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NEW YORK - Thursday, November 15th 2012 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Turkish Airlines ( has secured the number one spot according to the Official Airline Guide in terms of the number of countries it services. The airline now flies to 90 countries around the globe, more than any other airline in the world. More than thirty new routes have been added this year alone and with 205 destinations to date, the airline continues its expansion plans into Europe, Russia, Central Asia, the Far East, the Middle East, Africa and the Americas.

In addition to this recent announcement, Turkish Airlines today reached another milestone after adding its 200th aircraft. The Boeing 737-900 – the airlines’ ninth - is the newest addition to its continuously expanding fleet.

The new 737 – adorned with a special “200” sticker - recently debuted at Turkish Airlines’ main hub at Atatürk Airport in Istanbul, Turkey. Turkish Airlines executives, empl ... Read more »
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BARRINGTON, Ill. - Wednesday, November 14th 2012 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- In a major milestone for both the forestry and climate change arenas, EcoPlanet Bamboo has become the first company to receive carbon validation through the VCS (Verified Carbon Standard) for its large scale commercial bamboo plantations in Nicaragua.

EcoPlanet Bamboo converts degraded land in some of the poorest parts of the world into commercially productive bamboo plantations, not only sequestering and storing significant volumes of atmospheric carbon dioxide, but providing growing timber markets with a sustainable alternative source of fiber. In a country and category that have traditionally not benefitted from significant carbon finance, this achievement solidifies the social and environmental impacts that the Company is making, both locally, regionally and internationally.

Validation by the Rainforest Alliance of an initial 816,000 tons of carbon dioxide from th ... Read more »
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MUNICH - Wednesday, November 14th 2012

Cinterion, Gemalto’s (Euronext NL 0000400653 GTO) machine-to-machine (M2M) business segment and the global leader in M2M communication technology, today launched its first M2M module series in the convenient PCI Express® Mini Card form factor. The new solution includes the latest Intel®chipset technology and quickly adds cost-efficient wireless connectivity to industrial electronics solutions. Featuring easy, ‘plug and play’ installation, it allows equipment such as vending machines to send inventory and status updates and integrated digital signs to download new advertising campaigns using cellular technology. Supervisors are alerted in real time when items need replenishing or when deliveries can be postponed, which helps optimize operations and save time and fuel costs.

The new Cinterion EHS5 miniPCIe and Cinterion BGS2 miniPCIe help global Intel Intelligent Systems Alliance(IISA) partner ... Read more »
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