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Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire - Thursday, June 19th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

The Japan International Cooperation Agency ("JICA") and Sony Corporation ("Sony") today announced that they will jointly host public viewing events in Côte d'Ivoire during the 2014 FIFA World CupTM, at which Côte d'Ivoire will be an Africa representative. Côte d'Ivoire is one of the world’s leading football nations, and is set to face Japan in the countries’ opening match of the 2014 FIFA World CupTM, which kicks off on June 12th.

During the 2014 FIFA World CupTM, 12 public viewing events are planned to be held among local communities in Abidjan (14th – 19th June), Yamoussoukro (21st – 24th June), and Bouake (26th – 30th June), and are expected to attract approximately 8,000 participants. JICA and Sony will be harnessing their respective expertise and worki ... Read more »

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HOUSTON. - Saturday, June 21st 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) announced today that it is hosting its 2014 Investor Conference on June 24 and 25, 2014.

Executive management presentations will be available on the company’s website at for each day, starting at approximately 2:00 pm Eastern Time (ET) on June 24 and approximately 9:00 am ET on June 25.

Paal Kibsgaard, Chief Executive Officer, will present on Wednesday, June 25, beginning at approximately 11:00 am ET, at which time he will discuss business outlook and other items. A conference call and live audio webcast of the CEO’s address, including a Q&A session, will be available in listen-only mode beginning at approximately 11:00 am ET. A transcript of the Q&A session will be available at on June 26.

To access the conference call, listeners should contact the Conference Call Operator at +1 ... Read more »

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InfoComm 2014

ME NewsWire/ Business Wire

LONDON - Saturday, June 21st 2014

Global Invacom (Singapore STX.ST), a leading innovator and manufacturer of technology to the global satellite industry, has launched tvLINK™ HD which uses unique patent pending technology enabling fast and cost-effective upgrading of existing coaxial cable systems. Multiple HD displays can be driven from a single HDMI source, like a satellite set top box. A multiroom 802.11n WiFi version is available for new wireless installations and for extending coax systems.

“Our global tvLINK™ HD coax and wireless products enable SD to HD upgrades without the need to replace in situ coaxial cabling with expensive HDMI or Fast Ethernet cabling - minimising disruption to venues with constant consumer traffic,” said Ian Walsh, VP business development at Global Invacom. “The rapid proliferation of large screen HDTVs in Sports Bar and Digital Signage venues and con ... Read more »

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NEW YORK - Friday, June 20th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) announced today that it has secured a majority equity ownership stake in ICRA Ltd., a leading provider of credit ratings and research in India, increasing its stake from 28.5% to over 50.0%.

“The successful conclusion of our offer for a majority stake in ICRA will allow us to extend our strong ties as we work together to serve the growing domestic debt market in India and across the region,” said Raymond McDaniel, President and Chief Executive Officer of Moody’s.

Based on current exchange rates, the total value of the transaction is approximately $86 million, or INR 5.17 billion. Moody’s will fund the offer from international cash on hand. The transaction is expected to close on or by June 30, 2014.

Moody’s offer price of Rs 2,400 per equity share of ICRA represented a premium of 51.1% to the closing stock price of ICRA ... Read more »

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