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QNB Group Commences Operations in India Doha, Qatar. -Sunday, July 23rd 2017 [ar]

QNB Group, the largest financial institution in the Middle East and Africa, has recently commenced operations in the city of Mumbai, the economic capital of the Republic of India. The start of the Group’s operations in the Republic of India comes in support of its vision to become a leading...

Business confidence falls across the Middle East with further decline in sentiment expected Dubai, United Arab Emirates. -Sunday, July 23rd 2017 [ar]

Business confidence across the Middle East has fallen sharply in the last quarter and is now at its lowest level since the second quarter of 2016, according to the latest edition of the Global Economic Conditions Survey (GECS). The region is also likely to face further challenges over the...

The Paradise Foundation Launches First Overseas Conservation Program in Africa  KIGALI, Rwanda -Saturday, July 22nd 2017 [ar] [fr]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Paradise Foundation, a not-for-profit environmental conservation organization in China, announced its first overseas conservation program in Africa today. The announcement was made during the Foundation delegates’ visit to the continent, led by Jack Ma, Co-Chairman of The...

Gigabit Britain Moves Closer to a Reality as Call Flow Deploys ADTRAN-Powered 10Gbps FTTH Infrastructure  LONDON -Friday, July 21st 2017 [ar] [fr]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ADTRAN®, Inc., (NASDAQ: ADTN), a leading provider of next-generation open networking solutions, today announced that Call Flow has chosen its XGS-PON solution to power the UK’s first generation of symmetric multi-Gigabit Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH) services. The rapidly-growing...

OT-Morpho Receives CSPN Certification for Its Embedded Secure Element for IoT PARIS -Thursday, July 20th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- OT-Morpho, a world leader in digital security and identification technologies, today announced that its embedded secure element designed for the Internet of Things (IoT), IoThrive Tiny SE+, has obtained the highest level CSPN1 security certification. IoThrive Tiny SE+ is the...

Speakers from ITV, Sky, News Corp, Google and HBO Announced for IBC Cyber Security Forum  LONDON -Thursday, July 20th 2017 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- IBC announces today the line-up of speakers for its exclusive event on Cyber Security, part of the new of the C-Tech Forum launched this year. The invitation-only event that will be held on Friday 15th September will allow businesses to gain the latest insights into the threat...

Together for Safer Roads Names David Braunstein As President  WASHINGTON -Thursday, July 20th 2017 [ar] [fr]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Together for Safer Roads (TSR), a coalition of global private sector companies, announced today that David Braunstein will join TSR as president on July 24. Braunstein is a seasoned business leader with deep global and emerging technologies experience within the private...

Philip Morris International General Counsel Gives Expert Testimony at U.S. Commission Hearing on Global Threats Posed by... LAUSANNE, Switzerland -Thursday, July 20th 2017

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Marc Firestone, Senior Vice President and General Counsel of Philip Morris International (NYSE/Euronext Paris: PM), today appeared as an invited witness before the Commission on Security and Cooperation to offer expert testimony in support of the Commission’s objective of...

ABB: Building Growth Momentum  ZURICH -Thursday, July 20th 2017

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SECOND QUARTER HIGHLIGHTS Total and base orders grew 3%1; higher orders in all regions Revenues up 1% Operational EBITA margin2 12.4%, dampened this quarter by commodity prices and some overcapacity Net income $525 million Cash flow from operating activities $467...

OT-Morpho Joins LoRa Alliance  PARIS -Wednesday, July 19th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- OT-Morpho, a world leader in digital security and identification technologies, announces it has joined the LoRaTM Alliance as an official Adopter Member. OT-Morpho delivers solutions to enhance the secure authentication of LoRa-based Low Power Wide Area Networks...

Ranch and Coast Plastic Surgery: Reductive Augmentation Results in Rounder Appearance After Breast Reduction SAN DIEGO -Wednesday, July 19th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- According to plastic surgeon Paul Chasan, MD, FACS, founder of Ranch and Coast Plastic Surgery in Del Mar, California, reductive augmentation is the best choice for women who want a higher and more round breast after breast reduction surgery. Although breast reduction...

Panasonic Successfully Completes the Acquisition and De-listing of Zetes Industries SA OSAKA, Japan -Wednesday, July 19th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic Corporation announced today that it has completed the acquisition of 100% of outstanding shares of Zetes Industries SA and the de-listing of Zetes shares from Euronext Brussels. Zetes is headquartered in Brussels, Belgium and has a market leading position in goods and...

Neustar Research Finds Global Attacks Like WannaCry and GoldenEye Directly Affect Enterprises' Cyber Protection... LONDON -Wednesday, July 19th 2017

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Neustar, Inc. (NYSE:NSR), a trusted, neutral provider of real-time information services, today announced the results from a new survey of 290 security executives from across 11 EMEA countries. Sixty percent of respondents confirmed that the recent global attacks, such as...

ADM Expands Destination Marketing Capabilities with Completion of Industries Centers Acquisition CHICAGO -Wednesday, July 19th 2017

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) announced today that it has completed its acquisition of a controlling interest in Industries Centers, which will now be known as ADM Israel. “By combining ADM’s unparalleled global network with the experience and capabilities...

ADTRAN and Deutsche Telekom Look to Ultra Broadband Evolution to Advance the Gigabit Society DARMSTADT, Germany -Wednesday, July 19th 2017 [ar] [fr]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ADTRAN®, Inc., (NASDAQ: ADTN), a leading provider of next-generation open networking solutions, today announced the start of lab testing of the latest innovations in the G.fast standard, 212MHz and coordinated dynamic time allocation (cDTA) together with Deutsche Telekom (DT)....

NIKE, Inc. Announces Monique Matheson as New EVP, Global Human Resources BEAVERTON, Ore. -Wednesday, July 19th 2017

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- NIKE, Inc. (NYSE: NKE) today announced Monique Matheson will become Nike’s EVP, Global Human Resources. Matheson will succeed David Ayre, who will retire from Nike after more than ten years leading the company’s Human Resources function. Matheson, a 19-year veteran of...

nbn and ADTRAN Ink Contract to Advance Broadband Access in Australia MELBOURNE, Australia -Tuesday, July 18th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ADTRAN®, Inc., (NASDAQ:ADTN), a leading provider of next-generation open networking solutions, today announced the signing of a supply agreement to advance high-speed broadband access to the citizens of Australia. The executed supply agreement covers software, hardware and...

Andersen Tax Announces Debut in Israel SAN FRANCISCO -Tuesday, July 18th 2017 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Andersen name will debut in Israel and the Middle East this week as Beneli Tax formally adopts the Andersen name as a member firm of Andersen Global. The tax firm, based in Tel Aviv, entered a Collaboration Agreement with Andersen Global in January 2017, and is now a...

IMA Encourages Proactive Issues Resolution, Personal Accountability and Whistleblower Protections in Revised Ethics... Dubai, United Arab Emirates. -Tuesday, July 18th 2017 [ar]

IMA®  (Institute of Management Accountants) today introduced a revision to its Statement of Ethical Professional Practice (SEPP), designed to help guide the ethical aspects of the business, as well as personal decisions of IMA members and other management accounting professionals. The SEPP,...

Arabia CSR Network to host GRI and CSR trainings from Sep to Dec Dubai, United Arab Emirates. -Tuesday, July 18th 2017 [ar] [fr]

The Arab Region’s leading think tank and sustainability centre Arabia CSR Network will hold a host of trainings in the second half of 2017. Starting with a certified training on GRI Standards in July and a few more of the same in September and December, ACSRN will offer more trainings to build...