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In an endeavor to promote traffic awareness and safety

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, January 14th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

The Security Media Department at the Security Support Directorate General, the General Secretariat of the Office of H.H Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, represented by the Social Media Center and the TV Branch, recently launched an awareness initiative using the hashtag #Wba’den_Wayak (#Come_On) through social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google +, and YouTube. The initiative is inspired by bad behaviors and daily traffic violations repeatedly committed by individuals and drivers on various internal and external roads, in order to enhance public awareness and traffic safety.

First Lieutenant Fatima Al Shehhi, Director of the Social Media Center at the Security Media Department noted that, within the hashtag #Come_On, the Center provides 3D graphic videos filmed in a creative and artis ... Read more »

Views: 88 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 01.16.2016

Global hospitality veteran from Hilton brings innovation, brand-building and franchising experience to Fridays

CARROLLTON, Texas - Wednesday, January 13th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- TGI Fridays today appointed Robert Palleschi as its President and Chief Executive Officer, effective Feb. 8, 2016. Palleschi replaces Nick Shepherd who stepped down from the company in October 2015.

Palleschi spent 12 years at global hospitality company, Hilton Worldwide, which operates 12 world-class global brands and includes more than 4,500 managed, franchised, owned and leased hotels and timeshare properties. Palleschi currently serves as Global Head of Full Service Brands, where he oversees all franchise and brand operations for Hilton’s flagship brand, Hilton Hotels & Resorts, DoubleTree by Hilton and Curio, A Collection by Hilton. He is responsible for a portfolio of more than 1,000 hotels and resorts across 91 countries and six continents.

Durin ... Read more »

Views: 61 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 01.16.2016

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif - Thursday, January 14th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- MATRIXX Software and Vlocity, the Industry Cloud Apps company, today announced a strategic partnership and launch of Go Digital™, a cloud-based solution that helps communications and digital service providers (DSPs) deliver a differentiated customer experience and grow revenue from video and music streaming, roaming passes, lifestyle applications and more. Built for agility, the MATRIXX-Vlocity solution can be launched in less than three months.

Consumers’ service expectations are increasingly shaped by their experiences with digital companies like Amazon, FitBit and Uber, which provide consumers personalized service, adapt to their changing needs, and put them in control. Go Digital™ is based on the Salesforce platform and combines Vlocity Communications Industry Cloud apps and the MATRIXX Digital Commerce platform.

With Go Digital™ communications custo ... Read more »

Views: 89 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 01.16.2016

TORONTO - Thursday, January 14th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- JCM Capital (JCM) announced today that it has successfully reached a first closing as part of a USD $50 million private placement offering. The proceeds of the offering are being used to provide construction and long-term equity financing for solar photovoltaic projects located in emerging markets.

JCM’s diversified development portfolio of clean energy projects is comprised of over 500 MW in utility scale solar photovoltaic projects and 2,000 MW of high-voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission projects. The first-close proceeds provide the necessary capital for JCM to fund the construction of three solar photovoltaic projects that are scheduled to reach financial close during 2016 and 2017. World-class development partners currently supporting projects within JCM’s development portfolio include the African Development Bank, FMO, the United Nations Environment Programme, Seed Capital ... Read more »

Views: 91 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 01.16.2016

COLOMBES, France - Wednesday, January 13th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Oberthur Technologies (OT), a leading global provider of embedded security software products, services and solutions and PROSA, a leading provider of payment processing services in Mexico & Latin America, today announced their partnership to provide Mexican banks with OT MOTION CODE™, a disruptive technology that helps to dramatically reduce online fraud. The 3-digit static code printed on the payment card is replaced by a dynamic code which is automatically refreshed.

According to the Mexican Consumer Protection Agency (CONDUSEF), payment card fraud represented US$480 million in 2014 in Mexico. Today, over 242 million CNP (Card Not Present) transactions per year are processed by PROSA. In order to help banks increase trust in online transactions and reduce the fraudulent use of payment cards, which represents an estimated 60% of the total amount of fraud, PROSA has chosen the O ... Read more »

Views: 72 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 01.16.2016 | Comments (0)

 One team, one brand, one product for the New Retail Economy

GLOUCESTER, Mass. - Friday, January 15th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- TradeStone Software, the award winning solution provider of extended PLM solutions is now Bamboo Rose. As Bamboo Rose, the company will be the only B2B marketplace powered by proven trade engines that allows retailers, wholesalers, and suppliers to work in the same way that we live - socially, digitally and in real time.

“As Bamboo Rose, we are building apps and solutions for the consumer-driven, digital, collaborative, and always on dynamic retail industry. In this environment, we know that people will be more effective, productive and have more fun if their work process more naturally mimics the way they act outside the office,” says Sue Welch, founder and CEO of Bamboo Rose. “Endless email strings, spreadsheets and lagging image downloads are no longer acceptable. Bamboo Rose empowers the B2B reta ... Read more »

Views: 61 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 01.16.2016

Douglas County School District using savings to develop district-wide data visualization capabilities

LAS VEGAS - Thursday, January 14th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rimini Street, Inc., the leading independent provider of enterprise software support services for SAP SE’s (NYSE:SAP) Business Suite and BusinessObjects software and Oracle Corporation’s (NYSE:ORCL) Siebel, PeopleSoft, JD Edwards, E-Business Suite, Oracle Database, Oracle Middleware, Hyperion, Oracle Retail and Oracle Agile PLM software, today announced that Douglas County School District, the third largest school district in the state of Colorado, has switched to Rimini Street for support of the organization’s Oracle Database 11.2 and Oracle E-Business Suite (EBS) 11.5.10 software, including support for its EBS payroll application. In choosing Rimini Street for support of its Oracle products, Douglas County School District has shifted funding to more innovative technology and I ... Read more »

Views: 78 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 01.16.2016