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Under the Instruction from Top Professional Drivers, Guests are invited to Experience Four World-Class Cars, including the Ferrari 458 Italia, McLaren MP4-12C, Lamborghini Huracan, and Porsche GT3

MCLEAN, Va. - Wednesday, April 15th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) Following a successful test drive in 2014, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts shifts into the fast lane with the global launch of Waldorf Astoria Driving Experiences, now bookable for guests across North America, Europe, and the United Arab Emirates at 12 of the brand’s 26 hotels and resorts. The package includes access to new Ferrari, McLaren, Lamborghini, and Porsche models, tips from experienced racing professionals, and the opportunity to drive along beautiful pre-determined routes giving guests a truly unforgettable day on the road.

Waldorf Astoria Driving Experiences provide guests with a premier supercar driving experience that gives each guest the thrill of driving a Ferrari 458 I ... Read more »

Views: 85 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 04.16.2015

NEW YORK - Thursday, April 16th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- American International Group, Inc. (NYSE:AIG) today announced that it has acquired a minority stake in K2 Intelligence, an investigative consultancy. The companies have agreed to co-develop products and services that support AIG’s efforts to help clients mitigate and manage their cyber risk, and to explore opportunities in other key industry segments.

K2 Intelligence was founded in 2009 by Jeremy Kroll, K2 Intelligence’s CEO, and Jules Kroll, considered to be the originator of the modern corporate investigations industry. Based in New York, K2 Intelligence has approximately 300 employees with global operations in London, Madrid, and Tel Aviv. K2 Intelligence acts as advisor to governments, companies, boards, and individuals.

The company’s expertise centers on cyber investigations and defense, anti-money laundering and regulatory compliance, complex investigations and disput ... Read more »

Views: 63 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 04.16.2015 | Comments (0)

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

The Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters (GHQ) have launched the second phase of the Green Applications Initiative. The initiative caters to all segments and institutions of society in order to continue along the strategic initiative which was launched in 2013 and will last until mid-2015.

Major General Khalil Dawood Badran, Director General of Finance and Services at Abu Dhabi Police and Chairman of the Green Applications Higher Committee at the Ministry of Interior, noted that the initiative comes in line with the directives of Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, to adopt the best green practices and to preserve the environment. “It also aims to raise awareness amongst police staff members and the community regarding the importance of green applications in maintaining a sustainable environment for the coming generations. The Ab ... Read more »

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• SAT>IP Alliance will see leading satellite operators SES and HISPASAT and manufacturers Panasonic, NAGRA, ALi Corporation, MaxLinear join forces to encourage the development and adoption of SAT>IP technology

LAS VEGAS - Wednesday, April 15th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

• SAT>IP technology makes it possible to distribute satellite TV services in an efficient way to any device connected to a domestic IP network

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- At the 2015 NAB Show in Las Vegas, six leading satellite operators and manufacturers announced today the formation of the SAT>IP Alliance, formalising a coalition that was initiated last year to develop compatible hardware and software for the SAT>IP technology. The SAT>IP Alliance consists of SES, HISPASAT, Panasonic, NAGRA, ALi Corporation and MaxLinear.

The innovative SAT>IP technology converts satellite signals into IP at the reception point using a small server, which may be located in the satellite ... Read more »

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

The General Directorate in Abu Dhabi, represented by the Residency and Foreigners Affairs Department in Al Ain, hosted the children of the Emirates Autism Society by holding a mini exhibition in the main customer service hall. Held on the occasion of World Autism Awareness Day, the mini exhibition showcased the children’s talents and innovations.

Colonel Khalifa Matar Balquba' Al Humairi, Director of the Residency and Foreigners Affairs Department in Al Ain, along with the officers and staff, viewed the children’s talents that included artistic performances and robots made by young Emirati Ahmed Al Niyadi. Al Niyadi is the winner of the title “Innovator of 2015” for his design and construction of robots made out of LEGO blocks in a competition organized by the Abu Dhabi Technology Development Committee.

Colonel Khalifa Al Humairi appreciated the efforts of the ... Read more »

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

The ambulance aircraft affiliated to the Air Wing Department at the Abu Dhabi Police, rescued a sailor who sustained a severe injury while working on a cargo ship about 20 nautical miles from Zayed Port in Abu Dhabi.

The Air Wing operations’ room had received notification on Sunday about a Chinese sailor, who was injured while working on a cargo ship in open water off the Abu Dhabi coast. The Air Wing Department immediately rushed its helicopters to the scene, while the paramedics provided first-aid on-site to the sailor, before transferring to Zayed Hospital for further medical treatment.

Brigadier Pilot Ali Mohammed Al Mazroui, Director of the Air Wing Department at Abu Dhabi Police, noted that the mission falls in line with the Ministry of Interior’s commitment to promptly respond and handle humanitarian tasks, by implementing a highly sophisticated methodology to respond ... Read more »

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Leading product design awards turn spotlight on MT-4008W

TAIPEI, Taiwan - Wednesday, April 15th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Posiflex Technology, Inc., a global leading brand in the design and manufacture of POS solutions and peripherals, has been recognized by the internationally renowned Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015. The MT-4008W, a revolutionary mobile POS solution which was launched at the end of 2014, was one of the entries to be bestowed with the honor of an award and was amongst winners selected from a total of 4928 entries from 56 countries.

The Red Dot Award, which celebrates its 60th anniversary this year, commends excellence in product design from a range of diverse categories and is judged by an international panel of experts across different design disciplines. It has become the most recognised product competition in the world attracting entries from leading global brands.

The Posiflex MT-4008W is a ground-breaking solution ... Read more »

Views: 60 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 04.16.2015

PARIS - Tuesday, April 14th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

WIN 2015 Symposium

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Worldwide Innovative Networking - WIN Consortium announces today the appointment of Professor Waun Ki Hong from the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, as Special Advisor and member of the Executive Committee. Professor Waun Ki Hong will oversee the new strategy of WIN consortium and the next generation of clinical trials aiming to significantly impact the overall survival of lung cancer patients. These programs will be disclosed at the WIN 2015 symposium, to be held on June 29-30 in Paris, France.

The goal of WIN is to bring precision cancer medicine to patients, world wide, as rapidly and effectively as possible.  We are focusing on lung cancer because of its major importance as a cause of death, and because progress in prolonging some patient’s lives has been made with therapies targeting aberrant genes in this form of cancer over the past few years.< ... Read more »

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TOKYO. - Wednesday, April 15th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO:6502) today announced the development of an innovative low power control technology for microcontrollers supporting multi-sensor wearable devices. Applied to an activity monitoring application using the company’s TZ1001MBG microcontroller (MCU), the new control technology achieved a 31% reduction in power consumption. The development will be announced at COOL Chips XVIII in Yokohama, Japan, on April 15, 2015.

The goal for battery-operated wearable devices is a long run time without charging, with a physically small battery. This requires power-saving technologies. MCU embedded in wearable devices typically support several low power modes that is the devises is idle automatically. But the transition from low power mode to active mode requires some power consumption. This requires wearable devices to reduce the frequency of mode transition. However, the number of sensors ... Read more »

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