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Winning students awarded with prizes to celebrate their success at this one-of-a-kind event

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, November 9th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

TECOM Investment’s Education Cluster hosted the third annual DIAC Sports Cup at GEMS Modern Academy School in Nad Al Sheba, Dubai, an inter-university tournament of sports including Cricket, Football, Basketball and Volleyball, awarding prizes to the winning athletes in each category.

Initiated in 2011, the DIAC Sports Cup is designed to provide an extra-curricular platform for students from across the Emirates to meet and network with their peers in a constructive way. DIAC decided to use sport as the premise for this first in the region event, to encourage friendly-competition that inspires team work and collaboration - the cornerstones of a successful career.

The tournament also serves to remind the students of the benefits of a healthy lifestyle and the value of participation and ov ... Read more »

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AMSTERDAM - Tuesday, November 11th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Regulatory News:

Deutsche Bank AG, London Branch, acting in its capacity of stabilising manager (the “Stabilising Manager”), hereby gives notice in accordance with article 9.3 of Commission Regulation 2273/2003 of 22 December 2003 that it carried out stabilisation trades in relation to ordinary shares in the capital of Pershing Square Holdings, Ltd. (“PSH”) that started trading on the regulated market operated by Euronext Amsterdam N.V. on 13 October 2014 (ISIN No: GG00BPFJTF46 and Symbol: PSH). The stabilisation period started on 13 October and ended on 10 November 2014.

The over-allotment option of up to 10,909,091 shares, granted by PSH to the Stabilising Manager, was exercised on 10 November 2014 in the amount of 784,286 shares.

The stabilisation transactions were carried out on the following dates within the respective price ranges stated.
  ... Read more »

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MIRABEL, Québec - Tuesday, November 11th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(Business Wire) Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), today announced the successful first flight of the Bell 505 Jet Ranger X™ helicopter. The maiden flight took place at the company’s Mirabel, Québec manufacturing facility.

"Bell Helicopter pioneered the short light single market, and here we are nearly fifty years later, changing the way the world flies once again,” said Matt Hasik, senior vice president of commercial programs at Bell Helicopter. “We have seen tremendous response from the market for the Bell 505, and today’s exciting flight marks another step toward delivering the high-performance, high-value aircraft our customers have been asking for.”

The Bell 505 was designed based on extensive input provided by a Customer Advisory Council (CAC). Bell Helicopter unveiled the Jet Ranger X at HELI-Expo 2014 in February and has already recei ... Read more »

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STERLING, Va - Tuesday, November 11th 2014 [ME NewsWire]
(BUSINESS WIRE)-- BringCom Incorporated, a leader in supplying innovative communications services, announced that it has established a new MPLS Point of Presence (POP) at the Djibouti Teleport facility in the Republic of Djibouti. This new MPLS service is the result of a joint-venture with Djibouti Telecom and has connectivity to London where it interfaces with a worldwide MPLS network allowing immediate worldwide access for BringCom customers. The Company is further expanding its MPLS network by adding two United States POPs for traffic termination that will be available at the end of 2014. In addition, BringCom has a staged Pan-Africa MPLS network under implementation with expansion scheduled early next year as required regulatory negotiations are completed.
“Thanks to our partnership with Djibouti Telecom, the Djibouti MPLS POP becoming operational further establishes BringCom as the reliable provider of c ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Friday, November 7th 2014

Brigadier Fares Khalifa Al Farsi, Director General of Guards and Special Tasks at Abu Dhabi Police, recognized 26 officers and non-commissioned officers from the directorate who have reached 20 years of service, praising their efforts and contributions to developing the level of services provided by the directorate to both its staff members and the public. He also commended their keenness to pursue further efforts and dedication efficiently and effectively, which contributed to enhancing police work to the highest levels.

In his speech during a ceremony held at the directorate’s headquarters to mark the occasion, he said, “As we honor this prestigious group of staff members, we express our hope that this honoring would become an incentive for them to put in additional efforts in order to enhance the Ministry of Interior’s vision aimed at ensuring that Abu Dhabi remains a ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Friday, November 7th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

The Government and Diplomatic Premises Protection Department at the Directorate General of Guards and Special Tasks ranked first and was crowned champion of the Athletics Championship with 91 points. The Western Region Police Directorate ranked second while the Police Colleges Department ranked third with 45 and 44 points, respectively.

