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Adoption of Bentley’s Vortex engine extends BIM information mobility to PLM design and process planning engineers

LONDON. - Thursday, November 6th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

Year in Infrastructure 2014

(BUSINESS WIRE) Bentley Systems and Siemens PLM Software today announced their latest actions to further enhance the integration of the digital product and process lifecycle with the factory’s digital design. The companies have integrated Bentley’s point-cloud building information modeling (BIM) advancement with the state-of-the art process simulation tools in Siemens’ Tecnomatix® software for 3D digital factory automation. This will enable users of Siemens’ product lifecycle management (PLM) software solutions to work from enhanced 3D digital models of existing factories in their “as-operated” conditions – by leveraging the models created from point clouds captured through scanning.

The announcement was made ... Read more »

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An Additional 1.6 Billion Mobile Internet Subscribers Forecast by 2020; GSMA Publishes Digital Inclusion Report Highlighting Efforts to Connect ‘Offline’ Populations

Cape town, South Africa - Thursday, November 6th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Half of the world’s population will be using mobile devices to access the internet by 2020, according to new data released by GSMA Intelligence at the GSMA Mobile 360-Africa event today. It is calculated that there were 2.2 billion mobile internet subscribers in 2013, representing approximately 30 per cent of the global population. GSMA Intelligence forecasts that an additional 1.6 billion citizens worldwide will become mobile internet users over the next six years, bringing the total number to 3.8 billion, or around half of the world’s expected population in 2020.

“Our new findings underline how mobile is now the gateway to the internet for billions of citizens across the world and ... Read more »

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New Generation of “Software at Your Service”

LONDON - Thursday, November 6th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

Year in Infrastructure 2014

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Bentley Systems, Incorporated today unveiled its next generation of software for sustaining infrastructure at this gathering of leading AEC executives, infrastructure owner-operators, and 100+ journalists from around the globe. The CONNECT Edition will succeed Bentley’s V8i software generation, supporting a hybrid computing environment for Comprehensive Project Delivery and “completing the reach” to all project participants.

MicroStation CONNECT Edition has already been made available to Early Access participants, and many of the ProjectWise CONNECT Edition services, along with the Bentley Navigator CONNECT Edition “app-lication,” will be available for Early Access by year’s end. V8i modeling applications will compatibly intra-operate with both MicroStation CONNECT ... Read more »

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WILMINGTON, Del - Wednesday, November 5th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

Singapore-based company is a leading provider of brand protection services in Asia-Pacific region.

CSC is a worldwide leader in providing digital brand services to brand owners, including more than half of the 100 Best Global Brands (Interbrand®).

Acquisition enhances CSC’s ability to serve brand owners in Asia-Pacific region.

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- CSC® Digital Brand Services announced today that it has acquired IP Mirror, a Singapore-based provider of corporate domain name registration and online brand protection services. Financial details of the acquisition were not disclosed.

Recognized as “Asia’s Online Brand Expert,” IP Mirror was formed in 2000 and has grown into a regional leader on the strength of its corporate domain management and brand protection services. CSC provides a wide range of digital brand services to a majority of the 100 Best Global ... Read more »

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Customers Will Be Provided Breakthrough Innovation Resulting in Higher Efficiencies and Improved Yield

DULUTH, Ga. - Wednesday, November 5th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)- AGCO Corporation (NYSE:AGCO) and Appareo Systems announced today that they have agreed to enter a joint venture, building on the existing IAS (Intelligent Agricultural Solutions) business structure, to allow for breakthrough agricultural innovation. This collaboration will focus on the need for more advanced electronic technology centered around data collection, wireless communication, advanced sensors and intelligent machine control. The proposed joint venture will build on the momentum of Fuse™ Technologies, AGCO’s next generation approach to precision agriculture and precision machine management. Appareo will contribute to the initiative through research and development, Intellectual Property (IP) generation and advanced technology concept development, which will be deployed thr ... Read more »

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MONTREAL - Wednesday, November 5th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- A few months after ImmerVision’s breakthrough super wide-angle 360° lens and imaging technology became available to mobile device manufacturers, literally revolutionizing video chats, action videos, and selfies, the company has appointed its Chief Commercial Officer, Alessandro Gasparini, to Executive Vice President. The move is in response to overwhelming worldwide interest in the ImmerVision Enables technology, which gives OEMs the ability to easily offer smartphones, tablets, and mobile devices with 360° imaging capabilities that deliver fully immersive, interactive, and sharable experiences to consumers.

