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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Monday, November 17th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

The Traffic and Patrols Directorate at the Abu Dhabi Police called upon private sector companies to help reduce traffic accidents. In order to preserve the safety of the drivers and of other road users, the drivers were urged to abide by the traffic laws and the designated speed limits; and to always pay attention, drive within the lanes, use seatbelts, and to not be distracted by answering the phone while driving.  

In coordination with the Saaed Society to Reduce Traffic Accidents, the directorate carried out an awareness initiative with the intention to elevate traffic awareness levels amongst drivers for the Abu Dhabi National Hotels. As a part of the community outreach approach, the initiative aims to promote traffic education amongst the motorists in private sector companies.

Lt. Colonel Jamal Salem Al Ameri, Chief of Public Relations Section in the Traffic and Patrols Direc ... Read more »

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SHENZHEN, China - Saturday, November 22nd 2014

ZTE Corporation welcomes the opinion issued today by the Advocate General of the European Court of Justice in the ongoing ZTE v. Huawei case. This opinion is a further step towards clarifying that the EC law restricts the availability of injunctions under standard essential patents (SEPs). It makes clear that if the patent holder has given a FRAND licensing commitment, seeking an injunction to leverage licensing deals may have the effect of distorting competition.

The Advocate General’s opinion is a detailed legal assessment which could serve as a guidance for the European Court of Justice in this matter, which will publish the final decision in the coming months.

ZTE believes that all companies should have the right to enforce their intellectual property rights. However, if the holder has promised to grant licenses under fair, reasonable and non-discriminatory (FRAND) cond ... Read more »

Views: 52 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 11.23.2014

FUZHOU, China - Thursday, November 20th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

CHINA SHOP 2014

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic exhibited at the 16th China Chain Store Industry Conference and Exhibition (CHINA SHOP 2014), which was held from November 6-8 in Fuzhou City, the capital of Fujian Province. In a booth designed to resemble supermarkets and convenience stores, Panasonic introduced one-stop solutions for retail under the theme of "A smart, beautiful lifestyle with intelligent retail," aimed at the rapidly growing demand in China for safe and comfortable shopping environments.

[Video] Bringing Smart Solutions to Retail - Panasonic @ CHINA SHOP 2014 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nEPynDGSDa4

Exhibition Highlights

Showcases with Double Air Curtain Technology Ordinarily, 35% of the energy consumed by supermarkets may be attributed to freezer/refrigeration systems. When combined with lighting and air conditioning, this figure rises to 85%. Showcases equi ... Read more »

Views: 52 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 11.23.2014 | Comments (0)

Regus and NMBS launch walk-in workspaces at key stations. Finding somewhere to do business at the station becomes as easy as buying a snack

BRUSSELS - Wednesday, November 19th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- An agreement between Regus and railway operator NMBS will provide workspaces, co-working hubs, and meeting rooms for train clients in Belgium. From early 2015, instant-access Regus Express business lounges will open across the country’s rail network. The launches will extend Regus’ network in Belgium to 21 locations, and transform business travellers’ and mobile workers’ ability to work on the go.

The launch is part of Regus’ global initiative to open professional work facilities at busy transport locations, including rail stations, airports and motorway service stations. Workers in Belgium - like those in France and the Netherlands – will be able to use their travel time more productively, making train stations ke ... Read more »

Views: 83 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 11.23.2014 | Comments (0)

CHICAGO. - Wednesday, November 19th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) American Society of Safety Engineers, the world’s oldest professional safety society, invites safety professionals to register for NIGERIA PDC 2015, a three-day professional development conference and exposition in Lagos, Nigeria on March 3-5, 2015.

ASSE’s Nigeria Chapter is building off of its successful first professional development conference (PDC) held last year, which attracted hundreds of occupational safety and health professionals from across Africa and the world to discuss and learn about the latest industry trends and practices.

“Our maiden conference was very multinational in scope and attracted speakers and attendees from many countries,” said ASSE Nigeria Chapter President G. Kamil Abiodun. “We owe it to the public to ensure safety professionals are up to speed with the latest global practices and safety benchmarks.”

According to a ... Read more »

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INGELHEIM, Germany - Wednesday, November 19th 2014 [ME NewsWire]
American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2014: Latest real-world data once again reinforce benefits from Pradaxa®1,2
Two new analyses involving over 60,000 US patients in total show that Pradaxa® was linked to fewer major bleeds and strokes than warfarin1,2
Results shown in RE-LY® clinical study supported by data from different patient populations in general practice1-4
(BUSINESS WIRE) - For Non-US/Non-UK/Non-Canadian Media
Two new real-world data analyses presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2014 independently demonstrate that routine treatment with Pradaxa® (dabigatran etexilate) was associated with fewer major bleeds and strokes compared to warfarin.1,2 The results of both studies, which involved over 60,000 atrial fibrillation (AF) patients in the US, demonstrate that the safety and effectiveness profile of Pradaxa® t ... Read more »

Views: 55 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 11.23.2014

Women in STEM 2015 – Annual Conference, Awards and Hackathon to be held in Dubai

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Monday, November 17th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

The Meera Kaul Foundation, is hosting its annual event Women in STEM in the Middle East and will be held on January 14-15, 2015 at the Jumeirah Emirates Towers Hotel in Dubai.

Striving to highlight high-ranking women in the corporate world, the conference brings together women speakers and delegates who are successful in the field of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM). This move aims to increase the interest and confidence of young women pursuing degrees and careers particularly in the fields of STEM. In addition to this, the two-day event will honor leading women in the mentioned sectors from all around the region.

The event will also include a brand new collaborative concept, the Hackathon. This is especially designed for women software programmers and UI and graphic designers to ... Read more »

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NEW YORK. - Wednesday, November 19th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) Moody's Corporation (NYSE:MCO) announced today that it has again earned a perfect score of 100% in the Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to LGBT workplace equality, administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation. Moody’s is among 366 major U.S. businesses which also earned top marks this year.

Moody's top ranking in the 2015 index marks the third year in a row that it has been recognized as a top employer for LGBT workplace equality. The perfect score also qualifies the company for continued inclusion in the HRC's list of "Best Places to Work for LGBT equality.”

"Moody's is strongly committed to advancing workplace equality and we are proud that our ongoing work to promote a culture of inclusion has again been recognized with a top ranking from the Human Rights C ... Read more »

Views: 68 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 11.23.2014 | Comments (0)

DUBAI, U.A.E. - Thursday, November 20th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

    Bill Ford helps inaugurate Ford’s latest business unit, Middle East and Africa, an exciting, vibrant region that represents the final frontier for growth in the auto industry
    Ford pledged to launch 25 vehicles in region by 2016, including the all-new Mustang debuting next year
    Industry sales in Middle East & Africa are expected to grow 40 percent to 5.5 million vehicles by 2020

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Ford Motor Company, underscoring its growing ambitions in the Middle East and Africa, today introduced the all-new Mustang on the Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building.

Ford Executive Chairman Bill Ford capped the live-action event by delivering the iconic pony badge to the 2015 yellow Mustang on the 112th floor of the skyscraper. The event was viewed live around the world on YouTube as well as by approximately 10,000 peo ... Read more »

Views: 103 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 11.23.2014 | Comments (0)