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ZTE Sued for AVC Patent Infringement DENVER -Wednesday, February 15th 2017 [ar] [fr]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- MPEG LA, LLC today announced that several patent owners in MPEG LA’s AVC Patent Portfolio License have filed patent enforcement actions in the Landgericht Düsseldorf, Germany against ZTE Deutschland GmbH (“ZTE”) for infringing patents essential to the AVC/H.264 (MPEG-4...

Expo 2020 Dubai Partners with SAP to Create ‘Made-For-You’ Experience for Millions of Visitors Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Wednesday, February 15th 2017 [ar] [fr]  

Expo 2020 Dubai has partnered with software solutions firm SAP to deliver tailor-made experiences to the millions of people set to visit the global event. Under the deal, SAP will offer real-time technology to enable organisers and exhibitors to analyse instantly data that predicts visitor...

Huawei Sued for AVC Patent Infringement DENVER -Wednesday, February 15th 2017 [ar] [fr]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- MPEG LA, LLC today announced that several patent owners in MPEG LA’s AVC Patent Portfolio License have filed patent enforcement actions in the Landgericht Düsseldorf, Germany against Huawei Technologies Deutschland GmbH (“Huawei”) for infringing patents essential to the...

25 Hospitals in Mexico Make a Commitment to Eliminate Preventable Death IRVINE, Calif. -Wednesday, February 15th 2017 [ar] [fr]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dr. Javier Dávila Torres, along with 11 officials from Mexico announced at the Patient Safety Movement Foundation’s (PSMF) World Patient Safety, Science & Technology Summit that 25 hospitals signed a commitment to implement processes to eliminate preventable patient deaths....

GSMA Announces Expanded 2017 Mobile 360 Event Series LONDON -Wednesday, February 15th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA today announced the schedule and locations for the 2017 GSMA Mobile 360 Series, a regional thought leadership conference series for executives in the mobile industry, as well as key regulatory and government representatives. This year, the GSMA is again expanding the...

Arthur D. Little Middle East Named RTA Management Consulting Supplier of the Year LONDON -Wednesday, February 15th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Arthur D. Little (ADL) today announced that it has been awarded the “Management Consulting Supplier Award” by the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), Dubai, UAE. A leading partner in the agency’s work to deliver a series of innovative Travel and Transportation projects,...

ISACA Survey: Cyber Security Skills Gap Leaves 1 in 4 Organizations Exposed for Six Months or Longer SAN FRANCISCO -Tuesday, February 14th 2017 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Sophisticated cyber security defenses are increasingly in high demand as a cyber security attack is now viewed as an inevitability. However, a majority of surveyed organizational leaders fear they are ill-equipped to address these threats head-on. According to a new cyber...

The Coca-Cola Foundation and The Coca-Cola Company Give Back $106 Million to More Than 230 Organizations Globally ATLANTA -Tuesday, February 14th 2017 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Coca-Cola Foundation and The Coca-Cola Company together donated more than US $106 million to more than 230 organizations in 2016. These contributions will directly benefit communities across more than 200 countries and territories, with approximately 97 percent of the...

National Catering Company Limited in Smart Stores Expo 2017 ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates -Tuesday, February 14th 2017 [ar]  

Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center (ADNEC) hosted the first edition of the “Smart Stores Expo 2017” event, which took place 23-25 January 2017. The Expo inaugural session succeeded in gathering the most powerful retailers and solution providers in the region under one roof to showcase...

Transportation of the Future Discussed at World Government Summit in Dubai DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -Tuesday, February 14th 2017 [fr]  

The future of transportation, specifically the impending arrival of autonomous cars, was a major topic at the second day of the 5th annual World Government Summit attended by 4,000 global leaders from 139 countries in Dubai. Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla, said that although driverless cars will be...

Panasonic Brings High Image Contrast Transparent Screen to Market OSAKA, Japan -Monday, February 13th 2017 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic Corporation will begin sales of its high image contrast transparent screen that enables the use of glass, such as shop windows, as digital signage on March 22, 2017. Video available: https://youtu.be/TiWnqsfci6E This product will include XC-CSG01G, a unique...

SES: Number of HD+ Subscribers in Germany Passes Two Million Mark LUXEMBOURG & UNTERFÖHRING, Germany -Monday, February 13th 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES S.A. (Euronext Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) announced today that HD+ exceeded the two million subscriber mark in 2016. As of 31 December 2016, the satellite TV offer counted some 2,111,862 subscribers, 15 percent more than in 2015 (December 31, 2015: 1,840,800). In addition to...

Ferring and Foresee Pharmaceuticals Enter into Exclusive Development and Option Agreement SAINT-PREX, Switzerland -Monday, February 13th 2017

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Ferring Pharmaceuticals and Foresee Pharmaceuticals Co., Ltd. (6576.TWO), announced today that the companies have entered into an exclusive worldwide development and option agreement to leverage Foresee’s proprietary and unique Stabilized Injectable Formulation platform (SIF)...

Clikon Launches “Mylight” Rechargeable LED Flashlight Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Monday, February 13th 2017 [ar]  

Clikon, one of the region’s leading brands for home appliances and consumer electronics, has launched ‘MYLIGHT’ Rechargeable LED Flashlight which is Made in Malaysia. His Excellency Dato’ Ahmad Anwar Adnan, Ambassador of Malaysia to the UAE, unveiled the innovative product in the...

Saudi Arabian Government to Address Cyber Security at the National Level Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia -Sunday, February 12th 2017 [ar]

Saudi Arabia climbed 4 spots to become the 16th biggest economy in the world in 2016, fueled by their commitment to sustainable growth through economic diversification and technological transformation. However, with the widespread use of technology, the risk of cyber threats from hackers,...

Dortmund-Based Pump Manufacturer Celebrates Start of Construction Works for Its New Facility in the Middle East Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Sunday, February 12th 2017 [ar]  

Wilo, the leading manufacturer of pumps and pump systems, celebrated laying the foundation stone for its new facility, which will be located in the Jafza (Jebel Ali Free Zone) of Dubai. By investing in the Dubai economic hub, Wilo is acknowledging the region’s growing prominence and responding...

Julphar Gives Positive Outlook for 2017 Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates -Sunday, February 12th 2017 [ar]

Julphar’s Board of Directors, chaired by His Highness Sheikh Faisal Bin Saqr Al Qasimi, met on January 26th to review the company’s last year performance and future expectations. The Board expressed its satisfaction and reported a positive outlook for 2017. Despite the difficult and...

World Government Summit: World Governments Must Adapt to a New Normal in Era of Unprecedented Change Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Sunday, February 12th 2017 [fr]  

His Highness, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai welcomed 4000 global leaders and experts from 139 countries today in Dubai to kick off the 5th annual World Government Summit.  The first day featured an opening address from...

UAE Sets Global Framework for Governments to Prioritize Happiness as Key Measure of Progress & Development Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Saturday, February 11th 2017 [fr]  

With the World Health Organization expecting depression to rank in the top three biggest diseases within the next 15 years, over 300 global experts, scientists and decision makers met in Dubai today for the first Global Dialogue on Happiness. The conference is a global initiative driven by...

AURAK Signs MoU with Education For Employment (EFE) Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates -Saturday, February 11th 2017 [ar]  

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) has signed a memorandum of understanding with Education For Employment (EFE), an international not-for-profit network that creates employment opportunities for youth across the Middle East and North Africa region. The agreement seeks to...