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Leading global brands combine innovative payment and mobile technologies to create in-car purchase experiences that are secure, convenient and easy

BARCELONA, Spain. - Wednesday, March 4th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

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(BUSINESS WIRE) Visa Inc. (NYSE:V), Pizza Hut and Accenture (NYSE:ACN) today announced they are working together to develop a proof-of-concept connected car to test mobile and online purchases on the go. The connected car is expected to feature Visa Checkout, Visa’s online payment service, cellular connectivity, Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE), as well as Beacon technology deployed at Pizza Hut restaurants to alert staff when the customer has arrived and is ready to pick up the order. The integration of these technologies is being managed by Accenture.

Visa will demonstrate connected car commerce at Mobile World Congress, March 2-5 in Barcelona, Spain (Hall 6, Exhibit Booth 6D40). The partners expect to test the connect ... Read more »

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Under the Patronage of H.H Saif Bin Zayed

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Monday, March 2nd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Under the auspices of Lt. General H.H Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, Major General Nasser Lakhrebani Al Nuaimi, Secretary General of the Office of HH Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, inaugurated the 5th Annual Fire Safety Technology Forum on Monday at Etihad Towers in Abu Dhabi. The forum, which is organized by the Directorate General of Civil Defense at the Ministry of Interior, is held under the slogan “Disaster Reduction within Sustainable Development” on the occasion of the celebrations for the World Civil Defense Day, which is celebrated annually on the first of March.

The inauguration ceremony was attended by Major General Rashid Thani Al Matroushi, Civil Defense Acting General Commander-in-Chief; Major General Dr. Ahmed Nasser Al Raisi, Director General of Central O ... Read more »

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Motorbike Parade and an Awareness Convoy to Roam the Emirates

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, March 1st 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The 31st GCC Traffic Week kicks off next Sunday in the UAE under the slogan “Your Choice Determines Your Destiny.”

The preparation committee, comprised of traffic departments at the Ministry of Interior, reiterated the keenness to ensure the success in increasing and promoting the traffic awareness of citizens and residents in order to achieve the future vision of zero fatalities in road accidents through the ‘Vision: Zero 2030’.

Colonel Jamal Salem Al Ameri, Head of the Preparation  Committee, stressed on the importance of coordinating the efforts between different traffic departments in the UAE for community events which target social awareness and community-based culture. Such efforts are also to be made as an embodiment of the Ministry of Interior’s strategy to make the roads safer. ... Read more »

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Enhanced Integration of Kadrige iDetailing with Cegedim’s Mobile Intelligence CRM Provides Superior Technology for Remote Interactions with HCPs

PARIS. - Tuesday, March 3rd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) Cegedim Relationship Management today announced the release of a full multichannel suite via the enhanced integration of the Kadrige iDetailing solution for performing remote interactions, with Cegedim’s Customer Relationship Management (CRM) solution, Mobile Intelligence. The Mobile Intelligence-iDetailing solution addresses the increased demand within the life sciences industry for direct engagement through digital channels.

The Importance of Multichannel Marketing and Remote Detailing in Life Sciences Today One of the many recent paradigm shifts in the commercial model of life sciences companies is that Health Care Professionals (HCPs) now dictate when and how they want to be marketed to. Life sciences companies must offer a multichannel ap ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Saturday, February 28th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Major General Khalil Dawood Badran, Director General of Finance and Services at the Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters, honored First Warrant Officer Omar Merhi Hamid, from the Transport and Workshops Department in recognition of his personal initiative and creative talent in the art of photography. This gesture reflects the police appreciation and personifies it strategy aimed at supporting and motivating distinguished talents and creative national cadres.

Major General Badran confirmed that honoring competencies and creative employees in the various areas of police work comes in line with the goal of implementing institutional excellence standards, achieving the strategic objectives envisioned by the Ministry of Interior, in addition to encouraging job competition, the culture of excellence and high-level professional performance among police staff members, in a bid to motivate others t ... Read more »

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For SMBs in ISDN markets, the new SmartNode 5530 offers a smooth migration path to SIP-based telephony for two or four BRIs with secure encryption, IPv6 support, and the clearest IP voice quality ever.

NIEDERWANGEN, Switzerland. - Tuesday, March 3rd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

SmartNode VoIP… More the just talk!

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 (BUSINESS WIRE) Next week at CeBIT, Patton will take the wrapper off its newest SmartNode VoIP product: the SmartNode 5530 Enterprise Session Border Router (ESBR) with two or four BRI ports.

