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MIAMI - Thursday, December 6th 2012 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Isaac Daniel Group Management International (IDGMI) – announces the launch of™, and its acquisition of is a new site where members have all the features they need to control and enjoy their social universe - in one space. The free site offers an online networking platform that brings together key interactive features that revolve around the user’s daily online activities. The acquisition of allows to acquire its popular private, custom-coded, micro-blogging feature.

"We are excited to be able to offer our members such a feature-rich site. With the explosion of social networking across the world, having one site that brings together so many tools differentiates us from older social networks,” said Isaac Daniel, CEO of IDGMI.

Within, registered members can send out private customizable coded messages ... Read more »
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RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C - Thursday, December 6th 2012 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Quintiles Chief Information Officer (CIO) Richard Thomas has been named one of IDG’s Computerworld Premier 100 IT Leaders for 2013. The Premier 100 spotlights 100 leaders from both the technology and business sides of companies for their exceptional technology leadership and innovative approaches to business challenges.

Now in its 14th year, this awards program shines a spotlight on technology and business leaders from a broad range of organizations who have displayed exceptional technology leadership in their organizations, fostered ideas and creative work environments, envisioned innovative approaches to business problems and effectively managed IT strategies.

As Quintiles CIO, Thomas leads a global team of more than 1,000 information technology professionals. The award honors Thomas’ leadership in transforming IT from a support function into an integral component of the com ... Read more »
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La plateforme PRIME aide un important client africain à favoriser l’innovation en matière de paiements

COLUMBUS, Géorgie et NAIROBI, Kenya - Jeudi 6 Décembre 2012 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)--La société TSYS (NYSE : TSS) a annoncé aujourd’hui qu’elle fêtait ses 15 ans de partenariat avec la Commercial Bank of Africa (CBA) du Kenya, l’une des plus importantes banques d’Afrique orientale.

« Nous n ... Read more »

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RALEIGH, N.C - Thursday, December 6th 2012 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Red Hat Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world's leading provider of open source solutions, will discuss results of its third quarter fiscal year 2013 on Thursday, December 20, 2012, beginning at 5:00 p.m. ET.

A live webcast can be accessed on Red Hat's Investor Relations Web page http://investors.redhat.comand a replay will be available beginning approximately two hours after the conclusion of the live events.

About Red Hat, Inc.

Red Hat is the world's leading provider of open source software solutions, using a community-powered approach to reliable and high-performing cloud, Linux, middleware, storage and virtualization technologies. Red Hat also offers award-winning support, training, and consulting services. As the connective hub in a global network of enterprises, partners, and open source communities, Red Hat helps create relevant, innovative technologies that liberate resources for growth ... Read more »
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IT security specialist presents innovation – now callers can make encrypted calls even to people not using secure telephones

MUNICH - Thursday, December 6th 2012 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SecurStar ( is a pioneer in encrypted voice communication. The big advantage of its brand new PhoneCrypt Universal is that secure voice communication is now possible even with parties who do not use an encryption device. This has not previously been possible, as both parties needed to have a special phone to establish an encrypted connection. The SecurStar office telephone for secure communication in real time encodes data with military-grade encryption and is easy to use.

Conventional mobile and landline phone networks are not secure. Protection of data and privacy should be the basis for secure business and private communication.

More convenience with encrypted voice communication

For this purpose, IT security specialist SecurStar developed ... Read more »
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Topics covered included: HR analytics, talent management and employee retention

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, December 6th 2012 [ME NewsWire]

Dubai Knowledge Village (DKV) and its business partner, SHL, both took to the stage on the second day of the Training and Development Show 2012 which took place on 4th and 5th December 2012 at Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre.

Dr. Ayoub Kazim, Managing Director, TECOM Investments – Education Cluster, spoke on, "How to position the HR function as a competitive business asset” in the HR Training and Talent Management seminar.  His presentation was followed in the afternoon by David Edwards, Head of Professional Services Middle East, SHL, presenting on the topic, "How to identify emerging talent and accelerate development through objective assessment” in the Social & Informal Learning session of the conference.

DKV was the knowledge partner for the event which takes place yearly, and ... Read more »
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(BUSINESS WIRE)--Richard Thomas, le directeur informatique de Quintiles, a été sélectionné parmi les 100 meilleurs directeurs informatiques par le magazine Computerworld d'IDG pour 2013. La liste « Premier 100 IT Leaders » distingue, parmi les effectifs tant technologiques que commerciaux des entreprises, les 100 dirigeants ayant fait preuve d'un leadership technologique exceptionnel et adopté des approches novatrices face aux défis commerciaux.

