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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, January 14th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, met today, Wednesday, in his office at the Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters, with Major General Khawar Hanif, Director General of the Anti -Narcotics Force (ANF) of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan and the accompanying delegation.

Both parties discussed a number of topics of mutual interest and ways to boost and develop relations in areas of police work.

The meeting was attended by Brigadier Ali Khalfan Al Dhaheri, Director General of the Headquarters Affairs at the Abu Dhabi Police; Advisor Rashid Lakhrebani Al Nuaimi, Secretariat General of the Federal Demographic Council; Colonel Saeed Al Suwaidi, Director General, Anti-Narcotics Federal Directorate General at the Ministry of Interior; and a number of officers.

Also present at the meeting, on behalf of Pakistan, were Lieute ... Read more »

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A two day event bringing together women tech geniuses from across the region

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, January 14th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Dubai shall witness the First Women Only Hackathon on the 14th- 15th January 2015, at Canadian University Dubai as part of the Women in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) 2015 Conference & Awards with an objective to inspire and empower women to take leadership roles in STEM industries.

Over 40 women will be working together in teams to design a mobile gaming application showcasing the best of their analytical, coding, and designing skills. The applications developed by the teams will be scrutinized and screened by tech gurus from Silicon Valley and the winning team will be awarded USD $5,000 prize money.

The event will be an intensive 2-day session demonstrating the capabilities of women programmers to develop an engaging mobile gaming application. They will have the opportunities to m ... Read more »

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INGELHEIM, Germany. - Wednesday, January 14th 2015 [ME NewsWire]
(BUSINESS WIRE) Boehringer Ingelheim announced today that it has established a research alliance with Vanderbilt University and the cancer drug discovery laboratory of Professor Stephen W. Fesik, Ph.D., the Orrin H. Ingram, II Chair in Cancer Research and Professor of Biochemistry, Pharmacology, and Chemistry. The aim of the new collaboration is the research and development of small molecule inhibitors of oncogenic Ras for the treatment of cancer. Ras is the most frequently mutated oncogene known in cancer with K-Ras being the most commonly mutated form occurring in pancreas, colon, biliary tract and lung adenocarcinomas. Mutations in the Ras family (comprised of H-Ras, N-Ras and K-Ras) are very common, and found in 20 to 30 percent of all human tumors. Ras has been a particularly difficult protein to target since its discovery in human cancers more than 30 years ago.
Under the terms of the agreement, the r ... Read more »

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As Emerging IoT Technologies Drive Innovation and NPI, Customers Demand Component Selection, Value-Add Services & Rapid Fulfillment

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. - Wednesday, January 14th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) - Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, the industry leader in electronic component selection, availability and delivery, today reported increase of over 11-percent in 2014 North American sales revenue, as compared to the prior year. Amid single digit sales reports across the industry, Digi-Key attributes its success to a spike in innovation driven by emerging technologies and increasing demand for its engineer-centric, fast and efficient product distribution model.

In 2014, Digi-Key noted an especially healthy demand for Internet of Things (IoT) or device-to-device connectivity driven by advances in wireless, embedded, single board computers, sensors and motion control along with demand for cloud-enabled application ... Read more »

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LONDON. - Wednesday, January 14th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

    Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contract scope includes supply of an external, bow mounted, cantilever turret mooring system with swivel stack
    Libra is one of Brazil's biggest oil fields to date

(BUSINESS WIRE) London Marine Consultants (LMC), a wholly owned subsidiary of Ezra Holdings Limited (“Ezra” or “the Group”), a leading contractor and provider of Floating Production, Storage and Offloading (FPSO) Turret Designs to the oil and gas industry, today announced that they have been awarded a contract by Sembcorp Marine’s subsidiary Jurong Shipyard of Singapore, to supply an external turret mooring system for the Libra field’s Extended Well Test (EWT) FPSO vessel.

The Libra oil field is a large, ultra-deepwater (up to 2,500 metres) oil prospect located in the Santos Basin, about 230 kilometres off the coast o ... Read more »

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Strengthening the Ministry’s Leadership in Police Work

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, January 13th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, recently reviewed the Global Performance Excellence Award (GPEA), which was obtained by the Ministry of Interior from the Asia Pacific Quality Organization (APQO).

