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LONDON - Monday, September 15th 2014 [ME NewsWire]


(BUSINESS WIRE)-- One of IBC’s best attractions is the IBC Big Screen Experience, a full programme of editorially led sessions and ground-breaking product demonstrations. The RAI Auditorium is equipped with the state of the art digital cinema technology especially for IBC and this year the technology is even more impressive than ever – and delivering great content. The IBC Technical Team has installed a number of Christie projectors into the Auditorium for the Experience. These include a high brightness projector for digital Pro-AV content. But the star of the show this year is the new high brightness Christie's 6-Primary (6P) laser colour system. This is being used for 3D screenings, using the Dolby format. The laser projector delivers an extraordinary 14 foot lambert (fL) on the screen, making 3D movies look more bright, crisp and stunning than ever before.

This allowed IBC to rack u ... Read more »

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Expansion of managed services portfolio to enable operational efficiency and business transformation in data centre

JOHANNESBURG - Monday, September 15th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dimension Data, the USD 6 billion ICT solutions and services provider today announced it is deploying globally standardised Managed Services for Data Centres. Built on the Group’s state-of-the-art Managed Services Automation Platform, the portfolio manages server, storage and networks for on-premise, cloud and hybrid data centres.

Earlier this year, Dimension Data announced it would quadruple the size of its data centre business to USD 4 billion by 2018. The launch of this suite of managed services is the next step in a set of strategic initiatives to expand the Group’s capability to consistently support domestic and multinational clients’ data centre transformation requirements.

Steve Joubert, Dimension Data’s Group Executive for Data Cent ... Read more »

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AMSTERDAM - Monday, September 15th 2014 [ME NewsWire]
(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic showcases its broadcast and professional video solution under the theme of "See the Future of Your Business," at IBC (International Broadcasting Convention) 2014 which is held in Amsterdam, Netherlands, on September 12 -16, 2014.
Panasonic utilised IBC 2014 to launch the much anticipated Varicam, the star of a wide range of products and innovations that will make film and TV production significantly easier.
[Flash Report]
The Varicam retains the clever modular design first introduced at NAB in Las Vegas, as the third generation Varicam arrives in two new variants, the super35mm, 4K Varicam 35, and the 2/3 type, high speed HD Varicam HS.
Andre Meterian, Director of Panasonic's Professional Camera division, said, "Inherited from original Varicam, the Varicam 35 features a V-Log gamma t ... Read more »

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DUBLIN, Ireland - Monday, September 15th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Covidien plc announced today the start of enrollment in two clinical trials designed to further underscore the safety and effectiveness of the company’s advanced neurovascular solutions.

Baptist Medical Center in Jacksonville, Florida, treated the first patient enrolled in the PREMIER Prospective study, an international Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) clinical study to evaluate the Pipeline™ embolization device in smaller unruptured intracranial aneurysms. Separately, Baptist Health Lexington in Kentucky, enrolled the first patient in the STRATIS Registry for Endovascular Stroke Devices, which will evaluate the use of all Covidien market-released stroke devices.

The PREMIER study will enroll up to 141 patients in 20 global sites and is designed to assess the safety and effectiveness of the Pipeline device in the treatment of unruptured, small and medium wide-necke ... Read more »

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The first of its kind in the world

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, September 14th 2014

The Machinery and Firearms Section at the Forensic Evidence Department showcased the Mobile Ballistic Laboratory for the first time as part of its participation at the Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian (ADIHEX 2014).   The mobile laboratory was designed in response to the directives of the police leadership to provide Abu Dhabi Police with the latest devices and equipment to better enhance security and stability and ensure that the Emirate of Abu Dhabi remains a haven of security and safety through the provision of high quality police services to citizens and residents alike.   The mobile laboratory is the latest state-of-the-art addition to the Integrated Ballistics Identification System (IBIS) at the local, regional and international levels.   Colonel Abdul Rahman Al Hammadi, Head of the Forensic Evidence De ... Read more »

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SANTA CLARA, Calif - Monday, September 15th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- eASIC® Corporation, the leading provider of Single Mask Adaptable ASIC™ devices today announced that it has joined the Open NAND Flash Interface (ONFi) Working Group, an organization of industry-leading companies dedicated to simplifying the integration of NAND flash memory into consumer electronics devices, computing platforms and industrial systems.

“eASIC is dedicated in delivering fast, customizable solutions at 28nm that can be delivered in as few as seven weeks from final netlist to first prototypes,” said Jasbinder Bhoot, vice president of worldwide marketing at eASIC. “Working with ONFI, we can assure our devices also deliver the fastest and most efficient NAND flash interfaces that customers need to be competitive.”

“We are pleased to have eASIC join the ONFI Working group," said Amber Huffman, chairperson for the ONFI Workgro ... Read more »

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SAN FRANCISCO - Monday, September 15th 2014 [ME NewsWire]
(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Andersen Tax is pleased to welcome MDR Advisory Group to the Andersen family. MDR provides national, international and corporate tax work to individuals and businesses in Switzerland and Europe. The office in Lugano is the third location established in Switzerland and reinforces the firm’s commitment to providing best-in-class, seamless service to clients throughout the world.

“The partners at MDR Advisory Group are of the highest quality and will be an excellent addition to our global team,” shared Mark Vorsatz, CEO of Andersen Tax. “With the addition of this office in Lugano, our global clients now have best-in-class service in every region in Switzerland.”

About twenty professionals from MDR Advisory Group will join the Andersen family including partners Paolo Mondia, Marina Rezzin, Roberto Cavadini, Roberto Audino and Donatella Cicognani. MDR Advisory G ... Read more »

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In continuation of its strategy of international expansion and growth

Doha, Qatar - Monday, September 15th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

 QNB, “One of the World’s Strongest Banks” has today announced the acquisition of an additional holding of 11.0%1 (2,047,877,260 ordinary shares) in Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (Ecobank). QNB Group’s total stake in Ecobank is now 23.5%1. The cost of this additional holding was equivalent to USD283m. Today’s acquisition was funded through existing resources and QNB will account for Ecobank as an Associate in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards. QNB Capital and Morgan Stanley are acting as financial advisors to QNB in relation to this transaction. This enables QNB Group to become the largest shareholder whilst strengthening the partnership with Ecobank, a leading pan-African bank and is a fundamental step towards QNB’s strategy of being a MEA Icon by 2017.

Ecobank wa ... Read more »

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