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License Initially Covers Technologies Owned by Hitachi Maxell, Philips, Silicon Image and Sony

DENVER - Friday, March 6th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- MPEG LA, LLC today announced the availability of the DisplayPort Patent Portfolio License. The DisplayPort License provides coverage for a variety of digital interface technology standards used in connecting audio/video sources among products such as computer monitors, video projectors, televisions, adaptors, personal computers, graphic cards, motherboards, storage devices, smartphones, tablets, flat panel displays and cameras.

“Once again, MPEG LA is proud to be part of the solution,” said MPEG LA President and CEO Larry Horn. “Like MPEG LA’s other licenses, our license for DisplayPort gives product suppliers convenient access to important technologies under a single patent license enabling them to focus their resources on innovation and new product creation instead of protracte ... Read more »

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HH Praises the Efforts of the Nations’ Sons and Daughters and Inspects the New Headquarters

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, March 3rd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, Head of the Federal Demographic Structure Council (FDSC), reviewed the Council’s projects during his visit to the new headquarters in Etihad Towers in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday.

During his visit, HH Sheikh Saif was accompanied by Major General Dr. Nasser Lakhrebani Al Nuaimi, Secretary General of the Office of HH Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior; Brigadier Ali Khalfan Al Dhaheri, Director General of the Headquarters Affairs at Abu Dhabi Police; and a number of officers and staff members of the Ministry.

His Highness was received by Advisor Rashid Salim Lakhrebani Al Nuaimi, Secretariat General of the Federal Demographic Council, general secretariats and the employees; and vie ... Read more »

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Multi-Country Survey Reveals Surprising Differences and Similarities among Sufferers

CINCINNATI - Friday, March 6th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) - A new multi-country survey by Vicks®, the world’s #1 selling cough and cold brand*, revealed that the average person spends an astonishing three years of his/her life with a cold**. Globally consumers report 35 billion sick days over a 12 month period based on 22% of respondents confirming they called in sick due to cold or flu symptoms. The results indicated that China tops the list of countries with the most sick days, averaging 12 billion days annually, no surprise given its large population size and high frequency of cold/flu.

In its fourth year, the annual Vicks Global Cold and Flu Survey, the largest of its kind with 15,000 respondents in 15 countries, was designed to enhance understanding of the impact of the common cold and/or flu on individuals. While it revealed some surprising regional di ... Read more »

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Luxury Hotel in North Bimini Island, Bahamas to Become Part of Hilton Portfolio

       
MIAMI & MCLEAN, Va - Thursday, March 5th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) - Hilton Worldwide and Resorts World Bimini, the world’s first cruise destination resort, have announced the newest luxury lifestyle hotel in the Bahamas will fly the Hilton Hotels & Resorts flag. The newly-built luxury marina hotel, slated to have its official grand opening at Resorts World Bimini in the Bahamas this summer, will operate as Hilton at Resorts World Bimini, and marks Hilton Worldwide’s second hotel in the Bahamas.

“With its white sand beaches, turquoise water and world-class casino, Hilton at Resorts World Bimini will be a premier destination in itself and an exciting addition to our portfolio of more than 550 hotels worldwide,” said Rob Palleschi, global head, full service brands, Hilton Worldwide. “Our agree ... Read more »

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OSAKA, Japan - Thursday, March 5th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Panasonic’s lithium primary batteries have been mounted in the asteroid explorer “Hayabusa2”* launched on December 3, 2014. Three models of BR series** cylindrical-type lithium primary batteries (BR-A, BR-1/2AA, and BR-C) with an extensive shelf life have been mounted this time. The same type of batteries had also previously been mounted in “Hayabusa,” which returned to Earth in 2010. This time, the batteries are being used to support “Hayabusa2”’s mission, which involves traveling 5,240,000,000 km back and forth over 6 years while serving as a power source for four instruments—a beacon signal transmitter for collecting the “re-entry capsule,” which stores particle samples from an asteroid and brings them back to Earth, an impactor for creating an artificial crater (depression) to retrieve sub-surface materials from the asteroid, a deploy ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, March 3rd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Ministry of Interior Child Protection Centre is taking part in the activities of the 31st Unified GCC Traffic Week held under the slogan “Your Choice Determines Your Destiny”. This event aims to foster a social culture that achieves the highest levels of traffic awareness for all community members, including both adults and children. The event is also to remind all individuals regarding the importance of abiding by the rules of traffic.

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 Child Protection at the Ministry of Interior, asserted that the MoI continuously exerts significant efforts for protecting children and in maintaining their safety by enhancing public awareness regarding safety procedures. He highlighted the importance of instilling the culture ... Read more »

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BARCELONA, Spain - Thursday, March 5th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Mobile World Congress 2015:GSMA

Mobile World Congress 2015

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The National Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Egypt (NTRA) and the GSMA today announced an agreement to establish a framework of cooperation designed to promote Egypt’s mobile economy, recognising the transformative potential of mobile technology for economic growth, job creation, public services, businesses and wider digital inclusion of Egypt’s citizens.

