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First time in 1400 years pilgrims can receive the sermon and announcements in seven (7) languages

PALM BEACH, Fla. - Friday, September 9th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)--For the first time in 1400 years, Muslim pilgrims can receive the Hajj sermons and announcements translated in real-time into seven (7) different languages thanks to a device invented by a Florida-based American Tech Firm, Divine Connect LLC. This technology will benefit over 70% of non-Arabic speakers on their annual pilgrimage to Makkah.

On September 10th, millions of Muslims will begin their Hajj journey. Hajj is the annual pilgrimage to the holy city of Makkah that Muslims are expected to make at least once in their lifetime. The Friday sermons at Masjid Al Haram in Makkah and Masjid Al Nabawi in Madinah have been delivered in the Arabic language only. Of the 1.6 billion Muslims worldwide, Arab Muslims constitute only 25% and it was difficult for non-Arabic speakers to understand the ... Read more »

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Three winning designs were chosen from a pool of 18 creative ideas conceived by design students

LUXEMBOURG - Friday, September 9th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES S.A. (Euronext Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) announced today the winners of the first ever industrial domestic satellite dish design competition amongst international students from leading design schools in the UK.

Earlier this year, SES organised a satellite dish design competition with the help of industrial product design expert Mark Champkins. All design entries were originally shown in May at SES Industry Days 2016 in Luxembourg.

The purpose of this competition, based on the motto 'because useful can be beautiful', was to focus industry attention on the visual appearance of domestic satellite dishes and how good industrial design can make satellite antennas stand out in various types of environments.

From all designs, and after consultation, three winners have now bee ... Read more »

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SES announces plans to build new teleport with several earth stations

LUXEMBOURG - Thursday, September 8th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES S.A. (Euronext Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) announced today that SES Satellite Leasing (SESSL), SES’s entrepreneurial investment arm has plans to expand SES's satellite operations by building a new teleport that will have several earth stations on the Isle of Man.

The teleport, which is expected to enter into service in 2017, will be a state-of-the-art facility providing satellite telemetry, tracking and commanding (TT&C) facilities and capacity management, together with a wide range of teleport services such as uplink, downlink, and contribution services for broadcasters and data centres.

“SES’s investment in a high-tech teleport on the Isle of Man will further strengthen our infrastructure offering, benefiting all of our customers” said Martin Halliwell, Chief Technology Office ... Read more »

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LAUSANNE, Switzerland - Tuesday, September 6th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE/Euronext Paris: PM) today releases the first Reduced-Risk Product (RRP) Scientific Update, a regular publication on its research efforts to develop and assess a range of potentially reduced-risk alternatives to cigarettes. The report is available at http://www.pmi.com/eng/media_center/press_releases/Documents/PMI%20Scientific%20Update%20Sept%202016.pdf. The Update is meant to provide scientists, regulators and others a summary of PMI’s product development and assessment approach as well an overview of the latest studies, key peer-reviewed publications and presentations at scientific conferences. It is an important complement to PMI’s ongoing efforts to share its latest science, which include a dedicated website (www.pmiscience.com).

Prof. Manuel Peitsch, PMI’s Chief Scientific Officer, explains: “We are making significant ... Read more »

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BARCELONA, Spain - Tuesday, September 6th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Fractus S.A., a world leader in the development of internal antenna technologies for wireless devices, today announced the signing of a patent license agreement with a large US corporation. The terms set out in the agreement are confidential.

“Connectivity today is about more than just smartphones, tablets and telecom networks; new markets such as the Internet of Things and wearable devices are increasing the range and profile of devices which rely on antenna technology. Fractus, is enabling ubiquitous connectivity by providing an antenna technology capable of integrating into any wireless device, driving a positive impact on all the markets”, says Mr. Ruben Bonet, President and CEO of Fractus S.A. “The continued growth in our family of licensees demonstrates not only how solid our technologies are, but also how fundamental they are to the burgeoning connected devices mar ... Read more »

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Leading Audio Brand Also Unveils Solo3 Wireless Headphones and Powerbeats3 Wireless Earphones

CULVER CITY, Calif. - Thursday, September 8th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

New Collection of Wireless Products Boasts Integrated Apple W1 Chip, Class 1 Bluetooth, Extended Battery Life, Fast Fuel Charge, and the Premium Sound Experience That is Now Synonymous with Beats

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Beats by Dr. Dre (Beats) today announced a host of exceptional new wireless products, expanding the brand’s premium portfolio to include a new line of wireless earphones called BeatsX along with the next generation of two current best-sellers with the introduction of Powerbeats3 Wireless earphones and Beats Solo3 Wireless headphones. As a collection, these new products include the Apple W1 chip, Class 1 Bluetooth, Fast Fuel charge and the premium sound fans around the world have come to expect from Beats products. Beats was co-founded by Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine and is part of Apple.

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 The European management and technology consultancy expands its business further in Southern Europe 

LISBON & AMSTERDAM - Thursday, September 8th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- BearingPoint, one of Europe’s leading management and technology consultancies, has expanded its coverage with the establishment of a new presence in Portugal. With this step, BearingPoint aims to strengthen existing and develop new client relationships in Portugal and to further enhance its European footprint. Moreover, BearingPoint will be better positioned to address the demand of its international customers to provide local consulting services and talent in Portugal. BearingPoint’s business focus in Portugal will be on financial services and consumer industries across all service lines as well as for regulatory reporting solutions and advanced analytics.

The Lisbon office will be led by Manuel Lopes da Costa, who has a considerably high reputation in ... Read more »

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