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Winners of the 2020 Middle East Stevie® Awards Announced Dubai, United Arab Emirates, -Wednesday 19 February 2020  

 Winners of the first Middle East Stevie® Awards, the only award program that highlights innovation in the workplace in the Middle East and North Africa, were announced today. Sponsored by RAK Chamber of Commerce & Industry, more than 70 executives around the world participated in determining...

Global Investors Look to Diversify Portfolios Amid Coronavirus Chaos -Wednesday 19 February 2020

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The outbreak of the coronavirus, coupled with record valuations in equity markets, has triggered a global sell-off of high-risk investments and a significant shift in sentiment among global investors. Accompanying the dip is a well-reported surge into traditional safe-haven...

Intelsat Introduces First-of-its-kind “FlexMove” Managed Service for Ubiquitous Land Mobile Connectivity -Wednesday 19 February 2020  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Intelsat (NYSE: I) today launched FlexMove, a new end-terminal managed service that makes it easy and affordable for people to connect to the Internet, private data networks and cloud services from virtually anywhere in the world, including while on-the-move, or on-the-pause at...

Capital Markets Phenomenon of the Year Has Its Name: Covid-19 -Wednesday 19 February 2020

Global speculative capital have adapted its attention to a new phenomenon named "Covid-19". Current data proved dramatic intraday increase of infected people, increasing lethality and coronavirus outbreak throughout the world, including Japan, Philippines, USA, India, Great Britain, Italy or...

Fonterra Co-operative Selects HCL Technologies for IT Infrastructure Transformation -Wednesday 19 February 2020

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Global technology company HCL Technologies (HCL), today announced a new large contract with New Zealand dairy co-operative Fonterra to modernise and manage the entire technology infrastructure Fonterra employees around the world use every day. The multi-year partnership with...

Board International’s Rapid Growth Continues in 2019 -Tuesday 18 February 2020  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Board International has recorded total worldwide revenue of CHF 80.8 million (USD 83.2 million) in 2019, a 20% increase from the previous year. Cloud and Rental Annual Recurring Revenue (“ARR”) rose by 78%, bolstered by the release of Board 11, a revolutionary new version...

Boehringer-Ingelheim Launches Patient-Centric MyStudyWindow Powered by Carebox -Tuesday 18 February 2020

Boehringer Ingelheim offers MyStudyWindow to provide patients, families, caregivers, and doctors consistent access to information about Boehringer Ingelheim’s actively recruiting studies conducted at global site locations The platform features patient-centric study titles and...

GSMA Board Statement on MWC Barcelona 2020 -Tuesday 18 February 2020

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA Board would like to express its sadness at the unavoidable cancellation of MWC Barcelona 2020. This decision is painful, but we believe the correct one. Health and safety are the priorities of all of the GSMA Board and Mobile Network Operators. Our sincere thoughts are...

ABS, the Royal Canadian Navy, and Defence Research & Development Canada Launch Digital Asset Framework Pilot -Tuesday 18 February 2020  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ABS today announced it is engaged in a pilot program with the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) and Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC) to deliver the ABS Digital Asset Framework for the RCN’s Maritime Coastal Defence Vessels. The ABS Digital Asset Framework forms the...

B2Broker Introduces B2Core To Offer Businesses Brand New Pack-Based Trader’s Room Concept -Tuesday 18 February 2020  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- B2Broker, a leading liquidity and technology provider of solutions to the forex and crypto industry, is pleased to introduce B2Core, a major upgrade to its client cabinet solution Trader’s Room, which has undergone a major overhaul in response to client demand and to meet...

National Geographic Photographer Tells AURAK About His Work -Tuesday 18 February 2020  

National Geographic contributor Kiliii Yuyan gave a presentation about his photography titled ‘True Grit in Photography (and Life)’ at the American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK). The presentation was organized in conjunction with the US Consulate General in Dubai and the Sheikh...

1.86 Customer Minutes Lost (CML) of Electricity per Year in Dubai -Monday 17 February 2020  

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has achieved a new world record in electricity Customer Minutes Lost (CML) per year. DEWA recorded 1.86 minutes, in Dubai, compared to around 15 minutes recorded by leading electricity companies in the European Union. This is a new addition to...

Western Union Launches Worldwide Coronavirus Relief Drive -Monday 17 February 2020  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, Western Union (NYSE: WU) a leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movement and payments, and the Western Union Foundation announced a USD $1M global matching challenge to help fight COVID-19 (coronavirus) and for relief in China and other affected countries. The...

Al Zahra Hospital Sharjah bags three awards at MOHAP Innovation Awards -Monday 17 February 2020  

Al Zahra Hospital, Sharjah won three awards at the Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) Innovation Awards. The awards were held to recognize medical institutions that work towards offering quality healthcare solutions to their patients. The hospital bagged the second spot under the...

Seoul Global Challenge 2019-2020 Finds Success in Finding Innovative Solutions to Reduce the Fine Dust in Seoul Subway -Monday 17 February 2020  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Seoul Global Challenge (hereinafter called "SGC") 2019-2020, hosted by the Seoul Metropolitan Government and organized by Seoul Business Agency (SBA) aimed at finding innovative solutions to urban problems by inviting global innovators, culminated with the awards ceremony...

Global Hotel Alliance Announces 2019 Results -Monday 17 February 2020

Global Hotel Alliance (“GHA”), operator of the world’s largest loyalty platform for independent brands, DISCOVERY, today revealed that 2019 was a record year for room revenue production and new brands, with seven luxury brands joining the alliance, namely: Campbell Gray Hotels...

First of Its Kind Book on the Digital Transformation of the UAE Launched in Collaboration with Smart Dubai -Monday 17 February 2020  

Authors Dr. Saeed K. Al Dhaheri and Ranjit Rajan have collaborated with Smart Dubai to publish a book on the digital transformation of the UAE, aptly titled, Digital Nation: How the United Arab Emirates is building a future based on tech innovation. The 160-page book officially launched at...

Telefónica ‘O2’ UK Selects Mavenir Virtualized IMS -Sunday 16 February 2020

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Mavenir, the leader in accelerating and redefining mobile network economics transformation for Communications Service Providers (CSPs), today announced that Telefónica UK (FWB: O2UK) is deploying Mavenir’s virtualized IMS (IP Multimedia Subsystem) solution (vIMS) for VoLTE...

NEXtCARE, the Region’s Leading Third-Party Administrator Launches Telehealth Service With Health at Hand -Sunday 16 February 2020  

Health at Hand, one of the Middle East’s most advanced telehealth providers, has launched its services with NEXtCARE. In a bid to improve access to care for NEXtCARE members, Health at Hand has developed a software solution (SDK) to provide members access to a doctor through video consultation...

Octapharma Group Delivered Strong Growth in Both Sales and Operating Income In 2019 -Saturday 15 February 2020

Reported revenues of €2.2 billion represent an increase of €417 million (23.2%) on 2018 Operating income of €424 million represents an increase of €78.6 million (22.7%) on 2018 All products performed well, but highlights are the year-on-year growth of the Group’s immunoglobulin...