Category Archives: Internet & Online

Internet & Online Press Releases & News distributed via EuropaWire

Trond Westlie to succeed Andrew Davies as VEON Group CFO

AMSTERDAM, 15-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — VEON Ltd. (NASDAQ: VEON, Euronext Amsterdam: VEON), a leading global provider of connectivity and internet services headquartered in Amsterdam and serving more than 235 million customers, announces that Trond Westlie will join VEON as Group Chief … Read the full press release

New official exchange rate in Uzbekistan will impact reported results for the VEON group

AMSTERDAM, 15-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — VEON Ltd. (VEON) (NASDAQ: VEON, Euronext Amsterdam: VEON), a leading global provider of connectivity and internet services headquartered in Amsterdam and serving over 235 million customers, notes the recent announcements from the government of Uzbekistan, liberalizing … Read the full press release

Starhome Mach: roaming data usage across the EU increased by over 450% YoY in the peak travel weeks

EU operators now need to adjust wholesale and retail models, and closely manage network capacity ZURICH, 14-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — In the 10 weeks since the regulation went into effect, roaming data usage across the EU Roam-like-at-Home region increased by over … Read the full press release

EE expand UK-wide 4G+ leadership

EE converting airwaves from 2G to superfast 4G 600 EE sites being upgraded to support next generation ‘CAT 12’ smartphones set to hit the UK market in 2017 EE expanding UK-wide 4G+ leadership with more than 1,000 sites supporting ‘Cat 9’ … Read the full press release

Transport for London research: depersonalised WiFi connection data can be used to improve Tube journeys

LONDON, 11-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Pilot of collecting depersonalised WiFi data reveals how information could be used to reduce crowding and prioritise transport investment Data reveals 18 different routes taken by customers between King’s Cross St Pancras and Waterloo – and … Read the full press release

Samsung Heavy Industries to build-in new levels of vessel efficiency with Inmarsat solutions

LONDON, 06-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Inmarsat (LSE: ISAT.L) has signed a ground-breaking Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Samsung Heavy Industries (“SHI”), establishing a relationship to leverage the ‘smart ship’ connectivity offered by Fleet Xpress at the vessel construction stage. The strategic … Read the full press release

New partners to join venture to launch a new cross-industry registration, identification and data platform — verimi

Bundesdruckerei, Deutsche Lufthansa and Deutsche Telekom all set to join the venture Market launch of basic version digital “master key” (Single-Sign-On) planned for turn of the year 2017/2018 Users themselves decide how much data may be used Frankfurt am Main, … Read the full press release

EURid donates to the Uganda Borehole Rehabilitation project

Diegem, Belgium, 24-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — To offset its CO2 emissions generated in 2016, EURid donated to the Uganda Borehole Rehabilitation project. The most basic requirement to sustain life is water. For many rural communities across Sub-Saharan Africa the struggle to find safe … Read the full press release

ESET to build new company headquarters on site of the former military hospital at Patronka in Bratislava

BRATISLAVA, 15-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — ESET, a leader in cybersecurity, has today announced its plans to build state of the art new company headquarters on the nine hectare site of the former military hospital at Patronka, close to Forest Park, Bratislava. … Read the full press release

MegaFon showcased the capabilities of Gigabit LTE on a commercial network

MOSCOW, 11-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — MegaFon has showcased the capabilities of Gigabit LTE on a commercial network. The peak data download speed reached 979 Mbps. Nokia Air Scale system module and Sony’ Xperia™ XZ Premium, powered by the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 835 Mobile Platform with X16 LTE, were … Read the full press release

Accenture report examines the adoption of emerging technologies across government agencies

ARLINGTON, Va., USA, 09-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Biometrics and advanced analytics are helping to revolutionize the way governments and public service agencies are addressing data security and privacy concerns, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN). The report, Emerging … Read the full press release

Accenture acquires Virginia-based company specializing in digital transformation for the federal market

ARLINGTON, VA, USA, 09-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has completed its acquisition of Phase One Consulting Group, Inc., a privately held Alexandria, Virginia-based company specializing in modernization and digital transformation for the federal market. The acquisition of Phase One, which … Read the full press release

Accenture to acquire Brazilian cloud-based mobile solutions company Concrete Solutions

Acquisition of Brazilian company strengthens Accenture’s position as a leading innovation partner of companies in Latin America SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL, 09-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired Concrete Solutions, a Brazilian company that specializes in applying Lean and Agile software-development methodologies … Read the full press release

Accenture positioned as Leader in Everest Group Automation in IT Application Dev-Test PEAK Matrix™ Assessment for Solutions

NEW YORK, U.S.A., 09-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been positioned as a ‘Leader’ in the Everest Group Automation in IT Application Dev-Test PEAK Matrix™ Assessment for Solutions. This inaugural research report covers global automation capabilities and solutions in … Read the full press release

Accenture Interactive helped Pearson consolidate more than 400,000 pages of content and 15,000 domains and sites

