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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Friday, October 31st 2014 [ME NewsWire]

The Ministry of Interior’s Human Rights Committee held its fifth meeting at the Ajman Police General Headquarters. During the meeting, which took place in the presence of Brigadier Ali Abdullah Alwan, Commander in Chief of Ajman Police, the committee discussed ways to enhance efforts exerted by the Police General Headquarters and the Punitive and Correctional Establishments in the UAE in spreading the culture of human rights through purposeful strategic initiatives, increasing awareness, and protecting the various society segments.

The meeting was chaired by Brigadier Ahmed Mohammed Nehkairah Al Mahrami, Head of the Human Rights Department and Chairman of the Human Rights Committee at the Ministry of Interior. Brigadier Al Mahrami stressed the need to intensify efforts exerted by the different police entities to achieve the highest levels of security and safety for all. He also highlighte ... Read more »

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BEIJING - Monday, November 3rd 2014 [ME NewsWire]

2014 Security China

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- China's security market is undergoing double-digit growth every year, with particularly rapid development in IP products, prompting companies in the security industry to show increasing interest in the Chinese market. Against this backdrop, Panasonic exhibited in 2014 Security China, one of the world's largest security shows, held in Beijing, China, from October 28 to 31, 2014. Under the theme, "Why Panasonic -- offering additional value to customers with unique technologies," Panasonic introduced the latest security system technologies and products like security cameras that help support lives across China.

Exhibition Highlights

Ultra 360-degree 9M Network Camera

Unveiled for the first time in China, the Ultra 360-degree 9M Network Camera makes it possible to capture a 360-degree view of spaces such as stores with a single camera. Incorpo ... Read more »

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To be Discussed as Part of the Creativity Lab

ME NewsWire

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, October 30th 2014

Through the ‘Creativity lab’, the Ministry of Interior discusses police work-related issues that are of interest to members of the public, by providing them with the opportunity to express their views and aspirations regarding the quality of services. This would allow the MoI to discuss the feedback received from community members as a means to develop work mechanisms.

The MoI announced that it will receive the public’s views and suggestions regarding various topics related to police work as of Sunday, November 2nd, starting at 10 a.m., as a prelude to putting them up for discussion through the MoI social media feeds that play a key role in establishing a link between the MoI and the public.

This program aims at promoting the MoI’s strategic plans to engage community and upgrade the level of services p ... Read more »

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IRVINE, Calif. & TOKYO & HOUSTON - Monday, November 3rd 2014 [ME NewsWire]

Project to Mature Kurion’s Modular Detritiation System for Possible Deployment at Fukushima

Technology to Offer Tritium Treatment Alternative to Commercial Nuclear Power Plant Operators, Creating Zero-Liquid Release Plants

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Kurion, Inc., an innovator in nuclear and hazardous waste management, announced that it received a grant of one billion Japanese Yen (approximately 10 million USD) from Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) to demonstrate the company’s cost-effective tritium-removal technology for possible deployment at Fukushima. Kurion’s Modular Detritiation System is one of three technologies approved for the “Demonstration Project for Verification Tests of Tritium Separation Technologies” from a field of 182 submissions. Kurion has played an active role in the cleanup at Fukushima since the development ... Read more »

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LITTLETON, Colo. & MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif - Monday, November 3rd 2014 [ME NewsWire]

CPIMobile™ enables global banks to leverage Secure Element (SE) and Host Card Emulation (HCE) capabilities to participate in any wallet deployment or turn their own apps into wallets

CARTES Secure Connexions 2014 Money20/20 2014

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- CPI Card Group, a global leader in financial and EMV chip card production and related services, announced today the launch of CPIMobile™, an innovative solution to deliver secure digital credentials to mobile phones for NFC mobile payments using Sequent technology. Sequent will enable CPI to deliver to global banks and other issuers a digital issuance solution that allows them to participate in almost any mobile wallet deployment, leveraging both Secure Element (SE) and Host Card Emulation (HCE) capabilities, and to enable their own banking apps for payments.

“Banks globally want to be ready to provide secu ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Friday, October 31st 2014 [ME NewsWire]

In collaboration with CERT, the Center of Excellence for Applied Research and Training (CERT) of the Higher Colleges of Technology, the Punitive and Correctional Institutions Department at Abu Dhabi Police organized training courses for inmates at Al Wathba and Al Ain Sections. The courses, which fall in line with the rehabilitation programs and therapeutic and guidance activities for inmates, aim at promoting innovative thinking and drug prevention.

