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Hulk Hogan Returns to WWE®
WWE Hall of Famer Hulk Hogan has returned to WWE (NYSE:WWE) and will host WrestleMania®30 on Sunday, April 6 at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans. Hogan will make his long-awaited return to WWE on Raw®, which airs at 4 PM on 27th February on Ten Sports.   A larger-than-life icon, Hogan is one of the biggest names in WWE history Business Wire India

CSL Switches On Hong Kong’s First LTE Advanced 300 Mbps Network
CSL, the first operator to launch dual band 4G LTE/DC-HSPA+ network in Asia, today joins hands with ZTE to announce the deployment of first LTE Advanced 300 Mbps1 cell site in a commercial network at the Mobile World Congress 2014, Barcelona Business Wire India

ZTE Launches Two New Firefox OS Phones in the ZTE Open Series
ZTE, one of the top five global handset manufacturers, today launches two new innovative Firefox OS phones in the ZTE Open series with the Open C and Open II, and expects to ship over one million Firefox OS phones before the end of 2014 Business Wire India

ZTE Makes a Grand Entrance to Mobile World Congress With the Launch of the Ultra Slim Grand Memo II LTE
ZTE,one of the top five global handset manufacturers, today presents the Grand Memo II LTE, an ultra slim and high performance LTE Smartphone. With its 6” IPS display that takes up 80% of the handset, users can view high quality images, HD videos and movies with a 178 degree viewing angle. The device utilises ZTE’s brand new innovative MiFavor 2 Business Wire India

Thuraya Debuts Its First Dedicated Vehicular Broadband Terminal
Thuraya Telecommunications, a leading Mobile Satellite Services (MSS) operator, has launched its first dedicated vehicular IP broadband terminal Business Wire India

OT Innovates in Mobile Security with FIDO Authentication
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PlayPhone’s Mobile Social Gaming Network Coming to Messenger App Tango’s 190 Million Members
Mobile World Congress – PlayPhone, Inc., a global leader in mobile social gaming, and Tango, the popular U.S Business Wire India

GCT Semiconductor, Direct Beam and Alpha Networks Develop Innovative Fixed LTE Wireless Router
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GCT Semiconductor Powers New 4G LTE Gateway Developed for Cyfrowy Polsat and Plus in Poland
GCT® Semiconductor, a leading designer and supplier of advanced 4G mobile semiconductor solutions, today announced that its LTE chip powers the new 4G LTE gateway, recently launched by Cyfrowy Polsat, Poland’s largest satellite TV operator and Internet access provider; and Plus, one of the biggest Polish telecommunication operators Business Wire India

MHL Consortium Announces More Than Half a Billion MHL Products Have Shipped Worldwide
MHL, LLC today announced that more than half a billion MHL® products have been shipped worldwide since the inception of the standard Business Wire India

Expway’s Middleware to Be Featured in Intel’s LTE Broadcast Demonstration
Expway, the world's leading software vendor focused on mobile broadcast, announced the first public demonstration on Intel platforms at LTE Broadcast, a 3GPP standard also known as eMBMS Business Wire India

Smartmatic technology delivers official results in record breaking time in Ecuador
For the first time in the democratic history of Ecuador, official results were announced in one hour after polls closed. This was only possible in Santo Domingo de los Tsáchilas, the province in which electronic voting solution was implemented using Smartmatic technology. Business Wire India

Wipro and Perfecto Mobile Cloud Testing Solution Makes Mobile App Testing Simple and Automated for Enterprises
Wipro Ltd. (NYSE:WIT), a leading global information technology, consulting and outsourcing company, today announced that it has joined forces with Perfecto Mobile, provider of the MobileCloud™ Platform and integrated mobile application quality suite, to establish Wipro’s Mobility Testing Center of Excellence (CoE) Business Wire India

UST Global Shows its Support at Pinkathon 2014
UST Global, an information technology solutions and services company for Global 1000 enterprises, was a proud supporter of the Pinkathon 2014,  that took place in the city last Sunday. A large team of women employees participated in the 10k run that was aimed at increasing awareness about women’s health and fitness Business Wire India Launched as a Career Destination for Women in India goes live with an offering of opportunities and community for women. Women professionals can choose from a range of career choices - high growth corporate careers, entrepreneurial opportunities, flexible jobs, working part time, projects, internships, volunteering programs, mompreneur options or back to work programs with corporates Business Wire India

