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PAWTUCKET, R.I. - Thursday, February 7th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The next MONOPOLY game token to ‘Pass GO!’ and collect $200 will be…the cat! After a month of voting on Facebook, and an overwhelming response from fans and organizations from 185 countries around the world, the cat has been chosen and will become the newest addition to the classic game from Hasbro (NASDAQ: HAS). The cat was able to scratch past the toy robot, guitar, helicopter, and diamond ring in the MONOPOLY "Save Your Token” campaign by receiving 31 percent of the fan vote.

In the vote to decide which classic tokens would be ‘saved’ by fans, the Scottie dog was a clear early favorite, eventually securing 29 percent of the vote. Meanwhile, supporters of the iron, wheelbarrow and shoe campaigned vigorously to save their favorite token from a lifetime in jail and ensure it would remain in the game. After a very close race, fans weren’t hot for the iron. With only 8 percent of the vote, the ico ... Read more »
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Le fer à repasser envoyé à la ferraille après l'incapacité des fans à conserver ce pion classique

PAWTUCKET, R.I. - Jeudi 7 Février 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Le prochain pion du jeu MONOPOLY permettant de « Passer à GO! » et réclamer 200 $ sera... le chat! Après un vote d'un mois sur Facebook et un taux de participation sidérant des fans et des organisations de 185 pays du globe, le chat a été retenu et il deviendra la nouveauté de ce jeu phare de Hasbro (NASDAQ: HAS). Le chat est parvenu à passer devant le robot jouet, la guitare, l'hélicoptère et la bague à diamant durant la campagne « Save Your Token (Sauvez votre pion) » de MONOPOLY, en obtenant 31 % des votes des fans.

Dans ce vote visant à laisser les fans décider des pions traditionnels à « sauver », le chien Scottie s'est nettement classé bon favori, obtenant plus tard 29 % des votes. Pendant la durée de ce vote, ... Read more »
Views: 79 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 02.07.2013

ACCRA, Ghana - Jeudi 7 Février 2013 [ME NewsWire]

Le "Centre for Management Technology” lance aujourd’hui le 3ème sommet africain sur les fermes commerciales qui est censé avoir lieu le 19 et le 20 Mars à Accra au Ghana. Le sommet de deux jours qui bénéficient du soutien du ministère de l’alimentation et de l’agriculture du Ghana et de la « Private Enterprise Foundation », aborde des sujets relatifs aux opportunités d’investissements agricoles dans la région, mettant la lumière sur le financement, les meilleurs pratiques, l’infrastructure et les défis des innovations.

(BUSINESS WIRE)—Coparrainé par SGS South Africa(Entreprise) et Swiss Re Corporate Solutions(la réception de l’après midi), le 3ème Sommet Africain de la Ferme Commerciale, sera inauguré par un discours principal d’un responsable de haut niveau du Ministère de l’Alimentation et de l’Agriculture  qui portera sur les « Opportunité ... Read more »
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HONG-KONG - Jeudi 7 Février 2013 [ME NewsWire]

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HONG KONG - Thursday, February 7th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

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ACCRA, Ghana - Thursday, February 7th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

Centre for Management Technology today launches the 3rd Commercial Farm Africa Summit to take place on March 19-20 in Accra, Ghana. Endorsed by Ghanaian Ministry of Food & Agriculture (MOFA) and supported by Private Enterprise Foundation, the 2-day summit addresses rising agricultural investment opportunities in the region, spotlighting on funding, best practices, infrastructure and innovations challenges.

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Co-sponsored by SGS South Africa (Corporate) and Swiss Re Corporate Solutions (Afternoon Reception), the 3rd Commercial Farm Africa Summit will open with a keynote speech by a top level official from the Ministry of Food and Agriculture, addressing "Agricultural Investment Opportunities in Ghana”, and public-private partnership in agribusiness development.

Among the speakers at this Africa summit are Mr. Stephen Kumadoh, Principal Valuer of Land Commission who will elaborate on land ba ... Read more »
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AMSTERDAM - Thursday, February 7th 2013

Regulatory News:

Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, will provide the Royal Oman Police with an end-to-end electronic passport solution for the Sultanate. Applicants will be issued with state-of-the-art secure travel documents in line with Oman’s goal to provide enhanced services and protection to its citizens, using the latest digital security technologies.

The turnkey solution encompasses Gemalto’s ICAO* compliant Sealys ePassport documents, and a full Coesys solution suite to enroll citizens, personalize and issue secure documents. The multi-year contract also covers training, support and maintenance services.

Major Royal Oman Police offices will be equipped with fixed and mobile stations to register ePassport applicants with personal information and biometric data. Each ePassport will feature secure eTravel embedded software and a contactless ... Read more »
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TOKYO - Wednesday, February 6th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Toshiba Corporation(TOKYO:6502) today announced that it will launch a new CCD linear image sensor for bar code readers in September 2013.

The new sensor, TCD1256GAG, shrinks package size to one-seventh that of Toshiba's current product, TCD1254GFG, and has an ultra-small package very close to the silicon sensor die size. It will minimize scan engine dimensions and expand the bar code reader application field.

TCD1256GAG emulates the basic performance and functions of Toshiba's current product, including the electronic shutter function that captures a stable video signal without saturation under ambient light conditions. On-chip sample and hold circuit makes simplifies analog signal processing and reduce layout area.

Key Features 1. Ultra-small package (die-sized package achieved with TSV technology) 2. Electronic shutter function 3. On-chip sample and hold circuit

Applications Barcod ... Read more »
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PALO ALTO, Calif. - Wednesday, February 6th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

MetricStream solution will provide a single point of reference for managing and tracking enterprise-wide risks, as well as internal audit data and activities across the firm’s global enterprise

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- United Technologies Corp. (UTC) has chosen MetricStream to provide an integrated solution for Risk-Based Audit Management. MetricStream Audit ManagementSolution will consolidate the full gamut of internal audit processes on a common platform, enabling the company’s 100 auditors around the globe to better manage, track, and collaborate across various projects. The solution will also provide risk intelligence that will empower the firm’s auditors with quality data, and enable them to better prioritize and plan their audits and related audit processes.

United Technologies Corp., based in Hartford, Connecticut, is a diversified company providing high technology products and services to the building ... Read more »
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BOSTON - Wednesday, February 6th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Mechanology Inc., an engineering company involved in developing and commercializing unique expander and compressor technologies with a particular focus on energy efficiency, renewable energy and the energy/power recovery markets has two revolutionary pieces of intellectual property to sell. The Toroidal Intersecting Vane Machine (TIVM) and the Oscillating Vane Machine (Dragonfly). These technologies include prototypes, test data, technical data, 3D models, drawings and assembly procedures, issued, pending, and provisional patents, project files, ECN records, test stands and equipment.

TIVM

TIVM is a patented positive displacement oil-free expander with unmatched performance in low flow steam applications. Consisting of two moving parts that are self-synchronized, any need for gears or other drive mechanisms is eliminated, resulting in a cost effective solution for power recovery applications belo ... Read more »
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