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Ministry of Technology and Communications, Oman and Wipro Ink MoU to Launch Open Source CoE AL ATHAIBA, Oman & BANGALORE, India -Tuesday 10 December 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT, BSE: 507685, NSE: WIPRO), a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company and the Ministry of Technology and Communications (MTC), a government authority of the Sultanate of Oman, have signed a Memorandum of...

New Charter Seeks to Build Global Support for Tolerance and Religious Freedom -Tuesday 10 December 2019  

This week some of the world’s most respected Islamic scholars, joined by experts from governments, civil society groups and other faiths, will launch a new effort to build global peace, based on tolerance and religious freedom. At the sixth Assembly of the Forum for Promoting Peace in...

Google Makes Products More Helpful in Arabic -Tuesday 10 December 2019  

Google made a series of announcements today, at its largest event in the region, in a commitment to make its products more helpful to the Arab world. The announcements are new features on Google Search, the launch of Google Assistant in 15 new countries, a new safety feature on Maps and one...

Global Youth Forum in Abu Dhabi Sets Twelve Recommendations for Positive Socio-Economic Impact On Communities -Tuesday 10 December 2019  

Muslim leaders of non-Muslim countries in the world took to the stage in the UAE’s capital city of Abu Dhabi to promote tolerance and provide transformational tools for youth empowerment by setting twelve recommendations that focus on the core values of social inclusion with innovation,...

MetLife Named Life Insurance Company of the Year -Monday 9 December 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- MetLife was named Life Insurance Company of the Year at the 2019 Middle East Insurance Industry Awards (MIIA), organized by Middle East Insurance Review. As the fourth time recipient of the award, MetLife was commended for its customer focus and recognized for its efforts in...

Australian University Looks to Growing Chinese Market to Launch Global Luxury Management Degree in Dubai -Monday 9 December 2019  

University of Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD), the first international university and highest ranked Australian university in the UAE, today announced the launch of a new Masters’ degree – Global Executive Master in Luxury Management (GEMLux). Created in partnership with the prestigious Italian...

Pacific Prime Dubai Receives AXA’s Top Producer 2019 Award -Monday 9 December 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Pacific Prime, a leading insurance brokerage, has been awarded as the Top Producer 2019 - Employee Benefits, SME, and Retail, by AXA Insurance (Gulf) B.S.C. The broker’s Dubai branch received the award during the AXA Roadshow VIP Broker event on November 7, 2019, for being...

OKEx To Launch Options Trading -Monday 9 December 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- OKEx, the world’s largest spot and futures digital asset exchange by trading volume, today announced the launch of options trading. Developed from the ground up, OKEx Options represents a complete upgrade to the platform’s trading architecture, backed by a faster, more...

Middle East Stevie ® Awards Entry Deadline Extension Announced -Monday 9 December 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Stevie Awards have announced a general entry deadline extension for its new Middle East Stevie Awards sponsored by RAK Chamber. Applications will now be accepted through January 22 by popular demand. All organizations operating in 17 countries in the Middle East and...

Atkins Appoints Cris Dedigama as CEO for the Middle East and Africa -Monday 9 December 2019  

Atkins, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, is pleased to announce the appointment of Cris Dedigama as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for the Middle East and Africa. Based in the United Arab Emirates, he will lead the business’s end-to-end advisory, design and engineering and project management...

Saudi Arabia to Reinforce Logistical Ties with Japan -Monday 9 December 2019  

The Saudi Logistics Hub, a government initiative mandated to drive the growth of the country’s logistics sector, held its first global roadshow in Tokyo.   The roadshow, held on December 5 at The Palace, drew the participation of business leaders from the logistics sector, including the...

GEZE Expands Its Revolving Door Portfolio -Monday 9 December 2019  

GEZE has expanded its revolving doors product portfolio in many ways. This product portfolio now offers the optimal solution for every building type and all entrance situations. Revolving doors from GEZE are individually customized for each project, and specially manufactured to the customer's...

VF Corporation Announces New Science-Based Targets to Accelerate Social and Environmental Responsibility Programs -Sunday 8 December 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- VF Corporation (NYSE: VFC), one of the world’s largest apparel, footwear and accessories companies, today published the latest iteration of its Made for Change Sustainability & Responsibility report, including the announcement of industry-leading science-based targets...

BenQ EX2780Q 144Hz Gaming Monitor Offers the Most Immersive In-game Experience with World’s First HDRi Technology ... -Sunday 8 December 2019  

BenQ, internationally renowned provider of digital lifestyle devices, today launched its brand-new EX2780Q gaming monitor equipped with exclusive HDRi technology with intelligent visual optimization, tailored 2.1 channel Hi-Fi audio, and full-function of eye-care technology for the most...

Phoenix Contact – Key Partner on the Road to a Smarter World -Sunday 8 December 2019  

Ulrich Leidecker, President of the Business Area Industry Management and Automation, spoke at a press conference held at the SPS specialist automation trade fair in Nuremburg (November 26-28, 2019) about the development of Phoenix Contact's business situation in a year that was characterized by...

Kanguru Leaps Over The Competition With A New OS Agnostic Encrypted Fingerprint Access Flash Drive -Sunday 8 December 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Kanguru is proud to announce the launch of the world’s first OS Agnostic, Fingerprint Access Hardware Encrypted Flash Drive with remote management capability. This new biometric fingerprint access flash drive supplants the bulky pinpads and fussy combo keypads of leading...

YKK Brand Contents Spread the Idea “Little Parts. Big Difference.” Around the World: The Fourth Episode... -Saturday 7 December 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- As part of its activities to broadly communicate its corporate brand and “fasteners (zippers) ”, YKK Corporation(President: Hiroaki Otani; head office: Chiyoda, Tokyo; “YKK”) has created a short anime, “FASTENING DAYS 4”. “FASTENING DAYS 4” is the fourth...

Australian Defence Force Selects GA-ASI’s MQ-9B for Project Air 7003 -Saturday 7 December 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), the world’s leading manufacturer of Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS), has been advised that the Australian Government has selected GA-ASI’s MQ-9B SkyGuardian® variant to provide the Armed RPAS for the...

FLIR Wins U.S. Army Heavyweight Robot Contract Worth Up to $109M -Saturday 7 December 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) announced that its Kobra™ robot has been chosen for the United States (U.S.) Army’s Common Robotic System-Heavy (CRS-H) program. The five-year production contract to build upwards of 350 unmanned ground vehicles (UGVs) is worth up to $109...

ExaGrid Voted “Backup Storage Innovation of the Year” -Friday 6 December 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ExaGrid®, a leading provider of intelligent hyperconverged storage for backup, today announced that it has been voted “Backup Storage Innovation of the Year” in the Storage, Digitalisation + Cloud (SDC) Awards 2019. The SDC Awards – the new name for Angel Business...