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Saudi Arabia Marks 87th National Day With Series of Concerts, Plays and Entertainment Events24.9.2017 23:40 | Pressemelding

Saudi National Day celebrations continue apace through the holiday weekend, with a series of spectacular entertainment events across the Kingdom highlighting the country’s achievements. This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20170924005034/en/ The 99-story Kingdom Centre in Riyadh is illuminated against the night sky on September 23 with the portrait of sprinter Kariman Abuljadayel, who was a member of the Saudi contingent to the Rio Olympics in 2016. The Kingdom is celebrating the 87th anniversary of its founding with a series of spectacular entertainment events across the Kingdom highlighting the country's achievements. CIC/General Entertainment Authority (Photo: AETOSWire) According to the General Entertainment Authority - the body responsible for expanding the entertainment sector under Vision 2030 - a total of 27

California Sports Surfaces Announces New Senior Leadership22.9.2017 20:21 | Pressemelding

The California Sports Surfaces (CSS) brand, as part of ICP Construction (ICP), today announces the appointments of Steve Lock as global vice president; John Graham as leader, strategic accounts and global relationships; and Malcolm Parkes as managing director, Australia California Sports Surfaces. CSS is the leading supplier of such prestigious sports surfacing solutions as DecoTurf, Plexicushion Prestige, Rebound Ace, Premier Sports Coatings, Premier Court and Plexitrac. These world-renowned product lines supply the US Open, the Australian Open and other distinguished sporting events. Steve Lock has assumed the role of global vice president, responsible for managing the US and global sales and marketing teams for California Sport Surfaces. He was previously the leader for California Sports Surfaces in Australia and the Asia/Pacific region, and will be relocating to ICP global headquar

CORRECTING and REPLACING Smiths Detection Wins Biggest Ever Single Order for Next-Generation Hold Baggage Scanner for Frankfurt Airport22.9.2017 16:02 | Pressemelding

Please replace the release with the following corrected version due to multiple revisions to the headline, subhead and body of the release. The corrected release reads: SMITHS DETECTION WINS BIGGEST EVER SINGLE ORDER FOR NEXT-GENERATION HOLD BAGGAGE SCANNER FOR FRANKFURT AIRPORT Advanced HI-SCAN 10080 XCT hold baggage scanners offer flexible, sophisticated detection capabilities Smiths Detection has won its largest single order ever for its advanced HI-SCAN 10080 XCT hold baggage scanners, with an associated eight-year service agreement. The contract covers 35 of our HI-SCAN 10080 XCT next-generation scanners to support the upgrade to the ECAC Standard 3 explosives detection systems. The solution will deliver increased security and operational efficiency, and can easily be upgraded to mee

California Sports Surfaces’ Rebound Ace Portable Court to be Used at Inaugural Laver Cup22.9.2017 14:37 | Pressemelding

California Sports Surfaces (CSS), a brand under ICP Construction (ICP), is pleased to announce its innovative Rebound Ace Portable sport surfacing system is being used in the inaugural Laver Cup in Prague, Czech Republic, Sept. 22-24, 2017. CSS’s Rebound Ace system was selected to provide comfort, consistency and playability to the Laver Cup participants, who represent the best tennis players in the world. For this event, organizers worked with California Sports Surfaces to create a stunning black surface that would keep spectators focused on the game play. Rebound Ace Portable is an interlocking, temporary court system that provides premium cushion and comfort to maximize players’ performance. It has been chosen for use for several high-profile events, including the Fed Cup, Davis Cup, and the Singapore-based WTA Finals, for which it was specifically created. Laver Cup is modeled afte

Mobile RPG ‘King’s Raid’ Set to Launch in European Markets22.9.2017 11:00 | Pressemelding

Mobile RPG “King’s Raid” which was launched in February in Korea, North America and SEA, is officially launching in European Markets (Google Play and Apple App Store) this month. This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20170922005006/en/ Mobile RPG King’s Raid is officially launching in European Markets (Google Play and Apple App Store). It is a Character Collection mobile RPG game full of charming characters and high-end graphics. It includes real-time PvP and large scale Raid content. King’s Raid was launched in February in Korea, North America, and SEA. King’s Raid developed by Vespa Interactive went viral and became a hot Mobile RPG even with limited marketing and lack of brand recognition. As it slowly made the charts in Popularity and Grossing Sales in both markets, it succeeded in reaching the Top 5 in both major App markets in Korea within a month

