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Suki Waterhouse, HH Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan and Caroline Issa among guests

LONDON - Wednesday, June 17th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Click here for The Tainted Veil trailer

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Anasy Media’s The Tainted veil screened to over 75 invited guests at a private screening in London on Monday. The documentary is the collaboration of great minds documentary filmmaker veteran Ovidio Salazar, Nahla Alfahad and Mazen Al Khayrat. The Tainted Veil looks into the origins of the Hijab, its place in societies today and its implications and effects over the centuries that has led it to become a source of endless debate worldwide.

Set through the eyes of empowered women the documentary portrays the stories of Muslims from around the world who tell their stories about their decisions to wear the veil or not. Complimented by historical context presented by leading specialists and academics, the documentary seeks to introduce the audience to a choice ... Read more »

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In Collaboration with the Abdul Jalil Al Fahim & Family Endowment

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Monday, June 15th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Department of Community Police at Abu Dhabi Police will be distributing 30,000 Iftar meals to customers who interact with the sections of police that are open all hours of the day. The department will additionally hand out Iftar meals to drivers who are on the road at the time of Iftar during the holy month of Ramadan. Such steps come as a part of the Iftar Meals initiative and are in collaboration with the Abdul Jalil Al Fahim & Family Endowment.

  Colonel Mubarak Awadh Mubarak bin Muhairom Al Ameri, Director General of Community Protection and Crime Prevention at the General Secretariat of the Office of H.H Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior said: “this initiative comes in response to the directives of the police leadership to foster partnerships with every community segment.” He al ... Read more »

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NEW YORK - Wednesday, June 17th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Rupert Murdoch and Lachlan Murdoch Named Executive Co-Chairmen

Chase Carey Named Executive Vice Chairman

James Murdoch Named Chief Executive Officer

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Board of 21st Century Fox (NASDAQ: FOXA, FOX) today announced a series of senior management changes, which will take effect July 1, 2015.

Rupert Murdoch, the Company’s founder and Chairman and CEO, together with Lachlan Murdoch, currently Co-Chairman, will become Executive Co-Chairmen.

Chase Carey, the Company’s Deputy Chairman, President and COO since 2009, will become the Executive Vice Chairman and serve in that role through June 30, 2016.

James Murdoch, currently Co-Chief Operating Officer, will become Chief Executive Officer.

In conjunction with these changes, the Company’s corporate functions, and its global television and film operations will now jointly report to Lachlan and ... Read more »

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New 4G LTE-A Service in Guangzhou offers downlink rates of more than 300Mbps for users with new CAT 9 handsets, tripling the speeds of existing TD-LTE networks

SHENZHEN, China - Wednesday, June 17th 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 pleased to support China Mobile in the deployment of 3-Carrier Aggregation 4G LTE-A (LTE-Advanced) service based on CAT 9 devices.

With the new China Mobile 3-CA service in Guangzhou, users with CAT 9 devices powered by Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 810 processor with X10 LTE may enjoy downlink data rates of over 300Mbps, more than triple the speeds of existing TD-LTE networks. As the provider of radio access and core networks, ZTE supported the upgrade of China Mobile’s network without a major overhaul of infrastructure and software, testament to ZTE&rsqu ... Read more »

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Multi-year, Multi-million USD Contract Enables Improved User Experience and New Applications

ST. HELIER, Jersey - Tuesday, June 16th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- O3b Networks today announced a multi-year strategic framework agreement to provide IP trunking services to Bharti Airtel for Timor-Leste.

Because of the rapid growth of the mobile economy in Timor-Leste, a cost effective solution was needed to cope with the growth of 2G services and to deliver the expected higher performance of new 3G services. Bharti Airtel partnered with O3b to deliver a unique satellite service with the performance of fiber at a fraction of the cost and deployment time of undersea cable.

India-based Bharti Airtel has provided a geostationary satellite connection for Timor-Leste for many years, however as end-users have demanded better network performance to their mobile devices, the latency of that traditional geostationary satellite connection did not support the ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Friday, June 12th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Lieutenant General Saif Abdullah Al Sha’far, Undersecretary at the Ministry of Interior, praised the sincere and diligent efforts exerted by the retired officers in promoting security, their unrelenting dedication in discharging their duties and shouldering the responsibilities during their tenure at the Ministry of Interior, which was brimming with giving and achievements.

