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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Monday, October 27th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

Abu Dhabi visitors and residents will now be able to experience two unique Seawings seaplane flights – the Abu Dhabi Snapshot Tour and the Dubai Seaplane Adventure. Additionally, the Middle East’s only seaplane tour operator has partnered with Etihad Airways to offer Etihad Guest Members the chance to earn Etihad Guest Miles as they takeoff from water on a Seawings seaplane from the exciting locations of Yas Island and Emirates Palace.

The Seawings seaplane offers a thrilling water takeoff and landing and scenic views of the city and coastline below. “Seawings guests taking off from Abu Dhabi will be amazed at how this majestic city in the desert has transformed into an amazing modern landscape of iconic structures. Geographically, the Emirate is a visual treat. A little known fact is that Abu Dhabi has nearly 200 islands along its coast, all of which make for terrific scenery ... Read more »

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Following the inauguration of the Emirates Driving Company new Headquarters in Al Ain

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Saturday, October 25th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

Lt. General H.H Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, spoke of his pride in the national cadres and the efforts they make in support of the UAE’s quest for progress and development. He said, “We are delighted to see that the UAE sons and daughters are playing vital roles in all facilities of the Emirates Driving Company and are in charge of training students on using the latest available techniques”.

These statements were made by His Highness Sheikh Saif following the inauguration by H.E. Sheikh Sultan bin Tahnoon Al Nahyan, Ruler’s Representative in the Eastern Region, of the new headquarters of the Emirates Driving Company located in Al Khrair area in Al Ain, in the presence of HH Sheikh Suroor Bin Mohammed Al Nahyan.

Lt. Ge ... Read more »

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NEW YORK - Tuesday, October 28th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) announced today that it has acquired Lewtan Technologies, a leading provider of analytical tools and data for the global structured finance market.

Based in Waltham, Massachusetts, Lewtan provides solutions to issuers, investors, underwriters and others to administer, monitor and value securitized transactions. Its products cover more than 200,000 bonds and 20,000 securitized deals, serving over 300 financial institutions worldwide.

Lewtan will become part of Moody’s Analytics’ Structured Analytics and Valuations (SAV) business, which provides an extensive data and analytics library for securitized assets. SAV operates within Moody’s Research, Data and Analytics (RD&A) line of business.

“Lewtan’s capabilities are powerful complements to our structured analytics business,” said Mark Almeida, President of Moo ... Read more »

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LUXEMBOURG & DOHA, Qatar - Monday, October 27th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES TechCom, a wholly-owned subsidiary of SES S.A. (NYSE Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) and Es’hailSat, The Qatar Satellite Company registered in the State of Qatar, announce the signing of a comprehensive consultancy service agreement.

The agreement provides Es’hailSat full access to the technical experience and engineering know-how of SES, one of the market leaders in satellite communications.

In the framework of the contract, SES TechCom will support Es’hailSat in the development of its new teleport facility. The teleport will be built on a green field site north of Doha. It will be designed as a modern, state of the art facility providing satellite control and communications support (TT&C) for the Es’hail 2 satellite, and offer up-linking and reception facilities tailored for Es’hailSat’s business partners.

The teleport will be ... Read more »

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EMERYVILLE, Calif - Tuesday, October 28th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- KineMed, Inc. and the U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine’s (USARIEM) Military Nutrition Division announced today they are entering into a partnership to examine KineMed’s platform technology to assess skeletal muscle protein synthesis and muscle mass in Warfighters.

The U.S. military seeks to better understand muscle adaptive responses to operational stressors in order to identify nutritional requirements and strategies that promote musculoskeletal health and resilience. “We are honored that the U.S. Army is applying our tests of muscle mass and function to optimize support of its Warfighters,” said David Fineman, CEO & Chairman of KineMed.

