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SES: emergency.lu Deployed in Response to the Hurricane in Haiti LUXEMBOURG -Monday 24 October 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES S.A. (Euronext Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) as one of the private partners in emergency.lu, is providing vital connectivity services following the devastating Hurricane Matthew in Haiti. The category 4 hurricane hit southwest Haiti on October 4th. It was the strongest...

RigNet and MODEC Sign Agreement to Deliver Fiber-equivalent O3b Satellite Connectivity to Offshore Brazilian FPSO Fleet ... -Monday 24 October 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- O3b Networks, technology solutions company RigNet and floating production service provider MODEC, are pleased to announce an agreement to provide high-throughput, low latency connectivity for MODEC’s Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessels off the coast...

 With Two New Competitions, XPRIZE Tackles Water Scarcity and Women’s Safety  -Monday 24 October 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- At a United Nations Day reception today in New Delhi, Marcus Shingles, CEO of XPRIZE, and Zenia Tata, executive director of Global Expansion at XPRIZE, announced the launch of two new competitions: the Water Abundance XPRIZE and the Anu & Naveen Jain Women’s Safety...

MOI’s Teams Participating in the “Arabian Gulf Security 1” Drill Leave for Bahrain -Sunday 23 October 2016  

Police units from the UAE Ministry of Interior (MoI) left to Al Manama, the capital city of Bahrain, to take part in the GCC joint mobilization exercise titled “Arabian Gulf Security 1”, after completing all technical, administrative and logistic preparations. The exercise, scheduled to...

MoI Signs MoU with Australian Police to Enhance Training Cooperation -Sunday 23 October 2016  

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) signed today a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Australian Police, as a prelude to enter into definitive agreement to train officers in police and security fields. The memorandum was signed by Major General Dr. Nasser Lakhrebani Al Nuaimi, Secretary...

Graduation of Two Specialized Courses at the Emirates Institute of Naturalization and Residency -Saturday 22 October 2016  

The Emirates Institute of Naturalization and Residency in Abu Dhabi hosted a ceremony to celebrate the completion of two specialized courses, notably the e-Training Program Experts accredited by the United Nations, and the Document Fraud Detection Experts. The two courses were organized by the...

Khalifa Student Empowerment Program “Aqdar” discusses the UAE National Charter for the Digital World -Saturday 22 October 2016  

The Khalifa Student Empowerment Program “Aqdar” discussed the key topics of the UAE National Charter for the Digital World, which was announced for the first time. The panel discussion was held in cooperation and coordination with partners and attended by representatives of the Ministry of...

Motorcycle Parade in Al Ain as a Part of the ‘Express your Love for UAE’ initiative -Saturday 22 October 2016  

In collaboration with the Emirates Bikers Magazines, the Khalifa Student Empowerment Program “Aqdar” ‎organized a motorcycle parade as a part of the “Express Your Love for UAE” initiative. As many as 500 motorcycles and a number of cars took part in the parade, which started on Friday...

UniCredit Bank Austria, Raiffeisen Bank International and UniCredit Bulbank Granted an Expanded € 112.9 Million... -Saturday 22 October 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- UniCredit Bank Austria AG and UniCredit Bulbank AD increased and amended its current senior facility with Business Park Sofia (BPS), the largest office park in Central and Eastern Europe, in order to accommodate a new syndication partner, Raiffeisen Bank International AG (WBAG:...

The Estée Lauder Companies to Acquire BECCA Cosmetics -Saturday 22 October 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL) announced today that it has signed an agreement to acquire BECCA Cosmetics, a high-growth makeup brand offering complexion and color products that flatter a wide range of skin tones and enhance women’s features. Terms of the deal...

Saray Capital: Focused and Disciplined Value Investors from the Lands of Arabia -Friday 21 October 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The following is a statement from Saray Capital Approaching the last quarter of 2016 – we are faced with two general market conditions in our two geographical focus areas – the Middle East North Africa (MENA) markets and the developed markets. The MENA markets fell...

Patton Scores TWO Product of the Year Awards for 2016  -Friday 21 October 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Patton Electronics—US manufacturer of UC, cloud, and IoT enabling solutions for carrier, enterprise and industrial networks—announced today its achievements in claiming two 2016 Product of the Year awards from key industry trade journals. INTERNET TELEPHONY (IT) Magazine...

First ABB Research Award in Honor of Hubertus von Gruenberg Given to Dr. Jef Beerten  -Friday 21 October 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dr. Jef Beerten, of the University of Leuven (KU Leuven) and EnergyVille, postdoctoral fellow of Research Foundation – Flanders (FWO), Belgium, is the first recipient of the ABB Research Award in Honor of Hubertus von Gruenberg. At a ceremony in front of more than a hundred...

 Revlon® Welcomes Ciara as Global Brand Ambassador  -Thursday 20 October 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Revlon announces that Ciara, beloved entertainer, model and fashion icon, is joining the Revlon family as the newest Global Brand Ambassador. Ciara is a Grammy Award winning singer, songwriter, dancer and producer with over 23 million records sold and 16 million singles...

New GSMA Study Charts Course to Reset Competition Policy for Digital Ecosystems -Thursday 20 October 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA today launched the report “Resetting Competition Policy Frameworks for the Digital Ecosystem”. The global study, prepared for the GSMA by Competition Economists Group, provides a detailed analysis of the current principles and processes that govern today’s...

Nordson EFD Introduces New Precision Fluid Dispensing Guide for Mobile Devices & Wearables -Thursday 20 October 2016    

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Nordson EFD, a Nordson company (NASDAQ: NDSN), the world’s leading precision fluid dispensing systems manufacturer, has just released a new guide, “Nordson EFD Solutions: Fluid Positioning & Precision Dispensing in Mobile Device and Wearables Manufacturing.” It...

Saaed Signs Two Agreements to Improve its Network Using Latest Technologies  -Thursday 20 October 2016  

As a part of its participation at GITEX Technology Week 2016 held in Dubai, Saaed for Traffic Systems signed two cooperation and partnership agreements with Extreme Networks Inc. and EMC.  The ceremony was attended by Brigadier Eng. Hussein Ahmed Al Harithi, Chairman of Saaed. Engineer...

 Starbucks Announces Starbucks Reserve Roastery Coming to Tokyo in 2018  -Thursday 20 October 2016  

New location in Tokyo’s upscale Nakameguro District will be Starbucks fourth Roastery, globally (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Starbucks Coffee Company (NASDAQ: SBUX) today announced it will open a Starbucks Reserve Roastery, Japan, in 2018. Located in the Nakameguro district, an upscale neighborhood...

 Target Announces Spring Collaboration with Victoria Beckham  -Thursday 20 October 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT) today announced its limited-edition spring collaboration with designer Victoria Beckham. Available April 9, 2017, at all Target stores and Target.com, Victoria Beckham for Target reflects the essence of the Victoria, Victoria Beckham line,...

 Acrobits announces the launch of the iOS10 CallKit integration  -Thursday 20 October 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Acrobits announces all its retail and corporate products are now integrated with iOS10’s outstanding new CallKit API. Acrobits Softphone, Groundwire and Cloud Softphone users can now make and receive VoIP calls as effortlessly as if they were using the native Phone...