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LONDON - Thursday, September 17th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The highly-prized IBC Awards were presented in a glittering ceremony on Sunday 13 September. Digital access, connectivity and the future of media were very much to the fore.

The IBC2015 International Honour for Excellence, IBC’s highest accolade, went to microprocessor company ARM for the technology embedded in virtually every smartphone and tablet. ARM processing can be found in many other areas of the media chain, from cameras to wireless base stations.

ARM’s CEO, Simon Segars, could not be present at the ceremony but sent a video message. “We’re looking forward to an exciting future, a future where content is created and consumed in many different ways, be it in the home, on mobile devices or in the cinema,” he said. “For our part, we’re working on the underlying technology that is going to make that a reality, and we are looking forward to seei ... Read more »

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- For the First Time an Asian Cosmetics Company being Recognized -

TOKYO - Tuesday, September 15th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Shiseido's activity in Bangladesh to improve social status and lifestyle of rural women by skincare products was recognized as "Business Call to Action*1 (hereinafter, "BCtA")" led by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). This is the first time for an Asian cosmetic company to be recognized.

In this activity, for rural Bangladesh women with relatively low income, Shiseido has been introducing skincare products ("Les DIVAS"*2), which were developed specially for the local people, as well as educating them the usage. Meanwhile, Shiseido also provides support for improving their social status and lifestyle with educational activities, including workshops regarding health, hygiene, and nutrition. This program was highly evaluated as a business model which can realize both corporate soc ... Read more »

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Merchandise and Promotion pricing extend Kalibrate pricing mastery from forecourt pump to in-store shelf

MANCHESTER, United Kingdom - Tuesday, September 15th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Kalibrate, the experts in global fuel and convenience retail, announced today the addition of Merchandise and Promotion pricing to the Kalibrate Pricing Cloud. This fulfills the company’s mission to offer end-to-end price performance management to fuel and convenience retailers worldwide, a commitment made possible through an exclusive global reseller partnership with Clear Demand, innovator of leading OmniChannel retail solutions.

The new Kalibrate branded merchandise offering makes Kalibrate the only business decision platform that enables total site visibility and control of the entire fuel and convenience retail business from forecourt to in-store. This strategic differentiation strengthens the company’s position as the industry leader in providing pri ... Read more »

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Afrimax Group, a fast emerging mobile network operator, has secured $120m of growth funding from a consortium of investors led by Mitsui & Co., Ltd. to accelerate the rollout of its leading edge LTE led business model across multiple African markets.

TOKYO & LONDON & JOHANNESBURG. - Tuesday, September 15th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- This latest successful investment round in Afrimax Group is led by Mitsui & Co., Ltd., one of the world’s most diversified and comprehensive trading, investment and service enterprises headquartered in Tokyo, together with a number of private investors spearheaded by Torreal, one of the largest private investment firms in Spain, in addition to existing shareholders Four G Capital, the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, and the IFC African, Latin American and Caribbean Fund, an investment fund managed by the IFC Asset Management Company.

This sizeable equity in ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, September 13th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Following the conclusion of the 2015 Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition (ADIHEX) on Saturday, the ADIHEX Security Committee estimated that a total number of 2,154 weapons were sold to citizens throughout the duration of the exhibition – a value worth Dh30,675,659.

These remarks were stated by Colonel Hamid Said Al Afrit, Head of the Weapons and Explosives Department at the Directorate General of the Security and Ports Affairs at Abu Dhabi Police, and Chairman of the 2015 ADIHEX Security Committee. He stressed that the value of the weapons sold reflects the turnout at the exhibition and “is indicative of its success, which could not have been possible without the cooperation and coordination from the Abu Dhabi Authority for Culture and Heritage (ADACH), Abu Dhabi Customs, and other security authorities.”

“The facilities and services provid ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Saturday, September 12th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The General Directorate of Civil Defense in Abu Dhabi, in cooperation with Saaed Company for Traffic Systems, has launched the first phase of the project titled “Tafteesh” ("Inspection"), developed in line with the government’s directives to improve excellence in  services delivery across the country. This approach would ensure satisfaction of customers and beneficiaries, and contribute to achieving the highest standards of safety requirements across all of the country’s facilities.

Brigadier Eng. Hussein Ahmed Al Harithi, Director General of Central Operations at Abu Dhabi Police, and Chairman of "Saaed "company, said that the project is aligned with the ministry's strategy to provide an integrated and innovative system, which includes all of the distinguished regulatory tools and services needed to provide inspection services. It is als ... Read more »

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Company Announces Former Cisco Systems President as CEO, Emily White as Advisor and Board Observer, Expansion of Headquarters in Downtown Los Angeles, Plans for Test Track Completion by 2017

LOS ANGELES - Wednesday, September 16th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Hyperloop Technologies Inc. announced today that Rob Lloyd will join the company as CEO. Lloyd is a 20-year networking technology veteran who was most recently President of Cisco Systems. In addition to assuming the top post as CEO, Lloyd is an investor in the company and will join the board of directors. Hyperloop is a transportation system in which a full-length tube is built between destinations, with a controlled environment inside the tube allowing people or cargo to travel at extremely fast speeds.

