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INGELHEIM, Germany & INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - Thursday, September 17th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

    Jardiance® achieved superiority for the primary CV endpoint and a significant reduction in CV death in people with T2D at high risk of CV events
    The results of the EMPA-REG OUTCOME® trial were published in NEJM and also presented at the 51st European Association for the Study of Diabetes Annual Meeting today

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Boehringer Ingelheim and Eli Lilly and Company’s (NYSE: LLY) Jardiance® (empagliflozin) significantly reduced the risk of the combined endpoint of cardiovascular (CV) death, non-fatal heart attack or non-fatal stroke by 14 percent when added to standard of care, in patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D) at high risk of CV events. There was a 38 percent reduction in CV death, with no significant difference in the risk of non-fatal heart attack or non-fatal stroke.

In addition, treatment with ... Read more »

Views: 49 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 09.20.2015

COLOMBES, France - Friday, September 18th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Oberthur Technologies (OT), a world leader in digital security solutions for the mobility space today hosted the Prime Minister of the Republic of Korea, Mr. Hwang Kyo-ahn, at its Headquarters and strengthened its longstanding partnership with the country with the signature of two significant commercial and R&D agreements.

OT has built strong bilateral relationships with the Republic of Korea over a number of years. OT has been providing its technologies to financial institutions since 2006 and has provided its embedded Secure Elements (eSE) to Samsung Mobile since the Galaxy S4. OT is also Samsung’s first partner in Europe for deploying NFC services, in particular Mobile Payment with Samsung Pay. Furthermore, OT opened an R&D center in Seoul in July 2015 dedicated to security technologies for Smartphones and Mobile devices. This visit, organized at the start of the Year of t ... Read more »

Views: 74 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 09.20.2015

Leading AED Manufacturers Unite to Offer Broad Range of Lifesaving Public Access Defibrillation Products

REDMOND, Wash - Thursday, September 17th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Physio-Control has reached an agreement with HeartSine Technologies to acquire the Northern Ireland-based automated external defibrillator (AED) manufacturer, the companies announced today. The two privately held companies recently completed due diligence. Financial details of the transaction are not being released. The combination creates one of the world's largest AED solutions providers.

“With Physio-Control and HeartSine now united in our lifesaving missions, we will be able to offer a tremendous range of AED solutions to our global customers and partners,” said Physio-Control CEO Brian Webster. “Sudden cardiac arrest is one of the biggest health care problems in the world and AEDs are a critical part of the solution. The global market for these devices ... Read more »

Views: 83 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 09.20.2015 | Comments (0)

 GSMA Rebrands Prestigious Industry Awards as the “Glomo Awards”, Expands Programme with Addition of New Awards

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

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA today announced that the Global Mobile Awards 2016 are now open for entry. The awards, which have been rebranded as the Glomo Awards, highlight the greatest achievements and innovations across the mobile industry and include more than 40 awards over eight categories. Entries for the 2016 awards will be accepted through Friday, 27 November 2015, with the winners announced in February 2016 at the GSMA Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

“Beyond rebranding the Glomo Awards, we are planning many other exciting developments for the 2016 edition of the programme,” said Michael O’Hara, Chief Marketing Officer, GSMA. “Now in their 21st year, the awards will again showcase the most significant innovations in the mobile industry, from the b ... Read more »

Views: 94 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 09.20.2015

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Monday, September 14th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Abu Dhabi Police (ADP), through its specialized departments, distributed awareness leaflets regarding the prevention and safety guidelines and tips for pilgrims traveling to the Holy Land to perform the religious duty of Hajj.  Alongside distributing the leaflets, ADP and its respective departments wished every traveler a blessed Hajj pilgrimage and a safe return to the homeland.

On Sunday, the Directorate General of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in Abu Dhabi took part in the farewell ceremony at the Abu Dhabi International Airport for the official UAE Hajj Mission delegation ahead of their departure to perform the blessed pilgrimage rituals in the Holy Land. The delegation was headed by Dr. Mohammed Matar El Ka’bi, Chairman of the General Authority of Islamic Affairs and Endowments.

During the ceremony, the Media and the Public Relations Section distributed awarenes ... Read more »

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

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Murex, the leading provider of cross-asset trading, risk management and processing solutions, is pleased to announce that it has been voted Overall Number One Technology Vendor in Asia Risk Magazine’s Technology Rankings 2015.

