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Visa Provides Athletes Advanced Payment Experiences to Enjoy the Games


SAN FRANCISCO - Friday, June 3rd 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Visa Inc. (NYSE:V), the exclusive payment provider at the Olympic and Paralympic Games, today introduced a new innovation for use at the Rio 2016 Games – the first payment wearable ring backed by a Visa account. The Visa payment ring will be given to all Team Visa athletes in Rio, a group of 45 Olympic hopefuls from around the world who embody Visa’s values of acceptance, partnership and innovation. The Visa payment ring is NFC-enabled, allowing Team Visa athletes to make purchases by simply tapping their ring at any NFC-capable payment terminal.

Key features of the ring make this a unique payment experience. The ring uses the patented NFC Ring® design of McLear & Co. that includes a secure microchip made by Gemalto, with an embedded NFC-enabled antenna, enabling contactless payment capabilitie ... Read more »

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BEIJING - Friday, June 3rd 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- JAC (Shanghai Stock Exchange 600418) JAC remains the industry’s sales champion, having sold 300,000 S3s during the last 20 months. The S3 has set several records since its launch, from achieving a breakthrough of 10,000 units in its first month, to overtaking sales of other compact SUVs in the global market within three months. With current average sales of 15,000 units a month, the S3 has cemented its position as the SUV industry’s sales champion.

Young drivers have been particularly attracted to the S3, with its core characteristics ”Easy To Buy, Easy To Drive, Easy To Own” having a widespread appeal. Tailoring their designs to young customers’ demands for a fashionable appearance, enhanced driving experience and intelligent specifications, JAC released the S3II in September 2015. This new model maintains the original S3’s stylish interior, while making 19 improvemen ... Read more »

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New Program Engages Fashion Entrepreneurs Aiming to Reduce their Water Impact

SAN FRANCISCO - Wednesday, June 1st 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Levi Strauss & Co. (LS&Co.) today announced the launch of the LS&Co. Collaboratory, an annual fellowship program for socially and environmentally conscious entrepreneurs who see design and sustainability as inextricably linked and are working to create a more sustainable apparel industry.

With a curriculum designed by the Aspen Institute Business & Society Program, this first-of-its-kind fellowship program will bring together innovators, designers and bold thinkers who are working to advance sustainability in the apparel industry. The fellows will have the opportunity to work at LS&Co.’s Eureka Innovation Lab and tap into the company’s deep network of people and resources to bring their aspirations to life.

“As an industry, we need to make sustainability a top prior ... Read more »

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INGELHEIM, Germany - Thursday, June 2nd 2016 [ME NewsWire]

    Comprehensive ELUXA trial programme explores olmutinib* (BI 1482694) as a monotherapy and in several combination studies
    Olmutinib will be studied in combination with the immuno-oncology therapy Keytruda®+, second-generation TKI Giotrif®/Gilotrif®**, anti-angiogenic agents Vargatef®*** and Avastin®, and Boehringer Ingelheim’s investigational IGF mAb BI 836845****
    Accelerated trial programme underway with ELUXA 1 trial fully enrolled; additional Phase III trials to start soon

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Boehringer Ingelheim has initiated the ELUXA trial programme, designed to further investigate the therapeutic potential of olmutinib* (BI 1482694 / HM61713), a novel third-generation, epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) mutation-specific tyrosine kinase inhibitor (TKI) for the treatment of EGFR mutation-positive non-small c ... Read more »

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BANGALORE, India & IRVINE, Calif. - Thursday, June 2nd 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) announced today that Motherhood Hospitals, a maternal care specialist with five hospitals in three cities in India, has standardized on Masimo SET® (Signal Extraction Technology) pulse oximetry at all locations. Motherhood Hospitals will also be screening for Critical Congenital Heart Disease (CCHD) using Masimo’s technology.

“We evaluated several technologies and found Masimo SET pulse oximetry to be the most reliable even in the most challenging conditions,” said Dr. Mohammed Rehan Sayeed, Chairman, Motherhood Hospitals. “This entire standardization exercise was driven by the clinical staff.”

