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Technology Press Releases & News distributed via EuropaWire

ABLV introduces innovative products and services for improved customer convenience this autumn

RIGA, 22-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Payment card offer optimization, financing of goods exported from Ukraine, letter of credit financing, LEI for legal entities to make financial instruments transactions, New Hanza Capital bond issue, new issues of ABLV Bank bonds, management of … Read the full press release

MegaFon rated high by ACRA for its creditworthiness

MOSCOW, 22-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Public Joint Stock Company “MegaFon” (LSE: MFON), a leading Russian provider of integrated digital services (“MegaFon” or the “Company”), announces that it has been rated AA(RU) with a “Stable” outlook by Analytical Credit Rating Agency, a major Russian rating agency (“ACRA” or the “Agency”). … Read the full press release

EnBW orders further 117 rapid-charging stations from ABB

Major order from energy supplier EnBW for a further 117 charging stations in 2017 ZURICH, 21-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — ABB has received another major order from energy supplier EnBW for the expansion of the charging column network on German motorways. By … Read the full press release

Bristol Medical School: The first trial to investigate The Lightning Process®(LP) published in the Archives of Disease in Childhood

BRISTOL, 21-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The first trial to investigate The Lightning Process® (LP) is published today [Thursday 21 September] in the Archives of Disease in Childhood. In this trial, the effectiveness of LP in addition to specialist medical care was … Read the full press release

University of Bristol recipients of the European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grants

BRISTOL, 21-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Five early-career researchers from the University of Bristol have been awarded over €7M in European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grants in recognition of their ‘excellent science’ and potentially ground-breaking research. Five early-career researchers from the University … Read the full press release

Kudelski Group: Argentinian pay-TV operators CableVideo and Colsecor select technology and services from Conax

CableVideo deploys pay-TV and OTT advanced consumer offerings based on Conax multi-DRM content protection Colsecor’s operator cooperative deploys DVB content offering secured by Conax Contego, including modular Contego flexibility to enable advanced multi-device content offering in the future Strategic partner, … Read the full press release

Umeå University: membrane-derived vesicles (MVs) from Vibrio cholerae and Listeria monocytogenes transport pore-forming toxins (PFTs)

Umeå, Sweden, 21-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Bacteria release membrane-derived vesicles (MVs), which are small particles that can transport virulence factors to neighbouring bacteria or to the cells of a mammalian host. This special MV-based system for delivering toxic proteins and nucleic … Read the full press release

The first Gorenje Group International Business Hackathon will b held in Ljubljana, Slovenia, October 28 – 29, 2017

VELENJE, Slovenia, 20-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Gorenje Group is scouting for the best and most promising talent to tackle the business and digital challenges of the future at the first Gorenje Group International Business Hackathon. The two-day competition in searching for … Read the full press release

Philips will showcase its wide portfolio of OB/GYN ultrasound tools at 27th World Congress on Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology (ISUOG)

Company expands offering in Obstetrics and Gynecology Ultrasound (OB/GYN) with innovations that are designed to support earlier, easier and more confident diagnosis New anatomical intelligence, fingertip control and enhanced imaging versatility features for Philips’ EPIQ and Affiniti ultrasound systems offer … Read the full press release

University of Nottingham and Molson Coors partner to improve the performance of yeast in high gravity brewing

NOTTINGHAM, 19-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The first student to receive funding under a new partnership between the University of Nottingham and Molson Coors has undertaken a research project that looks to  improve the performance of yeast in high gravity brewing. Valerio Delbon is studying … Read the full press release

Siemens Gamesa to supply 150 of its G114-2.0 MW turbines for the Xilinhot complex in Mongolia

The company has secured an order for the supply of 150 of its G114-2.0 MW turbines at the Xilinhot complex, in Inner Mongolia The wind farm is expected to be commissioned towards the end of 2018 The agreement also includes … Read the full press release

Capgemini named a leader and star performer in Everest Group’s 2017 PEAK Matrix™ Assessment for IT Outsourcing

Report highlights: digital and innovation investments spur banking win as well as first-time capital markets’ commendation PARIS/NEW YORK, 18-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Capgemini, a global leader in consulting, technology and outsourcing services, was named a leader and star performer in … Read the full press release