The two-day championship is part of the sports activities program, organized by the Sports Activity Section at the Directorate General of Strategy and Performance Development at Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters. A total of 10 departments from the Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters took part in the championship, which was held at the race track of the Police College in its Abu Dhabi headquarters, and included road race, long jump, shot put, and javelin throw competitions.

Colonel Mohammed Hamid bin Dalmouj Al Dhaheri, Strategy and Performance Deve ... Read more »

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Annual Canon Reseller Seminar Provided a Platform for Regional Channel Community to Gather Insights to Further Grow the DIMS Business

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, November 9th 2014

Canon Middle East, a leader in imaging and business solutions has further strengthened its line-up of document scanning solutions to cater to the growing demand present in vertical industries such as education, banking and healthcare.

The company showcased its new range of products and also encourage partners to enhance their current channel distribution network to consolidate its Document Imaging Management System (DIMS) business at its annual regional reseller seminar held recently.

Hendrik Verbrugghe, Marketing Director, Canon Middle East said, “Over the years, we have built a solid foundation with our partners. We want to further engage with the robust reseller community in the region in a way that existing and potential channel partne ... Read more »

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York chiller solutions to help 160,000 square-meter mall earn LEED® Gold certification

CAIRO - Sunday, November 9th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

Johnson Controls, a global multi-industrial company, will supply high-efficiency York centrifugal chiller solutions to the Mall of Egypt, a retail and entertainment complex currently under construction in Cairo, Egypt. The York chiller technology will help the 160,000 square-meter mall reduce energy and operational costs and provide a comfortable environment for visitors and tenants when the mall opens in 2015.

The two-level facility will feature a range of international fashion and lifestyle retail brands in 400 retail outlets, an indoor ski and snow park, a 17-screen cinema, a family entertainment center, and more than 50 food and beverage outlets. The mall is designed to achieve LEED® Gold certification, an internationally-recognized energy efficiency rating system.

“The Mall of Egypt will set the regi ... Read more »

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New Look and Features Including Beats Music Integration on iOS

SANTA CLARA, Calif - Tuesday, November 11th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SoundHound Inc., a pioneering company in sound recognition and search technologies, launched a new version of its music search, discovery and play app today. Evolving beyond its trademark music and sing/hum identification, SoundHound has developed into the gateway to all-things music, with a modern and intuitive design, unrivaled features and content to continually delight users. This marks SoundHound’s most significant visual change to the app, which has been used by more than 230 million mobile users around the world. The update is available for iOS and Android mobile devices, globally.

The new SoundHound offers a more intuitive user experience, allowing quicker search access with a colorful look and dynamic listening screen animation, and new and richer content. Additionally, the home screen can now be scroll ... Read more »

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Agreement enables leading artificial intelligence-based software company and award-winning Cisco Gold Partner to capitalize on growing market demand for behavioral recognition technology

HOUSTON - Tuesday, November 11th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- GDT, a powerhouse of next-generation IT solution deployment and thought leadership, and Behavioral Recognition Systems (BRS Labs), a leader in multi-sensor data analytics, today announced a partnership that will help bring cutting-edge behavioral recognition technology to new markets.

According to the agreement, GDT will act as an authorized reseller of the BRS Labs award-winning AISight® platform. AISight is a self-learning, multi-sensor data analytics solution that recognizes and alerts on abnormal patterns within massive volumes of data. AISight’s multi-sensor data analytics have many applications, including big data, Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA), intelligent video analytics ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, November 9th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

The Permanent Disciplinary Council at the Ministry of Interior organized a workshop that engages the rules and procedures of the disciplinary system in public office. Participants in the workshop recommended expeditiously issuing a guidebook outlining the disciplinary system, as it would be an important asset in standardizing procedures adopted by all police leaderships and to serve as a reference for statutory and advisory bodies at the ministry. They also called for forming a joint committee between the police entities and competent entities in the federal government with the aim of examining their existing disciplinary systems and drafting a unified disciplinary system that governs functional responsibilities in public office.

Moreover, the recommendations called for activating the statutory dismissal, the disciplinary and grievance procedure, elaborating on the legal framework for seeking r ... Read more »

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While visiting Ras Al Khaimah Police GHQ and RAK Punitive and Correctional Institutions Department

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Friday, November 7th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

Lt. General Saif Abdullah Al Sha’far, Undersecretary at the Ministry of Interior, stressed the need to strive to provide excellent services to the public, according to the highest international standards. These remarks were made by H.E Lt. General Al Sha’far during his inspection tour to Ras Al Khaimah Police General Headquarters and the RAK Punitive and Correctional Institutions Department, where he reviewed the work processes and the services rendered to the public, as well as the new systems and programs designed to ensure a speedy completion of customers’ transactions.

