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SAN FRANCISCO-Tuesday, January 17th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Andersen Global is proud to announce its collaboration with Beneli Tax Boutique, a tax firm located in Tel Aviv, Israel. The establishment of a Collaboration Agreement with Beneli Tax Boutique broadens Andersen’s presence globally to include the Middle East, and is the initial stage to becoming a member firm of Andersen Global.

Israel is a major contributor in the creation of technological and innovative developments, and is currently seeing many newcomers arrive from around the world to partake in this unique environment.

Mark Vorsatz, CEO of Andersen Tax, commented, “Ilan and his team are an excellent complement for Andersen Global, especially given Israel’s rising importance in innovative technological advancements, the work we do with venture-backed companies and entrepreneurs, and their need for exemplary service and solutions around the globe.”

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GE wins in the Large Corporation Category

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates -Monday, January 16th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, presented the Zayed Future Energy Prize to nine winners during the 2017 awards ceremony in Abu Dhabi today.

Nine pioneers in renewable energy and sustainability across five categories became the latest awardees to join the prize’s growing international community of winners. The 2017 recipients of the prize span a wide range of industry expertise, from breakthrough photovoltaic manufacturing to government policy advisory. The Zayed Future Energy Prize has so far recognised 57 individuals and organisations since it was founded in 2008.

Li Junfeng, Director General of China’s National Center of Climate Strategy Research, won the Lifetime Achievement award for his unwavering commitment to the adoption ... Read more »

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 Beta Film uses the innovative MX1 360 platform which allows customers to manage and distribute content on a single, hybrid cloud-based platform

LUXEMBOURG -Tuesday, January 17th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES S.A. (Euronext Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) announced today that Beta Film Ltd., one of the leading international operating distributers of television, home video and new media content, has extended its existing service contract with MX1, a wholly-owned subsidiary of SES.

This new long-term contract extends and expands the existing agreement, which began in 2009, and covers a wide range of services, including content, picture, data and meta-data management. Beta Film uses the innovative MX1 360 platform which bundles all MX1 media services and allows customers to manage and distribute content on a single, hybrid cloud-based platform.

"The renewed long-term relationship with Beta Film is once again a solid example that MX1 can se ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Sunday, January 15th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

Expo 2020 Dubai today delivered the first public roll-out of its USD 100 million Expo Live programme to help fund, accelerate and promote creative projects that will improve lives while preserving our planet.

Organisers stressed that they have no prior expectations of where successful proposals will emerge from, understanding that innovative solutions for everyone can come from anywhere.

Expo Live will deploy a combination of programmes, challenges and knowledge-sharing events in the run-up to the 2020 World Expo, focusing on the universal drivers of progress - Opportunity, Mobility and Sustainability – which are key themes to Expo 2020 Dubai.

The programmes include the Innovation Impact Grants, Innovation and Best Practice Exposure Grants, Innovation Challenges and the Youth Programme.

The Innovation Impact Grants – the flagship programme of Expo ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Tuesday, January 17th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]
Expo 2020 Dubai today revealed full details of its sustainability strategy – a key pillar in the planning of the first World Expo to be held in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia – at the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week (ADSW).
Sustainability will be among the main focuses of the World Expo and the legacy it wants to leave behind for the UAE, the region and the wider world.
Included in Expo 2020 Dubai’s exhibition stand at ADSW are plans for its Sustainability Pavilion, which is envisioned by Expo 2020 as an inspiration for a new generation of guardians of the earth’s welfare as well as an example of sustainability in action.
The Sustainability Pavilion is planned to take much of its energy and water needs from the sun and the atmosphere and will be a tangible testament to the focus and progress made in the field of sustainability in the UAE.
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Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates -Tuesday, January 17th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) in association with the Arab-German Young Academy of Sciences and Humanities (AGYA), has today launched the ‘Women in STEM Education and Career Pathways’ conference.

The international conference specifically focuses on boosting opportunities and awareness for women in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education. Over the course of the two days prominent women within the fields of science, technology and engineering, delivered lectures on their own personal experiences and how the situation could potentially be improved.

Reflecting on the importance of such initiatives, particularly within the Middle East and North Africa region, Professor Hassan Hamdan Al Alkim, AURAK president, stated, “As a university, I feel that we have a duty to actively promote progressive values and attitudes. ... Read more »

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ZURICH-Monday, January 16th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ABB CEO Ulrich Spiesshofer was misquoted by Bloomberg News as saying “Margins Will Not Fully Recover This Year.” The word “margins” is incorrect. Dr. Spiesshofer used the word “markets” saying that ABB does not foresee global markets recovering fully this year.

ABB (ABBN: SIX Swiss Ex) is a pioneering technology leader in electrification products, robotics and motion, industrial automation and power grids, serving customers in utilities, industry and transport & infrastructure globally. Continuing more than a 125-year history of innovation, ABB today is writing the future of industrial digitalization and driving the Energy and Fourth Industrial Revolutions. ABB operates in more than 100 countries with about 135,000 employees.

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- Voted Global Number One Risk Technology Vendor for the fourth consecutive year-

PARIS-Monday, January 16th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Murex, the leading provider of trading, risk management and processing solutions, has won the 2016 Risk Technology Vendor Rankings for the fourth consecutive year. In addition to topping the global rankings, Murex was the winner in the System Support and Implementation category, the Risk Dashboards category and three of four Trading categories (Equity, Debt and Structured Products).

Directed by Risk Magazine, this annual award gives capital markets players the opportunity to voice their opinion on the quality of technology solutions offered by leading vendors in the areas of pricing, analytics, trading and risk management.
The 2016 results are a reflection of Murex’s deep capital markets expertise, a steadfast commitment to innovation and strong continuous investment in support services. Harnessing the ... Read more »

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MILAN-Monday, January 16th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- RTBF, the public broadcasting organization of the French Community of Belgium, has signed the start of a 3 years renewal project to modernize its microwave network. With this project RTBF aims to upgrade the complete network to a contemporary digital wireless solution, replacing the existing different equipment. The result will support the existing ASI, E1 and E3 distribution as well as Ethernet connectivity, offering the scalability and investment protection for future evolutions towards a full IP network.

For this project, RTBF selected SIAE MICROELETTRONICA as sole supplier for the wireless equipment, management system and all related services. The challenge of the project is to ensure a smooth migration guaranteeing the continuous broadcast of the video and radio channels throughout the 3 years transformation period. SIAE MICROELETTRONICA previous experience in broadcasting networks and in deliveri ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Monday, January 16th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

Grundfos, the award-winning world leader in advanced pump solutions, is partaking along with a number of renowned Danish companies, in the World Future Energy Summit (WFES) to be held during 16–19 January 2017, in Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, UAE.

Some of the companies participating in WFES are part of the Act NOW by Grundfos initiative (www.actnow.dk), a strategic business alliance with the goal to promote reducing energy consumption and CO2 emissions. The participation reflects the high level achieved by Danish companies in fields of sustainability and energy saving.

“Many Danish companies have been very successful in developing and promoting sustainable and energy efficient technologies, and Denmark is in the forefront of using and exporting such technologies. This is a result of the early and strict environmental regulations in Denmark, which have encouraged compan ... Read more »

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