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ST. PAUL, Minn. - Wednesday, March 23rd 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- 3M, a global science-based company that inspires creative collaboration, today welcomed Nobel Laureate, Martin Chalfie, for an interactive session at its state-of-the-art innovation center in Dubai. Professor Chalfie was a speaker at the two day ‘Nobel Prize Series’ event produced by Nobel Media and the Nobel Museum in partnership with Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation. The session was attended by key 3M partners, customers and government representatives.
“We are honored to receive Professor Martin Chalfie at the 3M Innovation Center in Dubai and gain his expert perspective on science, technology and innovation. At 3M, we use science every day to create real impact in every life around the world,” said Andrei Holban, regional managing director for the Middle East and Africa region at 3M. “Inspired by Dubai's leadership and its vision to promote the Emi ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, March 20th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

Major General Mohammed Khalfan Matar Al Rumaithi, Commander-in-Chief of Abu Dhabi Police, reviewed the PhD thesis of Major Dr. Zayed Barahma Al Afifi from Abu Dhabi Police. The thesis, submitted to London Metropolitan University, was entitled “Government Strategy in Developing Workforce and Skills- An Investigative Study in the Effect of Scholarships and Investment in Education in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).” The meeting was attended by Major General Abdul Aziz Maktoum Al Shareefi, Acting Director General of Abu Dhabi Police.

Major General Al Rumaithi stressed the importance of scientific research in order to improve the human capabilities in the UAE generally and the Abu Dhabi Police specifically, and lead it to match the capabilities in advanced countries in education investment.

He congratulated Major Dr. Al Afifi for his accomplishment and wished him further success an ... Read more »

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ICON Has Overseen the Development, Design, and Construction of Major Stadiums and Arenas Throughout North America and Europe, Including The O2 Arena in London and Wrigley Field Restoration Project

LOS ANGELES - Tuesday, March 22nd 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- CAA Sports, a division of leading entertainment and sports agency Creative Artists Agency (CAA), has acquired ICON Venue Group, an owner’s representative and project management firm. Founded by Tim Romani in 2004, ICON manages the development, design, and construction of sports, entertainment, and public assembly facilities worldwide. The company will continue to operate as ICON Venue Group, headquartered in Denver, and will be led by Romani.

“Tim Romani is a world-class executive who, in a short period of time, has grown ICON into a dominant player in the venue development space,” said Howard Nuchow, Co-Head, CAA Sports. “Tim and his team’s expertise and experience ... Read more »

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OSAKA, Japan - Tuesday, March 22nd 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic Corporation today announced that it has commercialized an encapsulation material having a high dielectric constant that is suitable for finger-print recognition sensor packages to be incorporated in mobile devices, and will start full-scale mass production of the product in April 2016. This material helps improve the performance as well as reduce the size and thickness of packages for finger-print recognition sensors.

Finger-print recognition features are expected to be embedded in an increasing number of mobile devices including smartphones. Sapphire glass has been used in the finger-print contact part of packages for existing capacitive finger-print recognition sensors due to its high dielectric constant, but has drawbacks such as the difficulty of making the sensor packages smaller and thinner and the complexity of the manufacturing processes. Panasonic has commercialized an encapsul ... Read more »

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TOKYO & DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, March 22nd 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (TOKYO:7011) (MHI) has received an order for H-IIA launch services from the Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC), in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), for launch of the Emirates Mars Mission’s (EMM) Hope spacecraft. In order to better understand the Martian atmosphere and climate, Hope is expected to be launched in the summer of 2020 on MHI’s H-IIA launch vehicle, and is set to arrive at Mars in 2021 to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the founding of the UAE. This order for the EMM marks MHI’s fourth overseas contract for its launch services.

The UAE Space Agency (UAESA) takes administrative and financial responsibility for the EMM, and MBRSC is responsible for leading the design and development of Hope, as well as the execution of all phases of EMM, which includes technical coordination with the H-IIA launch v ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, March 17th 2016 [ME NewsWire]
Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, offered his condolences today (Thursday) to the family of the Emirati martyr Pilot Emirati pilot Zayed Ali Saeed Al Kaabi, who was martyred while performing his national duty as part of the UAE forces in the Saudi-led Arab Coalition's ‘Operation Restoring Hope’, to support the legitimate government in Yemen.
During His Highness’ visit to the mourning tent in Murbeh, in the emirate of Fujairah, HH Sheikh Saif expressed his deep condolences and sincere sympathy to the family of the martyr. He prayed to God Almighty to have mercy on the martyr’s soul, to grant him eternal peace in heaven.
Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan also offered his condolences to the family of martyr Mohammed Al Hammoudi who laid down his life in the line of duty while taking part in the ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, March 17th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

Lt. General Saif Abdullah Al Sha’far, Undersecretary at the Ministry of Interior, paid a visit to the International Exhibition for National Security and Resilience “ISNR 2016.” His tour included a number of pavilions where he was briefed about the latest innovations by manufacturers of security systems and solutions. He also visited the pavilions of a number of national and international participating companies and reviewed the latest systems and equipment used in the security and policing sector.

During his visit he was accompanied by Major General Dr. Ahmed Nasser Al Raisi, Inspector General of the Ministry of Interior and Deputy Chairman of the Organizing Committee of ISNR 2016.

Lt. General Al Sha’far stressed that the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is one of the best countries in the world in terms of security, with one of the lowest crime rates. He noted that se ... Read more »

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Company also announces 2020 water savings targets and White House Summit commitment

SAN FRANCISCO - Tuesday, March 22nd 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- In recognition of World Water Day, Levis Strauss & Co. (LS&Co.) today announced it is making its innovative Water

The techniques were introduced by the company’s designers in 2011 and reduce the water used in garment finishing by up to 96 percent. Since implementation, Water

In addition to sharing its Water

“Water is a critical resource for our business, the planet and people around the globe, but usable supply is becoming increasingly scarce,” said Michael Kobori, vice president of sustainability at LS&Co. “We’ve long been committed to being water stewards, but realize more needs to be done. We’re setting competition aside and encouraging others to utilize these open source tools.”

