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SALT LAKE CITY - Tuesday, February 26th 2013 [BUSINESS WIRE/ ME NewsWire]

USANA Health Sciences Inc. (NYSE: USNA), a global nutritional company, announced today that its China subsidiary BabyCare Ltd. received official government approval from the Ministry of Commerce People’s Republic of China (MOFCOM) to expand direct selling activities in three additional provinces/municipalities within the People’s Republic of China. The provinces/municipalities include Jiangsu, Shanxi and Tianjin.

These three additional licenses granted to USANA’s wholly owned subsidiary, BabyCare Ltd., add to the company’s existing direct selling license in the municipality of Beijing. This announcement of MOFCOM granting three additional provincial/municipality direct sales licenses shows the good standing of USANA’s China operations doing business as BabyCare Ltd.

"We are excited to see continued progress in China as we expand the reach of our world-class products plus research and developm ... Read more »
Views: 86 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 02.26.2013

FOSTER CITY, Calif. - Tuesday, February 26th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

Mobile World Congress 2013

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Visa and Samsung today announced a global alliance that combines Visa’s expertise in payments with Samsung’s leadership in mobile device technology – an alliance that has the potential to significantly accelerate the availability of mobile payments globally.

According to the agreement, financial institutions that are planning to launch mobile payment programs will be able to use the Visa Mobile Provisioning Service1 to securely download payment account information to NFC-enabled Samsung devices. In addition, Samsung has agreed to load the Visa payWave applet onto its mobile devices featuring NFC technology. Visa payWave is Visa’s mobile payment applet that enables consumers to make "wave and pay” contactless payments using mobile devices.

"Samsung devices enabled with Visa payment functionality will no doubt be a powerful product offering – especially ... Read more »
Views: 90 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 02.26.2013

Rise in BYOD presents opportunity for all credentials to be securely integrated in the mobile handset

BARCELONA, Spain - Tuesday, February 26th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

Mobile World Congress 2013 Hall 5 Stand 5G120

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Regulatory News:

Mobile World Congress - Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, is demonstrating innovative NFC applications at Mobile World Congress 2013 in Barcelona, Spain (Hall 5 Stand 5G120). This proof of concept for enterprise applications transform mobile phones into secure and convenient identification and authentication devices for the workplace. Utilizing the company’s proven UpTeq NFC SIM, Gemalto’s experimentation enables secure and fast entry to buildings as well as provide strong authentication on PCs, laptops, IT networks and other company services with nothing more than a tap of the phone.

With the user’s unique credentials protected by state-of-the-art smart card security, t ... Read more »
Views: 99 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 02.26.2013

ZTE consumers to enjoy rich, dynamic sound for their mobile devices

BARCELONA, Spain - Tuesday, February 26th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

Mobile World Congress 2013

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dolby Laboratories Inc. (NYSE: DLB) announced today that ZTE Corporation (ZTE) (H share stock code: 0763.HK/A share stock code: 000063.SZ) will feature Dolby® Digital Plus™ in a wide range of ZTE smartphones and tablets, including the ZTE Grand Memo, the world’s first smartphone to be powered by Dolby Digital Plus technology, with a next-generation audio processing engine to deliver Dolby’s latest in sound technology. The smartphone will soon be available in Europe.

"Delivering a quality entertainment experience is key to meeting the needs of today’s mobile consumers,” said Mr. He Shiyou, Executive Vice President and Head of the Terminal Division at ZTE. "By working with the world’s audio leader, Dolby, we can bring the rich, immersive audio experience envisioned by the music artist ... Read more »
Views: 72 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 02.26.2013

Featuring leading performance, battery life and a 13MP camera, the ZTE Grand Memo offers high functionality for home and office use

ME Newswire / Business Wire

BARCELONA, Spain - Tuesday, February 26th 201

#ZTE Grand Memo

Mobile World Congress 2013

ZTE has launched the ZTE Grand Memo 5.7-inch handset running on Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 800 processors.

The ZTE Grand Memo offers the ideal balance between the portability of a handset and the larger viewing and easier touch-interaction experience of a tablet. It features a 5.7-inch, high definition, 720 x 1280 display, and a powerful Qualcomm 800 processor with quad-core Krait CPUs and 2GB of RAM. Combined with a 13MP rear-facing camera, 1MP front-facing camera and 1080 HD video playback, this gives users a smooth, high quality multimedia experience that is perfect for gaming and video.

The Grand Memo caters to those who are always on-the-go, with voice-response technology which allows use ... Read more »
Views: 81 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 02.26.2013

Telefónica to offer first commercially available smartphone with Mozilla’s Firefox OS in Spain, Venezuela and Colombia in mid-2013

BARCELONA, Spain - Tuesday, February 26th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

#ZTE Open

Mobile World Congress 2013

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ZTE has launched ZTE Open, the world’s first smartphone to run on Mozilla’s Firefox OS open mobile ecosystem. Together with global operator Telefónica, ZTE will first launch the ZTE Open in Spain, Venezuela and Colombia in mid-2013.

The ZTE Open is an entry-level smartphone ideal for young people who are keen to experience the very latest technology, and people on limited budgets looking to make the move from a feature phone to their first smartphone. It features a 3.5-inch, HVGA TFT touchscreen display and has 256MB RAM and 512MB ROM combined with a 3.2MP camera. It supports Bluetooth 2.1, WIFI 802.11b/g/n and AGPS and has a 1200mAH battery.