Lt. General Al Sha’far expressed his appreciation for the efforts exerted by Ras Al Khaimah Police General Headquarters, under the wise leadership of Major General Sheikh Taleb Bin Saqr Al Qassimi ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, November 9th 2014

An estimated 52,000 individuals have benefited from 500 awareness programs organized by the Traffic and Patrols Directorate at Abu Dhabi Police in the past nine months of 2014. The objectives of the programs focus on promoting traffic safety culture amongst drivers, supervisors, and students in the educational field in both public and private sectors. The aim is to promote traffic safety and to limit all causes of accidents, fatalities, and serious injuries resulting from such incidents.

Lt. Colonel Jamal Salem Al Ameri, Chief of Public Relations Section in the Traffic and Patrols Directorate, Abu Dhabi Police, noted that the programs included awareness lectures and the distribution of traffic publications. He said, “The programs have included spreading traffic awareness through traffic education patrols with the aim of implementing field campaigns on various roads in order to incre ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, November 9th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

The UAE, represented by the Higher Committee for Child Protection at the Ministry of Interior, welcomed the joining of Colombia to the Virtual Global Taskforce (VGT), to protect children from online sexual exploitation. Colombia was chosen after a vote from the participating delegation of the Ministry of Interior (MoI) during a meeting that was held recently in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Major General Nasser Lakhrebani Al Nuaimi, Secretary General of the Office of HH Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior and Chairman of the Higher Committee for Child Protection, Representative of the UAE at VGT; said that the accession of Colombia will play a major part in promoting the coordination and partnership to achieve the goals of the VGT.

He added, “We are looking forward to cooperating with Colombia and to exchanging the best practices in order to ensure children are protected from ... Read more »

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In Accordance with International and National Standards

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Saturday, November 8th 2014

The Abu Dhabi Police and the Abu Dhabi General Administration of Customs recently signed, at the Department of Finance, a Memorandum of Understanding on developing security and safety procedures.

The signing was attended by Major General Khalil Dawood Badran, Director General of Finance and Services, at Abu Dhabi Police. The MoU was signed on behalf of the Abu Dhabi Police by Colonel Khamis Musabbah Al Marar, Acting Director of Security and Ports Affairs in Abu Dhabi Police, and by Mohamed Khadem Al Hameli, Deputy Director of Abu Dhabi Customs.

Colonel Al Marar said that the memorandum aims to promote cooperation between both sides by upgrading the standards of security and safety performance, as well as streamlining the travel procedures of both air and land travelers, in accordance with  international and nat ... Read more »

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In a Discussion Panel Attended by Major General Al Nuaimi

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, November 9th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

Major General Nasser Lakhrebani Al Nuaimi, Secretary General of the Office of HH Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, reviewed the efforts of the Ministry of Interior (MoI) in the protection of children against dangers on local and international levels and subsequently highlighted the recent achievements and future objectives in the field. He additionally pointed out the missions of the Higher Committee for Child Protection, and the achievements of the MoI Child Protection Center in addition to the collaborations with various community entities.

“The principles of child protection stem from the hearts of our leaders,” said Major General Al Nuaimi in a discussion panel recently hosted by the Al Bateen Council in Abu Dhabi. He continued, speaking about the importance of education surrounding the many issues o ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Saturday, November 8th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

The Abu Dhabi Police Music Band concluded its performances in the German Capital, Berlin, with a diverse and festive participation at the famous Alexanderplatz square in Berlin.

The German public flocked to the famous square to enjoy the unique performances of the Abu Dhabi Police Music Band, take commemorative pictures, and participate in the traditional Emirati dances. The public was in awe with the extraordinary skills of the Abu Dhabi Police Music Band, which performed traditional Emirati music with modern western instruments.

The attending German public and music lovers expressed gratitude for the Abu Dhabi Police Music Band for granting them the wonderful opportunity to learn about the original Emirati heritage.

The Police Music Band had recently participated in the Berlin Military Music Festival “Berlin Tattoo” 2014, which was held in Berlin, Federal Republi ... Read more »

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