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Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates-Saturday 11 January 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) and Coastal Carolina University in the United States have signed an agreement to stimulate cooperation and strengthen research, teaching and outreach to promote development, broaden international experiences and promote cross-cultural knowledge and understanding among students, staff and faculty.

Activities under the deal may include long-term exchanges of students lasting a semester or year; short-term study abroad programs for students, faculty and staff; and faculty exchanges to generate and share knowledge, promote research and deepen cooperation between the institutions. The agreement also covers cooperation in scholarly and creative activities that support the academic enhancement and reputation of AURAK and CCU through initiatives like joint research, workshops, seminars and conferences, research grants, and technology-mediated coopera ... Read more »

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DENVER & BEIJING-Saturday 11 January 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- World intellectual property licensing leader MPEG LA, LLC (“MPEG LA”) and leading international supplier of smartphones and other smart products Xiaomi today announced that Xiaomi has become a Licensee to MPEG LA’s HEVC Patent Portfolio License (“HEVC License”).

MPEG LA’s HEVC License enables worldwide access to essential patent rights for the HEVC digital video coding standard (also known as H.265 and MPEG-H Part 2) providing increased speed and efficiency in consumer products that encode and decode video for Internet, television and mobile transmission, reception and use.

“Xiaomi joins some 350 Licensees to MPEG LA’s HEVC Patent Portfolio License, further demonstrating the License’s wide acceptance as fair and reasonable,” said Larry Horn, President and CEO of MPEG LA. “The License’s affordable royalty rate a ... Read more »

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Western Union Global Money Transfers directed into a Majority of Bank Accounts in China via the Du Xiaoman Financial mobile app

DENVER & BEIJING-Saturday 11 January 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Western Union, a leader in global cross-border, cross-currency money movement and payments, and Du Xiaoman Financial (formerly fintech Baidu Finance) and its network of bank partners, today launched Western Union® international money transfers to be paid out in real-time into even more bank accounts in China, with coverage now extending to a majority of bank account holders across China.

Account payout of any Western Union international money transfer can be directed via the Du Xiaoman Financial mobile app. More than 150 million Du Xiaoman Financial mobile app users can now simply route any money transfer received from across the world into their bank accounts, and receive funds in real-time, with 24/7 convenience, via the app. Global senders ma ... Read more »

Views: 126 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 01.12.2020