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Smart Services Pack to Support Traffic Officers

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, December 15th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Traffic and Patrols Directorate at the Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters (GHQ) has launched a new set of smart services for the use of its staff members. This would allow them to issue traffic violations via smart phones and perform their duties more accurately and effectively.

Brigadier Engineer Hussein Ahmed Al Harithi, Director General of Central Operations at Abu Dhabi Police, revealed that a new suite of smart services has been introduced via mobile phones for the benefit of the Traffic and Patrols Directorate’s staff members. “These services would allow officers to issue traffic violation tickets in the presence of the offenders or in absentia; digitally or based on a still photos. They also include special features such as running background checks about drivers and inquiring about the vehicles simply by loggin ... Read more »

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HOLTZHEIM, France - Tuesday, December 15th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

    Cooltech Applications presented the first magnetocaloric medical fridge with its partner Kirsch a leading german manufacturer, at MEDICA 2015 in Dusseldorf (Germany)
    Cooltech Applications demonstrated the performance of innovative technology for gas-free and energy efficient cooling

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Cooltech Applications, the world’s leading magnetic refrigeration development company, presented, at MEDICA (Dusseldorf, November 16-19), at its partner’s booth (Kirsch), a pre-series medical fridge refrigerated by a Magnetic Refrigeration System.

Thanks to the Magnetic Refrigeration System (M.R.S) developed by Cooltech Applications, refrigerated equipment will be able to run without compressor, thus eliminating the need of refrigerant gas which are significant contributor to the Global Warming, as well as significantly reducing energy consumption ... Read more »

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Sunwave Communications, a specialist in Digital DAS technology has recently concluded negotiations with Canada’s Star Solutions to co-develop a Thin-RAN appliance, to complement its CrossFire platform.

MUNICH - Tuesday, December 15th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The buzz in the DAS and Small Cell community in recent months has been about Cloud-RAN (C-RAN), but there is an equally strong case for a compact software defined Thin-RAN approach to DAS deployment strategies, where LTE radios of any 3GPP band, FDD or TDD, are dynamically assigned to meet end-user capacity needs.

With sustained resistance to evolve from Remote Radio Head topologies to a multi-operator, multi-technology DAS Remote Unit topology, the adoption of CPRI connections between Baseband Units and Digital DAS head-ends is a long term objective for most cellular operators.

The partnership between Sunwave and Star Solutions will realise a capacity-centric DAS with plug-and-p ... Read more »

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

The Higher Committee for Child Protection at the Ministry of Interior recently praised the announcement of His Highness Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, who stated that Sharjah has become the world’s first baby friendly city; known now as Sharjah Baby-Friendly Emirate.   

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 Higher Committee for Child Protection at the Ministry of Interior, described this measure as a civilized step that promotes care for children and family according to advanced and developed standards.

He also praised the distinguished initiatives stemming from the announcement. He also asserted that the Sharjah Baby-Friendly Emirate further supports the efforts of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in establi ... Read more »

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 First A321neo models to enter service in Virgin America’s fleet in 2017

NORWALK, Conn. - Tuesday, December 15th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS), the commercial aircraft leasing and financing arm of GE, today announced it signed an agreement with Virgin America, Inc., to lease 10 new Airbus A321neo aircraft powered by CFM’s LEAP-1A engines to expand the carrier’s fleet.

The first aircraft is scheduled for delivery in Q1 2017 and the remainder will deliver in 2017 and 2018. All 10 aircraft are part of GECAS’ existing orderbook with Airbus.

“We have been a partner with Virgin America since their founding and we’re thrilled they turned to GECAS to help them expand their fleet with new, more efficient aircraft under lease,” said Norman C.T. Liu, GECAS president and CEO.

“As Virgin America continues to grow its network, there’s no question the Airbu ... Read more »

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PARIS & INGELHEIM, Germany - Wednesday, December 16th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

    Sanofi Would Become a Global Leader in Consumer Healthcare
    Boehringer Ingelheim Would Become Second largest Animal Health Company

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Sanofi and Boehringer Ingelheim today announced that the companies have entered into exclusive negotiations to swap businesses. The proposed transaction would consist of an exchange of Sanofi animal health business (“Merial”) with an enterprise value of €11.4 bn and Boehringer Ingelheim consumer healthcare (CHC) business with an enterprise value of €6.7 bn. Boehringer Ingelheim CHC business in China would be excluded from the transaction. The transaction would also include a gross cash payment from Boehringer Ingelheim to Sanofi of €4.7 bn.

