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GOGO LOCKS IN HTS CAPACITY ON THE SES-14 AND SES-15 HIGH THROUGHPUT SATELLITES, UNIQUELY POSITIONED TO OFFER SERVICE ACROSS NORTH AMERICA INCLUDING HAWAII ALASKA AND BEYOND

LUXEMBOURG - Tuesday, February 23rd 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES S.A. (NYSE Paris:SESG)(LuxX:SESG), one of the world’s leading satellite operators, and Gogo (NASDAQ:GOGO) announced today a major satellite capacity deal in the aero market to meet the growing demand for high-speed inflight connectivity on travel routes over the Americas, Caribbean and North Atlantic.     

Gogo has contracted major High Throughput Satellite (HTS) spot beam and wide beam capacity aboard two SES next-generation HTS satellites, SES-14 and SES-15, which are set for launch in 2017. The pair of advanced satellites will enable Gogo to support the next-generation, enhanced inflight entertainment and connectivity experience for airline passengers traveling routes over North Americ ... Read more »

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 Mobile Connect Launched with 34 Operators in 21 Countries Around the World

BARCELONA, Spain - Tuesday, February 23rd 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA today announced that the GSMA Mobile Connect mobile-based authentication solution is now available to 2 billion consumers globally. Since the solution was introduced at Mobile World Congress 2014, 34 mobile network operators (MNOs) have launched the service in 21 countries, with plans for additional launches and trials to follow in 2016 and beyond. Operators offering services based on Mobile Connect include América Móvil, Axiata Group (Bangladesh, Indonesia, Sri Lanka), China Mobile, China Mobile Pakistan (Zong), China Telecom, China Unicom, DNA, Elisa, Globe Telecom, Indosat Ooredoo, Mobilink, Mobitel, Orange (Egypt, France, Morocco, Spain), Sunrise, Swisscom (Switzerland), Telefónica Group (Argentina, Mexico, Peru, Spain), Telenor Group (Bangladesh, Malaysia, Myanmar, Pakistan, Thailand), TeliaSoner ... Read more »

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 Ranked First in Industry Category and Four Key Attributes 

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. - Monday, February 22nd 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Quintiles, the world’s largest biopharmaceutical services company, has been named to Fortune magazine’s “World’s Most Admired Companies” list for 2016, the second year in a row for this distinction.

Quintiles is ranked first overall in Fortune’s Healthcare: Pharmacy and Other Services industry category, up from number three in 2015.

Also within its industry category, Quintiles was ranked first or second across all nine “key attributes” which Fortune survey respondents use in evaluating nominated companies. The company was ranked first in the categories of:

    Quality of Products / Services
    Global Competitiveness
    Long-term Investment
    Social Responsibility

Fortune ... Read more »

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NEW YORK - Tuesday, February 23rd 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Russell Reynolds Associates, a leading executive search firm, today announced the launch of The Center for Leadership Insight, which has been created to examine and address critical leadership issues facing boards and the C-suite today. The Center is the culmination of decades of experience working in the boardroom and capturing data from assessing leaders in top organizations globally. This data combined with findings generated through innovative research methodologies will now be delivered as unique insights to the market.

Russell Reynolds Associates’ Dean T. Stamoulis, Ph. D., who has more than two decades of global executive assessment and development experience, will lead The Center for Leadership Insight.

“The launch of the Center demonstrates our commitment to providing our clients with tools and perspectives that help them anticipate and prepare for what’s next, r ... Read more »

Views: 67 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 02.24.2016

NEUCHATEL, Switzerland - Monday, February 22nd 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The company Swiss Advanced Vision (SAV-IOL SA - www.sav-iol.com) announced the launch of a product without competition in the medical field. The intraocular lens (IOL) InFo Instant Focus© indicated for the treatment of cataract, after removal of the crystalline lens, gives back a perfect vision, just like when the patient was 20 year-olds.

Before InFo was developed, two outcomes of cataract surgery posed a constant challenge to ophthalmology: correction of presbyopia – improvement of near vision – and resolution capacity – distinct image perception. Moreover, all available solutions to this day require several weeks before the brain adapts to the natural lens substitute. On top of that, multifocal or polyfocal lenses usually create ghost images and halos.

InFo is the first implant able to correct optical capacity without interfering with resolution, inst ... Read more »

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PayPal announces collaborations with Vodafone, Telcel and Claro, and reimagined products to support its vision for the future of money

BARCELONA, Spain - Monday, February 22nd 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today at Mobile World Congress 2016, PayPal unveiled new partnerships and product updates that showcase its vision of using technology to reimagine financial services to be faster, simpler and more inclusive, whether online, in-app, in store or in new contexts.

“We have a tremendous opportunity to transform commerce and financial services, and mobile is at the center of that evolution,” said Dan Schulman, President & CEO, PayPal. “We are committed to giving people flexibility and choice in the ways they move and manage their money. Leveraging our mobile scale and leadership, platform-agnostic approach and partnerships, PayPal is uniquely poised to leverage new value propositions. We believe the financial system should be more se ... Read more »

Views: 106 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 02.24.2016

LUXEMBOURG - Monday, February 22nd 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES S.A. (NYSE Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) announced today during the GSMA Mobile World Congress that it is fully committed to the swift deployment of the 5th generation mobile networks called “5G”. As a founding member of the 5G-PPP (Public Private Partnership), SES actively took part in the 5G PPP whitepaper entitled “5G Empowering Vertical Industries”. The whitepaper presents 5G networks as a key enabler for a broad range of industries, especially the automotive, transportation, healthcare, energy, manufacturing and media and entertainment sectors.

