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SINGAPORE - Tuesday, June 2nd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES S.A. (NYSE Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) announced today that StarTimes, China's leading systems integrator, technology provider and network operator, has extended its partnership with SES on the SES-5 satellite. StarTimes has contracted additional capacity to provide an enhanced TV viewing experience for its subscribers in Africa by providing better picture quality content and more TV channels on its DTH package.

StarTimes currently provides English-language direct-to-home (DTH) content to viewers across the region, via the SES-5 satellite located at 5 degrees East, and is today the fastest-growing digital TV operator in Africa, with more than 5 million DTT and DTH subscribers across 26 countries in Africa.

StarTimes Group Chairman and President Pang Xinxing said, “We see unprecedented growth opportunities for StarTimes in the region. We are extending our presence and reach in the DTH ... Read more »

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LUXEMBOURG - Tuesday, June 2nd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)--SES (NYSE Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) announced today that Patrick Biewer has been appointed by the LuxGovSat S.A. Board of Directors as its Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective 1 July 2015. Jointly held by SES and the Luxembourg Government, the company’s objectives are the acquisition, the launch and the operation of a satellite for the provision of governmental and military communication services.

Patrick Biewer is 48 years old. He is a senior SES executive with proven experience in developing a start-up business into an established operation. Patrick has been with SES for 22 years, holding positions in the areas of IT, Operations and Engineering which have supported the development of a track record in business development, product management, sales and marketing. Since 2010 he has been Managing Director of SES Broadband Services (SBBS), the entity delivering broadband internet services via s ... Read more »

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Company expands microphone portfolio to enable smaller, more efficient devices

ITASCA, Ill. - Tuesday, June 2nd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Knowles Corporation (NYSE: KN), a market leader and global supplier of advanced micro-acoustic solutions and specialty components, today announced that it has introduced the most advanced Inter-IC Sound, or I²S, interface MEMS (Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems) microphone for wearables, remote controllers, automotive, and smart home automation and security.

Knowles’ solution is superior in size and power consumption, with a 25 percent smaller footprint and 40 percent lower current consumption than competitive products. Using this I²S interface, the bottom port digital MEMS microphone allows manufacturers to connect directly to application processors or microcontrollers. The result is a more efficient architecture due to decreased complexity, increased battery performance, and lower bill of materia ... Read more »

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Integration of Sophisticated Unstructured Data Analytics Will Give Sprinklr’s Clients New Industry-Specific Context and Predictive Analytics to Improve Customer Experience

NEW YORK. - Tuesday, June 2nd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Sprinklr, Inc., the world’s most complete enterprise social technology company, today announced its acquisition of NewBrand, a leading location-specific text analytics software company. With the integration of NewBrand’s technology, which applies sophisticated unstructured data analytics to social and customer engagement data, Sprinklr’s clients will be able to unearth a deeper layer of customer insights from across more than twenty social channels. Adding that intelligence to Sprinklr’s comprehensive social experience management capabilities will allow clients to act on these insights and create even more valuable customer experiences.

“According to Zendesk, 45% of consumers use social me ... Read more »

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Leaders of China Mobile, Huawei and LG Uplus Join Roster of Keynote Speakers for Shanghai Event

SHANGHAI - Tuesday, June 2nd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The GSMA today provided further updates on Mobile World Congress Shanghai, including the addition of new keynotes and conference speakers, as well as confirmation of new exhibitors, sponsors and programmes for the event. Mobile World Congress Shanghai will be taking place 15-17 July at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre.

“Over three days, Mobile World Congress Shanghai will offer attendees the opportunity to experience the latest innovations in mobile, whether they are a business user or a tech-savvy consumer,” said Michael O’Hara, Chief Marketing Officer at the GSMA. “Moreover, from the exhibition to the conference to targeted educational programmes, Mobile World Congress Shanghai will highlight the intersection of mobile and adjacent industry sectors and the impact ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, May 31st 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Major General Dr. Nasser Lakhrebani Al Nuaimi, Secretary General of the Office of HH Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, inaugurated the Eighth Knowledge Forum today, Sunday, in the hall of the Abu Dhabi Police Forensic Evidence Department.  

The Secretary General pointed to the care and attention made to attract the speakers who are specialists in the areas that concern international security incidents. He said the forum is to provide an opportunity to enhance development efforts in the fields of police and security through the exchange of practical experiences and best practices.  Maj. Gen. Al Nuaimi called for enhancing the scientific and field efforts of police officers in a bid to strengthen the fight against organized crime; and to further develop partnerships with local, regional, and international police agencies.

Keith Bristow, Director General of the UK Natio ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Friday, May 29th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Selection and Recruitment Department of the Directorate General of Human Resources at the Abu Dhabi Police recently visited seven high schools in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain, in a bid to attract Emirati citizens, holders of high school certificates, wishing to work for the Abu Dhabi Police.

Major Sultan Al Shamesi, Chief of the Polarization Section at the Selection and Recruitment Department, said that the initiative to visit schools reflects the Abu Dhabi Police’s keenness to support Emiratisation and attract students and graduates, and to provide them with suitable work opportunities.

