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 Visions of California: An exclusive and captivating 3D journey from Paris to California

LOS ANGELES - Tuesday, April 14th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- 7 For All Mankind, in collaboration with Jaunt and ELLE announce the release of Visions of California, a groundbreaking 3D virtual reality experience. This collaboration marks the first time a fashion brand has utilized virtual reality to share an imaginative narrative of their collection--affording consumers a unique opportunity to fully immerse themselves into 7 For All Mankind’s creative point of view. The silhouettes for spring and the brand’s California-centric spirit can be seen through a 360-degree perspective. Visions of California is available, starting today, on Google Play for Google Cardboard and Android phones. Moreover, Visions of California will be coming soon to select iOS devices in the Apple App Store.

Virtual Reality is exploding and is more accessible than ever. The ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, April 14th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Lt. General H.H Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, met on Tuesday in his office at the Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters, with New York City Police Commissioner William J. Bratton, and John J. Miller, deputy commissioner of Intelligence and Counterterrorism of the City of New York Police Department and the accompanying delegation.

H.H Sheikh Saif bin Zayed discussed ways of enhancing cooperation in all aspects of police work with the visitors, in addition to a number of topics of mutual interest. Both parties agreed to exchange representatives between NYPD and ADP, in order to foster communication and contribute efficient and effective benchmarking among both institutions.

The meeting was attended by Major General, Nasser bin Al Awadhi Al Menhali, Assistant Undersecretary of the Ministry of Interior for Resources and Support Services; Bri ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Monday, April 13th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters, represented by the Clubs Department, observed the Arab Orphans Day which is recognized annually on the first Friday of April. The occasion was marked at the Abu Dhabi Police Officers Club in collaboration with the Red Crescent Authority.

Colonel Saif Saeed Al Shamesi, Chief of the Cultural and Social Activities Section at the Clubs Department, said: “The Abu Dhabi Police are committed to participating in community events, to providing care for orphans, and to helping these children overcome the plight of being deprived of the love, compassion, and warmth that parents provide.” He continued by highlighting that the participation of the police “comes as a translation of the guidance provided by our religion and of the directives from the higher leadership to become more actively engaged with community members, especially with those who ar ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, April 14th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Mrs. Habiba Al Marashi , President and CEO of the Arabia CSR Network stated that the number of registrations for the 8th Cycle of the Arabia CSR Awards has expanded on both local and regional levels as of date. This is a testament of the Awards prestige which it has rightfully earned as a result of the heightened transparency and stringent standards applied in the winner selection criteria. International and regional acclaim of the Awards such as the Auspices of the League of Arab States and the Strategic Support of the United Nations Environment Programme has encouraged organizations to the region’s most credible recognition platform. The Awards boasts a comprehensive application form that integrates the principles and frameworks of United Nations Global Compact (UNGC), Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) and the EFQM Model.

Mrs. Al Marashi pointed that the 8th cycle of the Awards has received ... Read more »

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 Companies’ Combined Technology Produces a “Universal” Sample from Liquid, Fresh or Formalin-Fixed Paraffin Embedded (FFPE) Tissue for Multiplexed Cell Analysis by Flow or Image Cytometry

MENLO PARK, Calif. - Tuesday, April 14th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)--IncellDx, Inc. announced today the signing of a worldwide, exclusive license and supply agreement with Claremont BioSolutions (Upland, CA) to couple their enzyme-free tissue homogenization technology with IncellDx’s patented reagents. The combination forms a sample preparation system called IncellPrep™ Liquid Biopsy, to prepare “universal” cell suspensions formed from either fresh or FFPE tissue. The IncellPrep Liquid Biopsy can be used with IncellDx reagents for multiplex detection of protein, mRNA, and DNA in intact cells by flow or image cytometry.

Bruce Patterson, M.D., CEO of IncellDx commented, “This exciting marriage of technologies circumv ... Read more »

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 Coca-Cola Extends Investment to US$65 Million in Safe Water Access Programs Benefitting 6 Million People by 2020; On Track To Achieve Original Goal of 2 Million People by 2015

DAEGU, South Korea - Tuesday, April 14th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today at the 7th World Water Forum, Ahmet Bozer, Executive Vice President and President of Coca-Cola International, announced the expansion of The Coca-Cola Africa Foundation’s (TCCAF) Replenish Africa Initiative (RAIN), pledging an additional US$35 million to support Pan-African safe water access and sanitation programs for 4 million more people by 2020. This new funding builds on an original RAIN commitment of US$30 million to bring safe water access to 2 million people across the African continent by the end of 2015 made at the 5th World Water Forum in Istanbul in 2009. This funding will help to improve the lives of more than a total of 6 million Africans through access to safe water, sanitation and hyg ... Read more »

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NEW YORK - Tuesday, April 14th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Brings Extensive Industry Experience in Senior Management and Marketing Roles

Senior Executive Will Join the Global Beauty Company’s Executive Committee

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Coty (NYSE:COTY) announced today the appointment of Camillo Pane as EVP Category Development, effective July. Mr. Pane will join the Executive Committee and report to Bart Becht, Chairman and Interim Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Pane succeeds Renato Semerari, who will remain in his role for the transition period.