In his expanded role, Gasparini will take responsibility for providing support to global brands and manufacturers in their delivery of immersive 360° panoramic video products. While still leading the company’s commercial strategy, Gasparini’s role now includes ov ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Monday, November 3rd 2014 [ME NewsWire]

Dubai Studio City (DSC) celebrated UAE Flag Day with senior management and business partners.

Jamal Al Sharif, Managing Director of Dubai Studio City said;

“UAE Flag Day is a symbol of national unity and a celebration of the legacy of our forefathers and founders of the Union. The flag sends many messages of success stories that the UAE has achieved thus far, and marks the allegiance of citizens to our leadership.”

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About Dubai Studio City

Dubai Studio City (DSC), part of TECOM Investments, a member of Dubai Holding, is home to world class production companies, talent, facilities and infrastructure for the production, broadcast and content creation industries, and offers investors in movie and TV production have the opportunity to build bespoke facilities on a significant and prime land bank.  Home to global and regional production companies, DS ... Read more »

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Shanghai - Friday, November 7th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

CIIF2014

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic showcases its industrial solutions at the Robotics Show of the 16th China International Industry Fair held at the Shanghai New International Expo Center during November 4 - 8, 2014. In China, the manufacturing hub for many global electronics manufacturers, efforts are underway to bring network connectivity to manufacturing processes to enable stable production and to improve product quality. To assist with these efforts, Panasonic is providing a wide range of new technologies and capabilities to customers in China.

Exhibition Highlights

Three business divisions - motion control, welding systems, and motors - are taking part in this year's exhibition. Panasonic is introducing individual devices and system solutions, as well as factory automation solutions with case examples of robots at work.

Motion Control Devices

Panasonic uses Japanese technol ... Read more »

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Top Companies Place More Emphasis on Diversity, Create Varied Paths to Leadership

PHILADELPHIA - Wednesday, November 5th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Hay Group, the global management consulting firm, today released its ninth annual Best Companies for Leadership Study and Top 20 list. The study ranks the best companies for leadership around the globe and examines how those companies build and accelerate the development of great leaders. For the second consecutive year, Procter & Gamble topped the list, followed by General Electric, Coca-Cola and IBM.

According to Hay Group's study, the Best Companies for Leadership take a determined and disciplined approach to helping leaders develop and rise within their organizations. A key finding from this year’s study was that 80 percent of the Top 20 companies had established clear career paths for their employees, compared to only 48 percent of all other companies. Similarly, 80 percent of the Top ... Read more »

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RESTON, VA - Thursday, November 6th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Transaction Network Services (TNS), a portfolio company of Siris Capital Group since February 2013, has entered into an agreement to sell its Payment Gateway Services business to MasterCard for an undisclosed sum.

MasterCard will acquire TNS’ eCommerce and card-present payment gateways, which will become part of the DataCash payment gateway suite. With the addition of TNS’ Payment Gateway Services, DataCash will be able to drive additional growth of the eCommerce category – and use of MasterCard-branded products – in North America and Latin America. The combined offering will also expand the support for the next generation of online and mobile payments solutions through a quick integration with existing merchant and acquirer platforms. The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions and is expected to close before year end.

Mike Keegan, Co-Chief Executi ... Read more »

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Recruits and Female Police Officers Attended

ME NewsWire

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Monday, November 3rd 2014

Al Sha’far: Flag Day is the Symbol of Pride and Allegiance Lt. General Saif Abdullah Al Sha’far, Undersecretary at the Ministry of Interior expressed that the UAE Flag Day is a valuable national occasion that symbolizes the unity of this benevolent homeland. In a statement delivered during Monday’s ceremony held to hoist the flag of the UAE above the building of the Ministry of Interior (MoI), Al Sha’far said, “By raising the UAE flag high, we renew our allegiance to serve our country and the higher leadership, where no sacrifice is too big to make for our country.” The flag raised above the MoI was simultaneously lifted alongside those at federal departments and ministries across the country.

