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LONDON - Monday, October 17th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Smartmatic is officially presenting this week the first secure online voting solution where the voter's identity is verified with a selfie.

The greatest challenge for online voting has always been to make sure that whoever is voting is really the person that is eligible to vote, and also to guarantee that every person can vote only once. This has been finally solved by providing a secure digital identity to voters where their facial image is taken as part of the registration process and then checked with a selfie prior to casting their vote online.

The presentation will take place during the E-VOTE-ID 2016 conference in Bregenz, Austria, on October 18-21. This event, gathers election experts from around the world, to share research, experience and best practice in the realm of electronic voting and identity management.

“We are proud to be presenting this ‘class-leading& ... Read more »

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Mobile Helping to Grow Innovative New Services, Connect the Unconnected and Create Employment Across Diverse Region

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Monday, October 17th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Mobile broadband networks will account for 61 per cent of mobile connections by 2020, up from 41 per cent today, across the diverse Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, according to a new GSMA report published today at the GSMA Mobile 360 Series – Middle East conference in Dubai. The new study, ‘The Mobile Economy – Middle East and North Africa 2016’, highlights that there are currently 339 million unique mobile subscribers (Q2 2016) across the region’s twenty five markets1, a figure expected to rise to 385 million by 20202. The number of smartphone connections3 has also more than doubled over the last three years to reach 263 million in Q2 2016, accounting for 42 per cent of total connections, and is forecast to reach 467 million ... Read more »

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Clinical improvement observed early, with highest clinical response and remission rates in the 12-week treatment group

VIENNA - Monday, October 17th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

Endoscopic improvement seen across all treatment groups at 12 weeks

Safety and tolerability were consistent with previous studies

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Celgene International Sàrl, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ: CELG), today announced that data from a randomized, double-blind, multicenter, exploratory phase 1b study evaluating the effects of investigational oral GED-0301 (mongersen) 160 mg on both endoscopic response and clinical remission in patients with active Crohn’s disease will be presented in Vienna, Austria at the United European Gastroenterology Week (UEGW).

Patients with active Crohn’s disease [Crohn’s disease activity index (CDAI) score 220-450], a total simple endoscopic score for Crohn’s disease (SES-CD) ≥7, or an ile ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, October 16th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

According to a new report released by ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) and   IMA® (Institute of Management Accountants)), companies must regularly and systematically consider emerging risks to fueling innovation. More information on the report, “Innovation and ERM: partners in managing waves of disruption,” can be found at:

Traditional thinking about strategy has become less relevant as a wave of disruption accelerates the pace of business. The report, written by Dr. Paul L. Walker, Ph.D., CPA, highlights key ways that enterprise risk management (ERM) can be successfully tied to strategy and innovation, including:

    Interpreting disruptive waves: By incorporating r ... Read more »

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US$9 million worth of counterfeit destroyed in Dubai

ubai, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, October 16th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

Minelab MEA General Trading LLC, the leading distributor of metal detectors and accessories throughout the Middle East and Africa continue to battle strongly against counterfeit products in order to protect their customers. On Thursday 13th October, 8am at Jebel Ali all seized counterfeit items from a recent action were destroyed and recycled in Minelab’s continuous efforts to locate, combat and terminate counterfeit products.

In early 2010 Minelab’s GPX Series detectors ignited a gold rush in North Africa resulting in an increase in demand for the product. This drove Chinese counterfeit manufacturers to produce and flood the market with a large number of counterfeit GPX Series detectors which were distributed throughout Africa by illegal traders, the largest of which were based in Dubai.

Minelab cooperate closely with ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, October 16th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

    Borrowers can now connect directly with multiple lenders
    Borrowers and lenders to have complete control over transactions

The financial services industry in the UAE is facing a wave of change, with the FinTech segment leading the charge. The rapid advances in technology have resulted in unbundling of financial offerings, with start-ups taking it on themselves to offer niche services to consumers, thus unleashing a disruptive wave that is shaking the industry and giving rise to new solutions.

Sensing an opportunity, alternative lending platform,, is all set to connect borrowers and lenders online. With banks and financial institutions on board as lenders, Borrowers can meet their fund requirement for business or personal use by just registering online availing both conventional and Islamic loan options. OxyLoans is looking to encourage the conce ... Read more »

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