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Royal Patronage Adds Prestige to TMS Awards DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -Monday 23 September 2019  

The Maritime Standard Awards has announced that, for the sixth consecutive year, the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President, Dubai Civil Aviation Authority and Chairman and Chief Executive, Emirates Airline and Group has been bestowed on the event. Sheikh Ahmed...

The Maritime Standard Reveals Finalists for 2019 Awards -Sunday 22 September 2019  

A complete list of finalists for the sixth annual The Maritime Standard Awards, which will be held on Monday, 21st October 2019, at the Atlantis, the Palm, Dubai, has been officially announced. For the sixth year in a row His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President, Dubai Civil...

Patient Specific 3D Spine Model and Screw Guides Successfully Used in Scoliosis Surgery -Sunday 22 September 2019  

A 16-year old female with a 60-degree adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) underwent a successful surgery led by Dr Sherief Elsayed, Consultant Spinal Surgeon at Al Zahra Hospital, Sharjah, where a patient-specific 3D printed model of the spine was utilised to aid accuracy. This marks the first...

Visa B2B Connect Expands to 32 New Countries and Announces Integration With Infosys -Saturday 21 September 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) today announced that its Visa B2B Connect network has doubled its reach – from 30 global trade corridors at launch in June 2019, to 62, with the goal to expand to over 100 countries in 2020. In addition, Infosys, a global leader in next-generation...

Rimini Street Wins Gold Stevie® Award for “Company of the Year – Computer Services” in both the... -Saturday 21 September 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rimini Street, Inc. (Nasdaq: RMNI), a global provider of enterprise software products and services, the leading third-party support provider for Oracle and SAP software products and a Salesforce partner, today announced it has been named a Gold Stevie® Award winner for Company...

CGLytics and Glass Lewis Set a New Standard for Transparency in Equity-based Compensation -Friday 20 September 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- CGLytics, a leading global provider of governance data and analytics, and Glass Lewis, the world’s leading independent provider of governance and engagement support services, today announced the launch of Glass Lewis’ Equity Compensation Model (ECM) - a powerful new...

Andersen Global Expands Reach in London -Friday 20 September 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Andersen Global continues its expansion in the UK as Miles Dean, Zoe Wyatt and their team join the Andersen Tax LLP team in the UK. This addition brings further depth to the group in London and enhances the team’s ability to work with clients holistically and provide...

Panasonic to Provide Additional Automated Facial Recognition Gates for Passport Control at Airports in Japan -Friday 20 September 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic Corporation announced that it will be providing additional automated facial recognition gates for use at an expanded number of airports in Japan and also for newly expanded use in departure procedures for foreign travelers. The additional order will bring the total...

Patient Safety Leaders and Advocates Discuss Solutions to Eliminate Preventable Patient Deaths -Friday 20 September 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- On the same day the World Health Organization (WHO) designated World Patient Safety Day, The Patient Safety Movement Foundation’s (PSMF) Midyear Planning Meeting (MYPM) brought together more than a hundred patient safety stakeholders from across seven countries for intimate...

The LYCRA Company Announces New Solutions for the Circular Economy Under Its Planet Agenda Sustainability Platform -Thursday 19 September 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The LYCRA Company announced today that it is amplifying its Planet Agenda sustainability platform with the launch of LYCRA® EcoMade fiber, its first branded elastane made with pre-consumer content. The company also announced plans to convert the majority of COOLMAX® and...

Amazon Co-founds The Climate Pledge, Setting Goal to Meet the Paris Agreement 10 Years Early -Thursday 19 September 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) and Global Optimism announced The Climate Pledge, a commitment to meet the Paris Agreement 10 years early. Amazon today becomes the first signatory of this pledge. The Climate Pledge calls on signatories to be net zero carbon across their businesses...

IDEMIA and Zwipe Partner to Offer a Disruptive Biometric Payments Card Platform -Thursday 19 September 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- IDEMIA, the global leader in Augmented Identity and one of the world’s largest biometric payment card manufacturers, and Zwipe, a leading biometric technology company, have signed an exclusive partnership and distribution agreement that sees the two companies co-investing in...

Mary Kay Reveals Breakthrough Anti-Gravity Findings at the 49th European Society for Dermatological... -Thursday 19 September 2019    

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Mary Kay Inc., a leader in skin care innovation, continues its decades-long commitment to skin science by sharing its latest research targeting the causes and underlying mechanisms of slackened skin at the 49th Annual Meeting of the European Society for Dermatological...

Consistent cardiovascular benefits shown with empagliflozin treatment regardless of the number of controlled... -Thursday 19 September 2019  

Post-hoc analysis of the EMPA-REG OUTCOME® trial in adults with type 2 diabetes and established cardiovascular disease examined the cardiovascular benefits of empagliflozin based on the number of cardiovascular risk factor goals achieved.1 Findings from the post-hoc analysis were presented...

CosmeSurge opens Anti-aging unit, host first session on diabesity and how to combat it -Thursday 19 September 2019  

CosmeSurge, one of the region’s most trusted brands for cosmetic and aesthetic procedures will soon be opening an antiaging unit dedicated to maintaining and promoting the well-being, health and aesthetic appearance of patients based on three main pillars which are integrative medicine,...

Shiseido Marks the 30th Anniversary of Joint Research in Dermatology -Thursday 19 September 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Shiseido Company, Limited (“Shiseido”) has agreed on Tuesday, September 17, 2019 to extend for a further six years its research alliance with the dermatological laboratory CBRC (Cutaneous Biology Research Center), established by Harvard Medical School Dermatology Research...

The real and the virtual meet at IBC2019 Awards -Thursday 19 September 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The IBC2019 Awards saw recognition for the real – in terms of socially responsible projects and charitable bodies – and the virtual, including holograms over 5G and the cutting edge in delivering augmented reality. The two came together in the International Honour for...

DAMAC Awarded ‘Property Developer of the Year’ in 2019 International Business Magazine Awards -Thursday 19 September 2019  

DAMAC Properties, a leading luxury real estate developer in the region, has been recently awarded the ‘Property Developer of the Year UAE 2019’ at the International Business Magazine Awards.  The International Business Magazine Awards was designed and developed to recognise exceptional...

Daon Announces John Sanders as President of Emerging Markets -Wednesday 18 September 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Daon, a global leader in biometric identity technology, today announced that John Sanders has joined the company’s leadership team as President of Emerging Markets. Sanders will lead worldwide efforts for market expansion of Daon’s industry-leading identity platform...

Xpress Money Collaborates With Saudi-Based NCB’s Remittance Vertical Quick Pay -Wednesday 18 September 2019  

Global money transfer organization Xpress Money has collaborated with Quick Pay, the remittance arm of Saudi Arabia’s leading bank the National Commercial Bank. This partnership is a move in the right direction to broaden its portfolio of remittance solutions provided to expats in the...