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 AdaptiveMobile finds Location Tracking and Information Harvesting among top attack types

CAPE TOWN, South Africa - Tuesday, November 15th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- AdaptiveMobile, the world leader in mobile network security, today announced at AfricaCom 2016 new research findings that show mobile operators in West Africa are the highest target for SS7 attacks in the continent. The research, conducted by AdaptiveMobile’s Threat Intelligence Unit, analyses packets sent over a 4-month period and finds that 39% of all African operators attacked via SS7 were in West Africa.

Heightened awareness of vulnerabilities in the signalling protocols has driven an increase in demand for protection against a range of attacks, including location tracking and call interception. Previous analysis from AdaptiveMobile showed a number of malicious, sophisticated platforms operating throughout the continent. New research shows that 65% of all operators in thi ... Read more »

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MADA will utilise capacity on SES-5 satellite to deliver internet connectivity in East Africa

LUXEMBOURG & CAPE TOWN, South Africa - Tuesday, November 15th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES S.A. (Euronext Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG), the world-leading satellite operator, today announced a multi-year agreement with MADA Communications International S.A.L (Offshore), a licensed Voice and Data Communications Internet provider, to provide Internet services to an Internet Service Provider (ISP) and Mobile Network Operator (MNO) in Juba, South Sudan.

MADA provides multiple telecommunications services across Africa. This agreement is a multi-year operations contract which commenced on 28 October 2016. MADA has signed up for service on SES’s SES-5 satellite, specifically on a C-band Hemi beam with an 115Mbps Internet capacity linked through SES Betzdorf teleport facilities – a tier 1 Internet provider with extremely high service and teleport availa ... Read more »

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UAE’s leading project developer and hospitality service provider teams up with renowned American musician and producer to open premier jazz bar

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, November 15th 2016 [ME NewsWire]
ENSHAA has partnered with the legendary American producer and musician Quincy Jones to open Q’s Bar and Lounge - a jazz bar positioned to attract top performers and aficionados of the genre from across the globe at Palazzo Versace Dubai.
Q’s Bar and Lounge is set to treat guests and residents of the prestigious, luxury fashion hotel to dazzling jazz performances seldom seen outside New York, New Orleans, and London. The bar features a design based on the stylistic input of Quincy Jones, whose entertainment career spans six decades and who has a record 79 Grammy Award nominations and 27 Grammys (the second most of any recording artist in history), including a Grammy Legend Award, under his belt.
The opening of Q’s Bar and ... Read more »

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INGELHEIM, Germany - Friday, November 11th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

    Over 2,700 atrial fibrillation (AF) patients undergoing a percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) with stenting randomised in RE-DUAL PCI™ study1
    First PCI study to evaluate the safety of a dual versus triple antithrombotic regimen using NOAC dosages already approved for AF-stroke prevention2-4
    Dedicated data will support physicians in choosing an optimal antithrombotic regimen for AF patients who require a PCI

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Patient enrolment into the international Phase IIIb RE-DUAL PCI™ study is complete.1 The study evaluates the safety and efficacy of dabigatran etexilate (marketed as Pradaxa®) in atrial fibrillation (AF) patients undergoing a percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) with stent placement.2,3 This is the first time that two dosages of a non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulant (NOAC) already appr ... Read more »

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Governments Must Agree on Sufficient Harmonised Spectrum to Enable the Fastest 5G Speeds, Affordable Devices, International Roaming without Cross-Border Interference


LONDON - Monday, November 14th 2016 [ME NewsWire]
(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA today called on governments and regulators around the world to commit to supporting the needs of 5G in the lead-up to the World Radiocommunication Conference in 2019 (WRC-19). 5G can create a ‘hyper-connected’ society, supporting the varying needs of a hugely diverse set of connections, from industrial machinery in factories to automated vehicles, as well as rapidly growing services such as on-demand video.
“Although the mobile industry, academic institutions and international standards-making bodies are developing the technologies central to 5G, success will depend heavily on affordable access to the necessary amount of spectrum,” said John Giusti, Chief Regulatory Officer, GSMA. “It is ... Read more »

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SUMMIT, N.J. - Monday, November 14th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

ACTIVE trial in biologic-naïve patients met its primary endpoint, demonstrating significant improvement in ACR20 response rate at week 16 with OTEZLA versus placebo

Improvements in ACR20 and other measures of disease seen as early as week 2

ACR20 response rate increased from 38 percent at week 16 to 67 percent at week 52 for patients who received OTEZLA therapy from baseline

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ: CELG) today announced findings from the ACTIVE phase 3b clinical trial of OTEZLA® (apremilast), the Company's oral, selective inhibitor of phosphodiesterase 4 (PDE4), at the 2016 American College of Rheumatology/Association of Rheumatology Health Professionals (ACR/ARHP) Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C. The trial met its primary endpoint of significant improvement in the proportion of patients achieving an ACR20 response at week 16 with OTEZLA versus placebo in patients ... Read more »

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Sharjah, United Arab Emirates - Monday, November 14th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Known more popularly among international circles as the cultural and artistic capital of the Middle East and North Africa, Sharjah – the third largest emirate in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has welcomed 2.31 million visitors at the 35th edition of one of the world’s top book fairs – the Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF) 2016.

The 35th edition of the 11-day fair, that was open to general public from start to finish, turned out to be SIBF's biggest year yet. Showcasing a global audience of book publishing industry professionals ranging from the USA to China and everything in between, SIBF has broken all its previous records this year by hosting 1,681 publishers and 1.5 million titles from over 60 countries.

"In line with the vision and directives of His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, The Ruler of Sharjah – UAE, ... Read more »

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