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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, November 18th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Abu Dhabi Police GHQ recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding on cooperation with Boston Police in the United States in order to strengthen the exchange of information, expertise and training in the field of policing.

A delegation headed by Major General Mohammed bin Al Awadhi Al Menhali, Assistant Undersecretary of Resources and Support Services at the Ministry of Interior, recently visited the Boston Police in the US and reviewed the latest practical police practices. A number of policing issues of mutual interest, especially in the areas of training were also discussed.

The MoU was signed at the Boston police headquarters in the United States of America by Major General Al Menhali on behalf of the Abu Dhabi Police and by Kevin Buckley, superintendent and Head of   Commissioners in Boston Police on behalf of the US Boston Police.

Major General Al Menhali ... Read more »

Views: 97 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 11.22.2015

CHIASSO, Switzerland - Friday, November 20th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- BOARD International, the leading global provider of software for unified BI, Analytics and CPM, today announced that the US restaurant chain Del Taco has selected BOARD to improve decision management through the calculation and reporting of Key Performance Indicators.

Del Taco is a major US operator and franchisor of restaurants serving both Mexican and American classic dishes. The company and its franchisees operate close to 550 restaurants in 16 states, serving more than three million guests each week.

“We chose the BOARD platform to provide Del Taco with a single source of data for calculating and reporting Key Performance Indicators,” said David A. Snyder, Vice President, Information Technology for Del Taco. “We also judged the BOARD platform as the best-in-class solution available to enable financial consolidation and filings with minimal IT staffing. Our ... Read more »

Views: 94 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 11.22.2015

PARIS - Friday, November 20th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Organized in the heart of CARTES SECURE CONNEXIONS, the 20th ceremony of the SESAMES Awards rewards every year the best innovations in the fields of secure payment solutions, identification and mobility. During this event, 11 winners have been awarded.

In 2015, the awards ceremony took place the first day of CARTES SECURE CONNEXIONS, on 17th November at 6.00 p.m in the Jean Thèves Amphitheatre. In front of prestigious guests and the 33 finalists, 11 winners were rewarded for their innovations in favor of the digital security industry, payment and identification.

The SESAMES Awards rewarding innovation

As an undisputed hallmark of excellence, the SESAMES Awards are recognized globally, from all industry players. It is offering to its winners a unique exposure and an unequalled credibility.

Exceptionally this year, a GOLDEN SESAMES award has been given for the 20th anniversary of ... Read more »

Views: 80 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 11.22.2015

COLOMBES, France - Thursday, November 19th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Oberthur Technologies (OT), a leading global provider of embedded security software products, services and solutions today announced the appointment of Timothy Feely as Group General Counsel, in charge of all Legal activities.

Timothy joined OT in 2007 as General Counsel for the Americas Region, responsible for all legal aspects of the Company’s operations in the United States, Canada and Latin America. Prior this, Timothy worked at Carmen Group Incorporated in the United States where he was General Counsel. He was previously Senior Associate at CARR, MORRIS & GRAEFF, a mid-sized law firm with primary practice concentration in general corporate, securities, mergers and acquisitions and venture capital.

Timothy is a graduate from the Catholic University, Columbus School of Law in Washington D.C, in the United States.

“I am delighted to announce the appointme ... Read more »

Views: 91 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 11.22.2015

 A nationwide survey of over 20,000 people looked at the regular intake of calcium-fortified milk containing Bifidobacterium longum BB536 and health status

TOKYO - Thursday, November 19th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Morinaga Milk Industry Co., Ltd. (TOKYO:2264), Japanese leading dairy product company, today unveiled the results of a nationwide survey jointly conducted with Tokyo Healthcare University in Japan on the health status of over 20,000 middle-aged to elderly men and women for the purpose of investigating the relationship between regular consumption of calcium-fortified milk containing Bifidobacterium longum BB536 and health status.

The results reveal that subjects regularly consuming the probiotic milk were less likely to experience fractures and several diseases, and showed improvement in forgetfulness, quality of life in daily living, which supports the benefits of B. longum BB536 for anti-aging.

