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Featuring displays of culture from Tohoku and Tokyo, will be the first major event held in the Toranomon area, the new cultural and commercial heart of Tokyo

TOKYO - Thursday, October 13th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The TOKYO SHINTORA MATSURI Executive Committee today announced that it will hold its TOKYO SHINTORA MATSURI festival on Tokyo’s Shintora-dori Avenue, the new thoroughfare constructed as part of the Toranomon area redevelopment, on November 19 and 20. The festival will be the first major event utilizing the new space created in the Shintora (Shimbashi–Toranomon) district, Tokyo’s new international hub for business and culture. It will include the Tohoku Rokkonsai (six festivals) Parade, a special street display combining the attractions of individual festivals from the cities of Aomori, Akita, Morioka, Yamagata, Sendai, and Fukushima in the Tohoku region.

The Tohoku Rokkonsai Parade was first staged in 2011 in the city o ... Read more »

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SINGAPORE - Tuesday, October 11th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

    Internet-Connected Drone Stations Set to Revolutionize Drones as a Service
    First Deployments Expected with Several Corporate & Government customers

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Japanese tele-robotics company V-Cube Robotics (VRJ) has entered a strategic partnership with Singapore’s H3 Dynamics to roll out the company’s DRONEBOX drone deployment base station across Japan.

The partnership with H3 Dynamics is part of VRJ’s plans to introduce fully autonomous drone deployment solutions across a number of applications including agriculture, asset inspection, security, disaster relief, and remote medical support.

VRJ will initially deploy H3 Dynamics’ DRONEBOX in Several Prefectures and cities. Some of these have been designated as ‘National Strategic Special Zones’ in an effort to implement experimental drone technology across the c ... Read more »

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Sharjah, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, October 13th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- This year’s Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF) - third largest book fair in the world- will see the participation of 1,420 publishing houses from 60 countries, displaying more than 1.5 million books throughout its 11 days.

SIBF is organised by the Sharjah Book Authority, the region’s foremost literary event taking place from November 2-12 in Sharjah and held under the theme ‘Read More,’ and covering 25,000 square feet at Sharjah Expo Centre. Visitors will enjoy more than 1,417 activities from its program.

The UAE participate this year with 205 publishing houses, followed by Egypt with 163, Lebanon and India with 110 each, the UK with 79, Syria with 66, the US with 63 and KSA with 61.

SIBF has announced the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) as the Guest of Honour for 2016, being selected in view ... Read more »

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Prestigious Awards Program Recognizes Top Innovators from Across the Globe

CHICAGO - Thursday, October 13th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The winners for the 2016 BAI Global Banking Innovation Awards were announced at BAI Beacon in Chicago. Showcasing top innovators within the financial services industry, the recipients were chosen out of the 15 finalist organizations that represent the most innovative global leaders changing the face of the industry.

“It is exciting to recognize forward-thinking organizations who are driving positive change and moving the financial services industry forward,” said Debbie Bianucci, BAI President & CEO. “This year’s winners should serve as an inspiration to other leaders seeking to innovate and better serve their customers.”

Innovators were awarded for excellence in a variety of product and service areas. The winners for each awards category include:

Product and Service ... Read more »

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PARIS - Tuesday, October 11th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- For its 2016 edition, the world leading event dedicated to secure payment, identification and connectivity will include a high level conference programme among which a one day conference track on BLOCKCHAIN.

THURSDAY 1ST DECEMBER – 10h30AM / 4PM

THE FUTURE OF BLOCKCHAIN: HIT OR FLOP?

Its name is on everybody’s lips and crypto-currencies hit the headlines - for good or evil. However, they have not experienced any significant development so far. Still, the interest of a growing number of stakeholders moved on the virtues of Blockchain technology, which demonstrates considerable potential in many areas, be it in the financial sector, automotive, IoT or health.

