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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Monday, November 11th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

The Education Department at the Abu Dhabi Police will take part in the Annual Students Forum, which will be held in the United States of America this November 28th. The department is carrying out a number of educational initiatives, programs, and activities to support creativity, spread patriotic work to empower the national identity and the love of homeland, and enhance the feelings of union and collaboration in the country.

Lt. Colonel Khaled Abdullah Al Khouri, Head of the Education Department, said: "The Science Forum, which is the Annual Students Forum, is organized in cooperation with the Police Attaché and the UAE Embassy in Washington, and will present six unique educational initiatives launched by the Education Department. A total of 42 flags and excellence medals will be distributed to excellent students to mark the UAE’s celebration of the 42nd National Day and the express the hap ... Read more »
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INGELHEIM, Germany - Tuesday, November 12th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

    Pradaxa® is the only novel oral anticoagulant with long term clinical evidence – over six years of patient follow up data to be presented1
    Key published Pradaxa® data to receive ‘Best Paper in Clinical Science Award’ and feature in 'Best of AHA Specialty Conference'2,3
    First results from healthy volunteer study of antidote for reversal of dabigatran-induced anticoagulation4

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- For media outside of the US, the UK & Canada only

Boehringer Ingelheim today announces the upcoming presentation of the latest efficacy and safety data for the novel oral anticoagulant Pradaxa® (dabigatran etexilate) at the 2013 American Heart Association’s (AHA) Scientific Sessions, 16-20 November 2013 in Dallas, USA. Data from eight presentations sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim are included in the Scientific Programme, adding to the g ... Read more »
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LOS ANGELES - Tuesday, November 12th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) Fox International Productions (FIP), a division of 20th Century Fox Film, and Ivanhoe Pictures, the film and television company recently launched by international financier Robert Friedland, producer John Penotti and media executive Ray Chen, have closed a four-year, multi-picture, co-financing deal for local-language films in India, Korea, Japan, China and Taiwan. Ivanhoe’s initial allocation is $130 million.

FIP President Sanford Panitch and Ivanhoe Pictures’ Chairman Robert Friedland and President John Penotti made the announcement today.

"Last year, Asia as a whole represented 42% of the International box office and local-language films globally account for $6.5 billion, or around 30% of the total International box office,” said Panitch. "With the top four local product markets all being in Asia (India, Japan, Korea and China), it continues to be a priority for Fox International Productions ... Read more »
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MILWAUKEE - Tuesday, November 12th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) ASQ, the global voice of quality, is celebrating World Quality Month in November, an annual event that provides business leaders, quality professionals and consumers the opportunity to interact at quality events worldwide.

World Quality Month, in its fourth year, promotes the use of quality tools in businesses and communities, and showcases improved business performance and service quality by reducing waste and producing superior products. World Quality Month calls on people who use quality tools to share stories illustrating the value of quality principles.

In support of World Quality Month, ASQ is hosting worldqualitymonth.org, a website dedicated to the celebration. The site includes case studies, success stories, and a list of events spanning six continents, like one in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, that celebrated the opening of ASQ’s Middle East and North Africa office.

The event allo ... Read more »
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Version 4.0 Of The Popular Messaging Platform Revealed, Includes A Sticker Market To Make The App Even More Fun, And Live Push To Talk Messaging For Instant Communication

LONDON - Tuesday, November 12th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) Viber announces today the release of version 4.0 of its platform on iPhone and Android. This is an important update to the platform since it brings two, new core features including a brand new Sticker Market with many new stickers available for free and for purchase, and a new Push To Talkfeature for instant voice messaging. The release also provides support for Android tablets, taking advantage of the new form factor. Additionally, this is the first release in which Viber will introduce a monetization feature to its millions of users.

Viber Sticker Market – More Stickers And More Fun

Viber users love the multiple stickers they can share with other users of the platform. With the release of the Viber Sticker Market, users ca ... Read more »
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COPENHAGEN, Denmark - Tuesday, November 12th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) Intertek, the leading quality solutions provider to industries worldwide, has signed a contract with the Copenhagen Metro Team.

The agreement will see Intertek design, manufacture, install and commission a corrosion and stray current corrosion monitoring system for the Danish capital’s metro extension project, Cityringen. This will assist with the effective running of the system, which is one of the largest underground rail construction projects in Europe.

As part of the contract, Intertek will embed a series of sensors and measurement instrument clusters at 18 locations around the Cityringen network.

Intertek’s dedicated corrosion team will also supply the required networking and management software to support the sensors. Following installation, the system will be managed by remote control from the metro’s centralised control centre.

Overall, three different types of sen ... Read more »
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BLUE BELL, Pa. - Tuesday, November 12th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- IPS-Integrated Project Services, Inc. (IPS), a leading, full-service engineering firm dedicated to helping Biopharmaceutical Clients succeed with capital projects and improve operations, today announced the appointment of Peter Hanson as Director of Process Architecture in Asia and Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Regions. In this role, Mr. Hanson will leverage his extensive industry and operations insight and knowledge of international project execution for the benefit of both local and multi-national companies building facilities in Asia and Europe.

