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Astrazeneca’s Combination of Durvalumab with Tremelimumab Shows Clinical Activity in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer... LONDON -Monday 8 February 2016

Lancet Oncology reports Phase Ib study (study 006) of combined PD-L1 and CTLA-4 checkpoint inhibitors in locally advanced or metastatic NSCLC   Early results support AstraZeneca’s combination strategy in immuno-oncology with potential combination efficacy for patients with PD-L1...

Bapco Successfully Trains 200 People Using a Mix Telematics Safety Solution -Monday 8 February 2016  

During 2015, MiX Telematics, a leading global provider of fleet and mobile asset management solutions, in conjunction with the Learning Section of Bapco’s HR Department, has trained 200 people in defensive driving techniques, through MiX Telematics’s e-Learning program. The final 20...

Xignite Closes $20M Series C Funding Round Led by QUICK Corp. -Monday 8 February 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Xignite, the leading provider of market data cloud solutions for financial institutions and financial technology companies, today announced that it has raised $20.5 million in a Series C funding round led by Tokyo-based QUICK Corporation, part of the Nikkei Group and...

Saif bin Zayed Attends the Final Rehearsal of the Police College Graduation Ceremony -Sunday 7 February 2016  

Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, attended the final rehearsal of the graduation ceremony for the 26th batch of police cadets and university degree holders, and the 10th batch of female university degrees holders, which was held this...

Al Ka’bi Council Encourages Fostering Traffic Awareness -Sunday 7 February 2016  

Participants at the council held by Juma’a Saeed Al Ka’bi stressed the importance of fostering efforts to increase traffic awareness among all community segments and increasing public engagement in traffic awareness programs. This will minimize and reduce traffic accident rates. It will also...

Police Team to Participate in the Half Marathon Championship Organized in Jordan -Sunday 7 February 2016  

The board of the Police Sports Association approved the formation of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) police team that will participate in the Asian club taekwondo championship for women, to be held in Sharjah in 2016. The board also approved the participation in the Arab Police Championship half...

Sub-Accounts for Using MoI Electronic and Smart Services -Sunday 7 February 2016  

The Executive Office of the Ministry of Interior’s Smart Government Program is studying the possibility of creating sub-accounts for users of the ministry’s smart and electronic services in the public and private sectors. This could be realized by developing a new mechanism that enables both...

Business Leaders Discuss the Impact of VAT on Businesses in the United Arab Emirates -Sunday 7 February 2016  

In June 2014, the long anticipated announcement came from the UAE Ministry of Finance about its plans to establish a corporate tax and VAT regime as part of its efforts to ‘[ensure] the sustainability of the federal government’s financial resources.’ (Ministry of Finance, 2014 annual...

DMS and Anghami Celebrate Two Years of Partnership -Sunday 7 February 2016  

Anghami and DMS recently celebrated two years of fruitful partnership and growth. The occasion was marked with a celebration hosted on the Choueiri Group Building’s rooftop, which housed over 600 people. DMS, which serves as Choueiri Group’s digital media arm and Anghami’s strategic...

Panasonic Develops Industry-First*1 123dB Simultaneous-Capture Wide-Dynamic-Range Technology Using an... -Saturday 6 February 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic Corporation today announced that it has developed a new wide-dynamic-range[1] technology that can improve simultaneous-capture wide dynamic range[2] 100 times wider than conventional results can deliver, using a CMOS image sensor with an organic photoconductive film...

Visa Opens its Global Network with Launch of Visa Developer -Saturday 6 February 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) today announced the launch of Visa Developer, a milestone that transforms the world’s largest retail payments network to an open platform that will drive innovation in payments and commerce. For the first time in the company’s nearly 60 year history,...

Marley Natural™ Debuts Premium Cannabis Products -Saturday 6 February 2016      

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Marley Natural, the official Bob Marley cannabis brand, today debuted a broad-based collection of cannabis and lifestyle products designed with deep respect for Bob Marley’s legacy and belief in the positive potential of the herb to heal and inspire us. "We are fortunate...

The Security Media Department: A Realistic Image -Saturday 6 February 2016  

The Security Media Department extends its warmest greetings and thanks for your unrelenting cooperation. We highly value your partnership aimed at boosting security and safety system in the UAE.   In line with our ongoing effort to shed the light on the positive and negative behaviors...

Panasonic Develops 10 Times Higher Saturation and Highly Functional Global Shutter Technology by Controlling... -Saturday 6 February 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic Corporation today announced that it has developed a new highly functional global shutter technology for a CMOS image sensor using organic photoconductive film (OPF)*1. This technology enables the capture of a high speed moving object in up to 10 times brighter*2scenes...

Murex is Recognized as the Number One Overall Top Technology Vendor in the Treasury and Capital Markets Industry for the... -Saturday 6 February 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Murex, the leading provider of integrated trading, risk, and processing solutions, today announced that it has been recognized as the Number One Overall Top Technology Vendor in the treasury and capital markets industry at the Risk Awards 2015 ceremony, hosted by Risk Magazine...

Organizations Waste an Average of US$122 Million per US$1 Billion Spent on Projects -Friday 5 February 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Project Management Institute’s (PMI) 2016 Pulse of the Profession®: The High Cost of Low Performance reveals organizations around the world waste an average of US$122 million for every US$1 billion spent on projects as a result of poor project management practices. This...

Gartner Releases Report on Evaluating Independent Support as Part of an Organization’s “Postmodern ERP” Strategy -Friday 5 February 2016

(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...

Luxembourg to Launch Framework to Support the Future Use of Space Resources -Friday 5 February 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Luxembourg Government announced a series of measures to position Luxembourg as a European hub in the exploration and use of space resources. Amongst the key steps undertaken, as part of the spaceresources.lu initiative, will be the development of a legal and regulatory...

In New Clinical Study Masimo’s Oxygen Reserve Index Helps Clinicians Detect Impending Desaturation in Pediatric... -Friday 5 February 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) announced today that in a new clinical study, Masimo’s Oxygen Reserve Index (ORI™), the first noninvasive and continuous parameter to provide insight into patients’ oxygen reserve when they are receiving supplemental oxygen, helped clinicians in...

TELE 5 and SES Platform Services Expand Partnership -Friday 5 February 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- German commercial broadcaster TELE 5 has renewed a multi-year contract with SES Platform Services, a wholly-owned subsidiary of SES S.A. (NYSE Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG). Under the agreement, SES Platform Services, a global service provider for the distribution of video content,...