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Lausanne to Be the Epicentre of Brain Research in May 2016 Zurich, Switzerland -Thursday 7 April 2016

The Brain Forum brings together top scientists and entrepreneurs from the world’s biggest brain initiatives. The event will run in collaboration with EPFL on 26 and 27 May at the SwissTech Convention Center in Lausanne, Switzerland. Launched in 2013, The Brain Forum plays an important role...

Former CEO of JustEat Backs Rising StarOfService -Thursday 7 April 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Klaus Nyengaard, the former CEO of JustEat, has thrown his weight behind local services marketplace StarOfService (www.starofservice.com). Nyengaard has been appointed Head of Advisory Board, and joins the founders of BlaBlaCar as a fellow investor in the French start-up as it...

Zee TV Partners with SES Platform Services to Launch New Indian TV Channel in Germany via SES Satellite -Thursday 7 April 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES Platform Services, a wholly-owned subsidiary of SES S.A. (NYSE Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG), today announced it has entered into a long-term partnership with India's leading media conglomerate, Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited (ZEEL), to launch a new free-to-air (FTA)...

ZTE Reports Over RMB100.1 Billion in Revenues for 2015 -Thursday 7 April 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ZTE Corporation (“ZTE” or the “Group”) (H share stock code: 0763.HK / A share stock code: 000063.SZ) today announced overall operating revenues of RMB100.19 billion for the year ended 31 December 2015, while operating cash flow and cash dividend hit historic highs as...

Panasonic Develops Light Diffusion Polypropylene Resin Molding Compounds, “FULL BRIGHT” PP -Thursday 7 April 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic Corporation today announced that it has developed a light diffusion type polypropylene (PP) resin molding compound, called “FULL BRIGHT”*1 PP, which can extend the operating life of LEDs. The industry’s first*2 introduction of a material applicable for injection...

Conrad Hotels & Resorts Announces Debut of Conrad Pune in India -Thursday 7 April 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The smart luxury and intuitive service of the Conrad Hotels & Resorts brand debuts in India with the opening of Conrad Pune. Located in the heart of the central business district, the iconic Art Deco inspired Conrad Pune is the epitome of curated experience, services and...

AGCO’s Brands Win Red Dot Design Award 2016 -Thursday 7 April 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- AGCO's attention to design was recognized recently when Fendt and Valtra, two of its leading brands, won the prestigious Red Dot Design Award 2016. The Red Dot Design competition is one of the largest and most respected design competitions in the world. More than 5,200 products...

Catalytic Finance Initiative Brings Together Banks and Investors, Directs $8 Billion in Capital for High-Impact... -Thursday 7 April 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- A consortium of leading financial institutions and investors today announced a new partnership under the Catalytic Finance Initiative (CFI) to direct $8 billion in total commitments toward high-impact sustainable investments. Partners joining the CFI include AllianceBernstein...

The UAE Welcomes the Philippines Joining the Virtual Global Taskforce -Wednesday 6 April 2016  

The United Arab Emirates (UAE), the current chair of the Virtual Global Taskforce (VGT), welcomed the Philippines as a new member of the VGT the Global Alliance against online child abuse. With the accession of the Philippines, the number of members in the VGT climbs to 13 countries and 18...

QNB Group: Financial Results for the Three Months Ended 31 March 2016 -Wednesday 6 April 2016  

QNB Group, a leading bank in the Middle East and Africa, announced its results for the three months ended 31 March 2016. For the first three months of 2016, Net Profit was QAR2.9 billion, (USD 787 million) up by 7.1% compared to last year. The Group’s prudent cost control policy and...

Sharjah Residency Reviews Best Practices at Al Ain Residency -Wednesday 6 April 2016  

A delegation from the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in Sharjah visited the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in Al Ain. The visit aims to review the work mechanism and to exchange expertise on services procedures in general and the procedures...

ADP Traffic Intensifies Traffic Control in Residential Neighborhoods in Al Ain -Wednesday 6 April 2016  

The Traffic and Patrols Directorate at Abu Dhabi Police spares no effort to take action against objectionable behaviors, such as allowing young people under 18 to drive in Al Ain city and to reduce the disturbing noise caused by illegally modified vehicles to increase their speed and amplify...

Ahmad bin Tahnoun Inspects Adventures Students Camp in Abu Dhabi -Wednesday 6 April 2016  

Major General Pilot Sheikh Ahmad bin Tahnoun Al Nahyan, Chairman of the National and Reserve Service Authority at the UAE Armed Forces General Command inspected the second Adventures Students’ Camp. The camp is organized by the Khalifa Student Empowerment Program ‘Aqdar’, in partnership...

Distinguished Emirati Woman Conference to be Organized Periodically -Wednesday 6 April 2016  

Major General Dr. Abdul Quddous Abdul Al Obaidly, Deputy Commander-in-Chief of Dubai Police for the Quality and Excellence Affairs and Chairman of the Emirates Intellectual Property Association (EIPA), announced that based on the recommendations of Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan,...

Al Shareefi Praises Runner Al Qubaisi’s Outstanding Achievement in the Spartan Race -Wednesday 6 April 2016  

Major General Maktoum Ali Al Shareefi, Acting Commander-in-Chief of Abu Dhabi Police, received the top achieving runner Rashid Butti Al Qubaisi, who ranked first in the Spartan Race, which was held for the first time in the Kingdom of Bahrain, on April 1, 2016. Major General Al Shareefi...

Schlumberger Announces Increase in Maximum Tender Amount and Early Tender Results for Tender Offer for Senior Notes of... -Wednesday 6 April 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Schlumberger Holdings Corporation (“SHC” or the “Company”) today announced the early tender results in its previously announced cash tender offer for up to an aggregate principal amount of $1,200,000,000 of the outstanding senior notes of Cameron International...

Schlumberger Announces the Pricing of its Tender Offer for Senior Notes of Cameron International Corporation -Wednesday 6 April 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Schlumberger Holdings Corporation (“SHC” or the “Company”) today announced the early tender results and consideration to be paid in its previously announced cash tender offer for up to an aggregate principal amount of $1,243,157,000 of the outstanding senior notes of...

New Fleets Could Generate 98 Million Terabytes of Data Annually by 2026 According to Oliver Wyman’s MRO Survey -Wednesday 6 April 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The latest aircraft designs now entering fleets are equipped with technologies that can deliver unprecedented collection and transmission of data at the system and part level according to Oliver Wyman’s annual MRO (maintenance, repair, and overhaul) Survey. The global fleet...

AIM Summit in Abu Dhabi Sets New Benchmarks for Alternatives Industry -Wednesday 6 April 2016  

An exclusive group of high-profile global investors and business leaders convened for the 2016 Alternative Investment Management Summit on March 30 and 31 to discuss the trends that will shape the future of the industry. Hosted by Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), the event drew over 250...

SES: TERN Launches INSIGHT HD Channel on SKY at 28.2 Degrees East -Wednesday 6 April 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES S.A. (NYSE Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) announced today that the Netherlands-based TV Entertainment Reality Network (TERN) has contracted additional SES capacity under a long-term agreement to launch its HD channel INSIGHT on the SKY digital platform via SES satellites at Astra...