrian Center Selected to Host FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2018 -Friday 4 November 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Mark Bellissimo, managing Partner of Tryon Equestrian Partners (TEP), announced today that the Tryon International Equestrian Center (TIEC) in Mill Spring, Polk County, North Carolina has been selected as the host venue for the FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2018 (FEI WEG). The...

eCurrency Mint Limited and Banque Régionale De Marchés Launch New Digital Currency in Senegal -Friday 4 November 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- eCurrency Mint Limited (eCurrency) announced today that it has partnered with Banque Régionale de Marchés (BRM) to provide a digital currency in the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU). BRM will issue the digital tender, eCFA, in compliance with e-money...

General Cable Reports Third Quarter 2016 Results  -Friday 4 November 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) reported today results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2016. For the quarter, reported diluted loss per share was $0.29 and reported operating income was $5 million. The Company generated adjusted earnings per share for the...

SpaceResources.lu: the Luxembourg Government Becomes a Key Shareholder of Planetary Resources, Inc., the U.S.-Based... -Friday 4 November 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Luxembourg Government, the public-law banking institution “Société Nationale de Crédit et d’Investissement” (SNCI) and U.S.-based space technology company Planetary Resources have signed a 25 million euro investment and cooperation agreement within the framework of...

Okta Hires President of Worldwide Field Operations, Charles Race -Friday 4 November 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Okta, a leading provider of identity for the enterprise, announced today a key new hire: president of worldwide field operations, Charles Race. In this role, Race will help Okta as it scales operations globally. An accomplished technology leader, Race spent over a decade at...

 Medtronic Signs the “Open Data Pledge” to Share Data to Improve Patient Safety  -Thursday 3 November 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Patient Safety Movement Foundation (PSMF) today announced that Medtronic, a leading global healthcare solutions company, has joined a growing list of healthcare technology companies that have signed the Patient Safety Movement’s public pledge to share their data to...

Police Sports Association Self-Defense Championship Concludes -Thursday 3 November 2016  

The Seventh Self-Defense Championship organized by the Police Sports Association under the patronage of Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, concluded its activities yesterday. Participants from police headquarters, academies, schools...

UAE National Flag hoisted at the Ministry of Interior  -Thursday 3 November 2016  

Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior hoisted the national flag in the yard of the Ministry of Interior, as the Police Music Band played the UAE flag music and the national anthem.   The grand event was attended by the various...

Takeda to Present Broad Range of Clinical Data During 58th American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting -Thursday 3 November 2016

– Demonstrating Expertise and Leadership in Hematologic Oncology, Presentations Include Phase 3 Data on ADCETRIS® (brentuximab vedotin) in CD30-Positive Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma, NINLAROTM (ixazomib) in Relapsed/Refractory Multiple Myeloma and Emerging Pipeline – – Presentations...

 Lenovo Delivers Profitable Second Quarter FY 2016/17 Results  -Thursday 3 November 2016

Revenue was US$11.2 billion, down eight percent year-over-year; up 12 percent quarter-over-quarter Pre-tax income was US$168 million, compared to US$842 million loss in second quarter last year Net income was US$157 million, compared to US$714 million loss in second quarter last...

 Reinvented KYC Infrastructure for Fund Distribution to Cut Costs by up to 70%  -Thursday 3 November 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- KYC, a process of verifying the identity of investors, is mandatory in the financial sector and costs an estimated EUR 180 million annually only for the Luxembourg fund industry1. However, if the process was pooled, instead of the current client-by-client replication, the...

 Survey Reveals the Most Expensive Luxury Hotels in the Middle East  -Thursday 3 November 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Burj Al Arab located in Dubai is the most expensive luxury hotel in the Middle East, according to a recent survey conducted by Luxury-Hotels.com. In determining the rankings, the survey compared all luxury hotels in the Middle East region based on their cheapest...

 TRUSTECH (Incorporating Cartes), the Largest Event Dedicated to Trust-Based Technologies is Presenting Its... -Thursday 3 November 2016  

FinTechStage Exclusive Keynotes: Chris Skinner, The Financial Services Club and David Birch, Director of Innovation, Consult Hyperion (BUSINESS WIRE)-- For its 2016 edition, the world leading event dedicated to secure payment, identification and connectivity will include a high-level...

New Regional Structure Set to Drive AGCO Expansion in Africa  -Thursday 3 November 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- AGCO, Your Agriculture Company (NYSE:AGCO), a worldwide manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment and solutions, has announced a realignment of its regional structure which will see an increase in its on-the-ground presence in Africa and a further expansion of the...

Police Sports Association Self-Defense Championship Kicks Off in Sharjah -Wednesday 2 November 2016  

Under the patronage of Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, the Seventh Self-Defense Championship kicked off at the Sharjah Sports Club. The championship is organized by the Police Sports Association at the ministry of Interior for...

Hamad Al Khalifa Inspects UAE Police Forces Participating in the Exercise -Wednesday 2 November 2016  

Brigadier Sheikh Hamad bin Mohammed Al Khalifa, Public Security Assistant Chief for Operations and Training in Bahrain and Head of the "Arabian Gulf Security 1” Exercise's preparation and planning committee inspected the Emirati forces taking part in the exercise. Al Khalifa visited the...

Saif bin Zayed Attends Workshop about Standard Policies on Juvenile Delinquency in UAE -Wednesday 2 November 2016  

Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, attended part of the specialized workshop that discussed initiatives to develop and draft general policies related to juveniles in the UAE. 16 local and federal government bodies participated in...