“The results obtained fr ... Read more »

Views: 74 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 11.22.2015 | Comments (0)

NEW YORK - Friday, November 20th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL) today announced the following executive appointments, effective January 1, 2016:

    John Demsey will expand his responsibilities and become Executive Group President, The Estée Lauder Companies. Mr. Demsey will add Clinique and the Men’s Skincare Group to his portfolio while continuing to oversee Aramis and Designer Fragrances, Prescriptives, M•A•C Cosmetics (“M•A•C”), Bobbi Brown, Jo Malone London, Bumble and bumble, Tom Ford, Smashbox, RODIN olio lusso, Le Labo, Editions de Parfums Frédéric Malle and GLAMGLOW. In his role, Mr. Demsey will also lead a newly created Center of Excellence for Creative, continuing to advance capabilities, processes and talent development in this important area for the Company.
    Jane Hertzmark Hudis will become Group President, The Estée Lauder Compan ... Read more »

Views: 90 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 11.22.2015

 Cloud treasury management leader brings-on former IQNavigator and Prime Revenue executive to propel global supply chain finance offering 

SAN DIEGO - Friday, November 20th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Kyriba Corp. today announced that Eric Riddle has joined its executive leadership team as executive vice president of supply chain finance (SCF) solutions, and will be responsible for Kyriba’s supply chain finance operations globally.

Eric brings more than 25 years of experience in the supply chain and procure-to-pay application software space, representing tech start-ups to Fortune 500 companies. Eric most recently drove global business growth for IQNavigator and Prime Revenue. His leadership experience in the SaaS space with multi-billion dollar global companies provides him with a range of insights that will accelerate key relationship opportunities, and streamline progress for Kyriba.

“Kyriba has developed the leading t ... Read more »

Views: 83 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 11.22.2015

SHENZHEN, China - Friday, November 20th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- G20 Leaders Summit commenced on November 15th in Antalya, Turkey, amid intensive attention from the global community. The local authority of the hosting city has staged high-level security measures to ensure the success of this Summit, including the customized two-way radio communications solution from Hytera.

The 2015 G20 Antalya summit is the tenth annual meeting of the G20 heads of government, world leaders from the most influential economic entities including Barack Obama, David Cameron, Angela Merkel, Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping. Unfortunately, French President François Hollande cancelled his trip to Turkey due to a series of tragic incidents on the 13th in Paris. Local authority imposed a strict curfew in the southwestern Turkish city and further elevated the level of security around Regnum Carya Hotel, the venue for the Leaders Summit, as a rapid reaction to the gruesome attacks in ... Read more »

Views: 82 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 11.22.2015

Social benefit organizations in every corner of the world can now harness the profound power of technology for greater impact 

SAN FRANCISCO - Thursday, November 19th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- TechSoup announced today the launch of TechSoup.Global, the world’s first fully global technology donation platform designed to reach social benefit organizations in 236 countries and territories. Already serving more than 1 million registered users, and 90+ corporate donors, the US$5.5 billion technology philanthropy program will now provide inclusive access to donated technology for eligible social benefit organizations (SBOs) around the world.

"It's simple: we otherwise wouldn't have been able to afford software for the new machines and training center," says the director of Learn to Earn. One of thousands of organizations served by TechSoup’s partner in South Africa, Learn to Earn works to eradicate unemployment. Through ... Read more »

Views: 74 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 11.22.2015

INCHEON, Korea - Friday, November 20th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

    Samsung Bioepis’ Benepali® becomes the first-ever etanercept biosimilar to meet the European Medicines Agency’s requirements on the quality, efficacy and safety of biosimilars
    If a marketing authorization is granted by the European Commission, Benepali® will be the first etanercept biosimilar to be approved in the European Union

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Samsung Bioepis Co., Ltd. today announced that the European Medicines Agency’s (EMA) Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) has adopted a positive opinion on Benepali® – a biosimilar version of Enbrel® (etanercept), previously known as SB4 – for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, axial spondyloarthritis (ankylosing spondylitis and non-radiographic axial spondyloarthritis) and plaque psoriasis. This marks the first time the CHMP has adopted ... Read more »

Views: 73 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 11.22.2015

Intersat currently serves over 200 VSAT terminals using SES service

LUXEMBOURG & CAPE TOWN, South Africa. - Wednesday, November 18th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES S.A. (NYSE Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG), a world-leading satellite operator, and Intersat announced today they have signed a multi-year contract to expand Intersat’s internet service offerings to East Africa.

Intersat, one of the largest and most respected providers of internet solutions in Africa, is utilising the Ku-band capacity on SES’s NSS-12 satellite via the SES Djibouti teleport. The company will offer shared and dedicated internet services delivered via the latest and most advanced iDirect VSAT technology, with a capacity of up to 70Mbps. Intersat currently serves over 200 VSAT terminals using the SES service.

