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Advice from Hilton Worldwide’s Head of Fitness

ME Newswire / Business Wire

MCLEAN, Va. - Friday, January 18th 2013

Whether you’re away for business or pleasure, don’t let traveling be an excuse to break your healthy New Year’s resolutions.Check out these tips from Jodi Sullivan, Hilton Worldwide’s senior director of global fitness, to help maintain your health wherever your travels may take you.

    Eat five to six small meals a day. Try to eat five to six small meals per day. This will keep your metabolism running all day long and prevent blood sugar spikes which lead to excess fat storage.Incorporate plenty of fresh fruit and vegetables into your meals and try to avoid high calorie, high fat food.
    Plan exercise in advance. Schedule your workout like you would a business meeting. Determine the day and time you plan to visit the gym and log it into your itinerary. Keep in mind the majority of our fitness centers offer 24 ... Read more »
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Reduces power consumption by 70% of existing product

TOKYO - Friday, January 18th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO:6502) has launched a MIPI-DSI to LVDS interface-converter bridge LSI for LCD displays that is suited for use in mobile devices, such as tablet PCs and UltrabooksTM. The new lineup supports panel resolutions up to WUXGA (1920 x 1200 x 24bit @ 60fps). Samples are available now with mass production scheduled to start in March 2013.

The new interface bridge changes the power supply operating voltage of the LVDS operating system from 3.3V to 1.8V, reducing the power consumption of the LSI to 30% that of Toshiba's current product, a level that can contribute to reduced overall power consumption by products in which it is used.

Key Features

    Reduces power consumption by 70%, compared to Toshiba's current product, by using a 1.8V LVDS operating system.
    Maximum 1Gbps/lane link ... Read more »
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New satellite services bring fiber speed and satellite reach at a very affordable price.

ST. JOHN, Channel Islands & PAGO PAGO, American Samoa - Friday, January 18th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The American Samoa Telecommunications Authority (ASTCA) and O3b Networkshave signed agreements for O3b Networks to provide up to 1.2Gbps of future broadband connectivity for Internet and other services for American Samoa starting in 2013.

O3b Networks is launching a Middle Earth Orbit constellation of satellites that deliver fiber speed and satellite reach for Pacific Island nations. Because O3b satellites are situated in orbit at only 8062 km over the planet, they are 4 times closer than the geosynchronous satellites that have served American Samoa in the past. This proximity dramatically reduces roundtrip delay for voice calls and web surfing. The O3b constellation will be ready for service in the third quarter of this year.

Today, the territory is ser ... Read more »
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ST. JOHN, Channel Islands & LUXEMBOURG - Friday, January 18th 2013 [BUSINESS WIRE/ ME NewsWire]

O3b Networks and SES (Paris:SESG)(LuxX:SESG) announced today that Digicel has contracted capacity on SES' NSS-9 satellite and O3b's Medium Earth Orbit fleet to provide high quality internet bandwidth for their cellular network in Papua New Guinea.

Under the multi-year agreement, the fast growing mobile phone network provider will use the C-band capacity on the NSS-9 satellite at 183 degrees East and the O3bTrunk service to continue to deliver high-quality voice and high-speed mobile data services to its customers across Papua New Guinea.

"As a long-term partner of Digicel, we understand their business needs and are pleased to meet them again by collaborating with O3b Networks," said Ferdinand Kayser, Chief Commercial Officer at SES. "The contract with Digicel is a fine example of how geostationary and Medium Earth Orbit satellites complement each other to offer a uni ... Read more »
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HOUSTON - Friday, January 18th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Board of Directors of Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) today approved a 13.6% increase of the quarterly dividend. The increased dividend of $0.3125 per share of outstanding common stock is payable on April 12, 2013 to stockholders of record at the close of business on February 20, 2013.

About Schlumberger

Schlumberger is the world’s leading supplier of technology, integrated project management and information solutions to customers working in the oil and gas industry worldwide. Employing more than 118,000 people representing over 140 nationalities and working in approximately 85 countries, Schlumberger provides the industry’s widest range of products and services from exploration through production.

Schlumberger Limited has principal offices in Paris, Houston and The Hague and reported revenues of $36.96 billion in 2011. For more information, visit www.slb.com.

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