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Yamaha Motor Marks Record Annual Profit in 2017 TOKYO -Tuesday, February 13th 2018 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. (TOKYO:7272)(ISIN:JP3942800008) announced today that net income soared nearly 61% to a company-record 101.6 billion yen in fiscal 2017, which finished on December 31. The huge increase was driven by sales of higher-end products and cost reductions...

A.M. Best Assigns Credit Ratings to Jordan French Insurance Company Limited LONDON -Tuesday, February 13th 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- A.M. Best has assigned a Financial Strength Rating of B (Fair) and a Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating of “bb+” to Jordan French Insurance Company Limited (JOFICO) (Jordan). The outlook assigned to these Credit Ratings (ratings) is positive. The ratings reflect JOFICO’s...

Increased Digitization and Proliferation of Electric Vehicles and Alternate Fuels to Revolutionize the Forecourts of the... Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Tuesday, February 13th 2018 [ar]

Forecourts have undergone a massive evolution from the stand-alone fuel dispensing kiosks of the 60s to supermarket and convenience retailing zones of current times;  from personnel operated to self-service to automated pumping and also the transition from a fuel station to a pit stop. Over...

A.M. Best to Sponsor Dubai World Insurance Congress LONDON -Tuesday, February 13th 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- A.M. Best is a silver sponsor of the Dubai World Insurance Congress event, hosted by Global Reinsurance & the Dubai International Financial Centre, 27-28 February in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. A.M. Best’s delegation will hold bilateral discussions at their meeting...

IDEMIA: Enter the World of Augmented Identity at the MWC 2018 in Barcelona (26 Feb-1 Mar) COLOMBES, France -Tuesday, February 13th 2018 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- IDEMIA, the global leader in Augmented Identity for an increasingly digital world, today announces its presence at the Mobile World Congress 2018, the world’s largest gathering for the mobile industry, organized by the GSMA and held in Barcelona, from 26 February to 1 March...

IDEMIA and Arkessa Partner on eUICC to Drive Growth in Industrial and Enterprise IoT COLOMBES, France -Monday, February 12th 2018 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- IDEMIA, the global leader in Augmented Identity for an increasingly digital world, and Arkessa, a leading M2M/IoT connectivity service provider, have today announced the extension of their partnership to deliver eUICC (embedded Universal Integrated Circuit Card) and...

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance Company Opens Office in Dubai, Names Executives to Head Middle East Region and... BOSTON -Monday, February 12th 2018 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance Company (BHSI) today announced that it has received its insurance license from the Dubai Financial Services Authority and established an office in the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), while naming Alessandro Cerase as its...

Blue Danube Systems Delivers Revolutionary Breakthrough With Industry’s First Multi-Band and Multi-Standard... SANTA CLARA, Calif. -Saturday, February 10th 2018 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Blue Danube Systems, a provider of intelligent wireless access solutions that help mobile operators address the challenge of explosive data growth, today introduced its second-generation 5G-ready Massive MIMO system, the BeamCraft™ 600 series. An industry first, BeamCraft...

Neustar Expands European Data Scrubbing Estate to Build the World’s Largest DDoS Mitigation Defence Network LONDON -Saturday, February 10th 2018 [ar]

  (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Neustar, Inc. (NYSE: NSR), a trusted, neutral provider of real-time information services, today announced the expansion of its DDoS mitigation defence network in EMEA. Scrubbing centres in London, Frankfurt, Amsterdam and Marseille have been expanded, while new...

1936 Bugatti Type 57SC Coupé Atlantic Wins Third Annual the Peninsula Classics Best of the Best Award PARIS -Friday, February 9th 2018 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- A rare and beautiful 1936 Bugatti Type 57SC Atlantic was named the winner of the prestigious The Peninsula Classics Best of the Best Award today at The Peninsula Paris hotel. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here:...

