New study reveals that hate speech is becoming the ‘new normal’ on social media

SOUTHAMPTON, 20-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — As social media has experienced considerable exponential growth-rate over the past decade, sadly the same has occurred with online hate speech. Clear evidence of this picture is the fact that different international organisations, including the … Read the full press release

Cambridge and Oxford researchers discovered new molecule that plays a key role in the immune response that is triggered by influenza infections

Researchers at the University of Cambridge and the University of Oxford have discovered a new molecule that plays a key role in the immune response that is triggered by influenza infections. The molecule, a so-called mini viral RNA, is capable … Read the full press release

Judgment confirms that Eni and its management were not involved in the alleged illegal activities in Algeria during the 2007-2011 period

San Donato Milanese (Milan), 20-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — In relation to Saipem’s activities in Algeria during the period 2007-2011, Eni welcomes today’s judgment of acquittal since there was no case by the Court of Milan. The judgment reiterates the 2015 … Read the full press release

Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicles to modernize part of the British military’s fleet of logistic vehicles with a new loading system

Supply of 382 EPLS retrofit kits Düsseldorf, Germany, 20-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Rheinmetall, through its joint venture Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicles (RMMV), is supporting the programme to modernize part of the British military’s fleet of logistic vehicles with a new loading … Read the full press release

SEB’s IT Young Professional Programme celebrates a decade of having over 100 skilled and engaged IT professionals joining the bank

STOCKHOLM, 20-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The IT Young Professional Programme, ITYPP, started 2008 to attract new competences to SEB. Today the program is still going strong and can proudly celebrate a decade of having over 100 skilled and engaged IT professionals … Read the full press release

Banco Santander to sell portfolio of residential properties to Cerberus affiliate for 1.535 billion euros

Portfolio comprises 35,700 residential properties, including parking and storage. MADRID, 20-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Banco Santander has reached an agreement with an affiliate of Cerberus Capital Management, L.P. (“Cerberus”) for the sale of a portfolio of residential properties for 1.535 billion … Read the full press release

EDF successfully raised U.S.$3.75 billion through 3 senior bonds to further strengthen its balance sheet and refinance upcoming maturities

$3.75 billion senior bond issue in 3 tranches with maturity ranging from 10 to 30 years Return of EDF to the USD 144A/RegS bond market LONDON, 20-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — On September 19, 2018, EDF (A- S&P / A3 Moody’s … Read the full press release

Major companies form new venture to digitalise the trade and commodities finance sector through blockchain

Fifteen of the world’s largest institutions, including banks, trading companies, an inspection company1 and an energy major have formed a new venture known as komgo SA, that will seek to digitalise the trade and commodities finance sector through a blockchain based open … Read the full press release

ING to invest £5 million in the UK fintech Funding Options

ING has invested £5 million in Funding Options, the UK fintech company that offers a marketplace for lending to SMEs. AMSTERDAM, 20-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The investment gives ING a minority interest in the platform. Funding Options is keen to use … Read the full press release

ING Ventures to invest EUR 7.5 million in multibank platform Cobase

ING Ventures has invested €7.5 million in international fintech Cobase, a multibank platform that helps international customers to manage multiple bank accounts. It offers payments, cash management and treasury services in one place. AMSTERDAM, 20-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — “Our goal is to … Read the full press release

ZEISS milestones: 1.5 million SMILE treatments and the production of its 1000th VisuMax femtosecond laser

JENA, 20-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Today, the Medical Technology business group of ZEISS announced two milestones in refractive technology after the recent completion of 1.5 million treatments with SMILE® and the production of its 1,000th VisuMax® femtosecond laser. “We are delighted that doctors worldwide … Read the full press release

University of Southampton’s Philosophy of Pregnancy, Birth and Early Motherhood project nominated for a national award

SOUTHAMPTON, 19-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — A major project led by the University of Southampton looking at the philosophy of pregnancy and early motherhood has been nominated for a national award. The Philosophy of Pregnancy, Birth and Early Motherhood project led by … Read the full press release

Borealis Daplen™ polypropylene compound grades with post-consumer recycled content used in specially-built hybrid Volvo SUV

Value chain cooperation helps increase the share of recycled plastics in vehicles VIENNA, 19-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Borealis and Borouge, leading providers of innovative, value-creating plastics solutions, announce another promising result of value chain cooperation involving the use of post-consumer recycled … Read the full press release

Stadler and Siemens and S-Bahn Berlin presented the first “half train” for Berlin’s new S-Bahn fleet at InnoTrans 2018

Manufacturer’s consortium presents train at the InnoTrans ⋅ S-Bahn train also open to the public on the weekend BERLIN, 19-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (mber 18, 2018) at InnoTrans, the leading international trade fair for transport technology, the manufacturer’s consortium of Stadler … Read the full press release

Stadler and Havelländische Eisenbahn (HVLE) showcase new generation of six-axle bi-mode EURODUAL locomotive at InnoTrans 2018

