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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Saturday, February 27th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

Within the strategy espoused by the Ministry of Interior and Abu Dhabi Police GHQ, the Punitive and Correctional Institutions Department at Abu Dhabi Police dedicates significant attention to inmates. To this end, the department endeavors to take part in several activities aimed at supporting the positive role played by the Punitive and Correctional Establishments Department in reforming and rehabilitating inmates. It also acquaints community members with the different activities designed to provide inmates with proper assistance; to encourage them and help reinforce their self confidence.

Periodic Social Magazine   

Colonel Ateeq Ibrahim Al Dhaheri, Deputy Director of the Punitive and Correctional Establishments at Abu Dhabi Police, explained that the department seeks to implement modern rehabilitation means and methods to spread righteous values and behaviors pillars for ... Read more »

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The container will be used for the first time to bring the astronomical phenomenon to audiences worldwide via live streaming and social media

TERNATE, Indonesia - Wednesday, February 24th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- As Sumatra, Borneo and Sulawesi plunge into darkness during a rare total solar eclipse on the morning of March 9, 2016, Panasonic will deliver a live broadcast of the approximately 4-minute-long phenomenon from Ternate, an island in eastern Indonesia, using its Power Supply Container, a stand-alone photovoltaic power package.

Panasonic Eclipse Live by Solar Power 2016 Special Page:
http://news.panasonic.com/global/eclipselive2016.html

Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ahltwzTATjA

To enable live filming and broadcast from the island, the Power Supply Container will be transported from Jakarta to Dodoku Ali of Ternate. 12 Panasonic HIT® solar modules with high conversion efficiency will generate approximatel ... Read more »

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 A new joint report by Arthur D. Little and SAMENA Council urges telecommunications operators in the Middle East and North Africa to ride the OTT wave, but look for new revenue streams nevertheless

BARCELONA - Thursday, February 25th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- As the smartphone becomes the de facto standard for accessing the Web and over-the-top (OTT) services, it disrupts traditional telecom revenues. A new report from global management consultancy Arthur D. Little (ADL) and SAMENA Telecommunications Council (SAMENA Council) urges Middle East and North Africa operators to ride the OTT wave, and, in parallel, look for new revenue streams to grow sustainably.

In The OTT conundrum for MENA telecoms: Achieving sustainable growth in a digital world, ADL and SAMENA Council report that new digital disruptions will increasingly dictate new norms within the business.

Building on SAMENA Council’s earlier initiatives to help bring telecommu ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Monday, February 22nd 2016 [ME NewsWire]

Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, met with Kang Sin-Myeong, the National Police Commissioner of the Republic of Korea, and his accompanying delegation. They met on Monday at HH Sheikh Saif’s office at the ministry.

During the meeting, the attendees discussed various issues of common interest as well as methods to promote cooperation and coordination between the UAE and the Republic of Korea across various police and security fields.

The meeting was attended by Lt. General Saif Abdullah Al Sha’far, Undersecretary at the Ministry of Interior; Major General Dr. Nasser Lakhrebani Al Nuaimi, Secretary General of the Office of HH Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior; Major General Mohammed Al Awadhi Al Menhali, Assistant Undersecretary of Resources and Support Services; Major General Ahmed Nasser Al Raisi, In ... Read more »

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SHANGHAI - Friday, February 26th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- China UnionPay (CUP) and Visa Inc. today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in Shanghai with both parties agreeing to collaborate on payments security, innovation and financial inclusion. The MOU was signed between Shi Wenchao, President of CUP, and Charlie Scharf, Chief Executive Officer of Visa Inc.

The MOU provides an important platform for CUP and Visa Inc., two world-leading payments networks, to work together to strengthen and create new value for the bank card ecosystem benefiting consumers, merchants, financial institutions, and technology partners. Key areas of cooperation under the MOU are payments security, innovation and financial inclusion.

Shi Wenchao, President of CUP, said, “The MOU signing is the result of joint efforts by CUP and Visa, representing a new start to our win-win cooperation. As open payment networks, both companies follow the same business model, ... Read more »

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Global Claims Data Study Spans Policies for approximately 1,000 Deals, Worth More than $200Bn

NEW YORK. - Thursday, February 25th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Nearly 14 percent of M&A policies written globally by American International Group, Inc. (NYSE:AIG) resulted in a claim, according to a study of the global insurer’s representation and warranties (R&W) insurance claims data between 2011 and 2014. The study suggests a significant number of M&A transactions worldwide may see issues arise from breaches of deal terms discovered after closing.

Financial statement misrepresentations were the leading cause of these M&A insurance claims, accounting for 28% of all claims during the period. Tax errors or misrepresentations were the second most frequent claim type, accounting for 13% of filed claims, followed by 11% of claims filed due to discrepancies that emerge from a company’s contracts.

