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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Monday, July 27th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Hemaya Security Services Company celebrated the graduation of the fourth specialized security guards course on Monday morning. The course, organized by the company, witnessed the participation of 119 guards.

The graduation ceremony, held at the Police Officers Club in Abu Dhabi, was attended by Brigadier Mubarak Abdullah Dhaher Al Muhairi, Director General of Guards and Special Tasks and Chairman of Hemaya Security Services; Colonel Omar Mohamed Al Dhla’a Al Zaabi, Acting CEO of the Company; along with directors of departments and heads of sections at the Hemaya Security Services and a number of Abu Dhabi Police officers.

In his address on this occasion, Col. Al Zaabi said: “Today we are celebrating the graduation of a new batch of Hemaya Security Services’ guards; of whom have completed the program of the fourth fundamental course, and are armed with knowledge and sp ... Read more »

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A live video texting app, without audio, for iPhone and Android

SUNNYVALE, Calif. - Thursday, July 30th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) today announced Yahoo Livetext, a new app for one-to-one live video texting on iPhone and Android phones. Yahoo Livetext blends the convenience and ease of texting, with the immediacy and vividness of live video, but without the audio - so you can use it in any context.

“Every platform shift leads to new forms of communication, driven by our desire to connect and interact in richer ways,” said Adam Cahan, Senior Vice President of Video, Design, and Emerging Products. “We wanted to create a new way to communicate, blending the simplicity of texting with the emotion and immediacy of live video, to make your experience spontaneous and real.”

Yahoo Livetext is a new way to stay in touch - it’s non-intrusive, quick and real-time - yet also fleeting, just like rea ... Read more »

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States - Monday, July 27th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Cellogique Corporation is pleased to announce their newly established partnership with Vertical Progress Trading Company. Cellogique Corporation has granted Vertical Progress Trading Company exclusive distribution of Obagi Medical Products, a division of Valeant Pharmaceuticals.

The Vertical Progress team notes, “Obagi is a world-renowned brand providing an extensive range of skin care products. We are proud to include Obagi in our portfolio and eager to make the products widely available to our customers across the region.”

“Vertical Progress’s experience and expansive reach in the UAE’s market combined with our shared commitment to providing the best products available give us the confidence to say that our partnership will be nothing short of a success,” says Mr. Mazen Youssef, president and CEO of Cellogique Corporation. “We are thrille ... Read more »

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On high-rise towers and in extremely rugged areas

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Monday, July 27th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

A total of 40 personnel from the Emergency and Public Safety Department at Abu Dhabi Police have completed their rope rescue training, which consists of rope rescue procedures in high places and in areas with difficult and severely rugged terrain. The trainings were conducted in Al Ain at Jebel Hafeet and in Abu Dhabi, from the top of the 160-meter high Hyatt Capital Gate Hotel, also known as the Leaning Tower of Abu Dhabi, which consists of 33 floors.

According to Colonel Mohammed Ibrahim Al Ameri, Head of the Emergency and Public Safety Department at Abu Dhabi Police, the personnel passed the stages of training in the specialized courses for rope rescue in high places and high-rise towers. “Commensurate with the highest international standards, the trainees used the most advanced and sophisticated mechanisms for such difficult field ... Read more »

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LUXEMBOURG - Friday, July 31st 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES Platform Services, a wholly-owned subsidiary of SES S.A. (NYSE Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG), announced today that StarTimes, the fastest-growing digital TV operator in Africa, will distribute TV channels for their direct-to-home (DTH) subscribers across Sub-Saharan Africa via SES Platform Services’ broadcast facility in Germany.

Under the new multi-year agreement, SES Platform Services will be providing signal turnaround, video processing, and uplinking services for StarTimes’ SD and HD channels. StarTimes has more than 5 million DTT and DTH subscribers across 16 countries in Africa and currently provides English-language TV content to viewers across the region via the SES-5 satellite located at 5 degrees East.

“We want TV audiences in Africa to perceive StarTimes as a reliable DTH platform operator broadcasting engaging content at competitive rates to its subscribers. We are ... Read more »

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Chipper 2X is the latest merchant mobile card acceptance solution from BBPOS, already an innovation leader with its family of successful Chipper mPOS products. Chipper 2X is the only chip card reader that combines magstripe, EMV and NFC compatibility, along with the ability to accept Apple Pay, MasterCard PayPass and VISA payWave, in one reliable, secure and compact device. Q3 2015 debut places Chipper 2X alone atop the marketplace.

HONG KONG - Friday, July 31st 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- BBPOS, the global mobile point-of-sale (mPOS) innovation and solutions leader, will debut its new Chipper 2X device in the third quarter of 2015, the only mobile card payment acceptance solution that integrates magstripe, EMV and NFC contactless compatibility into a single compact audio jack-based design. Just weeks away from launch, Chipper 2X merchants and organizations will enjoy broad compatibility and enhanced functionality that similar products on the market lack and ... Read more »

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