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Doha, Qatar - Wednesday, May 8th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

QatarDebate organized the 2nd International Universities Arabic Debating Championship, held under the patronage of the Chairperson of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development, Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, got underway at Qatar National Convention Centre from 21-24 April 2013. A total of 42 universities from 27 countries participated in the event.

Around 250 debaters participated in the competition from all the Arab countries except Syria. Teams from six non-Arabic countries - the US, the UK, Canada, Australaia, Turkey and Malaysia - are also participated in the championship.

Al-Khartoum University team won the championship, the second and third positions were bagged by Sultan Qaboos University (SQU) from the Sultanate of Oman and the University of Jordan respectively. The competition was powerful and strong, which reflected in the high levels of performance of the various partici ... Read more »
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Impressive Ocean View Housing Property on South Shore of Bermuda Available for Investment, Ownership and Further Development

HAMILTON, Bermuda - Tuesday, May 7th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Government of Bermuda and the Bermuda Housing Corporation announced today the solicitation of requests for information (RFI) from investors and potential buyers for the Grand Atlantic Development on the South Road in Warwick, Bermuda.

The Grand Atlantic is an impressive property development in a desirable neighborhood with tremendous Atlantic Ocean views on the South Shore in Bermuda. Bermuda is taking a distinct and new approach with this development.

Investors and potential buyers are being offered the best in Bermudian style and traditions, with lush, landscaped gardens that feature a variety of local flora, trees and palms and units with panoramic views of the water and gardens. With access to acres of park grounds and a beautiful, secluded beach, the lo ... Read more »
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LONDON - Tuesday, May 7th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

Leading Free Messaging And VoIP Platform Unveils Windows And Mac Versions With Video Calls; Launches Version 3.0 Of Its Platform, Completely Redesigns Viber for Android, Supports Eight Additional Languages And Announces It Has 200 Million Users

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Viber, (www.viber.com) the leading mobile communications platform offering free messaging and HD-quality phone calls, announces today the release of Viber Desktop for PC and Mac. The new versions seamlessly integrate with existing mobile versions of the app and provide the same super-simple setup process that uses your phone number as your ID.

You can download Viber Desktop here: www.viber.com

The company also announced today that it has over 200 million users across the various platforms that it supports.

Viber has revolutionized free messaging and VoIP on mobile with its popular app for leading platforms including Android, iOS, Windows Phone, Blac ... Read more »
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Mobile Advertising Technology to Tackle Inventory, Display and Engagement Challenges

LOS ANGELES - Tuesday, May 7th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- TenFarms today announced a $2.7M angel funding round that will be used to fuel the continued development of its Photopoll app for iOS devices and bring Adtile, a new advertising solution for smartphones and tablets, to market. Unlike existing banner advertisements on mobile devices, Adtile is built on patent-pending technology and will deliver geo-targeted ads through native and web applications, fully embedded for a more user-friendly and engaging design.

"Banner ads might still function well in print and on desktop computers, but it’s clear that they just don’t work on mobile devices,” said Nils Forsblom, Founder & CEO of TenFarms. "Not only are banner ads intrusive to mobile users, but the limited space and inadvertent taps from the ‘fat finger’ effect doesn’t offer advertisers a reliable platform for quali ... Read more »
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Dubai – United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, May 7th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

Dubai and the Middle East first dedicated free zone to the energy and sustainability industries, ENPARK, is currently visiting Denmark as part of the ‘Green Economy Partnership’ delegation seeking to develop closer synergies between one of the largest clusters in Europe, the Copenhagen Cleantech Cluster.

Saeed Ghubash, Director of ENPARK is accompanied on the trip by members of the Green Economy Partnership. The partnership is a programme mandated by H. H. Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai that seeks to spur sustainable growth of the Dubai economy by facilitating the adoption of technological solutions with economic and proven ecological feasibility.

