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BravoSolution Acquires Procure-to-Pay Provider Puridiom CHICAGO -Thursday, August 11th 2016

BravoSolution, a leading global strategic procurement solution provider, has acquired Puridiom, a privately-held on-demand procurement and AP solutions company based in Camp Hill, Pennsylvania. With this acquisition, BravoSolution takes the next step in enabling the full end-to-end procurement...

UAE-IAA launches the 2nd Cycle of Best Practice Award in Internal Audit to acknowledge Industry Best Practices... Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Wednesday, August 10th 2016 [ar]  

The UAE Internal Auditors Association (UAE-IAA), The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA-Global) Affiliate in the UAE, has announced the 2nd Best Practice Award in Internal Auditto be held in Abu Dhabi this year. After the successful launch of the 1st cycle in 2015 in Dubai, the...

Bobbles Contract SES Capacity and MX1 Services to Launch New Global TV Platform for Expats in Europe LUXEMBOURG -Wednesday, August 10th 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES (Euronext Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) announced today that bobbles.tv, a newly-launched pan-European Pay TV platform, has contracted SES capacity and MX1 services to launch a new global TV platform for expats in Europe. Expats can choose to subscribe to direct-to-home (DTH),...

New Pan-European Pay TV Platform bobbles.tv offers Television for International Communities HAMBURG, Germany, BEIJING & JAKARTA, Indonesia -Wednesday, August 10th 2016  

More of home: 25 channels for Chinese and Indonesian viewers for the launch More communities: Indian, Vietnamese and Korean packages soon to come More coverage: broadcast across Europe via Astra satellite and internet More flexibility: 7-day Catch up TV, and “no regret” price...

Azizi Developments Launches the AED350m “Roy-Mediterranean” Serviced Apartment Project Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Wednesday, August 10th 2016 [ar]  

Azizi Developments, a leading UAE-based real estate developer with an influence in many international markets, has today announced the launch of its 271-unit, “Roy–Mediterranean” services apartment project – a high-end residential offering, with hotel facilities, located in the Al Furjan...

Discussing Preparations for the 2nd Edition of the USIP World Police Games, to be Hosted by the UAE ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates -Wednesday, August 10th 2016 [ar]  

Lt. General Sheikh Ahmad Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, President of the International Police Sports Union (USIP) received a delegation from the Ministry of Interior (MoI) at his office in the neighboring country of Kuwait. The delegation was headed by Brigadier Mohammed Hamid bin Dalmouj Al Dhaheri,...

23rd World Energy Congress Set to Shape Future Global Energy Landscape ISTANBUL -Wednesday, August 10th 2016 [ar] [fr]

Two months to go until the world’s largest and most influential energy event 261 Speakers from 84 Countries, including 48 Ministers (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Momentum is building towards the 23rd World Energy Congress, due to take place in Istanbul between 9th and 13th October, just...

Chinese Leading Automaker Eyes Middle Eastern and African Markets Following Its Domestic Sales Victory BEIJING -Wednesday, August 10th 2016 [ar] [fr]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The first half year has passed, and Chinese automakers have already unveiled their sales performance. Among which Chinese auto maker JAC (Shanghai Stock Exchange: 600418) has continued to rise in popularity in the burgeoning Middle Eastern and African auto markets, with a...

Rimini Street Increases Investment in Latin America to Meet Growing Demand for Rimini Street Independent Support LAS VEGAS & SÃO PAULO -Wednesday, August 10th 2016 [ar]

Company announces 189% increase in Oracle and SAP clients; Now servicing more than 100 organizations in the region (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rimini Street, Inc., the leading global independent provider of enterprise software support services for SAP SE’s (NYSE:SAP) Business...

Abu Dhabi Civil Defense Extinguish Fire at Bani Yas Cooperative Society ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates -Wednesday, August 10th 2016 [ar]  

The Civil Defense and Rapid Inteams managed to put out a blaze that gutted out three shops in the building of Bani Yas Cooperative Society (BCS) in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday, and prevented the fire from spreading to neighboring buildings and adjacent commercial shops. The fire destroyed the...

