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The establishment of the digital practice is another strategic step to help Dimension Data’s clients accelerate their business ambitions

JOHANNESBURG & SYDNEY - Thursday, October 8th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dimension Data, the global ICT solutions and services provider, today announced that it has established a Digital Practice aimed at helping enterprises across the globe to transform their businesses and become more digitally driven.

The new Practice brings together seven Dimension Data businesses including Oakton, the Australian-based company which Dimension Data acquired in November 2014; Britehouse, Agile-Xpedia, iFACTORY, Core People, and Data Flo, which are South African based Dimension Data companies, as well as the existing application services business of Dimension Data Middle East & Africa.

The Practice, which boasts over 2,000 employees, will work with a diverse ecosystem of partners to provide clients with the i ... Read more »

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SES and Softwire Digital Solutions introduce high speed data connectivity for computer literacy programme

LUXEMBOURG & LAGOS, Nigeria - Wednesday, October 7th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES S.A. (NYSE Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG), a world-leading satellite operator with a fleet of over 50 geostationary satellites, today announced a multi-year contract with Softwire Digital Solutions who will be utilising SES capacity to implement countrywide e-learning solutions in Nigeria.

Softwire Digital Solutions, a provider of IT and capacity building services in Nigeria, has been chosen by the Nigerian Government as one of several to implement a number of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) projects, with the aim to bridge the digital and information gap that exists in the rural areas of Nigeria and provide more e-learning facilities to the underserved areas. Softwire will be utilising capacity on SES’s NSS-10 satellite for the deployment of t ... Read more »

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Sitting on the curb, instead of choosing a safe location; impeding the movement of vehicles, and endangering his life and the life of other road users.

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, October 7th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Security Media Department extends its warmest greetings and thanks for your unrelenting cooperation. We highly value your partnership aimed at boosting security and safety system in the UAE.

In line with our ongoing effort to shed the light on the positive and negative behaviors that are captured by the Security Media patrols cameras, we will keep providing you with a reality photo and caption of the various behaviors and incidents taking place in society and photographed by our patrols; in order to promote security awareness, and improve the sense of security and community responsibility. We hope that you would kindly dedicate the appropriate space to these photos and captions.

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Sitting on the curb, i ... Read more »

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 Global movement provides data, tools and initiatives to support informed decision-making for sustainable development

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, October 6th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The second Eye on Earth Summit opened in Abu Dhabi today, with leaders of the Eye on Earth partner organisations highlighting the critical role the movement is playing in promoting dialogue and driving international action to develop solutions to overcome the challenges associated with availability of and access to data to inform decision-making for sustainable development.

Representing the Environment Agency - Abu Dhabi (EAD), Abu Dhabi Global Environmental Data Initiative (AGEDI), the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), and new partners Group on Earth Observations (GEO), the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and World Resources Institute (WRI), these global thought leaders stressed the urgency of the need to foster a culture of collabo ... Read more »

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Indosat, Tele2 and Telefónica | Vivo Become Latest Operators to Release Commercial Solutions; 75 Per Cent of Global M2M Connections Serviced by GSMA Embedded SIM Specification

LONDON - Wednesday, October 7th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA today announced that Indosat, Tele2 and Telef√≥nica | Vivo are the latest mobile operators to launch commercial solutions based on the GSMA Embedded SIM Specification for the remote over-the-air provisioning of machine-to-machine (M2M) devices such as smart meters or connected cars. The Embedded SIM Specification is now backed by 23 mobile operators, including members of the Global M2M Association (GMA) and the M2M World Alliance, and 11 operators worldwide have launched commercial solutions.¹ The adoption of a single, common and interoperable specification will reduce fragmentation and help the industry to take advantage of the fast-growing Internet of Things market, estimated to be worth US$1.1 trillion by 2020& ... Read more »

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And continues its tour on a number of police departments

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Monday, October 5th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The US police delegation, headed by Major General Horace Frank, Deputy Commander of Special Operations and Anti-terrorism bureau at Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD), , reviewed the training skills of staff members at the Directorate General of Security Support, and a number of police departments. The delegation is on a week-long visit to the UAE, as a part of the expertise exchange program with international police bodies

The delegation attended part of the extensive training exercises carried out by the security support staff members, in swimming, and shooting; and reviewed the equipment and the special devices in the security support field patrols according to the latest international standards. The delegation members watched a documentary film about the Directorate General of Security Support, and were briefed about the oper ... Read more »

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DANVERS, Mass. - Tuesday, October 6th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Cell Signaling Technology, Inc. (CST), a worldwide provider of high quality antibodies, announced today that their best-in-class recombinant rabbit monoclonal antibodies, developed with their proprietary XMT® and NG-XMTTM discovery technologies can now be manufactured according to GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices) requirements.

“As the fields of translational research and personalized medicine grow, our customers have increasing needs for antibody-based in vitro diagnostic (IVD) assays, which require exceptionally well-characterized, GMP-grade antibodies,” said Roberto Polakiewicz, Chief Scientific Officer at CST. “They can now use a single antibody clone with the specificity and sensitivity from a proven, trusted source from their research benches through to clinical applications, enabling continuity in their translational assay development efforts.”

CST&r ... Read more »

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Optune is the first FDA-approved therapy in more than a decade to demonstrate statistically significant extension of survival in newly diagnosed glioblastoma patients

ST. HELIER, Jersey - Wednesday, October 7th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The EF-14 trial achieved statistically significant extension of both progression-free survival and overall survival in newly diagnosed glioblastoma with a 50% increase in the number of patients alive two-years after starting treatment when treated with TTFields in combination with temozolomide as compared to temozolomide alone

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Novocure (NASDAQ: NVCR) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Optune in combination with temozolomide for the treatment of adult patients with newly diagnosed glioblastoma (GBM). Optune is a portable, non-invasive device that delivers low-intensity, intermediate frequency, alternating electric fields – referred to as Tumor Treating Fields (TTFields ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, October 4th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

A team formed by the Ministry of Interior started field stage of the public opinion poll aimed at organizing the domestic workers recruitment sector in the UAE, in order to develop and improve the services provided to citizens and residents’ families.

The work teams will visit homes and public venues across the UAE to collect opinions and suggestions related to developing and improving the sector; as well as overcoming the challenges and elaborating the appropriate solutions. It also aims to protect the rights of all parties (employers, workers, and recruitment agencies) according to the laws applicable in the UAE.

The Ministry of Interior urged the public to cooperate with the field team in order to ensure the success of the field survey, which would benefit the whole society.

For more information about:

The Ministry of Interior, please click HERE

Abu Dhabi ... Read more »

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