“A deal can come back t ... Read more »

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MUNICH - Friday, February 26th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES Platform Services GmbH (SES PS), a wholly-owned subsidiary of SES S.A. (NYSE Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG), announces an agreement whereby RR Media (NASDAQ: RRM), a leading provider of global digital media services to the broadcast and media industries, will merge its operations with those of SES PS, to create a world-leading global media solutions provider.

SES will pay a consideration of USD 13.291 per share to acquire a 100% interest in RR Media. The consideration corresponds to an Enterprise Value of USD 242 million, which will be funded from the group’s existing financial resources. The acquisition is subject to regulatory approvals, which are expected to be completed in Q2/Q3 2016.

RR Media provides scalable, converged digital media services to more than 1,000 media companies globally. Every day, the company manages and delivers over 24,000 hours of broadcast content, over 4,000 hou ... Read more »

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LONDON - Wednesday, February 24th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- New research published today by Dimension Data reveals that technology has failed to improve the competitive positioning of global organisations. This is one of the key findings in their 2016 Connected Enterprise Report.

The Report provides an overview of the state of ¹collaboration implementation strategies, and highlights trends and disruptions in enterprises across the globe. The findings are based on a study of 900 participants in ²15 countries, and participants include IT directors, CIOs and line of business managers working in organisations with over 1,000 employees.

According to one in five organisations polled, collaboration technology had failed to improve their competitive positioning. However 87% of organisations said the use of collaboration technology had improved teamwork, and 88% of enterprises had accelerated decision making.

Joe Manuele, Dimension Data&rs ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Monday, February 22nd 2016 [ME NewsWire]

 Lt. General Saif Abdullah Al Sha’far, Undersecretary at the Ministry of Interior, met on Monday morning with Kang Sin-Myeong, the National Police Commissioner of the Republic of Korea, and his accompanying delegation, who are currently visiting the UAE. The meeting was held in Al Etihad Hall at the Ministry of Interior’s Headquarters.

Lt. General Al Sha’far confirmed the UAE’s keenness to promote its excellent relations with the Republic of Korea in various fields, as it is considered a developed country militarily and economically.  He also expressed his hope that this visit will open new prospects of cooperation in the areas of combating crime, exchanging experiences, and leveraging experiences in this area in order to achieve security and stability in both countries.

“This meeting is an important opportunity for dialogue and the exchange of n ... Read more »

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SES satellite bandwidth secured by Panasonic, enabling airlines to provide the ultimate connected passenger experience

LUXEMBOURG - Thursday, February 25th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES S.A. (NYSE Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG), one of the world’s leading satellite operators, and PANASONIC Avionics announced today two major, multi-year, High Throughput Satellite (HTS) capacity agreements serving aeronautical, maritime, and oil and gas markets across the Americas.

PANASONIC Avionics is a leading provider of inflight entertainment and connectivity systems. These contracts, for SES-14 and SES-15, represent their highest bandwidth commitment to date of high-powered HTS spot beam and wide beam Ku-band capacity. SES’s HTS coverage will enable airlines to offer next-generation inflight Wi-Fi and live television services to passengers travelling on air routes throughout the Continental U.S., Alaska, Hawaii, Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean. PANASONIC ... Read more »

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LONDON - Friday, February 26th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

· Previous investors Accel and Salesforce Ventures and new investor Sapphire Ventures all participate; Goldman Sachs to join Accel and Balderton Capital on Qubit’s Board of Directors

· Investors back Qubit’s belief that data-led customer experience requires the advanced infrastructure that makes company unique as a Digital Experience Management Platform

· Qubit achieves 100% ARR growth rate and eyes cash flow break-even within 18 months through focused, sustainable and capital efficient business model

 

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Qubit, the pioneer in delivering data-first customer experiences, today announces a $40m Series C investment led by Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division, with participation from Sapphire Ventures, and previous investors Accel and Salesforce Ventures.

The funding will enable Qubit to more than double its engineering capability and ... Read more »

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IRVINE, Calif. & BENGALURU, India - Thursday, February 25th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) announced today that Manipal Hospitals is the first hospital in India to install Masimo Patient SafetyNet™, a remote monitoring and clinician notification system.

“With Patient SafetyNet, we are now able to monitor a certain set of patients 24x7,” said Gopal Devanahalli, Chief Operating Officer of Manipal Hospitals. “One of the key features of this system is its proprietary Signal Extraction Technology (SET®) that helps significantly reduce false alarms.”

“This is the technological advancement that we were awaiting,” said Dr. Nagendra Swamy SC, MD, Senior President, Manipal Health Enterprises, and Group Medical Director & Chairman, Quality Council, Manipal Health Enterprises. “The technology will notify the hospital team when there are signs of deterioration and allow our patients to ... Read more »

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