Under the auspices of His Excellency Eng. Atef Helmy, Minister of Communications and Information Technology, the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed at a meeting between Eng. Hesham El Alaily, Executive President of the National Telecommunications Regulatory Authority and the GSMA at Mobile World Congress 2015 in Barcelona.

His Excellency Atef Helmy, who chaired the meeting, noted: “Egypt is determined to embrace the sign ... Read more »

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Ericsson to sell Cleversafe’s highly secure, reliable and web-scale software platform as the data storage technology underpinning the new Ericsson Secure Cloud Storage solution

CHICAGO - Thursday, March 5th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Cleversafe, Inc., the web-scale storage market share leader, today announced its new partnership with Ericsson as the data storage platform provider for the new Ericsson Secure Cloud Storage solution. The next-generation data center infrastructure solution provides telecom operators the ability to offer new cloud storage solutions, addressing security and governance concerns that, until now, have slowed the full adoption of cloud by the world’s largest enterprises.

With Cleversafe providing the highest levels of data security, availability and efficiency to the Ericsson Secure Cloud Storage solution, telecom operators can now deliver cloud data storage services businesses can trust.

With the unprece ... Read more »

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

Mobile World Congress 2015 Mobile World Congress 2015:GSMA

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The GSMA today recognised the governments of Brazil and the Islamic Republic of Pakistan in the mobile industry’s prestigious Government Mobile Excellence Awards, which honour governments’ significant achievements in driving growth in the use of mobile services and maximising the socio-economic impact of the mobile industry in their respective countries. This year, the Government Mobile Excellence Awards comprised two categories: Government Leadership and Spectrum for Mobile Broadband. The awards acknowledge government policies and regulation that encourage investment and support transparency, competition and regulatory independence.

“The governments of Brazil and Pakistan have demonstrated a clear commitment to putting mobile at the top of their digital agendas,” said Tom Phillips, Chief Regulatory ... Read more »

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Acquisition strengthens Samsung’s entry into LED display market to meet growing market demand

SEOUL - Friday, March 6th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. today announced its acquisition of Logan, Utah-based YESCO Electronics, LLC, a leading LED sign and display manufacturer with more than 2,000 installations across the U.S. and abroad. The acquisition reinforces Samsung’s entry into the LED display market, extending the reach of the company’s pioneering technologies and expertise beyond large-format displays (LFDs) using LCD panels, where the company has been the worldwide market leader for six consecutive years.1

YESCO Electronics was a subsidiary of the Young Electric Sign Company (YESCO), a privately-owned custom sign manufacturer.

“As the market for LED display technology continues to grow, we understood the critical importance of having the right experience to be successful in this area,&rd ... Read more »

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- Realizes camera modules with height of 6 mm or less for smartphones and tablets -

TOKYO - Thursday, March 5th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Toshiba Corporation's (TOKYO: 6502) Semiconductor & Storage Products Company has reinforced its line-up of BSI CMOS image sensors with the introduction of the “T4KA7”, a new 20-megapixel(MP) device with an optical format of 1/2.4 inch. Mass production shipments start today.

The 20MP resolution of the new sensor puts it in the highest class of CMOS sensors for smartphones and tablets, and ensures display of crisp, detailed images, even when zooming in close with digital zoom.

The sensor’s 1.12 micrometer pixel size supports an optical format of 1/2.4 inch and makes possible the realization of camera modules with a height of 6mm or less for mobile devices.

“T4KA7” employs the same high speed circuit technology used in Toshiba’s latest products[1] which pus ... Read more »

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Extensive Awareness via Social Media

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, March 3rd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Abu Dhabi Police, represented by the Traffic and Patrols Directorate, announced an extensive traffic-related awareness drive via the various media outlets and social networking sites in conjunction with the GCC Traffic Week, which runs from 8 to 19 March 2015. The week-long awareness program will be carried out in collaboration with the Security Media Department, the General Secretariat of the Office of H.H Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior.

In his statement, Colonel Jamal Salem Al Ameri, Chief of the Public Relations Section at the Traffic and Patrols Directorate of Abu Dhabi Police, said: “As a part of the traffic awareness programs, some 50 thousand awareness brochures will be printed and distributed to the public. The brochures will include guidance and advice aimed at enhancing traffic culture; improving road users’ be ... Read more »

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, March 3rd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) will be the sponsoring host of the global financial industry on March 31st, 2015 when it welcomes up to 300 delegates to the premier regional conference held by the Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA), the global hedge fund industry body. The exclusive event will convene star portfolio managers, institutional investors and economists to debate macro trends, regional market developments and alternative investment opportunities for the year ahead.

