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Global Operators Agree New Guidelines to Define How Internet of Things (IoT) Devices and Applications Should Connect to a Mobile Network, Ensuring Optimal Performance and Aiding Growth of IoT

LONDON - Tuesday, October 14th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA today announced the publication of guidelines for the Internet of Things (IoT) market that outline how devices and applications should communicate via mobile networks in the most intelligent and efficient way. The report, ‘IoT Device Connection Efficiency Guidelines,’ has received the backing of leading mobile operators including AT&T, China Mobile, China Telecom, China Unicom, Deutsche Telekom, Etisalat, KT Corporation, Orange, NTT DOCOMO, Tata Teleservices Ltd., Telefónica, Telenor Connexion and VimpelCom as well as ecosystem partners including Sierra Wireless and Jasper and aims to support device and application developers as the IoT market develops. The guidelines include a number of ... Read more »

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Taiwan products are gaining global attention for their outstanding quality, design and innovative functions.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Monday, October 13th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

Executives of Taiwan's leading Information and Communications Technology (ICT) firms presented cutting-edge products and discussed industry trends at the "Taiwan Excellence Products Launch & International Press Conference" in Dubai this year during the GITEX 2014 exhibition.

Taiwan’s tech companies are known for their innovative, elegantly designed product solutions created to enhance the quality of our everyday life. The important representatives from BXB, DrayTek, TYSSO, UNITECH and ZyXEL demonstrated and discussed its new products and industry insights.

For example, Taiwan’s leading manufacturer of PA & Conference systems, BXB Electronics, showcased its premier audio and video conferencing product total solution.

DrayTek Corporatio ... Read more »

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DIC partners with industry giant Intel, as well as leading players in smart technology and solutions

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, October 12th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

Dubai Internet City (DIC), the Middle East and North Africa’s largest ICT hub and strategic partner for GITEX for the 15th consecutive year, today unveiled the latest in smart innovations and digital technology at GITEX 2014, in the presence of Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai.

In line with Dubai’s wider smart initiatives, TECOM Investment’s new business partner services platform simplified to deliver a smart user experience, AXS, launched today at DIC’s pavilion. This online service will provide business partners with government, employee and corporate services under one umbrella.

As part of DIC’s ongoing support for its business partners, industry giant and key business partner Intel is showcasing its latest smart ... Read more »

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Addition of Five Partners and Other Senior Staff Creates Leading Consulting Portfolio from Strategy to Design, Development and Delivery

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, October 14th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

CORRECTION...by Booz Allen Hamilton

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Fourth bullet point should read: Dr. Mahir Nayfeh, who brings 21 years of consulting experience in cybersecurity... (instead of Dr. Mahir Neyfeh, who brings 13 years of consulting experience in cybersecurity...)

The corrected release reads:

BOOZ ALLEN HAMILTON ANNOUNCES MAJOR EXPANSION IN MENA REGION

Global Strategy and Technology Consulting firm Booz Allen Hamilton today announced a significant expansion of its Middle East North Africa (MENA) presence, growing its experienced senior leadership team with five new partners to offer a strong combination of strategy consulting and digital expertise. Booz Allen Hamilton will deliver services across the region spanning North Afric ... Read more »

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Patented Technology Powers Earth Networks’ Automated Dangerous Thunderstorm Alerts

GERMANTOWN, Md. - Tuesday, October 14th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Advanced technology that uses lightning flash rates to track storm cells and issue faster, potentially life-saving alerts for severe weather is the focus of a patent granted by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Earth Networks, the parent company of WeatherBug, received the patent for the technology, which relates to techniques for using the location, speed, direction and intensity of lightning activity to automatically identify and alert geographical areas at risk for severe weather.

The patented technology powers lightning-based alerts, called Dangerous Thunderstorm Alerts (DTAs). DTAs are issued on the WeatherBug app for smartphones, professional enterprise solutions for industries -- such as aviation, oil and gas, mining and electric utilities -- that must manage weather risks, and as dat ... Read more »

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First GSMA Connected Women Africa Conference Launched; MTN Announced as Mobile 360-Africa Platinum Sponsor

LONDON - Wednesday, October 15th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The GSMA today provided further details on the Mobile 360 Series-Africa conference, which will take place 5-7 November at the Clock Tower Conference Centre in Cape Town. The GSMA announced the addition of several senior-level executives to the conference programme, as well as MTN as the Platinum Sponsor for the event. The GSMA also announced that it will be holding its Connected Women Africa Conference in conjunction with Mobile 360-Africa to explore how the industry can accelerate the female mobile economy.

