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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, July 8th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The third Ramadan competition, ‘The Field Challenge’, held by the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in Al Ain, of the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in Abu Dhabi, has concluded. The competition, held for the third consecutive year, witnessed the participation of several teams representing the government, institutions, and departments of Al Ain.

The championship title was awarded to the United House team from the Al Ain General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs for their win against the Al Faza’ah team from the Al Ain Traffic Directorate in the final match.

The contest witnessed the participation of 16 departments, institutions, governmental entities, namely: the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in Al Ain,  the Al Ain Labor Office, the Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council (QCC), ... Read more »

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LAS VEGAS - Wednesday, July 8th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Net revenues of $27.8 million, up 36% year over year Deferred revenues of $91.4 million, up 49% year over year Billings of $32.4 million, up 55% year over year Closed single largest Oracle support contract to date at $6.5 million first year fees

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rimini Street, Inc., the leading independent provider of enterprise software support for SAP AG’s (NYSE:SAP) Business Suite and BusinessObjects software and Oracle Corporation’s (NYSE:ORCL) Siebel, PeopleSoft, JD Edwards, E-Business Suite, Oracle Database, Hyperion and Oracle Retail software, today announced its preliminary financial results for the second quarter ending June 30, 2015.

Thirty Eight Consecutive Quarters of Growth

Rimini Street’s second quarter results demonstrated continued strong growth with record net revenues, deferred revenue and bookings backlog. In addition, billings were up significantly year over year ... Read more »

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COLOMBES, France - Wednesday, July 8th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Oberthur Technologies (OT), a world leader in digital security solutions for the mobility space today announces that the new nubia Z9 and Z9 Max are equipped with PEARL by OT®, its state-of-the-art NFC embedded Secure Element (eSE) to enable more NFC applications. OT’s advanced eSE opens the door for nubia to deploy convenient payment and transport services in its new flagship smartphones.

The nubia Z9 family will benefit from PEARL by OT® eSE in various use cases, which represent a significant milestone for secure mobile payment and NFC applications in China and for every future holder of the new nubia series smartphones.

PEARL by OT® is the most advanced multi-application eSE. It is also the first of its kind to be certified by China UnionPay, Visa, MasterCard and American Express. PEARL by OT® allows easy deployment of secure contactless payment, strong authen ... Read more »

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LAS VEGAS - Wednesday, July 8th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rimini Street, Inc., the leading independent provider of enterprise software support for SAP AG’s (NYSE:SAP) Business Suite and BusinessObjects software and Oracle Corporation’s (NYSE:ORCL) Siebel, PeopleSoft, JD Edwards, E-Business Suite, Oracle Database, Hyperion and Oracle Retail software, today issued a statement on the Oracle litigation.

Statement:

Oracle’s media statement today regarding the nearly decade long competition and years of litigation between Oracle and Rimini Street appears to be driven by frustration. Despite Oracle's extensive tactics in the marketplace, more and more Oracle licensees are switching to Rimini Street's award-winning independent software support for unparalleled premium service and more than 50 percent savings in annual support fees.

Rimini Street will be able to comment further after its Preliminary Second Quarter 2015 Resu ... Read more »

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AMSTERDAM. - Wednesday, July 8th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Pershing Square Holdings, Ltd. (ticker: PSH:NA) will host its quarterly investor conference call on 10 August 2015 at 11:00 EDT (15:00 GMT). During the call, Bill Ackman and the other members of the Pershing Square investment team will address questions e-mailed by investors to ir@persq.com.

A live audio webcast of the conference call will be available to the public on PSH's website at www.pershingsquareholdings.com. The conference call will also be available by phone. Dial-in information and a link to the live audio webcast will be available at www.pershingsquareholdings.com on Friday, August 7, 2015.

Following the call, an audio replay will be available for two weeks until 24 August 2015 at midnight EDT (25 August 2015 at 4:00 GMT). To access the audio webcast, please visitwww.pershingsquareholdings.com.

About Pershing Square Holdings, Ltd.

Pershing Square Holdings, Lt ... Read more »

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The New Polaroid Cube+™ Lifestyle Action Camera Will Begin Shipping End of August

RIDGEFIELD PARK, N.J. - Wednesday, July 8th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Hot on the heels of its debut at CE Week 2015, Polaroid’s next generation lifestyle action camera, the new Wi-Fi-enabled Polaroid Cube+, is available for pre-orders at www.polaroidcube.com/cubeplus.

In 2014, the Polaroid Cube lifestyle action camera broke the mold and challenged the notion that action cameras are solely the tools of extreme sports enthusiasts. With its 35mm cube-shaped form factor, fun colors and accessories, competitive feature set and a sub $100 price-point, the Polaroid Cube opened the market to everyday consumers and families who wanted to capture their less than extreme memories.