In his speech at the ceremony held to honor the retired officers at the ministry, the Undersecretary at the Ministry of Interior said: “You have taken the solemn oath to be loyal to the flag and keep it flying aloft. You have shown dedication at work and have contributed, through your efforts, to elevate the Ministry of Interior to the most prominent and prestigious stature. This accolade reflects the ministry’s appreciation for the efforts you have exerted.”  

He added: “Your dedicate ... Read more »

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SAN FRANCISCO & TBILISI, Georgia - Tuesday, June 16th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- BitFury and the Georgian Co-Investment Fund partnered up to support Tbilisi, Georgia flood victims.

According to the official reports, the severe flooding killed at least 12 people, swept away buildings and cars, damaged roads, caused deaths of hundreds of local Zoo animals. 24 people are still missing, dozens are left homeless.

The CEO of BitFury Group, Mr. Valery Vavilov said: “Our deepest condolences go to the families of those who suffered as a result of devastating flooding in Tbilisi, on June 13-14. On behalf of BitFury we would like to donate bitcoins to support the victims and also enable everyone willing to help from all over the world to make donations. In partnership with Georgian Co-Investment Fund we opened a joint bitcoin wallet where bitcoin donations are now accepted.”

The CEO of Georgian Co-Investment Fund, Mr. George Bachiashvil ... Read more »

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New partnership with JD.com and increased marketing investment set high expectations for solid growth

MOSCOW - Wednesday, June 17th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- ZTE, a leading global mobile device maker, revealed that it expects smartphone sales in Russia to triple this year. This was announced on the same day that China’s largest online direct sales company, JD.com, chose ZTE as one of its first partners to sell smartphones on its new e-commerce platform for Russia.

“We’re proud to be chosen by JD.com as one of the first smartphone brands to support its e-commerce platform in Russia, a key market for ZTE,” said Jacky Zhang, CEO of Asia Pacific & Commonwealth of Independent States, ZTE Mobile Device. “We are committed to developing our brand and delivering innovative user experiences for our rapidly growing base of smartphone customers in Russia. To up our game, we have increased our marketing investment in Russia by ... Read more »

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PARIS - Tuesday, June 16th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The CARTES SECURE CONNEXIONS trade show has taken place in Paris every year for the last 30 years. Today, it is recognized as the leading international event in the secure payment, identification and mobility sector.

In 2015, CARTES SECURE CONNEXIONS will change its name to TRUSTECH to reflect significant evolution in the sector and in the event itself, which focuses on trust and security technologies and solutions.

KEEPING PACE WITH CHANGES IN THE EVENT'S CONTENT AND NEW TRENDS IN THE SECTOR

CARTES SECURE CONNEXIONS was established 30 years ago to promote the brand new smart card technology. Since then, it has witnessed and supported the emergence of many new technologies, and the discovery of new uses for these technologies. For 30 years, industry experts from all over the world have been converging on Paris to explore the latest trends in digital interaction and transaction technol ... Read more »

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NEW YORK and PARIS. - Tuesday, June 16th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

 (BUSINESS WIRE)

WHAT: Join Business Wire as we speak with Agence France-Presse’s (AFP): David Williams, deputy editor-in-chief; Amina Ben Cheikh, marketing manager of web and mobile; and Francois Bohn, international sales coordinator, to spotlight AFP's organizational structure, coverage criteria and tips on building relationships and working effectively with AFP.

Agence France-Presse, one of the world's largest and prestigious news agencies, has a network of 200 bureaus generating approximately 5,000 stories per day. Despite its reputation, size, reach and influence, many communications professionals, particularly in North America, are unfamiliar with the scope of AFP's geographic footprint, and their role in shaping the global news agenda.

Business Wire, a proud partner of AFP, is pleased to provide AFP with a platform to explain its products and services and how PR ... Read more »

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Provides identification of potential patient safety issues and actionable insight into clinical trial site performance

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C - Tuesday, June 16th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Quintiles, the world’s largest biopharmaceutical services company, today announced the addition of advanced statistical monitoring and predictive analytics capabilities to its risk-based monitoring (RBM) solution. Predictive and Advanced Analytics combine Quintiles’ experience as the RBM leader with its deep therapeutic and strong statistical sciences heritage to enable study teams to identify the right signals and predict clinical trial site performance and potential patient safety issues.

Predictive and Advanced Analytics are the first such model-based capabilities fully integrated into an RBM solution on the market today. Underpinned by the award-winning Quintiles Infosario® technology platform and Quintiles’ deep data resources, th ... Read more »

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