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Hotel Brand Invites Consumers to Visit Any DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Globally for a Free Cookie; Partners with World-Class Transportation Brands to Offer "Sweet Rides" to Thousands of Travelers

MCLEAN, Va. - Thursday, May 14th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) This Friday, May 15, DoubleTree by Hilton will take National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day global with an international cookie blitz to surprise unsuspecting travelers with tens of thousands of the brand’s iconic chocolate chip and walnut cookies – the same signature greeting that is offered to each guest at check-in at DoubleTree by Hilton hotels worldwide. Whether journeying by air or ground, DoubleTree by Hilton is setting out to give travelers a sweet ride in honor of the day, teaming up with some of the world’s leading transportation partners, including Virgin Atlantic, Virgin Australia, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Alamo Rent A Car and National Car Rental, to brighten travelers’ ... Read more »

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Drop in detected malware attacks in organisations coincides perfectly with weekends

SINGAPORE. - Friday, May 15th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- New research published earlier this week in the annual NTT 2015 Global Threat Intelligence Report shows a massive increase in malware detections on Monday mornings when users reconnect their devices to the corporate network. This trend supports the contention that the security perimeter in organisations is dissolving. This is because end users increasingly use their devices both inside and outside the corporate security perimeter. In fact, the user is today’s new organisation perimeter. What’s more, IT and security management can no longer count on well-defined network security perimeters to protect their organisations.

The Global Threat Intelligence Report contains analysis of over six billion security events worldwide gathered during 2014 by NTT Group companies including Dimension Data, Solutionar ... Read more »

Views: 77 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 05.17.2015

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Monday, May 11th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

During a visit to the Rome Patrols General Headquarters, the delegation of the Security Support Department in Abu Dhabi Police examined the work, divisions and the most modern technical devices and tools of the Italian Police patrols. The visiting delegation also exchanged expertise in the police and security patrols fields.

Colonel Claudio Roberta, Commander of Rome Patrols, welcomed the Security Support Department delegation headed by Colonel Khaled Saeed Al Shamesi, Head of the Security Support Department. Colonel Roberta provided a detailed explanation about the Rome Patrols General Headquarters, noting that the patrols are divided into two sections: the first related to car patrols, and the second to motorcycle patrols.

The delegation was acquainted about the most modern vehicles and motorcycles used in Italian patrols which are equipped with the state-of-art technologies in fields of ... Read more »

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COMPUTEX TAIPEI 2015

TAIPEI, Taiwan. - Thursday, May 14th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) The annual international ICT trade show, COMPUTEX TAIPEI will unfold on June 2nd until the 6th. This year, 1702 overseas and domestic vendors will be spread out across TWTC Exhibition Halls 1 and 3, the Nangang Exhibition Hall, and TICC.

This year’s vendors features an impressive array of industry titans, which include Acer, Asus, BenQ, Broadcom, Delta, Gigabyte, Hisense, Intel, MediaTek, Microsoft, MiTAC, MSI, NVIDIA, SanDisk, Supermicro, TP-Link, and Transcend, as well as first-time exhibitors ARM, ASE Group, NTT, (Fujitsu subsidiary ) SOCIONEXT, Cypress Semiconductor, Haier, and CANON Korea.

Overseas exhibitors account for approximately 30% of all exhibitors and hail predominantly from China, the United States, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, and the Netherlands.

Following the explosions of wearables onto the tech scene in 2014, this year’s COM ... Read more »

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AMSTERDAM. - Friday, May 15th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) Regulatory News:

Pershing Square Holdings, Ltd. (ticker: PSH:NA) today released its regular weekly Net Asset Value (NAV) on its website, www.pershingsquareholdings.com. The NAV was computed as of the close of business on Tuesday, 12 May 2015.

PSH NAV per share as of close of business on 12 May 2015 was USD27.95.

Weekly net asset value is calculated at the close of business on each Tuesday and posted on the following Thursday. In the event that Tuesday is not a business day, PSH will calculate the close-of-business NAV as of the business day immediately preceding that Tuesday. In the event that Thursday is not a business day, any such NAV will be posted the next business day following that Thursday.

About Pershing Square Holdings, Ltd.

Pershing Square Holdings, Ltd. (PSH:NA) is an investment holding company structured as a closed end fund that makes concentrated investment ... Read more »

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Advancing sustainability through Transparency

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Monday, May 11th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

 The Arabia CSR Network conducts its 3rd Sustainability reporting Training based on the Global Reporting Initiative’s G4 Guidelines in the Arabic language. The training is conducted in the region’s mother language with a focus on encouraging private and public organisations across all sectors to improve their sustainability performance through transparency and disclosure. The open-session training will be held in Dubai on the 19th -21st of May 2015 and will demonstrate how an organisation can demonstrate the link between its strategy and its commitment to a sustainable development.