This conference will be chaired by Jean-Noël Georges, Global Program Director, Research Manager at Frost & Sullivan:

“Even if the blockchain is probably the hottest ‘buzzword’ of the ... Read more »

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LAS VEGAS - Wednesday, October 12th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

Revenue of $41 million, up 32% year over year
Deferred revenue of $129 million, up 44% year over year
Billings of $41 million, up 43% year over year
1,600 signed clients to date, up 37% year over year

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rimini Street, Inc., the leading global provider of independent enterprise software support services for SAP SE’s (NYSE:SAP) Business Suite, BusinessObjects and HANA Database software and Oracle Corporation’s (NYSE:ORCL) Siebel, PeopleSoft, JD Edwards, E-Business Suite,Oracle Database, Oracle Middleware, Hyperion, Oracle Retail, Oracle Agile PLM and Oracle ATG Web Commerce software, today announced preliminary financial results for its fiscal 2016 Q3 ending September 30, 2016.

Record Quarterly Transactions and Continued Strong Growth

The Company closed a record number of new quarterly client transactions worldwide, up 77% year over year to 149. Total si ... Read more »

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 New Gen-Z Consortium to develop scalable, high-performance fabric technology aimed at simplifying data access at rack scale

BEAVERTON, Ore. - Wednesday, October 12th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- A group of leading technology companies today announced the Gen-Z Consortium, an industry alliance working to create and commercialize a new scalable computing interconnect and protocol. This flexible, high-performance memory semantic fabric provides a peer-to-peer interconnect that easily accesses large volumes of data while lowering costs and avoiding today’s bottlenecks. The alliance members include AMD, ARM, Cavium Inc., Cray, Dell EMC, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), Huawei, IBM, IDT, Lenovo, Mellanox Technologies, Micron, Microsemi, Red Hat, Samsung, Seagate, SK hynix, Western Digital Corporation, and Xilinx.

Modern computer systems have been built around the assumption that storage is slow, persistent and reliable, while data in memory is ... Read more »

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LONDON - Wednesday, October 12th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dimension Data, the USD7.5 billion global ICT solutions and services provider, today published a ¹white paper that examines the need for organisations to transform in order to allow employees to work in more mobile workspaces. In fact, enterprises that fail to offer employees a flexible, autonomous, and creative work environment are at risk of not attracting and retaining next-generation talent. However, most workspaces are not ready for the cyber threats of tomorrow.

Called Securing Workspaces for Tomorrow, the white paper explores the topic of how employees across the globe are already demanding a more mobile workplace, with the flexibility to work from anywhere, any time, on any device, in order to become more productive and achieve work-life balance.

“But,” warns Matthew Gyde, Dimension Data Group Executive – Security, “because mobile users access the Intern ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, October 12th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

Azizi Developments, a leading UAE-based real estate developer with global reach into international markets, has announced its newest project in the burgeoning district of Al Furjan: Azizi Plaza. The Plaza, a B+G+2P+12 structure, will encompass residential, commercial and retail space with fully furnished serviced apartments catered towards convenient, affordable luxury living for professionals and nuclear families.

Farhad Azizi, CEO of Azizi Developments, comments: “Azizi Plaza is another project in our line of ‘affordable luxury’ apartments that have been popular with investors and clients in the past. It has been earmarked as a good time for investment in real estate and we at Azizi Developments hope that investors would place Azizi Plaza at the top of their lists.”

Mr Azizi, continued, “Furthermore, Investing cannot get easier! Azizi Developments is delig ... Read more »

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 Integration between Schneider Electric’s SmartStruxure™ solution and intelligent room controller and Panasonic’s VRF smart connectivity solution delivers new, innovative and seamless level of energy management 

NURNBERG, Germany - Wednesday, October 12th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

Partnership builds on companies’ expertise and leadership in HVAC equipment and building management and control

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic Corporation, the worldwide leader in the development of diverse electronics technologies and solutions along with Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation, today announced an integrated HVAC equipment and building management solution that brings new levels of HVAC control and energy efficiency to today’s commercial buildings.

Both companies have developed a new interface wireless solution which enables direct serial communication between Schneider Electric’s buil ... Read more »

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