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Enables High Sensitivity Video Capturing under Low Light Conditions

TOKYO. - Thursday, March 27th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO:6502) announced today that it will start mass production shipments of “TCM3211PB”, a 1/4 inch VGA CMOS area image sensor for surveillance cameras and drive recorders, at the end of April. The new sensor adopts large 5.6 µm pixels, improving low light sensitivity. Even in moonlight1, bright images can be captured. The sensor also incorporates a single frame HDR (High Dynamic Range) function2 based on Toshiba algorithm. It reduces false color3 and faithfully reproduces dark and bright areas in high contrast images. The product’s high frame rate of 60 fps at full resolution enables smooth and seamless capture of video images.


    Cameras for security, surveillance and drive recorder applications

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RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. - Thursday, March 27th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) Quintiles today announced that the underwriters of the previously announced secondary public offering of 15 million shares of its common stock have exercised in full their option to purchase an additional 2.25 million shares from certain shareholders of Quintiles. After giving effect to the sale of the additional shares, which was completed on March 26, 2014, the selling shareholders sold a total of 17,250,000 shares of Quintiles’ common stock in the offering at a price to the public of $52.00 per share.

Quintiles did not sell any shares in this offering, including the shares subject to the option to purchase additional shares, and did not receive any proceeds from the sale of the shares.

Morgan Stanley, Barclays and J.P. Morgan served as joint book-running managers and as representatives of the underwriters for the offering. Citigroup, Goldman, Sachs & Co., Wells ... Read more »

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Strong improvement in gross margin in carrier network operations as ZTE focuses on innovation to capitalize on acceleration in global 4G deployments

SHENZHEN, China. - Thursday, March 27th 2014

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, reported a full-year profit in 2013 as the company sharpened its focus on key operations such as 4G, while strengthening operational management to generate cost savings and efficiencies.

Net profit attributable to shareholders of the listed company was RMB 1.36 billion in 2013, or RMB 0.39 per share, compared with a loss a year earlier. The company declared a cash dividend of RMB 0.3 (including taxation) for every 10 shares held, representing 75.8% of total net profit of the year available for distribution. Revenue fell 10.6% to RMB7 ... Read more »

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COLOMBES, France. - Wednesday, March 26th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) Oberthur Technologies (OT), a world leader in digital security solutions for the mobility space and Network International, the leading payment solutions provider in the Middle East, today announced a strategic partnership which brings together a complete portfolio of payment solutions including card personalisation, EMV and related payment security services to clients across the Middle East and Africa. OT is also pleased to announce the inauguration of the largest service centre within the MEA region, located in Dubai.

The partnership leverages on OT’s expertise in the smartcard industry and on its Common Personalisation System (CPS). With the opening of its state of the art service centre located in Dubai, OT will provide personalisation and fulfilment services to its customers across Middle East an ... Read more »

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GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands - Wednesday, March 26th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)We are pleased to announce that David Knights has joined Investors Trust Assurance SPC (“ITA”) as Head of Asia Distribution. With over 25 years of experience within the financial services industry, David began his career at Eagle Star Insurance in the UK in 1988 and then worked for Provident Mutual Assurance, also in the UK covering business development roles at both companies. In 1995, he joined Friends Provident International as a member of the sales team and, over a period of 19 years, he held a number of sales and business development roles covering various international markets including Regional Sales Director, North Asia and more recently General Manager of FPI’s Hong Kong business.

Based in Hong Kong, Knights’ key role will be business development in Asia, building on ITA’s existing distribution in the region with particular emphasis on develop ... Read more »

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Memorandum of Understanding set to expand aviation network between Singapore and Okinawa

NAHA, Japan - Wednesday, March 26th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Governor of Okinawa Prefectural Government, Mr. Hirokazu Nakaima and Changi Airport Senior Advisor, Mr. Wong Woon Liong, today signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to strengthen the aviation network between Okinawa and Singapore. Under the MOU, Okinawa and the Changi Airport have agreed to work closely to promote tourism and trade exchange between Okinawa, Singapore, South East Asia and beyond markets including India and Australia.

Some initiatives in the pipeline will include working with airlines to create new routes from the two cities and promoting direct flights to increase the numbers of visitors from Singapore and other regions.

Regional promotion to 1.2 billion residents of South East and South Asian countries including Malaysia, Indonesia, Australia, India and other regions ... Read more »

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