“Intersat is in the business of breaking down the price barrier that has held back the majority of Africans from benefiting from the internet. Not ... Read more »

Views: 73 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 11.22.2015

Five new platforms will serve South Africa, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya and Nigeria, delivering up to 1 Gbps throughput

LUXEMBOURG & CAPETOWN - Wednesday, November 18th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES S.A. (NYSE Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG), a world-leading global satellite operator, announced today at AfricaCom the launch of SES Broadband, a flexible and customised high-speed broadband service, in five African countries -- South Africa, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya and Nigeria.

The two-way communications platform offers up to 1 Gbps for both customisable data rates and fixed packages, with more than 99.5% service availability, and is supported 24/7 by a highly-responsive operations team. SES Broadband empowers regions, countries, and businesses to maximise their potential by offering high-speed broadband.

Krasimira Bozhinkova, Vice President, Data Portfolio Management at SES said, “The socio-economic impact of broadband access in empowering people ... Read more »

Views: 89 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 11.22.2015

International effort aims to demonstrate working prototype of “accelerator-on-a-chip”

PALO ALTO, Calif - Thursday, November 19th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation awarded $13.5 million to Stanford University and its international partners to take an innovative particle accelerator design dubbed the “accelerator-on-a-chip” and make it into a fully functional and scalable working prototype. This laser-driven particle accelerator could have a major impact on the physics community and on science in general by providing new particle and photon sources that are less expensive to build, address current infrastructure challenges and provide broader access to the scientific community.

This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20151119005402/en/

The international effort to demonstrate a working prototype of an accelerator is bas ... Read more »

Views: 95 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 11.22.2015 | Comments (0)

More than 50,000 Attendees, 400 Participating Companies Expected for the 2016 Event; GSMA Continues Partnership with Shanghai Digital Information Festival

HONG KONG. - Thursday, November 19th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) The GSMA today outlined the first details of the 2016 GSMA Mobile World Congress Shanghai, including confirmed exhibitors and sponsors, as well as a range of programmes and activities taking place at the annual mobile industry event. Under the theme ‘Mobile Is Me’, Mobile World Congress Shanghai will be held 29 June – 1 July 2016 at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC). The GSMA expects that more than 50,000 attendees, including professionals from across the mobile industry and adjacent sectors as well as consumers, will gather for the 2016 event.

“We’re excited to be back here for our fifth year in Shanghai, particularly building on the success of our 2015 event,” said Michael O’H ... Read more »

Views: 86 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 11.22.2015 | Comments (0)

WATERTOWN, Mass - Thursday, November 19th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Mimecast Limited today announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 7,750,000 ordinary shares at a price to the public of $10 per share. All of the shares are being offered by Mimecast. In addition, Mimecast has granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 591,000 shares from the company, and up to an additional 571,500 shares from certain selling shareholders. The shares are scheduled to begin trading on the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the ticker symbol “MIME” on November 19, 2015. The offering is expected to close on November 24, 2015.

Goldman, Sachs & Co. is acting as lead book-running manager, and Barclays Capital Inc., Jefferies LLC and RBC Capital Markets, LLC are acting as book-running managers. Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. is acting as co-manager.

A final prospectus for the offering, when available, may be obtained ... Read more »

Views: 87 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 11.22.2015

More Connectivity Options Will Be Available to CMC Networks’ Customers via NTT Com’s Global IP Network

LONDON - Thursday, November 19th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com), the global data and IP services arm of Fortune Global 500 telecom leader NTT (NYSE: NTT), announced today that it has been selected by leading global telecommunications carrier CMC Networks to provide high-quality IP transit services in Europe. CMC Networks’ customers will enjoy more connectivity options in European markets through NTT Com’s award-winning Tier-1 Global IP Network.

CMC Networks operates the largest Pan African network spanning across 50 countries, along with an extensive Middle Eastern and Western Asia network, which the company has extended into other regions via partnerships.

“We are committed to meet our customers’ demand for high-quality IP services and global access,” said Grant ... Read more »

Views: 102 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 11.22.2015

NEW YORK - Wednesday, November 18th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Steven A. Kandarian, chairman, president and CEO of MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET), issued the following statement today on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a free trade agreement among 12 nations of the Pacific Rim.

“After analyzing the text of the TPP, MetLife will support the agreement and seek congressional support for its ratification.

“As one of the largest life insurers in the world with operations in nearly 50 countries, MetLife has four key priorities in assessing any trade deal: improved market access, a level competitive playing field, ease of cross-border data flows, and regulatory transparency. The TPP makes meaningful progress on all of them.

“We are confident that ratification of the TPP will lead to faster economic growth, greater choice and lower costs for consumers in the markets where we do business, and more high-paying jobs in the U.S.

... Read more »

Views: 48 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 11.22.2015 | Comments (0)