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Joint Venture to Benefit from Increased Investment in Digital Capabilities While Maintaining Key American Express Linkages

NEW YORK - Thursday, September 26th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- American Express Company (NYSE: AXP) today announced plans to create a joint venture designed to accelerate the transformation of its Global Business Travel (GBT) division. American Express is in ongoing discussions with regard to a proposed joint venture in which it would share the ownership of the joint venture with an investor group led by Certares, a firm headed by senior management with significant experience in the travel industry. It is expected that GBT’s operations, business relationships and other assets would be held and operated by the joint venture entity. The joint venture transaction is expected to create greater investment capacity for GBT to further enhance its suite of products and services, attract new customers and grow internationally to deliver additional v ... Read more »
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Interoperable solution enables secure voice for public safety and

military joint operations

CONCORD, Mass - Thursday, September 26th 2013

Technical Communications Corporation (NasdaqCM: TCCO) announces the

HSE 6000 radio headset and telephone encryptor to secure the Land

Mobile Radio voice communications of public safety special

operations, and telephone-to-radio conferencing between commanders

and field forces, enabled by TCC’s innovative X-NCrypt™ Cross Network

Cryptography. View video. Download pictures.

Fidel Camero, director of Business Development, secure wireless &

radio, at TCC, said, "The HSE 6000 headset/handset radio and

telephone encryptor provides strong voice security, including cross-

network conferencing, that interoperates with our military DSP 9000

radio encryption family, while meeting the portability, simplicity,

flexibil ... Read more »
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NEW YORK - Thursday, September 26th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Nigeria’s Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Mr. Olusegum Aganga said "policy changes implemented by the Federal Government of Nigeria in recent months and improved corporate governance has provided an enabling environment for domestic and foreign investors.”

Speaking at the New York Stock Exchange, Mr. Aganga said "investor confidence in Nigeria is rapidly gaining momentum with a significant number of Nigerian and global companies investing in Nigeria.”

For the second year running, the United Nations Conference on Trade And Development (UNCTAD) reports for 2013 and 2012 ranked Nigeria as Africa’s number one destination for Foreign Direct Investment (FDI).

Nigeria was ranked fourth globally in terms of average returns on investments at 35.5%. The country’s current growth rate is between 6%-7%, well ahead of the global average.

Recent major announcements and investments i ... Read more »
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Contributes to Create a Wide Range of Applications Including Post Focus on Images

after Taking Picture

ME NewsWire / Business Wire

TOKYO - Thursday, September 26th 2013

Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO:6502) today announced that it has launched the

industry’s first1 dual camera module for smartphones, tablets and mobile devices.

"TCM9518MD” incorporates twin 1/4 inch optical format 5-megapixel CMOS

camera modules (5 megapixels x 2 arrays) and simultaneously outputs recorded

images and depth data. Images captured with the module can subsequently be

manipulated to change the depth of field and point of focus. Samples will be

available by January 2014, with mass production scheduled for April 2014.

The dedicated companion LSI of the "TCM9518MD” measures and appends depth

data to objects in the image. These data can be used for a wide variety of

applications, including focus and defocus, and even ... Read more »
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, September 26th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

The Abu Dhabi Police GHQ has won the Stevie Award, the World's Premier Business Awards, which recognize institutional excellence and business worldwide. Lt. Colonel Khaled Abdullah Al Khouri, Head of the Education Department, at the Human Resources Directorate General, obtained the Gold Stevie Award, the highest ranking in the "Human Resources Executive of the Year” category.  It is noteworthy that Lt. Colonel Al Khouri will receive his trophy during the 2013 Stevie Awards gala banquet, which will take place in Barcelona, Spain in mid- October.  

It is noteworthy that the Stevie Award will also honor other senior leaders in the field of human resources, such as CEO of South Korea's nuclear power plant.

For more information about:

The Ministry of Interior, please click HERE

Abu Dhabi Police, please click HERE

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