UAE News Online
Main » 2017 » February » 28
BARCELONA, Spain-Tuesday, February 28th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Mobile World Congress: Actility and Sagemcom, pioneering industry leaders in Low Power Wide Area network software, today announce the availability of roaming between LoRaWAN networks, based on early implementation of the draft standard proposed by the LoRa Alliance™, which will be rolled out widely by operators over the coming months. This roaming capability will be demonstrated on Actility’s booth at MWC (8.0C3). Thanks to these features, operators will be able to enhance coverage within countries by network sharing, and enable international use cases for customers by roaming across borders. LoRaWAN private network owners will also be able to share their network coverage with public network operators. “The Standardisation team working on roaming at the LoRa Alliance has done a fantastic job in specifying all the needed elements, from provisioning to key management and “back office” functions, to enable ro ... Read more »
Views: 196 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 02.28.2017 | Comments (0)

Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Tuesday, February 28th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] Dalma Capital Management, a leading Alternative Investment Fund Manager, has been named “Best Fund Platform” at MENA Fund Manager’s 2017 MENA FM Awards. The award was announced at a ceremony on January 31st 2017 in Dubai. The awards recognize Fund Managers and Fund Service Providers in the MENA Region. Winners are selected by a panel of independent industry judges. “We are honored to be recognized for Dalma Capital’s innovation and dedicated service to the hedge fund and private equity community,” said Zachary Cefaratti, CEO of Dalma Capital, “The award highlights our continued commitment to delivering a best-in-class alternative investment funds from the MENA region.” About Dalma Capital Dalma Capital Management Limited is a global alternative investment asset management platform headquartered in the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC). Dalma Capital’s platform is built on three pillars: legal & regu ... Read more »
Views: 230 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 02.28.2017 | Comments (0)

—to premiere on YouTube from February 28 (Tue)- TOKYO-Tuesday, February 28th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- YKK Corporation (Head office: 1 Kanda-Izumicho, Chiyoda, Tokyo) produced and released the short animation “FASTENING DAYS” in 2014 and its sequel “FASTENING DAYS 2” in 2016, drawing a total of over 13 million views around the world as part of its efforts to widely promote the YKK corporate brand and zippers. YKK’s latest feature, “Zipper&Bears,” is a stop motion film and will premiere worldwide on February 28 on YKK’s official YouTube Channel (https://www.youtube.com/YKKfastening), as well as in commercial ads on YouTube in various countries/regions. “Zipper&Bears” was produced to promote the Fastening Products Group’s tagline of “Little Parts. Big Difference.” to the world, under the theme that YKK develops helpful, gentle zippers. The stop motion studio “dwarf” was tapped for this film. People around the world will enjoy this work, which employs stop motion without ... Read more »
Views: 218 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 02.28.2017 | Comments (0)

CORRECTION...by A.M. Best LONDON-Tuesday, February 28th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- First set of data in third graph of release dated February 23, 2017 should read: "AED 885 million (USD 241 million)" [instead of "AED 926 million (USD 252 million)"]. First sentence, fourth graph should read: "... a total of 23 companies generated an operating profit in 2016..." (instead of "... a total of 24 companies generated an operating profit in 2016..."). The corrected release reads: A.M. BEST SPECIAL REPORT: NATIONAL INSURERS IN THE UNITED ARAB EMIRATES BACK IN THE BLACK After an extremely challenging year of underwriting and investment losses for many market participants during 2015, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) insurance market has swung back into the black in 2016. The market has endured regulatory upheaval in the past year as it seeks greater financial stability, and economic volatility mainly arising from the low oil price environment. However, analysis of preliminary ... Read more »
Views: 196 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 02.28.2017 | Comments (0)

Five Operator Groups Recognised for Exceptional Efforts in Supporting Syrian Refugees BARCELONA, Spain -Monday, February 27th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- At Mobile World Congress today, the GSMA announced that Asiacell, Deutsche Telekom, Turkcell, Vodafone and Zain are the winners of the GSMA’s “Outstanding Contribution to the Mobile Industry Award” for 2017. The joint honorees were recognised for their work in supporting millions of Syrian refugees who have been displaced by the conflict in their home country. The award was presented to the five operators at a special ceremony held last evening. “On behalf of the GSMA, I congratulate Asiacell, Deutsche Telekom, Turkcell, Vodafone and Zain, and thank them for their inspirational efforts in supporting refugees fleeing the tragic Syrian conflict,” said Sunil Bharti Mittal, Chairman, GSMA and Founder and Chairman, Bharti Enterprises. “In coordination with many international NGOs, relief agencies, partners and suppliers, t ... Read more »
Views: 207 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 02.28.2017 | Comments (0)