Icertis Contract Management Solution Wins “Technology Innovation on Cloud” Award
Icertis, the leading provider of enterprise solutions in the Microsoft cloud, today announced that its flagship cloud product – Icertis Contract Management ­- has won the “Technology Innovation on Cloud Award for Supply Chain Excellence” at the 3rd Asia Manufacturing Supply Chain Summit held in Mumbai, India Business Wire India

Shri Bhupinder Singh Hooda Inaugurates Yokohama India’s 1st Manufacturing Plant
Honourable Chief Minister of Haryana Shri Bhupinder Singh Hooda inaugurated the first tyre manufacturing unit of Yokohama India Private Limited in India, at HSIIDC Bahadurgarh.   Present at the occasion were:        Mr. Takeshi Yagi (Ambassador of Japan in India).      Mr. Tarun Bajaj (MD – HSIIDC).      Mr Business Wire India

Smartrplanet Announces the Launch of, A New Age Recruitment Portal
Smartrplanet Services India Pvt. Ltd. (Smartrplanet)  announced the launch of, a new age recruitment platform enabling job seekers connect directly with employers to improve the pace and quality of the online recruitment process.  Pinhopes is fresh, contemporary and comes with distinctive features backed by the latest technology Business Wire India

Silicon Image Enters Small Cell Wireless Backhaul Market withIndustry’s First Single-Chip Beam-Steering 60GHz RF Transceivers
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Analogix Announces Availability of SlimPort-4K Product Line-Up
Analogix Semiconductor, Inc., today announced the availability of its highly integrated SlimPort-4K product line, which allows users to share content from their mobile devices on external displays at up to 4K Ultra-HD resolution, with 3D graphics and audio. Business Wire India

ZTE Launches the World's First Virtualised Cloud NF Solution for Multi-Radio Access Technology
ZTE Corporation (“ZTE”) (H share stock code: 0763.HK / A share stock code: 000063.SZ), a publicly-listed global provider of telecommunications equipment, network solutions and mobile devices, has launched the world's first virtualised Cloud NF (network function) solution for multi-RAT (radio access technology) networks. Business Wire India

ZTE Launches Cloud UniCore Solution
ZTE Corporation (“ZTE”) (H share stock code: 0763.HK / A share stock code: 000063.SZ), a publicly-listed global provider of telecommunications equipment, network solutions and mobile devices has launched its Cloud UniCore Solution, which enables the virtualised operation of EPC/IMS core network equipment Business Wire India

Stacked Gene Traits Improve Plant Productivity under Multiple Environmental Stresses
Arcadia Biosciences, Inc., an agricultural technology company focused on developing technologies and products that benefit the environment and human health, announced the development of rice featuring a combination of fertilizer efficiency and stress tolerance traits Business Wire India

Saif bin Zayed Attends Signing of Agreement between MoI and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, recently attended the signing ceremony of an agreement between the Ministry of Interior and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Business Wire India

Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts Welcomes Global Luxury Travelers to Beijing
Hilton Worldwide and Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts has announced the opening of Waldorf Astoria Beijing, marking the second Waldorf Astoria hotel in China and the brand’s continued international expansion Business Wire India

SCYNEXIS Receives Qualified Infectious Disease Product (QIDP) Designation from the FDA for Antifungal Agent SCY-078 for Oral Use
Drug discovery and development company SCYNEXIS, Inc., has announced that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) designated SCY-078 as a Qualified Infectious Disease Product (QIDP) for oral use for the indications of invasive Candidiasis, including Candidemia, and invasive Aspergillosis. The QIDP designation, provided under the 2012 U.S Business Wire India

Moody's Corporation Announces Conditional Open Offer to Increase Ownership Stake in ICRA
Moody's Corporation (NYSE:MCO) has announced a conditional open offer to acquire up to 2,650,000 equity shares of ICRA Limited, a leading provider of credit ratings and research in India. The offer is conditional upon acquiring at least 2,149,101 equity shares, which would increase Moody’s ownership stake from 28.5% to just over 50.0% Business Wire India

Frost & Sullivan: The Set Top Box (STB) Market in India to Grow at a CAGR of 29.3 Percent by 2015
The introduction of High Definition (HD) channels and Smart TVs has led to an increase in digital TV viewing which in turn will hike the growth of the Set top box (STB) market. One of the hallmark product categories in the consumer electronics segment, the STB market in India is poised for unprecedented growth Business Wire India

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