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 Affiliation with IEEE, Japan Country team, 17 new members and new workgroups expand fog computing initiatives on a global scale

FREMONT, Calif. - Wednesday, April 13th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- OpenFog Consortium (OpenFog) announces an affiliation with The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE); new Board Directors from GE Digital, IEEE and Schneider Electric; 17 new members; and its first country team in Japan, signifying the rapid growth and market interest in fog computing. The new members are leaders in fog computing research and technologies and will support OpenFog’s work to create an open reference architecture for fog computing that supports intelligence at the edge of an end-to-end IoT solution.

GE Digital, IEEE and Schneider Electric have joined OpenFog’s Board of Directors, effective immediately. The new Board members are Greg Petroff, Chief Experience Officer at GE Digital; Pascal Brosset, Senior Vice ... Read more »

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PARIS - Tuesday, April 12th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

    Blockchain, Fintech, E-ID, E-Government, and Data Management to be the core themes of the event – this year held in Cannes for the first time
    Speakers to include Osama Bedier (CEO, Poynt) and JB Straubel (Co-founder, Tesla Motors)

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- New name, new format, new targets, new venue… there’s no doubt this year’s global event dedicated to secure payment, identification and connections is going to break the mould.

The show was first held over thirty years ago under the name “Cartes Secure Connexions”, to promote the new-born technology of smartcards. Now it has been re-named “TRUSTECH (incorporating CARTES)”, a better reflection of the way the industry and the event have evolved, and of its focus on trust-based technologies.

What’s more, this event – redesigned to encourage networking and to pr ... Read more »

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Awards program sponsored by W.L. Gore & Associates honors physicians advancing therapy and improving patient and clinical performance

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. & SÃO PAULO - Wednesday, April 13th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc. (Gore) today announced the nominees and opening of voting for the 2016-2017 Pioneers in Performance Awards for Latin America at the Congreso Internacional Cirugia Endovascular 2016 (CICE) Symposium in São Paulo.

Each year, distinguished physicians are honored with the Pioneers in Performance Awards sponsored by Gore. These physicians are nominated by their peers for their unrelenting dedication to advancing vascular and endovascular therapy and minimally invasive treatment options for patients worldwide, including aortic and lower-limb bypass and dialysis access surgery. This year’s nominees can be viewed by visiting http://pioneersinperformance.com/la.

The academy of past Pioneers in ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Friday, April 8th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

The Virtual Global Taskforce (VGT) approved a project to form a work group that includes law enforcement entities affiliated to the Virtual Global Taskforce (VGT) members, alongside its private and public sector partners. This project aims at reviewing the child abuse reporting mechanisms and identifying the latest criminal methods to prevent the growing availability of harmful child sexual abuse materials online.

During the meeting that concluded on Thursday in the Colombian city of Cartagena, the Virtual Global Taskforce (VGT) expressed its concern over the increasing and alarming numbers of reports of child sexual abuse material online received by international law enforcement agencies.

In their final statement, the VGT members indicated that reports of child sexual abuse material online received by international law enforcement agencies have doubled in 2015, and are expected to increas ... Read more »

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TAIPEI, Taiwan - Tuesday, April 12th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Posiflex Technology, Inc., a global leading brand in the design and manufacture of POS solutions has been recognised by the internationally renowned Red Dot Award: Product Design 2016 for its latest compact, all-in-one POS terminal – model HS-3510W.

Held annually since 1955, the Red Dot Award is considered the most valuable accolade for high quality design across different industries. A 41-strong international Red Dot jury evaluates submissions on product ergonomics, functionality and design quality, bestowing the sought-after seal of quality only to those products that stand out clearly from comparable entries thanks to their excellent design.

The newly-launched POS terminal HS-3510W delivers innovation and versatility in a compact and stylish design. Despite its small size, the fanless HS-3510W is a true “all-in-one” POS solution, and the 10” touch-screen termi ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, April 12th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

The Force 7 Department at the General Directorate of Guards and Special Tasks at Abu Dhabi Police recently honored the top achieving runner Rashid Butti Al Qubaisi , who ranked first in the Spartan Race, which was held in the Kingdom of Bahrain earlier this month.

Colonel Rashid Saeed Al Shamesi, Head of the Force 7 Department, praised the outstanding achievement made by Al Qubaisi, former runner in the UAE Athletics Team, and coach for the Abu Dhabi Police Team for his valuable contributions and achievements.

The honoring ceremony was attended by Lieutenant Colonel Ali Hamad Shnain Al Hassani, Head of the Field Training Section; Major Salim Mubarak Al Khaiaili, Head of the Support Services Section; and Major Mubarak bin Qarour Al Ameri, Head  of the Force 7 Section in the Western region, along with a number of officers.