Also joining Hyperloop Technologies Inc. as an advisor and board observer is Emily White, who was most recently COO at Snapchat after spending many years at Facebook and Google. Lloyd and White j ... Read more »

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 Visits the Courageous Injured Soldiers

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, September 13th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Yesterday, Saturday, Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior visited the mourning tent for martyr Lieutenant Saeed Rashid Al Neyadi in the Mazyad area of Al Ain. His Highness expressed his sincerest condolences to the family and relatives of the martyr; praying to God Almighty to have mercy on the martyr’s soul, to grant him eternal peace in heaven among the saints and martyrs, and to provide his family with comfort and solace.

His Highness also checked on the health conditions of the injured Armed Forces soldiers at the Mafraq and Zayed Military hospitals in Abu Dhabi. The soldiers were a part of the Saudi-led Arab coalition in ‘Operation Restoring Hope’, which supports the legitimate government in Yemen. HH Sheikh Saif lauded the determination of the Emirati citizens ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Monday, September 14th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Police Sports Association at the Ministry of Interior and Etihad Airways signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters (GHQ) in order to sponsor and support sports activities, events, and competitions organized by the Police Sports Association for the sports season 2015/2016.  

The MoU was signed by Colonel Mohammed Hamid bin Dalmouj Al Dhaheri, Chairman of the Police Sports Association, and by Hareb Mubarak Al-Muhairi, Vice-president of Commercial Affairs at Etihad Airways on behalf of Etihad Airways.

Colonel Al Dhaheri confirmed that the MoU reflects the support and patronage of Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, for the police sports activities; whose aim is to raise the athletic and intellectual levels for young athletes, to develop their talents, and to upgrade the level of ... Read more »

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Company recognized for innovation and excellence in business, and driving economic growth

LAS VEGAS - Tuesday, September 15th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rimini Street, Inc., the leading independent provider of enterprise software support services for SAP SE’s (NYSE:SAP) Business Suite and BusinessObjects software and Oracle Corporation’s (NYSE:ORCL) Siebel, PeopleSoft, JD Edwards, E-Business Suite, Oracle Database, Oracle Middleware, Hyperion and Oracle Retail software, today announced that it has been named a 2015 Business Excellence Award honoree by the Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce (LVMCC). The LVMCC awards honor local businesses and nonprofits for innovating in the marketplace, enhancing the community and providing exemplary customer service. The Company also announced that it has been honored with a Certificate of Recognition from the Governor of the State of Nevada.

Rimini Street Recognized as Business Innovator

Rimin ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Friday, September 11th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

During a meeting that was recently held at the Abu Dhabi General headquarters, the Ministry of Interior discussed a strategic plan to further develop the civil defense sector. The meeting was chaired by Major General Dr. Nasser Lakhrebani Al Nuaimi, Secretary General of the Office of HH Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior  and Chairman of the Federal Civil Defense Sector Development Council.

The council reviewed the periodic report of the civil defense sector, in addition to a number of topics on the agenda.

The chairman of the council called for exerting further efforts within the Government’s vision for the UAE to become one of the safest and most secure countries in the world; by focusing on improving the civil defense sector, to ensure the safety of lives and property by making use of advanced smart systems.

The meeting was attended by Major General J ... Read more »

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Rimini Street Wins Stevie® Awards for Customer Service and IT Support in 2015 International Business AwardsSM

LAS VEGAS - Tuesday, September 15th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rimini Street, Inc., the leading independent provider of enterprise software support services for SAP SE’s (NYSE:SAP) Business Suite and BusinessObjects software and Oracle Corporation’s (NYSE:ORCL) Siebel, PeopleSoft, JD Edwards, E-Business Suite, Oracle Database, Oracle Middleware, Hyperion and Oracle Retail software, today announced that it has won two Stevie Awards in the customer service and IT support categories in The 12th Annual International Business Awards. This marks the fourth year in a row that Rimini Street has been recognized as a Stevie Award winner for its dedication to providing outstanding client services to its Oracle and SAP clients around the globe.

This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswi ... Read more »

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LONDON - Tuesday, September 15th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Egon Zehnder, a global leader in executive search and leadership advisory services, today released the 26th edition of its leadership magazine, THE FOCUS. The annual issue explores leadership through the lens of identity – reflecting the growing awareness that – far beyond skill sets and past performance – character and personality are key for great leadership.

“Identity is not set in stone. It is forever fluid, imbued with the ability to adapt and attain personal growth, keeping pace with changing environments and inherent challenges,” says Damien O’Brien, Egon Zehnder’s Chairman and Publisher of THE FOCUS. “It is increasingly clear that what matters most in leadership is the human element,” he adds. “The ability to engage, inspire, and persuade others is central to effecting positive change.”

The issue features articles and ... Read more »

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