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Celebrities support Samaritans’ 24-hour fundraising push, The Big Listen

Samaritans launches The Big Listen to keep saving lives 24 hours a day Ewell, United Kingdom, 20-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Ruby Wax, David Walliams, Michelle Heaton, Sir Paul McCartney and Hussain Manawer are among the stars supporting Samaritans’ 24-hour fundraising push, The … Read the full press release

Deutsche Telekom to stream live electro festival Parookaville on the MagentaMusik 360 app

A festival featuring David Guetta and other internationally successful DJs Broadcasts in HD and 360° formats on the MagentaMusik 360 app and on EntertainTV BONN, 11-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Parookaville is Germany’s top festival for fans of electronic dance music. … Read the full press release

Siemens Arts Program awards Siemens Opera Contest France prize to Sarah Shine

MUNICH, 11-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The young soprano Sarah Shine is the winner of the Siemens Opera Contest France at the Opéra Garnier in Paris. Sarah Shine was born in 1993 in Ireland and completed her studies with Veronica Dunne at … Read the full press release

Digital copyright service offers free copyright certificates to musicians across the globe

A musicians-centric copyright service offers free copyright certificates to creative artists across the globe, celebrating the launch of its enhanced user experience SPEYER, Germany, 09-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Regstones.com, a digital copyright service built by musicians and IT experts, has … Read the full press release

iBwave Design Helps MTS Deliver Superior Fan Experience During the 2018 Soccer Games in Russia

iBwave Design helps one of the biggest Russian mobile operators – MTS deliver superior fan experience during the 2018 Soccer Games in Russia MONTREAL, Canada, 06-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — iBwave, the global standard for designing multi-technology in-building networks announced today … Read the full press release

Infront: The Viessmann Group sponsors the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 2019 in Seefeld (AUT) and 2021 in Oberstdorf (GER)

Long-standing partner of winter sports to continue to rely on the strong platform of the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships. Salzburg, Austria / Zug, Switzerland, 06-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Viessmann Group, one of the leading international manufacturers of energy … Read the full press release

Infront Turkey and Tivibu announce three-year broadcast rights agreement for The Tahincioğlu Basketball Super League (BSL)

ISTANBUL, 06-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Tahincioğlu Basketball Super League (BSL) will reach a broader audience than ever before after Infront Turkey and Turkish broadcaster Tivibu announced a three-year broadcast rights agreement on Thursday. The new partnership will see Tivibu … Read the full press release

Bentley integrates Bang & Olufsen BeoSonic interface in new Continental GT

Bang & Olufsen BeoSonic interface in new Continental GT is a pioneering automotive industry first System allows users to choose between four different audio ‘spaces’ New Continental GT available with 1,500 W, 16-speaker Bang & Olufsen sound system CREWE, 22-Jun-2018 … Read the full press release

SEAT becomes the first car manufacturer to integrate Shazam music-discovery app into its cars worldwide

SEAT becomes the world’s first brand to integrate Shazam into its cars The partnership allows SEAT customers to easily and safely identify their favourite songs at the touch of a button The music-discovery app seamlessly integrates into the SEAT DriveApp, … Read the full press release

Settlement of litigations between RCS & RDS S.A. and Antena Group entities

BUCHAREST, Romania, 18-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Company would like to inform its shareholders and the market that RCS & RDS S.A., the Romanian subsidiary of the Company (“RCS&RDS”), entered on 15 June 2018 into a settlement agreement with Antena TV … Read the full press release

University of Konstanz computer scientists create automated game analysis tool for football match broadcasts

KONSTANZ, Germany, 15-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Football on TV: A pass to the left, a gap in the defence, an open striker at the edge of the penalty area. Suddenly, the picture freezes. Lines and diagrams appear between the players. An … Read the full press release

Kinepolis strengthens partnership with Cinionic for the roll-out of Barco laser to new and existing theaters

Kortrijk, Belgium, 14-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Cinionic, the Barco cinema joint venture, will be the exclusive laser projection partner for Kinepolis, launching the replacement wave by outfitting hundreds of existing and new screens with Barco laser over the next three years … Read the full press release

University of Bristol: innovative makeover for one of Bristol’s best-loved characters to play a starring role in this summer’s Gromit Unleashed 2 charity trail

BRISTOL, 12-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Students at the University of Bristol have given one of Bristol’s best-loved characters an innovative makeover. They’ve created an eye-catching mechanical Gromit sculpture, featuring interactive clocks, which will play a starring role in this summer’s Gromit Unleashed … Read the full press release

Qoobo, a Pillow That Wags Its Tail to Your Touch, Is Coming to CEBIT

Yukai Engineering, a Tokyo robotics startup, to showcase its latest technology TOKYO, Japan, 11-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Yukai Engineering Inc., a Tokyo-based startup known for creating robots that bring joy to life, will demonstrate Qoobo, a robotic pillow with a … Read the full press release

University of Dundee launches new online course to help video games companies use the vast amount of data collected from users

DUNDEE, Scotland, 11-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The University of Dundee has launched a new online course to help video games companies use the vast amount of data collected from users to enhance the gaming experience and increase profits. Most of the … Read the full press release

NIKITA ONLINE veröffentlicht ein neues Spiel: «Panic Room 2: Versteckspiel»!

