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Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, June 23rd 2016 [ME NewsWire]

 Dubai International (DXB) makes an indelible impression even when viewed from outer space with the addition of Concourse D. Concourse D, which is the last major facility that DXB has space for, has boosted the airport’s annual capacity to 90 million passengers. But the lack of space is not stopping the airport from growing. Dubai Airports has announced plans to increase DXB’s capacity to 118 million passengers per year by 2023 without building any additional infrastructure. The airport operator recently unveiled a new programme, dubbed DXB Plus, as part of its revised masterplan. DXB Plus will boost throughput and enhance service through the design and implementation of customer-centric processes and the application of smart technology. More information is available at www.damasterplan.ae

To download the satellite image of DXB, courtesy Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC), cli ... Read more »

Views: 73 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 06.23.2016

COLOMBES, France - Wednesday, June 22nd 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- OT (Oberthur Technologies), a leading global provider of embedded security software products and services, today announced its partnership with STET, the retail payment operator for French and European markets, and Cartes Bancaires CB Group (GIE-CB), the regulatory body for the payment card system to roll out mobile payment services in France.

Mobile payments are growing rapidly around the world, with an annual growth of 23,2% estimated until 2020*. In France, banks have commissioned STET and GIE-CB to work together to develop an industrial platform to enable banks to use this new payment method securely. The two national bodies have chosen to work with OT, a company that has acquired significant expertise in the field, participating in a range of projects with banks and smartphone manufacturers the world over.

By using OT’s Digital Enablement Platform (DEP), the customers of F ... Read more »

Views: 97 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 06.23.2016

Cablevision and Suddenlink Form #4 U.S. Cable Operator Altice USA


NEW YORK - Wednesday, June 22nd 2016 [ME NewsWire]

Company Names U.S. Senior Leadership Team, Effective Immediately

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Altice (Euronext: ATC, ATCB) announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Cablevision Systems Corporation, the leading communications service provider in the New York metropolitan area. Cablevision together with Suddenlink will form Altice USA, the #4 cable operator in the U.S., which serves more than 4.6 million Optimum and Suddenlink customers across 20 states.

Patrick Drahi, Founder and Controlling Shareholder of Altice: “The completion of the Cablevision acquisition marks a critical step in the development of the Altice Group. Altice USA is a key pillar of our business and a powerful and dynamic growth platform. We are very excited about our U.S. business and the opportunities we see in this market. We will accelerate network ... Read more »

Views: 111 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 06.23.2016

GOOGLE, AMAZON AND SAMSUNG TOP LIST OF THE WORLD’S MOST DYNAMIC BRANDS

CANNES, France - Tuesday, June 21st 2016 [ME NewsWire]

    Existing brand equity measures are outdated for the new world
    IPG Mediabrands, in partnership with The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, has created a new brand measure called a “dynamic score”
    Brands with a higher dynamic score enjoy better revenue growth as compared to brands with a lower dynamic score
    The dynamic score is made up of 4 dimensions – Agility, Responsiveness, Innovation and Sociability
    The D100 is determined by ranking the top 100 dynamic scores of brands from across the globe

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- IPG Mediabrands, the media holding arm of Interpublic Group (NYSE:IPG), in partnership with Jonah Berger, Associate Professor, The Wharton School at The University of Penns ... Read more »

Views: 78 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 06.23.2016

NEW YORK & OSAKA, Japan - Wednesday, June 22nd 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Global Alliance for TB Drug Development (Headquarters: New York, USA, “TB Alliance”) and Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (Headquarters: Osaka, Japan; “Takeda”) announced that they have entered into an agreement that further explores hits generated from a high-throughput screening program conducted to find novel compounds to improve treatment of tuberculosis (TB). The joint research program is funded through the Global Health Innovative Technology (GHIT) Fund, established for the purpose of promoting research and development of pharmaceutical products, vaccines and diagnostics needed for communicable diseases.

In June 2013, TB Alliance and Takeda initiated a program to screen Takeda’s library of 20,000 proprietary compounds to identify potential candidates that showed promise to be further developed into new TB treatments. This new collaborat ... Read more »

Views: 86 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 06.23.2016 | Comments (0)

ZOWIE will represent the company’s future releases in gaming

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, June 19th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

BenQ, one of the pioneers of professional gaming monitors and a leading human technology and solutions provider, has announced that the ZOWIE brand will represent its future releases in the gaming line.

BenQ acquired ZOWIE in 2015 in order to aggressively lead its eSports offerings with products that deliver true competitive advantages. Following its investment in ZOWIE gear, the company will continue to show its commitment to gamers by providing eSports athletes with premium professional gaming products via the ZOWIE brand. This means all future BenQ gaming-related merchandise will be introduced under the ZOWIE brand name. Combining the core competences of BenQ and ZOWIE, new ZOWIE-branded eSports devices will focus on ergonomics and personalization to provide innovations that truly enhance player performance and enjoyment.

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Views: 61 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 06.23.2016 | Comments (0)