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 German broadcaster expands internationally by delivering two channels using ASTRA 4A, ASTRA 5B and SES-5

LUXEMBOURG - Wednesday, August 5th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES S.A. (NYSE Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) announced today that German broadcaster Deutsche Welle has signed a new long-term capacity agreement on three SES satellites to broadcast two channels in Eastern Europe and Africa.

Deutsche Welle will be broadcasting its German-language TV channel DW via the ASTRA 4A satellite, allowing more than six million direct-to-home households in Eastern Europe and 40 million cable and IPTV households in Europe to receive the channel directly and indirectly.

Deutsche Welle will also broadcast its new English-language channel across Eastern Europe and Africa via the ASTRA 4B and SES-5 satellites. The 24-hour news and information channel, which broadcasts events from Germany and around the world, was already launched on 22 June via ASTRA 19.2 de ... Read more »

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MUSCAT, Oman - Tuesday, August 4th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Mandilicious, the world's first fast food chain to serve the slow-cooked ‘Cuisine of Arabia’ in a food court setting, has announced that it will be expanding its market to include the Sultanate of Oman.  Teamed with a local investment group, Mandilicious plans to launch their first outlet in Oman at the Avenues Mall in Muscat.  The new outlet is expected to be launched before the end of August this year.

“We are pleased to announce that Mandilicious is now opening its doors in yet another strong market in the region – a region that is both influential and knowledgeable of our cuisine,” said Fayez Al Nusari, CEO and Founder of Mandilicious. “Following our marked success in the UAE and Saudi Arabia, it’s clear that now more than ever, people are enjoying our traditional slow-cooked Arabian cuisine in a quick-serve fashion. Our customers have enthusiastically en ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Monday, August 3rd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Ministry of Interior’s council, hosted by UAE national Mohammed bin Bakhit El Ketbi in Al Ain, discussed the “Role of National Service and its Impact on Personal Development”.  The council is part of a series of awareness councils organized by the Law Respect Culture Bureau, in cooperation with the Security Media Department at the General Secretariat of the Office of H.H Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior.

The host of the council, Mohammed Bakhit Al Ketbi, stressed that national service is one of the most important topics that is addressed by the councils. “National service nurtures the concept of positive patriotism amongst future generations. It represents an honorable way to reflect the importance of embodying the values of loyalty and giving back to the homeland,” he said.

The council, moderated by media figure Rashid Mohammed Al Nuai ... Read more »

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MOU covers collaboration on Pre5G and 5G research to deliver next-generation network performance to Malaysian users

SHENZHEN, China - Tuesday, August 4th 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, today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with U Mobile Sdn Bhd on the development of Pre5G mobile broadband technologies, deepening the two companies’ partnership on next-generation network innovations.

The partnership will help U Mobile deliver substantial network performance upgrades using ZTE’s proprietary Pre5G technologies including Massive MIMO (multiple input multiple output). The MOU, signed in Shenzhen by Too Tian Jen, Chief Technology Officer of U Mobile, and Steven Ge, Managing Director of ZTE Malaysia, also covers collaboration between the two companies on research and development ... Read more »

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 New “Data Fast Track” function enhances end-users independence from IT, without compromising enterprise data governance

CHIASSO, Switzerland - Wednesday, August 5th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- BOARD International, the leading global provider of software for unified Business Intelligence, Analytics and Performance Management, today announced the release of “Data Fast Track,” a new BOARD function for automatic data discovery, modeling, mash-up and uploading.

The BOARD Data Fast Track will minimize business users’ “time to insight,” through self-service data preparation. With the new functionality, users will be able to create compelling visual analyses and analytical applications from raw data, without the help of IT, in a matter of seconds.

Data Fast Track will allow users to connect to a dataset and automatically build a BOARD data model that reflects similarities and relationships among all dat ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Friday, July 31st 2015 [ME NewsWire]

In cooperation with the Abu Dhabi Civil Defense General Directorate represented by the Al Qubesat Civil Defense Station, the Directorate General of Punitive and Correctional Establishments at the Ministry of Interior, carried out a successful mock drill to evacuate staff of its main building and extinguish a “fire” that broke out on the second floor.  

Teams from the Directorate General of Punitive and Correctional Establishments, the Directorate General of Central Operations at the Ministry and Al Qubesat Civil Defense Station took part in the drill. Several other entities also participated in the drill, including the Traffic and Patrols Directorate; the Department of Emergency at Public Safety at Abu Dhabi Police; and the Security Media Department at the General Secretariat of the Office of HH Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior.

As per the scenario, the Opera ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, August 4th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Lt. General H.H Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, examined the two distinguished awards obtained by the Abu Dhabi Police for the second consecutive time, notably the Best Government Authority Award won by Abu Dhabi Police's CityGuard smart phone application for its distinguished performance in responding to customers' cases. The award was dedicated to Abu Dhabi Police GHQ for its special participation in Abu Dhabi E-Government Initiative. The second award acknowledges the Abu Dhabi Police GHQ as one of the top three government departments for its distinguished performance and its participation in the Abu Dhabi Government Contact Center System.

Major General Dr. Nasser Lakhrebani Al Nuaimi, Secretary General of the Office of HH Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior said: “This achievement comes as a response to His Highness' ... Read more »

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PHOENIX. - Tuesday, August 4th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SkyTouch Technology today announced the appointment of Jonah Paransky as the new chief executive officer of SkyTouch Technology, provider of the most widely used cloud-based hotel operating system. With over 20 years of experience in B2B software general management, product management and marketing, Paransky has an impressive track record at both global Fortune 500 and startup companies, bringing new products to market and generating growth opportunities.

“This is an exciting time for SkyTouch and I’m honored to help strengthen our position as a leader in hotel property management solutions,” said Jonah Paransky, chief executive officer, SkyTouch Technology. “We’re committed to putting a stake in the ground as technology innovators, and I’m dedicated to driving SkyTouch’s strategic vision to help expand our flagship customer accounts and take the portfolio to ... Read more »

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Groundbreaking Innovation Optimizes Workflow and Elevates 3D Content Creation Experiences

FRIEDRICHSDORF, Germany. - Tuesday, August 4th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)--MAXON today announced Cinema 4D Release 17 (R17), a milestone release of its cornerstone 3D animation, graphics, VFX, visualization, and rendering software. Cinema 4D R17 delivers new, expanded and completely reworked features for exceptional performance allowing creatives to more easily and efficiently manage and create outstanding content. Central to Cinema 4D R17 is the new Take System that provides complete and flexible scene handling to manage render layers and animation variations. Also included are new Lens Distortion tools for improved motion tracking, and completely reworked Spline Tools for a more efficient workflow for manipulating points, lines, tangents, arcs and more.

“MAXON is committed to enriching user experience and productivity,” says Harald Egel, managing pa ... Read more »

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