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SES Selects Arianespace and Soyuz for its Fifth MEO Launch PARIS -Tuesday, September 12th 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES has selected Arianespace for its fifth launch of four O3b satellites joining its O3b Medium Earth Orbit (MEO) fleet. The mission on a Soyuz rocket will be conducted from the Guiana Space Center in Kourou, French Guiana, in 2019. The 12 satellites of the existing O3b fleet...

Philip Morris International Sustainability Report Outlines Fundamental Transformation to Shift Its Business to... LAUSANNE, Switzerland -Tuesday, September 12th 2017

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Philip Morris International Inc. (“PMI”) (NYSE / Euronext Paris: PM) today published its sustainability report, outlining the fundamental transformation of the company to shift its business to smoke-free products. PMI’s efforts are squarely focused on replacing...

Unilabs to acquire Scientific Clinical Laboratories (SCL) Dubai, United Arab Emirates. -Tuesday, September 12th 2017 [ar]  

Unilabs has signed a definitive agreement to acquire a share of Scientific Clinical Laboratories (SCL) for an undisclosed amount. Established in 1990, SCL has been providing highly-specialised laboratory services in the UAE, with a strong brand recognition and a leading market position. With...

AdaptiveMobile Launches SIGIL, the World’s First Global Signalling Intelligence and Security Analytics Service SAN FRANCISCO -Tuesday, September 12th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)- AdaptiveMobile, the world leader in mobile network security, today publicly launched SIGIL, the world’s first global signalling intelligence and analytics cloud service. Through application of advanced machine-learning algorithms on suspicious signalling data, the Company’s...

TSYS Signs PRIME(SM) Agreement with Mashreq Bank in Dubai COLUMBUS, Ga. & DUBAI, UAE -Monday, September 11th 2017 [ar] [fr]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- TSYS (NYSE: TSS) announced today that it has signed a software licensing and services agreement with UAE leading financial institution, Mashreq Bank. TSYS will provide Mashreq with its core PRIME Issuer and Acquirer payments platform — and surrounding modules and services —...

Tigo & SMA Join Forces to Bring a Rapid Shutdown Solution to Market Supporting SunSpec Specifications LOS GATOS, Calif. -Monday, September 11th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Tigo, pioneer of the smart modular Flex MLPE platform, and SMA, global market leader for solar inverters, have joined forces to deliver total compliance with the newly released SunSpec Alliance specifications regarding Rapid Shutdown adoption for PV plants. SunSpec Alliance,...

Safety and efficacy results from the INJOURNEYTM trial investigating OFEV® (nintedanib) with add-on... INGELHEIM, Germany -Monday, September 11th 2017

Data from this 12-week study show that the safety and tolerability profile of nintedanib with add-on pirfenidone is in keeping with the known profiles of the individual drugs in patients with IPF1 Exploratory efficacy analyses suggest a potential benefit of the combination treatment of...

Emirates Rehab Centre brings US-based Barlow Respiratory Hospital’s expertise to Dubai Dubai, United Arab Emirates. -Monday, September 11th 2017 [ar]  

Emirates Rehab and Homecare, an advanced and comprehensive rehabilitation centre under Emirates Hospitals Group, has signed an agreement with Los Angeles-headquartered Barlow Respiratory Hospital (Barlow) to provide the highest quality respiratory rehabilitation and care for chronically...

DNA and Sagemcom Launch the DNA TV-hubi, an Open Android TVTM hub HELSINKI & PARIS -Monday, September 11th 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- DNA TV-hubi, launched last month by DNA, is an Android TV based device for TV and multimedia entertainment, designed and manufactured by Sagemcom, consisting in a 4K UHD set-top box for TV viewing and giving access to thousands of apps through Google PlayTM app store. The...

SES: Unleashing the Potential of an Empowered World LUXEMBOURG -Monday, September 11th 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- SES Networks, the dedicated SES business providing global managed data services, opens a world of opportunities with the approach outlined in the new SES White Paper “Transcending Connectivity.” The SES Networks business model described in the White Paper, combined with...

Tanker Conference Tackles Cybercrime Issues Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Monday, September 11th 2017 [ar]  

Cybercrime is a matter of growing international concern within the tanker shipping sector and The Maritime Standard has responded by making this a key topic for this year’s event. Trevor Pereira, managing director, says, “We have received phenomenal support from the shipping industry for...

AWOK.com launches its services in the KSA Jeddah, Saudi Arabia -Monday, September 11th 2017 [ar]

AWOK.com, UAE’s largest e-commerce player has now ventured into the KSA region. This is in line with the company’s vision of expanding its operations across the GCC. Customers in the KSA region will now be able to purchase from around 50,000 products across 30 categories. With this new...

SES Opens New Era in Global Connectivity with O3b mPOWER LUXEMBOURG & PARIS -Monday, September 11th 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES announced today the beginning of a new era in global cloud-scale connectivity and high power data services with the launch of O3b mPOWER, a revolutionary and powerful networks system that will deliver efficient high-performance network communications to users all around the...

The First Group Marks Hotel Portfolio Milestone with Completion of TRYP by Wyndham Dubai Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Sunday, September 10th 2017 [ar]  

Global property developer The First Group has taken possession of its second hotel property, TRYP by Wyndham Dubai, marking another significant milestone in its portfolio development strategy. The completion of the 675 upper mid-scale hotel in Dubai’s sought-after Barsha Heights district,...

Mavenir Unlocks the Value and Benefits of NFV with its CloudRange™ Platform RICHARDSON, Texas -Sunday, September 10th 2017 [ar] [fr]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Mavenir, the leader in accelerating and redefining software network transformation for Communications Service Providers, today announced its network functions virtualization (NFV) and container management and orchestration platform called CloudRange™. CloudRange allows...

Interactive Brokers Plans to Join the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange as a Remote Member GREENWICH, Conn. -Sunday, September 10th 2017 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Interactive Brokers Group, Inc. (NASDAQ GS:IBKR), an automated global electronic broker that serves more than 449,000 clients worldwide and operates on more than 120 exchanges, announced today that it plans to join the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE) through its Interactive...

Luxury, Performance and the Latest World Premier Concept Car - Where GCC Driving Enthusiasts Need to Be Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Sunday, September 10th 2017 [ar]  

Where do you go to see the most innovative cars about to be launched into the GCC? The International Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt/Main, September 14-24, 2017. At IAA visitors from the GCC will get to experience hands-on the most anticipated automotive launch in the region, both the BORGWARD BX5...

Newmont Ranked Mining Industry Leader by Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for Third Consecutive Year DENVER -Saturday, September 9th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- For an unprecedented third year in a row, Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE: NEM) was ranked by the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World) as the mining industry’s overall leader in sustainability. Newmont’s inclusion on the index also marked the 11th consecutive...

Superior Uniform Group Switches to Rimini Street Support for Its SAP Platform LAS VEGAS -Saturday, September 9th 2017 [ar] [fr]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rimini Street, Inc., a global provider of enterprise software products and services, and the leading independent support provider for Oracle and SAP software products, today announced that Superior Uniform Group (NASDAQ: SGC), one of America's foremost providers of fine...

GTreasury Opens London Office to Support EMEA Expansion CHICAGO -Saturday, September 9th 2017 [ar] [fr]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- GTreasury announced today the opening of their West End, London office at 1 Neal Street. This move gives GTreasury both an expanded presence in Europe for the servicing of its new and existing treasury management customers and a foundation for greater support, service and...