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BROOMFIELD, Colo. & DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -Thursday, February 9th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Affygility Solutions (Affygility), a leading provider of occupational health, toxicology, and industrial hygiene services for the life science industry, announced today the launch of its regional branch office in Dubai, United Arab Emirates to serve the IMEA region.

The regional branch office, in this rapidly growing area of the world, will be located in the Dubai Science Park in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The Dubai Science Park is home to over 280 international life science companies. The regional branch office will serve as a hub for the India, Middle East and North Africa (IMEA) region, thus allowing for Affygility to serve their customers in the region more effectively and faster than ever before. “All the team members at Affygility Solutions are thrilled to establish a new regional office in Dubai. Our presence in the region w ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Thursday, February 9th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) and Du have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to further collaborate on 5G and the Internet of Things (IoT) development as part of the UAE 5G Innovation Gate (U5GIG).

As per the agreement, Du will collaborate with AURAK for the research and development of the 5G systems including massive MIMO and cloud computing. The U5GIG has been envisioned to be a consortium of industrial and academic organizations within the UAE, supported by international telecommunications organizations, in order to develop a global 5G network that will radically change lives across the UAE by building a super-connected nation.

Speaking about the importance of U5GIG and the MoU, Ibrahim Nassir, Chief Human Capital and Administration Officer at Du, stated, "We are proud to participate in His Highness’ vision to make Dubai a hub for technology deve ... Read more »

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KUSATSU, Japan-Tuesday, February 7th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic Corporation will take part in the interactive category of "South by Southwest 2017" (SXSW 2017 Interactive), as a part of its "Game Changer Catapult" project, which aims to accelerate efforts to develop new businesses that focus on consumer electronics and to nurture employees capable of leading the way in this field. SXSW 2017 Interactive will be held in Austin, Texas (USA) March 10-19, 2017.

Panasonic Corporation Appliance Company launched the Game Changer Catapult project in July 2016 to enhance and encourage employees' open innovation through external collaboration and the bottom-up discovery and development of new business ideas. Aspiring to "create next generation consumer electronics businesses" with speed and innovative ideas that transcend business divisions, the company has implemented a framework under which new business ideas were submit ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Thursday, February 9th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

IMA® (Institute of Management Accountants), the association of accountants and financial professionals in business, hosted a roundtable with some of the most influential CFOs in the UAE this week to discuss current economic affairs and perspectives on 2017. The session, which was attended by CFOs and VPs of Finance from wide-ranging industries such as oil and gas, banking, hospitality, Free Zone management, insurance, FMCG, and media and entertainment, revealed a positive outlook amid recent economic challenges due to the drop in oil prices.

The ten executives discussed the ripple effect of the crisis to their respective industries but noted optimism in oil prices with the barrel price playing between US$ 50-56. Oil prices are expected to increase further – to a possible US$ 60/bbl. - bringing more stability to the region in the wake of extensive diversification initiatives by governme ... Read more »

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Discrete Automation and Motion

Total orders grew 4 percent and revenues were steady as continued strong demand patterns in robotics and the light industry more than offset the impacts from capex declines in process industries such as oil and gas. Operational EBITA margin declined 100 basis points compared with the same quarter a year ago mainly impacted by lower margins in solar, unfavorable mix and low capacity utilization. Effective January 1, 2017, electric vehicle charging, solar and power quality businesses are transferred to the Electrification Products Division due to the synergistic opportunities they have with that portfolio. This transfer of business is expected to have a supportive effect on the division’s margin.

Process Automation

Total orders were 14 percent lower as a result of continued capital expenditure reduction in the process industries. Revenues declined 8 percent as higher service revenues could not offset declines in mining and o ... Read more »

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SAN JOSE, Calif.-Wednesday, February 8th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple and Silicon Valley idol, will be speaking at the Startup World Cup Grand Finale in San Francisco on March 24th, 2017, at the Marriott Marquis. Startup World Cup is a global conference and competition organized by Fenox Venture Capital to bridge startup ecosystems worldwide.

Steve Wozniak, aka “Woz”, will share insights on his time at Apple and tell some untold stories. In 1976, Woz co-founded Apple with Steve Jobs, where he developed the Apple I, and co-created the Apple II. He remains a Silicon Valley icon and is recognized as a pioneer of the personal computer revolution.

At the Startup World Cup Grand Finale, the winners of 16 regional competitions from around the world will pitch their companies to Eric Feng of Kleiner Perkins, David Cohen of Techstars, Kevin Hale of Y Combinator, Edith Yeung of 500 Startups, Lisa S ... Read more »

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NEW HAVEN, Conn.-Wednesday, February 8th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]
(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Global Network for Advanced Management, a network of 29 leading international business schools dedicated to driving innovation and creating value through exchange and engagement, will celebrate its fifth anniversary in April. Today, the principles on which the network was founded are more important than ever.
The world is currently experiencing an upsurge in populism, economic nationalism, and anti-globalization rhetoric. Despite such sentiment, we recognize that the global economy is more interconnected than ever before. Business operations are increasingly global, with ideas, products, capital, and teams moving across borders. At the same time, big challenges — from climate change to financial stability and the fight against debilitating diseases — are global in nature and cannot be addressed without the private sector. Business cannot deliver for all its stakeholders if bor ... Read more »

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Sharjah, United Arab Emirates -Wednesday, February 8th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Following its ground-breaking achievement of becoming the world’s first Baby Friendly City in December 2015, Sharjah – the United Arab Emirate’s third largest emirate – is now set on becoming the first ‘Child-Friendly City,’ in the Arab region, following the global, UNICEF-led ‘Child Friendly Cities’ (CFC) Initiative.

The Sharjah Baby Friendly Office will work to implement the core components of UNICEF’s CFC Initiative, which include performance indicators like quality of childcare and education, children’s participation in their community, their safety and equal opportunities, Sharjah was announced as a candidate for becoming a Child Friendly City, launching its own ‘Sharjah Child Friendly City Project’ (SCFC).

The first panel discussion mapping the 10 core components needed to put in place and ... Read more »

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All New e-Sports Gaming Monitors by BenQ ZOWIE XL2540 with Native 240Hz Refresh Rate & XL2735 with Exclusive DyAcTM Technology


Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Sunday, February 5th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

With the start of the New Year, BenQ ZOWIE announced their new e-Sports gaming monitor XL2540 and XL2735 providing additional options for the fulfilment of individual gaming experience.

The launch event highlights BenQ ZOWIE’s latest addition to their XL series for PC e-Sports - the new XL2540 FHD e-Sports gaming monitor - XL2540 which introduces the native 240Hz refresh rate to deliver a whole new level to gameplay experience when the computer can generate over 240 frames per second(FPS) providing experienced smoothness in-game.

Another highlight is the XL2735 - a 27” WQHD e-Sports gaming monitor crafted with exclusive DyAcTM Technology that maintains remarkable clarity during in-game movement that achieves a smoother experie ... Read more »

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LONDON-Wednesday, February 8th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Ascential plc, the global business-to-business media company listed on the London Stock Exchange, today announced that it has agreed to acquire 100% of MediaLink, a U.S.-based advisory and business services firm.

A private company, MediaLink is a business that drives competitive advantage through advisory business services for a wide range of companies spanning early stage to established global entities across the media, marketing, advertising, entertainment and technology industries.

Duncan Painter, Chief Executive Officer of Ascential said:

“MediaLink is a leader in its industry, with a strong and very visible brand presence in the U.S. MediaLink is an excellent fit with our existing Ascential offering and I am confident we can help accelerate MediaLink’s business into new markets by using our assets and infrastructure over the coming months and years. I see synergies ... Read more »

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