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Letstango.com partners with JetPrivilege starting from this year! Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Tuesday, January 16th 2018 [ar]

Leading Dubai-based online shopping site Letstango.com has recently partnered with JetPrivilege to help the shoppers with a more rewarding shopping experience this time. JetPrivilege is an internationally acclaimed award-winning loyalty and rewards program and the frequent flyer programme of Jet...

QNB Group: Financial Results for the Year Ended 31 December 2017 Doha, Qatar -Tuesday, January 16th 2018 [ar] [fr]  

QNB Group, the largest financial institution in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region, announced its results for the year ended 31 December 2017. For the year ended 2017, Net Profit reached QAR13.1 billion (USD3.6 billion), up by 6% compared to last year. Total assets increased by 13% from...

Noor Index - Innovative Gold Trading Solution Integrated With MetaTrader 5 Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Tuesday, January 16th 2018 [ar]  

Noor Index Software Solution has announced its latest technological development — the Bullion Physical Trading Solution integrated as an advanced solution with the MetaTrader 5 platform, which is the number one ranked trading platform on a global scale. The application enables physical trading...

Panasonic Develops Scalable "ePowertrain" Platform for Small EVs OSAKA, Japan -Monday, January 15th 2018 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Panasonic Corporation announced on Jan. 9, 2018 that it has developed a scalable "ePowertrain" platform, a solution for the effective development of small electric vehicles (EVs). The platform is a systematized application of devices used in the EVs of major global carmakers,...

SES-15 Enters Commercial Service to Serve the Americas LUXEMBOURG -Monday, January 15th 2018  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- SES announced today that the new SES-15 spacecraft has been operational at the 129 degrees West orbital position since 1 January. As planned, the all-electric satellite took six months to reach its orbital position and to successfully complete its testing. SES-15 carries a...

TP-Link Introduces New Camera-Focused Neffos C7 Smartphone with Big Screen Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Monday, January 15th 2018 [ar]  

TP-Link, the leading wireless-router brand for seven consecutive years, today announced the C7 under its fledgling mobile phone brand Neffos. Neffos was created to provide global consumers with high-quality smartphones at affordable price points. Its dedication to uncompromised excellence is...

Emirates Healthcare Launches New Al Reef Medical Center Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates -Sunday, January 14th 2018 [ar]  

Emirates Healthcare company, a leading global healthcare provider and a subsidiary of Abu Dhabi-based investment group, KBBO, announced the launch of Al Reef Medical Center, as part of its expansion plans in Ras Al Khaimah. The grand opening ceremony for the new facility took place at Al Reef...

Sabah Rotana Receives Preliminary Approval by the DTCM for Construction of a 5-Star Touristic Hotel/Hotel Apartments Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Sunday, January 14th 2018 [ar]  

Sabah Rotana has been granted approval to begin its construction of a hotel establishment under category rating of 5-star and Tourism property by the Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM). Sabah Rotana, a premium property, is a collaboration between accomplished property...

Shiseido Acquires Breakthrough Technology from Olivo Laboratories TOKYO & NEW YORK -Saturday, January 13th 2018 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Shiseido Company, Limited (TOKYO:4911) (“Shiseido”), a leading global cosmetics company, announced today that its regional headquarters and consolidated subsidiary, Shiseido Americas Corporation (“Shiseido Americas”), has acquired substantially all of the assets of...

A New Legend on the Lake: Hilton Arrives in Lake Como LAKE COMO, Italy & MCLEAN, Va. -Saturday, January 13th 2018 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Set amidst the rolling hills and crystalline waters of one of the world’s most idyllic destinations, Hilton Lake Como opens its doors today, marking Hilton’s (NYSE: HLT) first property in the region. As the largest hotel in Lake Como, the newly opened property will deliver...

Energy Storage Company Fluence Launches with Unparalleled Suite of Capabilities for Customers in Over 160 Countries ARLINGTON, Va. -Friday, January 12th 2018 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Fluence Energy, LLC (“Fluence”), an energy storage technology and services company jointly owned by Siemens and The AES Corporation (“AES”), announced the receipt of all government approvals and authorizations and the launch of business operations on January 1, 2018....

Energy Storage Company Fluence Unveils SunFlex Energy Storage, its New Technology Platform for Solar PV ARLINGTON, Va. -Friday, January 12th 2018 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Fluence, an energy storage company owned by Siemens and The AES Corporation, announced its new technology platform, called SunFlex Energy Storage, that both improves and expands the capabilities of photovoltaic solar generation, already the fastest growing resource in...

Toshiba Tec Showcases Digital Signage Solutions at NRF 2018 Retail's Big Show TOKYO -Friday, January 12th 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Toshiba Tec Printing Solutions Business Group (TOKYO: 6588) today announced it will feature its digital signage solutions at the world’s largest retail tradeshow, the NRF (National Retail Federation) 2018 Retail’s Big Show taking place Jan. 14-16 at the Jacob K. Javits...

Zayed Future Energy Prize Sets a GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS Title Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. -Friday, January 12th 2018 [ar] [fr]  

The Zayed Future Energy Prize has officially achieved a GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title for the “Largest environmental sustainability lesson”, announced on January 10. A total of 282 students from across the UAE took part in the sustainability-themed lesson at The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi,...

Halliburton Provides Major Software Grant to Sultan Qaboos University HOUSTON -Thursday, January 11th 2018 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Halliburton (NYSE: HAL) today announced a multimillion dollar software grant to the Colleges of Science and Engineering at Sultan Qaboos University in Oman. The grant provides access to leading industry software in geoscience, drilling and reservoir management so that students...

GovSat-1 Arrives at Cape Canaveral for SpaceX Launch in January LUXEMBOURG -Thursday, January 11th 2018  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GovSat-1 spacecraft has arrived at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida. GovSat-1 is the first satellite of GovSat, which is a brand operated by a joint venture between the Government of Luxembourg and the world-leading satellite operator SES. It is scheduled for...

Parrish Medical Center Awarded Patient Safety Movement’s First 5-Star Hospital Ranking ORLANDO, Fla. -Thursday, January 11th 2018 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Patient Safety Movement Foundation (PSMF) today awarded Florida-based Parrish Medical Center with the first-ever Patient Safety Five-Star Hospital ranking for implementing all 13 Actionable Patient Safety Solutions (APSS) – evidence-based processes designed to help...

Interactive Brokers Raising Rates on Top Tier Margin Loans to Slow Loan Growth GREENWICH, Conn. -Thursday, January 11th 2018 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Interactive Brokers Group, Inc. (NASDAQ GS: IBKR) an automated global electronic broker, announced that, effective January 22, the company plans to increase the interest it charges on its top tier USD based margin loans above $3,000,000 by five basis points. The rate on the...

IDEMIA Announces a Change in Its Top Management Team, with a View to Building on Its Global Leadership in Augmented... COLOMBES, France -Thursday, January 11th 2018 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Didier LAMOUCHE, CEO of IDEMIA, today announced the appointment of two new members of IDEMIA’s Executive Committee. Philippe BARREAU (formerly MD of SICPA SA, a Swiss company providing secured identification and authentication solutions and services) will head up both the...

First Treatment for MERS Appears Safe in NIH Phase I Clinical Trial SIOUX FALLS, S.D. -Thursday, January 11th 2018 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- SAB Biotherapeutics, Inc. (SAB), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical development company, announced its anti-MERS immunotherapy (SAB-301) appears safe in a Phase I Clinical Trial. Results of the study, sponsored, funded and conducted by National Institutes of Health (NIH) were...