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Technology Press Releases & News distributed via EuropaWire

Track Patient Health at Home with Synchronization of Garmin Activity Tracker Data and Medtronic Mobile Application

Data from Garmin vívofit® Series Now Syncs to Medtronic Care Management Services NetResponse® Mobile Application to Help Track Patient Health at Home DUBLIN and OLATHE, Kan. U.S.A., 21-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT), the global leader in medical technology, and … Read the full press release

Cyber Assist Appoints Open GI as Technology Partner

London-based cyber insurance underwriting agency Cyber Assist, in partnership with Novae, have today appointed Open GI London as their preferred technology partner.   WORCESTER, 21-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Cyber Assist, founded by David Channing and Sean Yeo, provides brokers with a range … Read the full press release

TedxExeter’s Sixth Annual Ideas Festival Sponsored by University of Exeter

EXETER, 21-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Inspiring ideas, which aim to turn hope into action, will be at the centre of a publicly-accessible event this month at TEDxExeter, sponsored by the University of Exeter. TEDx is the independently-organised local arm of TED, … Read the full press release

Online Computer Games Helped Scientists To Understand Animal Camouflage

EXETER, 21-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Online computer games played by more than 30,000 people have helped scientists understand animal camouflage and colour vision. Researchers from the University of Exeter wanted to know why many animals are dichromats (having two types of … Read the full press release

UK Scientists To Gather Data on Geoenergy Technologies

New £31 million research facilities will see UK scientists gather critical data on the use of geoenergy technologies to help meet energy needs. SWINDON, 21-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Meeting future energy demand for the UK will require new technologies. These may … Read the full press release

Start-up of Trinidad Onshore Compression Project Announced by BP Trinidad and Tobago

LONDON, 20-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — BP Trinidad and Tobago LLC (bpTT) today announced the start-up of the Trinidad onshore compression (TROC) project – one of seven major upstream projects BP expects to bring online in 2017. Full start-up will take … Read the full press release

European Households Experience More Stress With Use of Technology

But two thirds of the population also see improvements in terms of convenience and energy savings ESSEN, 20-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — For one third of the population in eight European countries, technology in the home makes life more stressful and … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce Appoints New Chief Technology Officer

LONDON, 20-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce announces today that Paul Stein has been appointed as Chief Technology Officer, reporting to Chief Executive Warren East. In his new role, Paul will be accountable for Rolls-Royce’s technology investment and for ensuring its close … Read the full press release

SAP Announces New Expanded Responsibilities for Key Executives

WALLDORF, 20-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today announced newly expanded responsibilities of key executives. Robert Enslin and Bernd Leukert will shift and expand their portfolios as members of the Executive Board of SAP SE. The Supervisory Board of SAP … Read the full press release

Pioneering Digital Learning Initiative Brings GP Surgery to the Classroom

ABERDEEN, 20-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — A pioneering digital learning initiative that aims to encourage new medical students to consider a career in general practice has brought the GP surgery into the classroom. A shortage of GPs is predicted in Scotland within … Read the full press release

MAYKOR Entrusted With comprehensive Maintenance of LUKOIL-Permnefteprodukt Project

MOSCOW, 20-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Avtotank-Service (a subsidiary of MAYKOR that specializes in servicing gas stations) won a tender for high-level maintenance work as part of a LUKOIL-Permnefteprodukt project. The contract involves implementing the full range of maintenance and service work … Read the full press release

TPC Group Awards Wood Group with New Automation Contract

ABERDEEN, Scotland, 20-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Wood Group has been awarded a new three year contract valued at $8 million to deliver process automation engineering services to TPC Group, a leading producer of value-added products derived from C4 hydrocarbons. Effective immediately, … Read the full press release

University of Warwick to Honor Notable persons in science and technology

COVENTRY, 20-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — A space plane designer, someone who manipulated individual atoms to form what became an iconic image, and a leading policy maker on global climate change are among those to receive honorary degrees from the University of … Read the full press release

Physicists Observe Quantum Effects That Limits Photons Emitted

Physicists in Garching observe novel quantum effect that limits the number of emitted photons. MUNICH, 20-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The probability to find a certain number of photons inside a laser pulse usually corresponds to a classical distribution of independent events, … Read the full press release

ABB’s Solar Solutions Support Kayseri OSB Project

ABB’s PVS800 central inverters energize the largest solar power plant of 51 MWp in Turkey ZURICH, 19-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — ABB provides high-performance, modular inverters to Kayseri OSB (Organized Industrial Zone), the largest solar power plant in Turkey. The plant was … Read the full press release