Dubaï, Émirats Arabes Unis-Mardi 28 Février 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] Concourse D fête son premier anniversaire le 24 février, après une année inaugurale réussie qui a vu plus de 16.6 millions de passagers profitant d’un environnement convivial pour les clients et d'une offre de vente au détail, d'aliments et de boissons haut de gamme. Concourse D, qui représente la dernière grande partie de l'infrastructure à construire à DXB dans le cadre du Plan Stratégique 2020 de 7.8 milliards de dollars, a été ajouté en temps opportun à l'aéroport lorsqu'il a ouvert ses portes pour la première fois pour les passagers le 24 février 2016. L’établissement de 1.2 Milliards de dollars est devenu le foyer de 60 compagnies aériennes internationales qui opèrent dans le Terminal 1 de DXB et le connectent à 90 destinations à travers le monde. L’établissement a augmenté la capacité annuelle de l'aéroport de 75 millions de passagers à 90 millions. « Concourse D est le fruit d'un projet bien conçu et méticuleus ... Read more »
Views: 209 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 02.28.2017

Frontier to test 4K Ultra HD content on SES platform aimed at accelerating Ultra HD delivery to homes across the U.S. LUXEMBOURG -Monday, February 27th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES S.A. (Euronext Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) today announced Frontier Communications Corporation has begun testing 4K Ultra HD content delivery using SES’s fully-managed Ultra HD distribution platform. Frontier is the latest multichannel video programming distributor (MVPD) to join SES’s milestone trials aimed at accelerating Ultra HD delivery to homes across North America. SES has a growing number of cable and television system operators currently evaluating the satellite-based Ultra HD solution in an effort to provide the Ultra HD programming to their subscribers this year. SES’s managed Ultra HD platform is delivered over dedicated satellite bandwidth, which provides a much higher quality viewer experience compared to current Internet-delivered 4K offerings susceptible to bottlenecks, buffe ... Read more »
Views: 215 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 02.28.2017 | Comments (0)

myDevices’ IoT Ready Program grows to 73 companies in first 60 days BARCELONA, Spain-Monday, February 27th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- myDevices, the Internet of Things (IoT) solutions company that “simplifies the connected world”, today announced a multitude of companies that are demonstrating their IoT hardware using myDevices’ award-winning Cayenne IoT project builder at Mobile World Congress, the world’s largest gathering for the mobile industry, in Barcelona, Spain from February 27-March 2. myDevices’ Cayenne enables developers to quickly design, prototype, and commercialize IoT solutions such as smart buildings, smart farming, smart metering and asset tracking applications. myDevices IoT Ready Program™ allows sensor, gateway, microcontroller and other device manufacturers to make their devices “drag-and-droppable” to Cayenne’s community of over 165,000 users. This means that an IoT developer can integrate an IoT Ready device into their project without having to ... Read more »
Views: 211 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 02.28.2017 | Comments (0)

● Detachable Miix 320 blends affordability with connectivity on-the-go ● Yoga™ 720 and 520 convertibles are multimode mobile powerhouses ● Tab 4 Series offers something for everyone in the family ● Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus break the mold, not the bank BARCELONA -Monday, February 27th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE): Lenovo today announced an ecosystem of devices and services that support the new era of mobility and represent how today’s users are demanding solutions that bridge connectivity, hardware and user-centric design. Lenovo is introducing a new device portfolio at Mobile World Congress 2017 that spans nearly all mobile form factors for the ultimate in choice with: the detachable Miix 320, blending affordability with connectivity on-the-go – two convertibles, mobile powerhouses Yoga 720 and 520 – four tablets, the versatile Tab 4 family built for everyone in the family – and Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus, smartphones that pair premium features with affordable prices. All th ... Read more »
Views: 209 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 02.28.2017

BeaconMedaes, part of the Atlas Copco Group, launches a new range of high-efficient ultra-compact medical compressors for use in HTM-compliant Medical Air Plants. Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Monday, February 27th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] When first launched in 2013, the GA VSD+ brought a game-changing revolution in the compressor industry with its extremely high efficiency and innovative vertical design. This technology is from now on available in a variant for use in HTM-compliant medical air plants. The GA VSD+ MED is at heart an oil-injected screw compressor. However the novel concept of the GA VSD+ consists of a new drive train, where the classic induction motor has been replaced by a unique permanent magnet motor. Due to the high rotation speeds that can be achieved by this motor, there is no longer a need for a gear case. Combining that with the high efficiency of the in-house developed motor, the variable speed concept allows tremendous energy savings – in classic application ... Read more »
Views: 269 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 02.28.2017 | Comments (0)

