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In line with the Safer Internet Day Events

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, February 11th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Colonel Expert Dr. Ibrahim Mohammed Al Dabal, General Coordinator of the Khalifa Student Empowerment Program said that the third edition of the “Cyber C3” competition, launched by the Ministry of Education as a part of the UAE’s celebration of “Safer Internet Day” aims at promoting students’ awareness about internet safety, and supports the programs and initiatives designed to protect the youth from the dangers of the internet.

He said: “The ‘Cyber C3’ complement the variety of events held nationwide under the theme ‘Let's Create a Better Internet Together’. The activities, which witness the participation of more than 35 ministries and federal, local and private entities, will be supervised by the Khalifa Student Empowerment Program (Aqdar).” He stressed the importa ... Read more »

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 Mobile World Congress Set to Hit New Attendance Records in Tenth Year in Barcelona

BARCELONA - Thursday, February 12th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Mobile World Congress 2015

(BUSINESS WIRE) - The GSMA today announced the Mobile World Live Keynote sessions for Mobile World Congress 2015. Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook, will participate in a keynote alongside leaders from Airtel Africa, Millicom and Telenor Group on the evening of Monday, 2 March, while United States Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler will take the stage on the evening of Tuesday, 3 March. In addition to the Mobile World Live keynotes, the GSMA also provided further updates on the conference, as well as programmes and events taking place at Mobile World Congress, which will be held 2-5 March at Fira Gran Via in Barcelona.

“The conference will be one of the most exciting yet with more than 250 speakers over four days, including leaders of mobile operators, infras ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, February 10th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Ministry of Interior’s Child Protection Center lauded the campaign organized by the Khalifa Student Empowerment Program, Aqdar, to mark the 12th edition of the Safer Internet Day, held under the theme “Lets Create a Better Internet Together” from 10 to 14 February. The campaign, which features the participation of more than 35 ministries and federal, local and private entities, aims at raising awareness of community members about  the dangers of the Internet, acquainting them with the proper methods for safe internet use,  and strengthening moral values and positive behaviors for safe use of the Internet.

Major Dr. Mohammed Khalifa Al Ali, Director of the Ministry of Interior’s Child Protection Centre, stressed the importance of parents’ interaction and their participation in the festivities organized by the UAE to mark the Safer Internet Day celebr ... Read more »

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Called on drivers to reduce speeds at intersections

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, February 11th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Traffic and Patrols Directorate of Abu Dhabi Police urged drivers to reduce speed as they approach traffic lights and intersections and avoid increasing speed when traffic lights change from green to amber, which can cause serious traffic accidents resulting in deaths and severe injuries.

Brigadier Khalifa Mohammed Al Khaili, Head of Traffic and Road Safety Engineering Department at the Traffic and Patrols Directorate of Abu Dhabi Police, noted that as many as 21688 red light violations were recorded last year by the cameras that use infrared technology that capture images without a flash, which are installed at different intersections. He said: “Jumping a red light carries a fine of Dh800, a penalty of eight black points, and vehicle impoundment for a period of 15 days (or an alternative being Dh100 per day to avoid impo ... Read more »

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PARIS - Tuesday, February 10th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) --MUREX S.A.S. (“Murex”), the leading provider of integrated trading, risk, collateral and processing solutions, and AcadiaSoft Inc (“AcadiaSoft”) are pleased to announce a successful collaboration for electronic collateral messaging and margin workflow.

Murex’s revamped MX.3™ for enterprise collateral management solution now provides direct connectivity to AcadiaSoft’s MarginSphere™, therefore extending its electronic messaging capabilities to provide full Straight-through-Processing (STP) for its large client base, from margin calculation down to settlement and accounting.

The solution supports a large range of margin calculations, optimizing the whole collateral chain across bilateral or cleared OTC, repo or securities lending, and exchange-traded derivatives products. This notably includes the margining requirements issued by the Basel Committ ... Read more »

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SHENZHEN, China - Wednesday, February 11th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) ZTE Corporation has applied to the United States Patent and Trademark Office to re-examine five patents of Vringo Inc. and its subsidiaries.

The five Vringo patents subject to the applications for re-examination are numbered US 7,558,283, US 6,081,534, US 7,126,940, US 5,689,252 and US 7,724,720, respectively, related to telecommunications equipment. Equivalent versions of the five US patents have been used by Vringo in litigations with ZTE in the U.K., Germany and India.

The Patent Re-examination Board of the State Intellectual Property Office of the People’s Republic of China has invalidated five of Vringo’s patents on grounds of lack of invention. In January, the District Court of Dusseldorf rejected Vringo’s claims against ZTE over two patents (Patents ‘EP 136’ and ‘EP 941’) that allegedly relate to hotspot functionality in mobile device ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Monday, February 9th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

At the closing session of the Second Forum for Juvenile Centers and Social Education Homes in the UAE, participants stressed the need to enhance cooperation between the different centers and facilities working in the field of juvenile care. At the end of the forum, which was held on February 2- 3 under the slogan ‘Best Practices in Juvenile Reform’, participants also called for taking the necessary measures to standardize plans, programs, and approaches; in addition to exchanging ideas and evaluating experiences to achieve optimal results. They also stressed the importance of implementing the recommendations issued by the work team established by Juvenile Centers and Social Education Homes, and the Higher Committee for Child Protection and the need to integrate their efforts.

The forum also called for promoting prevention before the onset of delinquent behavior to prevent juveniles ... Read more »

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$50 Million Series D Funding Led by Mithril Capital Management; Revenue More Than Doubles for Fourth Straight Year

SAN FRANCISCO - Wednesday, February 11th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -  AppDirect, the leader in cloud service commerce, announced today $50 million in Series D funding led by Mithril Capital Management. The rapid pace of innovation coupled with new consumer demands is changing the way businesses service their communities. AppDirect is the catalyst helping businesses go to market fast and thrive in a digital world. AppDirect’s platform enables businesses to find, buy and use software, creating one ecosystem for developers, providers and consumers.

“We are committed to making software accessible and empowering the global software economy through cloud service commerce,” said Daniel Saks, co-founder and co-CEO of AppDirect. “We’re dedicated to delivering the best omni-channel cloud service experience to our ... Read more »

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35 Governmental Entities Spread the Culture of Internet Ideal Use and Youth Protection

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, February 8th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Under the patronage of Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior; the activities of the UAE celebrations of the “Safer Internet Day” held under the title “Let's Create a Better Internet Together,” will commence day after tomorrow (Tuesday).

Major General Dr. Nasser Lakhrebani Al Nuaimi, Secretary General of the Office of HH Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior and Chairman of the Higher Committee for Khalifa Student Empowerment Program, revealed the participation of more than 35 ministries and federal, local and private entities in the activities. The activities will be supervised by the Khalifa Student Empowerment Program “Aqdar” during the period 10-14 February.

In a press conference held t ... Read more »

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