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Finest Known Copy of the Comic that Started a Multi-Billion Dollar Global Franchise Will Be Auctioned on eBay Beginning August 14th

SAN JOSE, Calif. - Thursday, July 24th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) Today, eBay announced that the 1938 comic book that introduced Superman to the world, Action Comics #1, will be sold at auction next month. Widely regarded as the “Holy Grail” of comic books, there are believed to be as few as 50 unrestored original copies of Action Comics #1 still in existence. Prominent collectibles dealer Darren Adams will sell the finest known copy of this comic on eBay from August 14-24.

The comic that will be auctioned on eBay received a 9.0 from the Certified Guaranty Company (CGC), which is the highest grade ever assigned to an Action Comics #1 by the leading third-party grading service. Only one other Action Comics #1 received a highly coveted CGC 9.0 rating and sold for a record $2,161,000 in 2011. That book had cream ... Read more »

Views: 82 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 07.26.2014

Members are rewarded Double Points for weekday stays and Triple Points on weekends

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

(BUSINESS WIRE) Hilton HHonors, the loyalty program for Hilton Worldwide’s 11 distinct hotel brands, today announced the launch of its latest global promotion, Triple Your Trip. Through the promotion, Hilton HHonors members can earn Triple Points Friday through Sunday and Double Points Monday through Thursday for hotel stays completed between August 1, 2014 and October 31, 2014 at participating Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Curio – A Collection by Hilton, DoubleTree by Hilton, Embassy Suites Hotels, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton Hotels, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations.

“At Hilton Worldwide, we want our members to know that we appreciate their loyalty, whether they’re staying for a midweek busines ... Read more »

Views: 100 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 07.26.2014 | Comments (0)

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BRASILIA, Brazil. - Thursday, July 24th 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, announced an agreement with TIM Brasil to jointly set up an Joint-laboratory/Innovation Center in Brazil to spearhead research in next-generation broadband technologies.

In a ceremony attended by President Xi Jinping of the People’s Republic of China and President Dilma Rousseff of Brazil at the Itamaraty Palace in Brasilia, ZTE and TIM Brasil also agreed to partner on ultra-broadband projects in the next three years. The framework agreement between ZTE and TIM Brasil was signed by Yu Xin, Vice President of ZTE Corporation, and Mario Girasole, Vice President at TIM Brasil.

“ZTE is delighted to partner with TIM Brasil to develop broadband technologies of the future,&rdqu ... Read more »

Views: 54 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 07.26.2014

ZTE Blade Vec 4G available for HKD 1,499; ZTE Grand SII LTE available for HKD 2,499

HONG KONG - Friday, July 25th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ZTE today launched the Blade Vec 4G and Grand S II LTE in Hong Kong. The ZTE Blade Vec 4G gives the city’s consumers the opportunity to sample the world’s first non-Nexus and non-Google-Play Experience smartphone pre-loaded with the Google Now Launcher, while the Grand S II LTE provides exceptional processing speed, both delivering a new level of user experience at an affordable price.

Priced at HKD 1,499, the ZTE Blade Vec 4G is powered by the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 8926 processor and offers a brilliant 5-inch high-density display in a sleek glass-fiber design to appeal to style-conscious consumers, measuring only 7.8 mm thick. ZTE is also launching the flagship Grand SII LTE smartphone, priced at HKD 2,499, which supports 17 frequency bands across the GSM, WCDMA, TD-SCDMA, FDD-LTE and TDD ... Read more »

Views: 84 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 07.26.2014