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LONDON - Tuesday, December 18th 2012

Mobile Messaging and Voice Provider Releases Viber 2.3 with Fun Stickers and Emoticons; Update Includes Holiday-Themed Stickers to Help Users Celebrate

Viber, the leading mobile communications platform offering free text and photo messages and HD-quality phone calls, announces today that it has passed the 140 million users milestone with 400,000 users being added every day. The announcement coincides with the release of a special fun version of its popular mobile app.

The new version for both Android and iPhone includes:

    Playful emoticons
    Fun stickers
    A new "Send Location” feature that allows you to share a map of any location you choose
    An enhanced messaging experience with an updated user interface

Additionally, the Android version of the application includes a new setting, allowing users to sel ... Read more »
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HOUSTON - Tuesday, December 18th 2012

(BUSINESS WIRE/ ME NewsWire)-- KBR (NYSE: KBR) today announced that it was awarded a contract by Kentucky Utilities, a subsidiary of PPL Corporation, to provide engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services for the installation of air emissions control systems at its Ghent Generating Stations in Ghent, KY.

The project is part of Kentucky Utilities’ investment plan to install environmental upgrades to reduce air emissions across its generating fleet, including an approximate $600 million investment for the addition of air emissions controls at its Ghent plant. KBR will lead the installation of Particulate Matter Control Systems on all four units under an EPC contract valued at approximately 80% of Kentucky Utilities’ investment at the Ghent plant. Each system includes a pulse-jet fabric filter to capture particulate matter, a Powdered Activated Carbon injection system to capture mercury and a lime injection system to protec ... Read more »
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TOKYO - Tuesday, December 18th 2012 [ME NewsWire]

nano tech 2013

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SMRJ (Organization for Small & Medium Enterprises and Regional Innovation, JAPAN) produces "SME Support Zone" in the "nano tech 2013" exhibition, from Wednesday, January 30th through Friday, February 1st at "Tokyo Big Sight" in Ariake, Tokyo.

As an independent administrative agency under the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry(METI), SMRJ supports SMEs and regional communities in solving their problems and realizing their dreams, by providing targeted and personalized support measures. In the "nano tech 2013", "SME Support Zone" introduces thirty venture companies with excellent technologies/products to all over the world.

The SME Support Zone covers materials, equipments and applications of the nanotechnology – such as the world's finest inkjet technology, the ultra high-speed Automatic Force Microscope, the cond ... Read more »
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AMSTERDAM - Mardi 18 Décembre 2012 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), le leader de la sécurité numérique, annonce la mise en place par la Svyaznoy Bank de la première offre à grande échelle de carte prépayée pour ses clients en Russie. La solution prépayée de Gemalto est certifiée par MasterCard et par Visa et combine une sécurité rigoureuse avec un attrait exceptionnel. Cette carte est associée à MasterCard et à Visa et peut être traitée dans tout emplacement qui accepte ces applications de paiement.

La Svyaznoy Bank est une société à service complet, exerçant ses activités à l'échelle de la Fédération de Russie, et qui possède l'un des réseaux de services les plus étendus du pays. En plus de ses trente-cinq succursales dans les grandes villes, la banque, grâce à son partenariat avec le ... Read more »
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AMSTERDAM - Tuesday, December 18th 2012 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Regulatory News:

Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, announces that Svyaznoy Bank is deploying the first large scale prepaid card offer for its customers in Russia. The Gemalto prepaid solution is certified by MasterCard and Visa and combines rigorous security with outstanding consumer appeal. This card is associated with MasterCard and Visa and can be processed at any location that accepts these payment applications.

Svyaznoy Bank is a full-service, federal-scale business that has one of the most widespread service networks in Russia. In addition to thirty five of its own branches in large cities, the bank’s partnership with Svyaznoy Group allows it to offer services at more than 3,000 points-of-sale based in Svyaznoy mobile communication centers throughout Russia. The prepaid card will be distributed via both networks, alongside a number of other sales c ... Read more »
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- Précision satisfaisante dans la conversion de données en millimètres avec un seul modèle -

TOKYO - Mardi 18 Décembre 2012 [ME NewsWire]

2012 Asia-Pacific Microwave Conference

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO : 6502) a annoncé aujourd'hui le développement d'un modèle compact de simulation de Varactor-MOS1 , offrant un haut niveau de précision pour la conversion de données dans la région des ondes millimétriques (60 GHz). Le nouveau modèle a été développé en collaboration avec le professeur Nobuyuki Itoh de l'Okayama Prefectural University.

