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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Saturday, October 24th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Participants at the Ministry of Interior’s council, hosted by Al Muta’red Saif Al Afari at his residence in Al Ain under the theme “Services of the civil defense, emergency and safety sectors”, called to raise the awareness of the public regarding the services of the civil defense sector. They also called for enhancing awareness regarding the proper ways to handle and prevent fires, and to promote prevention and safety of citizens and residents of the UAE.

The council is aprt of the series of awareness councils organized by the Law Respect Culture Bureau, in cooperation with the Security Media Department at the General Directorate of Security Support at the General Secretariat of the Office of H.H Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior. The council was moderated by the media personality Rashid Mohamed Al Nuaimi, Director of Al Khaleej Newspaper Office in Al Ain ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Friday, October 23rd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The team of the Security Support Department at the Security Support Directorate General at the General Secretariat of the Office of His Highness Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Interior successfully concluded the intensive training course, which was held at the International Police Training Center in the City of Vicenza at the invitation of the Italian police (Carabinieri). The visit is part of the international expertise exchange program.

Towards the end of the course, Brigadier General Paolo Nardone, Director of the International Police Training Center distributed certificates of appreciation and excellence to members of the Security Support Department delegation; praising their high efficiency, excellence and commitment; and their high mental capacities that were highly acclaimed and appreciated by everyone.

Moreover, Brigadier Nardone praised the capacities, physical capabilities ... Read more »

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 More than 60 percent of participants in the initial free trial have now signed up for the service

LUXEMBOURG & LONDON - Tuesday, October 27th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES S.A. (NYSE Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG), one of the world’s leading satellite operators, today announced that the suitability of satellite broadband for connecting the UK’s final five percent of people has been confirmed – after Satellite Internet, a leading Internet Service Provider, revealed new figures that showed a UK Government-funded pilot programme testing the technology has demonstrated positive results.

Superfast Satellite for Communities (SS4C) is based on SES Techcom Services’ Astra Connect for Communities solution, which uses a Satellite Distribution Node (SDN) feeding a fixed wireless access network to provide homes with superfast broadband. Any premises outside the wireless network range are fitted with a Direct-to-Home (DTH) dish on the ... Read more »

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Innovative Digital Platform Will Enable Western Union to Facilitate Money Transfers for Third Party Networks

SAN FRANCISCO - Monday, October 26th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU), a leader in global payment solutions, today launched WU® ConnectSM, an innovative technology platform that integrates with leading consumer messaging and social media platforms to give users a unique way to quickly and conveniently transfer money worldwide.

The WU Connect platform embeds Western Union’s robust global money transfer capability into third-party digital platforms to provide users with new ways to quickly and conveniently send money to friends and family. Consumers will be able to fund the money transfer utilizing a debit card, credit card or bank account and easily direct the funds to a Western Union retail agent location around the world, and to a mobile wallet or bank account where available.

In many ways, th ... Read more »

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 ZTE expands roster of basketball sponsorships to five teams as it continues to grow its presence and build loyal fans in local markets

CHICAGO - Wednesday, October 28th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ZTE USA, the fourth largest smartphone supplier in the U.S. and second largest in the no-contract market*, announced today that it has become the Official Smartphone of the Chicago Bulls. Building upon the successful sponsorships of other franchise basketball teams including the New York Knicks, Houston Rockets and Golden State Warriors, ZTE will expand its localized approach to build its presence in the U.S. from the consumer up by connecting with fans.

“Many consumer surveys are just that: surveys. The best feedback is not a one-way street, it’s a conversation,” said Lixin Cheng, chairman and CEO of ZTE USA. “To facilitate conversations, we will go straight to the source and improve our products and services from the ground u ... Read more »

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Orders for optical networks and 4G LTE solutions drive 16.5% growth in 9-month revenue to RMB 68.52 billion

SHENZHEN, China - Tuesday, October 27th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ZTE Corporation (0763.HK / 000063.SZ), a major international provider of telecommunications, enterprise and consumer technology solutions for the Mobile Internet, announced that net profit rose by more than 42% in the first nine months, driven by increased sales of optical network products and 4G LTE solutions to carriers.