This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20150917005953/en/

For the past 10 years, the survey has reflected the adequacy of vendors’ offerings to the requirements of Asian derivatives trading and risk management users, 2015 marking the third year in a row that Murex is acknowledged as the Technology vendor of choice.

With a new hit record of 15 N°1 positions, Murex’s MX.3 platform dominates the Technology Rankings by far, coming first in each of the three main sections: Trading Systems front to back office, Derivatives Pricing & Risk Analytics, and Risk Management, ... Read more »

Views: 81 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 09.20.2015

KoolSpan’s solutions including TrustCall and TrustText enhance enterprises’ mobile security by adding secure voice and messaging features to Samsung Galaxy smartphones and tablets

BETHESDA, Md - Thursday, September 17th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- KoolSpan, Inc., a leading provider of interoperable secure voice and messaging solutions for mobile devices, today announced that Samsung Electronics America, Inc. has selected KoolSpan to further enhance enterprise mobility for business customers in the U.S.

Beginning today Samsung Business Services, part of Samsung Electronics America, Inc., will offer KoolSpan secure voice and messaging solutions as part of a bundled mobility and IT product and service offering to Samsung’s mobile enterprise customers. KoolSpan’s secure calling and mobile messaging technologies can empower secure BYOD programs by elevating secure mobile communication for employee’s mobile devices, especially ... Read more »

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COLOMBES, France - Wednesday, September 16th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Oberthur Technologies (OT), a world leader in digital security solutions for the mobility space today announces its selection by the Nepalese government to provide 2.5 million machine-readable passports (MRP) and 50 enrolment stations (Live Enrolment Center – LEC) across 10 different locations around the world as well as in the Department of Passports in Katmandu. Nepal decided to extend its long-term partnership with OT following OT’s performance over the last 5 years, supplying 4.5 million MRP.

OT has been supporting the Nepalese government for secure and reliable identity solutions since 2010. It will provide the next 2.5M passports thanks to an end-to-end solution producing and personalizing secure machine-readable passports in a dedicated center in Katmandu.

The Nepalese government will be able to further accelerate the delivery of secure machine-readable passpo ... Read more »

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Unified effort to increase the reach and impact of alcohol responsibility initiatives led by brewers in communities around the world.

AMSTERDAM & BRUSSELS & COPENHAGEN, Denmark - Thursday, September 17th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- On September 18 and beyond, three of the world’s largest brewers – Anheuser-Busch InBev, Carlsberg and HEINEKEN, as well as local brewers and beer associations – are joining forces to lead Global Beer Responsibility Day (GBRD), a worldwide effort to promote the responsible consumption of beer.

In its first year as a global, collaborative effort, brewers, along with many other local partners, will focus on reducing the harmful use of alcohol and promoting responsible enjoyment of beer in communities around the world. Global Beer Responsibility Day is just one part of brewers’ year-round commitment – both locally and globally – to promote responsible consumption of their products.< ... Read more »

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LONDON - Wednesday, September 16th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- IBC2015 was widely agreed to be the most successful yet. Conference delegates from more than 250 top level speakers in a sharply improved environment; exhibition visitors had more than 1,800 vendors to choose from; and everyone enjoyed innovations from a hackfest to a drone zone.

The total number of visitors, 55,128, to IBC2015 exceeded the record-breaking attendance in 2014. The event found ever more ways to engage with the community, ensuring that everyone who attended joined the debate about the future of electronic media.

At the centre of that debate was the future of media in an age of disruption. Speaking in the opening conference session, David Butorac of Middle Eastern broadcaster OSN asserted, “We have to adapt, we have to recognise that the consumer is now in charge, but the future is bright for broadcasters.” Fran Unsworth, the Director of BBC World Service, added, ... Read more »

Views: 88 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 09.20.2015

HAYWARD, Calif - Thursday, September 17th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ProZyme, Inc., manufacturer of bioreagents for glycobiology, and BiOptic Inc. of Taiwan, manufacturer of instruments for DNA analysis by capillary gel electrophoresis (CGE), today announce an agreement to collaborate on the development and commercialization of an integrated system (Gly-Q™) for high-throughput, user-friendly glycoanalysis. The Gly-Q collaboration will extend ProZyme’s portfolio of glycobiology products, and will leverage BiOptic’s line of rugged and accurate CGE instruments.