Mr. Pane’s responsibilities will include the development of strategies, innovations and support programs for Coty’s categories & brands across all its businesses of Fragrances, Color Cosmetics, Skin Care and Body Care.

Mr. Pane was most recently Senior Vice President, Global Category Officer Consumer Health at Reckitt Benckiser. In that role, he was responsible for managing one of the largest an ... Read more »

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RSA Conference USA 2015

ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill. - Tuesday, April 14th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- According to a study by ISACA and RSA Conference, 82 percent of organizations expect to be attacked in 2015, but they are relying on a talent pool viewed as unable to handle complex threats. Thirty-five percent are unable to fill open positions, according to State of Cybersecurity: Implications for 2015, a study conducted by ISACA, a leader in cybersecurity, and RSA Conference, organizers of cybersecurity events.

Based on a global survey of 649 cybersecurity and IT managers or practitioners, 77 percent experienced an increase in attacks in 2014 and 82 percent view it as likely or very likely that their enterprise will be attacked in 2015. At the same time, these organizations are coping with a shallow talent pool. Only 16 percent feel at least half of their applicants are qualified and 53 percent say it can take as long as six months to find a qualified ca ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, April 14th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

A delegation from the UAE, headed by Lt. General Saif Abdullah Al Sha’far, Undersecretary at the Ministry of Interior, attended the opening ceremony of the INTERPOL Global Complex for Innovation (IGCI) in Singapore; and the INTERPOL World Expo, which was held alongside the official opening of the IGCI.  

A number of ministers and senior security officials from the 190 member countries of the International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL) attended the opening of the IGCI.  

Lt. General Al Sha’far stressed that this meeting is an important event for international police agencies, and highlighted the myriad of distinguished contributions the UAE has provided in such events. He additionally underlined the keenness of Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, to participate in all INTERPOL activities in order t ... Read more »

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RESTON, Va. - Monday, April 13th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Global satellite solutions provider SES Government Solutions (SES GS) announced today that it has been awarded a five-year contract by the University of Colorado to host a NASA funded payload on board SES-14.

The primary purpose of the Global-Scale Observations of the Limb and Disk (GOLD) mission is to revolutionize the understanding of the space environment by filling the critical gap in knowledge of Sun-Earth connections. The hosted payload will transmit data of the Sun’s impact on the Earth’s thermosphere and ionosphere from Geostationary (GEO) orbit. Both of these layers of the Earth’s upper atmosphere are very sensitive to space weather events and space climate, with potential societal impacts. Uncertainties in the thermosphere are a primary source of uncertainty for operating satellites in low Earth orbit. Fluctuations in the ionosphere interfere with signals from communicat ... Read more »

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 Ultra-high capacity wireless communications links to connect underserved markets in Africa’s interior

LAGOS, Nigeria. - Tuesday, April 14th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- AOptix, a pioneer in ultra-high capacity wireless communications, today announced that partner WaveTek has successfully completed deployment and field validation of AOptix’ Laser-Radio technology in Lagos, Nigeria. The seven-kilometer link connected capacity from submarine fiber-optic cables to a distribution point in the city’s interior, and proved the ability of Laser-Radio technology to provide high-bandwidth connectivity between mobile carriers in Nigeria and the rest of the world.

“Over the past several years there has been a push to lay submarine optical cables to connect the African continent,” said Michael Klayko, CEO of AOptix. “With the undersea cables largely in place, the challenge now is to pull that network capacity into Africa&rs ... Read more »

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Bureau van Dijk and MENA Research Partners report on regional M&A activity for the 1st Quarter 2015

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, April 12th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The MENA M&A market depicted a steady activity during 1Q2015, prolonging its 9-month positive performance. Despite depressed oil prices and the regional political turmoil which have resulted in a slower transaction market during last months, recent strength reflects the investor confidence in the MENA region’s long-term compelling economic growth story.

While the total number of completed deals has been on a general declining trend since 2009, the announced value of M&As reached $9 billion during 1Q15, reaching its median level of the last 6 years. Such trend is reinstating the large deal sizes witnessed during the pre-2008 years, although the gap remains large to bridge. The below graphs 1 & 2 depict the rising trend of the growing value of deals against the backdrop of d ... Read more »

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