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Dubai Silicon Oasis to Attract German Businesses at CeBIT 2017 in Hannover Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Thursday, March 16th 2017  

Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority (DSOA), the regulatory body for Dubai Silicon Oasis (DSO), the integrated free zone technology park, today announced its participation in CeBIT 2017, marking its fourth presence at the global event for digital business. Set to run from March 20 to 24 in Hannover,...

QNB Group: India Reforms to Support Growth after Demonetisation Doha, Qatar -Wednesday, March 15th 2017  

According to the report,  it is expecting real GDP growth to accelerate to 7.4% in 2017/18 as spending rebounds from the shock of demonetisation; in 2018/19 and 2019/20 growth should fade slightly on fiscal consolidation. Successful implementation of important reforms should support investment...

Toshiba Wins Better Buys 2017 Innovative Product of the Year Award TOKYO -Wednesday, March 15th 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Toshiba Tec Corporation (TOKYO: 6588) announced its latest trio of color e-STUDIO multifunction printers (MFPs) have earned Better Buys 2017 Innovative Product of the Year Award. Toshiba's e-STUDIO7506AC series' premier hardware, software and exceptional value impressed the...

SES-15 Arrives at Kourou for Launch Onboard Soyuz LUXEMBOURG -Wednesday, March 15th 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES (Euronext Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) announced today that the SES-15 satellite has arrived at the European space Center in Kourou, French Guiana, in preparation for its launch by a Soyuz vehicle in April 2017. Designed and manufactured by Boeing, SES-15 will carry a hybrid...

Panasonic to Unveil "Electronics Meets Crafts:" at Milano Salone 2017  MILAN & OSAKA, Japan -Wednesday, March 15th 2017 [ar] [fr]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic Corporation will take part in Milano Salone 2017, to be held in Milan, Italy, from April 4 to 9, 2017. This year, Panasonic will present at the Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera, an exceptional installation and various design products, showcasing state-of-the-art...

Saudi Telecom Company (STC) Collaborates with OT (Oberthur Technologies) and Huawei to Pioneer Solutions around eSIM... COLOMBES, France -Tuesday, March 14th 2017 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Saudi Telecom Company (STC), the largest ICT services provider in the MENA* Region, OT (Oberthur Technologies), a leading global provider of embedded security software products and services, and Huawei, a leading global ICT solutions provider, have teamed up to pioneer the...

Ethisphere Announces 124 Companies to Make the 2017 World’s Most Ethical Companies List NEW YORK -Tuesday, March 14th 2017 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, today announced 124 companies spanning five continents, 19 countries and 52 industry sectors as the 2017 World’s Most Ethical Companies® honorees. Since 2007,...

SES Cooperates with Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology LUXEMBOURG -Tuesday, March 14th 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES S.A. (Euronext Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) announced today that it has signed a partnership agreement with the Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST). The new cooperation framework with LIST complements the existing SES partnership agreement with the...

DXB Wows Passengers with the World’s Fastest Free Airport Wi-Fi Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Tuesday, March 14th 2017 [ar] [fr]  

Dubai Airports has unleashed the world’s fastest free wi-fi connection at an airport to millions of passengers that travel through DXB each month. Aptly named WOW-Fi, the service provides internet connection up to a staggering 100mbps surpassing all other airports. This follows Dubai...

Retail Visitors Up in 2016, Records Sàvant Data System (SDS) Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Monday, March 13th 2017 [ar]  

Unperturbed by the fall in oil prices and global economic uncertainties, the number of retail visitors has gone up significantly in the UAE according to a market study conducted by Sàvant Data System, a leading solutions and services company providing business intelligence (BI) to the retail...

Tripwire Study: 96 Percent of IT Security Professionals Expect an Increase in Cybersecurity Attacks on Industrial... PORTLAND, Ore. -Monday, March 13th 2017 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Tripwire, Inc., a leading global provider of security and compliance solutions for enterprises and industrial organizations, today announced the results of a study conducted in partnership with Dimensional Research. The study looked at the rise of Industrial Internet of Things...

Landmark Occasion for Al Zahia Delivering Its 200th Home Sharjah, United Arab Emirates -Monday, March 13th 2017 [ar]  

Sharjah Holding PJSC, a strategic partnership between the government of Sharjah and Majid Al Futtaim Properties, announced that Al Zahia, Sharjah’s first master planned integrated residential community, has delivered its 200th home as part of the Al Jouri neighbourhood handover which commenced...

Perception That UAE Roads Get Safer – UAE Road Safety Monitor (4th Research Cycle) Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Monday, March 13th 2017 [ar]  

Coinciding with the 33rd GCC Traffic Week, the 4th cycle of UAE Road Safety Monitor delivers encouraging perception trends throughout. UAE’s motorists cherish the government’s continued efforts to further improve the road traffic infrastructure and at the same time they give evidence, that...

ITWORX Wins the 2017 ESRI’s Partner Conference Global Award for Big Data Analytics Palm Springs, California -Monday, March 13th 2017  

In recognition of its innovative efforts in stretching the boundaries of big data and location-based analytics, front-running IT solutions and services provider ITWORX, has been named the 2017 ESRI Partner of the Year for Big Data & Analytics. ITWORX garnered the prestigious award at this...

Pierre Choueiri honored as “Advertising Person of the Year” at Dubai Lynx 2017 Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Sunday, March 12th 2017 [ar]  

Receiving a prominent round of applause at last Wednesday night’s Dubai Lynx Awards ceremony (March 8), the Chairman and CEO of Choueiri Group - Pierre Choueiri - was called onto the ceremonial stage to accept the “Advertising Person of the Year” award. The glittering ceremony (which...

Wand.education™ Remains the Premier Online Lesson Builder for Teachers, Which Gives Them an Easy Means of... Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Sunday, March 12th 2017 [ar]  

Visitors at this year’s GESS will be able to test Wand.education™ in the Software Innovative Vision LLC company’s booth (#G45). Wand.education™ is a web based content creation platform that enables teachers to develop interactive lessons in minutes, to deliver engaging content across...

Julphar Offers Refresher cGMP Training for 500 Employees Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates -Sunday, March 12th 2017 [ar]  

Julphar Gulf Pharmaceutical Industries conducted a periodic refresher training on “Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) and safety at workplace” for 500 employees working in the areas of packaging,during the month of February, 2017. The training sessions were conducted by...

UN Global Pulse and Western Digital Announce ‘Data for Climate Action’ Challenge Now Open for Entries NEW YORK -Friday, March 10th 2017 [ar] [fr]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Global Pulse, the United Nations innovation initiative on big data, and Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ: WDC), a global leader in data storage technologies and solutions, announced a partnership today to launch the “Data for Climate Action” challenge. Data for...

Hilton Named to 2017 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For® List MCLEAN, Va. -Friday, March 10th 2017 [ar] [fr]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today announced it has been named to the 2017 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For® list, which recognizes companies that have exceptional workplace cultures. Ranking at No. 26 this year, Hilton increased its position by 30 places since 2016. “As a...

Thales and SES Select Hughes for Next-Generation Aviation Connectivity Network to Provide Increased Capacity, Coverage... ARLINGTON, Va. & LUXEMBOURG & GERMANTOWN, Md -Thursday, March 9th 2017  

SES contracts Hughes for service on EchoStar XVII and EchoStar XIX HTS satellites, and combines them with its AMC-15 and AMC-16 network, to provide a four-satellite constellation for the launch of Thales FlytLIVE network The four-satellite network strengthens Thales’ FlytLIVE network as...