Under the terms of the OEM/ODM licensing agreement, ProZyme will utilize BiOptic’s automated CGE platform with patented fluorescence detection and replaceable gel-cartridge design for rapid separation and detection of labeled glycans. At the front end of the Gly-Q system, enzymatically-released and fluorescently-labeled glycans will be prepared using ProZyme chemistry prior to gl ... Read more »

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- Holy Eden Church to open a culture and art auditorium of a 5,800-seat capacity, to apply for listing in the Guinness Book of World Records

SEOUL, South Korea - Thursday, September 17th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)--The world’s largest indoor culture and art auditorium will soon be open in Korea.

The auditorium named ‘Korea Culture Center’ is being built and is scheduled to open in the Holy Eden Church’s (President: Young-soo Lee) premises, an hour’s drive from Seoul. It is as high as an 18-story building, and has a 5,800-seat capacity in the gross floor space of about 70,000 m2.

Comparing with ‘National Center for the Performing Arts’ in Beijing China, which has been known as the world-largest so far (149,520 m2, 5,473 seats), the ‘Culture Center’ is smaller in the gross floor area, but has 327 more seats. Considering the annexes, the ‘Culture Center’ (280,000 m2) is twice as la ... Read more »

Views: 75 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 09.20.2015

BETHPAGE, N.Y. - Thursday, September 17th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Following the announcement today of the acquisition of Cablevision Systems Corporation (NYSE:CVC) by Altice, Cablevision Chief Executive Officer James L. Dolan issued the following statement on behalf of the Dolan family:

“Since Charles Dolan founded Cablevision in 1973, the Dolan family has been honored to help shepherd our customers and employees through the most extraordinary communications revolution in modern history.

Now, nearly half a century later, the time is right for new ownership of Cablevision and its considerable assets. We believe that Patrick Drahi and Altice will be truly worthy successors, and we look forward to doing all we can to affect this transition for our customers and employees. We expect that Cablevision will be in excellent hands.

For the Dolan family, we move forward with AMC Networks and The Madison Square Garden Company – two and, ... Read more »

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NEW YORK - Thursday, September 17th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Cell Signaling Technology, Inc. (CST), a worldwide provider of antibodies, announced today the release of a first to market, IHC-approved, human-specific, VISTA rabbit monoclonal antibody (mAb), for use in biomedical research. This announcement was made at the CRI-CIMT-EATI-AACR Inaugural International Cancer Immunotherapy Conference: Translating Science into Survival, September 16-19, 2015 in New York, NY.

VISTA (V-Domain Ig Suppressor of T Cell Activation, C10orf54, GI24, SISP1) is a negative checkpoint control protein that regulates T cell activation and immune response. Its role in negative checkpoint control has made it an important target in the field of tumor immunology; a field that seeks to develop better therapeutic options by dismantling the mechanisms tumors use to generate and thrive in their own immunosuppressive microenvironments.

VISTA (D1L2G™) XP® Rabbit mAb #6 ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Monday, September 14th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Lt. General Saif Abdullah Al Sha’far, Undersecretary at the Ministry of Interior, met with HE Kwon Hae-ryong, Ambassador of the Republic of South Korea to the UAE, during a meeting held at the Ministry’s headquarters.  

During the meeting, both parties discussed a number of topics of mutual concern alongside the ways to strengthen bilateral cooperation and coordination between the UAE and the Republic of South Korea in various security fields. The parties additionally discussed the ways to exchange expertise in training fields.  

The meeting was attended by Colonel Thani Butti Al Shamesi, Head of the Training Department at Abu Dhabi Police and Lt. Colonel Ahmed Saeed Al Mazroui, Head of the International Cooperation Department at the Ministry of Interior.

For more information about:

The Ministry of Interior, please click HERE

Abu Dhabi Pol ... Read more »

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Third MoI Smart Applications Award for University Students Launched

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

The Ministry of Interior launched the third edition of the Ministry of Interior’s Smartphone Applications Award 2015-2016 for university students. The launch event took place on Monday during a forum held at Fairmont Hotel in Abu Dhabi. The award reflects the keenness of the Ministry to open new horizons for creativity and to provide an environment that encourages innovation.

In his address at the opening ceremony to launch the new edition of the Award, Major General Dr. Nasser Lakhrebani Al Nuaimi, Secretary General of the Office of HH Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior stressed that the higher leadership seeks to develop smart services and provide them in an easy and simplified manner to customers through their smart phones, thus allowing all segments of society to avail these services. Major Gener ... Read more »

Views: 107 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 09.20.2015