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OSAKA, Japan - Friday, August 21st 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic Corporation today announced that it has developed the industry’s first*1 “electromagnetic noise suppression and heat diffusion integrated sheets”, which are suited for thermal and electromagnetic noise (EMC) reduction for thin mobile terminals, on-board equipment, and industrial equipment. The sheets have electromagnetic noise suppression properties as well as the highest level*2 of heat diffusion properties in the industry, and are thin and flexible so that they can be used in a very limited space. Full-scale sample delivery is planned to commence in September 2017, and order placement is offered from September 2018. *1 As of August 18, 2015 (based on our internal research) *2 As of August 18, 2015, as a thermal diffusion sheet (based on our internal research)

Semiconductors and batteries within mobile terminals and on-board equipment are potential sources of heat or ... Read more »

Views: 95 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 08.23.2015

PARIS. - Thursday, August 20th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Organised as part of CARTES SECURE CONNEXIONS, the SESAMES Awards are given to the 10 best technological innovations in the smart card, digital security, identification, secure transactions and contactless technologies sectors.

For this 20th edition, participants from 15 countries have presented their projects to the keen and critical scrutiny of a panel of international experts.

The SESAMES Awards: Banking & Payment Application category well represented

An undisputed hallmark of excellence, the SESAMES Awards, which celebrate their 20th anniversary in 2015, will once again pay tribute to projects that reflect the dynamism of innovation in the trust-based technologies industries.

The 2015 edition has attracted a host of entrants and introduced two new categories: Best Joint Initiative, awarded to projects carried out in partnership between several companies with common eco ... Read more »

Views: 66 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 08.23.2015

INGELHEIM, Germany & INDIANAPOLIS, US - Thursday, August 20th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Boehringer Ingelheim and Eli Lilly and Company today announced positive top-line results from EMPA-REG OUTCOME®. This is a long-term clinical trial investigating cardiovascular (CV) outcomes for Jardiance® (empagliflozin) in more than 7,000 adults with type 2 diabetes (T2D) at high risk for CV events. EMPA-REG OUTCOME® met its primary endpoint and demonstrated superiority of Jardiance®, when added to standard of care, in CV risk reduction. The primary endpoint was defined as time to first occurrence of either CV death, or non-fatal myocardial infarction or non-fatal stroke.

Jardiance® is the only glucose-lowering agent to have demonstrated CV risk reduction in a dedicated cardiovascular outcomes trial.

“The cardiovascular risk reduction Jardiance® demonstrated in the EMPA-REG OUTCOME® trial is exciting and we look forward to ... Read more »

Views: 75 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 08.23.2015

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Monday, August 17th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Two separate fires erupted in Al Ain industrial facilities on Monday, and were swiftly controlled and extinguished by the Abu Dhabi Civil Defense and Rapid Intervention teams. There are no reported injuries from either incident.

According to Lt. Colonel Mohammed Abdul Jalil Al Ansari, Director General of Abu Dhabi Civil Defense, the Operations Room received the first report regarding a fire in a carpentry workshop, warehouse, and shops at 2:59 am. The Operations Room received the second report at 10:30 am about a fire in an auto repair garage and supermarket. He also noted that 11 Civil Defense and Rapid Intervention stations responded to both fires and prevented the fires from escalating and spreading to nearby shops. Investigations to determine the cause of the fires are still under way.

Lt. Colonel Al Ansari urges commercial and industrial business owners to adhere to the prevention a ... Read more »

Views: 61 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 08.23.2015 | Comments (0)

Backed by Mobile Operators, OEMs and IoT Companies, ‘Mobile IoT Initiative’ Will Help Accelerate LPWA Market with Commercial Solutions Expected in 2016

LONDON. - Thursday, August 20th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA has today announced that it has established the ‘Mobile IoT Initiative’, a new project backed by 26 of the world’s leading mobile operators, OEMs, chipset, module and infrastructure companies, designed to address the use of Low Power Wide Area (LPWA) solutions in licensed spectrum. The new group will work to accelerate the commercial availability of mobile IoT technology by facilitating demonstrations, proofs of concept and trials of a selection of complementary LPWA licensed spectrum technologies. It will also provide analysis and feedback to assist 3GPP in standardising the technologies. It is expected that initial specifications for LPWA solutions will be completed by the end of 2015, with a first implementat ... Read more »

Views: 65 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 08.23.2015 | Comments (0)

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Monday, August 17th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Clubs Department of the Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters has concluded the activities of the ‘Friends of the Police’ summer program. A total of 347 sons and daughters of Abu Dhabi Police personnel participated in the program; with 225 students from Abu Dhabi and 122 from Al Ain. The program activities included recreational visits, cruises, a number of police department tours, and archery practice.

Colonel Aref Saif Al Shamesi, Head of the Clubs Department, highlighted that the experience with the Abu Dhabi Police was an overall success and a positive way to keep children occupied during their leisure time throughout the summer vacation. “The activities of the ‘Friends of the Police’ program, which are held at the end of each academic semester, are educational, cultural, and recreational. These activities additionally foster a sense of responsibility, and en ... Read more »

Views: 66 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 08.23.2015

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. & OSAKA, Japan. - Friday, August 21st 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE: 4502) today announced that the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has accepted the Marketing Authorization Application (MAA) for ixazomib, an investigational oral proteasome inhibitor for the treatment of patients with relapsed and/or refractory multiple myeloma. On July 23, ixazomib was granted accelerated assessment by the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the EMA, a designation reserved for those medicines deemed to be of major public health interest and, in particular, therapeutic innovation.

“The ixazomib applications in Europe and the United States are the first of several that we anticipate submitting by the end of this fiscal year,” said Melody Brown, Vice President of Regulatory Affairs, Takeda. “By filing in many regions in rapid succession, we hope to bring ixazomib to as many peopl ... Read more »

Views: 107 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 08.23.2015

RICHMOND, Va - Wednesday, August 19th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Afton Chemical Corporation has received approval from the NewMarket Corporation board to begin construction of the new second phase of its chemical additive manufacturing facility on Jurong Island, Singapore. The construction of the first phase (previously announced in July, 2012) is scheduled to be completed by year end 2015. The second phase, which includes the construction of additional component production units will more than double Afton’s investment in Jurong Island for a total of approximately S$400 million. This new phase is scheduled to be completed in 2017.

“Our Asia Pacific customers have unique sets of challenges that require unique solutions. This investment will allow us to fulfill our vision of making customized solutions for the region in the region,” said Rob Shama, President, Afton Chemical. “This additional capacity in combination with our new R& ... Read more »

Views: 84 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 08.23.2015 | Comments (0)

New leadership and investment strengthens capabilities to meet the growing demand for SAP and Oracle independent maintenance across the region

LAS VEGAS & SAO PAULO - Wednesday, August 19th 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 announced that Edenize Maron has been appointed general manager, Latin America. In this newly created role, Maron will lead the continued growth and development of this fast-growing region, and will oversee all sales and delivery of Rimini Street support services in Latin America.

With over 19 years in the IT industry, Maron has proven experience in leading enterprise software sales, service and development operations. She has ... Read more »

Views: 51 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 08.23.2015