“At Mobile 360-Africa we will see players from across the mobile ecosystem and adjacent industries converging to discuss the unprecedented opportunity that mobile provides to improve and enhance social and economic development in the region,” said Michael O’Hara, ... Read more »

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Jeddah - Monday, October 13th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

Easy Taxi, the global taxi hailing service operating in KSA, Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain and Jordan within the Middle East, has released research figures showing it helps KSA’s women contribute to the country’s GDP and economic future by being able to commute safely, securely, and with complete trust.

As per recent research, almost 80 percent of Easy Taxi’s customers in the Kingdom are women.

Females in the Kingdom face barriers to driving, and must rely on commuting services such as taxis. They are nevertheless reluctant to enter a confined space with an unverified stranger, leading to a potential loss of comfort, spending power and economic contribution.

“Easy Taxi’s remit has always been to connect customers with a verified taxi service, securely and easily. KSA is a market where female customers face challenges in commuting. It is brilliant to see that KSA’s women are ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Monday, October 13th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

Abu Dhabi Police (ADP), represented by the Traffic and Patrols Directorate, showcased the latest applications and integrated technological solutions at the Ministry of Interior’s (MoI) information technology exhibit at GITEX in the Dubai World Trade Centre.  The showcased applications and solutions keep pace with the latest practices and intelligent traffic systems, which enhance traffic safety levels on the roads.

Brigadier Eng. Hussein Ahmed Al Harithi, Director of Traffic and Patrols Directorate, explained that the Traffic Directorate’s participation at GITEX includes a display of the Traffic Systems Center, which is equipped with advanced software that operates as an integrated system to manage traffic practices. The integrated system monitors and evaluates the traffic flow on roads in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, and the performance of the staff at the directorate which incre ... Read more »

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LUXEMBOURG - Tuesday, October 14th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES (NYSE Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) today premiered its Live Interactive Classroom application with partners from the Catholic University Eichstätt - Ingolstadt and The Permanent Centre for Education, Kampala, Uganda.

The session is part of an ongoing eLearning project called KUganda and will feature a demonstration delivering an interactive classroom experience via SES Broadband Services’ satellite broadband solution to Ugandan teachers located at The Permanent Center for Education. During the interactive session, Germany-based Professor Dr. Gaby Gien will deliver a seminar together with students in Eichstätt.

“Part of the challenge is to provide teachers in Africa with computers and resources. Without Internet connectivity, teachers and children are deprived of the use of educational content online. Bridging this digital divide is key,” said Dr. Gien, speaking for the KU ... Read more »

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PALO ALTO, Calif - Tuesday, October 14th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation has selected Harvey V. Fineberg, MD, PhD, as its next president. Dr. Fineberg will assume his post on January 1, 2015.

“I'm very pleased that, following an international search, Harvey Fineberg will join the foundation as its next president. He is a person of outstanding integrity, demonstrated leadership and management capabilities. We are confident that Harvey will help us pursue and achieve the positive impact we seek for future generations,” said Gordon Moore, co-founder of the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation.

“It is an extraordinary privilege to join the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation and to be part of an enterprise that has done so much good by investing in science, conserving biodiversity and critical ecosystems, enhancing safety and effectiveness in health care, and supporting our local community,” said H ... Read more »

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CINCINNATI - Tuesday, October 14th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) today expanded its sustainability goals to continue creating value with consumer-preferred brands and products while conserving resources, protecting the environment, and improving social conditions for those who need it most.

“We continue to improve the environmental sustainability of our products across all aspects of their life cycle – from manufacturing, packaging and delivery through consumer use,” said Martin Riant, P&G Executive Sponsor of Sustainability and Group President, Global Baby and Feminine & Family Care. “We are reducing the environmental footprint of our products for shoppers, our communities and the Company while still delivering the quality and performance people expect from P&G products.”

