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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, February 21st 2016 [ME NewsWire]

The UAE General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) concluded its awareness campaign on light air sports which was launched early February. The nationwide campaign was held in cooperation with the Directorate General of Security Support at the Ministry of Interior (MoI), represented by the Air Support Department, and lasted two weeks.

H.E Saif Mohammed Al Suwaidi, Director General of GCAA, asserted that the campaign succeeded in spreading an awareness message about the legal regulations of practicing this sport. He valued the public’s response to the campaign and the public’s important inquiries, which enriched the campaign. He also expressed his gratitude to the Security Media Department for providing media support and coverage via its broadcast, print and social media channels.

Colonel Saeed Hussein Al Khajah, Director of Air Support Department at the Directorate General of S ... Read more »

Views: 95 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 02.21.2016

Movie starring ‘King’ Nagarjuna, Ramya Krishnan and Lavanya Tripati now available on-demand

ATLANTA - Thursday, February 18th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- YuppTV, the world’s largest Over-The-Top (OTT) provider for South Asian content, has made the ‘King’ Nagarjuna’s latest flick, ‘Soggade Chinni Nayana’, available for expats around the world through an exclusive digital launch on its platform.

The launch of this film on YuppTV is scheduled on February 19th. The movie, which also stars Ramya Krishnan and Lavanya Tripati in addition to the ‘King’ Nagarjuna, is available on-demand in all countries in exception to India.

Speaking on the launch, Uday Reddy, CEO & Founder of YuppTV, said, “We are launching this movie with an aim of providing our expat users with the latest movie releases from India. This underlines our commitment to provide the most tailored entertainment option ... Read more »

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BARCELONA, Spain - Thursday, February 18th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, ImmerVision, the inventor of the 360-degree panomorph lens and worldwide expert in immersive optical and imaging technology announced a partnership with Quanta Computer, the world’s largest notebook computer maker and a leading global ODM with extensive R&D, product development, manufacturing and supply capabilities.

Together, the companies are bringing live 360-degree imaging technology to the mobile, Internet of Things (IoT), and Virtual Reality (VR) marketplaces, giving users the ability to simultaneously capture and view live streamed high-definition sphere-shots and videos, onto any cloud platform system or virtual reality headsets, smartphones, tablets and other displays—just start shooting and instantaneous live viewing to any audience, anywhere and at any time.

Whether it’s sharing the finals of a football match, the real-time romance of a gond ... Read more »

Views: 74 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 02.21.2016

SHENZHEN, China - Thursday, February 18th 2016 [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, today announced that its service business scale increased by 20 percent in 2015, hitting a record high. In addition, ZTE has signed over 177 managed service contracts worldwide, involving over 335,000 sites and 332,000 kilometres of optical outside plant (OSP) cables for operation and maintenance (O&M). ZTE is steadily improving its capabilities for managed service delivery and is currently serving over 230 million users all over the world, underlining how its service business has become an important pillar and growth point for the company.

With its deep understanding of customer demands and high-quality delivery, ZTE service manages the networks for many well-known operators such as O2 (Germany, E-plus network), Euskaltel (S ... Read more »

Views: 66 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 02.21.2016

PITTSBURGH - Friday, February 19th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Furthering its Right to Grow strategy, today Westinghouse Electric Company announced management assignments as part of its global business strategy. This alignment helps Westinghouse deliver on its strategy to be a customer-centric, global technology company.

Through this transition, Westinghouse will be further aligned to enhance commercial and marketing development in its operating regions – the Americas, Asia, and Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), while leveraging deep industry knowledge for emerging product lines in established markets.

"The Westinghouse leadership for our regions and product lines have worked carefully together to position our company to be best-in-class innovators, focused on providing safe, clean, reliable energy solutions to our customers,” said Danny Roderick, president and chief executive officer of Westinghouse Electric Company. "This ... Read more »

Views: 68 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 02.21.2016

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Saturday, February 20th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

The Ministry of Interior has endeavored to launch the 116111 hotline, to provide a safety net to protect children. The hotline is part of  an integrated system designed to facilitate reporting of child abuse cases by phone or via the “Hemayati” smart phone application (which means ‘protect me’ in English). Reports may also be made via the MoI Child Protection Center’s website. This initiative reflects the MoI’s commitment to children’s safety and security, and reflects the UAE vision, which gives top priority to children, in terms of care and attention, because children are the pillars of the future.

