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SHENZHEN, China - Wednesday, July 1st 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, has jointly launched an Internet of Things (IoT) platform in Africa with leading ICT provider, MTN Group. The innovative platform adopts cutting-edge technologies suited to developing markets, bringing flexible connectivity for devices in the region. ZTE and MTN have also launched a global machine to machine (M2M) SIM card, providing customers with a blanket rate for M2M activity across MTN’s African network.

It has been predicted that by 2020 there will be 50 billion connected devices around the world, facilitated by the growing use of IoT devices and M2M communication. In the Middle East and Africa (MEA), IoT and M2M technology will drive business growth in sectors such as banking, transportation, energy, and public services ... Read more »

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NEUCHÂTEL, Switzerland. - Tuesday, June 30th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) announced today that Turgut Ozal Medical Centre Liver Hospital in Malatya, Turkey, has installed Masimo’s noninvasive, continuous haemoglobin (SpHb®) technology to monitor surgical patients.

SpHb is a breakthrough measurement that noninvasively and continuously measures total haemoglobin in the blood, and offers real-time visibility to changes – or lack of changes – in haemoglobin between invasive blood sampling. Laboratory haemoglobin values are only available intermittently and are often delayed. Clinicians can estimate blood loss, but this can both overstate and understate actual blood loss.1,2

“In many cases with severe bleeding during liver transplantation, we had to do the blood transfusion on the patient without having the opportunity to send a sample or the time required to obtain the results,” said Professor Dr. Hü ... Read more »

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HOUSTON - Tuesday, June 30th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Erin Energy Corporation (“Erin Energy” or the “Company”) (NYSE MKT:ERN) announced today that it has been added as a member of the broad-market Russell 3000 Index effective after the equity markets closed on June 26 as part of the 2015 Russell indexes reconstitution.

Annual Russell indexes reconstitution captures the 4,000 largest U.S. stocks as of the end of May, ranking them by total market capitalization. Membership in the Russell 3000, which remains in place for one year, means automatic inclusion in the large-cap Russell 1000 Index or small-cap Russell 2000 Index as well as the appropriate growth and value style indexes. FTSE Russell determines membership for its Russell indexes primarily by objective, market-capitalization rankings and style attributes.

Chris Hearne, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Erin Energy commented: “We are pleased to ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Saturday, June 27th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Ministry of Interior continued its nationwide Ramadan Councils on Thursday evening, under the theme “Civil Defense and Public safety Sector”. The main topic included two different themes, notably, firefighting, national ambulance and public safety, through the mechanism adopted by the Ministry of Interior to provide high quality public safety services to the public. The second theme tackled the different challenges incurred by the ministry in the civil defense and public safety sector. It focused on the need to boost social awareness to prevent public safety incidents, protect children, raise awareness on public safety guidelines among domestic workers, and safety in the workplace.    

The councils are organized at the countrywide level by the Law Respect Culture Bureau at the General Secretariat of the Office of H.H Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior; ... Read more »

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REYKJAVIK, Iceland & MCLEAN, Va. - Tuesday, June 30th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Canopy by Hilton, Hilton Worldwide’s (NYSE:HLT) new hotel brand that redefines the lifestyle hotel category, and Icelandair Hotels have unveiled plans for Canopy’s first hotel in Iceland’s vibrant capital – Reykjavik. “Canopy Reykjavik | City Centre” is expected to be the first hotel globally to open in the brand’s portfolio, which launched in October 2014.

“Reykjavik has an incredible energy and is a fitting setting in which to introduce our first Canopy by Hilton hotel,” said Patrick Fitzgibbon, senior vice president, development, Europe & Africa, Hilton Worldwide. “Iceland has grown in stature as a destination, owing to the efforts of Icelandair, which has improved the country’s connectivity and visibility as a global destination. Visitor numbers to Iceland have more than tripled in the last 15 years1, ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Friday, June 26th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

  The Police Schools Department at Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters (GHQ) ranked first in the Ramadan pistol skeet shooting championship. The Personnel Affairs Department ranked second, and the Emergency and Public Safety Department placed third.

The event was organized by the Sports Activity Section at the Directorate General of Strategy and Performance Development, and took place at the shooting range at the Abu Dhabi Police Officers' Club. The championship was attended by Colonel Waleed Al Shamesi, Head of Police Schools Department; Colonel Mohammed Al Hosani, Deputy Head of the Social Support Centers Department at Abu Dhabi Police; and a number of officers and participants.   The championship witnessed strong competition between participants in the individuals’ category.  Lieutenant Mohammed Sultan from the Police Schools Department ranked first, followed by ... Read more »

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COLOMBES, France - Monday, June 29th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Oberthur Technologies (OT), a world leader in digital security solutions for the mobility space, scored number 1 position for innovation in the payment sector in ABI Research’s Payment & Banking Card Technologies competitive assessment. OT’s strong innovative strategy and products such as its revolutionary OT Motion Code™ – the world-first dynamic cryptogram solution – and its embedded Secure Element based mobile payment solution made the difference.

Innovation is a key focus for OT with 700 dedicated engineers and 11 R&D centers across the world. OT has recently announced the launch of the pilot of the first payment card integrating Motion Code™ with BPCE group. This innovative technology adds a new layer of security to online transactions, but with complete transparency for cardholders and retailers.

In the mobile payment sector, OT also mad ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, June 25th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Department of Community Police, represented by its branch at the Al Mussafah Comprehensive Police Station, took part in the 10th Ramadan Football Championship that was held in the sports hall in ICAD City in Al Mussafah. The Community Police Team beat the Uganda Star Team with a score of 3-0 in the Ramadan Championship, which was held in collaboration with the ICAD City Group Housing.

Captain Ali Salem Al Sai’ari, Community Police Branch Manager at the Al Mussafah Comprehensive Police Station, said that the sport championship, in its 10th consecutive year, is witnessing great response from every segment of worker that is employed in the region. The championship comes in recognition for the valuable efforts from the workers in participating in constructing the building blocks of the nation; and is held to enhance the levels of communication between the workers and the Community Police.< ... Read more »

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SOHO and SMB Networking Vendor Moves to Enable Retail Partners through Channel Enablement and Certification Schemes

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, June 25th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

TP-LINK Technologies Co Ltd, a global provider of SOHO and SMB networking products and wireless solutions, has started rolling out a comprehensive training programme targeting all its retail partners in the UAE.

According to the company which supplies a broad range of products to global users including Wireless, ADSL, Routers, Switches, IP Cameras, Powerline Adapters, Print Servers, Media Converters and Network Adapters, the training initiatives will address all technical aspects on the networking and wireless products currently being sold in the retail channels.

Lucas Jiang, Country Manager, TP-LINK Middle East, said the TP-LINK retail training programme aims to empower sales staff of retailers to better understand the currently networking products the company is devel ... Read more »

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