« 100 meilleurs lieux de travail du secteur TI »

Maintenant dans sa 14e année, ce programme d'excellence met en lumière les leaders technologiques et commerciaux d'un large éventail d'organisations qui ont fait preuve d'un leadership technologique exceptionnel dans leurs organisations, suscité des idées et des environnements de travail créatifs, élabor&eacu ... Read more »
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Le producteur de films hollywoodien se joint à Karl Lagerfeld pour un somptuaire dîner d’après défilé au palais de Linlithgow

LONDRES - Jeudi 6 Décembre 2012 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Rebecca Wang, de Rebecca Wang Entertainment, a assisté au dernier défilé Métiers d'Art de Chanel qui a eu lieu cette année en Écosse. Karl Lagerfeld, le directeur artistique de la marque de luxe parisienne Chanel, fait parler de l’Écosse cet hiver en choisissant un palais en ruine dans la région de West Lothian comme cadre dramatique pour le défilé de mode le plus spectaculaire et le plus extravagant de la marque.

Le défilé de la collection Métiers d'Art 2012/13 s’est déroulé dans un lieu très spécial, le palais de Linlithgow, le mardi 4 décembre à 18h00. Une invitation était nécessaire pour assister à l’événem ... Read more »
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SAN ANTONIO - Thursday, December 6th 2012

The Board of Directors of the parent company of Kinetic Concepts, Inc.and LifeCell Corporationis pleased to announce that Timothy E. Guertin has agreed with the parent company’s financial sponsors to join the Board of Directors.

Mr. Guertin has been involved in the healthcare industry for over 35 years. He is the former president and chief executive officer of Varian Medical Systems, Inc. During his career at Varian Medical Systems, Mr. Guertin served in several key management positions, including as Chief Operating Officer from October 2004 to February 2006 and as Corporate Executive Vice President from October 2002 to August 2006. Prior to that time, he was President of Varian’s Oncology Systems business unit from 1992 to January 2005 and a Corporate Vice President from 1992 to 2002. Mr. Guertin is also a member of the board of directors of Varian Medical Systems, Inc. and Teradyne, Inc. In add ... Read more »
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The Hollywood film producer joins Lagerfeld for lavish after-show dinner at the Linlithgow Palace

LONDON - Thursday, December 6th 2012 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rebecca Wang, from Rebecca Wang Entertainment, attended the latest Metiers d'Art Chanel show, which this year took place in Scotland. Karl Lagerfeld, the creative director of luxury Paris brand Chanel, ensured a major coup for Scotland this winter by choosing a ruined palace in West Lothian as the dramatic backdrop for the brand's most spectacular and extravagant fashion show.

The Metiers d'Art Collection 2012/13 took place at the very special location of Linlithgow Palace on Tuesday 4th December at 6pm. Entry to the event was by invitation only. The collection presented the latest beautiful creations from the design studio founded by Coco Chanel.

The Collection series, which launched in 2003, has previously been shown in iconic locations such as Grand Central Station in New York, Huangpu P ... Read more »
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PRIME platform helps leading African client drive payments innovation

COLUMBUS, Ga. & NAIROBI, Kenya - Wednesday, December 5th 2012 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- TSYS (NYSE: TSS) today announced the celebration of its 15-year partnership with Kenya’s Commercial Bank of Africa (CBA), one of East Africa’s leading banks.

CBA became a TSYS client in 1997 when it began using the PRIME card management solution to manage issuing, acquiring, collections and rewards for its suite of Visa™ products. Subsequently, it has also deployed TSYS’ fraud and ATM network management solutions, as well as PRIME’s Instalments module in order to be the first financial institution to deliver instalment programmes to the Kenyan market. In 2012, CBA continues to use TSYS PRIME to drive payments excellence on the continent with the recent launch of the first U.S. dollar-denominated Visa credit cards in Africa and plans to pursue a multi-country approach to issuing in Tanzania and Uganda ... Read more »
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ANKARA, Turkey & LUXEMBOURG - Wednesday, December 5th 2012 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES (Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) announced today that Turkish public broadcaster, Türkiye Radyo ve Televizyon Kurumu (TRT), has selected SES to reach audiences in sub-Saharan Africa. TRT will use capacity on SES-5 located at 5 degrees East to broadcast its free-to-air digital channel TRT Turk and its radio channel Turkiyenin Sesi Radyosu (TRS) to the region using the satellite’s unique Ka-band uplink capabilities, allowing for flexible operations between Europe and Africa.

