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Dalma Mall Flooded With Over 25,000 Mammootty Fans to Get a Glimpse of the Megastar Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates -Tuesday, January 30th 2018 [ar]  

Megastar Mammootty’s new movie ‘Street Lights’ released in the UAE, and the evening of the premier was full of entertainment for the massive crowd. Fans enjoyed interacting with with the legendary actor as well as his co-stars Soubin Shahir, Sohan Seenu Lal, Rajashekar & Director Shamdat,...

Frost & Sullivan to Honour Innovation and Excellence across Industry Sectors in the Middle East  Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Tuesday, January 30th 2018 [ar]  

Stepping into the fourth consecutive year, Frost & Sullivan is all set to host its “2018 Middle East Best Practices Awards Banquet” on 14 May at Atlantis, The Palm in Dubai. This long-established Awards Programme aims to recognize companies in the Middle East that demonstrate a unique...

MATRIXX Software Announces $40 Million in Funding Led by Sutter Hill Ventures SARATOGA, Calif. -Tuesday, January 30th 2018 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- MATRIXX Software (http://www.matrixx.com) today announced a $40 million Series C funding led by Sutter Hill Ventures. Stefan Dyckerhoff, managing director at Sutter Hill, will join MATRIXX Software’s board of directors. Additional new investors include Spring Lake Equity...

IDEMIA Announces the Appointment of Yann Delabrière as New Chairman of the Group COLOMBES, France -Tuesday, January 30th 2018 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- IDEMIA, the world leader in Augmented Identity in an increasingly digital world, sees the chairmanship of its Supervisory Board renewed with the promotion of Yann DELABRIÈRE, former Vice-Chairman of the group. Former CEO of Faurecia and current Chairman of the Management...

Takeda’s Zika Vaccine Candidate Receives U.S. FDA Fast Track Designation OSAKA, Japan -Tuesday, January 30th 2018 [ar]

The Fast Track designation highlights the significance of Zika and the need for a safe and effective vaccine to protect vulnerable populations A Phase 1 clinical trial (ZIK-101) was recently initiated to evaluate Takeda’s Zika vaccine candidate (TAK-426) in the continental U.S. and U.S....

PMI Presents to US FDA Advisory Committee; Important Milestone in the Scientific Review of IQOS LAUSANNE, Switzerland -Monday, January 29th 2018

First-ever consideration of a heated tobacco product, IQOS, by FDA Advisory Committee Committee, FDA, and PMI experts discuss comprehensive scientific approach and data set FDA’s careful review of PMI’s Modified Risk Tobacco Product applications for IQOS continues (BUSINESS...

The First Group Signs Landmark Deal to Bring World’s First ‘MasterChef The TV Experience’ Restaurant... Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Monday, January 29th 2018 [ar]  

Dubai-based property developer and fast-growing F&B specialist The First Group has signed a landmark deal with global content powerhouse Endemol Shine Group to bring the world’s first MasterChef the TV Experience restaurant to Dubai. Based on the hugely popular MasterChef reality television...

SES Set to Expand O3b Fleet with Arrival of Four MEO Satellites in Kourou Ahead of March Launch LUXEMBOURG -Monday, January 29th 2018  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Four new O3b satellites have arrived safely at the Guiana Space Centre in Kourou, French Guiana, in preparation for launch by a Soyuz vehicle in March 2018. The four O3b medium earth orbit (MEO) satellites will be placed in orbit nearly 8,000 kilometres from Earth, four...

Toshiba e-STUDIO3508LP Wins Buyers Lab's Winter 2018 Outstanding Achievement in Innovation Award TOKYO -Monday, January 29th 2018  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Toshiba Tec Corporation (TOKYO:6588) announces that its e-STUDIO3508LP has earned Keypoint Intelligence - Buyers Lab's Outstanding Achievement in Innovation award. The e-STUDIO3508LP is Toshiba’s hybrid multifunction peripheral (MFP) which prints regular black prints as...

Alibaba Cloud Launches Malaysia City Brain to Enhance City Management KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia -Monday, January 29th 2018  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing arm of Alibaba Group, today announced the launch of its Malaysia City Brain initiative in collaboration with the Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC), the country’s digital economy development agency, and Dewan Bandaraya Kuala Lumpur...

