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PEMBROKE, Bermuda & LONDON & DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, November 2nd 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- AXIS Capital Holdings Limited (“AXIS Capital”) (NYSE:AXS) today announced that Anees Ahmad has joined AXIS Accident & Health, a leading provider of accident, specialty health and travel-related insurance and reinsurance, as Vice President and Business Development Manager for its Middle East and North Africa (MENA) reinsurance business.

Mr. Ahmad works out of AXIS Capital’s office in the Dubai International Financial Centre and reports to Rob Smart, Senior Vice President, International Reinsurance of AXIS Accident & Health. Mr. Ahmad is the second Accident & Health hire in Dubai in recent months, and he works alongside Christian Romieh, who in August was appointed with the same title, to develop and manage business production for reinsurance in the MENA region.

“I am enthusiastic about the growth o ... Read more »

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North American Mobile Ecosystem Unlocking Value in IoT, M2M and 5G

ATLANTA - Wednesday, November 2nd 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- North America’s mobile industry will be worth almost $1 trillion a year to the region’s economy by 2020, according to a new GSMA study. The new report, ‘The Mobile Economy: North America 2016’, forecasts that the North America region’s pioneering role in areas such as 5G, the Internet of Things (IoT), smart cities and connected cars will see the industry account for 4.5 per cent ($1 trillion) of projected regional GDP by the end of the decade, up from 3.6 per cent ($710 billion) last year. The report was published at the ‘GSMA Mobility Live! – North America’ event being held in Atlanta on 1-2 November, co-hosted with the Metro Atlanta Chamber.

“Thanks to the billions of dollars of investment made by mobile operators in their networks in recent years, North America is a ... Read more »

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World Stroke Day calls for global action to reduce inequality in stroke treatment

HYDERABAD, India - Saturday, October 29th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Every two seconds, someone in the world is having a stroke. Globally, stroke is the leading cause of disability and the second leading cause of death.

The right stroke care can save lives, but globally, not everyone has equal access to life-saving treatment.

Today, on World Stroke Day (Saturday 29 October 2016) the World Stroke Organisation is calling for global action to reduce inequality in stroke treatment to help save millions of lives.

“I invite the world to join us in the fight against stroke by taking action, driving awareness and pushing for better access to stroke treatments. Together we can conquer stroke,” said WSO President Stephen Davis from the World Stroke Congress in Hyderabad, India.

More than 17 million strokes occur globally each year with over 6 ... Read more »

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SHENZHEN, China - Tuesday, November 1st 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Hytera, a world leading solution provider of Professional Mobile Radio (PMR) communications, has officially released a brand new Digital Mobile Radio (DMR) series, the BD series, a cost-effective entry-level series of handheld radios, together with an array of feature enhancement to the existing PD3/4/5 series, further expanding its already versatile DMR portfolio to facilitate the ongoing worldwide analog-to-digital migration of numerous PMR users and maintain the momentum of it.

The initial release of BD series includes 4 models, BD30X, BD35X, BD50X and BD55X, which adopt two-slot TDMA technology, and provide output power from 2 to 5 watt and capacity up to 256 channels, with compact and lightweight design. Working in either analog or digital mode, this entry-level DMR series is a perfect choice for users who simply need voice communications or need to replace their aging analog radios due ... Read more »

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PARIS - Thursday, October 27th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SUNCNIM, a subsidiary of CNIM, is a joint-venture set up by CNIM and the state organization Bpifrance’s “Société de Projets Industriels”. It has achieved ‘Financial close’ of the project company eLlo, created for the purpose of building and operating the concentrated solar energy power plant at Llo in the Pyrenees (France). This will be the world’s first Fresnel solar thermodynamic power plant with the capacity to store several hours of energy.

The Llo power plant, which will be built and operated by SUNCNIM, is the culmination of the bidding process initiated by the Energy Regulation Board for a contract awarded to CNIM in 2012.

“The plant will be the world’s first in terms of technology. Designed to be eco-friendly and 100% recyclable, it will employ SUNCNIM technology using “Fresnel mirrors”. The thermal energy produced will be st ... Read more »

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