NEC Increases its Investment in Sub-Saharan Africa-Based ICT Solutions Company XON into a Subsidiary TOKYO & MIDRAND, South Africa. -Friday, February 9th 2018 [ar] [fr]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- NEC Corporation (NEC) (TOKYO: 6701) today announced an increase in investment in XON Holdings Proprietary Limited (XON), an ICT solutions company based in the Republic of South Africa, making it a subsidiary through NEC Europe Ltd. XON, a Systems Integrator throughout...

SES and Intelsat Propose Joint Use of C-band by Satellite and Terrestrial Mobile Operators in the U.S. LUXEMBOURG & WASHINGTON -Friday, February 9th 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Leading satellite companies SES S.A. (Euronext Paris and Luxembourg Stock Exchange: SESG) and Intelsat S.A. (NYSE: I) today announced alignment on a proposal to the United States Federal Communications Commission (FCC) which seeks to protect the wide array of established...

ExaGrid Announces Its Largest Scale-Out System to Date, Doubling Full Backup Capacity and Ingest Speed WESTBOROUGH, Mass. -Friday, February 9th 2018 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ExaGrid®, a leading provider of hyper-converged secondary storage for backup, announced its largest, most powerful appliance in its arsenal of backup storage with data deduplication – the EX63000E. The EX63000E appliance has 58% more capacity than its predecessor,...

Transatel Chooses Gemalto to Enable Effortless Cellular Connectivity for Users of Laptops and Tablets with Windows 10 AMSTERDAM -Thursday, February 8th 2018 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Gemalto (Paris:GTO), the world leader in digital security, is supplying Transatel, a leader in global mobile & IoT connectivity, with a remote subscription management platform. It will enable users of Windows 10 eSIM-equipped PCs to get online swiftly and seamlessly, from the...

ULLINK Delivers MiFID II Best Execution Reporting in Partnership with LiquidMetrix PARIS -Thursday, February 8th 2018 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- ULLINK, a global provider of electronic trading and connectivity solutions to the financial community, has extended its successful partnership with LiquidMetrix to deliver MiFID II best execution reporting to multiple European Sell-Side clients. The solution, UL PUBLISHER for...

Digital Health Company ICmed Launches Enterprise Solution to Enhance Patient & Family Engagement, Driving Improved... BALTIMORE -Thursday, February 8th 2018 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Emerging digital health company ICmed, LLC, today launched its Enterprise Engagement Solution. The customizable solution enhances patient & family engagement, driving improved medical outcomes and lower healthcare costs. The product is licensed by clients such as...

Clarke Closes $10 Million Venture Round Led by Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures and Joined by Chevron NORTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. -Thursday, February 8th 2018 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Today, Clarke Industrial Engineering ("Clarke") completed the sale of $10 million of Series B Preferred Stock to a group of investors led by Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures ("SAEV"). Chevron Technology Ventures (“CTV”) participated in the round. Daniel Carter of SAEV US,...

Fiorano Powers Banco Postal’s Commitment Towards Financial Inclusion and Digitalization of Angolan Economy SINGAPORE -Wednesday, February 7th 2018 [ar] [fr]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Fiorano Software announced today that Banco Postal, Angola has successfully implemented the Fiorano Platform to tackle integration challenges in its digital transformation journey. Banco Postal opted for Fiorano for its native integration with T24, the Core Banking System...

Sakura Hotel Co. Opens New Hotel in Nippori to Welcome International Travelers with Multicultural Offerings TOKYO -Wednesday, February 7th 2018 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Sakura Hotel Co., headquartered in Shinjuku, Tokyo, opened the Sakura Hotel Nippori near the historic Yanaka Ginza shopping street in Tokyo’s Bunkyo Ward, the fifth hotel in the Sakura Hotel and Hostel chain, last year. All five hotels are open 24/7 and boast multilingual...

Smartfren Selects P.I. Works Centralized SON and Performance Management for Nation-Wide Deployment ISTANBUL -Wednesday, February 7th 2018 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- P.I. Works, the leading provider of mobile network planning, management and optimization solutions worldwide, continues to expand its global presence with new customer wins. Smartfren, a prominent LTE-Advanced operator in Indonesia, selects P.I. Works as the sole supplier of...