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SYDNEY - Tuesday, August 18th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) - Pacific Life Re (Australia) Pty Limited (“Pacific Life Re Australia”) has received regulatory approval from the Australian Prudential Regulatory Authority (APRA) to commence writing life reinsurance business in Australia.

Pacific Life Re Australia is part of Pacific Life Re, the reinsurance division of the Pacific Life group. Pacific Life Re has existing offices in Europe, Asia and North America. The ultimate parent is Pacific Mutual Holding Company, a US-based mutual life insurance company founded in 1868 with over US$137bn in Company Assets.

“This is a significant milestone as we look to bring additional reinsurance capacity to the Australian life market”, says Andrew Gill, Managing Director of Pacific Life Re Australia. “The Australian market has undergone a fair amount of disruption in the life insurance space over the last few years so we see this as a unique ... Read more »

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- S-19311 Series allows customers to use TO-252-5S, a newly developed compact package with high heat dissipation -

CHIBA, Japan - Tuesday, August 18th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Seiko Instruments Inc. (SII) announced the release of the S-19311 Series automotive high input 36V LDO regulator with reset function, adopting a newly developed compact package TO-252-5S with high heat dissipation. The S-19311 can be connected directly to batteries, and the reset function allows for a reset signal to be sent when the LDO regulator voltage drops below a designated threshold.

The new TO-252-5S can be mounted on the existing pad area and has approximately the same dissipation as the industry-standard TO-252-5 (DPAK), however, the mounting area is reduced by 35% and the height has a near 50% reduction. An even more compact HSOP-8A package capable of high heat dissipation is also available. This IC is suitable for smaller automotive ECUs and typical applications ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, August 18th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Bensimon, a brand of French heritage and an emblem of Parisian fashion, launches its iconic canvas shoe collection, Bensimon for the first time in the Middle East at Level Shoe District and House of Fraser. The lifestyle brand was launched in the seventies by Serge Bensimon in Paris.

With over thirty years of expertise in footwear, Bensimon continues to design colorful and authentic collections that intertwine affordable luxury with simplicity and comfort.

Influenced and inspired by travel, culture and literature, the brand’s collection of footwear reflects the joy of living and the spirit to openness. The sneakers that are made from 100 % natural quality fabrics and rubber are produced in Europe and dyed in a rainbow of colors and prints in France.

The Bensimon shoes evoke a casual and feminine spirit and have become everyday “friends” of celebrities such as Liv T ... Read more »

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Program Grants Adopters a Means to Certify Performance, Compatibility and Interoperability of Video and Audio Between Devices with USB-C Ports

SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Monday, August 17th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

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(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Analogix Semiconductor, Inc. and Granite River Labs (GRL) today announced the expansion of the SlimPort® Adopters Program (SAP℠) to include the USB Type-C™ connector. Available to any USB Type-C device manufacturer, the program offers SlimPort® certification including signal quality pre-test for DisplayPort, HDMI and VGA, interoperability testing to confirm the maximum display resolution with devices available in the market, and functional testing of power, data, audio and video transfer.

The benefit for mobile device manufacturers is to ensure that their devices work with the USB-C accessories available in the market. This includes the first wave of USB-C devices such as Apple USB-C Digital AV Multiport ... Read more »

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LUDWIGSBURG, Germany - Tuesday, August 18th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

    Approximately USD 1 billion added to MANN+HUMMEL’s top line
    Companies employ 20,000 worldwide
    Global presence with complementary customer relationships and competencies
    Combined 150 years of filtration know-how

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The MANN+HUMMEL Group, www.mann-hummel.com, based in Ludwigsburg, Germany, today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which MANN+HUMMEL will acquire the global filtration operations (excluding its Affinia South America (“ASA”) operations) of Affinia Group, the manufacturer of the Wix and Filtron brand of filters. The transaction is subject to customary regulatory approvals. The two businesses will continue to operate separately for the foreseeable future. Terms of the deal have not been disclosed.