P&G is guided by 12 established Environmental Sustainability Goals toward its vision of 100% ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, October 14th 2014 [ME NewsWire]
The Community Police Department at the Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters (GHQ) showcased its volunteering experience in police work, as a part of the sixth Emirates Volunteering Conference, which was held in conjunction with the Abu Dhabi Social Responsibility Forum. The conference took place on Monday morning, at the Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research (ECSSR) in Abu Dhabi, and was attended by 44 government and private institutions.
Lt. Colonel Mubarak Bin Muhairom, Head of Department of Community Police noted that volunteer work is a new kind of nobility and a worthy act of philanthropy, which aims to serve the various segments of society. He reiterated the unwavering and ongoing support provided by the wise leadership to promote volunteerism and encourage voluntary work among the different sectors of society particularly the youth, in addition to organizing and adopting volun ... Read more »

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SANTA CLARA, Calif - Tuesday, October 14th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- eASIC Corporation, a leading provider of Single Mask Adaptable ASIC™ devices and Denmark Headquartered Comcores ApS, a specialized supplier of silicon intellectual property (SIP) today announced immediate support for Common Public Radio Interface (CPRI) v.6.0 using eASIC’s Nextreme-3 28nm devices enabling energy efficient and high-performance wireless C-RAN solutions. The Comcores’ CPRI v6.0 Controller combined with eASIC’s high performance and low power silicon architecture allows designers to deliver the highest bandwidth at the best power efficiency enabling versatile solutions for fronthaul network architectures.

“Customers building LTE-Advanced systems are adopting CPRI v6.0 to address the markets continuing demand for bandwidth. This combined with the need for differentiated solutions makes eASIC Nextreme-3 28nm devices an ideal platform for rapid deplo ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, October 14th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

Abu Dhabi Police discussed ways to promote cooperation with the British University of Salford, regarding its rehabilitation programs for juveniles.

Brigadier Ahmed Mohammed Nehkairah Al Mahrami, Head of Human Rights Department, Chairman of the Juvenile Care Center’s Steering Committee, met the University of Salford’s work team, who were selected from several international institutions, to provide their knowledge and professional expertise to the center’s staff members and enable them to leverage the latest methods adopted in juvenile rehabilitation.

Marking the occasion, a ceremony was held at the Juveniles Care Center in Abu Dhabi. In his address to the attendees, Brigadier Al Mahrami said, “It gives me great pleasure to announce this valuable cooperation between the Abu Dhabi Police and the University of Salford, which would help us to achieve further success ... Read more »

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Global TOP 3 SIP Phone provider brings its Smart Business Products to the region

ME NewsWire

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, October 12th 2014

GITEX 2014 - Yealink, the Global TOP three SIP phone provider, announces its participation at the upcoming Gitex Technology Week 2014 being held from 12-16 October 2014 at the Dubai World Trade Centre. Hoping to attract VARs, MSPs, agents and system integrators with their cutting-edge solutions and looking to create business value through their participation, Yealink will showcase their complete range of products at the exhibition.

During this event, Yealink will show its enterprise level, high-end T4 series of IP phones, designed to greatly improve the business communication experience and effectively reduce costs.

“Middle East has seen a substantial growth in demand for technology in the past decade making it one of the most important markets for us. GITEX offers us a unique platform to sh ... Read more »

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LAS VEGAS - Tuesday, October 14th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

-- New dashboard integrates American Express Meetings & Events data analysis with DoubleDutch metrics on attendee experience for end-to-end view of event success --

-- Companies also enter into agreement for best-in-class DoubleDutch event app to be customized and offered directly to American Express Meetings & Events customers --

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- American Express Meetings & Events today announced that it has teamed up with DoubleDutch, a global provider of mobile event technology, to launch an exclusive, data-driven dashboard for meetings professionals. This dashboard integrates quantitative metrics from American Express Meetings & Events with DoubleDutch’s measures around attendee experience. With a snapshot view of these key analytics – available during a single event or over the course of multiple events – meeting owners can better assess the total return on their even ... Read more »

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