Masimo SET® Measure-through Motion and Low Perfusion™ pulse oximetry measures oxygen saturation (SpO2), pulse rate (PR), and perfusion index (PI), and helps clinicians monitor more than an estimated 100 millio ... Read more »

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Acquisition Will Accelerate Growth and Innovation for Identity Defined Security Leader

DENVER - Thursday, June 2nd 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Ping Identity, the leader in Identity Defined Security, today announced that it has been acquired by Vista Equity Partners (“Vista”), a leading private equity firm focused on software, data and technology-enabled businesses. The acquisition will allow Ping Identity to accelerate growth and innovation through strategic acquisitions and focused investment in its leading enterprise Identity-as-a-Service (IDaaS) capabilities, which places identity at the core of enterprise security.

“This is a great day for Ping Identity, as the investment validates what we’ve built: the leading Identity and Access Management platform,” said Andre Durand, CEO of Ping Identity. “Enterprises require a partner who can effectively integrate every technology stack and cloud platform to provide secur ... Read more »

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MTN and WorldRemit mobile-to-mobile remittances now available for Ivorian diaspora

LONDON - Thursday, June 2nd 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Digital money transfer service WorldRemit – the UK’s fastest-growing technology firm1 – and MTN Cote D’Ivoire have launched instant international remittances to MTN Mobile Money wallets in Cote D’Ivoire.

With the WorldRemit app, the Ivorian diaspora can now send overseas money transfers to any MTN Mobile Money wallet in Cote D’Ivoire – with a few simple taps. This means people in Cote D’Ivoire can now receive vital remittance payments on their phones or at any of the 10,000 nearest MTN money transfer agents as cash.

WorldRemit is the leading sender of digital remittances from its website and app to Mobile Money worldwide, sending to 33 different services in 24 countries across Europe, Africa, Asia and the Pacific. More than 100,000 WorldRemit transfers go to ... Read more »

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Studiotech Poland will use SES capacity for Polish public broadcaster Telewizja Polska’s Digital Satellite News Gathering stations

LUXEMBOURG & WARSAW, Poland - Wednesday, June 1st 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES S.A. (Euronext Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG), one of the world-leading satellite operators, announced today a long-term partnership with Studiotech Poland, a leading audiovisual engineering company and manufacturer of digital broadcast solutions, to provide satellite capacity to the Polish public broadcaster Telewizja Polska (TVP) at 23.5 degrees East.

Studiotech Poland, who recently won TVP’s public tender, will use satellite capacity from SES to provide for Polish broadcaster's Satellite News Gathering (SNG) needs.

“We are pleased to enter into cooperation with Studiotech, recognized for providing quality professional audio and video equipment, and supplying turnkey services,” said Norbert Hölzle, Senior V ... Read more »

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LUXEMBOURG - Wednesday, June 1st 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Government of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg is pleased to announce an international press conference to highlight the latest developments of the recently announced spaceresources.lu initiative. The initiative defines a framework for the exploration and commercial utilization of resources from Near Earth Objects (NEOs), such as asteroids.

The press conference will be hosted by:

    Mr. Xavier Bettel, Prime Minister, Minister of State, Minister for Communications and Media
    Mr. Étienne Schneider, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of the Economy

This media event will be held in the presence of:

    Mr. Jean-Jacques Dordain, long-standing Director General of the European Space Agency ESA
    Dr. Simon Pete Worden, long-standing Director of NASA’s Ames Research Center

The press conference i ... Read more »

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 Abu Dhabi Traffic Discusses Traffic Studies Cooperation with the United Arab Emirates and New York Universities

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Monday, May 30th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

The Traffic and Patrols Directorate at Abu Dhabi Police has discussed scientific cooperation with the United Arab Emirates and New York Universities, to benefit from their research centers for the purpose of traffic studies and research, with a view to raising traffic safety levels in Abu Dhabi.

