University of Nottingham researchers: faulty inhibitory neurotransmission and abnormally increased activity in the hippocampus impairs our memory and attention

University of Nottingham researchers: faulty inhibitory neurotransmission and abnormally increased activity in the hippocampus impairs our memory and attention

NOTTINGHAM, 25-Aug-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Neurons in the brain interact by sending each other chemical messages, so-called neurotransmitters. Gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) is the most common inhibitory neurotransmitter, which is important to restrain neural activity, preventing neurons from getting too trigger-happy and … Read the full press release

Nine out of ten BKW customers relied solely on renewable energy since the beginning of this year

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BERN, 25-Aug-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Nine out of ten BKW customers have been relying solely on renewable energy for their electricity needs since the beginning of this year. This has helped strengthen the position of hydroelectric power – a domestic renewable … Read the full press release

Nokia Corporation Managers’ transaction notification under Article 19 of EU Market Abuse Regulation

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ESPOO, 25-Aug-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Transaction notification under Article 19 of EU Market Abuse Regulation. Person subject to the notification requirementName: Piou, OlivierPosition: Member of the Board/Deputy member Issuer: Nokia CorporationLEI: 549300A0JPRWG1KI7U06 Notification type: Initial notificationReference number: 549300A0JPRWG1KI7U06_20160823084112_3 Transaction date: 2016-08-22 … Read the full press release

Nokia and Ooredoo Myanmar launch the first 4G service in Myanmar

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Nokia completes network upgrade in under three months enabling Ooredoo Myanmar to launch 4G services in major cities Existing managed services agreement extended to include 4G network operations Enhanced network capacity will allow Ooredoo Myanmar to meet increase in mobile … Read the full press release

Wireless technology leaders form an alliance for LTE-based solutions utilizing the shared spectrum of U.S. 3.5 GHz CBRS band

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CBRS Alliance launches initiatives with participation from Access Technologies (Alphabet), Federated Wireless, Intel, Nokia, Qualcomm and Ruckus Wireless and appoints Chairman SUNNYVALE, Calif., USA, 25-Aug-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Six wireless technology leaders today announced the launch of the CBRS Alliance to … Read the full press release

EBU Director General Ingrid Deltenre: We are delighted to see US Government cedes control of ICANN

EBU Director General Ingrid Deltenre: We are delighted to see US Government cedes control of ICANN

The US Government has announced that it will cede control of the body that attributes internet domain names from this Autumn. GENEVA, 24-Aug-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) has been managing the task … Read the full press release

Symrise: Especially created fragrance composition transformed Cologne Cathedral during gamescon

Conversation between Marc vom Ende - Symrise perfumer - and Hanns Hatt - University Bochum - about the Cologne cathedral project

SilentMOD installation to transform Cologne Cathedral into a haven of tranquility for gamescom visitors from August 18 to 20 Incense 2.0: Symrise scent combines a sense of sacred tranquility with a refreshing boost inside the cathedral COLOGNE, 24-Aug-2016 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

Renowned Emirati artist Mohammed Kazem will create a commissioned sculpture for the Rolls-Royce Art Programme in 2016

Renowned Emirati artist Mohammed Kazem will create a commissioned sculpture for the Rolls-Royce Art Programme in 2016

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars announces further details of renowned Emirati artist Mohammed Kazem’s new commission for the Rolls-Royce Art Programme in 2016 and presents a series of images and video content documenting his experience. Kazem will create a commissioned sculpture for … Read the full press release

Three of the most highly customised Bespoke Rolls-Royce Dawn motor cars unveiled at The Quail and at the 2016 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance

Three of the most highly customised Bespoke Rolls-Royce Dawn motor cars unveiled at The Quail and at the 2016 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance

This weekend, classic and luxury automobile enthusiasts and collectors will be treated to the unveiling of three of the most highly customised Bespoke Rolls-Royce Dawn motor cars crafted to date. Commissioned by some of the most prolific Rolls-Royce motor car … Read the full press release

Central Bank of Ireland’s Director of Markets Supervision Gareth Murphy to resign