For small-to-medium businesses (SMBs) in ISDN markets, the IPv6-ready SN5530 is an enterprise session border controller (E-SBC) that offers smooth migration to IP telephony for up to eight G.711 VoIP or T.38 fax calls and up to 512 SIP-to-SIP calls.

Patton is now taking orders for the SN5530 ESBR, which addresses four common challenges for SMBs in the ISDN world:

    IP-enable existing ISDN phone system ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Friday, February 27th 2015

The Directorate General of Civil Defense at the Ministry of Interior hosted a ceremony to honor a number of strategic and distinguished partners as well as local departments participating in the strategic initiatives. The ceremony was recently held at the Shangri-La Hotel in Dubai.

Major General Expert Rashid Thani Al Matroushi, Civil Defense Acting General Commander-in-Chief, said that all of the Civil Defense staff members are distinguished, and that the honorees are an integral part of this organization that has always been ‘characterized with the loyalty, efficiency and progress’, by customers’ testimony, and has always been appreciated by the higher leadership. He also praised the efforts exerted by the Civil Defense staff members who enjoy an excellent spirit of teamwork; and “endeavor day and night to improve their potentials, skills and abilities to ensure ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Friday, February 27th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, and President of Baniyas Sports Club, praised the wise decision of His Highness Sheikh Hazza bin Zayed Al Nahyan, National Security Advisor, and Honorary President of the UAE Football Association, to support the bid of His Excellency Mohammed Khalfan Al Rumaithi, former Chairman of the UAE Football Association to run for membership of the AFC Executive Office, as the UAE’s representative.

HH Sheikh Saif hailed the decision to nominate His Excellency Mohammed Khalfan Al Rumaithi, who has a considerable expertise and a longstanding record for contributions to the UAE football sector, as well as an extensive knowledge of Asian football and potential challenges.

It is worth mentioning that Al Rumaithi has a distinguished sporting relationship with a number of Asian and international footba ... Read more »

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Global M2M Association (GMA) and M2M World Alliance Members to Deploy Services; Nearly 65 Per Cent of All Global M2M Connections Now Serviced by Operators Committed to GSMA Specification

BARCELONA, Spain - Tuesday, March 3rd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

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Mobile World Congress 2015:GSMA

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA has announced that operator members of leading M2M alliances including the Global M2M Association (GMA) and the M2M World Alliance will deploy services using the GSMA Embedded SIM Specification for the remote over-the-air provisioning of machine-to-machine (M2M) devices. In addition to these organisations, network operators América Móvil, China Mobile, KDDI and Tele2 have become the latest operators to commit to launch services based on the GSMA specification. According to GSMA Intelligence, nearly 65 per cent* of global M2M connections are now serviced by operators deployed or committed to the GSMA’s solution, confirming ... Read more »

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Mobile Money Industry Continues to Grow With Services Now Available in 61 Per Cent of Developing Countries Globally 

BARCELONA, Spain. - Tuesday, March 3rd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

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(BUSINESS WIRE) The GSMA’s Mobile Money for the Unbanked (MMU) programme today released its fourth annual ‘Mobile Financial Services State of the Industry Report’, providing a quantitative assessment of the state of mobile financial services, including mobile money, mobile insurance, mobile savings and mobile credit. The report draws on the results of the annual MMU Global Adoption Survey of Mobile Financial Services, as well as data from the online MMU Deployment Tracker and qualitative insights on the performance of mobile financial services from the MMU programme’s engagement with the industry over the last year.

“As this report demonstrates, mobile financial services have an importan ... Read more »

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BANGALORE, India & LONDON & EAST BRUNSWICK, N.J - Tuesday, March 3rd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Wipro Ltd. (NYSE:WIT), a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company, today announced that it has partnered with Flytxt, a specialised company in monetizing mobile consumer data through big data analytics, to jointly offer customer experience and revenue enhancement solutions worldwide.

The partnership brings together Flytxt’s proven Mobile Consumer Analytics technology and Wipro’s expertise in the telecom sector. Together, the companies will offer solutions to address industry challenges in generating measurable economic value from fast growing, diverse data streams.

The solution portfolio analyses large volume, velocity and variety of data generated in telecom ecosystem and produces actionable insights on consumer behaviour through analytical models based on data and decision science. Thes ... Read more »

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Dating back more than 100 years

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Saturday, February 28th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Forensic Evidence Department at Abu Dhabi Police announced that it has succeeded in achieving a complete DNA profile match of two bone powder samples. One of the samples is approximately 400 years, the second sample dates back some 150 years. The Forensic Evidence Department at Abu Dhabi Police was one of three and 13 laboratories to have handled the samples respectively out of 18 laboratories from around the world.

