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du and ITWORX pioneer the launch of du Business Hub to Foster Enterprise Collaboration Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Thursday 20 October 2016  

Pioneering the new age of internal communications, du signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with ITWORX to launch du Business Hub and bring the intranet of tomorrow, to UAE enterprises today. The MoU was signed by Hany Fahmy Aly, Executive Vice President Enterprise Business, du, and...

MoI Council Calls for Encouraging the Youth to Show Creativity and Innovation -Wednesday 19 October 2016  

Participants in the Ministry of Interior’s Council, which was hosted by Mohammad Bakhit Saeed Al Ketbi at his residence in Al Ain, emphasized the need to encourage young people in the UAE to acquire positive values ​​such as creativity and innovation, in order to play a leading part in the...

MoI Wins Three Prestigious Awards from IACP -Wednesday 19 October 2016  

The UAE Ministry of Interior obtained three prestigious international awards from the International Association of Chiefs of Police. The award ceremony, which was held in the USA, was attended by Major General Dr. Abdul Quddous Abdul Razzaq Al Obaidly, Assistant Director General of Total Quality...

OT and Etisalat Launch the First Mobile Wallet Service in UAE -Wednesday 19 October 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Oberthur Technologies (OT), a leading global provider of embedded security software products and services, today announced the adoption by Etisalat of OT’s digital platforms to introduce the first of its kind mobile wallet service in UAE. With the explosion in the number...

MoI Signs Two Technology Agreements at “GITEX 2016” -Wednesday 19 October 2016  

As a part of its participation at GITEX Technology Week 2016 held in Dubai, the Ministry of Interior (MoI) signed two agreements that focus on technology innovation with Cisco and Microsoft.   The two agreements were signed by Brigadier Eng. Hussein Ahmed Al Harithi, Director General of...

World Federation of Societies of Anaesthesiologists (WFSA) Signs Commitment to Support Patient Safety Movement’s... -Wednesday 19 October 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The World Federation of Societies of Anaesthesiologists (WFSA) has signed a commitment to action and announced that it will support the Patient Safety Movement Foundation (PSMF) and its mission to eliminate preventable deaths by the year 2020. Concurrently, the PSMF is...

Saif bin Zayed Briefed on Preparations for “Arabian Gulf Security 1” Drill -Wednesday 19 October 2016  

During a meeting in his office on Monday, Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, was briefed on the efforts exerted by the Ministry of Interior’s committees and task forces included in the joint committees, in preparation for the first...

Virgin Cruises Sets Sail under New Moniker “Virgin Voyages” -Wednesday 19 October 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Virgin Group founder Sir Richard Branson today revealed Virgin Voyages as the inspiring new identity for the company’s cruise line. Joined by the company’s President and CEO Tom McAlpin, they announced the name, and shared that Virgin Voyages has officially signed a ship...

Millennial-Targeted Ultra HD Channel C4K360 Launches on SES Satellite -Tuesday 18 October 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES S.A. (Euronext Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) today announced a capacity agreement to launch the new C4K360 Ultra HD channel across North America aboard its SES-1 satellite. C4K360 joins SES’s 4K Ultra HD distribution neighbourhood hosted on three satellites (SES-1, SES-3 and...

Takeda Showcases Continued Commitment in Hodgkin Lymphoma During 10th International Symposium on Hodgkin Lymphoma... -Tuesday 18 October 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE: 4502) will present data on ADCETRIS® (brentuximab vedotin) in Hodgkin lymphoma at the 10th International Symposium on Hodgkin Lymphoma (ISHL), October 22 – 25, 2016 in Cologne, Germany. Four studies on brentuximab vedotin will be...

Workshop to Introduce Tasks of Inspector General Office at the MoI -Tuesday 18 October 2016  

The Office of the Inspector General organized a workshop to introduce its goals, tasks and procedures. The workshop took place at the Eastern Region Department at the Sharjah Police General Headquarters (GHQ). In his address during the workshop, Colonel Nasser Mankush, Head of the Follow-up...

Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority and Alibaba Cloud Host Start-up Contest to Accelerate Innovation in Middle East -Tuesday 18 October 2016  

Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority (DSOA), the regulatory body for Dubai Silicon Oasis (DSO), and Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing arm of Alibaba Group, today jointly hosted the Middle East finals of Create@Alibaba Cloud Start-up Contest (CACSC) at the Dubai Technology Entrepreneur Centre (DTEC)...

AIG Agrees to Sell Certain Latin America, Central and Eastern Europe Operations to Fairfax Financial; Enters into... -Tuesday 18 October 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- American International Group, Inc. (NYSE:AIG) today announced that it has entered into several agreements with Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited, a leading global property and casualty insurer and reinsurer, as part of a strategic partnership that will further focus and...

International Elections Experts Call for Action to Confront Digital Democracy Deficit -Tuesday 18 October 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Embracing technology can strengthen democracy and empower voters, according to a number of renowned elections experts who have contributed to a report released today by International Elections Advisory Council (IEAC). The Future of Elections Report comprises seven essays...

Tokyo Moves into the Top 3 in the GPCI 2016 City Rankings; ... -Tuesday 18 October 2016      

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Mori Memorial Foundation’s Institute for Urban Strategies, a research institute established by Mori Building, unveiled today its Global Power City Index (GPCI) 2016 report. The report was first released in 2008; it evaluates and ranks 42 major cities according to their...

Sagemcom and Plume Partner to Offer an Adaptive, Self-Optimising Home Wi-Fi Solution to Broadband Service... -Tuesday 18 October 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Sagemcom Broadband SAS, a leader in broadband and residential terminals and digital set-top-boxes, and Plume Design, Inc., the creator of Adaptive Wi-Fi™, today announce that the Plume Adaptive Wi-Fi™ solution, including the Pods, are now available as a fully integrated...

EICMP Showcases Latest Camel Milk Products at SIAL Paris 2016 -Tuesday 18 October 2016  

Dubai-based camel milk producer Emirates Industry for Camel Milk & Products (EICMP) and producer of the famous Camelicious “the most nutritious and wholesome drink in the dairy industry” has participated at SIAL Paris 2016, from 16 to October 20, one of the world’s premier food...

Cutting-edge Connectivity Meets Classic Watch Design in New Misfit Phase Hybrid Smartwatch -Tuesday 18 October 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)--  Today Misfit announces Misfit Phase Hybrid Smartwatch, an advanced timepiece that merges the design of an analog watch with the functionality of a smartwatch.  Classically inspired but with cutting-edge connectivity, Misfit Phase leverages a sleek and simple design to...

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment Announces Fantastic Beasts™: Cases From The Wizarding World for Mobile... -Tuesday 18 October 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment today announced Fantastic Beasts: Cases From The Wizarding World, a new hidden objects mobile game inspired by the Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts films. Launching on November 17, 2016, a day before the theatrical release of Warner...

Bank of America Reports Third-Quarter 2016 Financial Results -Monday 17 October 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Bank of America today reported its third-quarter 2016 financial results. The news release, supplemental filing and investor presentation can be accessed in the following ways: Bank of America newsroom at http://newsroom.bankofamerica.com. Bank of America Investor...