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Gemalto's UpTeq NFC SIM To Secure The Unicom Merchants’ Bank Mobile Wallet

BARCELONA - Tuesday, February 26th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, announced that its UpTeq NFC SIMcard has been selected by China Unicom to secure its mobile wallet program. China Unicom is the nation’s second-largest wireless operator, with more than 220 million subscribers in which over 60 million are on 3G. The Unicom Merchants’ Bank mobile wallet is the first NFC payment service being launched in China, in a joint collaboration between China Unicom and China Merchants Bank (CMB) for the mobile wallet itself.

China Unicom’s mobile wallet enables consumers to make purchases at food and beverage outlets, including retailers and merchants who accept China Union Pay’s QuickPass contactless cards. There are currently over 162,000 QuickPass point-of-sale terminals in Shanghai that are compatible with the mobile wal ... Read more »
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Industry-Leading ZXMW NR8950 to Help LTE Operators on Large-Capacity Data Transmission

ME Newswire / Business Wire

SHENZHEN, China - Wednesday, February 27th 2013

Mobile World Congress 2013

ZTE Corporation ("ZTE”) (H share stock code: 0763.HK / A share stock code: 000063.SZ), a publicly-listed global provider of telecommunications equipment, network solutions and mobile devices launched a new full-outdoor microwave transmission system based on patented technology at the 2013 Mobile World Congress, offering substantial performance enhancements to meet the needs of today’s ultra-fast LTE networks.

Based on a new design architecture, the ZXMW NR8950 microwave system can be deployed for large-capacity transmission, helping operators roll out networks with dense coverage, and reduced installation footprint. The design advantages of ZXMW NR8950 enable operators to overcome the challenges of building high-density small-cell networks for large-capacity data t ... Read more »
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BARCELONA - Tuesday, February 26th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, announces that it is providing its Allynis Trusted Service Management (TSM) solution to KDDI, one of the leading mobile network operators in Japan, for the deployment of the world’s first commercial NFC airline boarding service. In addition, Gemalto has been delivering its UpTeq NFC high end SIM to KDDI since March 2012. Launched in October 2012, the service will enable quicker and more convenient flight boarding for more than 37 million passengers who fly with Japan Airlines (JAL) each year.

The project aims to boost usage of mobile boarding by providing increased speed and convenience to end users while reducing operational costs. Gemalto’s TSM allows KDDI to securely download the JAL application into the SIM, enabling passengers to just tap their mobile phone when required to present their boarding pass. The NFC solution that ... Read more »
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SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. - Tuesday, February 26th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- With the Middle East experiencing an obesity epidemic with 30-75% of adults overweight or obese, a leading doctor in the region, Doctor Tarek Saleh, has become the first locally to perform the POSE procedure (Primary Obesity Surgery, Endolumenal) on patients for weight loss. The scar-free, non-invasive procedure from USGI Medical, Inc is designed to help patients reduce hunger and feel full sooner and globally has been performed on over 1,200 patients.

Dr. Saleh has performed the Middle East’s first POSE procedures on twenty-five patients to date at the Al-Habib Medical Centre, Dubai Health Care City. The centre, part of the Dr. Sulaiman Al Habib Medical Group, is a leading provider of private healthcare in the Middle East. The patients who underwent the POSE procedure returned to work or normal activities within 2-3 days with no complications.

"Obesity and its side effects such as d ... Read more »
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ZTE consumers to enjoy rich, dynamic sound for their mobile devices

BARCELONA, Spain - Tuesday, February 26th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

Mobile World Congress 2013

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dolby Laboratories Inc. (NYSE: DLB) announced today that ZTE Corporation (ZTE) (H share stock code: 0763.HK/A share stock code: 000063.SZ) will feature Dolby® Digital Plus™ in a wide range of ZTE smartphones and tablets, including the ZTE Grand Memo, the world’s first smartphone to be powered by Dolby Digital Plus technology, with a next-generation audio processing engine to deliver Dolby’s latest in sound technology. The smartphone will soon be available in Europe.

