technology

August 17, 2018

AWS Elemental, an Amazon Web Services (AWS) company, today announced that the fifth annual 4K 4Charity Fun Run at IBC Show will take place at 7:00 a.m. local time on Saturday, Sept. 15 at Amstelpark in Amsterdam. Registration is open at https://4k4charity.com/ibc. Among the non-profits supported by the 4K 4Charity Fun Run at IBC Show is Amsterdam-based StichtingNewTechKids, which provides computer science education for girls, minorities, and economically challenged youth in the Netherlands. The organization supports a computer science teacher training program for primary school teachers with proceeds from 4K 4Charity. Also supported is Iridescent, a global education non-profit that empowers underrepresented young people to become innovators and leaders through engineering and technology. Through their two programs, Curiosity Machine AI Family Challenge and Technovation, Iridescent introduces underserved communities to new technologies and empowers and equips them to apply those technologies to solve the real-world problems they face. The 4K 4Charity at the 2017 IBC Show recorded more than $39,000 donations from 540 registrants and 14 corporate sponsors, making it the most successful......

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August 17, 2018

Manchester United (NYSE:MANU) has today announced a major milestone on its digital transformation journey with HCL Technologies, with the successful launch of the Manchester United Official app powered by HCL’s digital experience platform. The launch is part of the ongoing digital transformation of the club to provide a real-time, engaging, personalized, and unified experience to Manchester United’s 659 million global followers, which supports the club’s strategy to become a Digital Sports Enterprise. At the heart of this transformation is the digital platform developed by HCL, providing the club with a single view of fans across web and app touchpoints, offering fans a one-stop shop for everything Manchester United. Manchester United’s Group Managing Director Richard Arnold comments: “This app will allow our 659 million Manchester United followers to easily connect to the club they love, wherever they are in the world. Fans will now have the opportunity to follow all Manchester United matches through the app with up-to-the-second notifications and updates. “Just days after launch, the Manchester United Official app reached number one in the App Store’s sports category download charts in 68 markets around the world. The app was also top ten within the sports category in a further 123 markets. “The app was created by a dedicated project team from HCL Technologies and Manchester......

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August 15, 2018

After a successful global launch in New York on August 9, South Korean giant Samsung will unveil its flagship Galaxy Note 9 in India on August 22.

Industry sources on Tuesday confirmed to IANS that the India launch -- to be attended by top Korean executives -- will be the biggest ever for Samsung in the country.

The pre-booking for Galaxy Note 9 -- which will be available in 6GB+128GB and 8GB+512GB variants for Rs 67,900 and Rs 84,900 respectively -- opened in India on August 10.

Those who pre-book the device will get a chance to own a Samsung Gear Sport smartwatch for Rs 4,999, which originally costs Rs 22,990.

All variants of the device will be available across retail"...

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August 15, 2018

BCW (Burson Cohn & Wolfe), a leading global communications agency and a WPP company, today announced it has acquired HZ, one of the largest independent, digitally driven, integrated creative agencies in the U.S. Headquartered in Rockville, Maryland with offices in Baltimore, Los Angeles, New York and Washington, D.C., the acquisition will add the capability of HZ’s nearly 200 creative and digital professionals to BCW’s deep expertise in integrated communications across all industry sectors.

HZ’s wide-ranging offerings include a full spectrum of multichannel digital design and development, mobile activation, social media,"...

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August 15, 2018

Regulatory News:

Reference is made to the joint press release by Thales (Euronext Paris: HO) and Gemalto (Euronext Amsterdam and Paris: GTO) dated 27 March 2018 in relation to the launch of the recommended all-cash offer by Thales for all the issued and outstanding shares of Gemalto (the “Offer”), the publication of the Offer Document, and the joint press release of Thales and Gemalto dated 10 August 2018 in relation to the further extension of the Acceptance Period. Terms not defined in this press release will have the meaning as set forth in the Offer Document.

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August 14, 2018

Samsung has announced that is new Galaxy Note9 is now available to pre-order in the UAE, with prices starting at 3,699 AED, ITP.net reports.

The latest edition to the Galaxy Note range includes enhanced battery life and camera, and a new Bluetooth S Pen input stylus.

The Galaxy Note9 is available for pre-order from August 24th from major retailers, operators and Samsung brand stores, as well as online on Shop.Samsung.com/ae.

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August 14, 2018

As Muslims across Dubai leave for the annual Islamic Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca, the Dubai Health Authority, DHA, is conducting medical check-ups and sharing health tips with pilgrims departing from Terminal 3 at the Dubai International Airport.

The DHA is one of six government and private entities taking part in the Hajj 2018 Campaign, which was launched today and will run until 15th August at the departures area of the terminal.

The annual campaign aims to raise awareness amongst pilgrims on health measures that ensure a safe pilgrimage.

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August 14, 2018

(AETOS Wire) -- Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) announced today the findings of a recently published study in which researchers investigated whether home pulse oximetry monitoring might be a useful initial screening method of determining which children with Down syndrome (DS) – who are at high risk of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) – be recommended to undergo multichannel sleep studies to diagnose the condition. The home monitoring was conducted using Masimo"...

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August 14, 2018

(AETOS Wire)-- On August 10, 2018, a jury of six men and six women rendered a verdict in favor of one the world’s leading LED companies, Lumileds LLC, based in San Jose, finding that a Chinese competitor stole trade secrets related to Lumileds core technology for making high power LEDs used in flash phones, automotive headlights, and general illumination. The case, Lumileds LLC v. Elec-Tech International Co., Ltd., Donglei “Tony” Wang, and Gangyi Chen, Superior Court of the State of California, County of Santa Clara, found the defendants liable for damages in intellectual property theft. The jury awarded Lumileds $66 million.

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August 13, 2018

Samsung Gulf Electronics is giving Dubai residents an opportunity to get their hands on the brand new Galaxy Note9 before anyone else.

How? Just join the Note9 Quest, an activity taking place at three of Dubai’s popular malls – City Centre Mirdif, Mall of the Emirates and The Dubai Mall – where participants will have the chance to win one of 27 Galaxy Note9 devices, from August 16 to 18, 2018, every hour over 9 hours.

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