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HOUSTON - Thursday, March 24th 2016 [ME NewsWire]
(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Schlumberger Holdings Corporation (“SHC” or the “Company”) today announced that it has commenced a tender offer to purchase up to $1.2 billion aggregate principal amount (the “Maximum Tender Amount”) of the outstanding senior notes of Cameron International Corporation (“Cameron”) specified in the table below (collectively, the “Notes”). The terms and conditions of the tender offer are described in the Offer to Purchase, dated March 22, 2016 (the “Offer to Purchase”) and the related Letter of Transmittal. The following table identifies the Notes subject to the tender offer and certain information relating to pricing for the tender offer.     
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The amount of each series of Notes that may be accepted for purchase will be determined in accordance with the Acceptance Priority L ... Read more »

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Smartmatic’s i-voting technology expands participation in Republican Presidential Preference Caucus. Utahns of all ages and from across the world vote via the internet

SALT LAKE CITY - Thursday, March 24th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Utah Republicans cast their ballots on Tuesday in one of the largest Internet voting experiences in U.S. election history.

By leveraging Smartmatic’s custom-built i-voting solution, the State Republican Party of Utah brought a new, secure and convenient option to participants in its Presidential Preference Caucus.

Nearly 90% of voters registered to vote online participated in Tuesday’s caucus, marking an extremely high turnout rate. Voters of all ages, from millennials right through to people in their 80s, chose to cast their vote online. Participation was strongest amongst voters aged 56-65.

The online system also made the election more inclusive as Utah Republicans voted online from ove ... Read more »

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

The civil defense and quick response teams in Abu Dhabi controlled a fire that erupted in sixteen shops in the fruit and vegetable market in Mina Zayed in Abu Dhabi on early Sunday morning, with no injuries or casualties.

The fire extinguishing operations were overseen directly by Major General Jassem Muhammad Al Marzouqui, Civil Defense General Commander-in-chief at the Ministry of Interior, and Colonel Tarek Saleh Shareef, Acting Deputy Director General of Civil Defense in Abu Dhabi, with the attendance of Colonel Ahmed Saif bin Zeitoun Al Muhairi, Acting Director of the Capital Police Directorate.

Colonel Abdullah Rashid Al Zaabi, Acting Director of Civil Defense in Abu Dhabi, said that the civil defense and quick response teams moved immediately to the fire site after receiving a notice from the Operations Room at 5 a.m. today. The teams, “Al Mina Street,” “Mina Zaye ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, March 24th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

The Directorate General of Residency and Foreigners’ Affairs in Abu Dhabi participated in the celebration of the International Day of Happiness, out of its keenness to make clients happy and raise the levels of client satisfaction and happiness.

Colonel Mubarak Mohammed bin Yarwan, accompanied by Lt. Colonel Abdullah Abdul Wahab Al Falahi, distributed gifts to the clients who were present in the departments and sections, as well as souvenirs featuring the slogan “Happiest People.”

It is worth mentioning that the United Arab Emirates tops the Arab countries in the happiness ranking, according to the World Happiness Report. It ranks 28th internationally.

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The Ministry of Interior, please click HERE

Abu Dhabi Police, please click HERE

Follow us and check our Social Media feeds on: YouTube, Facebook, Google +, Inst ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, March 24th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

MiX Telematics, in conjunction with local channel partner Fleet Management Services International (FMSi), have been awarded for the “Best of Use of Technology for Improved Traffic Management” at the ITS and Road Safety Awards 2016. The awards, held alongside the ITS Smart Mobility Forum, recognise companies who have contributed to improving road and driver safety in the Middle East.

We are truly delighted to have won the award as this represents our commitment to road safety by utilising our best practice methodologies and industry-leading technology,” says Brodie von Berg, Sales & Marketing Director for MiX Telematics Middle East & Australasia. “We would like to extend our gratitude to FMSi. With their local support and service, we have what is evidently an award winning combination.”

The award recognised the MiX SafeDrive solution, which was implement ... Read more »

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OSAKA, Japan - Wednesday, March 23rd 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic Corporation today announced Panasonic Avionics, a Panasonic unit that leads the world in inflight entertainment and communications, has been selected to supply the Cabin Services System (CSS) on the new family of Boeing 777X aircraft. Panasonic is currently the supplier of CSS on all Boeing 787 Dreamliners and 747-8 Intercontinental aircraft.

Panasonic’s CSS is a scalable, database driven, Ethernet-based network that provides core cabin functions such as passenger address, cabin interphone and environmental controls. CSS directly integrates with external subsystems such as cabin lighting and other airplane member systems across the airframe networks, including the inflight entertainment and connectivity solutions.

Paul Margis, President and Chief Executive Officer for Panasonic Avionics, said, “This agreement is the reflection of a growing relationship between Pana ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Saturday, March 19th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

A shopper was recently conned into paying AED 14,700 for what he thought was a famous gold watch brand he managed to purchase after winning the bid on an online auction site. Instead of finding his coveted watch, the victim was surprised to receive a crummy cardboard package containing a small piece of rock.

Lieutenant Colonel Taher Al Dhaheri, Head of the Organized Crime Combating Section at the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) at Abu Dhabi Police, warned against buying or taking part in unsafe online auctions. He pointed out that that the e-mail (ecrime@adpolice.gov.ae) has been provided to communicate on e-crimes.

He said: “The incident occurred a while back, but it was publicized specifically due to the growing number of unsafe online purchasing. The ADP has repeatedly warned against the risks of online shopping to prevent people from falling prey to cyber frauds, and t ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, March 23rd 2016 [ME NewsWire]

Sheikh Khalid Bakhit bin Tannaf Al Menhali hosted a Ministry of Interior (MoI) council at his home in the Baniyas region of Abu Dhabi. The council was headed by media figure Dr. Abdul Rahman Al Shamiri, Director General and Editor-in-Chief of Al Watan Newspaper. Participants in the council recommended enhancing communication channels between parents and children to protect teenagers from the dangers of drugs. They then requested the cooperation of all social institutions to combat the scourge of drugs, starting with the family, which is the pivot of societies.

The council was held amongst the education councils organized by the Law Respect Culture Bureau in cooperation with the Security Media Department at the General Secretariat of the Office of HH Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior. Participants in the council called to enhance the concerned institutions’ efforts to prepare ... Read more »

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