"I am delighted to welcome Peter back to IPS. He is one of the leading concept developers in the industry and brings a keen understanding of all phases of biopharmaceutical processing and proven international project experience. With IPS’s new physical presence in China via a strategic partnership with the Arup Group, Peter’s role will be t ... Read more »
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The Western Union Foundation will Make Initial $100,000 Grant to Save the Children and Match Qualifying Donations to NGOs Serving Impacted Region

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. - Tuesday, November 12th 2013

No-Fee* Money Transfer Transactions to the Philippines will be Available from Participating Retail Agent Locations and WesternUnion.com in Select Countries

The Western Union Company today announced a multi-faceted response program that will provide support for disaster relief efforts that target the families and communities most affected by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. The program includes grant funding from The Western Union Foundation and a consumer no-fee* activation initiative, as well as Western Union® employee and retail Agent giving elements.

Western Union Foundation Grant Activity

The Western Union Foundation is making a grant of US$100,000 to Save the Children to support the organization’s immediate response a ... Read more »
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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Friday, November 8th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, offered his condolences on Friday afternoon to the family of Salmeen Khalifa Sultan Al Humairi, at the family’s residence in Al the city of Ain.

His Highness expressed his profound sorrow and sympathy to the bereaved sons, praying Allah Almighty to rest the deceased in eternal peace, and to inspire his family patience and solace.

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The Arabic-language text of this announcement is the official, authoritative version. Translations are provided as an accommodation only, and should be cross-referenced with the Arabic-language text, which is the only version of the text intended to have legal eff ... Read more »
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LONDON - Tuesday, November 12th 2013

Upp Introduces Energy Freedom from the Grid

    Innovative fuel cell device delivers unique approach to portable energy freedom
    Africa launch follows successful consumer trials in the region
    Easy to use, more sustainable alternative for global portable energy

Africa Com 2013 Stand A10

Intelligent Energy, the global power technology company, today launched Upp™ – a personal energy device, to charge and power USB-compatible portable electronic devices, such as smartphones, feature phones, eReaders, tablets, portable gaming consoles, as well as digital cameras. With billions of USB devices used by consumers worldwide, Upp delivers at least one week of charge even to the most demanding, power-hungry smartphones.

Building on innovative fuel cell technology, Intelligent Energy has chosen Africa to launch this empowering portable ... Read more »
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LAGOA SANTA, MINAS GERAIS, Brazil - Tuesday, November 12th 2013

Nanum Nanotecnologia S.A., a Brazilian Company, is pleased to announce that it is supplying functionalized, water-based high concentrated magnetic dispersion to HP for the security magnetic inkjet ink MICR.

Nanum was chosen by HP for its ability to develop, scale and produce nanomaterials with the highest control standards. It has showcased the possibility of using nanotechnology on existing industrial applications, overcoming the initial cost barriers and providing customized products and solutions to its clients.

The product is a very high concentrated ferrofluid with a high stability and with the average particle size of about 50 nanometers. This ferromagnetic fluid is used in thermal inkjet systems to print financial documents using the MICR technology.

Since the magnetic particles are solids and insoluble in water, they need to be very small to avoid the ... Read more »
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Technology Will Be on Display at Automation Fair, Nov. 13 - 14 in Houston

MILWAUKEE. - Tuesday, November 12th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

Rockwell Automation Fair 2013

(BUSINESS WIRE) Rockwell Automation (NYSE: ROK) today announced that it has agreed to purchase Jacobs Automation, the leader in intelligent track motion control technology. Jacobs Automation provides a motion control solution called the iTRAK System. This technology improves performance across a wide range of packaging, material handling, and other applications for the global machine builder market.

"The combination of iTRAK technology with our Integrated Architecture will be a game changer for machine builders,” said Victor Swint, vice president, motion control business, Rockwell Automation. "It will provide customers with new technology to enhance performance and flexibility so they can quickly respond to changing market demands.”

iTRAK’s technology enables independent control of multiple magn ... Read more »
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BONN, Germany. - Tuesday, November 12th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) Today, Deutsche Telekom Business Development & Innovation (BDI), has announced that Teleboy, Switzerland’s number one live streaming service, is the first customer of VideoRise, BDI’s recently launched online video platform powered by Saffron Digital.

Teleboy is using VideoRise to launch Teleboy VOD, Switzerland’s first subscription video-on-demand service, available on iPhone, iPad, and the Web with more than 2,500 hours of premium television content from Hollywood’s top studios, as well as content from the BBC.

BDI’s VideoRise is a complete end-to-end platform, which combines all the components necessary to manage and deliver a premium OTT service in one place. It features a one-stop digital rights management (DRM) system and high-quality, secure transmission. VideoRise prepares and catalogues each title for optimum playback on iOS and Web devices. Its content preparation system automa ... Read more »
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