MOSKAU, 31-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — NIKITA ONLINE, ein bekannter russischer Herausgeber und Spielentwickler, veröffentlicht ein neues eigengemachtes Spiel «Panic Room 2: Versteckspiel » — ein Spin-off von dem legendären «Panic Room: das Geheimnis des Puppenspielers». «Panic Room 2: Versteckspiel» ist ein … Read the full press release

NIKITA ONLINE lance un nouveau jeu «Panic Room 2: Jeu de cache-cache»!

MOSCOU, 31-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — NIKITA ONLINE, un célèbre éditeur et développeur russe des jeux vidéos, annonce un nouveau jeu «Panic Room 2: Jeu de cache-cache» — le spin off du légendaire «Panic Room: Maison des Secrets». «Panic Room 2: Jeu … Read the full press release

NIKITA ONLINE launches a new game, “Panic Room 2: Hide and Seek!”

MOSCOW, 31-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — NIKITA ONLINE, a well-known Russian developer and publisher, released «Panic Room 2: Hide and Seek» — a spin-off from the legendary «Panic Room: House of Secrets». «Panic Room 2: Hide and Seek» is a new game … Read the full press release

Nagarro sets up technical center in Malta to focus on growing iGaming clientele

Expanded Malta presence makes Nagarro the ideal strategic partner for iGaming and fintech companies. Malta’s near-shore location will also help in providing superior support and data protection to European customers MALTA, 31-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Nagarro, a leading provider of high-end … Read the full press release

University of Leicester: Joe Orton tribute wins ‘Best Wildcard’ award at the 2018 Saboteur Awards

A night of accolades for Leicester’s indie arts scene at this year’s Saboteur Awards LEICESTER, 23-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — It was a night of recognition for the arts in Leicester at the 2018 Saboteur Awards. The Saboteur Awards, which are … Read the full press release

Lagardère group: Laurent Guimier appointed as Deputy Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Europe 1

PARIS, 18-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Arnaud Lagardère, General and Managing Partner of Lagardère SCA, has appointed Laurent Guimier as Deputy Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Europe 1. Laurent Guimier replaces Frédéric Schlesinger and will take up his new position with … Read the full press release

Vectorworks continues its support to Stagecraft Institute of Las Vegas with donations and teaching workshops on cutting-edge entertainment technology

Vectorworks continues partnership with donations and will teach two classes in Las Vegas Columbia, Md. USA, 18-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — For the fourth consecutive year, global design and BIM software solutions provider Vectorworks, Inc.will continue its partnership with the Stagecraft Institute of … Read the full press release

Digi Communications NV Announces the Exercise of stock options in accordance with the stock option plan approved at the level of the Company in 2017 for its Executive Directors

BUCHAREST, Romania, 17-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Company (Digi Communications NV) would like to inform the market and its investors that on 15 May 2018 Mr. Serghei Bulgac, Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of the Company and Mr. Valentin … Read the full press release

Vor Beyoncés Blockbuster-Tournee durch Deutschland im Juli 2018 erscheint die lang erwartete Beyoncé und Destiny’s Child Dokumentation, die bei Amazon Direct in Deutschland erhältlich is

Das Warten auf fromme Mitglieder des BEYHIVE, die die Wahrheit hinter der Geburt einer Legende wissen wollen, ist vorbei. Vor Beyoncé, vor Destiny’s Child, war Girls Tyme, angeführt von Queen Bey, neben den Bandkollegen Kelly Rowland und LaTavia Roberson und … Read the full press release

Infront: iLOQ and the Champions Hockey League announce new partnership

New agreement with Pan European ice hockey competition has digital activation at heart ZUG, Switzerland, 16-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — iLOQ, the rapidly growing leader in digital access management, and the Champions Hockey League (CHL) have announced a new four-year partnership to help … Read the full press release

The safe social network app for children LEGO® Life named Webby Winner in the Mobile Sites and Apps: Family and Kids category

BILLUND, 03-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The safe social network app for children developed by the LEGO Group has been named winner of one of the leading international awards honouring excellence on the internet. LEGO® Life, the safe social network for children … Read the full press release

Kudelski Group’s NAGRA will bring alternative content and live event cinema to the CBG-NATO membership

Premier entertainment technology and security solution provider, NAGRA, is working closely with movie theatre owners and the cinema buying Group-NATO to transform movie theatres into entertainment centers via myCinema Phoenix, AZ / Washington, D.C., USA, 01-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ —  NAGRA, … Read the full press release

Jean-Clément Soret of Technicolor London won a BAFTA Television Craft Award in the Special, Visual & Graphic Effects category

Issy-les-Moulineaux, France, 25-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The win comes in the Special, Visual & Graphic Effects category for grading the season four episode ‘Metalhead’ of the acclaimed Netflix anthology series. In winning the award, Soret says Black Mirror team recognizes the greater impact … Read the full press release

Sky to sell its 20% stake in Sky Betting & Gaming to Canadian company The Stars Group Inc.

Isleworth, United Kingdom, 23-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Sky has agreed to sell its 20% stake in the online betting and gaming business, Sky Betting & Gaming (“SBG”) to The Stars Group Inc. (“The Stars Group”), a Canadian company listed on both … Read the full press release

Kevin Bacon and Rio Ferdinand to announce the arrival of the Samsung Galaxy S9 on EE

Kevin Bacon and Rio Ferdinand resume their roles as EE sports pundits to announce the arrival of the Samsung Galaxy S9 on EE with inclusive access to the BT Sport app The ad sees Rio putting the smartphone through its … Read the full press release