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MCLEAN, Va. - Thursday, November 1st 2012 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, on World Food Day, Hilton Worldwideannounced multi-year partnerships with Feeding Americaand The Global FoodBanking Networkto secure food and reduce hunger in communities where it operates around the globe. The collaborations will enable Hilton Worldwide hotels to collect safe, surplus food from conferences and daily food and beverage operations that would otherwise be thrown away and make it available to those in need.

Feeding America and The Global FoodBanking Network will each connect Hilton Worldwide hotels with local food banks and their networks of local community agencies to facilitate food delivery to school feeding programs, food pantries, soup kitchens, hospices, after-school programs and other community programs that provide food to families in need of nourishing meals. In year one, Hilton Worldwide will pilot food donation systems in New York City, Washington, D.C., Chicago, San F ... Read more »
Views: 133 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 11.03.2012

NEW YORK - Thursday, November 1st 2012 [ME NewsWire]

    Transaction Values Warnaco at $2.9BN – a 34% Premium Over its Last Closing Price
    Reunites the House of "Calvin Klein” to Ensure Single Brand Vision
    PVH Will Have Established Operations in Every Major Consumer Market Worldwide
    Acquisition Enhances PVH’s Long-Term Growth and Profitability Driven by "Calvin Klein” and "Tommy Hilfiger”
    Transaction Accretive to Year One Earnings by $0.35 Per Share, Excluding One-Time and Transaction Related Costs

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- PVH Corp. (NYSE: PVH) and The Warnaco Group, Inc. (NYSE: WRC) today announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement pursuant to which PVH will acquire Warnaco and holders of Warnaco common stock will receive $51.75 in cash and .1822 of a share of PVH common stock for each share of Warnaco common stock. The transaction values Warnaco at appr ... Read more »
Views: 136 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 11.01.2012

VERSAILLES, France - Thursday, November 1st 2012 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Trusted Labs, a leading expert in security consulting and evaluation services, today announced it has provided the expertise to achieve a major breakthrough: the first smart card integrated circuit (IC) to obtain the highest level of internationally recognized security assurance for IT systems, the Common Criteria EAL7.

Trusted Labs supported Samsung in fulfilling the EAL7 high security requirements by mathematically verifying the secure design and developing in-depth testing methodology of the Memory Protection Unit, which is at the core of security in integrated circuits.

The EAL7 certification of the EAL5+ certified IC - Samsung flash 264Kbyte smartcard IC for finance, security ID based on 90nm technology - brings the highest assurance on the implementation of the IC’s security-critical functionalities.

Trusted Labs managed this project with a cost- and time-effective approac ... Read more »
Views: 143 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 11.01.2012

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BAMAKO, Mali - Thursday, November 1st 2012

The Ministry of Health and Helen Keller International to treat NTD’s in Mali; END Fund thanks those who came together to make it possible

The END Fund, the world’s first private philanthropic initiative to combat the seven most common Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs), announced today that much-needed treatment and prevention drugs will be distributed to millions of Malians affected by NTDs.

The END Fund exceeded its goal of raising the necessary $1.2 million USD to re-start the suspended mass drug administration (MDA). Helen Keller International, working alongside the Malian Ministry of Health, is leading the efforts to ensure the donated medicines are delivered to the communities at risk. The announcement was made today outside of Bamako during a Ministry of Health MDA launch ceremony.

The END Fund mobilized a group of mining companies and foundations for the emergency fundraisi ... Read more »
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BERTRANGE, Luxembourg - Thursday, November 1st 2012 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- euroscript chooses Interverbum Technology's TermWeb terminology management solution as a component of its Global Content Management solution.

This will allow euroscript to better support its modular offering of tailored terminology services and add tangible value to its customers’ terminology assets.