In Al Wathba Section, experienced psychotherapist/ behaviour therapist and social worker Dr. Victor Jarawan moderated a training course titled “Creativity and Innovation Management”. This course focused on the definition of creative thinking, its importance and ways to advance it; as well as the proper means to develop thinking skills; codes of practice, definition of thought disorder (disorganized thinking) and its symptoms; and creati ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, October 30th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

The Forensic Evidence Department at the Directorate General of Security and Ports Affairs at the Abu Dhabi Police qualified a number of experts and technicians from the Technical Section of the department in the field of acoustic analysis and voice recognition during the constituent session for the Criminal Acoustic Analysis Systems. The course was held over the course of two weeks at the department’s headquarters.

According to Colonel Hassan Al Hosani, Deputy Director of the Forensic Evidence Department, “The course organized by the Forensic Evidence Department is one of the strategic initiatives of the department, and will be followed by complementary stages that will efficiently contribute to support the skills of employees and increase performance efficiencies.”

Major Saleh Abubaker Al Tahboush, Head of the Technical Section, explained that during the next phase, ... Read more »

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DÜSSELDORF, Germany - Tuesday, November 4th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ZTE Services Deutschland GmbH, a ZTE Group company, has announced today that it has secured two new Managed Services contracts with European network operators. One contract was signed with Netherland’s largest network operator KPN on Voicemail Hosting. In Luxembourg, ZTE has won a comprehensive service contract for the operation, maintenance and roll-out of the core network of MVNO (mobile virtual network operator) JOIN Experience. ZTE will also become the sole network equipment provider for JOIN’s core network. With a highly qualified Managed Services team of more than 1.000 employees, ZTE is now expanding its services business into Germany’s neighbouring countries.

ZTE Services Deutschland is taking over the complete hosting and maintenance of the voicemail services of Dutch network operator KPN. Under a three year contract, ZTE Services Deutschland will provide all r ... Read more »

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Technology Center of Excellence in India will be home to more than 1,000 employees by early 2017

FOSTER CITY, Calif - Monday, November 3rd 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Visa Inc. (NYSE:V), the global leader in payments, today announced that it has selected Bangalore as the site for its Technology Center of Excellence in India to be opened in early 2015 and fully staffed by early 2017.

Considered the innovation hub of India, Bangalore offers Visa the ability to attract a diversity of world class talent from the country’s premier universities, while being part of a community that is experiencing tremendous growth in world-class innovation centers and technology facilities. These investments have led not only to improved infrastructure, but have also enabled Bangalore to become a center for cultural activity.

“India is fast becoming a global technology epicenter with an incredible pool of technology talent,” said Nitin Chandel, S ... Read more »

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Industry power and water stakeholders to collaborate efforts to establish sustainable initiatives required for the region

Dubai, united Arab Emirates - Thursday, October 30th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

At the onset of the 3rd Annual Global IWPP Summit in Dubai, industry stakeholders are gearing up to present their views on the state of affairs, need projections and collaborative strategies needed to pave a path of sustainability for the power and water sector in the Middle East. Independent Water and Power Plants (IWPP) have a proven record of delivering results with multiple projects already implemented in the GCC coupled with the Emirates' vision to diversify its energy supply mix for power production by 2030. With widespread reports of large spending for the utility sector in the GCC, the question remains; will IWPPs be able to attract a considerable share of the investment pie to meet the fast growing demand for power and water in the Middle East?

Organized b ... Read more »

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One of Finland’s leading law firms, Juridia Bützow, is to join Eversheds, further broadening the international reach of both firms.

LONDON - Monday, November 3rd 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Juridia Bützow is one of Finland’s leading full service law firms with a nationwide coverage across five offices, Helsinki, Hämeenlinna, Jyväskylä, Tampere and Turku. Juridia Bützow group company Heinonen & Co. specialises in global intellectual property rights. In total Juridia Bützow employs more than 165 professionals.

Juridia Bützow will join Eversheds from 3rd of November 2014 and will be called JB Eversheds.

Eversheds now consists of 57 offices in 31 countries across EMEA and Asia. These include strategic locations across Central, Eastern and Western Europe; seven offices in the Middle East and seven offices in Africa working closely with a network of 37 firms in the Eversheds Africa Law Institute – the largest presence of any l ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, November 2nd 2014 [ME NewsWire]

National Bank of Abu Dhabi’s NBAD-Real Madrid Credit and Debit Cardholders now benefit special discounts at Real Madrid Café in Dubai when they use the co-branded NBAD-Real cards, as well as preferential seating at select times.

