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New online tool delivers organizational health check for companies to self-assess business capability

PITTSBURGH - Wednesday, January 7th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- As we enter 2015 amidst the growing impact of change management, the development of necessary capabilities to meet the dynamic and unpredictable needs of the business remains a top priority for seven out of 10 senior executives, according to a report by McKinsey & Company. Organizations must understand where they stand today in order to accomplish their goals in the future. To facilitate this understanding, CMMI® Institute, which offers global benchmarks in best practices for improving business performance, today released the “Top 8 Capabilities to Strengthen your Business in 2015,” a list of the top capability areas that make up a proven framework for organizations to quickly understand how well their business is doing in the capabilities that matter most to them:

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LAS VEGAS - Wednesday, January 7th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

    Ford at CES announces Ford Smart Mobility plan to use innovation to take company to next level in connectivity, mobility, autonomous vehicles, the customer experience and big data
    25 global mobility experiments launched this year to test new ideas and address growing or increasing transportation challenges; insights gained will shape Ford’s future investments
    Ford showcases SYNC® 3, its most advanced vehicle connectivity system, and highlights semi-autonomous vehicles on the road today and fully autonomous vehicles in development

2015 International CES

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Ford at the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show is highlighting how it is using innovation not only to create advanced new vehicles but also to help change the way the world moves by solving today’s growing global transportation challenges.

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OSAKA, Japan - Wednesday, January 7th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

2015 International CES

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic Corporation announced today that it has developed the world's first1 Blu-ray DiscTM playback technology supporting the latest technologies such as 4K and High Dynamic Range, which are expected to be adopted in the next generation Blu-ray Disc standards2 (ULTRA HD BLU-RAY TM). A prototype player will be on display at the 2015 International CES (Las Vegas, NV, United States) January 6-9, 2015.

This prototype integrates video processing and optical disc drive technologies that Panasonic has refined over many years, making it capable of reproducing 4K (3,840 x 2,160 pixel)/60p[1]/10-bit[2] high resolution video, and supporting the latest technologies such as High Dynamic Range[3] that marks a major leap in the brightness peak from the previous 100 nit3 to 1,000-10,000 nit to improve the power of expression; wide color gamut standard BT.2020[4], which gr ... Read more »

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The three-month long campaign is held under the slogan “Pedestrians’ Safety”

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Saturday, January 3rd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Ministry of Interior, represented by the Traffic Coordination Directorate General, has launched the first unified traffic awareness campaign for the year 2015. The campaign, which was initiated as of January 1st under the slogan “Ensuring Pedestrians’ Safety”, is one of many initiatives launched by the traffic sector and will last for three months.

The campaign aims at boosting awareness among community members and road users, especially drivers, about the need to adhere to traffic rules and regulations and give priority to pedestrians who use the designated zebra crossings, in order to maintain their safety and the safety of others.

Brigadier Ghaith Hassan Al Zaabi, Director General, Traffic Coordination Department, Ministry of Interior, said, “The campaig ... Read more »

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By Participating in Awareness Campaigns

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, January 6th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Lt. Colonel Mubarak Bin Muhairom, Head of the Community Police Department at the Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters, called upon the public to cooperate in the efforts aimed to combat negative behaviors by participating in awareness campaigns. He pointed out that police efforts cannot be effective without the active participation from community members, as it is the first line of defense against all kinds of negative scourges and phenomena.

These remarks will be included in the radio address by the Head of the Department of Community Police, which will be broadcasted live on Wednesday. The address falls within the framework of the ’Security Glances’ Campaign organized by the Radio Branch at the Security Media Department, the General Secretariat of the Office of H.H Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior.

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The NANO∙CONSOLE Brings Mobility and the Cloud to Your Big Screen in a Device that Anyone Can Use

SANTA CLARA, Calif - Tuesday, January 6th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

2015 International CES

(BUSINESS WIRE) - Analogix Semiconductor, Inc. today announced the SlimPort® NANO∙CONSOLE™, the first universal console device that changes the way media is consumed, games are played and cloud computing is done.

The NANO∙CONSOLE’s innovative and intuitive control functions, coupled with today’s powerful smartphones and tablets, offer increasingly mobile and cloud-centric consumers a new way to enjoy the freedom of on-demand multimedia without the limitations of traditional living room set-top boxes, play video games without the need of costly game consoles, and perform mobile office productivity tasks without having to carry a personal computer, anytime, anywhere, with one universal device. The integrated wireless NANO Remote provides user-friendly a ... Read more »

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Debuts AnyPen Technology on Tablet and Optimizes YOGA for Business with RealSense 3D Camera

ME NewsWire/Business Wire

LAS VEGAS - Tuesday, January 6th 2015

2015 International CES

Lenovo (SEHK:0992) (Pink Sheets:LNVGY) today announced at the 2015 International Consumer Electronics Show its new lineup of YOGA convertibles and tablets with new technologies that take flexibility and interactivity to a new level. The family includes the thin and light YOGA 3 in 11-in and 14-in models (in a 13-in chassis) built especially for today’s on-the-go and digitally-hungry consumers; the ThinkPad YOGA, optimized for businesses in a 12-in model, and a 14-in and 15-in model for prosumers with optional Intel® RealSense™ 3D camera; and the 8-in YOGA Tablet 2 with Windows, featuring Lenovo AnyPen Technology, that turns nearly any pen into a tablet writing tool.

No More Fingers, Lenovo AnyPen Technology Turns Pens and Pencils into Tablet Writing To ... Read more »

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SMB Networking Solutions Vendor urges partners to prepare for bumper year ahead

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, January 6th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

 TP-LINK Technologies Co Ltd, a leading provider of SOHO and SMB networking products and solutions, is urging its channel partners in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) to prepare for business prospects in 2015 as it’s predicted to be a bumper one.

The company said although there has been uncertainty in some parts of the Middle East, the networking and wireless solutions business has been growing rapidly in the region.

The manufacturer o f Wireless, ADSL, Switches, IP Cameras, Powerline Adapters, Print Servers, Media Converters and Network Adapters warned channel partners against complacency as the outlook on IT spending is steadily improving with more projects coming online.

Denny Liang, General Manager, TP-LINK Middle East, said the channel market this year is very active across MEA an ... Read more »

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Due to Heavy fog

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Friday, January 2nd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Two people were killed and seven others sustained mild to severe injuries in an accident involving three cars. The accident occurred on Friday morning in Zayed City in the Western Region, Abu Dhabi, during thick fog, which  horizontal visibility.

Colonel Hamad Nasser Al Bloushi, Head of Peripheral Regions Traffic Department at Abu Dhabi Police Traffic and Patrols Directorate, explained that three vehicles, a pick-up, a bus, and a petrol tanker had crashed into one another. The crash caused a massive fire that erupted in the bus and the tanker.

Colonel Al Bloushi said, "Police and Traffic patrols as well as ambulance teams were rushed to the scene immediately upon receiving notification about the accident. The injured were evacuated and transferred to hospitals for treatment, five of whom were released after receiving the necessary treatment."

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AMSTERDAM - Tuesday, January 6th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Regulatory News:

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

To view the table kindly 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 are presented on a net-of-fees basis and reflect the deduction of, among other expenses: management fees, brokerage commissions, administrative fees, and accrued and/or cry ... Read more »

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