Yokogawa Receives EPMS and SCADA Order for Egypt's National Gas Grid TOKYO -Monday, January 29th 2018 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Yokogawa Electric Corporation (TOKYO:6841) announces that its subsidiary, Yokogawa Middle East & Africa B.S.C.(c), has received an order from the state-owned Egyptian Natural Gas Company (GASCO), operator of the country’s national gas grid, to supply a gas pipeline...

TP-Link MEA to host Certification Program for ‘TPNA’ Certified SMB Partners Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Monday, January 29th 2018 [ar]  

TP-Link Technologies Co Ltd, a global provider of SOHO, SMB networking products, wireless LAN solutions and mobile devices, has revealed the second edition of TPNA certification program for its TP-Link Network Associate (TPNA) in the UAE. TP-Link said the TPNA Certification Program would be...

Taking Family Entertainment to another level with BenQ GS1 Projector Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Sunday, January 28th 2018 [ar]  

  BenQ, a global provider of digital lifestyle solutions with its innovative technology is taking family entertainment to another level. Transforming your camping nights into entertaining outdoor leisure, GS1 is all set to become a camping gear you won’t leave home without! Making you...

Technology is Transforming Healthcare Delivery in the UAE San Francisco, CA -Sunday, January 28th 2018 [ar]  

Technology is at the top of the agenda for NMC Healthcare, according to the CEO, Prasanth Manghat, who believes that technology is changing the healthcare sector and the way it operates. Speaking at the 36th JP Morgan Healthcare Conference, in San Francisco, CA., recently, Prasanth Manghat said...

Schlumberger Announces Full-Year and Fourth-Quarter 2017 Results HOUSTON -Saturday, January 27th 2018 [ar]

Fourth-quarter revenue of $8.2 billion increased 3% sequentially Fourth-quarter pretax operating income of $1.2 billion increased 9% sequentially Fourth-quarter GAAP loss per share, including charges of $2.11 per share, was $1.63 Fourth-quarter EPS, excluding charges, was...

AURAK and WSU Sign Student Transfer Program Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates -Saturday, January 27th 2018 [ar] [fr]  

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) has signed a cooperation agreement with Wayne State University (WSU) of Detroit, Michigan of the United States, establishing the U.S.-based university into its latest international partner.  The agreement, which was initiated by AURAK’s...

FedEx Committing More Than $3.2 Billion in Wage Increases, Bonuses, Pension Funding and Expanded U.S. Capital Investment... MEMPHIS, Tenn. -Saturday, January 27th 2018 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- FedEx Corporation is announcing three major programs today following the recently enacted U.S. Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: 1) Over $200 million in increased compensation, about two-thirds of which will go to hourly team members by advancing 2018 annual pay increases by six...

Hallstar Board of Directors Names Two New Officers from the Leadership Ranks of Its Industrial Solutions and Beauty... CHICAGO -Saturday, January 27th 2018 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Hallstar, a global specialty chemical company, recently announced the addition of Damian Marshall and Varun Mathur to its officer team. Marshall and Mathur have 25 years of Hallstar experience between them, and have both served in General Manager roles since 2016. Their...

David Binks, FedEx Express Europe President and CEO of TNT, to Retire MEMPHIS, Tenn. -Saturday, January 27th 2018 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- FedEx Corporation (NYSE: FDX) today announced that David Binks, FedEx Express Europe president and CEO of TNT, will retire in June. Bert Nappier, currently FedEx Express senior vice president of finance - international, will succeed Binks in the role effective June 1,...

Canon Medical Systems Corporation to Participate in Arab Health 2018 OOTAWARA, Japan -Saturday, January 27th 2018 [ar] [fr]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Canon Medical Systems Corporation will participate in Arab Health 2018 in Dubai (UAE) from January 29 to February 1, 2018. Canon Medical Systems Corporation will be showcasing diagnostic imaging equipment including 16 slice CT Aquilion Lightning, Aplio i 800 and Aplio i...