On the third of November, Lt. General Al Sha’far lauded the noble and popular national initiativ ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirate - Monday, November 3rd 2014 [ME NewsWire]

Dubai Media City (DMC) hosted the UAE Flag Day celebrations today organized by Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Center in collaboration with Arabian Radio Network.

Community members from all nationalities celebrated the UAE's vision with a morning of festivities, music and traditional cuisine, attended by senior officials from Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Center, Dubai Media City, Arabian Radio Network and Dubai International Film festival.

About Dubai Media City

Dubai Media City (DMC), part of TECOM’s Media Cluster, is the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region’s largest hub dedicated to the media industry. Since its inauguration in 2001, DMC has grown to become a thriving business community, home to leading international and regional brands including CNN, Thomson Reuters, MBC and CNBC Arabia. DMC has created an environment that encourages the expansion and growth of ... Read more »

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AMSTERDAM - Wednesday, November 5th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Regulatory News:

Pershing Square Holdings, Ltd. (ticker: PSH) today released the following regular monthly Net Asset Value (NAV) and Performance Report for the month of October 2014. The information has also been posted to the PSH website, www.pershingsquareholdings.com. Monthly net asset value and performance are calculated as of the close of business on the last business day of the month.

PERSHING SQUARE HOLDINGS, LTD.

Portfolio Update, to view the full  tables please click here.
                        PAST PERFORMANCE IS NOT NECESSARILY INDICATIVE OF FUTURE RESULTS. All investments involve risk including the loss of principal. This document does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to purchase any security or investment product.

(1) Performance results ... Read more »

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To Discuss the Workflow of Subcommittees

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Monday, November 3rd 2014 [ME NewsWire]

The Federal Demographic Structure Council (FDSC), headed by Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, held its 10th periodic meeting in Abu Dhabi on Monday. The meeting was attended by Saqr Ghobash, Minister of Labor, and Deputy Director of the Federal Demographic Structure Council; Sultan Al Mansouri, Minister of Economy; Mariam Al Roomi, Minister of Social Affairs; and Rashid Salim Lakhrebani Al Nuaimi, Secretariat General of the Federal Demographic Council.

The meeting was attended by Major General Nasser Lakhrebani Al Nuaimi, Secretary General of the Office of HH Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior; Humaid Al Dir’e, Assistant Secretary General of Strategy and Communication at the council; Dr. Saeed Abdullah, Acting Secretary General of FDSC for Policies; and Dr. Wadha Al N ... Read more »

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The first and only African mobile operator to provide customers with 100 percent coverage through terrestrial and mobile satellite connectivity

Dubai, United Arab Emirates and Nairobi, Kenya - Monday, November 3rd 2014 [ME NewsWire]

Thuraya Telecommunications Company, a leading Mobile Satellite Services (MSS) operator, and Airtel Africa, today announced the commercial launch of Thuraya’s mobile satellite products and services across 12 countries in Africa. Thuraya’s satellite phones and IP+ broadband terminals can now be purchased by Airtel’s customers through the company’s Africa subsidiaries in the Congo B, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Gabon, Ghana, Kenya and Zambia. Airtel Africa intends to further expand into its five remaining markets.

This launch demonstrates Airtel Africa’s commitment to lead the market by providing cutting edge, technology-driven solutions for the benefit of its enterprise and high value customers. T ... Read more »

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Newly Opened Conrad London St. James is First of 10 Conrad Hotels to Host Exclusive and Locally-Inspired ‘Shop the City by Conrad’ Retail Experiences

MCLEAN, Va. - Wednesday, November 5th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Conrad Hotels & Resorts announced today the debut of Shop the City by Conrad, a seasonal guest package connecting travelers to local cities and culture by way of an exclusive, luxury shopping excursion. For a limited time, guests who book this shopping experience will receive a package that includes a two-night minimum stay in a suite, a private chauffeured car, and a personal shopping escort who will guide the shoppers through an extraordinary selection of high-end retailers in the city of their stay.

Shop the City by Conrad participants will be chauffeured in a Range Rover SWB to a carefully-curated list of coveted retail destinations, including one local boutique exclusive to the highlighted city. Each location will off ... Read more »

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