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DUBLIN, 24-Aug-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The Central Bank of Ireland announced today that Gareth Murphy, Director of Markets Supervision, has resigned his position. He will remain with the Central Bank until November. Gareth Murphy said: “After eight years dealing with issues … Read the full press release

Capgemini / Transporeon Transport Market Monitor: transport prices increased by 5.3% in Q2 2016 compared to Q1 2016

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UTRECHT, 24-Aug-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The twenty-eighth edition of the Transport Market Monitor by Capgemini Consulting and Transporeon assesses European transport and haulage dynamics The twenty-eighth edition of the Transport Market Monitor (TMM) by Transporeon and Capgemini Consulting reveals that transport … Read the full press release

Toyota RAV4 launches at Toyota’s plant in Saint Petersburg; key to Toyota’s sustainable development in Russia

Toyota RAV4 production starts at Toyota plant in Saint Petersburg

On August 22nd the first Toyota RAV4 rolled off the production line at Toyota’s plant in Saint-Petersburg. Investment into production capacity increase and Toyota RAV4 launch totaled 9,7 billion RUR. Hiring of new employees is ongoing. With gradual production volume … Read the full press release

Orbex instaura una partnership con l’università italiana LUM Jean Monnet

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LIMASSOL, 24-Aug-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Orbex, un leader innovativo nel trading forex online, ha annunciato quest’oggi una partnership strategia con l’Università LUM Jean Monnet, un’università privata italiana, conosciuta in tutto il mondo e altamente stimata come centro di formazione economica. … Read the full press release

Eesti Pank Economist Mari Tamm: Loan and lease portfolio of Estonian companies and households in July 2016 5.3% larger than a year earlier

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The loan and lease portfolio continued to increase relatively quickly in July, growing by 5% over the year The average interest rate on loans has risen slightly in recent months The volume of deposits was 7.3% larger in July than … Read the full press release

Exposición: Celebración del 300 aniversario del nacimiento de CORREOS en la oficina del Palacio de Cibeles en Madrid

Exposición: Celebración del 300 aniversario del nacimiento de CORREOS en la oficina del Palacio de Cibeles en Madrid

La exposición “300 Años haciendo Historia” recorre los principales hitos de CORREOS en los últimos tres siglos, así como su contribución al desarrollo de la sociedad española Se puede visitar hasta el día 4 de septiembre en la Sala de … Read the full press release

Alpiq Group’s Helion Solar to sell photovoltaic systems under the “good-E” brand at IKEA’s Swiss furniture stores

Alpiq Group's Helion Solar to sell photovoltaic systems under the “good-E” brand at IKEA’s Swiss furniture stores

ZURICH, 24-Aug-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Helion Solar, an Alpiq Group company, is the partner of IKEA Switzerland for consulting, sales and installation of photovoltaic systems. These will be sold under the “good-E” brand at IKEA’s Swiss furniture stores. The goal behind … Read the full press release

Keolis: 7km of new track and a new depot added to the highly successful Bybanen light rail network in Norway

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PARIS, 23-Aug-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — 7km of new track and a new depot were inaugurated on 15 August in ongoing upgrades to the highly successful Bybanen light rail network. In the six years since Keolis has operated Bybanen, the network has … Read the full press release

SCC secures two-year NEPA Framework Agreement with two potential two-year extensions to 2020

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SCC has secured a place on the National Education Printer Framework Agreement (NEPA) for Printing Services to Universities, Higher and Further Education institutions. Birmingham, UK, 23-Aug-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The milestone award – SCC’s first for the provision of managed print … Read the full press release

Equistone Partners Europe acquired majority stake in United Initiators from Vision Capital and Speyside Equity

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LONDON, 23-Aug-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Equistone Partners Europe (”Equistone“), one of Europe’s leading mid-market private equity investors today announces that it has acquired a majority stake in United Initiators (“UI”), investing alongside its current management. Equistone has acquired the business from … Read the full press release

50 years since Rio Tinto’s first contracted shipment of iron ore left for Japan

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LONDON, 23-Aug-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Today marks 50 years since Rio Tinto’s first contracted shipment of our iron ore departed Dampier for the Yawata Iron and Steel Company in Japan. Ahead of this milestone, thousands of Australian contractors and suppliers laid … Read the full press release