BERLIN, 19-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Stadler proudly presents today together with Havelländische Eisenbahn (HVLE) the new generation of six-axle bi-mode EURODUAL locomotives. HVLE ordered 10 locomotives in 2017 to be used in the transport of goods in Germany. Stadler’s EURODUAL locomotive … Read the full press release

CNH Industrial General Counsel Richard Konrath to receive “Best Corporate Counsel” honor from the Milwaukee Business Journal

Burr Ridge, Illinois, USA, 19-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — CNH Industrial’s (NYSE: CNHI /MI: CNHI) General Counsel Richard Konrath will be awarded a “Best Corporate Counsel” honor from the Milwaukee Business Journal. Mr. Konrath will be recognized during the C-Suite Stars Awards … Read the full press release

The launch of fixed broadband and fixed telephony services by Digi Communication N.V.’s subsidiary in Spain

BUCHAREST, Romania, 19-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — We would like to inform the market and our investors that today, 19 September 2018, the Company’s subsidiary, Digi Spain Telecom S.L.U. (“Digi Spain”) launched commercially its fixed broadband and fixed telephony services in … Read the full press release

The Volkswagen Group to drive the future deployment of Intelligent Transport Systems

The Volkswagen Group presents a wide spectrum of urban mobility solutions at the World Congress for Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) in Copenhagen Shaping the urban mobility of the future as a joint task: Volkswagen Group as a strong partner for … Read the full press release

Volkswagen gears up for a potential Initial Public Offering (IPO) of TRATON GROUP

Potential IPO would further strengthen financial flexibility of TRATON GROUP and thus form the basis for accelerated growth TRATON GROUP to achieve capital market readiness by end of 2018 – change of TRATON AG’s legal form into a Societas Europaea … Read the full press release

Volkswagen Group, the Grameen Creative Lab and Autostadt co-host an event for economic and social players in the Wolfsburg region

A joint event by the Volkswagen Group, the Grameen Creative Lab and Autostadt for economic and social players in the Wolfsburg region Pioneering platform for sustainable and socially responsible entrepreneurship Key topic: using commercial principles in response to social challenges … Read the full press release

Volkswagen world premieres modular electric drive matrix (MEB): a technology platform developed specifically for electric vehicles

Brand announces attractive electric vehicles at affordable prices World premiere of the modular electric drive matrix (MEB) in Dresden: newly developed technology platform will be the key to the “electric car for all” Brand Board Member for E-Mobility Thomas Ulbrich: … Read the full press release

TRATON AG and Hino Motors announce new details on their strategic partnership

Companies to deepen their strategic partnership further to leverage synergies Cooperation in e-mobility to advance sustainable powertrains and speed up product development Signed framework agreement for future joint venture aiming at realizing synergies in global procurement Yoshio Shimo: “Hino and … Read the full press release

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

DNV GL begins phase II of a joint industry project on single phase flow meters in phase-contaminated oil flow

OSLO, 18-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV GL is now starting phase II of a joint industry project (JIP) on single phase flow meters in phase-contaminated oil flow. Phase II of this JIP will focus on the influence of the oil fluid … Read the full press release

Continental expands its range of solutions for the Automated Driving of commercial vehicles

Intelligent control unit creates a model of the vehicle environment from sensor data Manufacturers receive the necessary components and subsystems from a single source Versatile input: camera, radar and lidar, plus cloud-based data Premiere at the IAA: Visitors can experience … Read the full press release

Continental involved in Hyperloop development

New mobility concepts: sustainable, fast and cost-effective transport of goods possible via Hyperloop Collaboration with talented young people at the Emden/Leer University of Applied Sciences and the University of Oldenburg Special belts made of carbon cord and polyurethane from Continental … Read the full press release

Arkema to increase its linear mercaptans production capacities to support the demand growth of polymers for transportation and electronics markets

COLOMBES, 18-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Arkema announced a project to increase its linear mercaptans production capacities to support the demand growth of polymers for transportation and electronics markets. This incremental investment would increase the Houston (Texas) plant’s manufacturing capacity by up … Read the full press release

SEAT President Luca de Meo on Europe’s economic future at the prestigious Scuola di Politiche

The President of SEAT argues that innovation and training are the two main instruments of change De Meo: “We need a stable institutional and regulatory framework and State agreements to encourage the competitiveness and internationalisation of businesses” “When the Administration … Read the full press release

Deutsche Post DHL Group to rename its Post – eCommerce – Parcel (PeP) division to Post & Paket Deutschland; DHL Parcel Europe and DHL eCommerce will now be DHL eCommerce Solutions

All changes come into effect on January 1, 2019. Post – eCommerce – Parcel (PeP) to be separated into German and international divisions under dedicated Board of Management leadership Post – eCommerce – Parcel (PeP) will be renamed as Post … Read the full press release

Deutsche Post DHL Group calls on employees worldwide to participate in the Group’s tenth Global Volunteer Day

From September 17 to September 30, Deutsche Post DHL Group will call on employees worldwide to participate in the Group’s tenth Global Volunteer Day.   After the first Volunteer Day was held in the Asia Pacific region in 2008, Global … Read the full press release