With a line-up of almost 500 TV channels and access to nearly 25 million homes across Europe and Africa, SES’ 5 degrees East orbital position provides growth opportunities for broadcasters and offers a wider choice of TV programmes for viewers. SES-5 was launched in July 2012 and complements SES' successful ASTRA 4A satellite at this orbital position providing additional and extended coverage over South Africa, No ... Read more »
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INGELHEIM, Germany - Wednesday, December 5th 2012 [ME NewsWire]

    New data to be presented at the American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting and Exposition with two Pradaxa® presentations selected as ‘The Best of ASH’:
        Analysis of management and outcomes of major bleeding events with Pradaxa® vs. warfarin
        Analysis of safety and efficacy of Pradaxa® for the prevention of recurrent pulmonary embolism and deep vein thrombosis in the one year post-treatment period
    Additional pre-clinical and real-world data presented add to the scientific body of evidence for Pradaxa®

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- For Non-US, Non-UK & Non-Canadian Media Only

The management of bleeding associated with the novel oral anticoagulants is one of the topics of interest at this year’s annual meeting of the American Society of Hematology. Important ... Read more »
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MANAUS dans l'État d'Amazonas au Brésil - Jeudi 6 Décembre 2012 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)--MDC Indústria de Containers Inteligentes Ltda. a annoncé aujourd'hui le lancement des premiers prototypes du la famille de produits P³ - Plug & Play POP, des centres de micro-données de connectivité à bas prix et haut rendement énergétique installés dans des conteneurs en acier de 6,13 et 2,44 mètres. Les unités ont été conçues pour accélérer, simplifier et réduire les coûts de déploiement et d'entretien des points de présence dans des villes de petite et moyenne tailles et/ou des communautés reculées.

«Les points de présence prêts à tourner agissent comme des îles de stabilité technologique dans un océan périlleux de conditions climatiques et de réseau électrique changeants. C'est grâce à eux que la co ... Read more »
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HOUSTON - Wednesday, December 5th 2012

The Methodist Hospital is proud to announce it has been named a 2012 Patient Voice Award winner.

The Patient Voice Award recognizes academic medical centers (AMC) that have achieved excellence in patient satisfaction. This award is exclusively for AMCs and compares an organization’s performance to its peers. Methodistis one of only eight organizations to receive this prestigious honor in 2012.

"Extraordinary patient care continues to be a top priority at our institution,” said Peggy Creany, director of service quality for The Methodist Hospital. "We focus on providing the highest quality health care, with a personalized service approach. Our values-driven culture is the foundation for all our interactions with patients, guests and each other.”

Award winners are determined by a national standardized survey called the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems, or H ... Read more »
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Milestone Opening Marks the Ultra Luxury Brand’s Arrival in Africa and 30th Hotel in Rapidly Expanding Global Portfolio

LE MORNE, Mauritius - Wednesday, December 5th 2012 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- St. Regis Hotels & Resorts, part of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: HOT), today announces the highly anticipated debut of The St. Regis Mauritius Resort, marking the brand’s first hotel in Africa and the 30th St. Regis hotel in the world. The St. Regis Mauritius Resort follows recent openings in Hainan and Shenzhen in China; Doha and Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi in the Middle East; and Bal Harbour in the United States, all within the last 12 months. Having nearly tripled its portfolio in just five years, St. Regis continues its dynamic global growth, further strengthening Starwood’s lead in luxury hospitality, offering guests exceptional levels of service and exquisite experiences in exciting destinations around the world.

"As we add new, must ... Read more »
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MANAUS, Amazonas, Brazil - Wednesday, December 5th 2012 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- MDC Indústria de Contêineres Inteligentes Ltda. announced today the launching of the first prototypes of the P³ - Plug & Play POP product family, a low cost, energy efficient, connectivity oriented Micro Data Centers installed in a 20,10 & 8 foot steel containers. The units were designed to expedite, simplify and reduce the costs of deployment & maintenance of POPs (Points of Presence) in small to mid-size cities and/or remote communities.

The Plug & Play POPs are units that were designed for government organizations, Operators, ISPs and special interest conglomerates that sort to implement IT and Internet projects in rural cities, and/or to connect them via Intranet in a rapid and reliable manner. These environmental friendly units are built to sustain harsh outdoor conditions, and designed to operate continuously for extremely long periods in wake of frequent power fa ... Read more »
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