Sohail Jaffer, Deputy CEO of FWU Dubai Services and Middle East regional representative of AIMA, said, “Increased interest in hedge funds and alternatives comes at a time when institutional investors are seeking out investments uncorrelated to their portfolios. Pursuit of such strategies has broadened beyond sovereign wealth funds, pension funds and proprietary capital asset allocators. Ou ... Read more »

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 With More Than 93,000 Visitors, Attendance Up By 9 Per Cent

BARCELONA, Spain - Friday, March 6th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Over Mobile World Congress 2014

Mobile World Congress 2015

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA today reported that more than 93,000* visitors from 200 countries attended the 2015 Mobile World Congress at the Fira Gran Via and Fira Montjuïc venues in Barcelona, setting another new record for the mobile industry’s premier event. The 2015 Mobile World Congress featured more than 2,000 exhibiting companies showcasing cutting-edge products and services across 100,000 net square metres of exhibition and hospitality space. More than 3,800 international media and industry analysts attended the event to report on the many significant industry announcements made at the Congress. Preliminary independent economic analysis indicates that the 2015 Mobile World Congress will have contributed more than €436 million and nearly 12,675 part-time jo ... Read more »

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

Mobile World Congress 2015

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Oberthur Technologies (OT), a world leader in digital security solutions for the mobility space, today announces massive adoption of its MultiSIM cards with 40 million units provided to more than 90 customers worldwide.

MultiSIM combines all the form factors on one single, easy-to-use card. It dramatically improves the user-friendliness of the SIM card. Concretely, the same SIM card can be used in any mobile phone. If end-users want to change from one form factor to another, they do not need to ask their operator for a new SIM card, but can just deplug or replug their MultiSIM. Thus, end-users can easily use the SIM card body as an adaptor for any existing handset.

Prior to MultiSIM, mobile operators had to maintain several stocks, one for each form factor. OT’s MultiSIM enables operators to make important savings as it helps them to rational ... Read more »

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SANTA CLARA, Calif - Thursday, March 5th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- eASIC Corporation, (@easic) a fabless semiconductor company that delivers a custom integrated circuit (IC) platform (eASIC Platform), today announced that it has shipped over twenty million custom ICs. eASIC custom ICs are used by electronics companies that need the right combination of fast time to market, high performance and low power consumption, in a cost effective and customizable solution that enables high volume production. Examples of where eASIC solutions are used include NAND based storage systems, wireless infrastructure equipment including digital front end applications for 3G and LTE, microwave backhaul solutions and wired communications equipment.

“This milestone demonstrates that the eASIC solution continues to be an attractive alternative to traditional ASICs or FPGAs. Increased adoption in both infrastructure equipment and end user applications indicate that our sca ... Read more »

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LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y - Wednesday, March 4th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The following statement is being issued by GCG regarding the proposed RMBS Settlement.

NOTICE REGARDING COMMENCEMENT OF A JUDICIAL INSTRUCTION PROCEEDING IN CONNECTION WITH THE ACCEPTANCE OF THE SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT DATED AS OF APRIL 7, 2014, AS MODIFIED (THE “SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT”), FROM CITIGROUP INC. AND ITS DIRECT AND INDIRECT SUBSIDIARIES (“CITIGROUP”).

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN BY:

Deutsche Bank National Trust Company HSBC Bank USA, National Association Law Debenture Trust Company of New York U.S. Bank National Association

EACH, IN ITS CAPACITY AS TRUSTEE, INDENTURE TRUSTEE, SEPARATE TRUSTEE, AND/OR SUCCESSOR TRUSTEE OF THE ACCEPTING TRUSTS AND LOAN GROUPS (DEFINED BELOW) (COLLECTIVELY, THE “RMBS TRUSTEES” AND EACH AN “RMBS TRUSTEE”), TO THE HOLDERS OF CERTIFICATES, NOTES OR OTHER SECURITIES (THE “CERTIFICATEH ... Read more »

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AMSTERDAM - Wednesday, March 4th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Regulatory News:

Pershing Square Holdings, Ltd. (ticker: PSH:NA) today released the following regular monthly Net Asset Value (NAV) and Performance Report for the month of February 2015. The information has also been posted to the PSH website, www.pershingsquareholdings.com. Monthly net asset value and performance are calculated at the close of business on the last business day of the month.

To view the main specifications kindly click here

PERSHING SQUARE CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, L.P. Portfolie Update
                            

PAST PERFORMANCE IS NOT NECESSARILY INDICATIVE OF FUTURE RESULTS. All investments involve the possibility of profit and the risk of loss, including the loss of principal. This document does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer ... Read more »

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