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LONDON - Wednesday, July 13th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Multi-Academy-Award-winning Director Ang Lee (Brokeback Mountain, Life of Pi) to deliver visionary Keynote address on Monday 12 September at the IBC2016 Conference in Amsterdam as part of the IBC Big Screen Experience.

The IBC Big Screen Experience is at the heart of the IBC2016 Conference where more than 300 speakers are expected to attend to share insights on key issues at the heart of the entertainment, media and technology sector under the headline conference theme, Transformation in the “Digital Era: Leadership, Strategy and Creativity in Media and Entertainment.”

Julian Pinn, Executive Producer, IBC Big Screen Experience said: “There is no finer keynote presenter for this year’s IBC Big Screen Experience than Ang Lee and we are very honored to be hosting him. For over two decades, Ang Lee has shown true mastery in utilising cutting-edge science and cinematographic ... Read more »

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 Wins International Data Corporation (IDC)’s HPC Innovation Excellence Award


SAN FRANCISCO - Tuesday, July 12th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Kinetica, the leading provider of analytical in-memory databases powered by graphics processing units (GPUs), today announced that its success with the United States Postal Service (USPS) earned the world’s largest logistics organization recognition as a 2016 winner of International Data Corporation (IDC)’s HPC Innovation Excellence Awards. USPS has deployed Kinetica to optimize the operations of its several-hundred-thousand vehicles and employees, using visualizations and analytics of real-time data to efficiently deliver goods to the more than 154 million addresses across the United States.

Faced with the daunting task of managing the nation's postal service with increasingly limited resources, USPS needs to continuously improve safety, efficiency, and services without overspen ... Read more »

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Doha, Qatar - Tuesday, July 12th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

QNB Group, the leading bank in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region, announced its results for the six months ended 30 June 2016.

For the first half of 2016, Net Profit reached QAR6.2 billion, (USD 1.7 billion) up by 12% compared to last year. Total assets increased by 36% from June 2015 to reach QAR692 billion (USD190 billion), the highest ever achieved by the Group.

On 15 June 2016, QNB Group completed the acquisition of 99.81% stake in Finansbank A.Ş. – Turkey.

The growth in assets was driven by loans and advances which grew by 39% to reach QAR497 billion (USD136 billion). At the same time QNB Group increased customer funding by 29% to QAR488 billion (USD134 billion). This led to the Group’s loans to deposit ratio reaching 101.7%.

QNB Group’s prudent cost control policy and strong revenue generating capability allowed it to maintain an efficiency ratio (cost to income ... Read more »

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Environmental regulations miss the mark on reducing diesel engines’ carbon emissions

TORONTO - Wednesday, July 13th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Regulations, ranging from the 2015 Paris Agreement’s wide ranging guidelines to mandates on nonroad vehicles, have all aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

But as Ken Hunter, Founder and CEO of Hunter Ultrasonics, points out in a recent article, the measures to reduce pollution exclude a key part of the process – regular, thorough cleaning of engine filters.

Read “Ultrasonic Cleaning - the Green Way to Clean Diesel Particulate Filters” for more information.

Diesel vehicle owners, operators and manufactures should call on governments around the globe to not just require Diesel Particulate Filters (DPFs) on all diesel engines, but also provide guidance on proper maintenance and cleaning of those filters in all future standards.

This is an essential pa ... Read more »

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