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SAO PAULO, Brazil - Thursday, June 12th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Smartmatic, the world’s leading voting technology and services provider, has been awarded a contract by Brazil´s Superior Electoral Court (TSE), to guarantee data and voice communications in the 15 most isolated states during the general elections to be held in October.

The Smartmatic-led consortium -Smartitec- will be deploying 1,424 Broadband Global Area Network (BGAN) SABRE satellite terminals to help the TSE conduct the elections. Thanks to their portability and ease of operation, these devices are crucial to reach voters who live in rural areas.

“Enfranchising voters in the most remote areas of the fifth largest country of the planet is the kind of project that gives a special meaning to what Smartmatic does. We are thrilled to participate again in a Brazilian election working alongside one of the most forward-looking electoral commissions in the world”, ... Read more »

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Balanced Analysis Provides Important Guidance For Financial Institutions

SHANGHAI. - Wednesday, June 11th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

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(BUSINESS WIRE) Digital payments experts Consult Hyperion, in conjunction with the GSMA, today published a guide to help banks and mobile operators understand the Host Card Emulation (HCE) and SIM Secure Element approaches for NFC payments. The guide, “HCE and SIM Secure Element: It’s not Black and White”, follows the recent introduction of HCE into Android 4.4 (KitKat) and concludes that the SIM Secure Element and HCE approaches to NFC payments each offer important benefits for financial institutions. Further, they should not be viewed as mutually exclusive and a combination of the approaches may be appropriate for differing applications and markets.

“This paper provides a balanced analysis for financial institutions of HCE as an alternative proposition fo ... Read more »

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Simple Plug-and-Play Connectivity Expands Possibilities Of An Already Impressive Smartphone


SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Wednesday, June 11th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

Mobile Asia Expo 2014

(BUSINESS WIRE) Analogix Semiconductor, Inc. is showcasing its SlimPort® solution for gaming and entertainment with LG’s new G3 flagship smartphone during this week’s 2014 Mobile Asia Expo in Shanghai, China.

The Quad HD (2560x1440) 5.5 inch display, innovative laser infrared focus camera and redesigned graphic user interface make the LG G3 bigger and yet simpler to use. In keeping with the spirit of “Simple is the New Smart”, the G3 features SlimPort under its metallic skin for simple and reliable plug-and-play connectivity to bigger screens and peripherals.

“The G3’s well-balanced design language includes smart connectivity features, making for an enriched user experience. SlimPort adds valuable content sharing functionali ... Read more »

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Guidewire recognized in global report for its “Ability to Execute” and “Completeness of Vision”

FOSTER CITY, Calif. - Tuesday, June 10th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) Guidewire Software, Inc. (NYSE:GWRE), a provider of flexible software products to Property/Casualty (P/C) insurers, today announced that it has been positioned as a “Leader” in Gartner, Inc.'s first “Magic Quadrant for Property and Casualty Insurance Claims Management Modules1.” Guidewire was positioned highest on the ability to execute axis and furthest on the completeness of vision axis in the report. The report can be viewed here.

As the first Gartner Magic Quadrant for the P/C insurance space, the report evaluates seven global vendors that have qualified for inclusion in the claims management module market.

“Global demand for stand-alone claims management modules decreased in 2013, but sales of claims modules within suite ... Read more »

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