ENPARK is a member of TECOM Investments’ Sciences cluster and a free zone business park dedicated to facilitating and fostering the growth of the alternative energy and environmental industries in the UAE. In line w ... Read more »
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VANTAA, Finlande - Mardi 7 Mai 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Valimo, un chef de file des logiciels d'identification mobile et de signature numérique, annonce que Tele2 Norvège, un opérateur mobile européen d'envergure, a choisi sa plateforme de services mobiles d'authentification de l'identité. La solution de Valimo permettra à plus d'un million d'abonnés de Tele2 en Norvège de profiter en toute sécurité de services qui exigent une authentification forte à deux facteurs, comme les applications de banque ou d'administration en ligne, en utilisant leur téléphone mobile pour générer une signature électronique à valeur juridique. En premier lieu, ce nouveau service assurera une connexion à sécurité très élevée et à valeur juridique aux services bancaires en ligne et mobiles de quatre grandes banques de la Norvège.

« Le lancement du service de signature num&eac ... Read more »
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VANTAA, Finland - Tuesday, May 7th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Valimo, a leading solution provider for mobile user authentication and digital signature software, announces that Tele2 Norway, a major European mobile operator, has selected its Mobile ID authentication service platform. The Valimo solution will offer over one million Tele2 subscribers in Norway the opportunity to securely access services that require strong, two-factor authentication, such as internet banking or e-government applications, using their mobile phone to generate a legally-binding electronic signature. As a first step, this new service will enable highly secure and legally binding log-in for online and mobile banking with four major banks in Norway.

Tele2’s mobile signature program will allow users to perform secure online transactions anytime and anywhere through any kind of connected device such as low-end mobile handsets, smartphones or tablets, as long as they use a SIM card. Compati ... Read more »
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DUBLIN - Mardi 7 Mai 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE/ME NewsWire)--Covidien (NYSE:COV) a annoncé aujourd'hui ses prévisions pour l'exercice complet 2013 concernant Mallinckrodt plc, au moment où Mallinckrodt se prépare à se détacher de Covidien pour se constituer en société distincte cotée en bourse à la mi 2013.

L'exercice financier de Mallinckrodt se terminera le 27 septembre 2013, avec une croissance des ventes nettes qui devrait se situer dans une fourchette de 7 % à 11 % par rapport à 2012, si les taux de change devaient se maintenir à leurs niveaux actuels. Les ventes nettes devraient connaître une hausse de 21 % à 25 % dans le segment Produits pharmaceutiques spécialisés de Mallinckrodt, et une baisse de 3 % à 7 % dans son segment Imagerie médicale mondiale.

Pour l'exercice financier 2013, Mallinckrodt table sur un EBITDA1 ajusté et exprimé en pourcentage des ventes,2 de l' ... Read more »
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BURBANK dans l'État de Californie - Mardi 7 Mai 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Phoenix Audio Technologies, un leader mondial des solutions audio en temps réel, a annoncé aujourd'hui l'expansion de sa relation avec Vidyo Inc., un chef de file mondial dans les solutions de téléprésence personnelle et de conférences vidéo.

Vidyo a choisi le Quattro3 de Phoenix en tant que seule solution audio à être groupée à son produit de conférences vidéo HD100, pour les utilisateurs du monde entier.

« Nous sommes ravis d'avoir été choisis par Vidyo et nous pensons que le Quattro3 est l'accessoire audio approprié pour le système d'espace HD100 », a déclaré Jacob Marash, Directeur de l'exploitation chez Phoenix Audio Technologies. « Pour nous, cette expansion de la coopération entre nos deux sociétés est une excellente façon d'offrir à l'utilisate ... Read more »
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The Gritti Palace Unveils a Refined Version of Its Iconic Self, Joining Newly Restored Luxury Collection Hotels in Europe


VENICE, Italy - Tuesday, May 7th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Luxury Collection Hotels & Resorts, part of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: HOT), today celebrates the grand opening of The Gritti Palace, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Venice. The renowned hotel recently re-opened its legendary doors following a meticulous 35 million Euros restoration, bringing the historic building back to its original grandeur. The 15-month restoration of The Gritti Palace is part of a larger strategy to invest over 150 million Euros in the restoration of Starwood’s most celebrated Luxury Collection hotels in Europe, including Hotel Alfonso XIII, Seville and Hotel Maria Cristina, San Sebastian which re-opened last year, as well as Prince de Galles in Paris which will re-open later this month.

"There is a mystique about The Gri ... Read more »
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