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Issued by the MoI for the Evidence Collection Process

ME NewsWire

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Monday, November 10th 2014

The Human Rights Department at the Ministry of Interior issued a guidebook outlining the standard operating procedures to be adopted when dealing with the elderly, children, people with special needs and women, in the evidence collection process performed by the police.

The guidebook aims to unify procedures and mechanisms applied in dealing with cases of abuse against any of these groups, “whether they are victims, accused or witnesses”, by allocating special interrogation rooms and qualified personnel to interview these groups during the evidence collection process in police stations. The personnel in question begin their mission by uncovering the crime and its perpetrators via search and investigation, and by collecting data and information from the crime scene. This would provide a set of unified standards and ... Read more »

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HOUSTON - Friday, November 14th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- PanAtlantic Exploration today announces the resignation of CEO William T. Drennen III to pursue other interests. PanAtlantic Group Chair Ms. Olga Plaksina had the following comment: “I would like to thank Bill for his contributions over the past 2-1/2 years building PanAtlantic into the successful organization it is today. We wish him well.”

Continuing, Ms. Plaksina announced the appointment of Dr. Robert N. Erlich as Chief Executive Officer, effective November 14th. “Bob brings over 35 years of industry experience focused on exploration and new ventures, perfectly aligned with our corporate strategy. He is a highly respected geologist with significant leadership experience.” Dr. Erlich received a BS in Geology from the University of Miami, an MS in Sedimentology from the University of North Carolina and his PhD in Paleoceanography from Vrije University in Amsterdam.

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SHENZHEN, China - Friday, November 14th 2014 [ME NewsWire]
(BUSINESS WIRE)-- WGC-HSBC 2014 closed as a great success in Shanghai on November 9th, for which Hytera, the official radio supplier, provided almost 200 units of digital two-way radios and overall communication solution for scoring management, ruling, security and hospitality.
Behind the frequent refreshing leader-board of the fierce and tight 4-day tournament was a professional scoring management team from the European Tour. The team provides instant data to several relevant websites like WGC, HSBC Golf, PGA Tour and European Tour for their online broadcasting, which is a critical part of the overall operation and has substantial demand for real-time communication. “The radio on the course is vital for us to get the first-hand information from the tees,” said Paul White, Scoring Services Manager of European Tour. “Radiowise this week, it’s been very good quality supplied by Hytera&hellip ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Monday, November 10th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

Following the recent 15th anniversary celebrations for Dubai Internet City, and as part of a drive to promote innovation within the UAE, Majed Al Suwaidi recently met with Dr. Valery Tsepkalo, Director of Belarus Hi-Tech, to discuss the ICT sector and areas of mutual interest and potential collaboration going forward.

Belarus Hi-Tech Park, one of the world’s biggest software vendors, develops products that are used by leading global corporations including British Telecom, Peugeot, Coca Cola and Mitsubishi. Mr Al Suwaidi and Dr. Valery discussed the importance of supporting innovation in order to encourage a thriving ICT sector and a healthy entrepreneurial landscape, as well as the development of closer synergies between Dubai and Belarus to pioneer industry growth.

Dubai Internet City has played a major role in Dubai’s growth into a knowledge-economy and through recently annou ... Read more »

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Dimension Data is one of only six organisations positioned in the Leaders Quadrant

JOHANNESBURG - Thursday, November 13th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dimension Data, the USD 6 billion ICT solutions and services provider, today announced it is one of six organisations worldwide that has been positioned by Gartner, Inc., in the Leaders Quadrant of the Magic Quadrant for Communications Outsourcing and Professional Services (COPS) 2014₁ report for the fourth consecutive year.

Compiled by Gartner analysts, the Magic Quadrant evaluates 15 vendors’ capabilities for IT services for business communications systems worldwide, employing two main evaluation criteria. These include ‘ability to execute’ and ‘completeness of vision’.

Dimension Data CEO, Brett Dawson said, “We feel being positioned in the Leader Quadrant for the fourth consecutive year is a tremendous milestone for the Group. We continue to put our clients ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Monday, November 10th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

The Abu Dhabi Police, represented by the Traffic and Patrols Directorate, has prepared a comprehensive traffic plan to celebrate the 43rd National Day under the theme: “Let’s Celebrate the Spirit of the Union without Violations”. This allows the celebration on this national occasion to be in a befitting manner that is suitable for the level of the UAE’s modernity, development, respect of the law, and keenness for public safety.

Brigadier Eng. Hussein Ahmed Al Harithi, Director of Traffic and Patrols Directorate at Abu Dhabi Police, stated that the plan includes intensifying police patrols and Traffic Investigation’s civilian patrols on the various roads of Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, and the Western Region. Radars will be used to monitor and capture any traffic violations, and car decorations will be regulated in order to prevent any uncivilized behaviors, chaos, or nuisan ... Read more »

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P&G Fabric Care brings together world’s leading fashion and fabric experts in a feast for the senses to discuss the changing face of fashion and fabric care

BERLIN - Friday, November 14th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- On Thursday 13th November 2014, P&G Fabric Care exclusively revealed how it is evolving to meet multi-sensorial fashion trends and solve the challenge of maintaining clothing beauty and longevity for consumers. Hosted in vibrant Berlin, this year’s P&G Future Fabrics forum - for its Fabric Care brands Ariel and Lenor/Downy - brought together a prestigious mix of fashion, fabrics and human psychology experts to address the latest advances in fabrics and how our own unconscious decisions affect our clothing perceptions.