La série P revêt de nouvelles couleurs et dispose de fonctionnalités de portrait en style Leica BARCELONE, Espagne -Mardi 28 Février 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)--Sonnant l'ouverture du Mobile World Congress 2017, Huawei Consumer Business Group a annoncé aujourd'hui la sortie du HUAWEI P10 et du HUAWEI P10 Plus. Très attendus, ces appareils disposent de composants soignés et des dernières avancées logicielles, avec des couleurs et de finitions remarquables, et sont équipés de nouvelles caméras Leica à l'avant et à l'arrière, avec des fonctionnalités de pointe pour que chaque photo soit une photo de couverture. De plus, Huawei a dévoilé la deuxième édition de sa montre connectée, la HUAWEI WATCH 2, avec sa variante Porsche Design. La nouvelle montre passe à la 4G et affiche une technologie innovante et un savoir-faire authentique, avec un design athlétique, élégant et léger. "La culture et la technologie continuent de se croiser dans chaque aspect de notre secteur. Nous voul ... Read more »
Views: 209 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 02.28.2017 | Comments (0)

Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Wednesday, February 22nd 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] Concourse D marks its first anniversary on February 24 following a successful inaugural year that saw over 16.6 million passengers enjoy its customer-friendly design and top-flight retail and food and beverage offering. Concourse D, which represents the final major piece of infrastructure to be built at DXB as part of the $7.8 billion Strategic Plan 2020 programme, was a timely addition to the airport when it first opened its doors for passengers on February 24, 2016. The $1.2 billion facility became home to 60 international airlines that operate into DXB’s Terminal 1 and connect it to 90 destinations around the world. The facility increased the annual capacity of the airport from 75 million passengers to 90 million. “Concourse D is the outcome of a well-designed and meticulously planned project that was built around the evolving needs and expectations of our customers – the hundreds of thousands of passenger ... Read more »
Views: 216 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 02.28.2017

P Series Debuts in New Colors and Leica Style Portraiture BARCELONA, Spain-Monday, February 27th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- To kick off Mobile World Congress 2017, Huawei Consumer Business Group today launched the HUAWEI P10 and HUAWEI P10 Plus. The much-anticipated devices are a combination of beautiful hardware and the latest advances in software, showcasing striking colors and finishes and introducing new Leica front and back cameras with cutting-edge portrait features to make every shot a cover shot. Additionally, Huawei unveiled its second-edition smartwatch, the HUAWEI WATCH 2 and Porsche Design HUAWEI Smartwatch. The 4G sports wearable combines innovative technology with authentic craftsmanship, and features an athletic and stylish lightweight design. “As culture and technology continue to intersect in every aspect of our world, we want to deliver new products and experiences that ultimately improve and enhance life,” said Richard Yu, CEO, Huawei Consumer Busines ... Read more »
Views: 211 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 02.28.2017 | Comments (0)

Joint Venture aims to deploy AED 1 billion over the next three to five years with goal to launch IPO ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates-Monday, February 27th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] Foundation Holdings and Bloom Holding announced the launch of a joint-venture introducing workforce solutions in the critical, impactful and fast growing sectors of healthcare, education and consumer driven industry within the UAE. The newly formed joint venture aims to be a key partner, helping business owners and key stakeholders stay ahead of the curve by advancing their business objectives, recruiting top talent and reducing employee turnover. Foundation Holdings and Bloom Holding will each own 50% of the joint venture which aims to deploy AED1 billion in these sectors over the next three to five years with the goal to ultimately sell shares in an IPO on the local or international stock exchanges. Competition is at an all-time high as businesses of all sizes strive for their share of talented employees lo ... Read more »
Views: 230 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 02.28.2017

CUPERTINO, Calif.-Monday, February 27th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Mobileum, the leader in roaming and analytics solutions for telecom business transformation, will work with AT&T to offer AT&T’s WiFi Hub service as part of its portfolio of solutions for service providers around the world. Service providers will be able to roll out products that include WiFi access, so customers can continue to access applications and services while roaming. AT&T’s WiFi Hub has global coverage, with millions of included hotspots. Users can seamlessly access and connect to these hotspots over their smartphones, and stay connected to their favorite applications and services. Mobileum provides roaming and travel solutions to global service providers. This allows them to build offers, provision users and give access to data services while ensuring policy enforcement and service quality at all times. Mobileum’s service provider customers will be able to offer WiFi service either through their ... Read more »
Views: 221 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 02.28.2017 | Comments (0)

Heartwarming video of an elderly widow living alone deep in the mountains with her two cats TOKYO-Monday, February 27th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- U-CAN releases an online fictional video entitled “Cats Learning” for view over YouTube that depicts an elderly widow and her two cats living deep in the forest of Nagano Prefecture. The video is designed to demonstrate the highly effective correspondence course materials created by U-CAN while at the same time touching the hearts of viewers with a warm storyline. Please watch the video at: https://youtu.be/R4c_jyTH1a4 The video depicts the two cats observing the widow in deep sorrow looking at her husband’s picture and then suddenly picking up and begin studying a fictional "U-nyan" (Meaning “U-Meow”) correspondence course for cats. “U-Meow” includes text and DVD materials in cat paw language designed to teach them how to “stand on their hind legs”, “shake their tails”, and “give massages”. This scene raises the question ... Read more »
Views: 200 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 02.28.2017 | Comments (0)