Tests were conducted at the Faculty of Medicine in Charles University, in collaboration with the Forensic DNA Service (FDNAS) institute and other international forensic research institutes in Prague, Czech Republic.

Brigadier Abdul Rahman Al Hammadi, Head of the Forensic Evidence Department, said that both samples were collected from archaeological excavations and provided by the National Museum and Institute of Archaeology in P ... Read more »

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SHENZHEN, China - Wednesday, March 4th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

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(BUSINESS WIRE) -- ZTE Corporation (0763.HK / 000063.SZ), a major international provider of telecommunications, enterprise and consumer technology solutions for the Mobile Internet, was awarded a GTI excellence award, recognising its innovative pre5G massive multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) solution.

In November 2014, ZTE successfully completed pre-commercial field testing of the world’s first pre5G 3D/massive MIMO base stations in partnership with China Mobile. The testing was based on ZTE’s latest 64-port/128 antenna 3D/massive MIMO base station.

3D/Massive MIMO is a key part of 5G technology. Multi-antenna technology improves wireless spectrum efficiency significantly, which in turn increases network coverage and system capacity, and helps telecom operators’ maximise the use of existing site locations and spectrum resources. According to the ... Read more »

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Mobile Connect Trials Planned in All Major Regions in 2015 BARCELONA, Spain. - Tuesday, March 3rd 2015 [ME NewsWire] Mobile World Congress 2015 Mobile World Congress 2015:GSMA (BUSINESS WIRE) The GSMA today announced that, since the launch of Mobile Connect at Mobile World Congress 2014, there are now 17 mobile network operators (MNOs) who have launched the service in 13 countries, with plans for additional launches and beta trials to follow in 2015. The GSMA’s Mobile Connect service enables customers to create and manage a universal identity that will securely authenticate them and allow them to safely access mobile and digital services such as e-commerce, banking, health and digital entertainment, as well as e-government portals, via their mobile phones. Launches have been announced in Bangladesh by Robi (part of the Axiata Group); in China with China Mobile and China Unicom; in Indonesia with Indosat (member of the Ooredoo Group), Telkomsel and XL Axiata; in Malaysia with DiGi ... Read more »
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SHENZHEN, China - Wednesday, March 4th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

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(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ZTE Corporation (0763.HK / 000063.SZ), a major international provider of telecommunications, enterprise and consumer technology solutions for the Mobile Internet, today announced that in 2014, the annual shipments of ZTE 100G optical transport network (OTN) products exceeded 10,000 units. This increase in market share ranked at number one in the world.

ZTE has deployed more than 150 commercial projects of 100G technology, with the total line length exceeding 100,000km. ZTE 100G OTN products are deployed by leading operators in Asia-Pacific, Europe, and Latin America. These operators include TMA Austria, Telefonica Peru, Telkom Indonesia, PCCW Hong Kong, China Mobile, China Telecom and China Unicom and serve 4G wireless networks, wired broadband and data center services, providing super-large-bandwidth transport platforms and advanced ultra-high-speed solutio ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Friday, February 27th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Law Respect Culture Bureau at the Ministry of Interior organized a set of legal education lectures that benefitted 280 officers enrolled in the Promotion Course at the Federal Police School in Sharjah, as well as 70 new cadets enrolled in the Basics course No. 19 at the Police Training Institute in Ras al-Khaimah.

Lieutenant Jassem Mohammed Khamis, Law Respect Culture Bureau Branch Manager in the Northern Region, noted that the awareness lectures organized for officers of the Promotion Course at the Federal Police School, focused on the importance of instilling the law respect culture, in a bid to enhance positive behaviors and ethical professional practices among police staff members. He said: “The course also aimed at acquainting participants with the various legal aspects that regulate police officers’ work and with their legal and professional rights and obligations at all ... Read more »

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BARCELONA, Spain. - Tuesday, March 3rd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

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 (BUSINESS WIRE) - The GSMA today announced that Jamal Ibrahim, Managing Director and CEO of Axiata Group, has been named the recipient of the 2015 GSMA Chairman’s Award. This award, established in 1996, is the GSMA’s most prestigious award and recognises outstanding personal contribution to the growth and development of mobile communications around the world.

