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LONDON - Thursday, October 29th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- John Giusti, Chief Regulatory Officer, GSMA, commented on the submission of multi-country proposals in support of spectrum for mobile to the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), in advance of the World Radiocommunication Conference (WRC-15) in Geneva next month:

“The GSMA welcomes the progress amongst the six ITU regional groups in recognising the need for identifying additional spectrum for mobile broadband at the upcoming WRC-15. We further applaud the countries that have joined proposals that demonstrate their national support for more spectrum for mobile services in advance of the one country, one vote process in Geneva this November.

“The GSMA is particularly encouraged by the importance that many governments have placed on ensuring flexibility for the UHF (sub-700MHz) band, which has historically been used for TV broadcasting and is increasingly critical for meeting ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Monday, October 26th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The games of the 7th Self-Defense Tournament, organized by the Police Sports Association at the Ministry of Interior and held in cooperation with the Dubai Police General Headquarters, will commence tomorrow morning, Tuesday, at the Dubai Police Academy. Participants from several police academies, colleges and schools nationwide will be taking part in the tournament and competing in the Taekwondo and Karate competitions.

“The Police Sports Association organizes such tournaments in line with its strategy to promulgate self-defense competitions and games in order to activate sports clubs at the level of the Ministry,” Colonel Aref Ali Al Rayes, Acting Head of the Police Sports Association at the Ministry of Interior said. “These competitions additionally enhance the physical abilities of our security personnel alongside equipping them with the security and policing sciences.&rdq ... Read more »

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 WebNMS Enables Locally Customized Solutions with System Integration Partner

PLEASANTON, Calif. & LAGOS, Nigeria - Wednesday, October 28th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

    WebNMS IoT Platform offers open, scalable solution to region’s enterprises
    Standout provides system integration services to tailor applications on the flexible platform
    Partnership accelerates delivery of innovative IoT solutions that improve asset ROI

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- WebNMS, a leading provider of scalable software platforms for multi-vendor network management and IoT solutions, today announced a partnership with Standout Business Solutions, the M2M and data management division of Synergy Systems Limited, to deliver scalable IoT/M2M applications to enterprises in West Africa.

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“Together, Standout and WebNMS are able to successfully deliver high performance, scalable IoT sol ... Read more »

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-ECHELON-1 Data Anticipated in 2017 to 2018 Timeframe-

BOTHELL, Wash. & CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - Thursday, October 29th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Seattle Genetics, Inc. (Nasdaq: SGEN) and Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE:4502) today announced that the companies have achieved completion of target patient enrollment in the phase 3 ECHELON-1 clinical trial. ECHELON-1 is a randomized trial evaluating ADCETRIS (brentuximab vedotin) as part of a frontline combination chemotherapy regimen in patients with previously untreated advanced classical Hodgkin lymphoma (HL). ADCETRIS is an antibody-drug conjugate (ADC) directed to CD30, a defining marker of classical HL. ADCETRIS is currently not approved for the frontline treatment of HL.

Patients in ECHELON-1 were randomized to receive either ABVD (Adriamycin, bleomycin, vinblastine, dacarbazine), a recognized standard of care for frontline HL, or a novel combination consisting of ADCETRIS+AVD, which re ... Read more »

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 New service creates an enterprise-grade hybrid cloud that works seamlessly with public clouds, with maximum application performance and security

SINGAPORE - Thursday, October 29th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Tata Communications, a leading provider of A New World of Communications™, today launches its IZO™ Private Cloud service to bring CIOs unprecedented control over their public and private clouds and their entire data centre estate. The new service, unveiled at Cloud Expo Asia, is the latest addition to Tata Communications’ game-changing IZO™ cloud enablement platform, and will empower enterprises to connect to the world’s biggest clouds, and to build a truly hybrid, high-performance IT infrastructure, where different cloud, colocation and managed hosting environments work together as one.

Today, different clouds often operate in silos, resulting in a complex application environment. IZO™ Private Cloud addr ... Read more »

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 American Express Card Members are expected to be the first to use Apple Pay in Canada and Australia beginning this year; Availability in Spain, Singapore and Hong Kong planned in 2016

NEW YORK - Wednesday, October 28th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- American Express  (NYSE:AXP) announced today that Apple Pay™ will be available in key global markets allowing American Express® Card Members to pay on the go with an iPhone, Apple Watch or iPad. Apple Pay is expected to be available for Card Members in Canada and Australia this year and in Spain, Singapore and Hong Kong in 2016. With Apple Pay, Card Members in these countries will have the ability to seamlessly add their eligible consumer, small business and corporate American Express® Cards(i) and pay with iPhone or Apple Watch in stores where contactless payments and American Express are accepted. Card Members will also be able to use their iPhone or iPad to pay within participating mercha ... Read more »

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NEW YORK - Thursday, October 29th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Brookfield Property Partners L.P. (NYSE: BPY) (TSX: BPY.UN) announced today that one of its subsidiaries has entered into a joint venture with Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) on the mixed-use Manhattan West development project in New York City. In the transaction, Brookfield sold a 44% interest in the development to QIA. The total value of the development upon completion and stabilization is estimated to be $8.6 billion.

“Brookfield has enjoyed a long-standing, successful relationship with QIA and we are thrilled that they share our vision for this transformative project,” said Bruce Flatt, CEO of Brookfield Asset Management.

