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COLOMBES, France - Wednesday, March 9th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Oberthur Technologies (OT), a leading global provider of embedded security software products, services and solutions today announced that TeliaSonera, the leading operator in the Nordic and Baltic countries, selected OT’s M-Connect solution to allow its subscribers to remotely download subscriptions for their Samsung Gear S2. Embedding OT’s DakOTa eUICC in its Gear S2, Samsung will be among the first consumer device makers to offer connected watches able to connect to a cellular network.

In compliance with GSMA’s Consumer Remote SIM Provisioning (RSP) initiative, OT and Samsung will enable TeliaSonera to remotely and securely connect Gear S2 to their mobile network. OT’s end-to-end solution is designed to ensure full privacy and security for MNO credentials.

In TeliaSonera sales points, a voucher will be issued to the customer with the subscription profile ide ... Read more »

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The OptiMixer is 20% shorter than comparable two-component disposable square mixers with 30% less retained volume.


EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Tuesday, March 8th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

 (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Nordson EFD, a Nordson company (NASDAQ: NDSN), the world’s leading precision fluid dispensing systems manufacturer, introduces OptiMixer™, a revolutionary new 2K (two-component) disposable square static mixer that provides superior process control and efficiency in dispensing two-part materials. OptiMixer can improve product quality in assembly and repair processes in automotive, aerospace, construction, and maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) industries.

It features a patent-pending design that is 20% shorter than comparable mixers on the market, enabling operators to work closer to the application without sacrificing mix quality. This allows for more precise, repeatable dispensing of two-component sealants and adhesives. Just as importan ... Read more »

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COLUMBUS, Ga. - Tuesday, March 8th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- TSYS (NYSE: TSS) announced today that it has been recognized by the Ethisphere® Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, as a 2016 World’s Most Ethical Company®.

This marks the tenth anniversary of the founding of Ethisphere and the World’s Most Ethical Companies designation. This is the fourth time in the last five years that TSYS has been recognized in this regard, which underscores its commitment to leading ethical business standards and practices.

“Earning this prestigious designation as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies further distinguishes us and delineates our commitment to act with trust and integrity – attributes that are highly regarded by our customers, our vendors and partners, as well as our shareholders,” said M. Troy Woods, chairman, president and chief executive of ... Read more »

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WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif. - Wednesday, March 9th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dole Food Company, Inc. today announced that the Los Angeles Superior Court dismissed with prejudice the case Perez v. Dole Food Company, Inc. The lawsuit, which was filed in 2009, had been brought by 167 Colombian plaintiffs claiming that Dole had funded violent paramilitaries (the Autodefensas Unidas de Colombia or AUC) during Colombia’s civil conflict.

Recently the Court awarded Dole tens of thousands of dollars in sanctions for the plaintiffs’ and their counsel’s “misuse of the discovery process” and separately ordered discovery into witness payment issues and a forensic investigation of plaintiffs’ counsel’s laptops and other electronic devices. Rather than defend themselves against Dole’s claims that plaintiffs’ counsel paid for fabricated testimony and engaged in other serious witness tampering, plaintiffs and their counsel ... Read more »

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TOKYO - Tuesday, March 8th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Shiseido Co., Ltd. has been selected and awarded the 2016 World’s Most Ethical Companies designation for the fifth consecutive year. The announcement was made on March 7, 2016 by Ethisphere® Institute, a U.S.-based international think-tank dedicated to advocating best practices in business in such areas as corporate ethics and corporate social responsibility.

In addition to strengthening governance and thoroughly adhering to sound corporate ethics, global companies are currently urged to address major management challenges by taking a leadership role concerning social and environmental issues while also ensuring profitable, sustainable growth. We will not only promote management with even more transparency but also contribute to society through various corporate activities.

About 2016 World’s Most Ethical Companies

“Ethisphere® Institute” has been researchi ... Read more »

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Women set to move US$ 300.6 Billion; half of $601.3 Billion in Global Remittances in 2016


ENGLEWOOD, Colo - Tuesday, March 8th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- In honor of International Women’s Day 2016, The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU), a leader in global payments services, recognizes the contributions made by global women work-force in their communities – both in their adopted country as well as their homeland.

The company also saluted developed and emerging economies for paving the way for these women to cross borders and called for greater recognition and integration as women emerge as powerful drivers of economies.

Of the 247 million migrants around the world, women account for nearly 50 percent and are set to move half of the estimated US $601 billion that will cross borders in 2016.1 More than 75 percent of these remittances flow into developing countries, underpinning a powerful economic dialogue between families fr ... Read more »

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Reducing Traffic Accident Casualties by 15% and Injuries by 19% in 3 Years

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, March 6th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

Traffic accident casualties decreased by 15 percent, and serious injuries by 19 percent, while accidents decreased by 13 percent in the three years between 2013 and 2015 in Abu Dhabi. These numbers were revealed by Brigadier Eng. Hussein Ahmed Al Harithi, Director General of Central Operations at Abu Dhabi Police, who confirmed the positive impact of using smart technologies in safety indicators.

