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MIAMI - Monday, April 29th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Applicants seeking to win $1 million to save children’s lives from preventable causes now have until May 31, 2013, to submit their proposals to the Caplow Children's Prize. Applications have already been received from nearly 50 different countries around the world, but the extra time will allow even more participation.

The rules to the Children’s Prize are simple: Each applicant must propose a plan to save the lives of children who would otherwise die before age five. The lives to be saved must be in immediate danger, and the identity of the beneficiaries must be provided to the donor after the plan is carried out. Plans should balance credibility with the greatest number of lives to be saved within two years. The winner will receive US $1 million to execute their vision. All submitted materials must be in English, and the entire application process can be completed online at www.childrensprize.org. The Child ... Read more »
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AMSTERDAM - Lundi 29 Avril 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), le leader mondial en sécurité numérique, annonce qu'elle assurera la migration rapide et parfaitement intégrée de l'ensemble du portefeuille de Barclaycard Germany, qui représente plus de 40 produits de crédit ainsi que trois produits de débit. Selon le contrat pluriannuel, Gemalto fournira à la banque une solution complète de bout en bout englobant des fonctions de personnalisation et d'accomplissement depuis son centre de service local en Allemagne.

Barclaycard fait partie du groupe bancaire international de Barclays et ce nouveau contrat étend le partenariat de Gemalto avec l'un des plus grands fournisseurs de services de paiement au monde. Barclaycard jouit d'une réputation impressionnante en matière d'innovation et ses objectifs de développement de nouveaux produits et services sont ambitieux. ... Read more »
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AMSTERDAM - Monday, April 29th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Regulatory News:

Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, announces that it will provide the swift and seamless migration of Barclaycard Germany’s entire portfolio representing more than 40 credit and in addition three debit products. Under this multi-year agreement, Gemalto will provide the bank with a complete end-to-end solution encompassing personalization, and fulfillment from its local service center in Germany.

Barclaycard is part of the global Barclays banking group and this new contract further extends Gemalto’s partnership with one of the world’s leading payment service providers. Barclaycard has an impressive track record for innovation and an ambitious roadmap for the development of new products and services. Gemalto will provide extensive support for value added services, including the deployment of contactless payment technology.

"Gemalto is a ... Read more »
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DUBLIN - Monday, April 29th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

    Net sales up 5% (up 7%, excluding foreign exchange rate movement); Medical Devices sales up 4% (up 6%, excluding foreign exchange rate movement)
    Second-quarter diluted GAAP earnings per share from continuing operations were $0.93; excluding specified items, adjusted diluted earnings per share from continuing operations were $1.12

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Covidien plc (NYSE: COV) today reported results for the second quarter of fiscal 2013 (January - March 2013). Second-quarter net sales of $3.10 billion increased 5% from the $2.95 billion reported in the second quarter a year ago. Foreign exchange rate movement lowered the quarterly sales growth rate by two percentage points.

Second-quarter 2013 gross margin of 57.6% declined 0.3 percentage points from the 57.9% of the prior-year period. On an adjusted basis, excluding the specified items shown on the attached quarterly Non-GAAP reconc ... Read more »
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Optimal protection, even for wet skin!

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Monday, April 29th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

We know that a significant portion of sun exposure occurs early in life, before the age of 18. And yet it is during childhood that the consequences of excessive sun exposure or a lack of sun protection can have irreversible effects on health. This is why Lancaster has incorporated its very latest technological advances into two essential products for children.

Dare to jump in the waves with the Wet Skin Application innovation from Lancaster!

One of the main secrets to effectively protecting the skin is applying sun protection properly.

In 2013, Lancaster introduces its Wet Skin Application, offering textures that can be applied to wet skin and are invisible after application. This innovation is included in a mist for the body and a non-sticky, milky cream for the face. Quick and easy to apply, children will love them – and they'll also make life ... Read more »
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Monday, April 29th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

The Chic Outlet Shopping® Villages by Value Retail have announced a new partnership with India’s fastest growing international airline, Jet Airways, which promises additional rewards for JetPrivilege members visiting the Collection of Villages across Europe.

