Daily Archives: 2, November 2012

Commission to defend access to open Internet and freedom of speech at global Internet Governance Forum conference in Azerbaijan

Brussels, 2-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Commission will use the opportunity of the annual global conference of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in Baku (5-9 November) to defend the open Internet and promote the Internet as a frontline in efforts to … Read the full press release

Orange Business Services hits a six with Cricket Australia

Flexible Computing Premium, a cloud computing solution, transforms IT infrastructure Paris and Sydney, 2-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Orange Business Services has won a contract with Cricket Australia to deploy its cloud computing solution Flexible Computing Premium and transform its IT infrastructure into … Read the full press release

In the slipstream of the DTM winners: BMW M Performance at the Essen Motor Show 2012.

BMW M3 DTM, BMW 335i retrofitted with BMW M Performance Parts (10/2012)

Munich/Essen, 2-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Just a few weeks after the triple triumph at the German Touring Car Masters (DTM), the BMW appearance at the Essen Motor Show 2012 is inspired by the brand’s sensationally successful comeback season. The current BMW … Read the full press release

Daimler Gastgeber eines breit angelegten Zukunftsdialogs über Arbeitszeit- und Personalflexibiliät

Vertreter aus Industrie, Politik, Arbeitnehmer-Vertretung und Wissenschaft diskutieren im Mercedes-Benz Museum über die Zukunft des Wettbewerbsfaktors Personalflexibilität in Deutschland Ergebnisse einer von Daimler beauftragten wissenschaftlichen Studie des Fraunhofer IAO und der Zeppelin Universität zur Steuerung der Personalkapazität vorgestellt Wilfried Porth, … Read the full press release

Sepang Aircraft Engineering chooses Airbus Managed Inventory

Airbus’ tailor-made solution will automate inventory management Leading to improved base maintenance services for lead customer Air Asia and other Airbus operators Blagnac, 2-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Sepang Aircraft Engineering (SAE) has signed a contract with Airbus for the implementation of the … Read the full press release

SELEX Galileo wins contract to supply Janus Naval electro-optic turrets to the Armed Forces of Malta

Campi Bisenzio, Florence, 2-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — SELEX Galileo, a Finmeccanica company, has been awarded a contract by the Maltese Armed Forces to deliver two Janus Naval (Janus-N) electro-optic observation and fire control panoramic sights. The sights will be installed on patrol … Read the full press release

Profits of the Red Eléctrica Group reached €338 million in the first nine months of 2012

Profits of the Red Eléctrica Group reached €338 million in the first nine months of 2012

Investment in the transmission grid reaches 418 million 2-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The Red Eléctrica Group recorded a profit of €338 million in the first nine months of 2012, representing a growth of 1.5% compared with the same period last year. … Read the full press release

Risk factors predict childhood obesity, researchers find

2-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — High birth weight, rapid weight gain and having an overweight mother who smokes can all increase the risk of a baby becoming obese later in childhood, research by experts at The University of Nottingham has found. The … Read the full press release

Statut de la Fondation européenne: une proposition concrète pour la cohésion sociale et le dynamisme économique de l’Europe

2-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Conférence sur la proposition de statut de la fondation européenne/Brussels Mesdames et Messieurs, Permettez-moi tout d’abord de remercier l’Académie du droit européen, son directeur, Monsieur Wolfgang HEUSEL et son directeur-adjoint, John COUGHLAN, pour l’organisation de cette conférence … Read the full press release

BP Cancels Plans for US Cellulosic Ethanol Plant

2-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — BP announced today it is cancelling plans to build a commercial-scale cellulosic ethanol plant in Highlands County, Florida and refocusing its US biofuels strategy on research and development as well as licensing its industry–leading biofuels technology.“Given the … Read the full press release

Statement by the President of the Eurogroup, Jean-Claude Juncker, following the Eurogroup conference call of today

2-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The Eurogroup took note of the progress made towards a full staff level agreement between Greece and the Troika on updated programme conditionality, including ambitious and wide-ranging measures in the areas of fiscal consolidation, structural reforms, privatisation … Read the full press release

CASSIDIAN develops new Engineering Support System for Eurofighter

(c) Cassidian

Cassidian’s Engineering Support System improves operational capability of the German Eurofighter fleet. German Air Force to receive Engineering Support System in 2014. 2-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Cassidian is developing a new Engineering Support System (ESS) for German Air Force Eurofighter. The … Read the full press release

Ending of covered bond purchase programme 2 (CBPP2)

1-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Today, the CBPP2 ends as scheduled. On 6 October 2011, the Governing Council of the European Central Bank (ECB) had decided on the CBPP2, the technical modalities of which were published on 3 November 2011. The purchases of covered … Read the full press release

Orange and Cityvox are making restaurant entrances interactive, thanks to NFC tags

From today, 1553 restaurants in 133 towns in France will enjoy interactive “2012 Cityvox Selection” tags by their entrances, thanks to the partnership between Orange and Cityvox. Paris, 1-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — This innovative technological partnership, based on the Orange Business Services … Read the full press release

Press statement by Commissioner Štefan Füle following the meeting with Bulgarian Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikolay Mladenov in Sofia

Sofia, 1-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — I had a very frank and constructive discussion with the Foreign Minister and earlier I had good meetings with the President, Prime Minister, and members of the Parliament. The European Union is still facing consequences of … Read the full press release

Novartis to start construction of new biotechnology facility in Singapore with an investment of over USD 500 million

Investment supports growing pipeline of biologics portfolio representing 25% of current clinical pharmaceutical research pipeline Singapore will operate as a technological competence center for biotechnology and pharmaceutical production Construction of new production facility to start in early 2013 and expected … Read the full press release