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Dec 09

AURAK Celebrates International Friendships

AURAK Celebrates International Friendships

The Department of International Programs and Partnerships of the American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) participated in the global International Education Week by promoting cultural understanding with a series of events and activities, introducing students to the opportunities at"...

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Dec 09

Development of Sustainable Electricity Resources; Iraq on the Path to Power the Green Economy  

Development of Sustainable Electricity Resources; Iraq on the Path to Power the Green Economy  

Blessed with an abundance of solar and wind resources, Iraq is now seeking to diversify its energy dependency away from fossil fuels within the next decade, and enhance the energy mix. The country is expected to supply over 10% of its energy needs by 2028 from sustainable resources, by"...

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Dec 09

Stater Global Markets Celebrates Year of Growth

Stater Global Markets Celebrates Year of Growth

FCA regulated Prime of Prime broker, Stater Global Markets has experienced significant growth in 2018, following a year of major investment in the business and a series of senior hires in newly created roles.

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Dec 08

Pindrop Raises $90 Million Series D to Fuel Global Expansion

Pindrop Raises $90 Million Series D to Fuel Global Expansion

Pindrop®, the leader in voice security and authentication, today announced it has closed $90M in Series D funding led by Vitruvian Partners. Other new strategic investors include Allegion Ventures, Cross Creek, Dimension Data, Singapore-based EDBI, and Goldman Sachs. Existing investors -- CapitalG, IVP, Andreessen Horowitz, GV (formerly Google Ventures) and Citi Ventures also invested in the round. “Our broad range of investors collectively view Pindrop as the established industry leader for securing the future of voice as it moves beyond the voice channel and towards voice-enabled devices,” said Vijay Balasubramaniyan, Co-Founder,......

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Dec 08

FLIR Introduces Raymarine Element Series with Lifelike Sonar Imaging

FLIR Introduces Raymarine Element Series with Lifelike Sonar Imaging

FLIR Systems (Nasdaq: FLIR) today announced the Raymarine Element™, a new generation of advanced, combination sonar and GPS displays. Featuring the acclaimed Raymarine RealVision™ 3D and new HyperVision™ sonar technology, the Element series delivers lifelike imaging and"...

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Dec 07

Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery Invites Players to Deck the Halls for Christmas in the Wizarding World

Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery Invites Players to Deck the Halls for Christmas in the Wizarding World

Jam City: Who: Jam City, a Los Angeles-based mobile games studio, in partnership with Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment’s Portkey Games, a label dedicated to creating new Wizarding World mobile and videogame experiences that place the player at the center of their own adventure, inspired by J.K. Rowling’s original stories. What: In the hit mobile game, Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery, players have their first opportunity to create a character and attend Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. In celebration of Christmas in the Wizarding......

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Dec 07

CORRECTING and REPLACING Instagram is the Fastest Growing Social Network Among World Leaders

CORRECTING and REPLACING Instagram is the Fastest Growing Social Network Among World Leaders

CORRECTION...by BCW

First bullet of release dated December 4, 2018 should read: Ghana’s President Nana Akufo-Addo is Sub-Saharan Africa’s most followed leader on Instagram with 431,000 followers..."...

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Dec 07

FAA Approves AerSafe for Additional Airbus Aircraft to Comply with Fuel Tank Flammability Reduction Rule

FAA Approves AerSafe for Additional Airbus Aircraft to Comply with Fuel Tank Flammability Reduction Rule

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued an amended Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) to AerSale® for installation of its AerSafeTM system on Airbus 319 and 320 aircraft (ST04010NY), in compliance with the Fuel Tank Flammability Reduction (FTFR) rule. This amended STC, originally issued for Airbus 321 aircraft, is in addition to AerSale’s STCs for the Boeing 767 series (ST03599NY), approved by the FAA in February 2018, as well as the Boeing 737 CL series (ST03589NY) and the Boeing 737 NG series (ST02980NY), both approved in 2016. “We are continuing our work to expand AerSafe to cover additional aircraft types to......

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Dec 06

Lebanon's private sector growth worsens at slower rate in November

Lebanon's private sector growth worsens at slower rate in November

Business activity in Lebanon worsened at the slowest pace in nine months as output and new orders declined at a tepid rate amid uncertainty as politicians wrangle over the formation of a new government.

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Dec 06

First ‘Emirati-Lebanese Forum’ discusses private sector partnership opportunities

First ‘Emirati-Lebanese Forum’ discusses private sector partnership opportunities

ABU DHABI, 5th December, 2018 (WAM) -- The first 'Emirati-Lebanese Investment Forum' began today in Abu Dhabi.

The forum was jointly organised by the Ministry of Economy and the Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce"...

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