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NTT DATA’s AMLAD system will ensure access to some five million digital items

MADRID & TOKYO - Monday, February 15th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- NTT DATA, a global IT solutions provider, and its wholly owned subsidiary everis announced today that everis has been awarded a tender to develop a technological solution for digitally archiving some five million historical and artistic items managed by the National Heritage, a state institution responsible for conserving the legacy of the Spanish Crown. The two-year project will leverage NTT DATA’s digital archive solution—the Advanced Museum Library Archives Deposit (AMLAD™)—to efficiently integrate and manage collections hosted in five repositories of the National Heritage.

The commissioning reflects the National Heritage’s high evaluation of Spanish-based everis’ strong European business infrastructure as a multinational consultancy and NTT DATA’s digit ... Read more »

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Stressed the Dedication to Fighting the Dangers of Negative Internet Use

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, February 10th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

The Higher Committee for Child Protection at the Ministry of Interior (MoI), represented by the MoI Child Protection Centre, celebrated the ‘2016 Safer Internet Day,’ held under the theme “Lets Create a Better Internet Together” on Tuesday. The event took place at Sara Primary School in Dubai in cooperation with ICDL Arabia.

Major General Dr. Nasser Lakhrebani Al Nuaimi, Secretary General of the Office of HH Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, Chairman of the Higher Committee for Child Protection and Chair of the Virtual Global Taskforce (VGT), stressed the importance of legislating parental supervision of the cyber behaviors and actions of their children by training them how to protect their privacy. He emphasized the need for them to refrain from posting any information, da ... Read more »

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Leading property developer marks a major milestone by taking possession of its first hotel development in Dubai

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, February 14th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

Leading Dubai-based property developer The First Group has taken possession of its first hotel development located in the heart of Dubai Marina: a 32-storey, 486-room, four-star property flagged under the globally recognized Wyndham Hotels and Resorts® brand.

Known as Wyndham Dubai Marina, the handover marks a major milestone for The First Group, which has built its reputation on developing high-quality serviced apartments and aparthotels in Dubai. The hotel will be managed by Wyndham Hotel Group and is set to become one of Dubai Marina’s landmark properties when it opens for business later this month.

“The handover of Wyndham Dubai Marina marks an important milestone for The First Group,” said Danny Lubert, the company’s co-founder and joint c ... Read more »

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 - Monday, February 15th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Visa Inc. (NYSE:V):

WHO:
                At Mobile World Congress 2016, Visa will join innovators from around the world to demonstrate the increasingly important role mobile is playing in how people pay and get paid. Visitors to the Visa booth can explore how a wave of a hand could pay for groceries, or how a connected car can allow a consumer to pay for gas and parking from the comfort of the driver’s seat.
 

WHAT:
                Visa will showcase the future of payments, including:
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Connected Commerce: Explore new ways to pay with mobile devices using mVisa and Visa Checkout, as well as a number of wearable conta ... Read more »

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Training the Public on Handling Emergencies

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, February 11th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Ministry of Interior (MoI) deployed 82 automatic defibrillators in different locations across the UAE with the aim to deal with emergencies and heart failure cases. A number of community members were trained to operate the defibrillators that were put for use when needed in public places.

Lieutenant Colonel Omar Ahmed Al Dhaheri, Chief of the Training Section at the Emergency and Public Safety Department, at the Central Operations Department in the Abu Dhabi Police said that installing these defibrillators at public places comes in realization of the vision of Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior aiming to train staff members working in public places such as malls, shopping centers, municipality, governmental entities, public parks, etc. in order to sav ... Read more »

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HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. - Monday, February 15th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) reported today results for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2015. For the quarter, the Company generated adjusted earnings per share from continuing operations of $0.05 and adjusted operating income from continuing operations of $28 million. Reported loss per share from continuing operations for the quarter was $0.91 and reported operating loss from continuing operations was $36 million. See page 3 of this press release for the reconciliation of reported to adjusted results and related disclosures.

Reported fourth quarter adjusted operating income of $28 million was down $12 million year over year due to unfavorable metals impact of approximately $8 million in the quarter and weaker unit volume across all regions, partially offset by restructuring savings.

Highlights

    Generated restructuring savings of $10 mil ... Read more »

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London, UK - Tuesday, February 9th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

ITWORX Education, the leading education services and software solutions provider, a division of the global software professional services organization ITWORX, backed by the EuroMena funds, was proud to participate at the Syria Donors Conference that was held in London on February 4, 2016, where private sector companies committed 75$ Million through partnership to educate Syrian children. ITWORX Education’s participation came as part of its ongoing efforts to better the Syrian crisis and extend a helping hand to the Syrian refugee children in Lebanon, Jordan and Turkey, by supporting international plans to get them back into school.

ITWORX Education’s commitment towards this educational and humanitarian cause is deeply-rooted and was also most recently demonstrated in partnership with The Global Business Coalition for Education (GBC-Ed) at Davos for the World Economic Forum, late January, where over 50 ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Friday, February 12th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

During its second preparatory meeting, the Sports Activity Section, at the Directorate General of Strategy and Performance Development at the Ministry of Interior, discussed the championships’ program for the Abu Dhabi Emirate’s Security Zone for the 2016 sports season.

Colonel Mohammed Hamid bin Dalmouj Al Dhaheri, Strategy and Performance Development Director General at the Ministry of Interior, emphasized that organizing sports championships for the Abu Dhabi Emirate’s security zone reflects the commitment of the police leadership to encourage the MoI’s staff members to practice sports, and spread the spirit of competitiveness amongst them in the various sports and competitions. He also pointed out that sports competitions foster a spirit of cohesion and fellowship.

A total of 17 sports championships for the Security Zone were approved during the meeting, as ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, February 14th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

Dr. Michael’s Dental Clinic, the leading and most advanced dental health care provider in the region, welcomes American Board Certified Specialist Pediatric Dentist Dr. Carol Onyango DMD, MPH to its team of Specialist Pedodontists.

Dr. Carol completed her B.S. degree in Biochemistry and graduated Summa cum Laude from Ramapo College of New Jersey in 2003. Four years later, she received her DMD from the University of Connecticut - School of Medicine and Dental Medicine. She earned her Specialization in Pediatric Dentistry from Columbia University, New York in 2009 and successfully completed her Postdoctoral Clinical Fellowship in Pediatric Dental Leadership from the same institution in 2010. Pursuing further studies, Dr. Carol received her Masters of Public Health degree from King’s College London in 2011.

“I needed a specialty that was challenging, exciting and varied on a ... Read more »

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