“We are pleased to expand our relationship with Brookfield and invest in this world-class project. This joint venture is an example of our strategy to invest in high-quality real estate with strong partners. It is also a further demonstration of QIA ... Read more »

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Honored winners of third season

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Monday, October 26th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior attended on Monday, the launch ceremony of the fourth edition of the “Aqdar Intelligently” initiative for electronic awareness for 2015-2016, which is part of the Khalifa Student Empowerment Program. The ceremony was held at the Applied Technology High School in Ras Al Khaimah.

During the ceremony, His Highness honored the students and schools winners of the third edition of “Aqdar Intelligently” for 2014-2015, as well as all of the entities participating or supporting the competition.

Winners of the public voting category were as follows: students Hamad Salem Al Mutawa and Mohammed Al Hammadi, from Al Khalil Bin Ahmed Secondary School for Boys in Sharjah and Amina Al Mansouri and Mariam Al Naqbi from  Albahithaalbadeya high ... Read more »

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Former Goldman Sachs President and Co-Chief Operating Officer to Expand Growing Investment Platform with TPG Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Jim Coulter, and TPG Co-Founder and Chairman, David Bonderman

FORT WORTH, Texas & SAN FRANCISCO - Thursday, October 29th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- TPG, a leading global alternative asset firm, announced today that it has named Jon Winkelried Co-Chief Executive Officer of TPG Holdings. Winkelried will work alongside TPG Co-Founder and current Chief Executive Officer Jim Coulter. David Bonderman, who co-founded TPG with Coulter, will continue in his role as Co-Founder and Chairman of TPG.

Winkelried, who previously served as the President and Co-Chief Operating Officer of Goldman Sachs, brings to TPG significant experience in helping build, manage and lead one of the world’s leading financial institutions. During his 27-year tenure at Goldman Sachs, Winkelried held various senior roles includin ... Read more »

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A clinical study in Ghana demonstrated that Terumo BCT’s Mirasol PRT system can significantly reduce the incidence of transfusion-transmitted malaria

LAKEWOOD, Colo. - Thursday, October 29th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- In low-income countries, 69 percent of collected blood is transfused as whole blood (WB) rather than blood components.1 However, health care professionals have had no proven method to inactivate harmful pathogens and donor white blood cells in WB. This puts patients at risk for contracting diseases and experiencing complications during transfusions. To help advance blood safety, Terumo BCT has recently completed the first and only clinical trial to demonstrate that a pathogen reduction technology—specifically the company’s Mirasol® Pathogen Reduction Technology (PRT) System—can effectively reduce the incidence of transfusion-transmitted infection (TTI) of malaria in WB.

Following the success of the Ghana cli ... Read more »

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BRIDGEWATER, N.J. & NEW YORK - Wednesday, October 28th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Synchronoss Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:SNCR), the leading innovator of cloud solutions and software-based activation for mobile carriers, enterprises, retailers and OEMs worldwide, today announced that it has formed a new venture to develop advanced mobile solutions leveraging proprietary secure enterprise mobility technology contributed by The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS), a leading investment bank. The venture will focus on addressing the challenges associated with enterprise mobility applications. This venture will serve as an important component of Synchronoss’ newly created Enterprise Business Unit (“EBU”).

In the digital business era, enterprises are faced with the challenge of optimizing productivity and innovation for the customer and user experience, while also providing the highest level of mobile security and compliance. The financial se ... Read more »

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 Company more than doubles billings for JD Edwards, Oracle Database and Oracle Hyperion and also triples revenue for Oracle Database support

SAN FRANCISCO - Wednesday, October 28th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rimini Street, Inc., the leading independent provider of enterprise software support services for SAP SE’s (NYSE:SAP) Business Suite and BusinessObjects software and Oracle Corporation’s (NYSE:ORCL) Siebel, PeopleSoft, JD Edwards, E-Business Suite, Oracle Database, Oracle Middleware, Hyperion, Oracle Retail and Oracle Agile PLM software, today announced the continued year-over-year growth in Rimini Street support for Oracle products as reflected in billings and revenue. Billings increased by 57% across all Oracle products in the 12-month period ending September 30, 2015, compared to the prior 12-month period, led by strong adoption of Rimini Street independent support by Oracle licensees on a global basis. In particular, billings for th ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, October 28th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

    Highly reliable AC & DC power supplies for mission critical applications
    Rugged and durable to cope with harsh environments

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- AEG Power Solutions, a global provider of power electronic systems and solutions for industrial power supplies and renewable energy applications, will be showing its latest Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) and Industrial chargers at the ADIPEC event (stand 8530E) in Abu Dhabi, on 9th to 12th November 2015.

At the event, AEG PS will display its full industrial range of solutions which meet the most stringent international standards to guarantee power supply to mission-critical applications in the up, mid and downstream segments of the Oil and Gas and Petrochemical industry.

AEG PS will be displaying its Protect 8 UPS system, which is designed to ensure the continuous availability of power ... Read more »

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IRVINE, Calif. - Wednesday, October 28th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) announced today FDA 510(k) clearance for MightySat Rx, a fingertip pulse oximeter that incorporates Masimo SET® Measure-through Motion and Low Perfusion™ technology.

MightySat Rx features the same Masimo SET® technology that is used in leading hospitals worldwide and is present in all Masimo bedside devices and in many leading multi-parameter monitors. The MightySat noninvasively measures arterial oxygen saturation (SpO2) and pulse rate (PR), in addition to perfusion index (PI) and optional pleth variability index (PVI®). Masimo SET® technology enables accurate SpO2 and pulse rate measurements during motion and low perfusion.

“We use Masimo SET® throughout our hospital, and now MightySat Rx allows me to use Masimo SET® technology in a fingertip pulse oximeter - without compromising on performance,” said Jon Carlson, RT, ... Read more »

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