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 High Government Fees Challenge Mobile Operators’ Ability to Roll Out Services

DHAKA, Bangladesh -Thursday, May 11th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA today expressed concerns about the Bangladesh Government’s plan to impose higher fees for 4G licensing ahead of the next round of spectrum auctions. The decision would pose a significant challenge to the fulfilment of the “Digital Bangladesh” objectives and impact the future of mobile broadband services in Bangladesh.

According to the GSMA, there is instead a need to lower the burden of levies in order to facilitate the deployment of affordable voice and data services for the people of Bangladesh. Mobile operators are already currently liable for multiple taxes and fees that affect growth1.

“New research links high spectrum prices with lower quality mobile services. In short, mobile operators have less capital left for new networks and services,” sa ... Read more »

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A range of Interactive Flat Panels with Total Eye-care Solution & Germ-Resistant Screen 
● Participation at BETT 2017 by demonstrating classroom solutions
● BenQ creates an impact through innovate Interactive Flat Panel (IFP) series
● BenQ Dustproof Projectors Outlast and Outperform

Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Thursday, May 11th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

BenQ, the internationally recognized leader in Interactive Flat Panel (IFP) for schools and offices participated at BETT 2017. To showcase the advanced classroom solution with its RP series that allows ideas to be captured and shared on the fly in real time and new range of Dustproof Projectors. The event was hosted under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hazza bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Vice-Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council, in collaboration with Abu Dhabi Education Council (ADEC) on 25-26 April 2017 at the Dusit Thani.

BenQ has always invested itself in perfecting pr ... Read more »

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DENVER-Thursday, May 11th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- World licensing leader MPEG LA, LLC today announced that Kristin Neuman, MPEG LA’s Executive Director of Biotechnology Licensing, will speak at NewYorkBIO’s Annual Meeting on May 11 in New York City and at the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) Spring Meeting on May 17 in San Diego. Ms. Neuman will discuss MPEG LA’s CRISPR-Cas9 Joint Licensing Platform as the market’s best hope to streamline CRISPR licensing giving businesses the predictability they need to unleash CRISPR’s full potential.

MPEG LA, whose pioneering pool license model helped assure the success of digital video in the consumer electronics industry with convenient one-stop access to relevant intellectual property, recently invited holders of CRISPR-Cas9 patents to participate in the creation of a global CRISPR-Cas9 Joint Licensing Program: ... Read more »

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Publishers gain access to new spend with guaranteed revenue

LOS ANGELES & NEW YORK-Thursday, May 11th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- OpenX, a global leader in creating programmatic advertising marketplaces, today announced significant growth in its programmatic direct business. OpenX programmatic direct revenue grew over 500% year-over-year and saw the addition of over 200 new publishers in the same time frame. Over the last year, programmatic direct CPMs increased nearly 20% and daily spend more than quadrupled.

Private marketplaces (PMPs) give buyers access to more exclusive premium inventory and the ability to purchase that inventory at scale, in line with their specific criteria. Specifically, multi-publisher PMP deals enable buyers to access multiple publishers through one deal ID, allowing them to tailor curated packages to the content and criteria they value. Publishers earn the true value of their impressions and have seen significantly h ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates-Thursday, May 11th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

The International Fund for Houbara Conservation (IFHC) has celebrated the occasion of World Migratory Bird Day, which aims at raising awareness for conserving migratory birds and their environment across the globe. The World Migratory Bird Day is celebrated on May 10th, every year.

The Fund celebrates this annual occasion as being the largest international programme to conserve the Houbara bustards which is aligned with the Abu Dhabi vision for environmental sustainability in the field of protecting wildlife and biodiversity. It also proves the great importance of the Houbara bustard for the culture and heritage of the United Arab Emirates and its people.

This year, the IFHC launched a cultural and awareness campaign through its website and through its social media accounts @Houbarafund, with the aim of raising awareness about the importance of migratory birds-one of t ... Read more »

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Drug Ratings gives doctors unprecedented ability to research, choose, and discuss prescription drugs

NEW YORK-Thursday, May 11th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SERMO, the largest global social network for physicians with 650,000 members worldwide, today announced the groundbreaking new “Drug Ratings” tool. Drug Ratings is the first and only global peer-to-peer prescription drug review system sourced exclusively from verified licensed physicians. With more than a quarter million ratings and 20,000 comments from doctors worldwide to date in the beta release, the Ratings platform is quickly becoming the largest global database of physician feedback on drugs.

