Daily Archives: 17, April 2024

Eviden and CEA Unveil Next-Gen EXA1 HE Supercomputer for Military Simulation

(IN BRIEF) Eviden, an Atos business specializing in advanced computing, and CEA have jointly announced the delivery of the EXA1 HE (High Efficiency) supercomputer, marking a significant milestone in the EXA1 program. The system, based on Eviden’s BullSequana XH3000 technology, … Read the full press release

Tech Titans Unite: Paving Europe’s Digital Future

(IN BRIEF) Ericsson, alongside industry giants Nokia, IBM, Intel, and Vodafone, issues a rallying call to European policymakers, urging urgent action to ensure the region’s competitiveness in the digital economy. Ahead of the D9+ group meeting in Dublin, the companies … Read the full press release

EY Launches Blockchain Solution to Revolutionize Contract Management

(IN BRIEF) EY unveils EY OpsChain Contract Manager (OCM), a groundbreaking blockchain-enabled solution designed to streamline contract management for enterprises. By leveraging public blockchain technology and zero-knowledge proofs (ZKPs), EY OCM facilitates the execution of complex business agreements, ensuring confidentiality, … Read the full press release

Taylor Swift Fans Warned of Rising Ticket Scams Ahead of UK Tour

(IN BRIEF) As excitement mounts for Taylor Swift’s long-awaited UK tour, fans have fallen prey to a surge in concert ticket scams, with fraudsters exploiting social media platforms to target eager concert-goers. Analysis by Lloyds Bank reveals a concerning trend, … Read the full press release

Siemens Launches Groundbreaking Technology Center at Garching Research Campus

(IN BRIEF) Siemens inaugurates the first building complex of the Siemens Technology Center (STC) at Garching Research Campus, marking a significant milestone in Germany’s technological advancement. The STC, situated alongside prestigious institutions like the Technical University of Munich (TUM), the … Read the full press release

Leading Tech Giants Advocate for EU Digital Competitiveness

(IN BRIEF) In a joint statement, Ericsson, IBM, Intel, Nokia, and Vodafone urged policymakers to prioritize Europe’s digital competitiveness, emphasizing the need for a true Digital Single Market, investment in advanced connectivity, and tailored regulatory frameworks. The companies highlighted five … Read the full press release

BASF Unveils Comprehensive Material Portfolio for Next-Generation Electric Motors

(IN BRIEF) BASF, a global leader in materials and chemicals, presents a co-creation partnership for automotive industry players at Chinaplas 2024, Shanghai. The initiative offers an extensive portfolio of engineering plastics combined with design, simulation, application development, and parts testing … Read the full press release

Unilever Unveils Wonder Wash: A Breakthrough 15-Minute Laundry Detergent

(IN BRIEF) Unilever introduces Wonder Wash, a groundbreaking laundry detergent under its Dirt Is Good brand, designed to excel even in short 15-minute cycles. Leveraging robotics and AI, Unilever has developed a science-backed solution to address evolving laundry needs, catering … Read the full press release

Sanofi’s Frexalimab Shows Promise in Phase 2 for Treating Multiple Sclerosis

(IN BRIEF) Sanofi’s experimental CD40L antibody, frexalimab, demonstrates encouraging results in a 48-week phase 2 study for relapsing multiple sclerosis (MS). Presented at the American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting, the data reveals sustained reduction in disease activity and favorable … Read the full press release

Ahold Delhaize Establishes NextCo Advisory Board to Represent Next Generation Voices

(IN BRIEF) Ahold Delhaize, a global retail giant, introduces NextCo, an advisory board to the Executive Committee (ExCo), aiming to incorporate the perspectives of the next generation into strategic decision-making processes. Comprised of six Millennial leaders from key countries where … Read the full press release

Mercedes-Benz eActros 600 Enters Customer Testing with Contargo and Remondis

(IN BRIEF) Mercedes-Benz launches the customer testing phase for its battery-electric eActros 600, with Contargo and Remondis as the pioneering partners. The e-trucks, set to revolutionize long-distance haulage, will be utilized by Contargo for container transport between Wörth am Rhein … Read the full press release

Evotec Appoints Aurélie Dalbiez as Chief People Officer to Drive Organizational Excellence

(IN BRIEF) Evotec SE announces the appointment of Aurélie Dalbiez as their new Chief People Officer (CPO), effective June 15, 2024. Joining the Management Board, Aurélie brings over 25 years of international Human Resources leadership experience, previously serving as the … Read the full press release

Fortum Commits to Clean Energy Future with Malta Hydropower Plant Modernization

(IN BRIEF) Fortum embarks on a EUR 20 million investment to modernize the historic Malta hydropower plant in Uvån, Sweden, dating back to 1914. This extensive modernization aims to enhance the plant’s efficiency, extend its lifespan, and increase annual production … Read the full press release

Metsä Group and ANDRITZ Collaborate on Revolutionary Kuura Fiber Production

(IN BRIEF) Metsä Group partners with ANDRITZ to conduct a pre-study for a groundbreaking commercial mill dedicated to producing Kuura textile fiber, a sustainable product derived from Finnish wood. This collaboration aims to develop innovative pulp pre-treatment methods, integrate textile … Read the full press release

MYTILINEOS and Powerledger Revolutionize Energy Transparency in Greece

(IN BRIEF) MYTILINEOS Energy & Metals, in collaboration with Protergia and Powerledger, introduces groundbreaking energy provenance tracking and tracing features in Greece. This innovative partnership empowers consumers to track their energy sources in near real-time, visualize their carbon footprint, and … Read the full press release

Long-Term Study Shows Sustained Efficacy of Kesimpta in Treating Relapsing Multiple Sclerosis

(IN BRIEF) Novartis revealed promising data from the ALITHIOS open-label extension study, highlighting the enduring effectiveness of Kesimpta® (ofatumumab) in treating relapsing multiple sclerosis (RMS) over a span of up to six years. The study, presented at the American Academy … Read the full press release

Unveiling Milan’s Medieval Legacy: Ancient Walls Rediscovered in De Amicis Station

(IN BRIEF) In a fascinating blend of modern infrastructure and historical preservation, Milan’s upcoming De Amicis station on the M4 line has unveiled a hidden treasure: sections of the ancient city walls of the Naviglio. Constructed by Webuild, the station’s … Read the full press release

Siemens Unveils Next-Generation Simatic S7-1200 G2 Controllers at Hannover Messe 2024

(IN BRIEF) Siemens announces the forthcoming release of the Simatic S7-1200 G2 controllers, set to debut in winter 2024, marking the first new generation of controllers in a decade. Promising enhanced motion control, flexible machine safety features, increased performance, and … Read the full press release

Kering and Festival de Cannes Honor Donna Langley with 2024 Women In Motion Award

(IN BRIEF) Kering and the Festival de Cannes are set to bestow the prestigious 2024 Women In Motion Award upon Dame Donna Langley, Chairman of NBCUniversal Studio Group and Chief Content Officer, during an official dinner in Cannes. Langley’s illustrious … Read the full press release