“We knew we had to take an entirely different approach when we introduced the Polaroid Cube,” said Scott W. Hardy, President and CEO of Polaroid. “The action camer ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Monday, July 6th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Competition for the Ramadan Tournament, organized for the inmates of the Punitive and Correctional Institutions at Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters, kicked off with a sponsorship from ADCO, the Abu Dhabi Company for Onshore Petroleum Operations Ltd. The tournament includes various sporting activities and collective games such as football, basketball, and volleyball alongside individual games such as table tennis and tug-of-war, and other cultural competitions.

Major Abdul Jalil Ismail Ahmed, Reform and Rehabilitation Coordination Branch Manager at the Punitive and Correctional Institutions Department of Abu Dhabi Police, stressed that the care for the general health of the inmates is one of the highest priorities of the establishment. This comes alongside of training and rehabilitation events that provide a healthy environment through social, sporting and educational activities throughout Rama ... Read more »

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2,522 Trainees Graduate in 3 Years

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, July 5th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Training Institute at the Punitive and Correctional Establishments at the Abu Dhabi Police, an institute known for its knowledge and ability to enrich the expertise and skills of its personnel, has graduated 2,522 trainees from various general and specialized courses since its inception three years ago. Such efforts have been made within a modern security framework, amounting to outstanding performance standards; and in a bid to witness a quantum leap in the methods of treatment for inmates and in the means to provide care and services for the various segments of inmates.

Brigadier Mohammed Saif Al Zaabi, Head of the Punitive and Correctional Establishments Department at Abu Dhabi Police, noted that the institute, following its inception on 1 June 2012, created a quantum leap in the methods of treatment for inmates and in the means to provide care and ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, July 5th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Ministry of Interior’s Ramadan councils will conclude Monday following the discussion of the Ministry’s services provided within the sector of Community Protection and Crime Prevention.

The main topic of discussion will highlight the three main public services provided by the sector alongside its key activities, specialties and achievements. The most essential and prominent issues that have been successfully dealt with will be highlighted in the discussions, including the key challenges faced and the most appropriate ways in which to address them.

The door is open for the public to provide their opinion, suggestions, and recommendations to be invested by the MoI in future planning and performance development.

The Ministry of Interior’s Ramadan Councils, organized by the Law Respect Culture Bureau, in cooperation with the Security Media Department, at the Genera ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Monday, July 6th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Ministry of Interior has offered its experience in the field of DNA and in the stages of its development during a seminar held along the sidelines of the 29th meeting for a group of INTERPOL experts in DNA test monitoring. The seminar was held in the Moroccan city of Marrakech.

Lt. Colonel Expert Mariam Qassim Al Qahtani, Head of the Criminal Biology and Genetic Sequencing Section of the Abu Dhabi Police Forensic Evidence Department, presented a paper regarding the development stages of work with the DNA sciences in the UAE. She also highlighted the techniques utilized throughout the development, how to achieve international recognition, and the next generation of DNA testing devices.

“The UAE represents the Middle East in the INTERPOL team of experts in monitoring DNA tests,” said Lt. Colonel Expert Al Qahtani, as she pointed out that the experts addressed topics related to ... Read more »

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An initiative to incentivise the growth of SI and Resellers

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, July 5th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Yealink, the global leading Unified Communication (UC) terminal solutions provider launched their 5 Km virtual Marathon run through their master distributor in the region - DVCOM Technology. The first ever Yealink Marathon run in the region kicked off on 30th May 2015 and is aimed solely at the System Integrators and Resellers in the region. This innovative campaign will have the partners getting the sales of the Yealink phones to run the meters and take them to the 5 km finish line by 24th August 2015.

The IP Phones are assigned fixed meters, on sale of each device the meters are added to the partners score sheet. The three months campaign is one of the innovative training sessions designed by Yealink and DVCOM to get the partners motivated to sell more while gaining incentives.

IP Phone models part of Yealink’s campaign ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Friday, July 3rd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Ministry of Interior continued its nationwide Ramadan Councils on Thursday evening. 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; under the theme “Innovation through Dialogue”. Nine councils were held at the countrywide level and tackled the topic of the ‘Traffic and Licensing Sector’.

The main topic of discussion consisted of two key axes, which include three different sub-sections, notably, the services provided by the traffic sector and the efforts to ensure road safety; the role of traffic patrols; and the efforts to reduce traffic-related accidents. The second sub-section highlighted the licensing services; the terms and conditions for vehicle licensing; the facilities offered to customers; and the measures adopted to ensure drivers ... Read more »

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