Following the announcement of a three-year global partnership between NBAD and Real Madrid Football Club, the restaurant bearing the club’s name, the only one in the UAE, will start offering NBAD cardholders a 15% discount on food and beverage purchases, 10% off on Real Madrid Café branded retail items, as well as a 5% discount on purchased Adidas jerseys at the restaurant.

“This is our way of celebrating this important partnership between two prestigious brands. With this offer, we want to give NBAD cardholders the added benefit of enjoying discounts as a result of this deal,” said Khaled Al Muhairy, Chairman, Ginza Holdings, an established ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Friday, October 31st 2014 [ME NewsWire]

A visiting delegation from the Ministries of Interior and Health and the Bahrain Defense Force (BDF) from the sisterly Kingdom of Bahrain were briefed on the National Ambulance Company (NAC)’s experience in providing pre-hospital medical care to the injured and sick using sophisticated and state-of-the-art equipment and techniques that are commensurate with the international standards in the field of first aid and ambulance service.   During their visit to the National Ambulance Company (NAC), the Bahraini delegation discussed with Ahmed Saleh Al Hajeri, Deputy CEO of NAC, ways to enhance collaboration in the areas of aid and the exchange of expertise between the UAE and Bahrain to improve medical care in both countries. The visiting delegation included Dr. Mohammad Al Olayan, Director of the Ministry of Interior’s Hospital; Dr. Firas Abu-Ziad, Emergency Medicine Consultant and He ... Read more »

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SAN FRANCISCO - Monday, November 3rd 2014 [ME NewsWire]

Program provides access to more than 30 trained consulting and complementary technology solution partners to better support insurer system deployments and business transformation initiatives

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- At the Guidewire Connections 2014 User Conference, Guidewire Software®, (NYSE:GWRE), a provider of software products to Property/Casualty insurers, today announced the launch of its enhanced PartnerConnect global alliance program. The invitation-only program, first launched in 2010, has been expanded to bring together under one umbrella our broad network of consulting service providers – including the addition of several new regional consultancies and third-party solution providers whose products or technology enhance, extend, and complement the capabilities of Guidewire products. Guidewire customers can leverage 32 PartnerConnect member providers spanning more than 25 countries. To date, PartnerC ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates. - Saturday, November 1st 2014 [ME NewsWire]

Dubai Internet City announces new Innovation Hub, which will provide 1.6 million sq. ft. of dedicated space to around 15,000 knowledge and creative workers

Dubai Design District’s Creative Community will provide an inspiring and dynamic destination covering an area of 1 million sq. ft. for emerging designers and artists

AED 4.5 billion will be invested in TECOM Investments’ new innovation driven initiatives

In support of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum’s vision to transform Dubai into an innovation-driven economy, TECOM Investments has today announced a new strategy focused on stimulating creativity and the development of new technologies, creating smart and sustainable infrastructure, and driving entrepreneurship and SME growth.

Specific initiatives that underpin TECOM Investments’ new strategic focus include the development of ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, October 30th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

The mobile lecturing unit of the “Tathqeef” education traffic patrol, a subsidiary of the Al Ain Traffic and Patrols Section, participated in the Educational Convoys Event, recently organized by the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Community Development in Al Yahar, Al Ain. The mobile lecture unit provided films and distributed traffic awareness pamphlets. A number of local departmental and institutional officials from the city of Al Ain and residents from all areas of Al Ain attended the event.

Lt. Colonel Jamal Salem Al Ameri, Chief of Public Relations Section in the Traffic and Patrols Directorate, said that the mobile traffic education patrol is considered as one of the most important achievements of the Traffic and Patrols Directorate. The mobile traffic education patrol, which acts as a mobile lecturing unit, was activated to provide traffic services to the community and mobil ... Read more »

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SOHO and SMB networking solutions maker anticipates continued growth of its product offerings in MENA

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, October 30th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

TP-LINK Technologies Co Ltd, a leading provider of SOHO and SMB networking products and wireless solutions, has hailed its participation at GITEX Technology Week 2014, the Middle East biggest IT expo a success.

TP-LINK said at GITEX this year, the company had a 145 square metres booth and had more visitors come to the stand this year than in 2013.

According to the vendor, which manufactures a range of products including Wireless, ADSL, Switches, IP Cameras, Powerline Adapters, Print Servers, Media Converters and Network Adapters, the company decided to take out a bigger stand space to accommodate the many activities it lined up during the show, product demos to cat walks and prize giveaways.

Denny Liang, General Manager, TP-LINK Middle East, said this year’s particip ... Read more »

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