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New GSMA Study Describes the Changing Economics of the Digital Ecosystem BRUSSELS -Tuesday 17 May 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA today published a new report examining the structure, economic drivers and financial performance of the global internet economy and its respective segments. “The Internet Value Chain,” developed by A.T. Kearney for the GSMA, assesses how the internet ecosystem has...

KoolSpan Partners with EMS to Increase Global Availability of Encrypted Secure Voice and Messaging Solutions -Tuesday 17 May 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- KoolSpan, Inc., a leading provider of encrypted secure voice and messaging solutions for mobile phones, today announced a partnership with EMS, a leading provider of mobility solutions and services in the Middle East, Africa, Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), Eastern...

Hilton Puts the World on Sale with Largest Global Sale Ever -Tuesday 17 May 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) announced today one of the richest deals in their nearly 100-year history, the Hilton World Sale. Running May 13 – September 6, 2016, the Hilton World Sale offers Hilton HHonors members great value with up to 30 percent off at participating hotels...

Abu Dhabi Traffic Urges Caution in Foggy Conditions -Tuesday 17 May 2016  

The Traffic and Patrols Directorate at the General Directorate of Central Operations of Abu Dhabi Police called upon drivers to remain cautious and reduce their vehicles’ speed in cases of low visibility due to fog and to drive cautiously at a speed that is appropriate for the prevailing...

Fenergo Launches Abu Dhabi Office to Serve Middle East Market -Tuesday 17 May 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Fenergo, the leading provider of Regulatory Onboarding and Client Lifecycle Management software solutions for wholesale and private banks, celebrated the official opening of its new office in Abu Dhabi at a launch event hosted by the Ambassador of Ireland to the United Arab...

New Presentations at ATS 2016 Reinforce OFEV® (nintedanib) Efficacy, Safety and Tolerability Across Broad Range of... -Tuesday 17 May 2016  

A new analysis of Phase III INPULSIS® trials reinforces OFEV®’s slowing of disease progression in a composite endpoint involving lung function decline (FVC decrease >10%) and death1 In a separate analysis of the INPULSIS® trials, OFEV® significantly reduced the risk of acute...

CEOs from Leading Mobile Players to Keynote at Mobile World Congress Shanghai 2016 -Tuesday 17 May 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA announced confirmed keynote speakers for Mobile World Congress Shanghai, including CEOs and senior leaders from companies such as AT&T Mobility, Baidu, China Mobile, China Telecom, HTC, KDDI, NTT DOCOMO, Oberthur Technologies, Telenor Pakistan and ZTE. The GSMA also...

Afton Chemical Corporation Opens Production Plant in Jurong Island -Tuesday 17 May 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Global petroleum additive specialist Afton Chemical Corporation today announced the opening of its production plant in Jurong Island, Singapore which was marked by a special visit by Singapore’s Minister for Trade and Industry (Industry), Mr S Iswaran.   The facility...

Reem Mall Uses Yardi Voyager 7S for Retail Property Management -Tuesday 17 May 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Reem Mall, a new world class shopping, leisure and entertainment destination in Abu Dhabi, has automated property management and accounting with Yardi Voyager® 7S, a tablet-compatible, Software as a Service property management and accounting platform.   Reem Mall also...

South Korea is first to approve next generation lung cancer treatment olmutinib (BI 1482694 / HM61713) -Tuesday 17 May 2016

  ↵ Olmutinib* (BI 1482694 / HM61713) is first TKI therapy approved in South Korea for patients with EGFR T790M mutation-positive lung cancer Boehringer Ingelheim continues to accelerate development of the compound to bring innovative treatments to patients around the world as...

SmartStream Names Haytham Kaddoura as CEO, Philippe Chambadal to Assume the Role of President -Tuesday 17 May 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SmartStream Technologies, the Transaction Lifecycle Management (TLM®) specialist, today announced that Haytham Kaddoura has been named CEO of SmartStream and will be working with Philippe Chambadal who will be assuming the role of President. With the recent formation of the...

Qatar First Bank Praises Saudi Arabia’s 2030 Vision and Sets the Ground for a Presence in the Kingdom -Tuesday 17 May 2016  

Qatar First Bank L.L.C. (QFB), a leading Shari’ah-compliant bank based in Qatar offering investment opportunities and innovative financial solutions with local, regional and international reach, welcomed the Saudi Arabia 2030 vision announced by Saudi Arabia's Deputy Crown Prince Mohammad bin...

National Rehabilitation Center Urges Families to Guard Against their Children Falling Prey to Drugs -Monday 16 May 2016  

The National Rehabilitation Center (NRC) urged families to closely monitor their children’s behaviors, keep them on track with their academic work and protect them from the dangers of drug abuse.   Dr. Ali Al Marzouqi, Director of the Public Health and Research Department at the NRC,...

Rimini Street Launches Support for SAP HANA Database -Monday 16 May 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rimini Street, Inc., the leading independent provider of enterprise software support services for SAP SE’s (NYSE:SAP) Business Suite and BusinessObjects software and Oracle Corporation’s (NYSE:ORCL) Siebel, PeopleSoft, JD Edwards, E-Business Suite, Oracle...

GSMA Puts Spotlight on Digital and Financial Inclusion at Women Deliver 2016 -Monday 16 May 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Mats Granryd, Director General of the GSMA, will be joined by a panel of esteemed speakers for an exploration of issues surrounding the mobile phone gender gap at the Women Deliver 2016 conference this week in Copenhagen. In addition to Mr. Granryd, the...

SureScan™ Corporation, Manufacturer of the x1000 Explosive Detection Checked Baggage Screening Solution, Appoints New... -Monday 16 May 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SureScan™ Corporation, an emerging leader bringing advanced technology and manufacturing to the homeland security marketplace, today announced that John Percival has been named President, replacing LeeAnn Levesque, who has recently left the company to pursue other...

Aldo Coppola, Abu Dhabi First Kingdom of Beauty in the Middle East -Monday 16 May 2016  

"Aldo Coppola" the luxury fashion Italian brand celebrated yesterday the new opening of its first Salon and Spa in the Middle East in Abu Dhabi. Aldo Coppola which has more than 200 salons in the world could not resist having an amazing Villa next to the InterContinental in Abu Dhabi to be its...

Easy Solutions Enters Reseller Agreement with Qatar Datamation Services to Provide Total Fraud Protection to Qatari... -Monday 16 May 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Easy Solutions, the Total Fraud Protection® company, today announced that it has signed a reseller agreement with Qatar Datamation Services to provide Easy Solutions’ full range of Total Fraud Protection solutions to the Qatari market. As part of the agreement, Qatar...

Barclays and Planixs Are Collaborating in the Creation of an Improved Global Intraday Liquidity and Funding Capability -Monday 16 May 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Barclays and Planixs are collaborating in the creation of an improved global intraday liquidity and funding capability. The latest module has gone live and is providing more timely data and enhanced visibility of intraday positions across Barclays’ key locations....

MoI Council Discusses Services of Traffic and Licensing Sector -Saturday 14 May 2016  

The Ministry of Interior Council, hosted by UAE national Al Muta’ared Saif Al Afari at his residence in Al Ain, tackled the services and challenges of the traffic and licensing sector. The council highlighted the Ministry of Interior’s efforts in implementing the best practices in the...