Brigadier Eng. Al Harithi pointed to the positive results due to the move towards modern technologies to promote traffic safety and the continuation of developing supporting systems and programs to implement best international practices. He also noted the use of artificial intelligence, interconnectivity and integration between various systems to provide sustainable traffic safety and avoid the causes of accidents, which re ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, March 8th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

A course in Sports Legislation and Law Management was launched on Monday at a hall in the Leaders Qualification Center in Dubai. Members of the country’s police leadership and general directorates and members of the Bahraini Ministry of Interior participated in the event. The course is organized by the Police Sports Association at the Ministry of Interior in cooperation with the Training Department at the ministry.

Colonel Khaled Ali Shahil, Deputy Chairman of the Police Sports Union, revealed that the union is holding specialized courses to create a base for sports built from the training, and equipped with the most modern international laws and lists. “These courses also aim to prepare and rehabilitate workers in the sports sector, and equip them with the sports field’s latest knowledge,” he said.

He added that the course includes specialized lectures presented b ... Read more »

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Honorees raise the bar for corporate behavior, represent the new standard for sustainable businesses and long-term success.

NEW YORK - Monday, March 7th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, announced the 131 companies spanning 21 countries who have been named to the 2016 World’s Most Ethical Companies® list marking the tenth anniversary of the designation.

Since Ethisphere's launch in 2007, the world has undergone a dramatic expansion in political and regulatory complexity, and a perceived and real 'shrinking' across markets. Companies and their executives are taking the leadership role around standards of behavior, and issues like corporate citizenship, transparency, diversity, governance, and measurable values-based-leadership have become the foundation of the sustainable enterprise. Companies will be increasingly rewarded f ... Read more »

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FRIENDSHIP inaugurates state-of-the-art e-health platform and maritime VSATs aboard its Floating Hospitals to provide quality healthcare services

LUXEMBOURG & JAMALPUR, Bangladesh - Monday, March 7th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES S.A. (NYSE Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG), a world-leading satellite operator, and FRIENDSHIP, a non-governmental organisation, along with the technical assistance of Square Informatix (Bangladesh) Ltd, launched the first state-of-the-art Maritime VSATs on three of FRIENDSHIP’s floating hospital ships – Lifebuoy Friendship Hospital, Emirates Friendship Hospital and Rongdhonu Friendship (formerly the Rainbow Warrior II) Hospital.     

SATMED, the newly deployed satellite-based e-health platform, will enable FRIENDSHIP to establish communications with national and international doctors from remote areas, to provide medical counselling to marginalised communities through telemedicine and to exchan ... Read more »

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On International Women’s Day, AHF will honor the millions of women living with HIV worldwide and recognize their struggles through a series of events around the globe.


LOS ANGELES - Tuesday, March 8th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), the largest global AIDS organization operating in 35 countries worldwide, will commemorate International Women’s Day (IWD) on March 8th through a series of empowering events and activities in 12 countries throughout Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe, and the Americas.

While the official theme for International Women’s Day 2016 is “Pledge for Parity,” AHF will encourage teams in each participating country to adopt their own tagline tailored to their particular message. Nigeria’s tagline is “For Women by Women,” designating a day on which HIV-positive women participate in a series of lighthearted activities that champion positive living and remi ... Read more »

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Aimed at Enhancing the Characteristics of a Good Citizen

 ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, March 3rd 2016 [ME NewsWire]

The Ministry of Interior offered social counseling services and psychological advices aimed at promoting the characteristics of a good citizen amongst students, during the Psychological Care Forum in Al Ain. The forum, which was organized by the Abu Dhabi Education Council (ADEC) in cooperation with UAE University (UAEU), took place at the UAEU campus in Al Ain.

 

The Creativity and Leadership Development Center at the General Secretariat of the Office of H.H Deputy Prime Minister & Minister of Interior was invited to participate in the first Psychological Care Forum, and the third Awareness and Psychological Guidance Exhibition at UAEU. The participation aims to spread guidance and awareness amongst students in particular, and to serve society in general.

 

The center hosted a cultural p ... Read more »

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NORTH CHICAGO, Ill. & INGELHEIM, Germany - Monday, March 7th 2016  [ME NewsWire]
AbbVie and Boehringer Ingelheim will share responsibility for future clinical development and establish a Joint Steering Committee
Anti-IL-23 antibody now in Phase 3 for psoriasis demonstrated greater efficacy over ustekinumab in Phase 2 clinical studies with a potential for quarterly dosing
Potential to become best-in-class treatment in psoriasis with additional Phase 2 development in Crohn’s disease, psoriatic arthritis and asthma; observed safety profile is consistent with the IL-23 class
AbbVie also gains rights to an anti-CD-40 antibody currently in Phase 1 development; next steps of clinical development are led by Boehringer Ingelheim
(BUSINESS WIRE)-- AbbVie (NYSE:ABBV) and Boehringer Ingelheim today announced a global collaboration to develop and commercialize BI 655066, an anti-IL-23 monoclonal biologic antibody in Phase 3 development for psoriasis. ... Read more »

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