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BERLIN - Friday, September 4th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ReSound is pleased to announce today that it has returned to IFA, the world’s largest international consumer electronics show, in Berlin, Germany, to showcase the company’s expanding portfolio of award-winning, innovative Smart Hearing technologies.

This year’s activities from ReSound include interactive demonstrations of the world’s first full family of Made for iPhone hearing aids, the ReSound LiNX2™. In addition to addressing hearing loss, ReSound’s portfolio of Smart Hearing solutions allow wearers to stream sounds directly from their iPhone®, iPad®, or iPod touch® to their hearing aids, and directly from their television using the ReSound Unite™ TV Streamer 2. The ReSound Smart™ app offers revolutionary personalization of the hearing aids, empowering people to take control of their hearing experience.

Even before the show opened ... Read more »

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BERLIN - Thursday, September 3rd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Huawei Consumer Business Group (BG) today announced a partnership with the world’s most famous fashion photographer, Mario Testino, to mark the launch of the Huawei watch. The advertising campaign features American supermodel Karlie Kloss and one of the world’s top male models, Sean O’Pry. This is the first time that Huawei has worked with the iconic fashion photographer and supermodels to convey its vision of fashion and technology embracing.

The watch, with its classic design, inspired by Swiss timepieces, will go on sale in Canada, Germany, France, Spain and Italy this month priced between €399.00 and €699.00 depending on the design features chosen. The Huawei watch will also be available for pre-order in the US from today (2nd September). It will go on sale in the UK, Japan and UAE in October and information on further regions will be released later this year.

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HOUSTON - Friday, September 4th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) will hold a conference call on October 16, 2015 to discuss the results for the third quarter ending September 30, 2015.

The conference call is scheduled to begin at 8:00 am (US Central time), 9:00 am (US Eastern time), 3:00 pm (Paris time). A press release regarding the Company’s results will be issued on October 15, 2015 after close of market.

To access the conference call, listeners should contact the Conference Call Operator at +1 (800) 230-1085 within North America or +1 (612) 234-9960 outside of North America approximately 10 minutes prior to the start of the call, and ask for the “Schlumberger Earnings Conference Call.”

A webcast of the conference call will be broadcast simultaneously at www.slb.com/irwebcast on a listen-only basis. Listeners should log in 15 minutes prior to the start of the call to test their browsers and regi ... Read more »

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Hotels Now Offer Once-In-A-Lifetime Packages Paired Seamlessly with True Waldorf Service

MCLEAN, Va. - Thursday, September 3rd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- From a meet and greet with one of Europe’s most respected 3-Michelin Star chefs, Heinz Beck, followed by a private dinner in Rome to a camel ride accompanied with a secluded dinner in the desert for two in Dubai, Waldorf Astoria Unforgettable Experiences highlights truly bespoke offers. Waldorf Astoria Unforgettable Experiences incorporates the most engaging and exclusive activities in each destination paired with Waldorf Astoria’s unparalleled True Waldorf Service and VIP amenities like in-room spa treatments, luxury airport transfers, and Michelin-starred meals.

“Creating memorable moments has long been inherent to Waldorf Astoria’s mission of pairing unmatched service with experiences that bring our hotels to life,” said John T.A. Vanderslice, global head, Waldorf A ... Read more »

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 ZTE continues rollout of new global flagship smartphone, confirms upcoming availability for Europe, Latin America and the Asia-Pacific

BERLIN - Friday, September 4th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ZTE, a leading global mobile device maker, today announced the launch of the international version of its new global flagship smartphone, ZTE Axon Elite, at IFA 2015. The ZTE Axon Elite is set to go on sale in markets across Europe, Latin America and the Asia-Pacific in the coming months.

“After two successful launches in the U.S. and China, we are delighted to continue the global rollout of Axon with this latest version for Europe, Latin America and the Asia-Pacific,” said Adam Zeng, CEO, ZTE Mobile Devices. “Axon is the start of big and bold things for ZTE, and we will continue to evolve our Axon flagship line to align with our global strategies.”

