Daily Archives: 26, October 2016

Interoute to formally join the Cloud Industry Forum (CIF)

Award winning Cloud Service Provider supports CIF’s commitment to transparency and openness in the cloud marketplace LONDON, 26-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Interoute, the global networked cloud pioneer and winner of the Best Cloud Service Provider Award at the 2016 UK Cloud … Read the full press release

Nationwide Building Society to engage external experts to support the Board IT Committee

The experts bring additional weight and knowledge as part of the Society’s continued commitment to digital Innovation, Mobile Channel, Payments, Data and Security innovation The Board IT Committee is accountable for technology architecture and transformation, innovation, cyber security and IT … Read the full press release

Nationwide to launch SignVideo Live to allow British Sign Language (BSL) users take full advantage of its services

Nationwide to team up with SignVideo to enable deaf and hard of hearing customers to access services Customers will be able to access sign language interpreters online to manage their finances Nationwide is the first building society to offer this … Read the full press release

Oxford and Stanford: new perovskite tandem solar cells could outperform conventional cells made of silicon

OXFORD, 26-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Researchers from Oxford and Stanford universities have created all-perovskite tandem solar cells that convert sunlight to electricity at efficiencies above 20%, with the potential to go much higher. These solar cells could rival and even outperform conventional … Read the full press release

Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven in Iraq for fight against Daesh discussions

STOCKHOLM, 26-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (24 October 2016), Prime Minister Stefan Löfven is visiting Iraq. The Prime Minister will discuss developments in the country, particularly the fight against Daesh and the offensive against Mosul, as well as Swedish-Iraqi cooperation, which … Read the full press release

Sweden opens Embassy in Tunisia

STOCKHOLM, 26-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Minister for Foreign Affairs Margot Wallström will visit Tunisia on 25–26 October for the official inauguration of Sweden’s Embassy in Tunisia. During her visit Ms Wallström will meet with President Beji Caid Essebsi, Minister of Foreign … Read the full press release

Guy Henriques to become Country Head for the UK business of Schroders

LONDON, 26-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Schroders is today announcing the appointment of Guy Henriques as Country Head for the UK business, reporting to John Troiano, Global Head of Distribution. Guy will return from Japan, this month, where he has held the … Read the full press release

Kapsch: Streetline recognized by Frost & Sullivan with its Global Product Line Strategy Leadership Award for Smart Parking Technology

San Mateo, CA, 26-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Streetline, which creates smart parking data and mobile apps to guide motorists to open parking spaces and empower cities to optimize parking utilization, has been recognized by Frost & Sullivan with its Global Product … Read the full press release

Covestro Q3-2016: EBITDA rose by 21.9%; Net income increased by 61.9%

Core volumes up 9.1% year-on-year / Adjusted EBITDA rose by 21.9% to EUR 574 million / Net income increased by 61.9% to EUR 259 million / Free Operating Cash Flow more than doubled / Forecast for full-year 2016 again raised … Read the full press release

GTT to equip two new LNG carriers for Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME)

PARIS, 26-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — GTT has received an order from Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) to equip two new LNG carriers. The vessels will be built at DSME’s shipyard in Geoje, Korea, on behalf of Maran Gas Maritime, a … Read the full press release