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Consumers in Hong Kong can now digitize their Octopus cards to pay for public transport, retail transactions and online shopping with designated Samsung mobile phones AMSTERDAM-Sunday, April 29th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Gemalto, the world leader in digital security, announced that its Trusted Service Hub (TSH) is enabling the secure digitization of Octopus contactless smart cards into Samsung Pay. Named Smart Octopus in Samsung Pay, this new mobile payment service allows consumers to securely pay and travel by simply tapping their designated Samsung smartphones against an Octopus acceptance reader for payment or even door access. Smart Octopus in Samsung Pay leverages Gemalto’s TSH to securely digitize Octopus cards into Samsung Pay, including the transfer of the balance and any associated loyalty programs. Consumers can also easily register their credit card details onto Samsung Pay, providing one more option to top up their digital Octopus cards when necessary. Th ... Read more »
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Sharjah, United Arab Emirates-Thursday, April 26th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] Sharjah Holding, a strategic partnership between Sharjah Asset Management and Majid Al Futtaim Properties, held its Board of Directors meeting to discuss its plans to enhance the company's future financial performance the company’s administrative and financial reports, followed by decisions taken during its previous meeting, as well as other issues and topics related to the work of the company. During the meeting, Board members discussed several topics including the company’s 2018 quarterly performance, the latest developments in Matajer markets and the Al Zahia community, as well as 2017 financial statements and auditors' reports. Agenda items also included discussion of new proposals, ideas and projects the company is pursuing and its role in the development of those projects. HE Waleed Al Sayegh, Sharjah Holding Chairman said: “Today’s meeting was both important and vital and included many key items and points ... Read more »
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates.-Sunday, April 29th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has announced that registration is now open for the second Solar Decathlon Middle East (SDME). SDME was created through an agreement between Dubai Supreme Council of Energy, DEWA, and US Department of Energy. Dubai will host the first two rounds of SDME; in November 2018, and in 2020. Prizes for the two rounds total over AED20 million (USD5.45 million). The announcement was made at the Second International Workshop, which DEWA organised for the 21 teams from 36 universities in 15 countries participating in the first competition. Shortlisted team for the first SDME include Team Spirit of the Union from Zayed University and the Petroleum Institute; Team Know-Howse from University of Sharjah, UAE and University of Ferrara, Italy; Team ORA from Heriot-Watt University in Dubai; Team NYUAD from New York University Abu Dhabi; Team Jeel from the American University in Dubai; Team ... Read more »
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Dubaï, Émirats Arabes Unis-Dimanche 29 Avril 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] AETOSWire, le département de distribution des nouvelles de News Services Group (NSG) et le représentant exclusif de Business Wire, une société de Berkshire Hathaway, au Moyen-Orient et en Afrique du Nord, lance les alertes audio AW les plus innovantes pour les journalistes. L'envoi de communiqués de presse n'a jamais été rendu plus rapide, plus facile et plus personnalisé avec les alertes audio AW d'AETOSWire. Contrairement aux e-mails et aux flux satellites, les alertes audio AW sont disponibles dans un format audio qui met en évidence les communiqués de presse du jour. M. Tony AbiHanna, Président Directeur Général de NSG, AETOSWire, et Esmaa News a expliqué : « En tant que chef de file dans la distribution de nouvelles, nous cherchons toujours des façons d'innover nos services. Considérant que les journalistes doivent parcourir des centaines voire des milliers de communiqués de presse chaque jour et prendre une décis ... Read more »
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Sunday, April 29th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] AETOSWire, the news distribution arm of News Services Group (NSG) and the exclusive representative of Business Wire, a Berkshire Hathaway company, in Middle East and North Africa, launches the first-of-its-kind AW Audio Alerts for journalists. Sending press releases has never been made faster, easier, and more personalized with AETOSWire’s AW Audio Alerts. Unlike emails and satellite feeds, the AW Audio Alerts comes in an audio format that highlights the day’s PRs. Mr. Tony AbiHanna, President and CEO of NSG, AETOSWire, and Esmaa News, explained, “As a leader in news distribution, we always look for ways to innovate our services. Considering that journalists have to go through hundreds if not thousands of news releases every day and make a quick decision on what to publish, we have developed a way to enable them to identify, access, post, and share PRs quickly and instantaneously.” AW Audio Alerts are sent to jour ... Read more »
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Leading Korean manufacturer of printed circuit boards reduces ERP maintenance costs and redirects savings to more strategic IT initiatives LAS VEGAS-Tuesday, April 24th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Rimini Street, Inc. (Nasdaq: RMNI), a global provider of enterprise software products and services, and the leading third-party support provider for Oracle and SAP software products, today announced that SIFLEX, a leading global printed circuit board (PCB) manufacturer headquartered in South Korea, has switched its SAP ERP support to Rimini Street from the vendor. By making the switch, SIFLEX was able to reduce its maintenance fees by 50% and can now maximize its current, stable and robust ERP ECC 5.0 system for a minimum of 15 years from the time the company transitioned to Rimini Street support. SIFLEX was also able to free up internal IT personnel to focus on more pressing initiatives within the organization. Seeking Alternative to High Cost, Low Quality Vendor Support To ... Read more »
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates, -Saturday, April 28th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] High percentage of road accidents occur within a short distance from home Focus on ‘NO Speeding in Residential Communities’ Community events and dedicated pledge Creating a safer driving culture must start at home and in our neighborhoods Good behavior starts at home! This is true also for responsible and well-mannered driving behavior. Caltex Havoline and RoadSafetyUAE teamed up to raise awareness for considerate driving in residential communities with a focus on ‘NO speeding’. International studies reveal, that three out of 10 crashes happen less than 1.5 kilometers from home, and between a third to half of all accidents within 8 kilometers. Most of the research that has been done has concluded that the reason why so many accidents take place near home is that there is a comfort zone associated with driving in our own neighborhood. Many drivers become complacent in practicing safe driving behaviors because ... Read more »
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