Axon is a new line of high-end smartphones from ZTE, competitively positio ... Read more »

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With funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, IHI partners with the Ethiopian Ministry of Health to accelerate progress toward national health care quality aims

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - Thursday, September 3rd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) today announced it has received a $9.6 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to reduce maternal and newborn mortality in Ethiopia. Over two-and-a-half years, IHI and its partners will support the Ethiopian Federal Ministry of Health (FMoH) in its pursuit of an ambitious agenda to rapidly close gaps in national health outcomes through the coordination of quality planning, quality assurance, and quality improvement (QI).

“In the last few years, Ethiopia has made remarkable gains in health care delivery,” said Nneka Mobisson-Etuk, Executive Director of Africa Operations, IHI. “We look forward to working together with the Ethiopi ... Read more »

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 Jumeirah Beach Hotel 29 - 30 November 2015

LONDON - Friday, September 4th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- In line with its commitment to bringing the most influential thought leaders and business minds to the region, IBC is pleased to announce that this year’s IBC Content Everywhere MENA event will embrace and examine those topics at the forefront of IBC2015.

Produced and tailored especially for the MENA region, and featuring an international speaker line-up, the conference will employ cutting edge technology to deliver an unparalleled interactive experience. The event features a mixture of presentations and panel sessions with top speakers from broadcast, telecoms, media and content, offering a high-end editorially led programme together with strategic networking opportunities.

Particular highlights to capture the interest and imagination will include unique insights into: The Future of OTT and Online Offerings in the Region and Beyo ... Read more »

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SES broadcasts Fashion One 4K across North America, South America and Europe, and provides playout and services

NEW YORK & LUXEMBOURG - Thursday, September 3rd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES S.A. (NYSE Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) and New York-based Fashion One Television LLC., the leading fashion, entertainment and lifestyle television network, have launched the world’s first global Ultra HD channel, Fashion One 4K. SES is delivering the free-to-air channel across North America, South America and Europe via its satellites.

Launched on 1 September, Fashion One 4K has a technical reach of 100 million households across North America via SES’s Ultra HD platform on the SES-3 satellite at 103 degrees West and 23 million households across South America on the NSS-806 satellite at 47.5 degrees West. In Europe, the channel, broadcast under the brand Fashion 4K, reaches over 116 million households via SES’s prime orbital position at19.2 degr ... Read more »

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Innovates across smartphones, wearables, tablets and PCs

BERLIN - Thursday, September 3rd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- In advance of the IFA Consumer Electronics Show in Berlin, Lenovo (HKSE: 0992) (PINK SHEETS: LNVGY) today announced its smart connected device collection for the holiday season. Spanning nearly 40 devices, it includes key innovations in smartphones, wearables, tablets and PCs to give consumers and professionals the products that fit their lives.

These devices deliver core components of Lenovo’s innovation strategy by:

    Customizing devices to users’ unique tastes and preferences
    Creating rich, personalized experiences leveraging advanced camera capabilities
    Advancing connectivity and battery life for unprecedented levels of mobility
    Expanding ways for users to interact with their devices
    Shattering e ... Read more »

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 Limited Spectrum Made Available for Mobile by Arab Spectrum Management Group Ahead of WRC-15

LONDON - Thursday, September 3rd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- John Giusti, Deputy Chief Regulatory Officer, GSMA, commented on the outcome of the final meeting of the Arab Spectrum Management Group (ASMG) in Rabat, Morocco in preparation for this November’s World Radiocommunication Conference (WRC-15):

“The GSMA welcomes the overall outcome of the ASMG meeting to identify new spectrum for mobile in a number of bands. However, we are concerned that not enough new spectrum will be available to give national regulatory authorities the flexibility they need to fully meet long-term mobile data demand.

