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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia-Wednesday, March 1st 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

The Ebrahim A. Juffali and Brothers Technical Equipment Company (JTECO), exclusive Kärcher Cleaning Equipment representation in the Saudi market, recently celebrated the inauguration of a new Kärcher Center Showroom for the sales and promotion of Kärcher Cleaning Equipment for Domestic and Industrial Product Lines.

The opening of the new JTECO Kärcher Showroom, located at Kilo 14, Madina Road in Jeddah, marks the 19-year anniversary of JTECO’s exclusive representation of Kärcher Cleaning Equipment in KSA.

Kärcher’s domestic cleaning machines are displayed at the new showroom, in addition to a wide range of industrial and commercial cleaning equipment.

The ribbon cutting ceremony was performed by Sheikh Amin Juffali, JTECO Chairman; Mr. Hartmut Jenner, CEO & Chairman of the Management Board of the Kärcher Group; and H.E. Mr. Holger Ziegeler, Consul General of ... Read more »

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277 Live Mobile Money Services Available in 92 Countries; GSMA Launches Mobile Money Developer Portal

 

BARCELONA, Spain-Wednesday, March 1st 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA today unveiled its sixth ‘State of the Industry Report on Mobile Money’, offering a current snapshot of the mobile money landscape and highlighting the impact of mobile money on lives, economies and innovation over the past 10 years. The report provides the only comprehensive picture of mobile money around the globe. This edition looks back across the decade since the pioneering launch of M-Pesa in Kenya, which first demonstrated the potential of mobile technology to transform access to financial services. Today there are more than half a billion registered mobile money accounts across 92 countries.

“Giving underserved people access to digital payments has expanded financial inclusion to hundreds of millions of people in developing countries ... Read more »

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 UNHCR Becomes Latest Supporter of the Humanitarian Connectivity Charter, Joining 108 Mobile Operators and Six Humanitarian and Technical Partners 

BARCELONA, Spain-Wednesday, March 1st 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA today launched the first Humanitarian Connectivity Charter Annual Report, highlighting efforts by mobile network operator (MNO) signatories to support disaster preparedness and response activities around the world during 2016. This annual report maps the progress made under the Humanitarian Connectivity Charter, capturing global efforts to address humanitarian emergencies ranging from the ongoing refugee crisis in Europe to reducing the impact of natural disasters. It highlights the critical role of the mobile industry in supporting resilience and serves as a baseline against which to measure progress in the coming years. The GSMA also announced a new humanitarian supporter of the Charter, the Office of the United Nations High ... Read more »

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TOKYO -Tuesday, February 28th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO:6502) today announced the release of the English edition of “Toshiba Storage & Electronic Devices Solutions Company Environmental Report 2016,” its annual review of environmental policy, measures and activities.

The 2016 report covers activities in fiscal 2015, including efforts to reduce environmental impacts and greenhouse gas emissions in production processes and to develop semiconductor and storage devices that advance energy conservation. The report also covers the proactive environmental communications carried out at manufacturing sites.

The report’s introduction provides a visual overview of Toshiba Storage & Electronic Devices Solutions Company’s line-up of essential products and how they contribute to energy saving in today’s advanced social infrastructure.

This report is published in print and on-line versions ... Read more »

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 New global partner program expands client delivery solutions 

LONDON -Tuesday, February 28th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Moody’s Analytics has today announced the launch of its new PartnerAlliance network. This program invites best of breed consultancies, system integrators, and technology vendors to bring Moody’s Analytics’ award-winning capabilities to common customers, creating world-class solutions for critical financial risk management problems.

Through PartnerAlliance, Moody’s Analytics recognizes and facilitates collaboration with its partners—third-party firms that attain competency in implementing or selling Moody’s Analytics’ solutions. Charter members of the program include a number of Moody’s Analytics’ long-standing partners, forming the core of an expert network that offers delivery and support options for Moody’s Analytics’ clients.

Upon joining the ... Read more »

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MASERU, LESOTHO-Tuesday, February 28th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The AIDS Healthcare Foundation, in partnership with Her Majesty Queen Masenate Mohato Seeiso of Lesotho, hosted a special event intended to help keep girls in school, reduce their vulnerability to HIV infections and build their self-esteem.