Julia Cramer won NWO’s Minerva Prize for 2017 for her quantum science and technology research

DELFT, 18-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Julia Cramer is the winner of NWO’s Minerva Prize for 2017. Cramer will receive the prize for her research in the field of quantum science and technology. Once every two years, the NWO Domain Science (ENW) awards … Read the full press release

EchoStar Mobile, Thales to develop end-to-end mobile satellite and terrestrial solutions for Public Protection and Disaster Response (PPDR)

2 GHz band Provides the Resiliency Needed for Mission-Critical Applications. DUBLIN, 15-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (14.09.2017) EchoStar Mobile Limited, a subsidiary of EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ: SATS) and an EU-wide licensee for an integrated mobile satellite services (MSS) network with … Read the full press release

Thales to develop future autonomous and unmanned technology across air and sea in UK

La Défense, France, 15-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (12.09.2017) Thales is announcing a major commitment to develop future autonomous and unmanned technology across air and sea by investing in two new UK-based trials and training centres. Key Points Two new … Read the full press release

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

ZF Friedrichshafen AG and Chinese Baidu to partner over autonomous driving, telematics and mobility services

Partnership aims to develop extensive technical solutions for autonomous driving in China ZF contributes ZF ProAI, its vehicle control system developed with Nvidia Baidu brings expertise in artificial intelligence, big data and cloud-based service solutions, and will provide the key … 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

Audi presents autonomous no steering wheel or pedals all-electric car

Audi vision for Level 5 operation Revolutionary styling All-electric with up to 800 kilometer range Frankfurt/Ingolstadt, 13-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — With the four-door design vision Audi Aicon, the brand with the four rings is presenting a autonomous Audi of the … 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

Philippe Dewost to lead Leonard, VINCI’s new Group-wide innovation and foresight platform

Rueil-Malmaison Cedex, 11-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Philippe Dewost has been appointed director of Leonard, VINCI’s new Group-wide innovation and foresight platform. He took up his duties on 1 September and reports to Pierre Coppey, Executive Vice-President of VINCI. Philippe Dewost, a … Read the full press release

Hexagon AB on “Best Developer Partner Award” and “Business Win-Win Award” at Huawei Connect 2017

STOCKHOLM, 11-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Hexagon AB, a leading global provider of information technologies that drive productivity and quality across geospatial and industrial enterprise applications, received the “Best Developer Partner Award” and the “Business Win-Win Award” at Huawei Connect 2017 this week. … 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

FAIR and GSI researcher Dr. Yuri Litvinov awarded with adjunct professorship at the Ruprecht-Karls-University in Heidelberg

DARMSTADT, 07-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — FAIR and GSI researcher Dr. Yuri Litvinov was awarded with an adjunct professorship (“außerplanmäßige Professur, APL”) at the Ruprecht-Karls-University in Heidelberg. Already in 2011 Litvinov had completed his habilitation and was teaching atomic- and – since … Read the full press release

BMT launches new mine countermeasure concept design VENARI®-85

Teddington, UK, 07-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — BMT has launched VENARI®-85, a new mine countermeasure (MCM) concept design capable of clearing mines faster over a greater area and with less risk to the crew, whilst simultaneously providing broader utility to navies around … Read the full press release

NORMA Group welcomes 14 new trainees

Maintal, Germany, 07-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — NORMA Group, a global market leader in engineered joining technology, welcomes 14 new trainees. Ten school graduates will be trained for the next three years at the company’s headquarters in Maintal: three tool mechanics, … Read the full press release

World’s first blockchain platform for the marine insurance sector launches

LONDON, 06-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — EY and Guardtime announce the world’s first blockchain platform for the marine insurance sector. The platform launches in collaboration with A.P. Møller-Maersk A/S, ACORD, Microsoft, MS Amlin, Willis Towers Watson and XL Catlin and after a … Read the full press release

New edition of the Premios EmprendedorXXI (EnterpriseXXI Awards) to be held in Portugal for the first time

The event is now in its eleventh incarnation in Spain. Widely viewed as Spain’s most prominent event for start-ups, the competition is now to be staged in Portugal for the first time. The entry period runs from 4 September through … 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