The partnership opens up a wealth of benefits and leisure opportunities for discerning travellers. Jet Airways’ well-connected Brussels hub is in the heart of Europe, within easy reach of Maasmechelen Village, situated a mere one hour from Belgium’s capital. In addition, the remaining eight Chic Outlet Shopping® Villages located throughout Europe are all within easy reach from Brussels.

The resulting partnership between Chic Outlet Shopping® and Jet Airways means shopping at the nine, Collection of Villages across Europe will be even more rewarding for the airline’s customers, who can now earn two JPMiles for every £1 or &euro ... Read more »
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LONDON - Monday, April 29th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SmartStream Technologies, the financial Transaction Lifecycle Management specialist, today announced that its TLM Trade Process Management solution, which addresses the post-trade allocation, confirmation, clearing and settlement processes, now fully supports SWIFT’s Global Electronic Trade Communication (GETC) solution.

GETC uses well established SWIFT ISO 15022 messages to provide a standardised process for matching fixed income and equities trades for both buy and sell-side firms. The post-trade world still has a large amount of manual processing and GETC enables participants to reuse their existing SWIFT infrastructure to create a standardised and automated approach to confirmation matching. GETC minimises operational risk, increases STP and significantly reduces the costs of post-trade processing.

Dr Darryl Twiggs, Head of Product Management, SmartStream Technologies, comments: "With the ever inc ... Read more »
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Doha, Qatar - Sunday, April 28th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

Al  Baddad International, a subsidiary of Al Baddad Holding recently signed an agreement with IFP global for the construction of three 50 x 210m exhibition halls for the Project Qatar Exhibition set to take place from May 6th to May 9th 2013 at the Doha Exhibition Centre in Qatar.

Encompassing a total area of 40,000 sq. m the three exhibition halls were completed in a record time of 16 days and boast a variety of state of the art features including a high tech air filtration and indoor lighting fully complimenting the hall’s luxury beautiful multi-purpose design.

Marking its 10th anniversary this year, the Project Qatar Exhibition is renowned internationally as a forum for attracting key buyers and industry leaders seeking the most up-to-date technology and state-of-the art equipment available in the construction market.

Zayed Al Baddad, CEO of AL Baddad Holding said ‘’We are very keen to be involved i ... Read more »
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Émirats arabes unis - Dimanche 28 Avril 2013 [ME NewsWire]

Le célèbre pilote  saoudien de l’équipe de course saoudienne Mountain Dew, Hatim Natto, a prouvé  son courage jusqu'au bout, en remportant  la première place du  5ème  tour du Championnat des Émirats arabes unis. Le tournoi est tenu aux côtés du Festival de la chasse au circuit Autodrome de Dubaï aux Émirats arabes unis. Cette victoire l'a positionné  à la troisième place dans le classement général du championnat.

Dans cette soirée  sportive à couper le souffle, les deux autres compétiteurs saoudiens, Abdulhadi Qahtani et Muath Alissa, ont également ravi les spectateurs en démontrant un esprit et une performance de compétition remarquables.

Plus de 18 pilotes des  pays du Golfe, dont des pilotes professionnels des Émirats arabes unis, ont participé au ... Read more »
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, April 28th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

Traditional Lasik surgery is performed with the use of a microkeratome surgical blade in order to create a flap of corneal tissue. IntraLasik on the other hand is a procedure that does exactly this without the use of any blades, which is why it is also renowned for being a ‘blade-free’ Lasik surgery procedure.  This is called femtosecond laser technology and is an FDA approved method of performing Lasik eye surgery in Dubai. IntraLasik is performed using quick pulses of light which in turn form microscopic bubbles to separate the tissue from the cornea as opposed to cutting it with a blade and takes only 15-30 seconds to create.

There are many advantages and benefits in opting for IntraLasik surgery. The main reason most prefer this procedure and even have it recommended to them by their eye doctor is because the surgery can be used on people with thinner and flatter corneas unlike with traditional L ... Read more »
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