During their visit to the Traffic Creativity and Innovation Center at the Directorate, delegates from the two universities reviewed the strategy for developing supporting systems and software. The aim of this strategy is to implement the best international practices, harness artificial intelligence systems and provide interconnectivity and integration between various systems, to achieve sustainable traffic safety.

Lieutenant Colonel Dr. Eng. Badr Ahmed Al Harithi, Head of the ... Read more »

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Tanzania Programme Features Executives from Organisations including Airtel Africa, Ericsson, Huawei, the Internet Society, ONEm, Tigo and Vodacom


LONDON - Wednesday, June 1st 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA today announced the first speakers for the 2016 Mobile 360 Series – Africa conference, which will take place 26 – 28 July at the Julius Nyerere International Convention Centre in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Tigo has been confirmed as Platinum Sponsor for the event, CM Groep and TransferTo Inc. as Silver Sponsors, and Huawei is the Global Industry Supporter for the full Mobile 360 Series of conferences taking place throughout 2016. Additionally, Mobile 360 – Africa is fully endorsed by the Tanzania Commission for Science and Technology (COSTECH) and the Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority (TCRA).

“The mobile industry is playing a key role in driving digital, financial and social inclusion in many African co ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Monday, May 30th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

The Permanent Higher Commission for Security Media of the Ministry of Interior (MoI) organized a workshop about introducing, applying and enforcing official spokesperson policies and social media use at the MoI. The workshop was held in the auditorium at the Ministry’s headquarters. It was attended by a large number of officers from the media and public relations departments of the Ministry’s various sectors, as well as personnel from the Police General Headquarters in the UAE.

Major Fawaz Ali Abdullah, Director of the Security Media Department at Abu Dhabi Police and President of the Permanent Higher Commission for Security Media, stressed that the methodologies of the Ministry’s committees require laying the groundwork for regulating all aspects of its work. He said that the role of the Commission is to supervise security media affairs and needs regulatory and executive policies ... Read more »

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COLOMBES, France - Wednesday, June 1st 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Network International , the leading payment solutions provider in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) and OT (Oberthur Technologies), a leading global provider of embedded security software products and services, today announced their partnership to offer to banks in the MEA region OT’s dynamic cryptogram payment card to secure online transactions - OT MOTION CODE™ solution.

The OT MOTION CODE™ solution provides an extra layer of security for Card-Not-Present (CNP) transactions (ecommerce transactions via telephone or Internet for instance). The technology replaces the static 3-digit security code usually printed on the back of a card, by a mini screen that displays a code, which is automatically refreshed according to an algorithm, typically every hour.

For the cardholder, the solution is fully transparent: no plug-in to install on their web browser, no button to press ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, June 2nd 2016 [ME NewsWire]

 Grundfos, the award-winning world leader in pump manufacturing, has long been a strong global advocate of water efficiency. Access to safe water is one of the greatest challenges in the world, which will only increase in line with the growing climate changes. Today 1 billion people are without access to safe water and more people will suffer.

Fasting during Ramadan enables us to think about what life is like for people in countries who do not have sufficient food or safe drinking water. As the worldwide demand for food is expected to rise, there are countries that have been unable to sustain agricultural crops, because of the non-availability of sufficient power for irrigation, as well as climate changes causing the shortage of rainfall.

With global urbanization and population increases, the demand for electricity is increasing day by day, even society is trying to apply energy efficien ... Read more »

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LONDON - Wednesday, June 1st 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- IBC announced today that Erik Huggers, President and CEO of Vevo, will deliver a Keynote on Saturday 10 September at its forthcoming IBC2016 Conference.

A long time TV and technology innovation leader both in the US and in Europe, Erik is responsible for all things Vevo with a focus on driving the strategy and growth of the re-boot of the company’s global footprint across product and technology, programming and branding, sales and business development.

As the world’s leading all-premium music video and entertainment platform, with over 17 billion monthly views globally, Vevo is an exciting addition to the IBC2016 Conference; Erik is known for disrupting content delivery and media services through next generation user experiences and technologies.

In this keynote Saturday September 10 2016 session, Erik will share key research insights into how the online generation listens t ... Read more »

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