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Sony Mobile’s Xperia XZ Premium and XA1 Ultra Now Available in JordanAugust 15, 2017

Sony Mobile Communications today announced that its award-winning Xperia XZ Premium smartphone and Xperia XA1 Ultra are now available in select stores in Jordan.

Stores now stocking Xperia XZ Premium and Xperia XA1 Ultra include SmartBuy and Carrefour, both of which already offer Xperia XA1 and Xperia L1 across Jordan.

Built with the latest Sony intelligence, Xperia XZ"...

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MPEG LA Announces Call for Patents Essential to ATSC 3.0August 4, 2017

(ME NewsWire)-- World licensing leader MPEG LA, LLC announced today a call for patents essential to ATSC 3.0 standards in order to facilitate, for the convenience of the market, creation of a joint license to the intellectual property of leading ATSC 3.0 developers on which those standards are based.*

ATSC 3.0 is a set of next generation TV standards offering mobile television; enhanced personalization"...

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Sagemcom Announces the Acquisition of Meter Italia S.p.A.July 30, 2017

(ME NewsWire)-- SAGEMCOM STRENGTHENS ITS POSITIONS ON THE MULTI-ENERGY MARKET, BY ACQUIRING METER ITALIA S.P.A, LEADER IN GAS METERING IN ITALY.

As of July 27, 2017, Sagemcom becomes a 100% shareholder of Meter Italia S.p.A through its subsidiary Sagemcom Energy & Telecom SAS. Meter Italia joins the Sagemcom group and becomes Sagemcom Italia S.p.A.

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Foxconn and Rockwell Automation Announce Partnership to Implement Industry-Leading IIoT Solutions at Foxconn’s Consumer Electronics Assembly OperationsJuly 30, 2017

(ME NewsWire)-- Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd., also known as Foxconn, and Rockwell Automation announced today that they are collaborating to implement Connected Enterprise and Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) concepts for smart manufacturing in Foxconn's new U.S. facilities.

The companies will also collaborate to develop and apply Smart Manufacturing solutions at Foxconn's global electronics"...

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GSMA Announces First Details for Mobile World Congress 2018 July 26, 2017

(ME NewsWire)-- The GSMA today announced the first details of the 2018 Mobile World Congress, including exhibitors, sponsors, programmes and activities taking place at the annual mobile industry event. Under the theme “Creating a Better Future”, Mobile World Congress will be held 26 February – 1 March 2018 at Fira Gran Via in Barcelona, with events also taking place at Fira Montjuïc. The GSMA expects that more than 108,000 professionals from across the mobile"...

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Nashwa Al Ruwaini Listed Among 100 Most Powerful Arab Businesswomen in ForbesJuly 24, 2017

The Business Woman Nashwa Al Ruwaini CEO of Pyramedia - Media Consultancy & Productions, Al Joude Investments, Al Joude Advertising & Publicity and Delma Media Center & Spa was recently listed among the 100 Most Powerful Arab Businesswomen in Forbes Magazine. This is not the first time that Nashwa Al Ruwaini has been recognized by Forbes for her business achievements.

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Ultra HD Gains Momentum in the US with 30 Pay TV Providers Testing 4K Delivery on SES's PlatformJuly 24, 2017

(ME NewsWire)-- With an additional nine TV operators joining SES’s Ultra HD trials, a total of 30 US Pay TV providers, with a combined audience of more than 10 million subscribers, are now testing SES’s 4K content delivery platform across their distribution networks.

The latest wave of Pay TV system operators to ink Ultra HD trial agreements with SES includes:

ABB: Building Growth Momentum July 20, 2017

(ME NewsWire)-- SECOND QUARTER HIGHLIGHTS

  • Total and base orders grew 3%1; higher orders in all regions
  • Revenues up 1%
  • Operational EBITA margin2 12.4%, dampened this quarter by commodity prices and some overcapacity
  • Net income $525 million
  • Cash flow from operating activities $467 million reflects timing of short-term incentive payments
  • Net working capital as a percentage of revenues 14.1%, reduced 90 bps on an annual"...

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GSMA Announces Additional Keynotes, Programs and Participating Companies for 2017 “GSMA Mobile World Congress Americas, in Partnership with CTIA”July 20, 2017

(ME NewsWire)-- The GSMA provided further updates for the upcoming Mobile World Congress Americas, including several recently confirmed keynote speakers, new programs and events, and additional exhibitors and partners. Mobile World Congress Americas will take place September 12-14, 2017 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco.

“We have just under two months left to go before the mobile world congregates"...

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OT-Morpho Receives CSPN Certification for Its Embedded Secure Element for IoTJuly 20, 2017

(ME NewsWire)-- OT-Morpho, a world leader in digital security and identification technologies, today announced that its embedded secure element designed for the Internet of Things (IoT), IoThrive Tiny SE+, has obtained the highest level CSPN1 security certification. IoThrive Tiny SE+ is the first embedded secure element of its kind to receive this certification awarded by the French security agency ANSSI2. OT-Morpho developed the IoThrive Tiny SE+ to manage identities and secure data in any non-cellular network. In the rapidly evolving IoT market, product security validation and certification is critical, especially in an age where every device can now become a target for hackers. Being able to guarantee privacy and security in the Internet of Things will be key for the market success of connected objects. In contrast to other programs, CSPN certification covers not only the hardware, but also the software of the product. It confirms the security robustness of the whole IoThrive Tiny SE+ product. Jean-Yves Bernard, Security Manager at StarChip, a subsidiary of OT-Morpho,......

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