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LONDON - Tuesday, May 7th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

Leading Free Messaging And VoIP Platform Unveils Windows And Mac Versions With Video Calls; Launches Version 3.0 Of Its Platform, Completely Redesigns Viber for Android, Supports Eight Additional Languages And Announces It Has 200 Million Users

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Viber, (www.viber.com) the leading mobile communications platform offering free messaging and HD-quality phone calls, announces today the release of Viber Desktop for PC and Mac. The new versions seamlessly integrate with existing mobile versions of the app and provide the same super-simple setup process that uses your phone number as your ID.

You can download Viber Desktop here: www.viber.com

The company also announced today that it has over 200 million users across the various platforms that it supports.

Viber has revolutionized free messaging and VoIP on mobile with its popular app for leading platforms including Android, iOS, Windows Phone, Blac ... Read more »
Views: 80 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 05.08.2013

Mobile Advertising Technology to Tackle Inventory, Display and Engagement Challenges

LOS ANGELES - Tuesday, May 7th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- TenFarms today announced a $2.7M angel funding round that will be used to fuel the continued development of its Photopoll app for iOS devices and bring Adtile, a new advertising solution for smartphones and tablets, to market. Unlike existing banner advertisements on mobile devices, Adtile is built on patent-pending technology and will deliver geo-targeted ads through native and web applications, fully embedded for a more user-friendly and engaging design.

"Banner ads might still function well in print and on desktop computers, but it’s clear that they just don’t work on mobile devices,” said Nils Forsblom, Founder & CEO of TenFarms. "Not only are banner ads intrusive to mobile users, but the limited space and inadvertent taps from the ‘fat finger’ effect doesn’t offer advertisers a reliable platform for quali ... Read more »
Views: 68 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 05.08.2013

Impressive Ocean View Housing Property on South Shore of Bermuda Available for Investment, Ownership and Further Development

HAMILTON, Bermuda - Tuesday, May 7th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Government of Bermuda and the Bermuda Housing Corporation announced today the solicitation of requests for information (RFI) from investors and potential buyers for the Grand Atlantic Development on the South Road in Warwick, Bermuda.

The Grand Atlantic is an impressive property development in a desirable neighborhood with tremendous Atlantic Ocean views on the South Shore in Bermuda. Bermuda is taking a distinct and new approach with this development.

Investors and potential buyers are being offered the best in Bermudian style and traditions, with lush, landscaped gardens that feature a variety of local flora, trees and palms and units with panoramic views of the water and gardens. With access to acres of park grounds and a beautiful, secluded beach, the lo ... Read more »
Views: 81 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 05.08.2013

VANTAA, Finland - Tuesday, May 7th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Valimo, a leading solution provider for mobile user authentication and digital signature software, announces that Tele2 Norway, a major European mobile operator, has selected its Mobile ID authentication service platform. The Valimo solution will offer over one million Tele2 subscribers in Norway the opportunity to securely access services that require strong, two-factor authentication, such as internet banking or e-government applications, using their mobile phone to generate a legally-binding electronic signature. As a first step, this new service will enable highly secure and legally binding log-in for online and mobile banking with four major banks in Norway.

Tele2’s mobile signature program will allow users to perform secure online transactions anytime and anywhere through any kind of connected device such as low-end mobile handsets, smartphones or tablets, as long as they use a SIM card. Compati ... Read more »
Views: 79 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 05.08.2013 | Comments (0)

DUBLIN - Tuesday, May 7th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE/ME NewsWire)-- Covidien (NYSE:COV) today announced 2013 full year guidance for Mallinckrodt plc as Mallinckrodt prepares to spin off from Covidien to become a separate, publicly traded company in mid-2013.

Mallinckrodt’s fiscal year will end on September 27, 2013, with net sales growth expected to be in the range of 7% to 11% versus 2012, assuming foreign exchange rates at current levels. Net sales are expected to be up 21% to 25% in Mallinckrodt’s Specialty Pharmaceuticals segment and to decline 3% to 7% in its Global Medical Imaging segment.

For fiscal 2013, Mallinckrodt expects adjusted EBITDA1 as a percentage of sales,2 to be in the range of 17% to 21%. The guidance ranges for adjusted EBITDA reflect the financial results for one quarter of Mallinckrodt operating as a standalone, public company and three quarters reflecting the business as historically managed part of Covidien prior to the separation.< ... Read more »
Views: 147 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 05.07.2013 | Comments (0)

Pending Acquisition Expected to Extend the Success of McAfee’s Security Connected Strategy

SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Monday, May 6th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- McAfee today announced the execution of a definitive agreement to initiate a conditional tender offer for the acquisition of Stonesoft Oyj (NASDAQ OMX Helsinki: SFT1V), a leading innovator in next-generation network firewall products, for an aggregate equity value of approximately $389 million in cash.

