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Multi-year contract renewal will build the strongest video neighbourhood in the region and continue to support the Ghana digital switchover process


LUXEMBOURG & ACCRA - Tuesday, May 31st 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES (Euronext Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG), a world-leading satellite operator, announced today that it has signed a multi-year renewal contract with K-NET, an ICT and Telecoms platform services company based in Ghana. This new extension agreement will continue to support the rollout of Ghana direct-to-home (DTH) and digital terrestrial television (DTT) services and, in addition, bring data services for corporate and GSM networks via SES’s prime orbital position at 28.2 degrees East.

K-Net is SES’s partner and teleport service provider in Ghana (see press release from 24 May 2016). This renewal will ensure 100% coverage for DTH and DTT deployment in the region, which will allow the Ghanaian population to receive local and ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, May 29th 2016 [ME NewsWire]
Athena Properties, development and project manager of the Two Rivers Mall in Nairobi, Kenya, has appointed TGM Consultants as joint Leasing Agents to support the retail leasing function.
Taking its name from the Giichi and Ruiruaka rivers that flow through the city, Two Rivers is 100 acres mixed use development with an 851,000 sqm buildable bulk area.  The development is set in the Nairobi’s Blue Zone surrounded by the United Nations, US Embassy and Canadian Embassy. The development is anchored by the largest retail and entertainment centre known as the Two Rivers Lifestyle Centre. The mall is the largest in sub-Saharan Africa at 66,000 sqm of GLA and an additional 20,000sqm of Office space in addition to  the Mall. The mall is set on 10 acres and will have more than 200 shops anchored by Carrefour as the Hypermarket and Magic Planet as the kids entertainment centre. Additionally, the centr ... Read more »

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LUXEMBOURG & ACCRA, Ghana - Tuesday, May 31st 2016 [ME NewsWire]

    SES reaches two million TV homes in Ghana, an overall growth of 18% since 2014
    91% of Ghanaian satellite TV homes receive their channels via SES satellites
    Satellite grows and remains the central pillar of digital broadcasting infrastructure
    SES continues to be the world’s leading video platform

SES increases its technical reach in Ghana, serves more TV homes in the country

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES S.A. (Euronext Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG), a world-leading satellite operator, today announced the results of its Satellite Monitor study in Ghana, which shows that SES has increased its technical reach in the country to two million TV homes. This signifies an increase of over 18% TV homes in Ghana compared to 2014, which brings SES’s overall household reach in Ghana to more than 35% of all TV homes ... Read more »

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RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. - Wednesday, June 1st 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Quintiles, the world’s largest provider of product development and integrated healthcare services, today announced its Precision Enrollment offering. The new enrollment model is designed to significantly accelerate site start-up and patient recruitment in oncology clinical trials working with the company’s network of investigative sites across the U.S and leveraging secondary data (e.g. electronic health records-EHRs.) In this new model, the traditional site start-up pathway is realigned so a site is only opened after a patient is identified.

“The rise of precision medicine, scarcity of patients and investigators, combined with increasingly complex trial protocols, requires innovative approaches to clinical trial implementation,” said Cynthia Verst, PharmD, president, Clinical Operations at Quintiles. “This solution harnesses Quintiles’ deep the ... Read more »

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Tesla Motors, Google, Poynt, Worldpay, Santander Bank…

PARIS - Tuesday, May 31st 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The next edition of the global event focusing on secure payment, identification and connection solutions will offer the best topic-focused conference sessions and an exclusive speaker line-up.

The following executives will give a keynote speech:

JB STRAUBEL, Co-founder & CTO, TESLA MOTORS

JB has been since 2005 the CTO of the world’s most innovative company, Tesla Motors (as named by FORBES magazine, 2015). At Tesla, JB manages the technical direction and engineering design of the Tesla products including battery technology, power electronics, motors, software, firmware and controls. He also has responsibility for new technology evaluation, R&D, technical diligence review of key vendors, and building partner relationships.

ADRIAN LUDWIG, Director of Engineering, Lead Engineer, Android Security, GOOG ... Read more »

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TAIPEI, Taiwan - Wednesday, June 1st 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Clientron Corp., a global leading provider of Thin Client, POS and embedded systems, is introducing its latest products with innovative design at Computex 2016, held in Taipei, Taiwan from May 31th to June 4th, 2016. Clientron will unveil its new industry Thin Client IT800 with industrial PC quality and R800 for mainstream Thin Client applications. Meanwhile, Clientron is showcasing the brand new all-in-one POS terminal Bello series, supporting built-in NFC reader and dual customer displays for user experience enhancement. At this show, visitors can view what benefits of green technology, innovative design, and reliable quality Clientron brings for your applications.

The exhibition of Thin Client product line features the comprehensive Thin Client solutions from cost effective ARM-based platform to high performance x86 quad-core platform, including the new mainstream Thin Client R800 based on t ... Read more »

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Record Shipments Reflect Company’s Leadership in DisplayPort over USB-C Connectivity for Mobile Devices and Connected VR Headsets

SANTA CLARA, Calif. & BEIJING - Tuesday, May 31st 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Analogix Semiconductor, Inc. today announced that it has now shipped more than 10 million DisplayPort™ over USB-C™ controllers and transmitters into mobile devices and accessories featuring USB-C charging ports, even though the USB Power Delivery Specification (PD) and USB Type-C™ Cable and Connector Specification were just released earlier this year.

