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Internet & Online Press Releases & News distributed via EuropaWire

Alprockz Announced a Presale Round to Create a Stable Cryptocurrency Backed by the Swiss Franc

ZUG, Switzerland, 18-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Swiss company Alprockz AG announced the start of a round to raise funds for building a financial platform which is orchestrated towards the issuance of its own stable cryptocurrency, ROCKZ (RKZ). The platform will be … Read the full press release

coMakeIT appoints Durga Prakash Kone as Head of Global Sales

coMakeIT, a niche provider of product engineering, application modernization, and digital transformation services announced the appointment of a new Head of Global Sales BAARN, Netherlands, 17-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — coMakeIT strengthened its executive management team through the addition of Durga … Read the full press release

Deutsche Telekom rolls out fiber-optic Internet for 153,000 households in 153 municipalities across Germany

153 municipalities all over Germany benefiting from the fiber-optic rollout Bandwidths of up to 100 Mbit/s Book more speed from Deutsche Telekom BONN, 17-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Almost 153,000 households in 153 municipalities can now surf faster on the Internet. With … Read the full press release

Capgemini’s World Quality Report 2018: customer experience is the top priority for quality assurance activities for the very first time

Capgemini’s World Quality Report 2018 shows that customer experience is the top priority for quality assurance activities for the very first time, with automation and AI set to accelerate in the coming years PARIS, 17-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ —Capgemini and Sogeti today released the … Read the full press release

SGS to use its Inspire service to provide ClipperData’s clients with early warnings of regulatory modifications for fuel quality

GENEVA, 17-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — SGS is pleased to announce that we will be collaborating with ClipperData, a provider of data sets, analysis and commentary on maritime commodity flows, to provide news alerts on fuel specification changes worldwide. We will be … Read the full press release

Torsten Jeworrek of Munich Re: Cyber risks are one of the biggest threats to the networked economy

Cyber risks are one of the biggest threats to the digital and networked economy The most important thing for companies is to ensure they have the best possible technical prevention Munich Re is developing insurance products and services that offer … Read the full press release

19,000 enterprises to benefit from Deutsche Telekom’s fiber-optic build-out in German business parks

Deutsche Telekom continues nationwide roll-out of fiber-optic lines in business parks 19,000 enterprises in 103 business parks in 61 municipalities to benefit Bandwidth up to 1 GBit/s – pre-marketing phase starts – build-out in 2019 BONN, 14-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — A … Read the full press release

UK Research & Innovation experts part of new search tool launched by Google

Experts from UK Research & Innovation have contributed to a new search tool launched today by Google that aims to help scientists, policymakers and other user groups more easily find the data required for their work and their stories, or … Read the full press release

Cloud technology brand UKFast to donate 5000 volunteering hours to the local community

MANCHESTER, 12-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The tech firm’s volunteering programme sees the UKFast team offered at least one day per year to volunteer for causes in the local community, led by UKFast’s new director of CSR Russell Feingold. Feingold said: “Having … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce and Japanese shipping company Mitsui O.S.K. Lines carried successful navigational safety test aboard a 165m passenger ferry

LONDON, 11-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The capacity for Intelligent Awareness and machine learning technologies to significantly improve navigational safety has been verified by Rolls-Royce and Japanese shipping company Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL), following the success of a pilot project … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce Power Systems to double its digital solutions team by the end of 2018

New: Customer Care Center, digital tools and Value Care Agreements  Navigazione Laghi relies on digital customer support from MTU LONDON, 11-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce Power Systems is strengthening its activities to expand the digital services for the customers. Therefore the … Read the full press release

SiTime Corporation and Bosch to accelerate innovation in micro-electro-mechanical systems (MEMS) timing

A billion MEMS timing solutions from SiTime enable synchronization and connectivity of electronic devices Since 2009, Bosch has supplied MEMS wafers and implemented new process technologies that have helped enhance SiTime’s timing solutions SiTime and Bosch are strengthening their process … Read the full press release

Vodafone and Telecom Argentina announce new Partner Market agreement for Argentina

LONDON, 07-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Vodafone and Telecom Argentina today jointly announced a new Partner Market agreement for Argentina. Under the non-equity agreement Vodafone provides strategic advice to Telecom Argentina and shares global best practice in a range of areas including … Read the full press release

Deutsche Telekom increases internet connection speeds to up to 250 Mbit/s for 3,315,000 lines

Deutsche Telekom ups internet speeds in thousands of cities and communities Network modernization boosts broadband Check the speed of your own line at telekom.de/schneller BONN, 07-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Telekom is building faster internet connections for millions of customers. Over the last … Read the full press release

Deutsche Telekom’s corporate customers arm T-Systems expands its Biere data center to 150 petabytes of storage volume

Investment in growth area of cloud computing 150 petabytes of storage volume at Biere data hub Germany’s position as IT powerhouse reinforced BONN, 07-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — T-Systems, Deutsche Telekom’s corporate customers arm, continues to expand Germany as a cloud host. Dr. Thomas Kremer, Member of … Read the full press release

