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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, January 21st 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters (GHQ) represented by the Juveniles Care Center called upon parents to establish a good relationship with their children – one that is based on mutual respect and appreciation. The Abu Dhabi Police also stressed the importance of encouraging children and in supporting them in order to nurture good members of the community.

These remarks will be included in the radio address that will be broadcasted live on Thursday by the Juveniles Care Center at Abu Dhabi Police. It  falls in line with  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.

Lieutenant Tahani Abdullah Saeed, Social Care Specialist at the Juveniles Care Center at Abu Dhabi Police, explained that the family is the corne ... Read more »

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Cash prizes to be awarded to tech developers and entrepreneurs

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Saturday, January 17th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

In line with the new innovation vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, Dubai Internet City (DIC), the MENA region’s largest ICT Cluster, has announced that it will organise the first round of its tech developer competition, titled ‘Decode Dubai’, on 24th January 2015. The competition reflects DIC’s continuous efforts in driving Dubai leadership’s new innovation strategy forward, by empowering entrepreneurs and inspiring creative ideas.

Decode Dubai will bring together more than 80 tech entrepreneurs and developers who will compete in groups to solve problems and provide solutions by building mobile and web apps around the theme of ‘improving the lives of Dubai residents through public services’. The ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, January 21st 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Excellence Laboratory at the Operations Department at the Directorate General of Central Operations in the Abu Dhabi Police GHQ kicked off the ‘Group Cognition’ program for operation rooms. The program is part of the laboratory’s action plan for the current year.

Major Issa Abdullah Al Marzouqi, Strategic Planning Branch Manager at the Operations Department, indicated that the program falls within the improvement plan for the assessment tools adopted by the Excellence Laboratory, which was established as an interactive center to manage the strategic planning, excellence and quality requirements.

In the workshop recently organized at the Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters, Major Al Marzouqi reviewed the risk management policy and its effective mechanisms and programs that are consistent with the Abu Dhabi Police GHQ’s strategy.

Participants discu ... Read more »

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LONDON - Tuesday, January 20th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- London-based Smartmatic, the world’s leader in election automation, announced today the recent establishment of the International Elections Advisory Council (IEAC). The Council, which is comprised of eminent leaders in the field of election administration, will advise on new technologies and systems designed to attain maximum transparency and efficiency in the democratic electoral process. The IEAC will also advise the leadership of Smartmatic as they assist electoral commissions worldwide with election technology solutions.

Antonio Mugica, CEO, Smartmatic, commented: “Globally we are seeing declining voter turnout and electoral participation as democracies worldwide face the challenge of keeping their citizens fully engaged in the democratic process. Professional election administration and the use of new election technologies both play a central role in guaranteeing the credibility and ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, January 18th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Colonel Mohammed Ahmed Al Hosani, Deputy Head of the Social Support Centers Department at Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters, urged parents to learn of the intricacies of their children’s lives and to follow-up with them on a daily basis. “Parents should create and open the channels of communication with their children and have effective conversations with them. By doing so, parents can protect their children and ensure their safety and wellbeing – for they are the true treasure of any national gain.”

These remarks will be included in the radio address that will be broadcast live on Monday by Colonel Mohammed Ahmed Al Hosani, on behalf of the Social Support Centers Department at Abu Dhabi Police.  It falls in line with the ‘Security Glances’ Campaign organized by the Radio Branch at the Security Media Department, the General Secretariat of the Office ... Read more »

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OSAKA, Japan - Tuesday, January 20th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) - Panasonic Corporation announced today that it has received the Zayed Future Energy Prize 2015, an award established by the United Arab Emirates government and managed by Masdar, for the Large Corporation category.

His Highness General Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, presented the Zayed Future Energy Prize Large Corporation award to Yoshihiko Yamada, Executive Vice President and member of the board of Panasonic Corporation at the awards ceremony held in Abu Dhabi, the capital of UAE, on January 19, 2015.

The Zayed Future Energy Prize, inaugurated in 2008, recognizes leading solutions in renewable energy and sustainability and represents the vision of the late founding father and the first President of the United Arab Emirates, Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, who championed environmental stewardship and ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Saturday, January 17th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Colonel Mohammed Ahmed Al Hosani, Deputy Head of the Social Support Centers Department at Abu Dhabi Police, called for social participation in crime prevention and suppression. He emphasized that preserving security is a mutual responsibility that is not limited to the police institution, but involves both police and community members.

