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 Leader in sports data and analytics extends reach and complements existing solutions with game and player performance tracking

CHICAGO. - Tuesday, May 5th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- STATS LLC announced today that it has acquired Prozone, a pioneer in athlete tracking and sports performance analytics. With Prozone, STATS expands its geographic reach and sports coverage while adding advanced and complementary technologies to its suite of tracking and analytics products.

With a presence that spans four continents, Prozone tracks and analyzes athlete performance to deliver powerful insights, enabling coaches and front-office personnel to make more intelligent decisions and gain a competitive advantage. Prozone maintains a database of over 100,000 players, and its technology captures proprietary data from over 12,000 sporting events a year. The company’s suite of intuitive software products combine data analytics and video tracking to generat ... Read more »

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Dedicated the achievement to HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Saturday, May 2nd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

In cooperation with the US-based International Police Science Association (IPSA), the International Quality & Productivity Center (IQPC) has awarded Major General Khalil Dawood Badran, Director General of Finance and Services at the Abu Dhabi Police GHQ, the “Ideal Financial Leader” award in the area of police work.

The award cones in recognition of his achievements in the area of financial management, as well as his efforts in implementing the best standards.

Major General Badran was granted this award in recognition of his valuable and effective role in developing the police financial work processes; in terms of funds and budget management and shifting to electronic systems, all of which fall within the local police leadership’s vision to develop a sound financial policy that contributes to providing cust ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, May 3rd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Following the launch of the third part of the #insta_meylas initiative in May, the Security Media Department at the Abu Dhabi Police represented by the Social Media Center has received more than 122,000 comments. The public has been interacting with the Ministry of Interior’s initiative under the hashtag label #insta_meylas via social media including Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Google+.

First Lieutenant Fatima Al Shehhi, Director of the Social Media Center at the Security Media Department, praised the response of the public to the initiative and for sharing the updates posted by the MoI. She also noted that the mechanism for selecting the #insta_meylas content is based on choosing the distinctive public comments from previous posts on the Ministry’s Instagram account.

She also noted that the initiative included three parts that covered the comments of the public an ... Read more »

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DKV’s Training Open Week will provide a platform for training and HR companies to showcase their latest offerings

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, May 3rd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Dubai Knowledge Village (DKV) will host its annual ‘Training Open Week’ from May 4th to 6th, featuring a range of training companies providing vocational and technical training education and underlining the event’s reputation for the latest industry trends. A total of 27 seminars and workshops will be offered to attendees at the region’s premier training event.

The DKV ‘Training Open Week’ boasts expert speakers from some of the leading global training and HR consultancies. Planned workshops will cover a range of segments including HR, marketing, sales, project management, strategy, leadership and IT. The three-day event aims to bridge the skills gap in the workforce between industry and academia. Participants will be able to access essential ... Read more »

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 Canopy by Hilton Invites Fans and Followers to Suggest Local Tastes through Social Media Campaign #CanopybyYou

MCLEAN, Va. - Tuesday, May 5th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Canopy by Hilton, Hilton Worldwide’s newest hotel brand that redefines the lifestyle space through a fresh approach to hospitality, announced its first digital collaboration, Canopy by You. A three-month digitally-based program, Canopy by You reinforces the brand’s commitment to locally-inspired design, food & drink, and art by engaging local tastemakers and curating neighborhood experiences that will be considered as guest offerings in future Canopy locations.

“One of the key pillars of our Canopy by Hilton brand is to create a meaningful connection between the people who visit our hotels and the destinations themselves,” said Gary Steffen, global head, Canopy by Hilton. “Tapping local experts to share their favorite neighborhood destinations ... Read more »

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While attending the graduation of the first batch of diploma holders

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Saturday, May 2nd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Under the patronage of Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, Brigadier Sheikh Mohammad bin Tahnoun Al Nahyan, Brigadier Sheikh Mohammad bin Tahnoun Al Nahyan, Director General of Security and Ports Affairs, attended the graduation ceremony of the first batch of officers who obtained a Diploma in Aviation and Airport Security.

During the ceremony, which took place at the Police Officers Club in Abu Dhabi, Brigadier Sheikh Mohammad bin Tahnoun Al Nahyan asserted the commitment of the police leadership towards ensuring aviation and airports security. He said: “This approach falls in line with the efforts to promote security in society and reinforce the performance and efficiency of ports and airports security personnel. It also aims at encouraging security perso ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Friday, May 1st 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Traffic and Patrols Directorate at Abu Dhabi Police honored 33 outstanding employees, in recognition of their unwavering efforts to constantly upgrade police work. The accolade falls in line with the Abu Dhabi Police methodology to encourage staff members to seek excellence in performance, and to endeavor to promote development efforts and police and security performance.

Brigadier Khamis Ishaq Mohammed, Deputy Director of the Abu Dhabi Police Traffic and Patrols Directorate, said: “This recognition reflects the attention dedicated by the directorate towards encouraging human cadres to achieve excellence, in support of the Abu Dhabi Police GHQ’s priority of making roads safer; and in line with the Traffic and Patrols Directorate’s traffic safety strategy.”

Brigadier Mohammed called upon all staff members to double the efforts and to show further dedication in the ... Read more »

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LONDON. - Tuesday, May 5th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) will hold a conference call on July 17, 2015 to discuss the results for the second quarter ending June 30, 2015.

The conference call is scheduled to begin at 9:00 am (US Eastern time), 2:00 pm (London time). A press release regarding the Company’s results will be issued on July 16, 2015 after close of market.

