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Daily Press Briefings : Daily Press Briefing: October 24, 2014

1:24 p.m. EDT

MS. PSAKI: Hi, everyone.

QUESTION: Hi. Happy Friday.

MS. PSAKI: Happy Friday. I have a couple of items for the top. The United States strongly condemns the terrorist attack that targeted a military checkpoint in the Sinai near al-Arish and killed tens of Egyptian soldiers and injured dozens. We extend our condolences to the families of the victims and hope for the quick and full recovery of the wounded. A prosperous and dynamic Egypt requires an environment of security

Technology News

AGT International Announces IoTA, the First Analytics Platfo…

– IoTA empowers application developers to extract the full value of IoT data, by providing a modular suite of data-analytic components CHICAGO, Oct. 15, 2014 / PRNewswire / Asianet-Pakistan — AGT International, a global pioneer in the Internet of Things (IoT), today announced it will launch IoTA, a modular, open, cloud-based platform for IoT application […]

Gemalto third quarter 2014 revenue

– Revenue growth increased to +6% at constant rates, with Payment growing +20% on rapid EMV migration in the United States – Platforms & Services grew +16%, with +45% in Mobile Financial Services – Mobile was marked by first deliveries of multitenant cards for NFC payment and transport in China, [...]

The TransMedics® Organ Care System (OCS™) Heart Technology W…

ANDOVER, Massachusetts, Oct. 24, 2014 / PRNewswire / Asianet-Pakistan — TransMedics announces that its OCS™ Heart technology was used to preserve and assess the world’s first series of three successful adult heart transplant procedures from hearts donated from donors after circulatory death (DCD) by the St. Vincent’s Hospital Heart Transplant team. All patients who received […]

Entertainment News


JOHANNESBURG, Oct 21 – South Africa is not ready to host the Africa Cup of Nations (afcon2015) in January if Morocco withdraws because of concerns related to the Ebola epidemic, says Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula. The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has reportedly approached South Africa, Ghana and five others [...]