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ABB issues correction on CEO comments misreported by Bloomberg ZURICH -Monday, January 16th 2017

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ABB CEO Ulrich Spiesshofer was misquoted by Bloomberg News as saying “Margins Will Not Fully Recover This Year.” The word “margins” is incorrect. Dr. Spiesshofer used the word “markets” saying that ABB does not foresee global markets recovering fully this...

Zayed Future Energy Prize Announces Winners of 2017 Awards ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates -Monday, January 16th 2017 [fr]  

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, presented the Zayed Future Energy Prize to nine winners during the 2017 awards ceremony in Abu Dhabi today. Nine pioneers in renewable energy and sustainability...

Murex Wins the 2016 Risk Technology Rankings PARIS -Monday, January 16th 2017

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Murex, the leading provider of trading, risk management and processing solutions, has won the 2016 Risk Technology Vendor Rankings for the fourth consecutive year. In addition to topping the global rankings, Murex was the winner in the System Support and Implementation...

Distinguished CSR Contribution Award for Panacea Medical & Wellness Centre Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Monday, January 16th 2017 [ar]  

Panacea Medical & Wellness Centre, a multi-specialty primary health care facility in Dubai, has received the Health Award for distinguished CSR contribution at the Annual Health Awards, jointly hosted by the Department of Economic Development (DED), Dubai and the HEALTH magazine, today. The...

RTBF Partners with SIAE MICROELETTRONICA for the Renewal of Its National Microwave Network MILAN -Monday, January 16th 2017 [ar] [fr]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- RTBF, the public broadcasting organization of the French Community of Belgium, has signed the start of a 3 years renewal project to modernize its microwave network. With this project RTBF aims to upgrade the complete network to a contemporary digital wireless solution,...

Grundfos joins forces with Renowned Danish Companies at the World Future Energy Summit 2017 in Abu Dhabi Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Monday, January 16th 2017 [ar]  

Grundfos, the award-winning world leader in advanced pump solutions, is partaking along with a number of renowned Danish companies, in the World Future Energy Summit (WFES) to be held during 16–19 January 2017, in Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, UAE. Some of the companies...

Dictum Health Expands Globally, Providing Clinical Care Anytime, Anywhere OAKLAND, Calif. -Monday, January 16th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dictum Health, Inc., an innovative leader in end-to-end telehealth, announced today that it is expanding globally. Having received clearances from the FDA of Saudi Arabia, and the Ministry of Health of the United Arab Emirates, as well as registration approval from the FDA of...

Expo 2020 Dubai Launches Expo Live: an Innovation and Partnership Programme for Social Good Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Sunday, January 15th 2017 [ar] [fr]  

Expo 2020 Dubai today delivered the first public roll-out of its USD 100 million Expo Live programme to help fund, accelerate and promote creative projects that will improve lives while preserving our planet. Organisers stressed that they have no prior expectations of where successful...

The First Group’s the One at Jumeirah Village Circle Wins Prestigious Architectural Award  Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Sunday, January 15th 2017 [ar]  

The One at Jumeirah Village Circle (JVC), one of the latest hotel developments from leading Dubai-based property firm The First Group, has been named Leisure and Hospitality Project of the Year at the prestigious Middle East Architect Awards. The 40-storey tower in Dubai’s JVC precinct is...

QNB Group: Financial Results for the Year Ended 31 December 2016 Doha, Qatar -Sunday, January 15th 2017 [ar] [fr]  

QNB Group, the largest financial institution in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region, announced its results for the year ended 31 December 2016. For the twelve months ended 31 December 2016, Net Profit reached QAR12.4 billion (USD 3.4 billion), up by 10% from last year. Total assets...

Sharjah Ladies Club Honors MoI Air Wing Department ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates -Saturday, January 14th 2017 [ar]

The management of the Sharjah Ladies Club branches honored the Air Wing Department in the Ministry of Interior (MoI) for its efforts in creating the success of the 2016 events of Al Thameed Ladies Club. The ceremony was held to honor participant and sponsoring entities in Sharjah.   The...

11 Officers complete a ‘Crisis and Disasters course at the Officers Training Institute ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates -Friday, January 13th 2017 [ar]

The Ministry of Interior celebrated the graduation of 11 officers from the various police general headquarters and departments, after completing the "Crisis and Disaster Management" course. The gala ceremony was held at the Officers Training Institute at the Police College’s headquarters in...

Cummins Inc. Does Not Use Defeat Devices and Is Committed to Meeting Emissions Standards COLUMBUS, Ind. -Friday, January 13th 2017 [ar] [fr]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI) today stated that it does not supply engines for the FCA vehicles that are discussed in the Environmental Protection Agency’s Notice of Violation issued today, nor was Cummins named. Cummins does not use defeat devices and is committed to meeting...

Panasonic Begins Demonstration Experiments of the Autonomous Delivery Robot, "HOSPI(R)," at an Airport and... OSAKA, Japan -Friday, January 13th 2017 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic Corporation today announced that it will begin its demonstration experiments with the Autonomous Delivery Robot, "HOSPI(R)," from mid-January 2017 in cooperation with the Narita International Airport Corporation and the ANA Crowne Plaza Narita. HOSPI(R) is a robot...

PwC Announces New Global Corporate Tax Services Team NEW YORK -Friday, January 13th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, PwC announced an innovative agreement with GE to provide integrated, enterprise managed tax services to GE on a global basis. As part of this agreement, PwC will hire more than 600 of GE's highly regarded tax team members from around the world and acquire GE’s tax...

Matrix Launches PowerWatch X, Wins CES’s Last Gadget Standing MENLO PARK, Calif. -Friday, January 13th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Matrix Industries first unveiled the Matrix PowerWatch, a thermoelectric-powered smartwatch that never requires charging on Indiegogo in November 2016. After an overwhelming response from consumers, raising nearly 10 times its goal, Matrix announced its new PowerWatch X model...

Bank of America Reports Fourth-Quarter 2016 Financial Results CHARLOTTE, N.C. -Friday, January 13th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Bank of America today reported its fourth-quarter 2016 financial results. The news release, supplemental filing and investor presentation can be accessed in the following ways: This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release...

SES and GEE Sign Breakthrough Connectivity Deal to Drive Mobility LUXEMBOURG -Friday, January 13th 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES S.A. (Euronext Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) today announced that GEE (NASDAQ: ENT) has acquired a Ku-band payload on SES’s AMC-3 satellite to boost capacity for its customers in North America, the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean. GEE will rebrand the acquired satellite...

MoI Adds Electronic Communication Channel in Sign Language ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates -Thursday, January 12th 2017 [ar]

The Ministry of Interior has launched a new communication channel in sign language to communicate and interact with users with special needs via its website www.moi.gov.ae, and provide advisory support for the electronic and smart services provided via the Ministry’s website and its smart...

Toshiba Tec Enhances Business with Digital Signage Solutions TOKYO -Thursday, January 12th 2017

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Toshiba Tec Corporation (TOKYO:6588) today announced the availability of digital signage to its customer base with a focus on serving organizations in the sports and entertainment and retail industries especially in the United States and Europe. Toshiba Tec equips clients with...