To access the conference call, listeners should contact the Conference Call Operator at +1 (800) 230-1059 within North America or +1 (612) 234-9959 outside of North America approximately 10 minutes prior to the start of the call, and ask for the “Schlumberger Earnings Conference Call.”

A webcast of the conference call will be broadcast simultaneously at www.slb.com/irwebcast on a listen-only basis. Listeners should log in 15 minutes prior to the start of the call to test their browsers and register for the webcast. Following the end o ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Saturday, May 2nd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

A delegation from the Security Support Department at the Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters left to Rome, Italy at the invitation of the Italian Police (Carabinieri). The visit, which began on May 2, will continue until May 8, and aims at reviewing the latest operational practices in police work and conducting capacity benchmarking of the Security Support Department while performing unconventional tasks.

The Abu Dhabi Police delegation includes Colonel Khaled Saeed Al Shamesi, Head of Security Support Department; Major Mohammed Mubarak Al Masa’bi, Security Support Patrols Branch Manager; First Warrant Officer Ismail Ali Al Hosani; Italian training specialist Giancarlo Candiano; and Legal Consultant Abu Baker Abdullah Abdul Wahhab.

Colonel Khaled Saeed Al Shamesi said: “The visit comes in response to the wise directives of Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deput ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Friday, May 1st 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Colonel Mohammed Hamid bin Dalmouj Al Dhaheri, Strategy and Performance Development Director General at the Ministry of Interior, hosted a ceremony to award a number of officers working at the directorate with their new ranks. The officers were promoted by virtue of the Ministerial Resolution that Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, has recently issued.

During the ceremony, which was held at the officers’ lounge at the Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters (GHQ), Colonel Al Dhaheri extended his congratulations to the promoted officers. He also praised their unrelenting efforts to implement development projects at the ministry, and to fulfill their job requirements in the best possible way.

Adding further, he said: “This promotion reflects the higher leadership's care and attention towards its citizens and its commitm ... Read more »

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Air Support Division Drones Participate in the Operations

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, May 3rd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The UAE Search and Rescue Team at the Ministry of Interior, started its humanitarian mission in providing logistic support to the international relief operation to aid the victims of the earthquake in Nepal, which caused the death of 6659 people and injured 14063 people, according to Lt. Colonel Mohammed Abdul Jalil Al Ansari, Head of the UAE Search and Rescue Team, Director General of Civil Defense in Abu Dhabi.

The recently established Air Support Department in the at the Security Support Directorate General at the General Secretariat of His Highness Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Interior participated using a drone with the engineering group of the Search and Rescue team utilized the Security Media’s Drones to assess the damaged buildings integrity which is the first experience worldwide to use the drones in search and re ... Read more »

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TAIPEI, Taiwan - Tuesday, May 5th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

COMPUTEX TAIPEI 2015

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Moving right into the 8th annual competition, the 2015 COMPUTEX d&i awards have expanded to become a key component of COMPUTEX TAIPEI. Entries for this year’s awards continue to reflect the soaring interest from the design and innovation based ICT industry. This year’s competition attracted 271 entries from international manufacturers and newly established companies with breaking new ideas and innovations on smart products, making this event better than ever.

Six juries chose 72 winning products and every product was just as amazing. This year, Philips Moda LCD Monitor with Ambiglow Plus Base brought a fresh colorful twist to lighting the home by adapting the monitor for a 3D experience. Dell Inc. submitted an all new gaming PC-Alienware Area 51 that features the compelling Triad Chassis for state-of-the-art performance.

The advent of wearable ... Read more »

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The German-engineered sustainable interior solutions provider received the award in Germany

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, May 3rd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Avant Holding GmbH, the leading German company that produces high quality construction and interior products for commercial and domestic sectors, bagged the coveted global ‘Green Era Award’ in recognition of its outstanding sustainable practices and environmental achievements.

The award, was conferred to Avant Holding officials at the Green Era Award Ceremony and the Green Economy Forum held in Germany recently.

The Global Green Award has been set up to recognise true global sustainable exemplars including governmental institutions, green building councils, environmental agencies and green companies that have been innovative and creative in pursuing the sustainable imperative. Avant provides sustainable solutions to projects of any scale, bringing the elegance and beauty of nature to i ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Saturday, May 2nd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Department of Community Police at Abu Dhabi Police was crowned champion of the 14th Swimming Championship, followed by the Government and Diplomatic Premises Protection Department in second place and the Western Region (Al Gharbia) Police Directorate in third place.

The championship, which is part of the sporting program for the Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters, was organized by the Sports Activity Section at the Strategy and Performance Development Department, and was held at the Abu Dhabi Police Officers Club’s swimming pool. A total of 12 departments took part in the championship, which included five different competitions: 50 meters freestyle, 50 meters backstroke, 100 meters freestyle, 50 meters freestyle relay race.

During the ceremony organized to reward the winners, Colonel Abdul Rahman Al Hammadi, Head of the Criminal Evidence Department at the Abu Dhabi Police GHQ, ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Friday, May 1st 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Ministry of Interior organized an awareness majlis in Al Zaab in Abu Dhabi, under the theme “Raising community members’ awareness on child abuse prevention and exploring the issue of domestic violence”. Participants in the council called for intensified awareness-raising campaigns for housewives, to be conducted by a specialized women’s team from the Ministry of Interior. Such campaigns would target women within their homes, councils, and women groups, in order to acquaint them with the concepts of child protection and the risks that children may encounter. They also called for flexible and reduced work hours for women, to increase the number of hours spent with their children and thus raise them in a better way.

Participants in the council also stressed the need to strengthen efforts to prevent child abuse, address the issue of domestic violence, and intensify awareness- ... Read more »

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