IBC2017 Reports Record Visitor Numbers in Its 50th Year22.9.2017 09:32 | Pressemelding

In its 50th anniversary, IBC2017 has confirmed a year-on-year increase in visitor numbers, marking a record attendance of 57,669 across the six day event. Visitors from across the expanding media ecosystem had the opportunity to learn about the opportunities offered by technologies - including social media TV, OTT, VR, AR, Cloud, IP, Bots and 5G - and to meet the most intelligent robots. Visitors to the 15 exhibition halls witnessed many exciting new launches; Launch Pad grew year-on-year with a record number of exhibitors; the Future Reality Theatre and Content Everywhere Hub free programmes were packed with diverse and new exciting content, embracing the transformation. Conference delegates packed the Forum to hear from leading experts from Facebook, Google, CNN, HTC Viveport, Dolby, C4 and ITV to discuss and debate the hot topics challenging the industry with a focus on m

The Listing of Money Trade Coin on Cryptocurrency Exchange and the Rising Promise of a New Era in Dubai21.9.2017 17:45 | Pressemelding

MONEY TRADE COIN, the new age cryptocurrency, dazzled its investors’ expectations by listing on NovaExchange. Immediate trading began post the launch by Money Trade Coin’s founder and CEO, Mr. Amit Lakhanpal and H.E. Sheikh Saqer Al Nahyan. The listing event held on September 17 at Burj Al Arab was witnessed by a list of 40 VIP businessmen including H.E. Sheikh Jumaa Al Maktoum, Mr. Faisal Almaazmi, his principal advisor and director of Greenland Capital Properties, Mr. Charles Said Kiwan founder of MVP Tech and Mr. Khaled Abdulla, Head of Communications MENA at Barclays PLC. This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20170921006013/en/ Amit Lakhanpal greets H.E. Sheikh Saqer Al Nahyan (Photo: AETOS Wire) Money Trade Coin, the propagator of the “Cryptocurrency correct knowledge” l

Triaconta Announces a New Safe Way to Invest in Cryptocurrencies21.9.2017 16:18 | Pressemelding

Triaconta wants to minimize the risks of investing in cryptocurrencies with Combicoin to make the cryptocurrency market accessible for a larger audience. CombiCoin is 100% asset backed by the top 30 cryptocurrencies with the highest market cap. Because of this the CombiCoin will not suddenly plunge and investors will have less risks when there are major fluctuations. There are over 1000 cryptocurrencies on the market and together they represent a value of 130 billion USD. However, all these coins are very volatile. For example, the value of bitcoin grew from 1000 to 4000 USD within six months. The value of Ethereum, the second largest cryptocurrency, rose from 150 to 400 USD within 6 months but plunged to 150 USD 4 weeks later. In the first six months of 2017 the top 30 of cryptocurrencies grew with 1200 percent. The value of CombiCoin is determined for 3.3

TIP Trailer Services Announces the Successful Refinancing of its ABS program21.9.2017 15:16 | Pressemelding

On 21 September 2017, TIP Trailer Services announced that it had successfully refinanced its Asset Backed Securitisation (ABS) program. The Pan-European program was originally established in 2014 and is a securitisation structure common under Dutch law for operating leases. The new program will run until March 2019. This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20170921005815/en/ At the official signing of the TIP ABS refinancing were: From left to right: Jorrit Achterberg (Legal Counsel, TIP Trailer Services), Patrick Vergouwen (International Investor Relations Manager, TIP Trailer Services), Bart de Boo (Director, Asset Based Finance, Rabobank), Gert Huizing (Quality Assurance Manager Capital Market Services, Intertrust), Leo van der Sman (Legal Counsel, Intertrust) (Photo: Business Wire) “The extra funding and improved co

Tohatsu, Major Outboard Manufacturer, to Launch Global Brand Campaign Targeting Millennial Generation Boat Users21.9.2017 14:30 | Pressemelding