“We need to realize that sustainability reporting is an imperative for the advancement of sustainable development. It is the only structured way to manage social and environmental impacts and improve operating efficiency, Furthermore it is a pivotal ... Read more »

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INGELHEIM, Germany - Thursday, May 14th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

• LUX-Lung 8 Phase III study evaluating the efficacy and safety of afatinib* vs. erlotinib for patients with advanced squamous cell carcinoma of the lung met secondary endpoint of overall survival

• 9 abstracts accepted including latest data for afatinib* and nintedanib** in lung cancer and beyond

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Boehringer Ingelheim today announced that the latest data from its oncology portfolio will be presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) in Chicago, USA, 29 May – 2 June 2015. A total of 9 abstracts, including new data for afatinib* and nintedanib,** will emphasise the growing presence of Boehringer Ingelheim in lung and other cancer types.

The LUX-Lung 8 Phase III trial directly compared the efficacy and safety of two EGFR-directed treatments, afatinib* and erlotinib, in patients with advanced squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) of ... Read more »

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INGELHEIM, Germany - Thursday, May 14th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

    RE-CIRCUIT™ study explores use of uninterrupted dabigatran etexilate therapy in AF patients undergoing ablation1
    Therapeutic guidelines recommend uninterrupted anticoagulation during and following ablation to reduce the associated risk of stroke2,3
    Dedicated data needed to ascertain efficacy and safety of continuous treatment with novel oral anticoagulants during ablation

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The first patient with atrial fibrillation (AF) has been enrolled in the global RE-CIRCUIT™ study.4 The study assesses the safety and efficacy of uninterrupted anticoagulation with dabigatran etexilate (Pradaxa®) during ablation procedures compared to warfarin.1 Results from the RE-CIRCUIT™ study are expected during 2016.

Every year more than 200,000 ablation procedures are conducted globally in patients with AF,5,6,7 the most ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Monday, May 11th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

A 61 years old Pakistani man attacked his 40 years old Filipina wife using a cleaver because of jealousy. The attack took place this afternoon in Capital Mall at Zayed City in Abu Dhabi. The attacker hit the victim a few times, which almost killed her if it wasn’t for the swift intervention of the security guards, and transferring the victim quickly by the police ambulance to the hospital in a critical condition.

In details, Colonel Dr. Rashid Mohammad Borshid, Head of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) at the Abu Dhabi Police, said that the report came at 3:30 in the afternoon, stating that the victim (J.D.) was injured after (Q.Shah) attacked her, who later turned out to be her husband. The victim works as a salesperson for a cosmetics products company at the Capital Mall. The suspect was apprehended immediately on the crime scene, and the used weapon was seized.

The mall s ... Read more »

Views: 114 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 05.17.2015

WALTHAM, Mass - Thursday, May 14th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Single Platform for Physical and Virtual Infrastructure Eliminates Network Migration Risks

Biometrics and Embedded Analytics Deliver a New Level of Customer Experience

Cloud Platform Accelerates Time-to-Market for New Services

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- NetCracker Technology announced today the launch of its latest product suite, NetCracker 10, which combines capabilities in virtualization, cloud-based delivery of applications, embedded analytics and biometrics onto a single, unified platform. With these capabilities, NetCracker 10 fundamentally redefines the economics of network deployment and management, IT operations, customer experience and service creation and delivery.

Using its revolutionary single-platform approach across network, service and customer domains, NetCracker 10 enables communications service providers to migrate seamlessly from existing environments to the next generation of vir ... Read more »

Views: 40 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 05.17.2015

 Joint offering by NTT Group companies provides clients with end-to-end services for building, migrating, managing and hosting SAP in the cloud

SAN FRANCISCO - Wednesday, May 13th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dimension Data, the USD 6.7 billion global ICT solutions and services provider, and its sister NTT Group company, NTT DATA, a leading global IT services provider, today jointly announced a new set of end-to-end services that help clients leverage the agility and costs advantages of moving their SAP applications to the cloud.

The new services combine Dimension Data’s SAP Cloud certified data centers with NTT DATA’s extensive implementation, migration and application management services, providing clients with deep expertise and a variety of options as they consider a cloud-based solution for their enterprise applications.

Available in 16 data center locations around the world, Dimension Data’s Managed Cloud Platform& ... Read more »

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DARMSTADT, Germany & NEW YORK - Thursday, May 14th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

    Early data demonstrates advances in the understanding of investigational immuno-oncology therapy avelumab across multiple tumor types
    First presentations at a major global medical meeting since the formation of the Merck-Pfizer Alliance

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Merck and Pfizer today announced multiple presentations on studies evaluating the preliminary safety and efficacy of avelumab* at the 2015 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) annual meeting.

