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Kyoto University and Panasonic Developed New Remote Sensing Technology for Vital Signs by Millimeter-wave Radar KYOTO & OSAKA, Japan -Friday, January 22nd 2016 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Kyoto University and Panasonic Corporation today announced that they developed a new remote sensing technology for vital signs such as heart rate, heartbeat interval and others. This technology consists of high sensitive spread-spectrum radar and feature-based heartbeat...

Pampers and UNICEF Mark the Impact of a 10-Year Public-Private Partnership at the World Economic Forum in Davos DAVOS, Switzerland -Friday, January 22nd 2016 [ar] [fr]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- At this year’s World Economic Forum Annual Meeting, Pampers® and UNICEF will bring together leading experts to discuss the lasting impact of their decade-long collaboration to protect mothers and their babies from maternal and newborn tetanus (MNT). To date, this globally...

ADP Arrest the “Electric Cables” Gang ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates -Friday, January 22nd 2016 [ar]  

The Abu Dhabi police managed to arrest an Asian gang composed of 6 Pakistani workers for stealing 1900 meters of copper electric cables in Al Faya region, Abu Dhabi, in order to illegally sell them as scrap parts.   Officers from the Al Rahba Police Station at the Abu Dhabi Police...

Ministry of Interior and UK Discuss Ways to Enhance Cooperation ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates -Friday, January 22nd 2016 [ar]  

Lt. General Saif Abdullah Al Sha’far, Undersecretary at the Ministry of Interior, met with a delegation from the United Kingdom, headed by Simon Everest, Director of Business Strategy at the at UK Trade & Investment Defense and Security Organization.  During a meeting, both parties...

Country Garden Unveils ‘Forest City’—Southeast Asia’s Largest Green City Nestled on Island Oases in Iskandar... SINGAPORE -Friday, January 22nd 2016 [ar]

Positioned close to the economic centres of Southeast Asia, ‘Forest City’ is to become a global hub that attracts innovation, talents, and ideation Residents have access to a wide array of luxury lifestyle amenities including hotels, retail centres, parks and leisure attractions in a...

The Coca-Cola Company and World Economic Forum Announce Winners of the Coca-Cola Shaping a Better Future Grant Challenge DAVOS, Switzerland -Friday, January 22nd 2016 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Coca-Cola Company today announced the 2015 winners of the Coca-Cola Shaping a Better Future Grant Challenge – a competition exclusively for members of the World Economic Forum’s Global Shapers Community. Global Shapers are young leaders between 20 and 30 years old...

Rimini Street Announces Record Preliminary Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2015 Financial Results LAS VEGAS -Friday, January 22nd 2016 [ar]

Full year revenue of $118 million, up 37% year over year Full year annualized subscription revenue of $141 million, up 32% year over year Deferred revenue of $105 million, up 27% year over year 1,270 total signed clients to date, up 32% year over year (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rimini...

Hilton Worldwide Expands to 100 Countries and Territories, Capping Record Year of Growth MCLEAN, Va. -Friday, January 22nd 2016 [ar] [fr]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) has expanded its footprint to 100 countries and territories around the world by raising the Hilton flag at the Hilton N’Djamena in Chad. In 2015, the company’s strategic focus on organic growth, led by 12 clearly-defined, market-leading...

MPEG LA Facilitating Development of Enhanced Voice Services Patent Pool License DENVER -Thursday, January 21st 2016 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- MPEG LA announced today that in response to market demand, a number of companies responsible for developing the Enhanced Voice Services (EVS) codec for the 3GPP’s 4G LTE standard have been meeting, with MPEG LA’s assistance, to decide the terms of a worldwide license...

Dictum Health Welcomes SunTech Medical as Partner for Next-Generation Telehealth OAKLAND, Calif. -Thursday, January 21st 2016 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dictum Health, Inc., a new medical-device company with cross-industry expertise to provide the next evolution in the continuum of care, announced today a partnership with SunTech Medical Inc., the preeminent supplier of clinical grade blood-pressure monitoring products and...

GSMA Provides Further Updates on 2016 Mobile World Congress BARCELONA -Thursday, January 21st 2016 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA today provided further updates on the 2016 GSMA Mobile World Congress, including new keynote speakers, events and partner programmes. Mobile World Congress will be held 22-25 February 2016 at Fira Gran Via in Barcelona, with events also taking place at Fira...

ITWORX Education announces the launch Of WinjiGo e-learning platform at BETT 2016 LONDON -Thursday, January 21st 2016 [ar]

In its mission to bring transformative change in the education landscape through technology, ITWORX Education, a leading education services and software solutions provider, and a division of Cairo-based ITWORX, backed by EuroMena, has announced the launch of WinjiGo, its latest groundbreaking...

Family Security and Safety Forum Launched in Abu Dhabi ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates -Thursday, January 21st 2016 [ar]  

The fourth Family Security and Safety Forum organized by the Department of Community Police at Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters was launched yesterday (Wednesday) at the Emirates Park in Al Bahya, Abu Dhabi. The forum is held under the patronage of Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al...

PENTAX Europe GmbH Acquires the Remaining Shares of PENTAX Italia S.r.L. from Movi S.p.A. HAMBURG, Germany -Thursday, January 21st 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- PENTAX Europe GmbH has acquired the remaining stock of PENTAX Italia S.r.L. from Movi S.p.A. This further investment by PENTAX Europe GmbH into the Italian healthcare market strengthens PENTAX Medical’s position in Italy and will bring enhanced customer and professional...

SES And Vivicast Media Launch UHD-1 LUXEMBOURG -Thursday, January 21st 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES S.A. (NYSE Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG), one of the world’s leading satellite operators, and Vivicast Media today unveiled UHD-1, a new dynamic Ultra HD channel for North American cable operators, telco’s and their audiences. UHD-1 will be delivered over the SES-3...

Panasonic Installed the First Digital Signage System Giving Fans Full Visibility from Everywhere at Arena da Baixada in... SAO PAULO, Brazil -Thursday, January 21st 2016 [ar] [fr]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic Brazil installed the first* digital signage system called Digital Media Center consisting of 220 sets of Viera TV and signage server in the country at Arena da Baixada, giving fans full visibility of what happens on the field. The stadium hosted some of the games of...

Western Union Cross-Border Platform Connects Consumers to over One Billion Bank Accounts SAN FRANCISCO -Wednesday, January 20th 2016 [ar] [fr]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU), a leader in global payment services, today announced its account payout network, a global capability that enables cross-border money transfers to be directed to bank accounts – has reached a new milestone, now connecting consumers to...

Mindshare's “Content Decoded” Wraps Up in Dubai Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Wednesday, January 20th 2016 [ar]  

Mindshare, which is part of WPP, is a global media agency network helping clients to make collaborative and adaptive decisions across their paid, owned, and earned marketing in real-time. “Content Decoded,” the agency’s themed annual media summit, came to a close on January 19th after a...

Abu Dhabi Police Reviews the 2016 Season Championships ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates -Wednesday, January 20th 2016 [ar]  

The Directorate General of Strategy and Performance Development at the Ministry of Interior, represented by the Sports Activity Section, held a preparatory meeting to discuss the calendar of sporting activities for the 2016 season. The meeting was held at the Police Club in Abu Dhabi, and was...

MoI Launches “ISNR Innovative Ideas Award” ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates -Wednesday, January 20th 2016 [ar]  

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Ministry of Interior, represented by the Higher Organizing Committee of the 2016 International Conference for Security and National Resilience (ISNR 2016) will launch the first edition of the “ISNR Innovative Ideas Award” for the year 2016. Participants may...