On September 21, 2017, Tohatsu Corporation (headquartered in Tokyo, Japan; hereinafter "TOHATSU") announced the outline of its global brand campaign at the 57th Genoa International Boat Show held in Genova, Italy. TOHATSU’s global brand campaign based on a new branding strategy will be deployed at boat shows around the world, starting from the Genoa International Boat Show in September 2017. This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20170921005018/en/ Feel the Wind (Photo: Business Wire) The campaign sets “SMARTS” millennials as its core target, revealing TOHATSU’s new brand logo, “Blue Wings” and its unique “Simpliq™ Technology” The feature of the new branding strategy is its target demographic called “SMARTS”, millennial boat owners (born between 1977 and 199

Sigma Systems Chief Technology Officer to Address CSPs at Futurecom 201721.9.2017 14:00 | Pressemelding

Sigma Systems, the global leader in catalog-driven software, has today announced that its Chief Technology Officer, Catherine Michel, will be speaking at Futurecom 2017 – the largest ICT event in Latin America. Catherine will address communications service providers (CSPs) and industry professionals at the Sao Paulo event on what’s driving the digitalization mandate for operators. Ahead of her presentation, Catherine commented: “The digitalization of the CSP is about transforming business operations, based on a thorough understanding of customer needs, behaviours and experiences. This requires a shift in corporate culture, and many CSPs are not making the changes necessary to embrace digital innovation and become market leading digital service providers. To deliver on a digital transformation, operators must embrace digital innovation and enable the rapid launch a

Encanto Potash Corp Secures CAD $100 Million Capital Commitment from GEM Global21.9.2017 13:00 | Pressemelding

Encanto Potash Corp. ("Encanto" or the "Company") the TSX-V listed Potash development; Mining and Operating company (TSX-V: EPO) is pleased to announce that it has secured a commitment for a CAD $100 million funding facility. Under the funding agreement signed 15th September, 2017 (the "Agreement"), GEM Investments America, LLC and GEM Global Yield LLC SCS undertake to invest up to CAD $100,000,000 over the next three years. The proceeds will be used to commence the engineering and design phase of the mine in anticipation of a shovel-ready construction date of September 2019. Under a joint venture agreement with Muskowekwan Resources Ltd and Chief Reginald Bellerose of the First Nation’s Muskowekwan tribe, Encanto has secured the mineral rights for the mine and completed preliminary studies. In the interim, proceeds will also be used for the procurement an

CyberOptics Launches Coordinate Measurement Software Suite for New High Speed SQ3000™ CMM System21.9.2017 12:45 | Pressemelding

CyberOptics Corporation (Nasdaq: CYBE), a leading global developer and manufacturer of high-precision 3D sensing technology solutions, launches new SQ3000™ 3D CMM (Coordinate Measurement) system, powered by Multi-Reflection Suppression (MRS) technology and CyberCMM™, a new comprehensive software suite for coordinate measurement. In a lab or production environment, the SQ3000 CMM system is fast and highly accurate, with repeatable and reproducible measurements for metrology applications in manufacturing of a wide variety of products such as PCBs, semiconductors and consumer electronics. CyberOptics’ break-through MRS technology can be utilized for 3D automated optical inspection (AOI), and both 3D automated optical measurement (AOM) and 3D coordinate measurement (CMM) – far beyond a pass or fail inspection result. “We’re pairing our proprietary MRS sensor te

Scientist.com Partners with Top Pharma to Launch COMPLI™, a Global Compliance Standard for Human Biosample Acquisition21.9.2017 12:06 | Pressemelding

Scientist.com, the world's leading marketplace for outsourced scientific services, today announced the launch of a global process for the ethical sourcing of human biosamples using its COMPLI™ functionality. Created in partnership with leading pharmaceutical companies, suppliers and biobank organizations such as the ESBB and UKCRC TCC, COMPLI™ introduces a common, comprehensive process and supply agreement supporting access to human biosamples. The goal is to enable biobanks and other well-known human sample suppliers to more easily connect with researchers in the pharmaceutical and biotech industries and academia. This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20170921005353/en/ “By simplifying and standardizing processes that previously took months, this initiative should shorten the research cycle and increase the pa

Veeva Systems: Industry Survey Reveals Clinical Data Management Delays Are Slowing Trial Completion21.9.2017 11:33 | Pressemelding

