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Australian University Looks to Growing Chinese Market to Launch Global Luxury Management Degree in Dubai Dubai, United Arab Emirates, -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...

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...

Schlumberger Announces Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year 2019 Results Conference Call -Monday 9 December 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) will hold a conference call on January 17, 2020 to discuss the results for the fourth quarter and full year ending December 31, 2019. The conference call is scheduled to begin at 8:30 am US Eastern time and a press release regarding the...

Citi Private Bank Issues Outlook 2020: Global Growth Can Endure Over the Coming Year -Monday 9 December 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Citi Private Bank today released its Outlook report for 2020, titled, “Staying Positive in a Negative (Yielding) World.” The twice-yearly publication provides in-depth insights into the global economy and financial markets for the coming year, and highlights important...

PW Power Systems Delivers Brighter Holidays for Puerto Rico -Sunday 8 December 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- PW Power Systems (PWPS), the leading provider of aero-derivative power generation energy solutions, announces that PREPA (Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority) has three, PWPS FT8® MOBILEPAC® gas turbines ready for operation. The 30-megawatt mobile gas turbine units are...

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...

SHRM--Society for Human Resource Management and Prometric Renew Long-Term Partnership with Multi-year Agreement -Sunday 8 December 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Following a comprehensive procurement process, we’re excited to announce that SHRM--Society for Human Resource Management®, the voice of all things work, has selected Prometric® as its strategic testing partner. Under the renewal, Prometric will assist in the delivery of...

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...

AFC Announces Joint Development Agreement with Brahms Oil Refineries Limited on the First Refinery in Guinea -Saturday 7 December 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Africa Finance Corporation (“AFC” or the “Corporation”), the leading infrastructure solutions provider in Africa is pleased to announce its Joint Development Agreement (“Agreement”) with Brahms Oil Refineries Limited (“Brahms”), which is part of Brahms Group, a...

Soteria AI Announces $5MM in Private Funding -Saturday 7 December 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Soteria AI, the company developing the first AI assistant for gaming, has secured $5MM in private funding from N5 Holdings, led by CEO and Chairwoman Princess Nouf bint Bandar Al Saud. The funding will drive the continued development of Natasha, Soteria’s AI assistant for...

Foodkart Taps GetSwift for Last-Mile Delivery Logistics Across the GCC -Saturday 7 December 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Following a rigorous evaluation process, Foodkart, the largest food delivery network in the GCC, is pleased to announce that it has chosen GetSwift Limited (Australian Securities Exchange: GSW) as its exclusive SaaS-based last-mile logistics platform. Initially, Foodkart...

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...

PCI Security Standards Council Publishes New Standard for Contactless Payments -Saturday 7 December 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Today the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) published a new data security standard for solutions that enable merchants to accept contactless payments using a commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) mobile device (e.g., smartphone or tablet) with near-field communication (NFC)....

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...

B2Broker Expands Liquidity With the Introduction of 61 New Crypto CFD Pairs -Saturday 7 December 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- B2Broker, a liquidity and technology provider of solutions for the crypto and foreign exchange (FX) industry, today announced that it is expanding its Crypto CFD liquidity offering with the introduction of 61 new pairs. B2Broker was the first liquidity provider to launch 39...