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    DeG ready to lead Sharjah’s digital movement at GITEX 2016

    Sharjah Department of eGovernment (DeG) has finalised procedures and technical preparations which are set to carry out Sharjah’s "digital movement" message during the GITEX Technology Week 2016.

    The region’s largest technology trade fair, taking place at the Dubai World Trade Centre from 16th to 20th October 2016, will be a key platform for DeG’s mission to support 35 Sharjah-based government entities and authorities with their latest launches and e-services, which are all set to take place in one of GITEX’s largest pavilions, which is the"...

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    Hangzhou Jufeng Technology Designs Techpoint's TP2823C and TP2833 into Their New Line of XVR DVR Platforms

    Hangzhou Jufeng Technology Designs Techpoint's TP2823C and TP2833 into Their New Line of XVR DVR PlatformsOctober 25, 2016

    Hangzhou Jufeng Technology, one of the leading manufacturers of embedded DVR solutions, has released “XVR” products, an entirely new line of embedded DVR products using HD-TVI 3.0 technology supporting HD cameras from all of the major HD analog standards, including HD-TVI, AHD, and CVI.

    Techpoint’s HD-TVI 3.0 chipsets, including TP2833 and TP2823C, support “universal compatibility” of HD-TVI, CVI, and AHD over 500 meters of cable distance for 720P and 1080P video. Jufeng’s advanced R&D center has quickly developed new generation DVR"...

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    Philip Morris International Recognized as Global Leader for Corporate Action on Climate Change for the Third Year Running

    Philip Morris International Recognized as Global Leader for Corporate Action on Climate Change for the Third Year RunningOctober 25, 2016

    Philip Morris International Inc. (“PMI”) (NYSE/Euronext Paris: PM) today is recognized as a global leader in its action on climate change. For the third consecutive year, the company is on the CDP’s ‘Climate A List’ for taking comprehensive action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and mitigate climate change, and for its transparent disclosure process.

    CDP, formerly known as the Carbon Disclosure Project, is the leading international not-for-profit organization assessing the work of companies worldwide in the area of climate change. Thousands"...

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    CMA Credential Achieves Record Global Growth

    IMA® (Institute of Management Accountants), the association of accountants and financial professionals in business announced a record-breaking growth of its flagship certification, the CMA® (Certified Management Accountant) credential in fiscal year (FY) 2016, ending June 30.

    The premier global management accounting certification reached a milestone of 50,000 holders since the program was created in 1972. In FY 2016, 3,838 CMAs earned the credential; a record number for any fiscal year. In addition, 18,761"...

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    Q2 Solutions Enhances Companion Diagnostics Capabilities in Collaboration with Illumina

    Q2 Solutions, a global clinical trials laboratory services organization, today announced the expansion of its genomic companion diagnostics (CDx) capabilities. This comes as a result of an agreement between Q2 Solutions – EA Genomics and Illumina, a global leader in genomics, to establish a framework for developing next-generation sequencing-based (NGS) CDx assays. The expansion of Q2 Solutions’ CDx development portfolio will further enhance the company’s wide range of end-to-end services that extend from biomarker discovery and development to the application of precision medicine through its clinical trials laboratory network.


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    DFM announces trading of Al Ramz Corporation's rights issue

    Dubai Financial Market (DFM) announced on Monday that the rights issue of "Al Ramz Corporation Investment and Development" is due to be tradable on the exchange between Tuesday, 25th October, and Monday, 7th November 2016.

    Trading of the rights issue enables existing shareholders of the company who do not wish to subscribe to the new shares, which the company plans to issue as part of its capital increase, to sell all or part of their rights to other investors who do wish to subscribe. The rights issue is a financial instrument representing the rights that are legally granted to the company's shareholders to have priority in subscribing for the company's capital increase shares that will be issued, said DFM in a press"...

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    UAB announces financial results for nine months

    The United Arab Bank, UAB, has announced its financial results for the nine months ending 30th September. Performance in the third quarter reflects continued positive traction against the bank’s transformation strategy.

    Aided by a substantial 44% reduction in Provisions for Credit Losses, stable Non-Interest Income and material cost savings from its streamlined operating model, UAB recorded a Net Profit of AED88m for Q3 2016, 22% uplift against the prior year.

    These positive results provide tangible evidence that the revised strategy adopted in the Q4 2015 is the right way to move forward on the path to becoming a more efficient, lower risk"...

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