Cloud-based advanced analytics solution co-developed with BHGE will be installed on BP’s upstream assets around the world

Advanced analytics solution, developed with BHGE, will be installed on BP’s upstream assets around the world HOUSTON, TX, USA, 07-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — BP announced today that it has successfully deployed Plant Operations Advisor (POA), a cloud-based advanced analytics solution developed … Read the full press release

Volkswagen selects six new international start-ups to join “Future Mobility Incubator” program at the Gläserne Manufaktur

Experts in ride-pooling for kids, pay per app at filling stations, recording of vehicle histories, innovative route planning, early booking of charging stations, and detection of potholes in the road were selected Start of the third startup class in Dresden … Read the full press release

STMicroelectronics and TomTom unveil package of development tools in the STM32 Open Development Environment that connect directly to TomTom Maps APIs or location, tracking, and mapping data services

Hardware and software package includes development boards and positioning technology from ST along with dedicated software to connect to TomTom online services Hardware and software will be available on ST.com by October 2018 San Francisco, CA, USA, 06-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

TomTom’s real-time Traffic data to be integrated into rideOS’ routing platform for self-driving vehicles

San Francisco, CA, USA, 06-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — TomTom (TOM2) today announced that its real-time and historical Traffic data, Speed Profiles, and map elements will be integrated into rideOS’ innovative routing platform for self-driving vehicles to improve predictive analytics. rideOS has developed … Read the full press release

Zenly selects TomTom as a provider of reverse geocoding and routing data

San Francisco, CA, USA, 06-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — TomTom (TOM2) today announced that its Routing APIs and the reverse geocoding part of its Search APIs have been chosen by Zenly, the social map app with leading real-time location technology, to make … Read the full press release

TomTom to offer free maps and traffic tiles on its Mobile Software Developer Kit

San Francisco, CA, USA, 06-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — In an onstage presentation at TechCrunch Disrupt SF, one of the world’s leading conferences for tech start-ups, TomTom (TOM2) announced that it will offer free maps and traffic tiles on its Mobile Software Developer … Read the full press release

Paperspace expands its presence to Europe through Interxion’s Amsterdam data centre campus

Expansion enables growing U.S. startup to meet increasing demand from Europe AMSTERDAM, 06-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — INTERXION HOLDING NV (NYSE: INXN), a leading provider of carrier and cloud-neutral colocation data centre services in Europe, today announced that Paperspace, a company that provides … Read the full press release

80% Satisfaction Rate in Europe for Customer Data Platform Early Adopters

AMSTERDAM, 06-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — European companies that have deployed Customer Data Platforms are highly satisfied with their systems, according to a study released today by the CDP Institute Europe (CDPIE). The survey found that the CDP was delivering “significant … Read the full press release

Inmarsat launches Fleet Data IoT service for the maritime industry

Fleet Data fully utilises Voyage Data Recorder ship to shore connectivity infrastructure with dedicated bandwidth to offer a clear pathway to maritime digitalisation   LONDON, 05-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Inmarsat today unveils Fleet Data, a new Internet of Things (IoT) … Read the full press release

Tokio Marine appoints Daljitt Barn to the newly-created post of global head of cyber risk

LONDON, 05-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading international insurance group Tokio Marine Holdings (TMH) has appointed Daljitt Barn to the newly-created post of global head of cyber risk. Barn – who will be based in London – joins from Munich Re … Read the full press release

StormGeo becomes a one-stop-shop for digital navigation and planning for the modern maritime industry with the acquisition of Nautisk

STOCKHOLM, 05-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The quote “A little rain never hurt anybody” is not a wise recommendation. At least not if you ask EQT portfolio company StormGeo – the leading provider of weather intelligence and decision support for companies operating … Read the full press release

Audio recordings of the traditions of crofters, farm workers and fishermen, in English and Gaelic put online by the University of Glasgow

Tasglann èisteachd Gàidhlig/Beurla Oilthigh Ghlaschu ri fhaotainn saor ’s an-asgaidh GLASGOW, 31-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Their songs and stories speak of a different time. Living memories passed down from parent to child over generations. Now audio recordings of the traditions of … Read the full press release

Accenture acquires smart embedded software company Pillar Technology headquartered in Columbus, Ohio

COLUMBUS, OH, USA, 30-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has completed the acquisition of smart embedded software company Pillar Technology, significantly expanding its Industry X.0 practice in North America. Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, Pillar Technology has a team of 320 people … Read the full press release

Trinity College Dublin to launch a new, free, online course “From Diagnosis to Survivorship: An introduction to Radiation Oncology”

DUBLIN, 30-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Trinity is launching a new, free, online course: “From Diagnosis to Survivorship: An introduction to Radiation Oncology,” from the discipline of Radiation Therapy. Starting on the 3rd of September 2018, this new free online course … Read the full press release

Roland Berger’s European Retail Banking Survey: Digitalization and new business models have created a growing gap between product creation and product sales in the banking sector

MUNICH, 30-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Digitalization and new business models have created a growing gap between product creation and product sales in the banking sector. Digital platforms are already giving incumbent banks’ competitors access to the majority of their customer base … Read the full press release