Integrated into the SERMO social network, Drug Ratings gives physicians a clinical decision support tool where they can research, rate, and share their direct experience on the efficacy, safety, tolerability, accessibility, and adherence of specific drugs in real time. Official clinical t ... Read more »

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MONTE CARLO, Monaco -Thursday, May 11th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Monaco Investment Corporation (MIC) was announced with the support of HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco to lead a direct investment program focused on acquiring controlling positions in companies around the world. The corporation is managed by Scepter Partners, an investment syndicate and merchant bank founded by financier Rayo Withanage and led by a Steering Committee of industry veterans including Brady Dougan, former CEO of Credit Suisse, William Doyle, former CEO of PotashCorp of Saskatchewan and Bob Diamond, founder and CEO of Atlas Merchant Capital and former CEO of Barclays. The new sovereign direct investment corporation is focused on serving select investors as invited by Scepter and the Principality. The MIC will initially lead an investment program in financial institutions and natural resources with expansion into other sectors as investment capabilities are acquired. ... Read more »

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OSAKA, Japan-Thursday, May 11th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

Driving profitable growth with FY2016 results exceeding guidance
Underlying results: Revenue +6.9%, Core Earnings +24.2%, Core EPS +20.9%
Takeda forecasts continued profitable growth in FY2017


(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TOKYO:4502):

Delivered substantial profit growth versus prior year

  • Underlying Revenue grew +6.9%, with Takeda's Growth Drivers (GI, Oncology, CNS and Emerging Markets) delivering growth of +14.7%, and Underlying Revenue growth across all regions (U.S. +12.8%, Japan +5.0%, Europe & Canada +4.7%, Emerging Markets +4.5%). Reported ... Read more »
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Partnership aligns the Increasing Demand ahead of Dubai Expo 2020

Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Thursday, May 11th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

RSG International, UAE-based business group with interests in the property development, automotive and industrial equipment sectors, signed a management agreement with Rotana, one of the leading hotel management companies in the region with the hotels across the Middle East, Africa and Turkey, for a new 4-star hotel in Dubai, at a prime location on Sheikh Zayed Road, Jebel Ali Central, next to UAE Exchange Metro Station.

The project marks RSG International’s second collaboration with Rotana this year, following the launch of the Sabah Rotana hotel in Dubai in March 2017, and gives a further boost to the company’s plans to augment its hospitality portfolio in the emirate ahead of Expo 2020. Located on Sheikh Zayed Road, the 54-storey, 533-room five star Sabah Rotana will include 210 spacious, well-appointed rooms in ... Read more »

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SHENZHEN, China -Thursday, May 11th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Hytera, a world leading solution provider and innovator of Professional Mobile Radio (PMR) communications, will officially launch its highly-anticipated innovative LTE-PMR convergence solution at the Critical Communications World (CCW) 2017 to be held at Asia World Expo during May 16-18 in Hong Kong. Hytera LTE-PMR convergence solution comprises cutting-edge Multi-mode Advanced Radio, narrowband-broadband convergent infrastructure and management software.

"This will be another milestone for Hytera and the PMR industry. Hytera once again brings its own answer to the users, and presents a clear path of adopting feature-rich broadband technologies, while emphasizing irreplaceable voice services made reliably accessible by narrowband technologies such as TETRA, DMR and PDT," said Yelin Jiang, Vice President of Hytera.

A Hytera global summit themed as “Innovative Convergence ... Read more »

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LUXEMBOURG-Thursday, May 11th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Jean Boulle Luxury is pleased to announce an agreement with AkzoNobel for the production of its aviation grade Sun King Diamond Coating for the private and commercial jet markets. Under the agreement AkzoNobel will be the exclusive supplier of the aviation grade Sun King Diamond Coating.

AkzoNobel is a global leader in the manufacture, development and supply of coatings for the aviation sector and provides innovative, reliable and efficient services to customers worldwide. Jean Boulle Luxury’s patent pending Sun King Diamond Coating has been applied to super cars produced by some of the world’s foremost luxury car marques and dramatically alters the luxury vehicle’s visual appearance whilst maintaining full functional capabilities.

Sun King Diamond Coating is created through Jean Boulle Luxury’s proprietary technique which transforms ethically sourced natural diamonds ... Read more »

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