LS&Co. is sharing 21 water-saving techniqu ... Read more »

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SAN DIEGO - Tuesday, March 22nd 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Quake Global, Inc. (QUAKE), a leading provider of IoT and M2M solutions to global markets, announced the launch of a Locator product family for Caterpillar, a leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, natural gas engines, and industrial gas turbines. This self-contained product is designed to remotely monitor non-powered assets worldwide while operating in extreme conditions.

Designed to have a multi-year battery life in a compact package, the Locator device enables wide usage and broad installation options. The Locator’s two-way communication over satellite or terrestrial networks increases the accuracy of GPS asset location and utilization in industrial, construction, and military environments. The “slap and track” technology is an ideal and flexible solution for oil and gas, mining, and construction asset detection. With the ability to connect assets including n ... Read more »

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Includes book synopsis and self-development skills


ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Friday, March 18th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

The Decision-Making Support Center at Abu Dhabi Police has started distributing the “Administrative Diary” 2016 to the MoI staff members. The magazine-like diary includes a yearly calendar and planner for 2016, synopsis of famous international books, in addition to advice and guidance in management and self-development.

Major Suleiman Al Ka’bi, Deputy Director of the Decision-making Support Center at Abu Dhabi Police said: “In response to the directives of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, who has declared 2016 as the “Year of Reading”, the ‘Administrative Diary’ includes a brief synopsis of 6 world famous books that have been carefully selected and penned by international authors in the field of management and self-development. The synopsis provid ... Read more »

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21 Contracts Signed at the Conclusion of ISNR

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, March 17th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

The total value of contracts signed by the Ministry of Interior (MoI) and the Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters during the International Exhibition for National Security and Resilience (ISNR Abu Dhabi 2016) has exceeded AED 1 billion. The MoI and the Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters signed AED 652,385,430 worth of contracts on the final day of ISNR Abu Dhabi 2016. The announcement was made by Major General Ahmed Nasser Al Raisi, Inspector General of the Ministry of Interior and Deputy Chairman of the Higher Organizing Committee of ISNR Abu Dhabi 2016.

Major General Al Raisi also announced in a press conference held at the conclusion of the 7th edition of ISNR that the MoI and the Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters signed a total of 41 contracts during the three-day event, amounting to AED 1,043,507,734, of which AED 652,385,430 w ... Read more »

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SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. - Monday, March 21st 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Seychelle Water Filtration Products, a DBA of Seychelle Environmental Technologies, Inc. (Seychelle or the Company) (OTCQB:SYEV), a worldwide leader in the development, assembly and sale of proprietary portable water filtration bottles made several announcements today. First, Seychelle’s Board of Directors has removed Mr. Carl Palmer from all of his operational duties with the Company, effective immediately. However, Mr. Palmer remains as a Director. This decision of the Board is the result of its dissatisfaction with Mr. Palmer’s past performance regarding both ongoing operations and customer and employee relations.

Second, effective immediately, Seychelle has made the following operational changes. Mr. James Place has become the CEO and President, as well as continuing as the CFO and a Director. Ms. Elise Eggett has retained both the positions of Corporate Controller a ... Read more »

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Early Ripple Executive and Former SWIFT Executive to Lead European Expansion

SAN FRANCISCO - Monday, March 21st 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Ripple, the global provider of financial settlement solutions, today announced the opening of its European headquarters to better serve growing bank demand in the region. The office will be located in London, and led by newly appointed Managing Director of Europe, Daniel Aranda. New hire and industry veteran Patricia Pittomvils will join him as Sales Director of Europe.

“We’re excited to continue growing our global presence by establishing roots in London, one of the most important financial centers of the world,” said Ripple CEO and co-founder Chris Larsen. “After establishing our APAC subsidiary last year, we’ve seen tremendous traction in Asia, leading to the recent creation of SBI Ripple Asia, and we’re looking forward to similarly rapid growth in Europe starting with this ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, March 17th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

The Ministry of Interior recently signed a collaboration agreement with its Afghan counterpart in the fight against drugs, on the sidelines of the International Exhibition for National Security and Resilience (ISNR Abu Dhabi 2016) at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Centre (ADNEC).   

The agreement was signed by Lt. General Saif Abdullah Al Sha’far, Undersecretary at the Ministry of Interior and by Lieutenant General Baz Mohammad Ahmadi, Assistant of the Afghan Minister of Interior for combating drugs, representing the Afghan Ministry of Interior.

This agreement aims at enhancing cooperation in the fight against drugs, exchanging expertise in the field of training and information, as well as the best policing practices in the fight against drugs between the two countries.

The signing ceremony was attended by Major General Ahmed Nasser Al Raisi, Inspector Genera ... Read more »

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As part of its initiative to educate inmates

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, March 22nd 2016 [ME NewsWire]

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) celebrated Mother’s Day and World Poetry Day at its various punitive and correctional establishments, as part of its initiative to educate inmates and care for them. The ministry has given 3,500 books to the establishments’ libraries, within the framework of the “2016 Year of Reading” initiative launched by His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE.

The inmates of the punitive and correctional establishments took part in the purposeful play that was composed, played and produced by them. It is noteworthy that the play is part of the celebrations organized by the Punitive and Correctional Establishments Department, the Security Media Department and the Directorate General of Strategy and Performance Development, which also featured a book fair and various cultura ... Read more »

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