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140 Mobile Money Schemes Deployed in 39 Sub-Saharan Countries


DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania -Wednesday, July 12th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Sub-Saharan Africa accounts for more than half of all mobile money deployments worldwide and is pioneering a range of new mobile money use cases, according to new GSMA data. The latest ‘State of Mobile Money in Sub-Saharan Africa’ presentation, made available by the GSMA in Tanzania this week, reveals that the number of live mobile money schemes in the region had reached 140 across 39 countries at the end of last year, accounting for more than half of the 277 mobile money deployments worldwide.

The new study points to a decade of growth in mobile money services in the region following the launch of M-Pesa in Kenya in 2007. It notes that there are now seven markets in the region where more than 40 per cent of adults are active mobile money users: Gabon, Ghana, Kenya, Namibia, Tanzania, Uganda and ... Read more »

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FRAMINGHAM, Mass. -Thursday, July 13th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Nissan Motor Corporation has selected Bose for a 2017 Global Supplier Award in the field of automotive innovation for creating the first-of-its-kind Bose® Personal® sound system in the all-new Nissan Micra.

Each year, Nissan recognizes quality, excellence, and innovation from its global network of suppliers. And Bose is just one of eight suppliers -- among the thousands of companies working with Nissan -- spotlighted this year as a key contributor to the auto maker’s efforts to increase product competitiveness through innovative offerings.

“We are incredibly honored to receive this award from Nissan,” said Marc Mansell, vice president, Bose Automotive Systems. “We have a dedicated team of people who work very hard -- obsessing over every detail -- to create new technologies and products that people love. It’s what we strive for every day. So, it ... Read more »

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 - Leading figures from traditional sports broadcasting, alternative sports and eSports to discuss diverse revenue opportunities -

 

LONDON -Wednesday, July 12th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- IBC’s Platform Futures conference strand on Sunday 17 September will examine the expanding business opportunities surrounding traditional and alternative sports coverage and rights management, with a focus on the crucial topic of fan engagement. Leading figures from major broadcasters, innovative sports organisations and sports marketing companies will examine how to create, distribute and monetise sports content that enhances fan experiences, particularly for live sport, while providing new revenue streams. The conference strand will also highlight the exciting opportunities for broadcasters in the burgeoning eSports sector, which is forecast to generate more than £1bn in global revenue by 2020*.

As sports broadcasters come to term ... Read more »

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Upper Upscale Collection Brand Synonymous with Independence and Individuality Welcomes Iconic & Storied Resort

SAN DIEGO & MCLEAN, Va.-Monday, July 10th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- World-renowned Hotel del Coronado, set on one of the country's award-winning beaches, will officially join the exclusive Curio Collection by Hilton in July 2017. The hotel was hand-picked to be a part of the collection of one-of-a-kind independent hotels and resorts all celebrated for their individuality. The beloved Hotel del Coronado will celebrate its 130-year anniversary as the crown jewel of the collection's diverse and distinctive portfolio.

Hotel del Coronado – fondly referred to as "The Del" – will benefit from Hilton's renowned reputation and offerings as part of the rapidly growing Curio Collection while still maintaining its independent spirit and authenticity that guests have experienced for well over a century.

... Read more »
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A Comprehensive System from Managed FZ-LLC Provides Complete Coverage for Security-Minded Companies to Fortify their Infrastructure & Software

Dubai, United Arab Emirates.-Tuesday, July 11th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

The recent WannaCry and Petya ransomware outbreaks were devastating attacks with over 400,000 machines infected with WannaCry in 150+ countries. Conducted on an unprecedented scale, these attacks were maximized by unpatched machines allowing the malware to exploit vulnerabilities like Windows EternalBlue. Unfortunately, even though many companies are aware of the risks, for various reasons, the proper patching of software and hardware is still not a high priority. The effects of not patching endanger a company’s cyber well-being by exposing them as a vulnerable target to malware and ransomware.

Managed FZ-LLC, leaders in the Managed Security Services industry, has presented their Managed Patching Service, or MPS. The ongoing service is perfo ... Read more »

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BURGESS HILL, England -Wednesday, July 12th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Edwards is launching the new ELD500 precision leak detector. It is designed for fast, accurate leak detection and is customisable for any application.

Edwards’ ELD500 is ready to go in under two minutes from power on. Users can benefit from simple pass/fail readings through to detailed analysis via the easy to read control interface, and due to the low weight and integrated carry handles it is mobile enough to be bench top or trolley mounted. At the push of a button the ELD500 can easily be set to work in either vacuum mode for precise measurement of leak rate, or sniffer mode for identifying the leak location. The proven design of Edwards’ ELD500 leak detector, combined with low energy consumption, extended warranty and even longer life ion source, ensures exceptional low cost of ownership with no compromise on performance.

Dr Sina Forster, Product Manager, Edwards ... Read more »

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LACHEN, Switzerland-Monday, July 10th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Octapharma is playing a prominent role this week at the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH) Congress in Berlin, Germany. As a platinum sponsor of the congress, Octapharma’s active involvement includes two sponsored scientific symposia, one of which is dedicated to exploring recent data and real-world experiences with Nuwiq®, the most recent addition to the company’s expanding haematology portfolio. The well-attended symposium, “Towards Life Without Limitation, Growing Experience with Nuwiq® in Patients with Haemophilia A”, was held on Sunday 9th July and presented key data from clinical trials alongside real-life case studies and experiences with Nuwiq® in the treatment of haemophilia A.

Nuwiq® is a naturally long-acting, 4th generation recombinant factor VIII protein produced in a human cell line. The absence of n ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Tuesday, July 11th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

Arzan Wealth (DIFC) Limited (‘Arzan Wealth’), a Dubai-based advisory firm regulated by the Dubai Financial Services Authority, is pleased to announce that it has advised on the successful sale of a prime logistics warehouse in Oslo, Norway leased to Onninen AS (“The Property”).

The property was acquired in November 2014 and has provided investors with an attractive average yield of 9.4% per annum that was paid on a monthly basis. While the initial projections at the time of acquisition were for a target IRR of 11.4%, combining the monthly income and moderate capital gains, the sale has resulted in an actual IRR of just over 15% after all taxes and fees. The high quality of the asset, location and tenant created significant interest for the asset, thus achieving a very attractive exit price for investors, leading to a total Return on Equity of 39%, which was wel ... Read more »

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