Affinia’s filtration business ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Saturday, August 15th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Major General Khalifa Hareb Al Khaili, Acting Assistant Undersecretary of the Ministry of the Interior for Naturalization, Residency and Ports Affairs, awarded a number of officers working at the Naturalization, Residency and Ports Sector at the Ministry with their new ranks. The officers were promoted to the rank of “Major” by virtue of the recent ministerial resolution.

Major General Al Khaili congratulated the promoted officers and urged them to double the efforts to enhance police work. He also called on them to endeavor diligently and dedicate their efforts to enhance performance and achieve quality and development of services, with a view to maintain the Ministry of Interior's achievements in security and stability.

In conclusion, he called upon the newly promoted officers to show team spirit in their work with their colleagues to provide distinguished services in ... Read more »

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INGELHEIM, Germany - Monday, August 17th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

    OTEMTO® trials show Spiolto® Respimat® provides clinically meaningful >4 point reduction in SGRQ score compared to placebo1
    These results demonstrate that Spiolto® Respimat® can bring noticeable benefits to the daily life of COPD patients

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Boehringer Ingelheim today announced the publication of new data from the Phase IIIb OTEMTO® 1&2 trials (NCT01964352/NCT02006732), which show Spiolto® Respimat® (tiotropium/olodaterol) provides consistent, clinically meaningful improvements in quality of life versus placebo in patients with COPD*. These data are published online in the journal Respiratory Medicine.1

For COPD patients, breathlessness, among other symptoms, limits their ability to keep active and has a negative impact on their daily lives. As there is no cure for COPD, improving quality of life is a ma ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, August 16th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Grant Thornton, a leading international assurance and advisory firm and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), the leading global professional accountancy body hosted a number of key influencers in Dubai and Abu Dhabi at an event titled “The Future of Audit”, which set out to find how the audit environment is set to change to meet the evolving needs of the UAE economy.

The UAE has a diverse economy which is challenging international markets, but what does this mean for companies and their audited financial statements? What regulations and legislations are taking place globally and locally further promoting change within the industry? These are some of the questions that the audience addressed during the insightful discussion that was attended by some of the largest leading businesses in the UAE.

The roundtable found that the independence and strength of the au ... Read more »

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SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Monday, August 17th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- eASIC Corp. (@easic), a fabless semiconductor company that delivers a custom integrated circuit (IC) platform (eASIC Platform), and Tamba Networks, a leading developer of connectivity IP cores, today announced the immediate availability of a 100 Gigabit Ethernet MAC (media access controller) and PCS (physical coding sublayer) solution for high bandwidth applications, such as data center, and core and access network switching.

The combination of the eASIC Nextreme-3 silicon platform and Tamba’s flexible, ultra-low-latency Gigabit Universal Ethernet MAC/PCS cores gives designers a single integrated platform for building IEEE802.3-compliant communications equipment that supports 100G Ethernet and 40GE-KR4, including FEC (forward error correction), link training and auto negotiation.

“eASIC is pleased to partner with Tamba to address the growing demand for 100Gbps Ethernet ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Friday, August 14th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

A delegation of jurists from the Military Justice Directorate affiliated to the Armed Forces General Command visited the Punitive and Correctional Institutions Department at the Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters. The visit falls in line with the mutual visits program aimed at exchanging scientific knowledge and expertise, and reflects ADP’s commitment to reinforce cooperation with all state institutions and strategic partners.

During his meeting with the visiting delegation, Brigadier Mohammed Saif Matar Al Zaabi, Head of the Punitive and Correctional Establishments Department at Abu Dhabi Police, stressed the importance of communication with governmental institutions and entities, and the need to exchange expertise, views and visits, to get closely acquainted with the existing fundamentals and systems of work, and the appropriate mechanisms to upgrade them for the sake of public inter ... Read more »

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