It is worth mentioning that the Rashid Al Qubaisi is t ... Read more »

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Seasoned Travel Expert Will Lead Brand-Wide “Stay Inspired” Initiative and Curated Conrad 1/3/5 Experiences

MCLEAN, Va. - Tuesday, April 12th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Conrad Hotels & Resorts today announced the appointment of Peter Jon Lindberg as the brand’s new Director of Inspiration. Tasked with driving the vision behind Conrad’s Stay Inspired initiative (www.StayInspired.com), Lindberg will assume the Director of Inspiration role on April 18.

The successful Stay Inspired brand initiative, which launched in October 2015, trains and empowers Team Members to be avid storytellers for their destinations, offering guests insider know-how and under-the-radar experiences not found in the pages of a guidebook. Lindberg will play an integral role in working with onsite concierge teams to curate Conrad’s collection of bespoke 1, 3, and 5 hour itineraries that inspire guests to seek out local culture, art, food, and adve ... Read more »

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The 2016 World Energy Congress is taking place in Istanbul, 9-13 October 2016

ISTANBUL - Tuesday, April 12th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- With less than six months to go until the opening of the 2016 World Energy Congress, which is taking place in Istanbul between 9th and 13th October, we are delighted to confirm that a broad range of partners from right across the energy spectrum have confirmed their exhibition space. These partners include Saudi Aramco, Sonatrach, ITER, Engie and Qatar Petroleum.

The World Energy Congress is regarded as the most influential and inclusive gathering of senior leaders from all segments of the energy community and is attracting speakers with global reputations from senior figures in politics, business and academia. To date 176 speakers have already been confirmed, including Fatih Birol (IEA), Bob Dudley (BP), Seung – Hoon Lee (KOGAS), Strive Masiyiwa (Econet) and many more.

Hasan Murat Mercan, President of ... Read more »

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LONDON - Wednesday, April 13th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) announced today that it will reduce its activity in Venezuela to align operations with cash collections. This measure is a result of insufficient payments received in recent quarters and a lack of progress in establishing new mechanisms that address past and future accounts receivable.

Schlumberger appreciates the efforts of its main customer in the country to find alternative payment solutions and remains fully committed to supporting the Venezuelan exploration and production industry. However, Schlumberger is unable to increase its accounts receivable balances beyond their current level.

The reduction in activity levels will take place over the current month and will be made in close coordination with all customers in Venezuela to continue servicing those customers with available cash flow, while allowing for a safe and orderly wind down of operations for oth ... Read more »

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PHILADELPHIA - Tuesday, April 12th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Chemtura Corporation (NYSE: CHMT) (EURONEXT: CHMT) announces the expansion of the Low Free (LF) MDI polyurethane elastomers production capacity at its Latina, Italy facility. The expansion, due for completion by the end of 2016, will complement Chemtura’s existing LF MDI production capability in Gastonia, North Carolina, USA, and ensure a flexible, reliable supply of LF MDI for Chemtura’s customers.

Chemtura manufactures the broadest line of Low Free prepolymers, including product families based on Low Free TDI, MDI, PPDI and HDI for cast elastomer applications and benefits from one of the most efficient and effective LF manufacturing processes in the industry.

ADIPRENE® LF MDI prepolymers form part of Chemtura’s premium MbOCA replacement technology, which offers improved processing over MbOCA-free alternatives and outstanding performance in the most demanding uretha ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Friday, April 8th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

Participants at two Ministry of Interior’s councils held in Al Ain and Al Samha Area in Abu Dhabi stressed the importance of raising the public’s awareness and promote cooperation between the police and members of society to enhance security and stability.

In the city of Al Ain, the council was hosted by Muta’red Saif Al Afari in his residence. The council is part of the awareness 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 stressed the importance of raising the public’s awareness by focusing on promoting the optimal use of social media, without violating the privacy of others.

The participants in the council, held under the theme “Invasion of Privacy through Social Media,” stressed the nee ... Read more »

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During an Introductory Meeting Attended by Al Rumaithi

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Saturday, April 9th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

The Abu Dhabi Police reiterated their unrelenting support to their sports teams and called upon them to achieve further excellence and the highest positions in the local, regional, and international championships.

Major General Mohammed Khalfan Al Rumaithi, Commander-in-Chief of Abu Dhabi Police, emphasized the full support to all of the outstanding Abu Dhabi Police teams and male and female players. He issued his directives to overcome any potential obstacles that teams and players may face, to encourage them to maintain their leading positions and achievements in the upcoming seasons’ sports championships; to further promote the reputation of the Abu Dhabi Police.

He also called for establishing highly competent police teams, and encouraged staff members with athletic skills to join these teams. He also called for pro ... Read more »

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