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Snom Technology, the leading developer of professional IP Telephones, is proud to announce that they are now members of the ‘TeleTrusT IT Security Association of Germany’

BERLIN - Thursday, June 9th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Snom Technology, the leading developer of professional and business IP Telephones, is proud to announce that they are now members of the ‘TeleTrusT Association of Germany’. Snom strives to achieve perfection in all aspects of its development with unparalleled craftsmanship, elegant design, practicality and interoperability. A prime example of Snom’s ongoing focus in the area of communications security is their ‘No Spyware Guarantee’ which has been reinforced with earning the “Security made in Germany” Quality Seal.

TeleTrusT is an association for IT security experts and facilitates information exchange between vendors, users and authorities. TeleTrusT comments on technical, ... Read more »

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OSAKA, Japan - Thursday, June 9th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic Corporation announced that it has developed connectors for connecting in-vehicle LED lamp modules to control boards. These connectors improve in designing in-vehicle LED lighting.

One of these is a "Board to FPC Connector", the first of its kind in the industry*1 that is suitable for cable connection to daytime running lights (DRLs), which are kept switched on during the daytime, and in rear lamps.
The other is a "Board to Wire Connector", the lowest-profile connector in the industry*2 that is suitable for LED headlamp modules.

These new products have the following features:
[Board to FPC Connector]
1.     This connector has a metal terminal connection structure that eliminates the need for FPC contacts for the first time in the industry*1, realizing direct connection between the LED-chip-mounted FPC and the control power board ... Read more »

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PORTLAND, Ore. - Thursday, June 9th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Umpqua Holdings Corporation today announced a new collaboration project between its subsidiary, Pivotus Ventures, and the UK’s Nationwide Building Society. The arrangement with Nationwide, the world’s largest building society with more than $290 billion in assets, adds international scope, resources and customer insight to the Pivotus innovation studio in Silicon Valley.

The collaboration is an important next step in Umpqua’s broader strategy in forming Pivotus, which is focused on leading the way in innovation by bringing together some of the best thinking in the world to develop new digital banking propositions that transform the customer experience.

Both Umpqua and Nationwide approach innovation through a shared focus on customer experience. As a mutual, Nationwide is owned by and run for the benefit of its 15 million customers and members. Umpqua Bank, the West coas ... Read more »

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 New KPMG report for British American Tobacco, Imperial Tobacco, Japan Tobacco International and Philip Morris International finds that governments lose up to EUR 11.3 billion in revenues

LONDON - Wednesday, June 8th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

Non-EU contraband and counterfeit increased to 88%

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- 53 billion illegal cigarettes were consumed in the European Union (EU) in 2015, which exceeds the legal market volume of Spain1, according to a new report published today by KPMG. Accounting for 1 in every 10 cigarettes consumed, this criminal activity costs EU governments up to EUR 11.3 billion in lost tax revenues.

This annual study investigates the levels and drivers of counterfeit, contraband and Illicit Whites2 in the 28 EU countries, as well as Switzerland and Norway.

While the illegal cigarette market in the EU accounts for around 10% of total consumption, this volume has declined marginally compared to 2014 as a result of several f ... Read more »

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JOHANNESBURG - Friday, June 10th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dimension Data announces the appointment today of Jason Goodall as Group Chief Executive Officer, as Brett Dawson, current CEO, steps down after 12 years.

Goodall steps into the role from his current position as Group COO, where he has been responsible for the regions and several global functions including sales, marketing, Group Information Services (GIS), HR and commercial finance. Goodall is a veteran of Dimension Data having served many roles during his 18-year career with the company.

Jeremy Ord, Executive Chairman of the Dimension Data Group said, “Brett has delivered extraordinary growth for our company over the last 12 years, quadrupling our revenues to $8bn, helped us globalise and led our transition into being part of the NTT family. Whilst this journey is far from over, I’m extremely grateful for the leadership, passion and energy that Brett has brought to our organis ... Read more »

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Second SATMED deployment in Benin with NGO partner Fondation Follereau Luxembourg will treat Buruli Ulcer patients in Allada

LUXEMBOURG & BENIN - Wednesday, June 8th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES S.A. (Euronext Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG), the world’s leading satellite operator, today announced the deployment of a SATMED e-health platform at Centre de Dépistage et de traitement de l’Ulcère de Buruli (CDTUB) in Allada, Benin, to improve awareness and healthcare.

The SATMED e-health platform was conceived by SES Techcom Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of SES, and is funded by the Luxembourg Government and the Ministry for Cooperation and Humanitarian Action. The first deployment of SATMED in Benin successfully took place at the remote maternity hospital of Ahozonnoude in June 2014.

The new satellite-based platform in Allada will be used by Fondation Follereau Luxembourg (FFL) to communicate with doctors and medical experts aro ... Read more »

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BASEL, Switzerland - Thursday, June 9th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today Ascensia Diabetes Care announced that it has renewed its global alliance with Medtronic plc to develop and market innovative diabetes management solutions for patients worldwide. As part of the agreement, Ascensia Diabetes Care will continue to exclusively co-develop and supply CONTOUR™ NEXT LINK and CONTOUR™ PLUS LINK blood glucose meters that are wirelessly compatible to communicate with Medtronic’s integrated insulin pump and continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) systems.

The renewal announced today lasts for five years, and follows more than eight years of successful worldwide collaboration.

Michael Kloss, CEO of Ascensia Diabetes Care, explained, “To date we have launched three meter generations with Medtronic MiniMed insulin pump systems across the world and have seen tremendous success with this alliance. Medtronic is leading the path towards the ar ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Monday, June 6th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

The Procurement and Warehouses Department at the General Directorate of Finance and Support Services of the Abu Dhabi Police (ADP), announced the relocation of the Police Schools Department from the Suwaihan area to its new headquarters in Al Foah, Al Ain City. The new headquarters have been built according to the best and most advanced standards in construction. It includes education, administrative and residential buildings, with separate quarters for men and women. The buildings are equipped with the best foundations and facilities for education and training.

Brigadier Saeed Saif Al Nuaimi, Deputy Director General of Finance and Services at Abu Dhabi Police explained that constructing the new building reflects the ADP General Headquarters strategic plan. The Police vision seeks to develop and modernize police bodies according to the best of international standards in this field. This vision also ... Read more »

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