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Dictum Health Announces FDA Clearance of Its IDM100 Medical Tablet for Comprehensive Cloud-Based Telehealth System OAKLAND, Calif. -Thursday, February 25th 2016 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dictum Health, Inc., an innovative medical device company with cross-industry expertise to provide the next evolution in the continuum of care, announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted 510(k) clearance of its IDM100 medical tablet, a key...

The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. Acquires By Kilian NEW YORK -Thursday, February 25th 2016 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL) announced today that it has acquired By Kilian, the Paris-based prestige fragrance brand that embodies timeless sophistication and modern luxury. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Founded in 2007 by Kilian Hennessy, By Kilian...

VimpelCom Introduces Network Virtualization Across Five Markets AMSTERDAM -Thursday, February 25th 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- VimpelCom Ltd. (NASDAQ: VIP), the international communications and technology company that is committed to bringing the digital world to each and every customer, today announces plans to build a complete virtual network infrastructure providing 4G, 3G and 2G mobile data...

4G Connections Hit One Billion as Mobile Broadband Momentum Extends to the Developing World BARCELONA -Thursday, February 25th 2016 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The number of 4G mobile connections worldwide has surpassed the one billion mark and is on track to account for a third of all mobile connections by 2020, according to a new study by the GSMA. The 2016 global edition of the GSMA’s ‘Mobile Economy’ series of reports points...

ZTE Vows to Be No. 1 in Global Smart City Arena SHENZHEN, China -Thursday, February 25th 2016 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ZTE CIO Jane Chen delivered a speech on “Smarter City, Better Life” at MWC (Mobile World Congress) in Barcelona on Feb. 22nd. She introduces three innovations made by ZTE in the field of “Smart City”: the Cloud-Network-Map top-level architecture; the shared city big...

Oasys Water Continues Expansion of Global Operations to Deliver Much Needed Industrial Water Treatment Innovation to... -Thursday, February 25th 2016 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Oasys Water, the world leader committed to developing innovative Forward Osmosis (FO) based solutions for transforming complex industrial wastewater streams into valuable freshwater resources, today announced that it has opened an office in Dubai to support business...

Research: Organisations Need to Leverage Collaboration Technology to Improve Their Competitive Position LONDON -Wednesday, February 24th 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- New research published today by Dimension Data reveals that technology has failed to improve the competitive positioning of global organisations. This is one of the key findings in their 2016 Connected Enterprise Report. The Report provides an overview of the state of...

H.E. Khalid A. Al-Falih of Saudi Aramco is the 2016 “Energy Intelligence Petroleum Executive of the Year” NEW YORK -Wednesday, February 24th 2016 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Energy Intelligence announced today that H.E. Khalid A. Al-Falih, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Saudi Aramco), has been named 2016 Energy Intelligence Petroleum Executive of the Year. He was chosen by a selection committee made up of top...

OT and Etisalat Join Forces to Launch Internet of Things Services in Egypt COLOMBES, France -Wednesday, February 24th 2016 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Oberthur Technologies (OT), a leading global provider of embedded security software products, services and solutions, today announces its collaboration with Etisalat Misr, a leading Telecommunications service provider, to launch M2M and IoT services. Relying on OT’s M-Sense...

ZTE and Korea Telecom Showcase Pre5G at MWC 2016 SHENZHEN, China -Wednesday, February 24th 2016 [ar] [fr]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ZTE Corporation (0763.HK / 000063.SZ), a major international provider of telecommunications, enterprise and consumer technology solutions for the mobile internet, today announced its joint demonstration with Korea Telecom at Mobile World Congress 2016. The companies will...

GSMA Report Shows Registered Mobile Money Accounts Increased by 31 Per Cent to 411 Million in 2015 BARCELONA, Spain -Wednesday, February 24th 2016 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA today released its fifth annual ‘State of the Industry Report on Mobile Money’. The report provides a quantitative assessment of the industry, drawing on the results of the annual GSMA Global Adoption Survey of Mobile Financial Services, data from the GSMA Mobile...

Elixir Technologies Teams with Armor to Enhance Enterprise Cloud Security OJAI, Calif -Wednesday, February 24th 2016 [ar] [fr]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Elixir Technologies announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Armor (www.armor.com), an industry leader in active cyber defense, offering a highly secure, compliant and scalable cloud infrastructure. Armor will provide the cloud infrastructure for Tango+,...

Rimini Street Expands and Increases Investment in Japan with New Osaka Office LAS VEGAS -Wednesday, February 24th 2016 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rimini Street, Inc., the leading independent provider of enterprise software support services for SAP SE’s (NYSE:SAP) Business Suite and BusinessObjects software and Oracle Corporation’s (NYSE:ORCL) Siebel, PeopleSoft, JD Edwards, E-Business Suite, Oracle...

A.M. Best Special Report: Low Oil Prices and Political Instability Provide Testing Times for Middle East And North... LONDON -Wednesday, February 24th 2016 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Once viewed as an economic powerhouse amongst emerging markets, the Middle East region has recently succumbed to a deterioration in medium-term economic forecasts. The unrelenting low oil prices and persisting regional instability are two key challenges likely to dictate the...

UK and GSMA Partner on Mobile Technology to Fight Global Poverty LONDON & BARCELONA -Wednesday, February 24th 2016 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Innovative mobile technology will provide life-enhancing services to millions of people in poverty as part of a new partnership between the UK government, the GSMA Foundation, and the GSMA, the organisation that represents mobile operators worldwide. The UK’s Department...

ZTE Signs Pre5G MOU With Hutchison Drei Austria SHENZHEN, China -Wednesday, February 24th 2016 [ar] [fr]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ZTE Corporation (0763.HK / 000063.SZ), a major international provider of telecommunications, enterprise and consumer technology solutions for the Mobile Internet, today announced that it has signed a Pre5G memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Hutchison Drei Austria...

StraitsBridge Advisors Named Among “20 Most Promising Enterprise Performance Management Solution Providers 2016” by... SINGAPORE & DUBAI -Wednesday, February 24th 2016 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- StraitsBridge Advisors, the Singapore-based CFO advisory firm, was recently recognized among ‘20 Most Promising Enterprise Performance Management Solution Providers 2016’ by CIO Review, the leading technology magazine. The annual list of companies is selected by a panel...

A.M. Best Removes From Under Review and Affirms Ratings of Continental Reinsurance Plc LONDON -Wednesday, February 24th 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- A.M. Best has removed from under review with negative implications and affirmed the financial strength rating of B+ (Good) and the issuer credit rating of “bbb-” of Continental Reinsurance Plc (Continental Re) (Nigeria). The outlook assigned to both ratings is stable....

Industry First Made-to-Measure Bullet Resistant Furniture Launched by Osdin Shield LONDON -Wednesday, February 24th 2016 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- UK based Osdin Shield (www.osdinshield.com), manufacturer of bespoke home furnishings, announces the launch of the first made to measure ballistic protection furniture. The products will utilise a unique barrier technology, integrated into the pieces without effecting design...

Mobile Industry to Add One Billion New Unique Subscribers by 2020 -Tuesday, February 23rd 2016 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Almost three-quarters of the world’s population will be connected to a mobile network by 2020, according to the latest study from GSMA Intelligence, the research arm of the GSMA. The new study indicates that an additional one billion people will become mobile subscribers over...