Advancing P&G’s unique 3-Step FibreSCIENCE approach to prolong and improve the sensorial properties of clothes

A keynote speech, given by John Turner, P&G’s Research & ... Read more »

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Celgene Joins Forces with Leading Patient Advocacy Organizations on World Pancreatic Cancer Day – 13 November 2014 – to Raise Awareness About this Major Cancer Killer

SUMMIT, N.J - Thursday, November 13th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- While it may not be surprising that breast and lung cancers are top of mind when people hear the word “cancer,” 60% of respondents to a recent six-country survey about cancer awareness know almost nothing about pancreatic cancer, a leading cancer killer. Pancreatic cancer is the fourth leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the US and is projected to be the second highest cause of death from cancer in the US by 2020. The overall five-year survival rate in the US and Europe is less than 7%; this rate has been low for many years and is among the lowest for common cancers in the US and across most countries in Europe.

Today, in observance of the first ever World Pancreatic Cancer Day, Celgene joins ... Read more »

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High Tech Pioneer & California Native to Help Assess Early Stage Companies as Part of Sacramento Region Venture Capital Fund

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Wednesday, November 12th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Chuck Hansen, Managing Partner of Hansen Investment Holdings, LLC has joined the Investment Board of Moneta Ventures LLP.

Headquartered in Folsom, California, Moneta Ventures is a venture capital firm that invests in early stage companies with a focus on software and cloud services, IT services, internet and consumer services sectors.

Moneta Ventures invests between $50,000 and $2 million per investment with companies typically having annual revenues between $1 million and $5 million. While not restricted geographically, many of its funded companies are located in underserved markets on the U.S. West Coast.

“I’m delighted to join such an esteemed group of advisors at Moneta Ventures led by the highly talented and charismati ... Read more »

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Increased security threats and data privacy issues considered the biggest challenges around connected devices

ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill - Wednesday, November 12th 2014 [ME NewsWire]
(BUSINESS WIRE)-- New research from global IT association ISACA found that few European IT departments or workplaces are ready for the invasion of wearable technology and other connected devices.
According to 2014 IT Risk/Reward Barometer—a 110-country survey of ISACA members who are business and IT professionals—43% of respondents in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) say their organisation has plans in place to leverage the Internet of Things or expects to create plans in the next 12 months. However, the majority is not ready for wearable technology in the workplace. More than half (57%) say their “bring your own device” (BYOD) policy does not address wearables and a further 24% do not even have a BYOD policy in place. This is a concern, as approximately 8 ... Read more »

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Free-to-play glee rhythm game coming to mobile

ME NewsWire/Business Wire

SAN FRANCISCO. - Thursday, November 13th 2014

KLab Inc., a leader in mobile online games based in Japan, today announced their licensing agreement with Fox Digital Entertainment to develop a mobile game based on the FOX television series Glee. KLab will produce a free-to-play rhythm game featuring characters and songs from the musical comedy series.

KLab CEO Tetsuya Sanada says, “KLab has been publishing games aggressively in the global market since 2012 and focusing on A-class IP acquisition. We’re extremely excited to announce our partnership with Fox Digital Entertainment. Glee is an attractive IP to make a global game with its popularity, die-hard fans, and community.”

“Our goal is to celebrate Glee’s phenomenal legacy with a game that will entertain Gleeks the world-over for a long time to come,” said Rick Phillips, Senior Vice Pre ... Read more »

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Reviewed PhD Thesis in Management

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Monday, November 10th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, met Jamal Ahmed Bafagih, Vice President of the Houston-Abu Dhabi Sister City Association, in his office at the Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters on Monday.

Both sides discussed a number of topics of mutual interest in addition to the best means for achieving and strengthening the twining process.

On a separate note, Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, reviewed the PhD thesis in Management entitled: “The Effective Leader in Institutional Change.” The thesis was completed by Major Dr. Saif Salem Lakhrebani Al Nuaimi, Deputy Director of the Strategy and Performance Development at Abu Dhabi Police GHQ, and was obtained from Manchester University in the UK.

The study recom ... Read more »

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NEW YORK - Wednesday, November 12th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Pershing Square Capital Management, L.P. (PSCM) announced today that it intended to file a beneficial ownership report on schedule 13D with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to disclose its beneficial ownership of 41,823,145 shares of Zoetis, Inc. and additional economic exposure through cash-settled total return swaps representing 995,602 notional shares, for an approximate 8.5% stake in Zoetis, Inc.’s 501,324,843 shares. PSCM indicated that it would make the Schedule 13D filing with the SEC on Wednesday, 12 November 2014. For its investment, PSCM will have paid aggregate consideration (including amounts to settle its derivatives) of USD $1,542,400,006.

PSCM intends to consult with Sachem Head Capital Management with respect to their investments in Zoetis, as further described in the 13D. Sachem Head beneficially owns 4,395,000 shares of common stock of Zoetis, In ... Read more »

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