One of the largest, most in-depth surveys of clinical data management professionals shows that the time it takes companies to design and release clinical study databases is having a negative impact on conducting and completing trials. This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20170921005594/en/ Types of data companies manage in their primary EDC vs. volume of data (Graphic: Business Wire) According to the 2017 eClinical Landscape Study from Tufts Center for the Study of Drug Development, it takes companies an average of 68 days to build and release a clinical study database. Delays in releasing the study database are associated with an increase of nearly a month downstream for other data management processes such as patient data entry and time to lock the database at the end o

OT-Morpho Launches with CMBC the First Payment Card Featuring MOTION CODETM Dynamic CVV2 in China21.9.2017 09:00 | Pressemelding

OT-Morpho, a world leader in digital security and identification technologies, today announced that Chinese bank CMBC’s new Visa Signature credit card is the first one in China to feature MOTION CODETM, a technology developed by OT-Morpho to provide a higher security for internet transactions, considerably reducing the risk of online fraud. This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20170921005495/en/ (Photo: Oberthur Technologies) Traditional payment cards feature a static cryptogram (CVV2) used to pay online, printed on the back of the card next to the signature panel. This data, as well as the card number (PAN) and expiry date, may be stolen and used to pay online fraudulently. With MOTION CODETM, the CVV2 becomes dynamic: the 3 digits appear permanently on a mini screen em

PastBook Raises $2 Million to Scale-Up its One-Click Photo Books Platform21.9.2017 08:00 | Pressemelding

PastBook, a fast-growing technology company specialized in frictionless photo book creation, announces today it has completed a new investment round of $2M, bringing the total amount raised by the company to over $2.5M. This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20170921005099/en/ The investment was completed in two tranches: an initial convertible note plus a follow-up investment from existing investors (Vortex Capital Partners and other Dutch high net-worth individuals, mostly successful entrepreneurs). According to investor Dinko Valerio - Founder and former CEO of Crucell, “As a sparring partner and investor, I am very pleased with the roll-out and success of PastBook. The company is clearly poised for further growth, which is why I am happy to continue my support.” PastBook has been

GTIS Partners Clinches Sustainability Performance Top Honors for Third Year Running20.9.2017 13:32 | Pressemelding

GTIS Partners LP (“GTIS”), a real estate private equity firm headquartered in New York City, with offices in São Paulo, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Atlanta, Paris and Munich, today announced that the GTIS Brazil Real Estate Fund I has been recognized as 2017’s most sustainable private equity real estate investment fund in South America by the Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark (GRESB). This is the third year in a row that the fund has taken top honors. In addition, GRESB awarded GTIS Brazil Real Estate Fund II first place in the specialized category of non-listed real estate funds with hotel concentrations, and a number two ranking overall. GTIS Brazil Real Estate Fund III, which held its final closing in December 2016 with approximately $680 million in commitments, took third place. “GTIS Partners received another top honor with the #1 rank for South America in the

The Meet Group to Acquire LOVOO20.9.2017 12:31 | Pressemelding

The Meet Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:MEET), a public market leader in the mobile meeting space, today announced it has executed a definitive agreement to acquire LOVOO, a social dating app, for $70 million in cash, inclusive of a $5 million contingent earn-out. This acquisition furthers The Meet Group’s strategy to innovate, acquire, and build the largest mobile portfolio of brands for meeting new people. The LOVOO acquisition is expected to expand The Meet Group’s global footprint, increase the company’s scale and profitability, and diversify its business model by adding expertise in subscription and in-app purchasing. This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20170920005645/en/ LOVOO is a social and mobile technology company based in Germany: The #1 Dating App in German speaking countries (Ger

Arthur D. Little Urges Network Operators to Prepare for Next-Generation Internet of the GigaWorld20.9.2017 11:00 | Pressemelding

In its new report, “Unlocking GigaWorld Innovation: GigaApps in a GigaWorld,” Arthur D. Little (ADL) outlines the investment and monetization opportunities available to network operators ready to embrace the “GigaWorld”, the emerging third cycle of the internet. Defined by continuous and intelligent collaboration between individuals, devices and the built environment – and driven by applications in the areas of augmented reality, virtual telepresence and automated living – the GigaWorld has the potential to both power our economy and change the way we live. However, for it to be fully realized, network operators need to deliver improved Quality of Experience (QoE) for consumers and new Quality of Service (QoS) features for content and service providers. While operators have focused on delivering sufficient bandwidth and coverage to drive the current iteration of the internet, the GigaWorld

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