Presenting the award to Mr. Ibrahim at a special ceremony on Sunday evening, GSMA Chairman Jon Fredrik Baksaas commented, “On behalf of the GSMA, I congratulate Jamal on winning the Chairman’s Award. This award highlights Jamal’s outstanding leadership, commitment and significant achievements in growing and advancing the value of mobile communications across Asia, particularly Axiata’s role in driving the rollout of mobile broadband across ... Read more »

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25% increase in online voting since last parliamentary election

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LONDON - Tuesday, March 3rd 2015

Voters in Estonia elected a new Parliament on 1st March with 30% of participating voters casting their ballot online.

The country has the longest-standing and most technologically advanced internet voting system in the world. The 176,328 i-voters who used the system represent an increase of 25% since the Parliamentary elections in Estonia in 2011, and reaffirm the growth in the adoption of i-voting which dates back to 2005 when only 9,317 citizens voted online.

Commenting on the rising popularity of i-voting, Smartmatic's CEO Antonio Mugica said: “The growth of online voting in Estonia should not come as a surprise to anybody. Besides offering clear benefits to voters, in terms of convenience, accessibility and ease of use, the voting platform is built on tried and secure technologies.”

In 2014, Sma ... Read more »

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BARCELONA, Spain. - Tuesday, March 3rd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

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(BUSINESS WIRE) Oberthur Technologies (OT), a world leader in digital security solutions for the mobility space today announced its selection by Samsung to showcase its embedded Secure Element (eSE) based Mobile ID solution at Samsung booth 8.1 at the Mobile World Congress 2015.

OT has developed and industrialized the most advanced and secure large-memory embedded Secure Element. This trusted element in the NFC ecosystem facilitates the deployment of various corporate mobile applications with hardware rooted security. It is already embedded in most of the current flagship Samsung smartphones.

OT’s Guardialys™ Mobility solution for eSE is designed for government agencies and security oriented organizations to enhance the security of enterprise applications while offering mobility experience to employees. This solution utilizes an embedded crypto chip of the ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Friday, February 27th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, offered his condolences to Brigadier Mohamed Mayouf Al Ketbi, Head of Vehicles and Drivers Licensing Department at Abu Dhabi Police, on the death of his father, at the family’s residence in Al Hayer.

A number of senior police officers accompanied Sheikh Saif.

His Highness expressed his profound sorrow and sympathy to the bereaved family praying to Allah to grant them patience and comfort their pain and to rest the deceased’s soul eternal peace.

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Friday, February 27th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters participated in the third edition of Qasr Al Hosn Festival, which is the symbolic birthplace of the capital of the UAE, and a witness to Abu Dhabi’s evolution and spectacular transformation, which has given the UAE its unique identity.

Colonel Saif Al Shamesi, Chief of the Cultural and Social Activities Section of the Clubs and Sports Activities Department, stressed the Abu Dhabi Police’s keenness to regularly participate in Qasr Al Hosn Festival since 2013, the first year of the festival, during which the Abu Dhabi Police commemorate the founding of the force in 1957.

He added: “Since the inauguration of the Qasr Al Hosn Festival, the Abu Dhabi Police, which first had a police station at the Qasr in 1957, sets up a replica of that station north of the Qasr al Hosn, where the station was originall ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, March 1st 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Major General Khalil Dawood Badran, Director General of Finance and Services at Abu Dhabi Police and Head of the Green Applications Team at the Ministry of Interior, honored the members of the media team for the deploying a culture of the Ministry’s green applications amongst all of the police general headquarters within the UAE. The media team members were honored in Major General Badran’s office on Sunday.

He also praised the media efforts and hard work that the team exerted in raising the awareness of the targeted audience of members, customers, partners, and suppliers. The media team highlighted the importance of adhering to safe environmental standards, encouraging environmentally protective behaviors and procedures, and limiting resources wastage.

The honored members of the Security Media Department at the General Secretariat of the Office of H.H Deputy Prime Minister and ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, March 1st 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The events of the 5th Annual Fire Safety Technology Forum, organized by the Ministry of Interior (MoI) and represented by the General Directorate of Civil Defense, will commence on Monday at the Etihad Towers in Abu Dhabi. The forum will be held on the occasion of the celebrations for the World Civil Defence Day, which marks the first of March every year.

Major General Rashid Thani Al Matroushi, Civil Defence Acting General Commander-in-Chief, noted that the strategy of the Directorate General of Civil Defense in the UAE focuses on the use of advanced technology in the provision of smart Civil Defense services in the field of awareness, prevention and protection. He noted that the Fire Safety Technology Forum this year will tackle issues pertaining to ‘Civil Protection and Disaster Reduction within Sustainable Development’, the theme of the World Civil Defence Day celebrations.

... Read more »

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