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ISTANBUL - Wednesday, April 27th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

    Key sessions include speeches from CEOs of Shell and Saudi Aramco, OPEC and UNFCCC leaders and a welcoming address from the President of Turkey
    4 day programme covers key issues such as the global commodity price storm, innovative business models, energy storage, and Ministerial dialogues addressing the grand transition and regional integration
    Fourth day of the Congress opens with a powerful line up of African energy leaders, looking to securing a sustainable energy future for Africa

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The 23rd World Energy Congress, which is taking place in Istanbul, between 9 and 13 October 2016 has today announced the first key highlights of its official event programme. Headline sessions will include weathering the commodity price storm and the impact of the COP21 agreement on the energy industry. Prominent leaders such as Jean-Bernard Levy, Ch ... Read more »

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SAN FRANCISCO - Wednesday, April 27th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

Visa Marks 100 Days to Olympic Games Opening Ceremonies:

Readies New Payment Technology Across Rio

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Visa (NYSE:V) today celebrated the 100 day milestone to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. In its 30th year as the exclusive payment provider of the Olympic Games, Visa is creating and managing the entire payment system infrastructure and network throughout all venues including stadiums, press centers, point-of-sale (POS), the Olympic Village and Olympic Superstores. This year Visa will implement 4,000 POS terminals across key Olympic venues, as well as 11 ATMs in partnership with Bradesco.

Visa also extends the value of its sponsorship to Olympic Games host cities, facilitating the development and advancement of payment infrastructure in those markets. This year Visa will introduce acceptance of new technologies and innovation throughout Rio, focusing on new ways to pay including paymen ... Read more »

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During the annual ceremony

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Saturday, April 23rd 2016 [ME NewsWire]

Under the auspices of His Excellency Major General Mohammed Khalfan Al Rumaithi, Commander-in-Chief of Abu Dhabi Police, the Capital Police Directorate recently held a ceremony to honor distinguished internal and external partners, security teams, and male and female police staff members. The ceremony that took place at the Police Officers Club in Abu Dhabi comes in recognition and appreciation for the partners’ fruitful cooperation, and for the distinguished staff members’ efforts in achieving new milestones that serve police work, according to the Ministry of Interior’s vision.

The honoring ceremony was attended by Colonel Ahmed Saif bin Zeitoun Al Muhairi, Director of the Capital Police Directorate; Colonel Dr. Rashid Mohammad Borshid, Head of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID)

 at the Abu Dhabi Police General Headqua ... Read more »

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In cooperation with the Zayed Charitable and Humanitarian Foundation

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Friday, April 22nd 2016 [ME NewsWire]

The Criminal Investigation Department at Abu Dhabi Police recently launched a community-based initiative that is considered the first of its kind for visually impaired people and their families to raise their awareness about the dangers of drugs. The initiative avails of the “Braille” system that is widely used by blind people to read and write, in order to combat this scourge, protect community members from falling prey to drugs and extend a helping hand to addicts.

The Abu Dhabi Police received 100 Braille awareness booklets from the Blind Printing Press Center of the Zayed Higher Organization for Humanitarian Care and Special Needs. These booklets are designed to acquaint visually impaired and blind people with the dangers of drugs. Both parties collaborated to issue these booklets to become a beacon of kn ... Read more »

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NEUCHATEL, Switzerland - Tuesday, April 26th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The company Swiss Advanced Vision (SAV-IOL SA - www.sav-iol.com) announced the availability of the intraocular lens (IOL) InFo Instant Focus© indicated for the treatment of cataract after removal of the crystalline lens, in a broader dioptric range.

The IOL InFo was launched in January 2016 with a range of 15 to 24D. The lens is now available with an extended range covering 5 to 30D - “Vision improvements are proven more and more every day; we have received excellent feedbacks from patients and surgeons. With this power range extension, more patients can now benefit from this unique implant” says Max Boysset, CEO of SAV-IOL. Through its unique design, InFo remains the sole premium lens allowing a neat vision at all distances without any adverse visual effects such as ghost images, halos, and glares.

After the successful launch of InFo Instant Focus© (CE mar ... Read more »

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HANNOVER, Germany - Tuesday, April 26th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

    Signing of Memorandum of Understanding at the Hannover Messe
    Agreement on potential for the joint development of automation standards for the electronics industry
    Partners intend to cooperate in line integration and automation concepts

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic and Siemens strive for the common advancement of digital production for the electronics industry. Against the backdrop of the Hannover Messe, Hiroyuki Aota, Director in charge of Factory Solutions Business and Executive Officer of Panasonic Corporation, and Anton S. Huber, CEO of the Digital Factory Division at Siemens AG, signed a Memorandum of Understanding setting out the intention of the two companies to work more closely together in the future in the fields of automation concepts for the electronics industry. The focus lies on standardized line integration concepts, which the partners plan to ... Read more »

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DENVER - Tuesday, April 26th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- MPEG LA, LLC has announced that coverage of its DisplayPort Patent Portfolio License was recently updated to include the latest DisplayPort standard specification, VESA DisplayPort Standard, Version 1.4, March 2016.

The DisplayPort Patent Portfolio License is offered for the convenience of DisplayPort users enabling them to obtain coverage under essential patents owned by multiple patent holders in a single license as an alternative to negotiating separate licenses. Interested parties may request a copy of the License at http://www.mpegla.com/main/programs/DisplayPort/Pages/AgreementExpress.aspx.

MPEG LA’s objective is to provide worldwide access to as much DisplayPort essential intellectual property as possible for the benefit of licensees. Any party that believes it has a patent which is essential to the DisplayPort standard is welcome to submit its patent(s) for an evaluation of essent ... Read more »

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