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Orange Mali, Smart Burundi, Smart Tanzania, Smart Uganda, Tigo Chad, Tigo Ghana, Tigo Senegal, Tigo Tanzania and Zantel Sign Up to Connected Women Commitment Initiative

DAR ES SAALAM, Tanzania - Tuesday, July 26th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- At Mobile 360 – Africa, the GSMA today announced a further nine signatories to the Connected Women Commitment Initiative, which focuses on reducing the gender gap in mobile internet and mobile money services. Orange Mali, Smart Burundi, Smart Tanzania, Smart Uganda, Tigo Chad, Tigo Ghana, Tigo Senegal, Tigo Tanzania and Zantel join with other GSMA operator members in committing to connect millions more women in low- and middle-income countries by 2020. Collectively, these operators represent more than 85 million mobile internet and mobile money customers.

These commitments build on the 15 million women already benefiting from female-focused services offered by GSMA Connected Women operator partners. Through ... Read more »

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LONDON - Tuesday, July 26th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- This year, EnergyNet welcomed 9 students from Nigeria, South Africa, Kenya, Cameroon and Mozambique to the Africa Energy Forum and on to the Student Engagement Initiative. EnergyNet to date has supported 68 students, of which 38 of these students have been placed in full time employment. We look to extend the number of students we will support this year from Zambia, Ghana, Uganda, Tanzania, Swaziland and Lesotho.

This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20160726005153/en/

EnergyNet are committed to supporting students of Engineering, Law and Finance to further their ambitions of working in Africa’s burgeoning energy sector. EnergyNet work closely with their partners, Aggreko and Norton Rose Fulbright as well as their Associate Sponsors from Ministries across Africa to place students in internship opportunities and eventu ... Read more »

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GSMA, Airtel, Millicom, and Vodacom Work Together to Expand Mobile Broadband Network Coverage

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania - Tuesday, July 26th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- At Mobile 360 – Africa, the GSMA today announced the launch of the first active infrastructure sharing initiative in East Africa between mobile network operators (MNOs) Airtel, Millicom and Vodacom. The MNOs have committed to launch six 3G pilot sites across the country to test the sustainable provision of mobile broadband services to 13 million underserved people across rural areas of Tanzania.

“This cooperation between the Tanzanian MNOs demonstrates that the industry is committed to connecting the unconnected – particularly the millions living in rural areas – and enabling them to gain access to essential internet services,” said Mats Granryd, Director General, GSMA. “Digital inclusion has become a strategic priority for operators and the governmen ... Read more »

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LONDON - Monday, July 25th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

    Revenue of $7.2 billion increased 10% sequentially
        Acquisition of Cameron contributed revenue of $1.5 billion
    EPS:
    GAAP loss per share of $1.56
    Excluding charges and credits, EPS of $0.23
    Asset impairment, workforce reduction, and merger and integration charges totaled $1.79 per share
    Cash flow from operations of $1.6 billion
    Free cash flow of $0.9 billion
    Cash Flow:
    Quarterly cash dividend of $0.50 per share approved

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) today reported results for the second quarter of 2016.

To view the full press release including the tables, please click here.

View this news release online at:
http://www.b ... Read more »

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Powerful, Flexible New Features to Leading 3D Application Elevate Motion Graphics, VFX and Visualization Workflows
FRIEDRICHSDORF, Germany - Monday, July 25th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- MAXON today announced Cinema 4D Release 18 (R18), the next generation of its industry-leading 3D animation, graphics, VFX, visualization, and rendering software application. Cinema 4D R18 has new, powerful and easily accessible tools that are tailored to the needs of creative professionals and help master the challenges of digital production for TV, film games, architecture, advertising and design.

Cinema 4D R18 Feature Highlights

At the upcoming SIGGRAPH 2016 conference July 24 – 28 in Anaheim, Calif., MAXON will preview the new features in R18. Feature highlights include:

    Voronoi Fracture Object – a native feature in the MoGraph toolset in Cinema 4D that works seamlessly with Dynamics, allows users to tear down walls and ... Read more »

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