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The combination of SAT>IP with digital media players enables new TV experience

LUXEMBOURG - Wednesday, May 25th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES S.A. (Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) will demonstrate how live television can be brought to all the major media player platforms in the best possible quality at its ninth annual Industry Days, to be held in Luxembourg on 26 and 27 May.

During the event, SES’s industry partners will showcase live satellite-delivered television brought to the latest 4th generation Apple TV, Amazon FireTV 4K and various devices running the Google Android TV operating system, using SAT>IP technology. SAT>IP is an architecture for receiving and distributing satellite signals via IP. These demonstrations will leverage the work that SES and partners have already done to develop SAT>IP technology, which has now become a real enabler for these devices.

To date most media players do not provide the breadth of live te ... Read more »

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In Collaboration with Awqaf

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Saturday, May 21st 2016 [ME NewsWire]

In cooperation with the General Authority of Islamic Affairs and Endowments (Awqaf), the Abu Dhabi Civil Defense General Directorate continues its fire prevention awareness campaign. As the UAE summer heats up, and with summer vacations around the corner, the campaign will include the distribution of brochures and practical advice on fire safety requirements, at public gathering locations and mosques in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain and the Western Region.

Lt. Colonel Mohammed Abdul Jalil Al Ansari, Director General of the Abu Dhabi Civil Defense, noted that the campaign falls in line with the host of services provided by the Civil Defense to the community. It particularly aims to enhance community members’ awareness about the causes of fires and how to avoid them, as well as to acquaint people with the proper preventive precautionary measures that should be taken to ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Saturday, May 21st 2016 [ME NewsWire]

The Relations and Guidance Section of the Police College in Abu Dhabi, organized a cultural seminar attended by a number of college officers, staff and students, at Al Ittihad Hall in the college’s headquarters.

Colonel Waleed Salem Al Shamesi, Director General of the Police College, said that the seminar is part of a series of cultural activities that aim to encourage reading under the "Share my Knowledge" initiative. This initiative is intended primarily to enrich cultural and intellectual aspects among the students and staff members of the college, develop the cognitive perceptions of students, and contribute to their development at the academic and professional levels. He noted that this comes in line with the Ministry of Interior’s approach and strategy in mainstreaming and sharing knowledge among the Ministry’s staff members.

During the seminar, the advis ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Saturday, May 21st 2016 [ME NewsWire]

The Ministry of Interior’s council, hosted by Mufleh Ayed Al Ahbabi at his residence in the city of Al Ain, tackled “the role of the public’s cooperation with the police to ensure security”. Participants at the council stressed the need for concerted efforts amongst the various relevant authorities to promote awareness amongst the various segments of society about the different types of crimes that may compromise the security and stability of society, and the need to nurture an educated and conscious generation, in order to avoid all kinds of crimes in the future.

The council is part of the awareness councils organized by Law Respect Culture Bureau, in cooperation with the Security Media Department, at the General Directorate of Security Support at the General Secretariat of the Office of HH Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, and was moderated by media figure ... Read more »

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New Version of QuarkXPress Allows Designers to Create HTML5 Publications; Convert PDF, Illustrator and EPS Files to Native QuarkXPress Objects; and Much More

DENVER - Tuesday, May 24th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Quark Software Inc. announced today the official availability of QuarkXPress 2016, the newest version of Quark’s graphic design and desktop publishing software. Built on the success of QuarkXPress 2015, QuarkXPress 2016 introduces transformative functionality and game-changing features, such as HTML5 Publications. The new version also includes a range of the top user-requested features and continues to be sold as a perpetual license.

New Features Delivered

Designers around the world choose QuarkXPress as one of their primary design tools based on its performance, stability, sustainable pricing structure, and consistent feature innovation. QuarkXPress 2016 delivers on all counts with new features that include:

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Turkcell Becomes Latest Signatory of Humanitarian Connectivity Charter

ISTANBUL - Tuesday, May 24th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today at the World Humanitarian Summit, GSMA Director General Mats Granryd addressed the Leaders Roundtable on Financing: Investing in Humanity
and outlined the GSMA’s commitment to expanding the footprint of its Humanitarian Connectivity Charter. In his remarks, Granryd highlighted that the GSMA will offer expertise in mobile money and disaster preparedness and response to help address the opportunities and challenges of mobile cash disbursements in disaster-prone countries.

“The humanitarian crises facing our global community today are unprecedented and the unique scale and reach of mobile networks can help meet the challenges faced by humanitarian responders,” said Mats Granryd, Director General, GSMA. “The GSMA is committed to building on the momentum of the Humanitarian Connectivity Charter ... Read more »

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Leading Dubai-based property developer partners with global hotel operator as it gears up for the 2019 opening of Millennium Place JVT Dubai


Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, May 22nd 2016 [ME NewsWire]

The First Group has appointed Millennium & Copthorne to manage its stylish new hotel in Dubai’s thriving Jumeirah Village Triangle (JVT) district.

The landmark deal was inked on Thursday, the 19th of May, at an official signing ceremony attended by Rob Burns, Chief Operating Officer, The First Group, and Ali Hamad Lakhraim Alzaabi, President & CEO of Millennium & Copthorne, Middle East and Africa (MEA).

The newly-forged partnership will see the international hospitality group manage Millennium Place JVT Dubai, a contemporary four-star deluxe property that is scheduled to open in 2019.

A striking 34 storey glass-clad building with a sizeable inventory of 599 guest rooms, The First Group’s latest hotel venture i ... Read more »

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INGELHEIM, Germany & NORTH CHICAGO, Ill. - Tuesday, May 24th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

    After 12 weeks, approximately twice as many patients with moderate-to-severe Crohn’s disease, the majority of whom had previously failed treatment with one or more TNF antagonists, achieved clinical remission with risankizumab compared with placebo1
    Endoscopic remission was achieved in 15% and 20% of patients receiving 200 mg and 600 mg risankizumab, respectively, compared with three percent of patients receiving placebo after 12 weeks1
    These results indicate that the selective blockade of IL-23 with risankizumab may be a promising new therapeutic approach for this serious chronic disease and warrants further investigation

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Results were presented today from a proof-of-concept, Phase II, randomized, placebo-controlled study (NCT02031276) in Crohn’s disease with investigational biologic, ri ... Read more »

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Involvement also includes support of more than 50 athletes from over 16 countries


LOS ANGELES - Tuesday, May 24th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Global nutrition company Herbalife (NYSE: HLF) announced today it will be the official sponsor of the Costa Rican, Israeli, Italian and Vietnam National Olympic Committees all traveling to the Rio 2016 Olympics and Paralympic Games.

Herbalife will also support more than 50 athletes and 19 Paralympians from over 16 countries. These Olympic athletes will compete in sports including gymnastics, swimming, and track and field, representing some of the following countries: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, France, Guatemala, Panama, Peru, Israel, India, Italy, Uruguay, UK and Vietnam.

Herbalife’s full range of quality sports nutrition products is backed by science and used by more than 190 of its sponsored athletes around the world. Many of its sponsored teams also benefit ... Read more »

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