Le nouveau modèle compact de Varactor-MOS introduit un algorithme exclusif pour exprimer les effets de mise à l'échelle et peut mesurer les impacts des effets parasites qui dominent dans la région des 60 GHz. Des paramètres de mesure de 1 MHz à 60 GHz pour des échantillons avec des tailles de cellule ... Read more »
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ME Newswire / Business Wire

CARACAS, Venezuela - Tuesday, December 18th 2012

For the second time this year, Venezuelan voters exercised their right to elect State Governors and representatives to Legislative Councils through a sophisticated electronic e-voting system that enabled electoral authorities to announce the official results in only 3 hours after the polls closed.

The modern technology used in the e-voting platform was designed, manufactured and implemented by Smartmatic, the leading developer of electronic voting systems in the world. Smartmatic’s system has been in use in Venezuela since 2004.

"Because our system is fully automated, Venezuela was able to conduct today’s voting to elect Governors in 23 states and regional officials only 70 days after the nation’s presidential election,” said Antonio Mugica, CEO of Smartmatic. "From the registration of candidates, to the verification of the systems through early auditing, to the immediate validation ... Read more »
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, December 18th 2012 [ME NewsWire]

Global Reach Portal Services (GRPS) – known as REACH announces the new tie up with TransferTo in order to provide international mobile top-up services to its customers.

Under this tie up TransferTo, an Ingenico Company and leading provider of international airtime transfer services, will allow the customers of GRPS to send top-up credits for prepaid mobile phones of their loved ones, relatives and friends back home initially through any Al Fardan Exchange outlet in the UAE and eventually all agents of GRPS in the region.

The service will be available soon at all 40 outlets of Al Fardan Exchange.

The United Arab Emirates has an approximate of 7.5 million expats from 200 different nationalities, and it is considered as one of the best destinations for working and living.

To avail the service at any agent outlet the sender needs to provide the mobile number of the recipient along wit ... Read more »
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Breakthrough Multi Mission Vehicle Drives Company Forward

CONNERSVILLE, Ind - Tuesday, December 18th 2012 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- In a bold strategic move forward, Carbon Motors announced today that it will begin taking orders for the Carbon TX7 – a breakthrough, Multi Mission Vehicle (MMV) offering integrated incident command, surveillance, prisoner transport and personnel carrying capabilities in an innovative and flexible package not available in the marketplace today (photos here). Deliveries are slated to begin in late 2013 ahead of full-scale production of the Carbon E7.

Law enforcement agencies currently deploy a variety of singularly focused, specialty vehicles in situations such as disaster management, search and rescue, warrant service, perimeter security, etc. These vehicles can range in price from several hundred thousand dollars, up to $2 million and carry extremely high operating costs.

With a starting price of only $149,950, the TX7 re ... Read more »
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Monday, December 17th 2012 [ME NewsWire]

Value Retail, developer and operator of the nine Chic Outlet Shopping® Villages in Europe, announced that sales from Middle Eastern visitors represent the number two non-European nationality across the Villages. Tax refunded sales generated by visitors from the Middle East to grew by 52% in the third quarter of this year with China, the Middle East and Russia representing the three largest markets for the Collection respectively.

Total tax refunded sales generated by non-EU visitors to the Collection grew by 46% compared to the same period last year. Average tax refunded spend from Middle Eastern visitors reaching €285  This reflects  the increasing appeal of the Chic Outlet Shopping® Villages to Middle Eastern travellers, an ongoing trend which looks likely to continue in 2013.

IngolstadtVillage, strategically located between Munich and Nuremberg, experienced an increased ... Read more »
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