Stonesoft delivers software-based, dynamic, customer-driven, cyber security solutions to secure information flow and simplify security management. Stonesoft’s product portfolio of next-generation firewalls, evasion prevention systems, and SSL VPN solutions addresses businesses of all sizes. Through the pending acquisition of Stonesoft, McAfee expects to extend its leadership position in network security.

"With the pending addition of Stonesoft’s products and services, McAfee is making a significan ... Read more »
Views: 77 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 05.07.2013

BURBANK, Calif. - Monday, May 6th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Phoenix Audio Technologies, a world leader in real time audio solutions, today announced the expansion of its relationship with Vidyo Inc., a world leader in personal telepresence and video conferencing solutions.

Vidyo has chosen Phoenix’s Quattro3 as the only audio solution to be bundled with its HD100 video conferencing product, for users worldwide.

"We are excited to be chosen by Vidyo and believe that the Quattro3 is the right audio accessory for the HD100 room system,” said Jacob Marash, Phoenix Audio Technologies’ COO. "We see this expansion of the cooperation between our two companies as a great way to offer the end-user an optimal and complete conferencing solution”.

"Vidyo believes the combination of Quattro 3’s powerful audio technology enhances Vidyo’s innovative room systems offering,” said Yossi Massafi, Senior VP Worldwide Sales Operations, Vidyo. "We are delighted to be wo ... Read more »
Views: 82 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 05.07.2013

Company will hold conference call on Monday, May 6

DUBLIN - Sunday, May 5th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Covidien (NYSE: COV), a leading global provider of healthcare products, today announced revised 2013 guidance and released historical financial statements adjusted for the upcoming expected discontinued operations, reflecting the planned spin-off of its Pharmaceuticals business. These adjusted financial statements cover fiscal years 2010 to 2012 and the first quarter of fiscal 2013. Adjusted financial statements for the second quarter of fiscal 2013 will be available by the end of May.

Covidien announced fiscal 2013 guidance to reflect the planned spin-off of its Pharmaceuticals business, a transaction that is expected to occur following the close of trading on June 28, 2013. The Company now estimates that net sales in fiscal 2013 will be up 4% to 5%, including foreign exchange at current rates. Sales are expected to be up 4% to 6% versus 2012 in the Me ... Read more »
Views: 73 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 05.05.2013

SUNNYVALE, Calif. - Sunday, May 5th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- DVS Sciences, Inc., a privately held innovator of novel multi-parameter single-cell analyzers and reagents for biological research, today announced the introduction of the new CyTOF 2 Mass Cytometer and new MaxPar Panel Kits designed specifically for simultaneous high-parameter single cell analysis.

The DVS Sciences® CyTOF 2 system leverages the same mass cytometry technology that has been the foundation to the success and world-wide adoption of the CyTOF Mass Cytometer. The technology enables comprehensive functional and phenotypic characterization of complex systems at the single cell level in diverse disciplines including immunology, cancer research, stem cell biology and drug profiling. On a newly designed chassis, the CyTOF 2 system delivers enhanced performance and improved user experience, providing the most powerful cell analysis platform on the market. The CyTOF 2 platform uniquely has t ... Read more »
Views: 75 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 05.05.2013

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, May 2nd 2013 [ME NewsWire]

Business leaders urged Africa to realise its full potential and work with Dubai to harness the power of its key sectors, at the Africa Global Business Forum 2013, held under the attendance and patronage of H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai.

Over the two-days, more than 4,500 attendees came together to discussed exponential business opportunities in agribusiness, trade, logistics and financial services.

The first day was attended by Rt. Hon. Amama Mbabazi, Prime Minister of the Republic of Uganda, H.E. Sultan Al Mansouri, UAE Minister of Economy, H.E. Reem Al Hashimy, UAE Minister of State, H.E. Sindiso Ngwenya, Secretary General, COMESA, and Hon. Danny Faure, Vice President of the Republic of Seychelles, among other dignitaries and business leaders.

In his keynote address, Rt. Hon. Mbabazi stressed that Africa could learn from ... Read more »
Views: 83 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 05.05.2013

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