The task force chaired by Major General Dr. Abdul Quddous Abdul Razzaq Al Obaidly, Deputy Commander-in-Chief of Dubai Police for the Quality and Excellence Affairs and Head of the Sheikh Khalifa Government Excellence Awards Teams at the MoI, officially presented HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed with the award at the Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters (GHQ) on Tuesday. His Highness praised the efforts of the work team for this accomplishment that is to be added to the myriad of achievements gained by the Ministry of Interior and for its contribution to further elevating its re ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, January 15th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

On behalf of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, UAE and Minister of Finance, H.E. Engineer Essa Al Haj Al Maidoor, the Director General of the Dubai Health Authority (DHA), inaugurated the 5th Emirates Rhinology & Otology Conference. The Conference is organized by the Otolaryngology Division at the Emirates Medical Association in collaboration with European Federation and the Arab Otorhinolaryngology Society. The inauguration took place Tuesday morning at the InterContinental Hotel in Dubai Festival City. The event will be attended by 1,300 physicians and specialists from around the world.

In his speech at the opening event, H.E. Engineer Essa Al Haj Al Maidoor welcomed the physicians who had travelled in order to participate in the Congress and said: “Today’s world is currently witnessing a lot of changes and international developments in various fie ... Read more »

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SUWANEE, Ga. - Tuesday, January 13th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) - Meggitt Training Systems has been awarded a $31.7 million contract from the US Marine Corps Systems Command (MARCORSYSCOM) Program Manager for Training Systems (PM TRASYS) to develop and deliver the Indoor Simulated Marksmanship Trainers (ISMT) system for the US Marine Corps. The ISMT system provides realistic, state-of-the-art virtual small arms training for marksmanship, collective and judgmental scenarios.

The award provides a five-year Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract that includes system and weapon simulator development, as well as the installation and support of more than 670 systems at US Marine Corps facilities both domestically and worldwide. The ISMT systems meet the US Marine Corps current training requirements, but have been designed to incorporate Meggitt’s FATS® M100 flexible system architecture to ensure the systems can meet future growth and evol ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Monday, January 12th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, met on Monday with Major General Mohamed Ibrahim Moustafa, Egyptian Minister of Interior and the accompanying delegation, on a visit to the UAE.   

During the meeting, which was held at the Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters’, both parties discussed ways to develop bilateral cooperation between the two countries, especially with respect to police work. They also exchanged views on a number of issues of common interest to both countries, and the latest regional developments.

HH Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior hosted a lunch banquet in honor of his prominent guest and the accompanying delegation.

Present at the meeting and the banquet, representing the UAE, Lt. General Saif Abdullah Al Sha’far, Undersecretary at the Ministry of Interior; Major Gen ... Read more »

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 New Brand Strategy and Identity Represent Milestone in Multi-year Company Transformation 

STAMFORD, Conn. - Wednesday, January 14th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Pitney Bowes Inc. (NYSE:PBI), a global technology company that provides innovative products and solutions that power commerce, today unveiled a new brand strategy and identity that is more closely aligned to the company’s business transformation strategy and vision first detailed back in May 2013.

“We are not the same company we were several years ago,” said Marc Lautenbach, President and CEO, Pitney Bowes. “We have expanded our business into high growth markets, including digital commerce and software, while at the same time continuing to innovate in our core mailing and shipping businesses. Our new brand strategy and identity not only reflect who we are today, but also where we are going in the future.”

Mr. Lautenbach will formally unveil the ... Read more »

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LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y. - Tuesday, January 13th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) Dealertrack Technologies (Nasdaq: TRAK) today announced that the acceptance conditions have been satisfied and all other conditions to the December 18, 2014, cash offer for the entire issued and to be issued share capital of incadea plc (LSE AIM: INCA) have been satisfied or waived. Accordingly, the offer is unconditional in all respects.

With control of more than 98% of the issued share capital of incadea, Dealertrack intends to commence the cancellation of trading of incadea’s shares on the AIM Market of the London Stock Exchange and to initiate procedures to compulsorily acquire the remaining incadea shares that were not tendered into the offer. Following such cancellation, Dealertrack also intends to procure that incadea re-register from a public limited company to a private limited company.

The offer for acceptance will remain open to those incadea shareholders who have n ... Read more »

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