Net profit attributable to shareholders of the listed company jumped to RMB 2.6 billion (US$409 million) in the first nine months, according to financial results released by ZTE today. Revenue increased by 16.5% to RMB 68.5 billion. Basic earnings per share climbed to RMB 0.63.

Revenue in ZTE’s Carriers’ Networks division rose by more than 22% in the first nine months as the company increased sales of 4G LTE infrastructure systems, optical ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, October 22nd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Community Police Department at the Abu Dhabi Police took part in the Search and Rescue Exhibition 2015, which was held on the sidelines of the INSARAG Global Meeting on Search and Rescue organized by the Ministry of Interior at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) from October 18 to October 21.

Major Yusuf Fara, Deputy Director of the Community Police Department noted that the Community Police provided a community awareness pavilion at the exhibition held by the Directorate General of Civil Defense. “This initiative falls in line with the general strategy of the Abu Dhabi Police, aimed at introducing the public to Community Police and its duties. It also highlights its community-based partnerships with partners in residential neighborhoods, which significantly contribute to promote the sense of security and safety amongst citizens and residents alike,” he said.

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Global Program Will Help Conserve Important Cultural Works of Art in Seven Countries

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Tuesday, October 27th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Bank of America announced today the latest round of projects in its ongoing global Art Conservation Project, which will help to restore and preserve culturally significant works of art around the world. In 2015, funding will be provided for 13 projects in seven countries.

The full list of 2015 grant recipients includes:

    “Enclosed Field with Ploughman and Houses at Auvers” by Vincent Van Gogh at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston.
    Two portraits by Henrietta de Beaulieu Dering Johnston at the Gibbes Museum of Art in Charleston, South Carolina.
    Two floral still-lifes by Harriet Beecher Stowe, as well as portraits of her husband and father, at the Harriet Beecher Stowe Center in Hartford, Connecticut.
 &nbs ... Read more »

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TAIPEI, Taiwan. - Tuesday, October 27th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Exhibitor registration for COMPUTEX TAIPEI is now open. The 2016 show, co-organized by the Taipei External Trade Development Council and the Taipei Computer Association, will be held from May 31st to June 4th.

The position of the 2016 show will be the establishing Internet Computer Ecosystem Partners. The show’s theme and area zoning will focus on the Internet of Things, business solutions, and innovative startups.
            

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New Exhibit
                

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The Internet of Things
                

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     &nb ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, October 22nd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Traffic and Patrols Directorate at Abu Dhabi Police offered awareness guidance about traffic and road safety instructions to families and children during the recreational day organized by ADCO Company. This falls in line with the community outreach initiatives undertaken by the Directorate and its keenness to communicate with different society segments as well as with public and private institutions, with the aim of enhancing traffic culture in society.

Captain Aisha Mohammed Al Zaabi, Traffic Awareness Officer at the Public Relations Section of the Traffic and Patrols Directorate, said: “As a part of the awareness programs at Ferrari World, children were encouraged to respect and observe traffic rules and regulations. They were told that streets are not a safe place to play, and educated on the need to cross the road at the designated pedestrian crossings, in order to avoid traffic ... Read more »

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America’s First Fashion Brand Now The First Global eCommerce-only Designer Brand, Under Creative Director Chris Benz

NEW YORK. - Tuesday, October 27th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Established in 1970, Bill Blass led the way for American designer brands. Today, the brand is poised to re-enter the market with a thoroughly modern strategy, catering exclusively to eCommerce customers worldwide. The launch collection, designed under Creative Director Chris Benz, includes women’s ready-to-wear, handbags, accessories and shoes, shipping to over 65 countries beginning November 2nd.

The pure-play eCommerce strategy was born from a desire to service consumers in the most responsive and contemporary way. “We are advancing the brand in a way that is digital for today and tomorrow while honoring the brand’s philosophical origin and illustrious past,” says Bill Blass President & COO, Stuart Goldblatt.

Breathing new life int ... Read more »

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