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

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice-President and Prime Minister, and Ruler of Dubai launched the International Humanitarian City’s strategy for 2015-2021 at its Dubai headquarters. The IHC is the leading hub for innovative humanitarian solutions and synergy among world leaders.

The event was graced by HE Sheikha Lubna Al Qasimi - UAE Minister of International Cooperation and Development; HE Mohammed Al Gergawi - UAE Minister of Cabinet Affairs; HE Abdul Rahman Al Owais - UAE Minister of Health; Director Generals of Federal and Dubai entities; and numerous representatives of local and international humanitarian organizations.

HE Ban Ki-Moon, United Nations Secretary-General expressed his gratitude in a recorded message: “I would like to thank His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE President; and His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid A ... Read more »

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

At the Harley Davidson event at the Dalma Mall in Musaffah, Abu Dhabi Police urged participants to comply with safety requirements and to drive safely for the sake of their own safety and for the safety of others.

The Community Police took part in the initiative which aims to enhance community outreach and increase awareness regarding driving motorcycles properly and safely in order to avoid risking any harm to individuals. The participation and community outreach by the Community Police embodies the strategy of the Abu Dhabi Police in the field of traffic safety.

A total of 25 motorbikes were included in the parade that took place at Dalma Mall amongst the amazement of the public. The event also featured entertainment and art shows presented by the participating teams.

Mohammed Al Mazroui, Member and Board of Directors at Dalma Mall, praised the efforts of the Abu Dhabi Poli ... Read more »

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CHIBA, Japan. - Thursday, January 15th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

- S-35710 Series convenience timer - high-accuracy, low current consumption (200nA) CMOS timer IC enabling improved regulation of automotive emissions and EV battery safety.

(BUSINESS WIRE) Seiko Instruments Inc. (SII) announced the release of the new S-35710 series convenience timer designed to improve performance of automotive emissions regulation systems and enhance EV battery safety.

The S-35710 series is designed to meet exacting automotive emissions regulations, such as EURO 6.

The regulations call for the status management of different facets of the Fi-ECU (fuel injection system) after engine shut-down. For example, controlling the catalyst activation status based on elapsed time and temperature; periodically managing fuel vaporization volume (with the use of pressure detection to check for fuel leaks); and calculating the fuel vaporization volume during the time the vehicle is non-opera ... Read more »

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

The Operations Department of the Abu Dhabi Police won silver and bronze in the Open Road Racing Championship. Saud Al Zaabi earned silver for the department in the individual category and the department team won bronze in the team category for the 6 km race that was organized by the Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters at the Abu Dhabi Corniche.

Captain Ahmed Al Zaabi, Head of the Sports Committee at the Operations Department, said: “Our team delivered an outstanding performance during the championship - especially when compared to the amount of preparation time that we had.” He commended the distinguished results for the department’s first participation in such events this year and extended his gratitude to the runners for their achievement. “The team will participate in the Ministry of Interior’s championships, and keep our eyes on the prize of success,&rdquo ... Read more »

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DUBLIN. - Friday, January 16th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) Leading online Forex and CFD broker AvaTrade is pleased to confirm that yesterday’s SNB statement and CHF volatility had no material effect on the Company. Ava’s financial position remains strong. Our robust risk management systems enabled us to effectively manage the Company’s exposure to the Swiss Franc.

Find out more about AvaTrade at http://www.avatrade.com

Contacts

AvaTrade

Press Contact:

Etoile Vizman

+1 646 335 0738 (Ext. 2106)

Etoile@avatrade.com

 

 

 

 

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NEW YORK - Saturday, January 17th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL) announced today that it has completed its acquisition of GLAMGLOW, the Hollywood skin care brand focused on fast-acting treatment masks designed to deliver stunning, camera-ready results. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Founded in 2010 by Glenn and Shannon Dellimore, GLAMGLOW is a global multi-award winning, Hollywood-inspired prestige skin care brand, designed for men and women of all ages and all skin types, offering an exclusive collection of high-end treatment masks that help give skin a gorgeous, spotlight-ready glow. Originally known as “Hollywood’s Boutique Secret” for its ubiquity on Hollywood sets, GLAMGLOW now has a robust presence in global specialty-multi channels, including Sephora and Douglas, and in select high-end department stores, such as Neiman Marcus, Selfridges, Harvey Nichols, Bloomingdale’s and Nordstrom.< ... Read more »

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HOUSTON. - Friday, January 16th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) The Board of Directors of Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) today declared a quarterly dividend of $0.50 per share of outstanding common stock. The dividend is payable on April 10, 2015 to stockholders of record at the close of business on February 11, 2015.
About Schlumberger
Schlumberger is the world’s leading supplier of technology, integrated project management and information solutions to customers working in the oil and gas industry worldwide. Employing approximately 120,000 people representing over 140 nationalities and working in more than 85 countries, Schlumberger provides the industry’s widest range of products and services from exploration through production.
Schlumberger Limited has principal offices in Paris, Houston, London and The Hague, and reported revenues from continuing operations of $45.27 billion in 2013. For more information, visit www.slb.com.
Contact ... Read more »

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New Lifesize Icon 400, Lifesize Icon Flex and Updates to Lifesize Cloud Deliver Cost-Effective, Effortlessly Scalable Video Communication for Every Organization

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

(BUSINESS WIRE) Lifesize, a division of Logitech (NASDAQ:LOGI) (SIX:LOGN), today announced new enhancements to its award-winning Lifesize® Cloud video conferencing service and the introduction ofLifesize® Icon 400TM and Lifesize® Icon FlexTM. These innovations bring simple, reliable and effortlessly scalable video communications to every person and every conference room across devices, applications, browsers or Lifesize endpoints.

