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SHANGHAI - Thursday, April 24th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Allegion plc (NYSE: ALLE), a leading global provider of security products and solutions celebrated the grand opening of The Safety and Security Museum in the Jinshan District of Shanghai, China this week, with a ceremonial Chinese-paper ribbon cutting. The museum, which features fire prevention and security education exhibits, is the result of a partnership between Allegion Security Technologies of China, the People’s Government of Jinshan District and the Shanghai Fengjing Historical-Town Tourism Developing Co.

“Today, we are very proud to make such a positive contribution to fire prevention and security education,” said William Yu, Allegion president of the Asia-Pacific region. “The museum project is just the beginning. Allegion is dedicated to improving the safety and security of schools, hospitals and factories in China through partnerships such as this.”

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Views: 91 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 04.27.2014

Members Receive Double HHonors Points or Double Airline Miles for Stays Between May 1 and July 31, 2014

MCLEAN, Va. - Thursday, April 24th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) Hilton HHonors, the loyalty program for Hilton Worldwide’s 10 distinct hotel brands, announces the return of one of its most popular promotions, Double Your HHonors. Through Double Your HHonors, members can choose between either earning Double HHonors Points or Double Airline Miles for qualified hotel stays completed between May 1 and July 31, 2014, at participating Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, DoubleTree by Hilton, Embassy Suites Hotels, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton Hotels, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations.

“Last year members earned more than four billion points with this popular promotion and we are excited to launch it in advance of the busy summer travel season,&rdq ... Read more »

Views: 66 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 04.27.2014 | Comments (0)

TOKYO - Friday, April 25th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO:6502) today announced that the integrated set of Toshiba’s 920MHz band wireless adaptor and Toshiba Lighting & Technology Corporation’s home gateway is first(*1) in the industry to receive the Wi-SUN Alliance(*2) Global Standard Certification of “Wi-SUN Profile for ECHONET Lite” as a HEMS(*3) controller.

“Wi-SUN Profile for ECHONET Lite” is a global standard specification, specified by the Wi-SUN Alliance for 920MHz band wireless communication between smart meters and HEMS controllers, otherwise called “Route B”.

Inserting Toshiba’s 920MHz band wireless USB dongle into TLT’s home gateway enables data communication between smart meters and HEMS controllers, making it possible to obtain a wide range of data, including total power consumption.

(*1) As of April 25, 2014, Toshiba survey. (*2) Wi-SUN Allian ... Read more »

Views: 91 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 04.27.2014

During its Third Year as an Official Sponsor, Conrad is the Destination for Major Festival Events Including the Tribeca Film Festival Awards Ceremony April 24

MCLEAN, Va - Thursday, April 24th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) Conrad Hotels & Resorts’ New York flagship property, Conrad New York, will serve as a convenient hive of activity during this year’s Tribeca Film Festival, April 16 – 27, 2014. Connecting festival attendees and guests to variety of events and activities held during the week, Conrad will also host the TFF Awards Night ceremony on April 24 at Conrad New York.

For the first time in Tribeca Film Festival history, Conrad Hotels & Resorts will provide fans with behind-the-scenes and red carpet access to major festival events through a Twitter Mirror activation April 24 held during the star-studded official closing Awards Ceremony at Conrad New York. Fans who are eager to join in the film and red carpet-style convers ... Read more »

Views: 104 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 04.27.2014

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RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. - Thursday, April 24th 2014

Quintiles, the world’s largest provider of biopharmaceutical development and commercial outsourcing services, and Biogen Idec (NASDAQ: BIIB) have entered into a five-year strategic clinical development agreement. The multi-year collaboration is designed to leverage the expertise and experience from both organizations to optimize Biogen Idec’s clinical development processes.

The collaboration is structured to increase clinical trial efficiency, with a focus on transparency, quality, innovation and operational excellence. Under the agreement, a dedicated team from Quintiles will work with Biogen Idec on the design, planning and execution of Biogen Idec’s phase II-IV studies and select phase I studies. In addition, Biogen Idec will leverage Quintiles’ technology and systems across its growing portfolio.

“Our partnership with Biogen Idec exemp ... Read more »

Views: 66 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 04.27.2014

Two Executives Join StepStone in São Paulo to Direct Firm's Growing Investment Activity and Client Base in Latin America

NEW YORK & SÃO PAULO - Thursday, April 24th 2014 [ME NewsWire]
(BUSINESS WIRE)-- StepStone Group LP (“StepStone” or the “Firm”), a leading global private markets firm, today announced that it has opened its first Latin American office in São Paulo, Brazil, and that the Firm has named Duncan Littlejohn and Bruna Riotto, both formerly of Paul Capital in Brazil, as Partner and Vice President, respectively. Their appointments are effective May 1, 2014. The Firm’s new office will be located at Rua Samuel Morse, 120 Cj. 83, 04576-060 São Paulo SP, Brazil.
Mr. Littlejohn and Ms. Riotto will be responsible for the Firm's investment activities in Latin America, including reviewing primary, secondary and co-investment opportunities, and leading research efforts. They will also handle client development in Brazil ... Read more »

Views: 87 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 04.27.2014