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Korea Telecom Selects Gemalto to Deliver out-of-Box Connectivity for Connected Cars AMSTERDAM -Tuesday, March 6th 2018 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Gemalto, the world leader in digital security, has been selected by Korea Telecom (KT) Corporation to provide its On-Demand Connectivity (ODC) solution and embedded SIM (eSIM) to deliver out-of-box connectivity to its Industrial IoT customers. This will enable the largest...

KONE Brings a Human Touch To 24/7 Connected Services With the World’s First Tweeting Escalator Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Tuesday, March 6th 2018 [ar]  

KONE, a global leader in the elevator and escalator industry, today introduces a new chapter to promote its 24/7 Connected Services. After giving a voice to machine conversations between elevators and the IBM Watson Internet of Things (IoT) platform, KONE now combines the voice of escalators...

EFS Facilities Services wins prestigious Integrated Facilities Management contract for Etihad Airways  Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Monday, March 5th 2018 [ar]  

EFS Facilities Services, the regional facilities management leader has been awarded an AED 140 million integrated facilities management contract for Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates. Under the terms of the agreement, EFS’s scope of work will include all...

Strategic Partnership Joining the Futuristic Vision of Steel Wood Industries FZCO (SWI) the Legacy of Baniyas Building... DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -Monday, March 5th 2018 [ar]  

The recently signed agreement emerged to forge an alliance between the pioneers of game changing technologies in the composite-wood industry & the 44 years legacy of the well-known building materials distributor in the region. This stepping stone will be one of many on SWI agenda to...

Pine Labs Brings Digital Payment Innovations to the MENA Region Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Monday, March 5th 2018 [ar]  

Following on from its meteoric success in India and Southeast Asia, Pine Labs, a leading provider of retail payment solutions, is set to introduce its one of its kind in the world, virtualized payment platform in the MENA region. Worldwide customers are adapting to newer and innovative modes...

AURAK Enters MOU with Al Nuaimi Group Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates -Sunday, March 4th 2018 [ar] [fr]  

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with Al Nuaimi Group LLC to augment research, help students prepare for competition, and improve job opportunities for students.  Al Nuaimi Group LLC is a Ras Al Khaimah local contractor and...

THELEVELe, Fashion & Beauty E-Commerce Site Goes Live In GCC Jeddah, Saudi Arabia -Sunday, March 4th 2018 [ar]  

Fad International Ltd. Co. has announced that it has officially launched Thelevele.com, fashion and beauty online retailer. Introducing the most customer-centric online mall in Saudi Arabia and GCC countries, THELEVELe offers smooth and enjoyable shopping experiences with a diverse brand mix,...

Predator XP/RQ-1E Part of “Live-Fly” Airshow at UMEX ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates -Saturday, March 3rd 2018 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Predator XP/RQ-1E Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) flew above the tarmac of Al Ain Airport in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) as part of a “Live-Fly” event. The Live-Fly was held on February 27th and focused on Unmanned Aerial Vehicles that support the defense and...

Rimini Street Wins Company of the Year Award LAS VEGAS -Saturday, March 3rd 2018 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Rimini Street, Inc., (Nasdaq:RMNI), a global provider of enterprise software products and services, and the leading third-party support provider for Oracle and SAP software products, today announced it has been honored with three One Planet® Best in Business and...

Panasonic and Scrum Ventures Announce a Joint Venture to Foster Innovation TOKYO -Saturday, March 3rd 2018 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Panasonic Corporation today announced that it is forming BeeEdge, a joint venture with Scrum Ventures, a San Francisco based early-stage venture capital firm. Aimed at enabling a new generation of products, BeeEdge will identify technologies within Panasonic that are not fully...

Octapharma Group Publishes 2017 Annual Results Reporting Revenue of €1.72 Billion and Operating Income of €349... LACHEN, Switzerland -Friday, March 2nd 2018 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Over the last six years, the Octapharma Group has accomplished a remarkable compound annual growth rate of 15% and reports another record-breaking result for 2017, with sales of €1.72 billion – €120 million (7.5%) more than 2016’s figure (on a constant currency basis,...

Visa’s Everywhere Initiative Calls on Global FinTechs to Participate in 2018 Program BARCELONA, Spain -Friday, March 2nd 2018 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Visa (NYSE: V) today announced an expansion of Visa’s Everywhere Initiative (VEI) for 2018 with a more dynamic program, new participating countries, and an elevated level of support for participants. Visa’s Everywhere Initiative is a global innovation program that tasks...

Saudi Arabia Approves First Law For Cinema RIYADH, Saudi Arabia -Thursday, March 1st 2018 [fr]  

The Saudi Ministry of Culture and Information announced on Thursday that it had finalised the terms of licensing to restore cinema in Saudi Arabia. The move, part of the Vision 2030 initiative, opens up a domestic market of over 32 million people. It is anticipated that by 2030 the Kingdom...

Are we parenting obesity in children? Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Thursday, March 1st 2018 [ar]  

Children these days are overweight for various reasons, it is a growing concern in many countries.  Unfortunately the children of UAE are not spared either. There are many reasons that foster obesity like consumption of fried and fatty foods, inactive lifestyle and neglect. Desertion about...

Historic Results of Groupe PSA in 2017: Revenue, Volume of Sales, Recurring Operating Income and Net Result Group Share... Rueil-Malmaison, France -Thursday, March 1st 2018 [ar] [fr]  

Successful execution of Push to Pass plan and first concrete results of Opel Vauxhall (OV) turnaround plan PACE![1] 15.4% increase of Group sales at 3.63 million vehicles[2] 20.7% Group revenue growth at €65.2 billion[3] 7.3% Peugeot Citroën DS (PCD) Automotive division recurring...

Jam City Opens Google Play Pre-Registration and Releases New Gameplay Trailer for Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery Mobile... -Thursday, March 1st 2018 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Jam City: Who:     Jam City, a Los Angeles based mobile games studio, in partnership with Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. What:     Google pre-registration for Harry Potter:...

Ooredoo Partners with MATRIXX Software to Provide Personalized, Digital Mobile Plans to the Oman Market SARATOGA, Calif. -Thursday, March 1st 2018 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- MATRIXX Software (http://www.matrixx.com) today announced that Ooredoo, a leading telecommunications operator in The Sultanate of Oman, has deployed MATRIXX Software to enable the launch of the first all-digital, individually customized mobile plans in the Sultanate. Ooredoo...

Gemalto Enables Swift and Secure Creation of Trusted Digital Identities AMSTERDAM -Wednesday, February 28th 2018 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Gemalto, the world leader in digital security, showcases at Mobile World Congress its ability to enable Trusted Digital Identities that will unlock a new generation of secure and convenient digital services. Leveraging the company’s unrivalled experience across fields such...

Al Manhal Launches Academia Arabia Library DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -Wednesday, February 28th 2018 [ar]  

Stemming from a commitment to improve and modernize research and publishing standards in the Middle East, comes the launch of Academia Arabia Library; a membership-based library for readers and researchers interested in scholarly and scientific publications from the Middle East, Africa and Asia....

IDEMIA Provides Sprint with eSim Subscription Management Platform in North America COLOMBES, France -Wednesday, February 28th 2018 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Sprint, the 4th largest mobile network operator in North America, has selected IDEMIA, the global leader in Augmented Identity, to provide a hosted Remote SIM Provisioning (RSP) solution for consumer devices, IDEMIA’s subscription management. The platform will allow...