The event, which is a joint initiative of the Queen’s Hlokomela Banana (Care for Girls) project and AHF’s GIRLS ACT campaign supported young women and girls drawn from various schools and an orphanage with the provision of free sanitary pads and school supplies. This initiative was largely informed by the compelling fact that one in ten girls in Sub-Saharan Africa misses school as a result of their menstruation cycle, which equals twenty percent of a given school year.

“Globally girls continue to miss school once their menstruation starts, due to lack of facilities, lack of information or lack of personal sanitary products in th ... Read more »

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COLOMBES, France-Thursday, February 23rd 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- OT (Oberthur Technologies), a leading global provider of embedded security software products and services, today announces that the newly released version of its embedded Secure Element, PEARL by OT®, has obtained MTPS Chinese certification for mobile payment services.

MTPS is the certification program for all Mobile Financial Services technologies in China. From Secure Elements to servers or platforms, all elements involved in any mobile-based payment solution need to obtain an MTPS certificate before being deployed across China.

The newly released PEARL 900k v4+ also comes to market with an unmatched user memory size of 900kbytes, an enhanced SPI* implementation for improved communications with the Application Processor, and a new mechanism to remove all personal applications and credentials present in PEARL v4+ when the user wants to repair or re-sell his device. Finally it ... Read more »

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SANTA CLARA, Calif.-Tuesday, February 28th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Analogix Semiconductor, Inc. today announced the availability of high-performance reference designs seamlessly paring MediaTek’s Helio™ X30 processor with Analogix’s ANX7625 SlimPort® transmitter to provide DisplayPort™ over USB-C™ at 4K Ultra-HD resolution for smart devices.

The MediaTek Helio X30 is the most powerful addition to the MediaTek Helio family for today’s high-end smartphones. Bringing together MediaTek’s 10-core, Tri-Cluster architecture on TSMC 10nm process, MediaTek Helio X30 delivers power efficiency, sustained high performance, and is an ideal platform for Analogix’s ANX7625 SlimPort transmitter to offer breakthrough 4K Ultra-HD mobile video experiences.

The ANX7625 is an ultra-low power, single-chip bridge from the MIPI™ and USB 3.1 interfaces of the application processor to DisplayPort o ... Read more »

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Mobile Ecosystem Accounted for 4.4 Per Cent of Global GDP in 2016

BARCELONA, Spain-Tuesday, February 28th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The number of unique mobile subscribers around the world will surpass 5 billion later this year, according to a new GSMA study. The 2017 global edition of the GSMA’s ‘Mobile Economy’ report reveals that the 5 billion-subscriber milestone will be achieved by mid-year 2017 and will increase to 5.7 billion by the end of the decade. By that point, almost three-quarters of the world’s population will be subscribed to a mobile service. Subscriber growth over this period will be driven primarily by large Asia markets such as India, which alone is forecast to add 310 million new unique subscribers by 2020.

The study also highlights the on-going shift to mobile broadband networks and smartphones, paving the way towards the 5G era, and the mobile industry’s growing contribution to the global econo ... Read more »

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 Over 15 cable providers now testing the SES Ultra HD platform, with some on verge of launching historic consumer Ultra HD services 

LUXEMBOURG -Tuesday, February 28th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES S.A. (Euronext Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) today announced that six more U.S. cable operators have joined its successful Ultra HD trials, while some of the first cable providers to participate are nearing the historic launch of consumer Ultra HD packages across the country.

A new wave of Ultra HD trial agreements have been signed with cable operators from coast to coast, including Aureon in Iowa, GVTC Communications in Texas, Highlands Cable Group in North Carolina, KPU Telecommunications in Alaska, Service Electric in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, and Shrewsbury Community Cable in Massachusetts.

Over 15 cable operators and multichannel video programming distributors (MVPDs), with a combined audience of over seven million subscribers, are ... Read more »

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New global survey results show: 2 out of 3 patients said they were involved in the decision-making process about the most appropriate treatment in IPF

INGELHEIM, Germany-Tuesday, February 28th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

    When agreeing on an appropriate treatment, 30% of involved patients said further discussion was not needed and they preferred to strictly follow their doctor or nurse’s recommendation1
    Every third IPF patient interviewed said they were not involved, losing the opportunity to share individual needs and priorities1
    Survey shows patients and physicians are aligned on maintaining lung function for as long as possible being one of the key treatment priorities1,2

“It was hard for me to deal with the trauma of being diagnosed with this devastating rare disease and to make decisions, but speaking openly with my doctor about my IPF was an important step to finding the appropriate treatment to ... Read more »

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