"Our customers recognize the value of their corporate terminology assets to strengthen their unique footprint and to streamline internal information management," says Karina Martínez Ferber, Director Processes & Technology at euroscript International S.A."Such assets need to be accessible for employees and other stakeholders and well-integrated in the content lifecycle. euroscript provides customers with the right services and tools along the entire lifecycle. Interverbum’s TermWeb will enable us to offer to our customers secured online access to their multilingual dictionaries and ... Read more »
Views: 165 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 11.01.2012

BEIJING - Wednesday, October 31st 2012 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Air China and GA Telesis have concluded their agreement to form the world’s largest China-based integrated commercial aerospace services provider. During an elaborate, and very well attended ceremony in Beijing, the companies signed all documents including their partnership agreement, to form GA Innovation China or Beijing Ji-An, Ltd. ("Beijing Ji-An, GAIC or the Company”) a 50/50 joint venture based in Beijing. The joint-venture will be the first China based integrated aircraft trader/lessor of used aircraft and will also introduce a full-scale aircraft disassembly and redistribution business covering the entire Asian market.

The new world class enterprise will commence full-scale operations from Beijing Capital International Airport. Beijing Ji-An will focus on providing financial solutions for airlines in China and Asia that have an increasing need for fleet decommissioning activities. The Company wi ... Read more »
Views: 150 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 10.31.2012

Doha, Qatar - Wednesday, October 31st 2012 [ME NewsWire]

Students from Qatar’s national university can now take their pick from dozens of sponsorship, internship and mentoring opportunities, thanks to a comprehensive network of programmes designed to ensure they learn from the world’s leading organisations.

As Qatar University (QU) has expanded to more than 12,000 undergraduate and post-graduate students this academic year, so even more schemes have been launched to help prepare them to compete with their peers internationally.

The annual Internship and Sponsorship Fair, held earlier this month, is just one example of the interest QU attracts from potential employers. The seventh such fair was the biggest ever, with some 50 organizations represented - from oil and gas to banking and finance, sport, healthcare, education, government, infrastructure and construction, aviati ... Read more »

Views: 166 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 10.31.2012

Doha, Qatar - Wednesday, October 31st 2012 [ME NewsWire]

A Qatar University pharmacy student beat of competition from her peers around the world to secure one of the top prizes at the International Pharmacy Student Federation (IPSF) World Congress.

Ghadeer Daghash, a final year undergraduate student at the university’s College of Pharmacy, won first place in the Congress’s senior level patient counseling skills competition. She was one of a 10-strong team representing the Gulf state’s renowned College of Pharmacy. They joined more than 500 pharmacy students from around the world at the 11-day educational, scientific and cultural symposium held in Hurghada, Egypt.

As part of her assessment, Ghadeer had to analyze a case study of a patient, given to her just one day before, and counsel on the use of a new prescription as well as any drug interaction or adverse events present in the case. She fought off tough competition in the preliminary rounds to make it to the fin ... Read more »
Views: 159 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 10.31.2012

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LONDON - Tuesday, October 30th 2012

Ernst & Young supports the recommendations in the report released yesterday by the Financial Stability Board’s (FSB) private sector Enhanced Disclosure Task Force (EDTF) initiative. The EDTF was convened in May 2012 with the objectives of developing principles for enhanced disclosures for banks, based on current market conditions and risks, and identifying leading practice risk disclosures among banks.

The EDTF was unique in its approach by bringing together interested constituents in the process - preparers, investors, rating agencies and auditors - to work toward solutions to enhance disclosures that benefit the investing public.

Ernst & Young encourages all affected stakeholders to carefully consider and work to implement the recommendations of the EDTF. We believe these recommendations are an important step to improving confidence in global systemic financial institutions and financi ... Read more »
Views: 166 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 10.31.2012

SAN FRANCISCO - Tuesday, October 30th 2012 [ME NewsWire]

"Past practice” royalties waived for companies taking advantage of a license in Via’s LTE standard essential patent licensing program by April 12, 2013

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Via Licensing Corporation today announced an "early-adopter” incentive for initial signing licensees of its LTE (Long-Term Evolution) patent pool announced earlier this month. Any entity that executes the LTE patent license with Via by April 12, 2013, will benefit from a waiver of license fees (and interest) that would have been due for products sold prior to October 15, 2012, implementing the LTE standard.

"Our early-adopter incentive provides great value to licensees that have already been delivering LTE products to the market,” said John Ehler, Director of Wireless Programs, Via Licensing. "This limited-time incentive offers a significant cost savings for companies that need access to the broad coverage of LTE essential patents provided th ... Read more »
Views: 168 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 10.31.2012