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Tomorrowland’s main stage for its annual UNITE events will be transmitted to seven cities across the world in HD via SES satellites

LUXEMBOURG - Thursday, July 21st 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES S.A. (Euronext Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG), the world leading satellite operator, and Tomorrowland, the largest electronic dance music festival in the world, today announced their collaboration to broadcast the main festival in Belgium live to seven countries in high definition (HD).

Tomorrowland, a three-day festival, is expecting a turnout of 180,000 at its main venue in Boom, Belgium. Themed UNITE, the second night of the event will be simultaneously held in seven other countries - Mexico, India, Japan, Colombia, Germany, South Africa and Israel. The UNITE concept was initiated last year, with a live connection to Mumbai and Mexico City.

On the second day of the event, 23 July, from 9 pm to 1 am CET, the performances from the main stage in Belg ... Read more »

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 Sixty Olympic and Paralympic athletes form the company’s largest, most diverse Team Visa

SAN FRANCISCO - Thursday, July 21st 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) announced today the full Team Visa roster for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. With 60 athletes, it is the most expansive group of Olympic and Paralympic athletes that Visa has supported to date.

Team Visa has grown by 62 percent since the last Olympic Games, with athletes representing a range of 26 sports, from diving and dressage to taekwondo and table tennis.

Since the program began in 2000, Team Visa has aimed to provide athletes with the tools, resources and support they need to reach their highest potential, regardless of origin or background. Hopefuls representing Team Visa at Rio 2016 are selected based on their personal journeys to the Olympic and Paralympic Games, athletic achievements and community involvement.

This year’s Team Visa includes ... Read more »

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COLOMBES, France - Thursday, July 21st 2016 [ME NewsWire]
(BUSINESS WIRE)-- OT (Oberthur Technologies), a leading global provider of embedded security software products and services, has signed a contract with the Government of the Republic of Mali, following an invitation to tender, to supply a complete solution for issuing electronic passports which meet the strictest international security standards.
The Public-Private Partnership (PPP) grants OT a contract for 10 years, during which time the Republic of Mali will benefit from a comprehensive and innovative hi-tech industrial solution for its latest generation passport. The Republic of Mali has given OT, via Mali Solutions Numériques (MSN), and its partner Afritek, complete responsibility for Malian passports, from collection of payment from citizens to registration and validation of applications, through to production, personalization and distribution of the passports. The implementation of its Identity Management Sy ... Read more »

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BRUCHSAL, Germany - Wednesday, July 20th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- CYNORA, a leader in blue TADF (thermally activated delayed fluorescence) materials, has appointed Dr. Andreas Haldi as its Chief Marketing Officer. With his strong technical and business experience, Andreas Haldi will reinforce CYNORA in the forthcoming commercialization of its high performance blue OLED materials.

CYNORA is preparing the commercialization of its emitting materials for OLEDs. The company is hiring Andreas Haldi to further enhance its already good relationships with the major display makers and to now prepare with them the implementation of its materials in their products.

Andreas Haldi has close to 15 years of experience in the OLED materials field and profound knowledge of the Asian display market. Prior to joining CYNORA, Haldi held manager positions in R&D and sales at Novaled GmbH. For the last five years he was headquartered in Seoul, Korea, as Novaled&rsqu ... Read more »

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More than 53,000 Attendees Visit Shanghai Event, a 33 Per Cent Increase Over 2015

HONG KONG - Wednesday, July 20th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA today reported that more than 53,000 unique visitors from 104 countries and territories attended the 2016 GSMA Mobile World Congress Shanghai, held 29 June – 1 July in Shanghai. The three-day exhibition and conference attracted executives from the industry’s largest and most influential mobile operators, device makers, equipment providers, software companies and internet companies, as well as technology-savvy consumers.

“We are thrilled with the results of our 2016 Mobile World Congress Shanghai, which set new records for attendance and exhibition,” said John Hoffman, CEO, GSMA Ltd. “This was our largest and most ambitious event in Asia, with many new event features and programmes for business attendees and consumers alike. It truly showcased the power of mobile and its i ... Read more »

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The Angels Initiative aims to build a community of at least 1,500 stroke centres and stroke ready hospitals across Europe over the next three years to improve acute stroke care

INGELHEIM, Germany - Wednesday, July 20th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

Improvements in stroke care could save thousands of lives and prevent disability in hundred thousands of people in Europe

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Suffering a stroke is one of the most devastating medical emergencies that can happen to a person. It is also a great challenge for the medical personnel treating the patient, trying to save their patients’ life and independence. If patients are treated as quickly as possible and according to best standard of care in dedicated stroke centres, their chances of survival and a disability-free life can be improved dramatically. However, over two thirds of acute stroke patients in Europe are currently not treated in such a dedicated stroke centre. The Angels Initiative, launched by the E ... Read more »

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NEW YORK - Wednesday, July 20th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL) announced the following Executive Leadership Team updates:

    Jean-Guillaume Trottier has been promoted to Global Brand President, Jo Malone London, effective July 1, 2016. Mr. Trottier will continue to report to Mr. Demsey and serve as a member of the Company’s Executive Leadership Team.
    Julie Van Ongevalle has been appointed Senior Vice President/Global General Manager, Origins, effective October 1, 2016. Ms. Van Ongevalle will report to Jane Hertzmark Hudis, Group President, The Estée Lauder Companies. Ms. Van Ongevalle will join the Company’s Executive Leadership Team.

Jean-Guillaume Trottier Promoted to Global Brand President, Jo Malone London

As Global General Manager, Jo Malone London since 2012, Jean-Guillaume Trottier has driven a strategy to amplify the craft of the perfumer ... Read more »

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