This collaborative project will use KineMed’s state-of-the-art proteomic and stable isotope techniques to examine predictive responses indicative of changes in skeletal muscle protein synthes ... Read more »

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New 2014–2015 events announced in China, Europe, and North America to help organizations across the globe build capability and elevate performance

PITTSBURGH - Tuesday, October 28th 2014 [ME NewsWire]
(BUSINESS WIRE)-- CMMI® Institute today announced that it is kicking off its global conference series, with events taking place in China, Europe, and North America throughout 2014 and 2015. Another event will be added to the schedule for Latin America in 2015.
The CMMI Institute Global Conference Series is designed for the thousands of professionals around the world who are committed to improving their organization’s capabilities. The conferences focus on the tools and shared learnings that the proven application of CMMI has demonstrated over 25 years in elevating performance within their organizations.
CMMI Institute’s Global Conference Series will include engaging keynotes, informative case study presentations and interactive panel sess ... Read more »

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Presentation will review common implementation challenges and provide details on effective solutions

BARCELONA, Spain - Monday, October 27th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- eASIC Corporation:

Who: eASIC Corporation, a leading provider of Single Mask Adaptable ASIC devices will be represented by Dr. Christian Lanzani, the Director for Wireless at eASIC, responsible for the overall wireless strategy including radio access, fronthaul connectivity, baseband processing and backhaul solutions.

What: eASIC will participate at the Wi-Fi World Summit & Fronthaul & C-RAN Summit, as an associate sponsor, presenting on C-RAN Fronthaul implementation challenges and providing details on eASIC solutions. The presentation will include use cases for radio access, CPRI over OTN converters, and baseband pooling, including L1 hardware acceleration.

When: Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Where: Hesperia Tower Hotel, Barcelona, Spain

For mor ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, October 26th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) honored the child, Mira, the first customer and citizen of the UAE to use its smartphone application service. She used this service to submit her passport renewal application and enter her ID code.

Major General Khalifa Hareb Al Khaili, Acting Assistant Undersecretary of the Ministry of the Interior for Naturalization, Residency and Ports Affairs, handed Mira a certificate of appreciation along with a commemorative gift, wishing her good luck and excellence in his office today, Sunday.

Major General Al Khaili said, “The Smartphone application services save time and effort for UAE citizens. These convenient applications embody the strategy of the MoI by achieving and providing the highest levels of secure services to customers who need only use their Emirates ID and follow the easy, simple, and quick steps. This strategy aims to improve performance in ... Read more »

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SAN ANTONIO - Tuesday, October 28th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Acelity announced today that Greg Kayata has been named Senior Vice President, Human Resources, effective immediately. Greg replaces David Lillback, who announced earlier this year he will retire in November.

In this role, Greg will be responsible for creating a globalized HR function focused on identifying and retaining the top talent needed for successful geographic expansion and achievement of our growth and technology goals. In addition, Greg will play a critical role in promoting the Acelity culture worldwide while focusing on employee development, engagement and communication in order to position the company for continued success in the marketplace.

“I’m pleased to welcome Greg to the Acelity senior leadership team,” said Joe Woody, President & CEO, Acelity. “He is a dynamic and highly experienced HR professional who understands our industry and has a cl ... Read more »

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SANTA CLARA, Calif - Monday, October 27th 2014

eASIC Corporation, a leading provider of Single Mask Adaptable ASIC devices today announced that Huawei is using eASIC’s Nextreme-3 28nm devices to meet the increased system performance and aggressive costs required by Transport Network Products. Due to the increased throughput, Transport Networks require twice the clock performance of traditional communications.

Huawei investigated multiple options to meet the demanding performance, power and total cost of ownership targets set by the global operators, eASIC’s 28nm Single Mask Adaptable devices enabled Huawei to meet all the operator requirements.

“eASIC Nextreme-3 28nm device can provide higher performance, lower power to meet Huawei product requirements,” said Ronnie Vasishta, president and CEO of eASIC Corporation. “Expansion to the higher throughput in transport network is inevitable and this re ... Read more »

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Sees Multiple Opportunities for U.S. Businesses to Participate in Africa’s Rapid Urbanization and Growing Middle Class

PARSIPPANY, N.J - Tuesday, October 28th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Acrow Bridge, a leading international bridge engineering and supply company, shared its success stories and insights in partnering with African governments and private sector entities to support infrastructure development at the opening plenary session of the 2014 U.S.-Africa Infrastructure Conference in Washington, D.C. Hosted by The Corporate Council on Africa, the three-day event brought together international infrastructure experts, U.S. and African government officials and key public and private sector decision-makers to focus on building resilient cities in Africa.

“The time to invest in Africa is now,” said Paul Sullivan, Acrow’s Director of International Business Development, who was one of the plenary speakers. “European and Asi ... Read more »

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