He revealed that a team from the department provided students wishing to join the Abu Dhabi Police with a detailed overview of the available vacancies. The team also distributed explanatory brochures regarding police work, the general conditions, and the documents related to police work.

As many a ... Read more »

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Children can now enjoy comfort during their dental visit without worrying about the pain, shots and drills.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, May 31st 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The very thought of visiting the dentist – the needle, shots and the drill – could strike fear in anyone. When it comes to our young ones, this fear is much more exaggerated. As a result, your child may not be able relax or sit long enough to receive proper dental treatment.

Dr. Imneet Madan, pediatric dentist and Waterlase Specialist at Dr. Michael’s Children’s Dental Center understands how children feel about seeing the dentist and getting treatments done.

“Parents often have difficulty bringing in their kids to their dentists. Most of the kids are scared of the dental drill because of the sound and feeling of the vibration that come along with it.  But with the new laser technology called Waterlase, there is no feeling of heat, friction or vib ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Friday, May 29th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Law Respect Culture Bureau at the General Secretariat of the Office of H.H Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, recently implemented a legal awareness initiative for workers at the various labor camps in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, the Western Region, and Fujairah.

Captain Hamdan Al Hafiti, Chief of the Community Education Section at the Law Respect Culture Bureau, indicated that the initiative focused on shedding the light on the legal procedures and engaging the largest number of workers in the various awareness and education programs. “Such an endeavor would boost workers’ knowledge of the provisions of the laws and regulations in force in the UAE, in a way that would positively reflect on their behavior and support the efforts exerted to enhance security,” he added.

Moreover, Captain Al Hafiti noted that the office has organized 8 awareness lectures for workers i ... Read more »

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NICE, France. - Tuesday, June 2nd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ZTE Corporation (0763.HK / 000063.SZ), a major international provider of telecommunications, enterprise and consumer technology solutions for the Mobile Internet, is delighted to announce it has won the TMF President’s Award at the 2015 TM Forum Global Summit in Nice, for its ZSmart CC (smart city & community) solution. In addition, ZTE’s ZSmart API (application programming interface) solution was shortlisted in “The Best Solution” category for the 2015 awards. This is the second consecutive year that ZTE has won this international award, highlighting the leading position of Chinese businesses in the international telecommunications landscape.

TMF President’s Award, presented by Peter Sany, President and CEO of TM Forum, is given in recognition of the world's most advanced and innovative vendors of IT transformation. ZTE has demonstrated its expertise in the f ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Friday, May 29th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior chaired the Abu Dhabi Police Higher Command Committee meeting.

During the meeting, which was held at the Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters (GHQ), H.H Sheikh Saif was briefed on the performance indicators outcomes regarding the initiatives and strategic projects. A number of prominent topics on the agenda were also examined during the meeting;   appropriate decisions were taken accordingly.

The meeting was attended by Major General Nasser Lakhrebani Al Nuaimi, Secretary General of the Office of HH Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior; Major General Khalil Dawood Badran, Director General of Finance and Services at the Abu Dhabi Police; Major General Mohammed bin Al Awadhi Al Menhali, Assistant Undersecretary of Resources and Support Services; Major General Omair Muhammad Atee ... Read more »

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HOUSTON. - Tuesday, June 2nd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Stallion Oilfield Holdings, Inc. (“Stallion” or the “Company”), announced today that its Board of Directors has named David C. Mannon as the Company’s next President and Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board of Directors effective immediately. Mannon, 57, joins Stallion with more than 30 years of experience in the oilfield industry.

Gene Davis, the Company’s Chairman of the Board of Directors, stated, “Mr. Mannon brings a wealth of experience in oil and gas services in the U.S. and abroad. His experience, vision and ability to lead complex organizations will help Stallion build upon its reputation as a leading service company. We believe Stallion is well-positioned to capitalize on current market conditions and we will support David as he pursues opportunities to build value for shareholders in the future.”

Mannon previously served as Ch ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, May 28th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Upon conclusion of the fourth annual INTERPA Conference (International Association of Police Academies) organized by the Police College, representing the Ministry of Interior, participants recommended establishing a knowledge-based online encyclopedia and integrating it within the INTERPA website. The encyclopedia focuses on promoting the specialized policing culture for all security institution personnel. It also aims to foster the proactive nature of police work and to provide officers with continuous training in methods for implementing international human rights treaties and ethics in police work.

The conference also stressed on the importance of keeping pace with the developments that security organizations have achieved in local, regional, and international levels. Participants of the conference additionally pointed to the necessity of utilizing the curriculum from the member police academi ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, May 28th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Students from the Al Ezza School in Baniyas visited the Air Wing Department at Abu Dhabi Police, and were acquainted with the services and humanitarian efforts provided by the department.

Major Engineer Pilot Nasser Saeed Al Esa’ie from the Air Wing Department met with the student delegation at the Police Officers Club in Abu Dhabi. He briefed students on the different tasks and duties carried out by the department in search and rescue operations, as well as in providing medical care and first aid to the injured. Students were also acquainted with the Air Wing Department’s valuable and instrumental role on in providing humanitarian assistance to patients and injured people.

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Abu Dhabi Police, please click HERE

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