Students and educators gain a simpler route to online resources LONDON, 09-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Accenture (NYSE: ACN), together with Pearson, the world’s learning company, has created and launched a new digital customer experience which will simplify and improve the user … Read the full press release

UKFast CEO Lawrence Jones on new Data Protection Bill: legislation must be at least equal to levels of protection offered by EU

MANCHESTER, 08-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Lawrence Jones MBE, the CEO of British data hosting and cloud computing specialist UKFast, is hailing today’s government announcement on the regulation of personal data. The new Data Protection Bill is set to deliver much-needed controls … Read the full press release

The Wembley Cup with EE: YouTube’s top football stars and international football legends gather for an epic online football series

Stars of YouTube and international football legends to take part in another epic showdown at Wembley Stadium connected by EE on Saturday 7th October 2017 Eight-part online ‘road to the final’ series broadcast on Spencer FC’s YouTube channel and the EE website – view the trailer here … Read the full press release

UK Digital Minister Hancock: UK Gov committed to updating and strengthening data protection laws through a new Data Protection Bill

People to have more control over their personal data and be better protected in the digital age under new measures announced by Digital Minister Matt Hancock. Public to have greater control over personal data – including right to be forgotten New … Read the full press release

Kaspersky Lab: malicious hackers are increasingly using steganography

MOSCOW, 07-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — While analyzing multiple cyberespionage and cybercriminal campaigns, Kaspersky Lab researchers have identified a new, worrying trend: malicious hackers are increasingly using steganography – a digital version of an ancient technique of hiding messages inside images – … Read the full press release

Schroders ranked second amongst world’s top 100 asset managers for its digital intelligence by Living Group

LONDON, 03-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Schroders has been ranked second amongst the top 100 asset managers for its digital intelligence when communicating with clients. The 2017 report by Living Group analysed the digital communications of the world’s leading asset managers, with … Read the full press release

Dassault Systèmes and No Magic to join their expertise in the Model-based systems engineering field

Providing an Integrated Solution for Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE), ranging from systems of systems, embedded systems modeling and execution to code generation Adopting and Expanding Industry Standards for “Internet of Experiences” Aerospace & Defense, Transportation & Mobility, High-Tech, Life … Read the full press release

Aviva research: Young UK holidaymakers value internet access above anything else

LONDON, 31-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Young holidaymakers value internet access above anything else – including price – when choosing a vacation resort, according to new research from travel insurer Aviva. Aviva’s Holiday Report, which surveyed over 2,000 British holidaymakers, found that … Read the full press release

University of Twente: cybersecurity awareness should be a structural element in education

CHILDEREN GETTING TRAINED IN RECOGNIZING ‘PHISHING’ ARE BETTER CAPABLE OF DISTINGUISHING REAL EMAILS EN WEBSITES FROM FAKE ONES. BUT AFTER A FEW WEEKS, THEY’RE BACK AT THE LEVEL BEFORE TRAINING. CYBERSECURITY AWARENESS SHOULD BE A STRUCTURAL ELEMENT IN EDUCATION, UNIVERSITY … Read the full press release

LMU study: benefits and risks associated with monitoring tools on social media

MUNICH, 25-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The controversial Snap Map app enables Snapchat users to track their friends. This is the latest in a series of monitoring tools to be built on social media platforms. A new LMU study assesses the benefits … Read the full press release

Niko Korte of SSAB Digital Business Development on the importance of digitalization

Digitalization is a buzzword that is hard to avoid these days. People talk about it as revolutionizing everyday life and business. But what does digitalization mean in practice in the steel industry? STOCKHOLM, 19-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Niko Korte, who took … Read the full press release

Blind Children Find New Hope Through Music in Wuhan, China

Beijing, China, 17-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Wuhan School for The Blind is the only school of its kind in Hubei province, central China. Not only does it cater to pupils who face enormous challenges because of their disabilities, but it … Read the full press release

Trinity College Dublin launches new online career management system

DUBLIN, 17-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — MyCareer, an online career management system run by the Careers Advisory Service is now live for students, graduates, staff and employers. Introduced as part of Trinity’s support for the employability and career development needs of students … Read the full press release

Virgin Media to extend its fibre optic network to up to 53,000 homes and businesses across Lancashire

Ultrafast broadband boost for up to 53,000 premises – residents will be able to benefit from broadband up to 16 times faster than average speeds HOOK, UK, 10-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Virgin Media today announced that homes and businesses in Lancashire … Read the full press release

Inmarsat’s Fleet Xpress recognised with Seatrade Award 2017 for Digital Technology

LONDON, 07-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Fleet Xpress service from Inmarsat (LSE: ISAT.L) has secured the prestigious Seatrade Award 2017 for Digital Technology, one of the maritime industry’s leading honours, which recognises technical innovation. Given to acknowledge the most significant contribution … Read the full press release

Interoute named Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Managed Hybrid Cloud Hosting, Europe

LONDON, 05-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Interoute has been named a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Managed Hybrid Cloud Hosting, Europe,1 for the fourth consecutive year. The annual report provides businesses with an impartial evaluation of vendors’ strengths and capabilities. Interoute continues to … Read the full press release