These remarks will be included in the radio address that will be broadcast live on Sunday by Colonel Mohammed Ahmed Al Hosani, on behalf of the Social Support Centers Department at Abu Dhabi Police.  It falls in line with 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.

Colonel Al Hosani noted that most issues that are handled by the Social Support Centers have simple and uncomplicated causes. &ldqu ... Read more »

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TOKYO - Monday, January 19th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO:6502) today announced that NEC Corporation (NEC), having previously chosen the Toshiba FFSATM (Fit Fast Structured Array) flexible custom LSI solution, has now moved to the commercial production phase of its iPASOLINKTM high capacity microwave communication equipment for mobile networks, utilizing this innovative solution.

“NEC has adopted FFSATM for its water-resistant, durable, compact microwave system iPASOLINKTM AOR (All Outdoor Radio) and will expand the adoption of FFSATM to other iPASOLINKTM systems,” said Mr. Atsushi Noro, deputy general manager, Mobile Wireless Solutions Division, NEC. “By changing from conventional FPGAs to a FFSATM NEC was able to achieve high performance with low-power consumption, as well as a timely product launch to address the needs of the quickly growing mobile network,” added Noro.

Toshiba addresses the customer ... Read more »

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Prize improves over 150 million lives in 7 years

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, January 20th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Rashed al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE, Ruler of Dubai, His Excellency Abdulfattah El Sisi, President of the Republic of Egypt and His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, Awarded the 7th Zayed Future Energy Prize winners at an awards ceremony today during the opening of the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week.

The Prize awarded 9 winners for their outstanding achievements in advancing renewable energy and sustainability worldwide. The winners across four of the five categories are Panasonic for the Large Corporation, M-KOPA Solar for the SME category, Liter of Light in the NPO category as well as former U.S. Vice President Al Gore for the lifetime of achievement award, and five high schools from around ... Read more »

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Annual US$4 million prize rewards individuals, organisations and schools making a positive impact in the fields of renewable energy and sustainability

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, January 20th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Today, submissions and nominations opened for the 2016 Zayed Future Energy Prize. The Prize, an annual US$4 million award, recognises individuals, organisations and schools for advancing solutions that will meet the challenges of climate change, energy security and the environment.

Submissions and nominations to the 2016 Zayed Future Energy Prize opened at 12.00 a.m. Gulf Standard Time. The Prize accepts submissions across four of the five categories: Large Corporation, Small and Medium Enterprise, Non-Profit Organisation and Global High Schools and nominations for the Lifetime Achievement Award.

Leading the call for submissions, His Excellency Dr. Sultan Al Jaber, director-general of the Zayed Future Energy Prize said, “In ... Read more »

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ENFIELD, Conn. - Tuesday, January 20th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) The BioFlo 320 is truly a step into the future for Eppendorf as a bioprocess equipment manufacturer. New features including autoclavable and single-use vessel flexibility, intelligent sensors, and IP network communication for multi-unit control set it apart as the new premium choice in the bench scale bioprocess market.

Suitable for microbial and cell culture, scale up to scale down, batch, fed-batch, and continuous processes, the BioFlo 320 can meet the ever-changing needs of all segments of the biotech and pharmaceutical industries. It offers flexibility, better control, and maximum functionality while occupying a fraction of the valuable lab space of similar systems.

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Eppendorf is a leading life science company that develops and sells instruments, consumables, and services for liquid handling, sample h ... Read more »

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Unique Event Bring Over 300 Women Entrepreneurs and Senior Executives under One Roof

ME NewsWire

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, January 18th 2015

Under the patronage of Sheikh Mohammed Bin Maktoum Bin Juma Al Maktoum, the year 2015 commences with a tribute to Women with the launch of Women in STEM 2015 Conference & Awards. Organized by The Meera Kaul Foundation, the conference and awards will welcome over 300 women from the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) from North America, Europe, China, Africa and the Arabian Peninsula and beyond. The event will be held on 15 January, 2015 at the Jumeirah Emirates Towers Hotel, Dubai.

The highlight of the event will be some of the world renowned speakers who will be touching on some of the most pressing topics related to women and women empowerment in the corporate world.

Meera Kaul, Chairperson of The Meera Kaul Foundation believes that “Women can never win if th ... Read more »

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