With consumer applications proliferating in the enterprise, people expect experiences like video conferencing to be as easy-to-use, affordable and intuitive as any application on their laptops, tablets or smartphones. In response, businesses are clamoring for similar applications to empower their entire ... Read more »

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BOUDRY, Switzerland. - Friday, January 16th 2015

OTEZLA®, a selective PDE4 inhibitor, is the first oral treatment in 20 years to receive approval for patients with psoriasis and in the last 15 years to receive approval for psoriatic arthritis1,2,3 OTEZLA® has demonstrated proven and durable efficacy in psoriasis, including difficult to treat areas such as scalp and nail, and in psoriatic arthritis, with improvement in swollen and tender joints, as well as dactylitis and enthesitis1 OTEZLA® has shown a favourable safety profile, with no European labelling requirement for drug-specific pre-screening or ongoing laboratory monitoring1

Celgene International Sàrl (NASDAQ: CELG), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Celgene Corporation, today announced that the European Commission (EC) has granted marketing authorisation for OTEZLA® (apremilast), the company’s oral selective inhibitor of phosphodiesterase 4 (PDE4), in two ther ... Read more »

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AMSTERDAM. - Friday, January 16th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) Regulatory News:

Pershing Square Holdings, Ltd. (ticker: PSH:NA) today released its regular weekly Net Asset Value (NAV) on its website, www.pershingsquareholdings.com. The NAV was computed as of the close of business on Tuesday, 13 January 2015.

PSH NAV per share as of close of business on 13 January 2015 was USD26.30

Weekly net asset value is calculated at the close of business on each Tuesday and posted on the following Thursday. In the event that Tuesday is not a business day, PSH will calculate the close-of-business NAV as of the business day immediately preceding that Tuesday. In the event that Thursday is not a business day, any such NAV will be posted the next business day following that Thursday.

About Pershing Square Holdings, Ltd.

Pershing Square Holdings, Ltd. is a concentrated, research-intensive, fundamental value investor in the public markets.

... Read more »

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WALTHAM, Mass. - Thursday, January 15th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that clinicians worldwide accessed more than 314 million clinical topics in UpToDate® in 2014, and that 94% of UpToDate users report the acclaimed clinical decision support resource improves the quality of care they provide to patients.

Positive Impact on Care Reaffirmed in Survey The nearly 16,000 individual subscribers who participated in the 2014 Subscriber Survey reaffirmed the numerous ways in which UpToDate serves as an essential resource in clinical decision making. 96% of respondents trust UpToDate as an authoritative point-of-care resource, saying UpToDate keeps them current. UpToDate was found to improve the quality of care clinicians provide to patients by 94% of surveyed users. One respondent commented that UpToDate is “like having all the experts i ... Read more »

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Awards will Support Colorectal and Ovarian Cancer Research 

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. - Friday, January 16th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Expression Analysis (EA), a Quintiles company, today announced the winners of a grant program that provides scientists with leading-edge products and services to advance genomics research. In this sixth year of the program, EA and co-sponsor, Illumina, awarded two fully funded research grants to investigate genomic data locked within Formalin-Fixed, Paraffin Embedded (FFPE) tumor samples – a largely untapped data pool that can help enhance researchers’ understanding of cancer biology.

After a rigorous review of nearly 700 submissions by a distinguished panel of judges, two researchers were selected to receive grants. The recipients include:

    Professor Anne Bowcock, Ph.D., chair of Cancer Genomics at Imperial College London, who will profile a specific subset of metastatic col ... Read more »

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NHK’s ultra-high resolution video system to be shown on an incredible new small display for the first time outside of Japan

LONDON. - Thursday, January 15th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

IBC Content Everywhere MENA 2015

(BUSINESS WIRE) Super Hi-Vision is the biggest video system in the world. At 8K resolution it has 16 times the detail of today’s high definition television. On giant screens it is a stunning experience – and now NHK have developed a system that puts 8K anywhere.

NHK’s Super Hi-Vision system is being demonstrated in the Middle East for the first time between 20 – 22 January 2015 at IBC Content Everywhere MENA, a three day exhibition and conference which will bring together the leaders from the converging world of media, telecoms and IT.

In addition to this being the first time that 8K will be demonstrated in the MENA region, this will also be the first time that 8K is seen displayed on portable screen outside ... Read more »

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WASHINGTON. - Friday, January 16th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

2015 NAB Show Mobile World Congress 2015 CABSAT 2015 2015 SET EXPO

(BUSINESS WIRE) The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) announced it will again present NAB Show Collaborative, a global initiative designed to support and strengthen innovation, growth and opportunity in the digital media and entertainment industry. As part of the initiative, NAB has partnered with leading events around the world to host conferences and sessions for Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona, CABSAT in Dubai and SET Expo in São Paulo. In all, NAB will present more than 40 sessions featuring industry leaders and best-in-class educational programming.

The 2015 series will kick off with Mobile World Congress 2015, where NAB Show Collaborative will host a one-day symposium on Monday, March 2 in Barcelona. The event will bring together industry leaders to share their insights on the “Future of Media and Entertainment ... Read more »

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