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The Maritime Standard Swings Into 2019 DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -Sunday 24 March 2019  

Dubai-based publisher, conferences and awards organiser, The Maritime Standard (TMS), aims to build further on a highly successful 2018 with a number of significant new initiatives in the year ahead. The company made a number of key announcements at a special networking event held at the...

Rimini Street CEO Visits Seoul, Addresses Changing IT Mission -Saturday 23 March 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, is committed to helping South Korean companies reduce ongoing IT operating...

XPRIZE Identifies 10 Future Breakthroughs Required to Protect Our Forests -Saturday 23 March 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, on the United Nations’ International Day of Forests, XPRIZE is releasing the Future of Forests Impact Roadmap, created in partnership with Kimberly-Clark Corporation. The digital report and its interactive website, based on future foresight techniques, illustrate the...

Tommy Hilfiger Calls on Social Entrepreneurs to Take on the Tommy Hilfiger Fashion Frontier Challenge  -Saturday 23 March 2019      

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Tommy Hilfiger, which is owned by PVH Corp. [NYSE: PVH], is pleased to announce that year two applications for the Tommy Hilfiger Fashion Frontier Challenge are now open. The global program aims to support entrepreneurial start-up and scale-up stage businesses developing...

FANCL Regains Control of Their IT Roadmap by Switching to Rimini Street Support for its SAP Application -Friday 22 March 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 that FANCL, a leading additive-free cosmetics and health...

Susan Ochs Joins PSB as Global Head, Financial Services  -Friday 22 March 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- PSB, a global research-based consultancy, announced today that Susan Ochs has joined the firm as Senior Vice President and Global Head, Financial Services, effective immediately. Ochs is based in New York and is responsible for the global development of the financial services...

Her Excellency Sheikha Hind Attends International Universities Arabic Debating Championship Closing Ceremony -Thursday 21 March 2019  

Her Excellency Sheikha Hind bint Hamad Al Thani, Vice Chairperson and CEO of Qatar Foundation (QF), attended the closing ceremony of the fifth edition of the International Universities Arabic Debating Championship (IUDC) organized by QatarDebate, a member of QF. The championship – held...

HKTDC Hong Kong Houseware Fair Opens in April -Thursday 21 March 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Asia’s leading HKTDC Hong Kong Houseware Fair is welcoming its 34th edition in the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre from 20-23 April 2019. Some 2,200 global exhibitors will showcase a wide range of high-quality household items to global buyers. In 2018, over 29,500...

Velodyne Demonstrates Lidar Solution for Rich Perception Data Collection on NVIDIA DRIVE Platform -Thursday 21 March 2019      

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Velodyne Lidar, Inc. today announced its surround-view lidar solutions for collecting rich perception data in testing and validation are available on the NVIDIA DRIVE™ autonomous driving platform--allowing full, 360-degree perception in real time, facilitating highly...

Kohler Celebrates the Details of Design at Milan Design Week 2019 -Thursday 21 March 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Kohler, a global lifestyle brand, returns to Milan Design Week to host an enticing sensory experience inside the historic Palazzo Del Senato (via Senato, 10, 20121 Milan, Italy). The large-scale immersive exhibit showcases Kohler’s bold approach to design and the brand’s...

Zoho sees over 100% market growth in the UAE, announces initiatives for the region -Wednesday 20 March 2019  

Zoho, a global provider of cloud-based business software, today announced its plans for expanding and reinforcing its presence in the UAE and GCC region. The announcement was made on the sidelines of the company's annual user conference, Zoholics Dubai. The initiatives include launch of Zoho's...

Fintech will radically improve financial health of people in the Gulf, say experts -Wednesday 20 March 2019  

FinTech will radically improve the financial health of the people of the Gulf through access to next-generation banking services, says Mr. Simon Galpin, Managing Director of Bahrain Economic Development Board. He was speaking at Finnovex ME 2019, a one-day conference on financial innovation and...

Citrusbyte Announces Global Rebrand to Theorem -Wednesday 20 March 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Citrusbyte, a leading provider of innovation and engineering services to the Fortune 500, announces that beginning today, the company will operate under the new brand name Theorem. The new name for the firm reflects a realignment of the company’s brand with its long-term...

Woman conceives after 13 failed IVFs -Wednesday 20 March 2019  

Longing to be a mother, Joelle Nasr tried in-vitro fertilization (IVF) cycle 13 times, each leaving her heart-broken and shattered with no positive results. However, determined to be a parent, Joel did not lose hope and continued her battle with infertility, only to be blessed with twins at...

Dubai’s Construction Giant Reign Holdings Scoops Major Real Estate Award -Wednesday 20 March 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Reign Holdings Group Chairman Samir Salya is celebrating after the global firm scooped a major international business award. His multi-billion-pound construction company has been named as one of the Top Real Estate Companies in the Middle East by Forbes Magazine. Mr....

Western Union Teams Up with Thunes to Expand Payout Capabilities to Mobile Wallets -Wednesday 20 March 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Western Union (NYSE: WU), a leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movement, has teamed up with Thunes, a cross-border payments network for emerging markets, to enable Western Union customers to send funds directly into mobile wallets around the world. This press...

ATP Prevents DDR3 Supply Shortage with New Own-Built DDR3 8 Gbit Components and Modules -Wednesday 20 March 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ATP Electronics, the leading manufacturer of “Industrial Only” memory and storage solutions, has announced its commitment to provide its own high-density DDR3 8 Gbit components to ensure the steady supply of DDR3 memory, especially for customers in the networking and...

NTT DATA Names FlytBase as Winner of Ninth Open Innovation Contest -Wednesday 20 March 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- NTT DATA (TOKYO: 9613), a leading IT services provider, announced today that it has awarded Pune, India-based FlytBase as the Open Innovation Contest 9.0 champion for developing the world’s first Internet of Drones (IoD) platform for easily deploying intelligent drones...

Atkins Appoints New Chief Executive Officer of Engineering, Design and Project Management for the Middle East and... -Wednesday 20 March 2019  

Atkins, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, announces that Mr. Grant Porter has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for the company’s Engineering, Design and Project Management business in the Middle East and Africa. Located in the Middle East, Mr. Porter will oversee current...

“The decision to suspend circulation of Al Shifa Honey products in markets across Oman pertains to two specific... -Wednesday 20 March 2019  

The company that produces and markets Al Shifa honey explained that the decision by the Public Authority for Consumer Protection (PACP) to suspend the circulation of Al Shifa Natural honey pertains to two specific batches and not the company’s full products line. The withdrawal decision is...