MPEG LA Expands DisplayPort License Coverage DENVER -Wednesday, August 10th 2016 [ar] [fr]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- MPEG LA, LLC has announced that coverage of its DisplayPort Patent Portfolio License was recently expanded to include VESA DisplayPort Alt Mode Standard, Version 1, September 22, 2014 and VESA DisplayPort Alt Mode Standard, Version 1.0a, August 10, 2015. As a result of this...

Nike Debuts Unlimited Courage - The First of Three Upcoming Films That Celebrate Everyday Athletes as Part of Its Global... BEAVERTON, Ore. -Wednesday, August 10th 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE) announced today its next film that aims to celebrate a summer of sport and encourage athletes everywhere to embrace their unlimited mindset. “Unlimited Courage” celebrates an extraordinary athlete, Chris Mosier, and his unlimited determination and...

Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts Continues Unprecedented Global Growth with New San Francisco Property MCLEAN, Va. -Tuesday, August 9th 2016 [ar] [fr]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Hilton’s (NYSE: HLT) luxury brand of iconic landmark hotels, announced its newest property, Waldorf Astoria San Francisco, which will be the centerpiece of a two million square-foot, mixed-used complex that will feature luxury...

Will Smith Guest of Honor at American Culture Reception in Dubai Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Tuesday, August 9th 2016 [ar]  

Will Smith was the guest of honor yesterday evening at an intimate reception for the UAE business and Emirati community. The event launched a new collaboration between the US Consulate General and Maven Marketing & Events to promote American Culture across Dubai and the Northern Emirates,...

Panasonic Acquired All Shares of German Software Company OpenSynergy OSAKA, Japan & BERLIN -Tuesday, August 9th 2016 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic Corporation and OpenSynergy GmbH today announced that Panasonic has acquired all the outstanding shares of the German software company to make it a subsidiary on July 22. OpenSynergy is a high-tech company specializing in embedded automotive software for cockpit...

ERCOM to Join Telecom Infra Project PARIS -Monday, August 8th 2016 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ERCOM is proud to announce its participation in the Telecom Infra Project (TIP) led by Intel, Facebook, DT, SK Telecom and Nokia. ERCOM joins major operators, equipment manufacturers, system integrators and software vendors of the telecom industry to connect the next billion...

Takeda Receives Marketing Authorization in Canada for NINLARO™ (ixazomib) in Relapsed/Refractory Multiple Myeloma CAMBRIDGE, Mass. & OSAKA, Japan -Monday, August 8th 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE:4502) today announced Takeda Canada has received approval from Health Canada for NINLARO™ (ixazomib) capsules in combination with lenalidomide and dexamethasone for the treatment of adult patients with multiple myeloma who have...

Lord Puttnam Joins Array of IBC2016 Keynote Speakers LONDON -Monday, August 8th 2016 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- IBC announced today that Lord Puttnam will deliver a keynote address at the forthcoming IBC Conference on Sunday 11 September 2016. Oscar-winning film producer, educationalist and politician Lord Puttnam will address a broad spectrum of issues including the extraordinary growth...

Will Smith Kicks Off Warner Bros. Pictures’ Suicide Squad Dubai Screening with Press Conference at Vox Cinemas Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Monday, August 8th 2016  

The Suicide Squad hype reached a fever pitch in Dubai yesterday at a press conference held at Vox Cinemas, Mall of the Emirates. On the panel for the press conference included: Will Smith himself; Cameron Mitchell, CEO of VOX Cinemas; Sarah Omolewu, Managing Partner, Maven Marketing & Events;...

ThinkPalm Rebrands, Diversifying and Entering the Big League KOCHI, India -Monday, August 8th 2016 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ThinkPalm, a premier product engineering and IT services company, unveiled its fresh identity today with a revamped website, logo and tag line. The rebranding is the upshot of the company’s steady penetration into the global market, diversification into multiple business...