SES actively promotes satellite as an essential building block for a global, profitable and inclusive 5G deployment. In order to cope with the tremendous growth of data demand, including 5G requirements, a combination of terrestrial and satellite wireless technologies is needed. Satellites play a key role in allowing the seamless ... Read more »

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

Major General Jassem Muhammad Al Marzouqui, Civil Defense General Commander-in-chief warned against the sudden risks arising from exceptionally unstable weather conditions. He also urged citizens and residents to exercise caution due to potential landslides and flash flooding caused by torrential rain and hailstorm that lashed the UAE yesterday.

He reiterated the calls issued by the Civil Defense on the need to comply with the safety requirements and to wary of the potential risks of heavy rain that can result in flooding and landslides.

Additionally, Major General Al Marzouqui advised citizens and residents who enjoy wilderness trips to monitor weather changes before departing on their trips or camping. He also called upon them to avoid areas where rainwater is pooling up, including valleys, natural water canals and areas submerged in water.  “People must also refrain from ... Read more »

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BARCELONA, Spain - Tuesday, February 23rd 2016 [ME NewsWire]

TAB3 10 Business: An Android tablet tailored for business

TAB3 7 And TAB3 8: Designed for families

    TAB3 10 Business optimizes business-critical hardware and software and harnesses the power and versatility of Android 6
    Fully supports Android for Work™, the TAB3 10 Business is optimized for enterprise mobility and vertical integration. More durable than most tablets with a P2i water-repellent coating protecting it from the inside out, and scratch-resistant Gorilla® Glass panels
    TAB3 7 and TAB3 8 designed to seamlessly pass from the hands of parents to kids with multi-user and kid’s modes and Adaptive Display technology

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Lenovo (SEHK:0992) (Pink Sheets:LNVGY) today unveiled the TAB3 10 Business, an Android tablet engineered for business use, and the TAB3 7 and TAB3 8, Lenovo’s first seri ... Read more »

Views: 97 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 02.24.2016

BARCELONA, Spain - Monday, February 22nd 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Mobile World Congress, Hall 5 Stand 5B41, February 22, 2016 – A2iA (@A2iA), an award-winning developer of software for the worldwide data capture, document processing, and payment systems markets, announced the availability of its newest offline and client-side identity document recognition capabilities this week in Barcelona, Spain, at Mobile World Congress, Hall 5 Stand 5B41. A2iA Mobility supports the recognition of all International Travel Documents as defined by the ICAO specifications document 9303, including passports and visas from more than 230 countries from around the world, as well as U.S drivers’ licenses and French national identity cards (CNI). By automatically locating and extracting the personal identifying alpha and numeric data, merchants, corporations and governments ensure the correct information is provided to the validation and authentication solution without the ... Read more »

Views: 89 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 02.24.2016 | Comments (0)

SHENZHEN, China - Tuesday, February 23rd 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ZTE Corporation (0763.HK / 000063.SZ), a major international provider of telecommunications, enterprise and consumer technology solutions announced today that in January, ZTE and DT Austria branch, T-Mobile Austria, successfully conducted 400G optical transport tests within the existing network, resulting in 475km no-bit-error transport of 10G/100G/400G (16QAM) hybrid DWDM signal. The test included smooth capacity upgrade of the existing 10G/100G DWDM network, by simple implementation of 400G between Vienna and Graz, extending the link capacity massively. This capacity increase is important for future network evolutions towards new technologies, like cloud operation and big data concepts. For end-users, this will significantly enhance the user experience, with much faster data connections and more capacity for different services, like high-speed internet, video conferencing, TV and gaming, etc.

... Read more »
Views: 67 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 02.24.2016

COLOMBES, France - Tuesday, February 23rd 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Oberthur Technologies (OT), a leading global provider of embedded security software products, services and solutions, today announced that it will present its full year financial results to investors on Thursday February 25th, 2016.

Didier Lamouche (CEO) and Anne-France Laclide (CFO) will be presenting these financial results and taking questions the same day at 2.30pm Paris time (1.30pm London time/8.30am New-York time).

In order to access the conference call dial-in details, you need to register with Investors Relations: investors@oberthur.com.

If you have already registered, details are available on our website: http://investors.oberthur.com.

ABOUT OBERTHUR TECHNOLOGIES

OT is a world leader in embedded digital security that protects you when you connect, authenticate or pay.

OT is strategically positioned in high growth markets and offers embedded ... Read more »

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia - Thursday, February 18th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

Little Flora, the first of its kind online fresh cut flowers and gifting Co. in Saudi Arabia, announced the launch of its first marquee store, in Riyadh, located at Imam Saud Road, Al Nakheel Area. Following the success of its online flower portal, the new store offers complete new concept of floral requirements, bouquets, gifting, home decor, organizing all sort of events, gift packaging, with a blend of Jamaican Blue Mountain coffee  & best Floral teas to rejuvenate yourself, also been served at the Little Flora Lounge.

The first marquee store exudes joy and happiness, exclusive floral designs, well trained and professional florist and service as destined to deliver a whole new experience in flowers to its customers.

 Announcing the launch, Mr. Abdulaziz Al Hammad, Chairman, Little Flora said, “We are very happy to launch our 1st store in Riyadh. It has been our endeavor t ... Read more »

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