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 said that the MoI has launched ... Read more »

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COLOMBES, France - Friday, February 19th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Oberthur Technologies (OT), a leading global provider of embedded security software products, services and solutions will demonstrate on its booth at Mobile World Congress 2016 how to secure emerging Low Power Networks. The solution designed by OT ensures the integrity, authenticity and confidentiality of information transmitted over-the-air while matching Internet of Things (IoT) requirements, in particular by maintaining low battery consumption.

IoT requires devices to be connected everywhere and in all conditions, sometimes for a very long period of time and often with a low amount of data to be exchanged. The emergence of Low Power Networks is an attempt to address those requirements, introducing new networks and devices able to operate over a long range, in remote locations, with low power and at low cost. Today’s challenge is to preserve the DNA of Low Power Networks while provi ... Read more »

Views: 139 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 02.21.2016

Mobile Operators and Vendors to Showcase World’s First Demonstrations of LPWA Technology in Licensed Spectrum

LONDON - Friday, February 19th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The first live demonstrations of Low Power Wide Area (LPWA) solutions in licensed spectrum will be on display at this year’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, the GSMA announced today. Visitors will experience a diverse range of solutions underpinned by three complementary technology standards known as Narrow Band IoT (NB-IoT), Extended Coverage EGPRS (EC-EGPRS) and LTE Machine Type Communication (Cat-M). The GSMA’s Mobile IoT Initiative has aligned the mobile industry behind these standards, which have been accepted by 3GPP for Release 13. The availability of commercial solutions in 2016 will remove market fragmentation, provide market reassurance and help to accelerate the Internet of Things (IoT) through the availability of very low cost, mobile operator-connected devic ... Read more »

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LONDON - Friday, February 19th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The metro and bus workers from TMB, the main public transport operator in the metropolitan area of Barcelona, have announced plans to strike during Mobile World Congress which will be held 22-25 February 2016. The metro strike is currently expected on Monday, 22 and Wednesday, 24 February, and the bus strike on Tuesday, 23 and Thursday, 25 February; during this time, service would be operated at minimum required levels. Negotiations are ongoing in an effort to resolve the issues.

While we are hopeful that a strike can be averted prior to the start of Mobile World Congress, the GSMA has developed a comprehensive contingency plan and is ready to activate this plan should it become necessary. The contingency plan outlines alternate transport options for getting to and from the venue, and also describes the additional security measures the police are putting in place to ensure the safe passage of our att ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Friday, February 19th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

During the fourth annual forum organized by the Directorate General of Finance and Support Services in Abu Dhabi under the slogan “Because You Are Distinguished”, the Ministry of Interior, represented by the Directorate General of Finance and Support Services honored its distinguished staff members, strategic partners, and suppliers.

The forum was attended by Major General Salem Al Shamesi, Director General of Finance and Services at MoI; Brigadier Abdullah Ahmed Al Ali, Deputy Director General; Mohamed Rashid Al Za’abi, Undersecretary of the State Audit Institution; Mohammed Saif Al Hameli, Director General of the General Pension and Social Security Authority; Azza Al Suwaidi, Head of the Revenue Development Department at the Ministry of Finance; Abdullah Al Zaabi, Deputy Director of the Operations Department at the Ministry of Finance; Brigadier Mohammed Ali Al Marzouqi, fr ... Read more »

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COLOMBES, France - Thursday, February 18th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Oberthur Technologies (OT), a leading global provider of embedded security software products, services and solutions, today announced its support to the international go-to-market of Android Pay with a first launch in Australia scheduled for 2016.

Android Pay will allow end-users to make contactless payments with all NFC-enabled Android devices (running KitKat 4.4+). With its Digital Enablement Platform, OT will support Financial Institutions in offering their customers this new service by enrolling their payment cards into Android Pay.

OT’s Digital Enablement Platform is a comprehensive solution which supports enrollment, mobile provisioning and token lifecycle management in digital wallets, irrespective of the underlying technologies and related security, either hardware or software-based secure elements.

Together, OT and Android Pay will offer Financial Institutio ... Read more »

Views: 79 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 02.21.2016