New Study Shows Immune System Can Spot Changes in Identity of Cancer Antigens

BIRMINGHAM, 19-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — A new study has identified novel mechanisms whereby T cells may be able to distinguish an emerging class of targets specifically increased on cancer cells. The study, carried out by researchers from the University of Birmingham … Read the full press release

Siemens Offers A New Line of Compact Switches for Enhanced Environmental Conditions

Scalance XF-200BA product line for enhanced environmental conditions Selection of electrical and optical bus adapters for flexible use Integration of S2 devices in high availability R1 systems NAMUR/NE21 approval NUREMBERG, 19-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Siemens offers Scalance XF-200BA, a new line … Read the full press release

Advanced Controllers from Siemens Get Performance Enhancements

The firmware 2.1 for the Simatic S7-1500 Advanced Controller uses new functions of the Engineering Framework TIA Portal V14 SP1 New fail-safe technology CPUs with extended scope of motion control functionalities Harmonized package of controller and servo drive system for … Read the full press release

Telekom Street Gigs Shows Most Successful Livestream of A Concert

1.5 million fans experience Depeche Mode’s Telekom Street Gig on livestream More than 100,000 Fans watch the concert in 360° Hashtag #streetgigs in Twitter’s worldwide top 3 trends Video of the complete concert and further information can be found here: … Read the full press release

Joint Venture Company for the Development and Provision of European Electronic Toll Service Has Started

The joint venture company for Europe-wide toll settlements using only one box has started FRANKFURT, 19-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — T-Systems International GmbH, Daimler AG and DKV EURO SERVICE GmbH + Co. KG have founded their joint venture company for the development … Read the full press release

Drones Help Scientists Study Guatemalan Volcanoes

CAMBRIDGE, 19-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — A team of volcanologists and engineers from the Universities of Cambridge and Bristol has collected measurements from directly within volcanic clouds, together with visual and thermal images of inaccessible volcano peaks. During a ten-day research trip, … Read the full press release

Lab-Grown Miniature Womb Lining Provides New Insights into Early Pregnancy and Menstrual Cycle

Scientists at the University of Cambridge have succeeded in growing miniature functional models of the lining of the womb (uterus) in culture. These organoids, as they are known, could provide new insights into the early stages of pregnancy and conditions … Read the full press release

Volkswagen and Young Startups Cooperate in the Volkswagen Group IT Ideation Hub

Visit to the Group IT Ideation Hub Tracking ideas on new mobility, Industry 4.0 and the work of the future WOLFSBURG, 18-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Is this a good idea? Does it have prospects of being implemented in practice? These are … Read the full press release

New Research shows Honest Behavior Can be Influenced by Brain Stimulation

Researchers at the University of Zurich have identified the brain mechanism that governs decisions between honesty and self-interest. Using non-invasive brain stimulation, they could even increase honest behavior. ZURICH, 18-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Honesty plays a key role in social … Read the full press release

Nokia’s Next-Generation Fiber Solution Successfully Tested by nbn Australia

Trial demonstrates capability of next-generation fiber technology to flexibly meet high-capacity ultra-broadband demand, positions nbn for future network evolution New PON technologies can help nbn pave the way for enhanced consumer and business service offerings Nokia’s universal next-generation PON solution … Read the full press release

Collaboration Between Nokia and University of Technology Sydney to Focus on Digital Transformation in Australia

Broad collaboration will focus on advanced engineering projects to help operators and enterprises unlock potential of IoT Nokia to work with UTS: Rapido connecting industries with high-end research tied to real-world challenges Nokia to provide IP routing, optical, fixed, 4G … Read the full press release

Nottingham Doctoral Student’s Thesis on Electric Aircraft Wins Best Clean Sky Award

NOTTINGHAM, 18-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Dr Fei Gao, who just completed his doctorate at The University of Nottingham, has won the Best Clean Sky PhD Award for his thesis in applied sciences and engineering for aeronautics. Dr Gao’s thesis is … Read the full press release

Relieve the Stress from Asthma Management with New MyAsthma App

NOTTINGHAM, 18-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — A new and unique smartphone app to help people with asthma manage their condition has been developed by lung experts at the Nottingham Respiratory Research Unit and the pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline (GSK). The MyAsthma app has been launched … Read the full press release

New High School Focusing on Digital Literacy to Come to Manchester

MANCHESTER, 17-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — A new high school focussed on digital literacy in Manchester has been approved by the government and is set to tackle the growing skills gap in the region.  The new school, which caters for 11-16 year … Read the full press release

Kuehne + Nagel to offer Global Logistics Services under MoU with Alibaba.com

Shanghai, CHINA, 17-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Kuehne + Nagel today announced a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Alibaba.com, the B2B business arm of Alibaba Group, to offer global logistics services to customers of the Chinese e-commerce leader’s B2B business unit. Under … Read the full press release