“Mobile has already made significant progress in closing the digital divide and bringing both communications services and internet access to previously underserved populations across the Arab States, particularly given the lack of fixed ... Read more »

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BERLIN. - Thursday, September 3rd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

 (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Huawei Consumer Business Group (BG) has today officially introduced the new Huawei watch to markets in Europe at IFA. The watch, with its classic design, inspired by Swiss timepieces, will go on sale in Canada, Germany, France, Spain and Italy this month priced between €399.00 and €699.00 depending on the design features chosen. The Huawei watch will also be available for pre-order in the US from today (2nd September). It will go on sale in the UK, Japan and UAE in October and information on further regions will be released later this year.

This is the first smartwatch in the Huawei wearable family and is also the first watch on the market to truly bridge the gap between fashion and technology. The Huawei watch, powered by Android Wear™, enables you to stay connected wherever you are, with instant alerts for calls, texts, instant messages and emails. With Bluetooth connectivi ... Read more »

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BERLIN. - Thursday, September 3rd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today in Berlin, the Huawei Consumer Business Group unveiled the Huawei Mate S smartphone, the new flagship device in Huawei’s Mate series of mobile products. Its ergonomic design and innovative technology deliver a premium Android experience that surpasses industry expectations once again.

“Our goal in designing the Huawei Mate S was to develop a smartphone that offers a personalized experience, rather than a commoditized one,” said Richard Yu, CEO of Huawei Consumer BG. “The Huawei Mate S is based on insights we gathered about human interaction – most notably that touch is a natural action we take to understand and interact with our world. The Huawei Mate S redefines how we incorporate touch technology into our smartphones, taking a revolutionary approach to touch screen control and ushering in a new era for human-machine interaction.”

A new era of tou ... Read more »

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INGELHEIM, Germany - Friday, September 4th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

    Four grants will be awarded to independent research projects, focused on improving patient outcomes in thromboembolic diseases
    Grant programme reflects commitment of Boehringer Ingelheim and the ESC to advancing cardiovascular medicine
    Applications are open from today; ESC Scientific Committee to select grant winners after live presentations by finalists in December 2015

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The European Society of Cardiology (ESC) today announced the launch of the competitive medical research programme ‘ESC Grants for Medical Research Innovation’, exclusively supported by an independent grant from Boehringer Ingelheim. The programme aims to support research into areas of medical need in cardiovascular medicine. Four grants of up to €400,000 each will be awarded to researchers or clinicians following live presentations by se ... Read more »

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AGCO’s new solution for wireless task data transfer to and from select AGCO machines

DULUTH, Ga - Wednesday, September 2nd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- AGCO Corporation (NYSE: AGCO) announced today that it will launch a new solution for wireless task data transfer. Go-Task™ will be one of AGCO’s solutions for wireless transfer of task data to and from select AGCO machines and supported Farm Management Information Software (FMIS) programs.

The Go-Task mobile app will be a key product of Fuse® Technologies, AGCO’s next generation approach to precision agriculture and precision machine management. Go-Task will enable farmers to make better decisions by reducing the time and effort it takes to move and manage the task data generated and utilized by their operation.

Features and Benefits of The Go-Task app Include:

    Enables wireless task data transfer between your AGCO machine and a supported FM ... Read more »

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Industry leader to focus on strategic development in Europe

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn - Thursday, September 3rd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. (“C.H. Robinson”) (NASDAQ: CHRW), one of the world’s largest logistics companies, announced today that Jeroen Eijsink has joined the company as President of C.H. Robinson Europe, B.V. Eijsink will report to President and Chief Executive Officer John Wiehoff.

“Jeroen is a focused and proven collaborative leader who brings extensive European transportation expertise and significant leadership experience to his new role with C.H. Robinson,” said Wiehoff. “Europe is a critical part of our global growth strategy and a competitive differentiator for the company. Our business in the region is well positioned with a strong leadership team in place.”

Since 1993, C.H. Robinson has offered road transport and freight forwarding services via a dynamic n ... Read more »

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