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GSMA Announces Additional Speakers for Mobile 360 Series – Africa LONDON -Thursday, June 29th 2017 [ar] [fr]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA today announced additional speakers participating in the 2017 Mobile 360 – Africa conference, which will take place 11 – 13 July 2017 at the Julius Nyerere International Convention Centre, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Additionally, the GSMA announced that its Mobile...

Calvin Klein, Inc. Chief Creative Officer Raf Simons Collaborates with The xx for “I Dare You” Music Video NEW YORK -Thursday, June 29th 2017 [ar] [fr]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Calvin Klein, Inc. today announced that Chief Creative Officer Raf Simons collaborated with The xx and photographer and filmmaker Alasdair McLellan on the creative concept and direction for the music video for the band’s latest song “I Dare You.” Simons has had a...

Azizi Developments Launches Two New Projects in Al Furjan: Azizi Berton and Azizi Pearl Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Thursday, June 29th 2017 [ar]  

Azizi Developments, the fast growing and award-winning Dubai real estate developer, announced the double launch of its 18th and 19th properties in Al Furjan: Azizi Berton and Azizi Pearl. While stylistically unique both of the seven-floor properties will feature a high number of studio...

TNT Express Operations Disrupted  MEMPHIS, Tenn. -Thursday, June 29th 2017 [ar] [fr]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- FedEx Corporation (NYSE: FDX) today announced that the worldwide operations of its TNT Express subsidiary have been significantly affected due to the infiltration of an information system virus. While TNT Express operations and communications systems have been disrupted, no...

'More than Systemic Sclerosis: The Inside Story' – patients reveal the unseen impact of lung fibrosis INGELHEIM, Germany -Thursday, June 29th 2017  

An online gallery of photo and film showcases uplifting stories of people living with systemic sclerosis (SSc) at www.boehringer-ingelheim.com/respiratory/systemic-sclerosis/inside-story Experts call for more public awareness on the disease and about how individuals are affected by...

GSMA Announces Winners of 2017 Asia Mobile Awards SHANGHAI -Thursday, June 29th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA announced the winners of the 2017 Asia Mobile Awards, which were presented this evening at the AMO Awards Ceremony and Dinner Reception, held at DaGuan Theatre in Pudong, Shanghai. The awards, which were hosted by news anchor Jason He, honour achievement, excellence...

SES and SaT5G to Spearhead Development of Ubiquitous 5G Network Capabilities LUXEMBOURG -Thursday, June 29th 2017  

BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES (Euronext Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) announced today that the Satellite and Terrestrial Network for 5G (SaT5G) consortium, comprising SES and 15 further members, has been tasked to integrate satellite into 5G networks, enabling ubiquitous and instantaneous 5G coverage and...

YuppTV Collaborates with Fox Star Studios to Offer the Most-Awaited Collection of Movies on YuppFlix for Expat Community... NEW DELHI -Thursday, June 29th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- World’s largest player for South-Asian content, YuppTV, announced its partnership with Fox Star Studios, one amongst the leading production houses of today. As part of the non-exclusive association, YuppTV is set to feature an admirable collection of popular movies by the Fox...

Fluor Signs Memorandum of Understanding with Saudi Arabian Mining Company Ma’aden IRVING, Texas & AL KHOBAR, Saudi Arabia -Thursday, June 29th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) announced today that it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Saudi Arabian Mining Company (Ma’aden) to support future Ma’aden projects located within and outside the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Under the MOU, Fluor would be...

Heathrow and Travelex launch new appointment service for VAT Refunds LONDON -Thursday, June 29th 2017 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Travelex has partnered with Heathrow to launch VAT Refund by Appointment, a new service for customers reclaiming their tax when leaving the UK. Customers flying from Heathrow Terminal 5 can now book private refund appointments for a fast, efficient service at a time convenient...

Machine Learning Comes to Tour De France LONDON & PARIS -Thursday, June 29th 2017 [ar] [fr]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Amaury Sport Organisation (A.S.O.), organisers of the Tour de France, and Dimension Data, the Official Technology Partner of the Tour de France, today announced the introduction of machine learning technologies at this year’s Tour de France to give cycling fans across the...

Toshiba Memory Corporation to Invest in Manufacturing Facilities for Fab 6 at Yokkaichi Operations TOKYO -Wednesday, June 28th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO:6502) today announced that its board of directors, meeting today, has agreed upon a FY2017 investment program for its wholly owned subsidiary, Toshiba Memory Corporation (TMC), that will channel approximately 180 billion yen into Fab 6 at Yokkaichi...

Mirka and Cafro Join Forces to Expand in the Field of Superabrasives JEPPO, Finland -Wednesday, June 28th 2017 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The world leading abrasives and power tools manufacturer Mirka Ltd. announces the acquisition of 100 % of the shares of the Italian superabrasive wheels and tools manufacturer Cafro S.p.A. Mirka is part of the Finnish family owned KWH Group and offers a complete range of...

Leading UAE-based Cybersecurity Company Warns of Dangers of Petya Ransomware and Stresses the Importance of Network... Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Wednesday, June 28th 2017 [ar]  

Two months after one of the worst ransomware attack in history was conducted via WannaCry, a newer, more dangerous version is out in the wild. Security researchers have called it Petya, and it’s even more devastating than WannaCry.Petya has some of the same characteristics of WannaCry,...

Rimini Street Recognized Again as a “Top Workplace” by Bay Area News Group LAS VEGAS -Wednesday, June 28th 2017 [ar] [fr]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rimini Street, Inc., a global provider of enterprise software products and services, and the leading independent support provider for Oracle and SAP products, today announced that it has been named one of the 2017 Bay Area “Top Workplaces” by the Bay Area News Group, for...

New Study from GSMA and CAICT Forecasts That China Will Be the World’s Largest 5G Market by 2025  SHANGHAI -Wednesday, June 28th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Chinese operators are on track to launch commercial 5G networks by 2020 and are expected to establish China as the world’s largest 5G market by 2025, according to a new study by GSMA Intelligence and the China Academy of Information and Communications Technology (CAICT). The...

China and India to Account for Half of All New Mobile Subscribers Added by 2020, Finds New GSMA Study  SHANGHAI -Wednesday, June 28th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- China and India will account for almost half of all new mobile subscribers expected to be added worldwide by the end of the decade, according to a new GSMA study. The 2017 edition of the GSMA’s ‘Mobile Economy: Asia Pacific’ report, published today at Mobile World...

MPEG LA Introduces License for EVS DENVER -Wednesday, June 28th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- MPEG LA, LLC today announced the availability of the EVS Patent Portfolio License providing efficient access to technologies underlying the EVS (Enhanced Voice Services) standard. Designed to operate ubiquitously over packet-switched mobile and fixed-line communications...

Toshiba Files Lawsuit Against Western Digital Corporation TOKYO -Wednesday, June 28th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO:6502) and Toshiba Memory Corporation (“TMC”) today filed a petition with the Tokyo District Court against Western Digital Corporation, a U.S. company, and its subsidiary Western Digital Technologies, Inc. (collectively, “WD”) (NASDAQ: WDC),...

SES and MDA Announce First Satellite Life Extension Agreement LUXEMBOURG -Wednesday, June 28th 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES (Euronext Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) and MDA, a global communications and information company, announced today an agreement for an initial satellite life extension mission using an on-orbit refuelling vehicle being built by SSL, a US based subsidiary of MDA and a leading...