Avelumab (also known as MSB0010718C) is an investigational fully human anti-PD-L1 IgG1 monoclonal antibody. By inhibiting PD-L1 interactions, avelumab is thought to enable the activation of T-cells and the adaptive immune system. Further, by retaining a native Fc-region, avelumab is thought to engage the innate immune system and may induce antibody-dependent cell-mediated cytotoxicity (ADCC). In N ... Read more »

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TOKYO. - Thursday, May 14th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Tennis fans can now take advantage of recent innovations in smart, mobile technologies to help them reach their sporting goals. Sony’s SSE-TN1W Smart Tennis Sensor will connect with your smart-device to make it easier than ever to track your tennis performance accurately.Analyse, review, share and compare your progress against concrete targets, keeping yourself motivated to continue your way towards your ace play.

The Ace up your sleeve

Sony partnered with top tennis manufacturer Wilson, as well as HEAD, Prince and YONEX, to ensure a perfect fit of the smart tennis sensor with their sleek yet performance-driven rackets known to generations of players. Thanks to its sensing technologies and newly developed vibration analysis mechanics, it has never been easier to analyse your tennis performance. After charging the sensor, simply remove the racket logo cap, affix the attachment ring onto the ... Read more »

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SOHO and SMB Networking Vendor to Highlight Smart Home Solutions

Dubai, United Arab Emirates. - Monday, May 11th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

TP-LINK Technologies Co Ltd, a leading provider of SOHO and SMB networking products and wireless solutions, has announced it is participating at DISTREE Middle East 2015 to showcase the consumer networking, wireless and smart home solutions.

According to the vendor which manufactures a range of products to distributors and resellers in MENA including Wireless solutions, ADSL, Switches, IP Cameras, Powerline Adapters, Print Servers, Media Converters and Network Adapters, this is the third year in which TP-LINK has participated at DISTREE Middle East.

TP-LINK added that as a Silver Sponsor at this year’s event in Abu Dhabi, the company is also using the consumer electronics trade show to promote its product portfolio in different verticals such as the 802.11 ac wireless routers, 802.11 ac range extenders,4G MiFi, WiFi ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates. - Monday, May 11th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Tejari, the global strategic procurement company, announced today that its client, The Abu Dhabi Department of Transport, has won the coveted ITP Technology .Gov Government-To-Business Service of the Year award for its eProcurement system.

Sponsored by ITP.net, the Middle East’s leading technology website, the inaugural ITP Technology .Gov awards honor the achievements of the government sector in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), specifically in the information and communication technologies field. The awards highlight the success that the Gulf region has made in the field of smart government and its use of information technology.

“ITP.net’s recognition is a testament to the innovative work that we’ve done to create a more efficient and transparent eProcurement process,” said Raed Raqab, Project Manager of the Abu Dhabi Department of Transport. “We are ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Monday, May 11th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, attended on Monday, the celebrations to mark the 12th anniversary of the Directorate General of Strategy and Performance Development at the Ministry of Interior. The ceremony, which took place at the Police Departments Complex Theater in Abu Dhabi, included a documentary film showcasing the history and achievements made by the department since its inception back 2003.

His Highness confirmed that the achievements made by the Ministry of Interior are  a natural result of the wise direction given by His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, and the developmental efforts made by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, and their brothers Their Highnesses Members of the UAE Supreme Council Rulers of the Emirate ... Read more »

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Partners with Bidvest Waltons and Dacris to Grow Presence in EMEA Region

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. & AMSTERDAM - Wednesday, May 13th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Staples, Inc., one of the largest internet retailers in the world, today announced a partnership with Bidvest Waltons, South Africa’s leading office products company, and Dacris, a major distributor of office supplies in Romania.

These partnerships will enable customers with global presence to further extend their global procurement programs through a single source solution and thereby simplify ordering processes, identify ways to reduce overall costs and gain better insights into their spending trends.

“Our goal is to help our customers consolidate spend by allowing them to purchase everything they need from a single source,” said Christian Horn, Senior Vice President, Staples Advantage, Europe. “Our wide offering and our ability to serve more customers in more re ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Monday, May 11th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

An Asian thief was charred to death after being electrocuted while trying to steal electric cables (connections) from one of the rooms used to supply electric energy in Abu Dhabi.

Major General Omair Al Muhairi, Director General of Police Operations at Abu Dhabi Police said that Al Shabia Police Station recently received a notification about a person who was “electrocuted” inside an electrical room that is surrounded by a gate and an iron fence. “After arriving to the scene, the notification was found to be true and the Asian’s body was found surrounded by the cables that he intended to steal,” he said.

He added that initial investigation indicated that the deceased was trying to steal electrical wiring, after removing the iron door lock at night in his attempt to cut the cables with tools that were found in his possession. He said that the body was electrocute ... Read more »

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