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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

EBU Sport to extend the worldwide reach of winter sports through recent trials in China

EBU Sport has been continuing its work to extend the worldwide reach of winter sports through recent trials with Chinese national broadcaster CCTV and two leading digital sports outlets. GENEVA, 15-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — These trials explored the appetite for … Read the full press release

Kudelski Group’s Conax to secure Nordic DTH operator Canal Digital’s new Android TV-based entertainment service OnePlace

Conax and Canal Digital strengthen long-term partnership with “OnePlace”, a secure 4K/UHD, Android TV based service and first solution of its kind in Norway Launch also marks first Conax delivery of easy-to-integrate Conax Lynx separation technology to protect high-value content … Read the full press release

Pure&Crafted Festival takes a creative break in 2018 with the support of BMW Motorrad

After three successful and sold-out Berlin summer weekends, the Pure&Crafted Festival is taking a creative break in 2018. With the support of BMW Motorrad, the Pure&Crafted family is pursuing new international paths instead to seek out fresh inspiration, track down … Read the full press release

50 Years of AMG exhibition at the Mercedes-Benz Museums on the Long Night of the Museums on 17 March 2018

Performers, poetry slam and the special exhibition “50 Years of AMG”: These are some of the highlights at the Mercedes-Benz Museums on the Long Night of the Museums on 17 March 2018. Plus there is the popular stargazing with Stuttgart’s Astronomical Association, … Read the full press release

Ubisoft to acquire video game development studio Blue Mammoth Games

PARIS, 05-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Today, Ubisoft announced the acquisition of the video game development studio Blue Mammoth Games. With the acquisition, Ubisoft adds Brawlhalla, currently the most played fighting game on Steam, to its portfolio and bolsters its online expertise. … Read the full press release

University of Leicester: British Science Week in Leicester, 9 to 18 March

British Science Week in Leicester from 9 March to 18 March offers galaxy of events for all the family LEICESTER, 01-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — For an out-of-this-world experience in Leicester – head over to the spectacular array of events being held … Read the full press release

Berliner Operngruppe and Bertelsmann: Berlin premiere of the original version of a rare Giuseppe Verdi opera: ‘Giovanna d’Arco’

Archivio Ricordi in Milan supports artistic exploration of the Italian musical genius’s lesser-known operas Gütersloh, Germany, 23-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Berlin can once again look forward to a local premiere of the original version of a rare Verdi opera. A … Read the full press release

Infront to develop sponsorship opportunities and digital strategies for the ITU World Triathlon Series and the new ITU World Triathlon Mixed Relay Series

New deal sees Infront take on responsibility for media and marketing rights, as well as for digital strategies Zug, Switzerland, 23-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The International Triathlon Union (ITU) has finalised a long-term partnership with leading sports marketing company Infront. Under the … Read the full press release

EE: 20,000 fans browsed affordable versions of A-list attire worn by stars on the red carpet at the EE British Academy Film Awards

Over 20,000 fans browsed affordable versions of the outfits worn by stars on the red carpet Glasgow, Manchester and London proved to be the regions most interested in replicating the stars’ styles EE invited guests to strike a pose for … Read the full press release

MTG to sell its 95% stake in Nova Broadcasting Group Jsc. in Bulgaria to PPF Group

STOCKHOLM, 21-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — MTG has signed an agreement to sell its 95% shareholding in Nova Broadcasting Group Jsc. (“Nova”) in Bulgaria to PPF Group, the investment company controlled by Petr Kellner. The transaction values 100% of the business at … Read the full press release

New experiment launches to build resistance to fake news among teenagers

A new experiment, launching today (20 Feb 2018) online, aims to help ‘inoculate’ against disinformation by providing a small dose of perspective from a “fake news tycoon”. A pilot study has shown some early success in building resistance to fake … Read the full press release

Finnish composer Kaija Saariaho recognized with the BBVA Foundation’s Frontiers of Knowledge Award

MADRID, 16-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Finnish composer Kaija Saariaho has been recognized with the BBVA Foundation’s Frontiers of Knowledge Award for “a contribution to contemporary music that is extraordinary in its individuality, breadth and scope,” as she has managed to seamlessly interweave the … Read the full press release

EBU Director General Noel Curran: Trust levels for public service media, particularly on TV and Radio, are increasing

Le Grand-Saconnex, Switzerland, 15-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — On March 4th, Swiss citizens will decide through a public vote whether to abolish the licence fee, previously collected through the company Billag (hence the initiative’s name “NoBillag”). The current Swiss media system is … Read the full press release

Musicians-centric digital copyright service launched, targeting creatives across Europe

SPEYER, Germany, 09-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Build by musicians and IT experts, Regstones.com, a new internet-based service, went live on February 9, helping musicians and creatives obtain qualified proof of their copyright and authorship. Regstones.com offers digital document sealing, using … Read the full press release

RCH Group to Showcase Innovative Selling Solutions at EuroCIS

TREVISO, Italy, 05-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Technology plays a crucial role in the modern world of retail, affecting all areas of the sales cycle from inventory management right through to pricing and customer experience. EuroCIS is the leading trade fair for … Read the full press release

Films announced for the Competition and Berlinale Special at The 68th Berlin International Film Festival

BERLIN, 24-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Another five films have been invited to take part in the Competition of the 68th Berlin International Film Festival. 23 of the 24 titles in the Competition have already been selected, 19 of the 24 films will be competing … Read the full press release

SIX provides the latest payment solution to enable a complete cashless Eurosonic Noorderslag 2018

SIX Payment Services, official partner of Eurosonic Noorderslag, has enabled the music festival to be cashless for the second consecutive year. ZURICH, 24-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Eurosonic Noorderslag (ESNS) is one of Europe’s key showcase events where fans and music industry … Read the full press release

UniCredit: Filarmonica della Scala will play seventeen international concerts in 2018

17 concerts in nine countries Independent orchestra dedicated to the symphonic repertoire MILAN, 23-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — In 2018, Filarmonica della Scala will play seventeen international concerts from January and September, on three tours led by Riccardo Chailly, Christoph Eschenbach, Daniel … Read the full press release