"ZTE continues to push the boundaries with the aim of bring ... Read more »
Views: 81 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 02.26.2013

ROAM is the first global mCommerce provider to participate in the Visa Ready Partner Program for mobile point-of-sale (mPOS) solutions

FOSTER CITY, Calif. - Tuesday, February 26th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

Mobile World Congress 2013

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) today announced that it has signed an agreement with leading mobile commerce provider ROAM, an Ingenico company, to enable merchants of all sizes to accept electronic payments using mobile technology. The companies aim to displace cash payments by expanding the reach of electronic payments to new merchant categories, and by making it easier for merchants and acquirers to take advantage of secure mobile acceptance solutions.

ROAM is a leading provider of mobile acceptance technology, delivering hardware peripherals, applications, and services that enable merchants to realize the benefits of electronic commerce. As part of the agreement with Visa, ROAM will participate in the Visa Ready Partner Program ... Read more »
Views: 88 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 02.26.2013

New mobile technology can ease stress of paperwork when living abroad

ME Newswire / Business Wire

HARTFORD, Conn. - Monday, February 25th 2013

Mobile World Congress 2013

Aetna’s international customers living outside the United States now have one less hassle: They can use their smartphones to handle their health claims paperwork – no matter where they are.

This week, Aetna (NYSE: AET), a leading global diversified health care benefits company, introduced its Mobile Assistant App that lets its international customers file their medical claims and receipts right from their smartphones. Available for both iPhones and Android phones, the app is easy to use, fast and secure. Members can use the camera on their phones to take pictures of their documents and, with a click, submit their claims.

"At Aetna, we are harnessing the power of technology to connect our customers to personal health data so they can manage all aspects of their health, on their ... Read more »
Views: 90 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 02.26.2013

SHENZHEN, China - Tuesday, February 26th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

Mobile World Congress 2013

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ZTE Corporation ("ZTE”) (H share stock code: 0763.HK / A share stock code: 000063.SZ), a publicly-listed global provider of telecommunications equipment, network solutions and mobile devices today announced that it has successfully deployed an LTE network for multinational telecoms operator Telenor in Hungary.

The first phase of the network covers 76 towns in Hungary and highlights that Telenor Hungary’s Hypernet high-speed data services strategy has reached a new milestone and has laid a solid foundation for Telenor Hungary’s ambitious plan for a ‘digital Hungary’.

ZTE provided Uni-RAN total network solutions based on SDR technology for the project. The customized mode 2T2R RRU for LTE deployment provided flexibility and helped achieve smooth spectrum reforming to provide LTE services in 1800MHz frequency without increasing the RF module, meeting the dif ... Read more »
Views: 78 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 02.26.2013

Unique end-to-end M2M offering simplifies value chain, secures and enables the Internet of Things

BARCELONA, Spain - Monday, February 25th 2013 [BUSINESS WIRE/ ME NewsWire]

Mobile World Congress 2013

Regulatory News:

Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, will present its expanded portfolio of Cinterion® Machine-to-Machine (M2M) solutions at Mobile World Congress 2013 in Barcelona. Delivering a unique combination of end-to-end technology, the comprehensive offering includes a range of advanced M2M wireless modules enabling reliable communications, ruggedized Machine Identification ModulesTM (MIMs) for secure connectivity to mobile networks, flexible subscription management services, and an enhanced cloud-based platform for application enablement to connect assets and enterprises. This unique full spectrum offering provides a single source for M2M customers while reducing complexity in the ecosystem and simplifying tec ... Read more »
Views: 80 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 02.26.2013

TOKYO - Monday, February 25th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

International Solid-State Circuits Conference 2013

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO:6502) today announced the development of a CMOS image sensor with a small area and low power pixel readout circuits. A sample sensor embedded with the readout circuits shows double the performance of a conventional one.(1) Toshiba presented this development at ISSCC 2013 in San Francisco, CA on Feb. 20.

As demand for commodity mobile phones takes off in emerging markets, CMOS image sensor need to be smaller, consume less power and offer low noise performance. The pixel readout circuits of CMOS image sensors are largely noise reducing correlated double sampling (CDS) circuits, along with a programmable gain amplifier (PGA) and an analog to digital converter (ADC). Serial signal processing architecture is best suited for securing conventional CMOS image sensors with a small area and low power pixel readout circuits, because ... Read more »
Views: 90 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 02.26.2013

ZTE to focus on high-end smartphone market, building the ZTE brand, building software and hardware design capabilities and developing routes to market.

BARCELONA, Spain - Monday, February 25th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

Product development to focus on 4S - slim, screen, speed and safe

Mobile World Congress 2013

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ZTE will announce today at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona that it expects to increase smartphone revenues by 30 percent in 2013, and maintain its position as one of the top 4 global handset manufacturers.

ZTE’s handset business has seen steady development and profit growth during 2012. Industry analyst IDC reported that ZTE had shipped 65 million handsets in 2012, accounting for 3.8 percent of the global handset market and confirming ZTE as one of the top 4 handset producers.

"We know that our future success means we have to build the ZTE brand, and another target for us is to be a top 5 vendor in terms of brand awareness ... Read more »
Views: 88 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 02.26.2013