The transaction would allow Sanofi to become the number one ranked player in CHC with expected pro forma sales of approximately &e ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, December 15th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Directorate General of Strategy and Performance Development at the Ministry of Interior won the men’s bowling championship, while the Department of Community Police won the women’s bowling championship.

The Security Information Department placed second and Al Ain Police Directorate placed third in the men’s bowling championship, while the Personnel Affairs Department placed second and the Operations Department placed third in the women’s bowling championship.

88 female and male adherents from Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters’ departments participated in the championship that was organized by the Directorate General of Strategy and Performance Development within the framework of its sports program for the upcoming year. The championship was held at the Abu Dhabi Police Officers’ Club.

For more information about:

The Ministry of I ... Read more »

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New partnership will focus on providing Internet access to thousands of users via solar-powered kiosks anytime, anywhere

LUXEMBOURG & BERLIN - Tuesday, December 15th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES Techcom Services, a wholly-owned subsidiary of world-leading satellite operator SES, and SOLARKIOSK AG, the energy and business gateway provider to underserved communities worldwide, today announced that they have entered into a two-year partnership to deliver high-quality connectivity to communities worldwide.

Under the agreement, SOLARKIOSK will use satellite connectivity to provide Internet access to underserved areas, initially in Africa. This will be done via SOLARKIOSK’s E-HUBB structures - designed by the Berlin-based architecture firm Graft - which use solar technology to provide electricity to all systems, including the satellite dish, to enable a wide range of connectivity services to the local community.

The partnership between ... Read more »

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NEW YORK - Tuesday, December 15th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Oliver Wyman, the international management consulting firm, is pleased to announce that Ted Moynihan will assume the role of Managing Partner of its Financial Services practice effective January 1, 2016. Based in London, Moynihan will join the Oliver Wyman Executive Committee and will report directly to Oliver Wyman President and Chief Executive Officer Scott McDonald.

Moynihan joined the firm with a background in mathematics and control engineering. Over nearly two decades at Oliver Wyman, Moynihan has served the world’s leading investment banks on strategy and execution, reporting directly to their executive committees. Since the financial crisis, Moynihan has also focused on regulatory reform and restructuring, particularly in assisting banks to reposition their strategy and operations. He has also advised several policy makers, and industry and regulatory bodies.

In 2010, Moyniha ... Read more »

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Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE to Accelerate Technology Breakthroughs for Rapid and Unmanned Ocean Exploration

SAN FRANCISCO - Monday, December 14th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- At a keynote address today during the American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting in San Francisco, Dr. Peter H. Diamandis, chairman and CEO of XPRIZE, announced the launch of the $7M Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE, a three-year global competition challenging teams to advance ocean technologies for rapid and unmanned ocean exploration. As part of the total $7M prize purse, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is offering a $1M bonus prize to teams that demonstrate their technology can “sniff out” a specified object in the ocean through biological and chemical signals. David Schewitz, Shell vice president of geophysics for the Americas, and Richard Spinrad, chief scientist at NOAA, joined Diamandis on stage to launch the new competition.

“Our oce ... Read more »

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While marking the International Human Rights day and the International Day of Persons with Disabilities

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, December 15th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Under the patronage of Lt. General H.H Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, the Ministry of Interior hosted a ceremony to celebrate the International Human Rights day and the International Day of Persons with Disabilities. The ceremony, organized by the Human Rights Department, the General Secretariat of the Office of H.H Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, was held in the Decision-making Support Center at the Police Departments Complex in Abu Dhabi, with the participation of all of the police general headquarters at the countrywide level.

In his speech at the ceremony, Lt. General Saif Abdullah Al Sha’far, Undersecretary at the Ministry of Interior, said: “Protecting humans and preserving their rights represent the ... Read more »

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