"Delivering a quality entertainment experience is key to meeting the needs of today’s mobile consumers,” said Mr. He Shiyou, Executive Vice President and Head of the Terminal Division at ZTE. "By working with the world’s audio leader, Dolby, we can bring the rich, immersive audio experience envisioned by the music artist ... Read more »
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SALT LAKE CITY - Mardi 26 Février 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)--USANA Health Sciences Inc. (NYSE: USNA), une entreprise mondiale de suppléments nutritionnels, annonce que BabyCare Ltd., sa filiale en Chine, a reçu l’autorisation officielle du Ministère du Commerce de la République populaire de Chine (MDUCOM) d’étendre ses activités de vente directe à trois provinces/municipalités de Chine : Jiangsu, Shanxi et Tianjin.

Ces trois permis supplémentaires accordés à la filiale en propriété exclusive d’USANA, BabyCare Ltd., s’ajoutent à celui qui lui a été accordé pour la province de Beijing. Cette annonce de l’octroi de trois autres permis provinciaux/municipaux de vente directe de la part du MDUCOM confirme la bonne réputation des activités d’USANA en Chine sous le nom de BabyCare Ltd.

« Nous sommes ravis de constater nos progrès continus en Chine à l’heure où ... Read more »
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FOSTER CITY, Calif. - Tuesday, February 26th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

Mobile World Congress 2013

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Visa and Samsung today announced a global alliance that combines Visa’s expertise in payments with Samsung’s leadership in mobile device technology – an alliance that has the potential to significantly accelerate the availability of mobile payments globally.

According to the agreement, financial institutions that are planning to launch mobile payment programs will be able to use the Visa Mobile Provisioning Service1 to securely download payment account information to NFC-enabled Samsung devices. In addition, Samsung has agreed to load the Visa payWave applet onto its mobile devices featuring NFC technology. Visa payWave is Visa’s mobile payment applet that enables consumers to make "wave and pay” contactless payments using mobile devices.

"Samsung devices enabled with Visa payment functionality will no doubt be a powerful product offering – especially ... Read more »
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LUXEMBOURG - Tuesday, February 26th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

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Rise in BYOD presents opportunity for all credentials to be securely integrated in the mobile handset

BARCELONA, Spain - Tuesday, February 26th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

Mobile World Congress 2013 Hall 5 Stand 5G120

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Regulatory News:

Mobile World Congress - Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, is demonstrating innovative NFC applications at Mobile World Congress 2013 in Barcelona, Spain (Hall 5 Stand 5G120). This proof of concept for enterprise applications transform mobile phones into secure and convenient identification and authentication devices for the workplace. Utilizing the company’s proven UpTeq NFC SIM, Gemalto’s experimentation enables secure and fast entry to buildings as well as provide strong authentication on PCs, laptops, IT networks and other company services with nothing more than a tap of the phone.

With the user’s unique credentials protected by state-of-the-art smart card security, t ... Read more »
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Featuring leading performance, battery life and a 13MP camera, the ZTE Grand Memo offers high functionality for home and office use

ME Newswire / Business Wire

BARCELONA, Spain - Tuesday, February 26th 201

#ZTE Grand Memo

Mobile World Congress 2013

ZTE has launched the ZTE Grand Memo 5.7-inch handset running on Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 800 processors.

The ZTE Grand Memo offers the ideal balance between the portability of a handset and the larger viewing and easier touch-interaction experience of a tablet. It features a 5.7-inch, high definition, 720 x 1280 display, and a powerful Qualcomm 800 processor with quad-core Krait CPUs and 2GB of RAM. Combined with a 13MP rear-facing camera, 1MP front-facing camera and 1080 HD video playback, this gives users a smooth, high quality multimedia experience that is perfect for gaming and video.

The Grand Memo caters to those who are always on-the-go, with voice-response technology which allows use ... Read more »
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