With manufactures increasingly opting for DisplayPort over USB-C for their flagship smartphones due to its capability to deliver the highest resolutions at the lowest power, Analogix’sSlimPort® branded products have emerged as the leading connectivity solutions for mobile applications that require simultaneous transmission of high-resolution video, audio, USB da ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, May 26th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

A Korean delegation visited the Special Tasks Department of the General Directorate of Guards and Special Tasks at the Abu Dhabi Police (ADP) General Headquarters. The delegation came within the framework of training and advisory cooperation between the ADP and Korean police, which exchanges  information and experience, as well as field training sessions, to become better acquainted with experience and practices that suit the needs of both countries.

During a meeting held in his office with the guest delegation, Colonel Matar Musbah Al Dhaheri, Acting Head of the Special Tasks Department, explained that the visit falls within an agenda of enhancing joint cooperation and exchange of training and academic experience; identifying methods of dealing with major events, ceremonies, crises and disasters; and implementing security practices in these situations, according to the highest of internatio ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, May 31st 2016 [ME NewsWire]

Headed by Brigadier Ghaith Hassan Al Zaabi, Director General, Traffic Coordination General Directorate at the Ministry of Interior (MoI), a delegation from the UAE participated in the ‎16th Arab Conference for Heads of Traffic Authorities, which was recently hosted in the Tunisian capital, between the 25-26th May.

The meeting discussed a number of topics on its agenda, including updating traffic accident statistic records in the Arab countries, the role of traffic authorities in achieving road safety, and the image of traffic officers in the Arab media.

The participants also looked at a comprehensive vision for an all-inclusive traffic awareness campaign, the latest developments in the technical inspection of vehicles, as well as their role in reducing traffic accidents.

Additionally, the participants reviewed the experiences of Arab countries in regulating traffic and reducing ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, May 26th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

The Abu Dhabi Police (ADP) General Headquarters (GHQ), represented by the Medical Services Department affiliated to the General Directorate of Finance and Services, recently launched an initiative under the theme “Your Health in Ramadan.” This initiative aims to educate the public and raise their awareness about diabetes and asthma.

Brigadier Saif Hamdan Rashid Al Ka'bi, Deputy Director of Finance and Services at the Abu Dhabi Police, emphasized that the initiative not only aims to improve knowledge and habits, but also provide advice and guidance to diabetics about avoiding the negative effects of either poor or excessive food consumption while fasting. “It is imperative to raise health awareness among people who are fasting about the quality and quantity of meals and medication schedules during Ramadan. This is with a view to maintaining patient health, especially for peop ... Read more »

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Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, May 29th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

 Ras Al Khaimah Research and Innovation Center (RAKRIC), a research center under the umbrella of the American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK), has won the 2016 Emirates Green Building Council’s prestigious ‘Green Building Research Award’.

RAKRIC, located in Jazeera Al Hamra, Ras Al Khaimah, is a state of the art research and development center specializing in sustainable system solution development related to solar technologies.  The center acts as a bridge between academics and new product development within the engineering industry.

The annual awards ceremony, this year hosted at the Al Murooj Rotana Hotel in Dubai, recognizes companies across the MENA region which have demonstrated a clear implementation of sustainable design, construction and operation in terms of their buildings and facilities.

The selection committee were unanimous in choo ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Saturday, May 28th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

With Ramadan around the corner, the Ministry of Interior is launching a nationwide campaign against beggary, which tends to increase during the Holy Month. The ministry has directed its key relevant sectors and different police general headquarters in the UAE, to implement this comprehensive awareness campaign, under the theme ‘Fight Begging’, aimed at stamping out this objectionable occurrence and boost security awareness amongst members of the public, on the risks of sympathizing with beggars.

Police teams and relevant security authorities at the countrywide level will be intensifying patrols and increasing their presence in public places. These efforts will be complemented by a comprehensive awareness campaign implemented by the Security Media Department, at the General Secretariat of the Office of HH Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, via various media. The campaign i ... Read more »

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TAIPEI, Taiwan - Tuesday, May 31st 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, Quanta Computers, a leading global electronics ODM and the world's largest Notebook PC manufacturer, together with ImmerVision, the inventor of the 360-degree panomorph lens and worldwide expert in immersive optical and imaging technology announce the launch of the world’s first 360-degree live VR streaming add-on camera, designed for the ever-burgeoning smart phone market.

“We are honored and excited that Quanta, with its longstanding expertise in the international consumer electronics space, chose ImmerVision panomorph technology to create the very first VR add-on 360ᵒ camera for mobile devices,” says Alessandro Gasparini, Executive Vice President, Chief Commercial Officer at ImmerVision.

Our goal is to offer brand customers and millions of smart phone users around the world unprecedented access to the most advanced panomorph lens technology, giving them the ... Read more »

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