CBI Industrial Trends Survey: UK export order books reached a two-year high

CBI Industrial Trends Survey: UK export order books reached a two-year high

Manufacturing output grew while total orders remained solid, according to the latest CBI monthly Industrial Trends Survey. LONDON, 23-Aug-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The survey of 505 firms found that export order books reached a two-year high, suggesting that the depreciation of … Read the full press release

Global Shapers Annual Survey 2016: 70% of millennials see the world full of opportunities despite widespread corruption, conflicts, and climate change

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Young people between 18 and 35 view the world with cautious optimism and, overall, display progressive values, with regionally diverse views on gender equality and same-sex marriage. · Millennials embrace new technologies, with a wary eye on their privacy and … Read the full press release

Lithuania: Teo and Omnitel now with joint customer care space for mobile and fiber-optic communications services

Lithuania: Teo and Omnitel now with joint customer care space for mobile and fiber-optic communications services

The first joint showroom is now opened in Kaunas. By the end of 2016, fixed line and fiber optic communications services and devices will be available all over Lithuania in two-branded showrooms. VILNIUS, 23-Aug-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — In the beginning of … Read the full press release

Staffan Göjeryd to lead Telia Carrier

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STOCKHOLM, 23-Aug-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Staffan Göjeryd has been appointed CEO of Telia Carrier with immediate effect. Over the past two years, Staffan has been responsible for the Data Business in Telia Carrier. “I’m happy that Staffan will take on the … Read the full press release

MEO e a Rádio e Televisão de Portugal (RTP): 100 mil euros serão doados à Liga dos Bombeiros Portugueses

Linha solidária MEO/RTP alcança mais de 100 mil euros

LISBOA, 23-Aug-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Em apenas uma semana, a linha solidária lançada pela MEO e a Rádio e Televisão de Portugal (RTP) registou cerca de 170 mil chamadas, totalizando mais de 100 mil euros, que serão doados à Liga dos … Read the full press release

Portugal Telecom (PT) assinala o lançamento do seu serviço de fibra ótica em Mangualde

Portugal Telecom (PT) assinala o lançamento do seu serviço de fibra ótica em Mangualde

Fibra Ótica da PT chega a perto de 7 mil casas em Mangualde, no âmbito do objetivo estratégico da PT de, até 2020, implementar a maior e mais moderna rede do país em mais 3 milhões de casas e empresas; … Read the full press release

Lindner Fassaden: Skyscraper Hard Turm Park in Zurich awarded the „facade industry’s Oscar“

Lindner Fassaden: Skyscraper Hard Turm Park in Zurich awarded the „facade industry’s Oscar“

ZURICH, 22-Aug-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The Swiss Central Windows and Facades awarded the „facade industry’s Oscar“ for the third time in 2015. Three of the 26 competitors convinced – amongst others the Lindner Fassaden GmbH. The company won the third place … Read the full press release

Jan-Erik Lindfors appointed VP New Business Solutions and member of Hiab Leadership Team

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Malmö, Sweden, 22-Aug-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Hiab, part of Cargotec, has appointed Jan-Erik Lindfors (M Sc Econ) as Vice President, New Business Solutions and a member of Hiab Leadership Team as of 1 September 2016. Jan-Erik Lindfors joins Hiab from HiQ … Read the full press release

Telenor, NTNU, SINTEF will establish a lab focused on artificial intelligence and big data at NTNU in Trondheim, Norway

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Telenor Group today announces two specific initiatives to support entrepreneurship and competence building in Norway. The ambition is to strengthen the nation´s competitiveness and to stimulate job creation by Norwegian startups. Trondheim, Norway, 22-Aug-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — In collaboration with the … Read the full press release

ViiV Healthcare’s phase III programme starts to support regulatory filings for two-drug regimen of dolutegravir and lamivudine as a treatment for HIV-1

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LONDON, 22-Aug-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — ViiV Healthcare today announced the start of a phase III programme to support regulatory filings for a two-drug regimen of dolutegravir (Tivicay®) and lamivudine (Epivir®) as a treatment for HIV-1 infection in adults who have not … Read the full press release