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Technology Press Releases & News distributed via EuropaWire

CHINA: ABB inaugurates its largest and one of its most advanced manufacturing sites, The Xiamen Hub

US$300 million investment in the hub which is ABB’s largest innovation and manufacturing site at 425,000m2 Employs 3,500 people, covering the full range of business activities Strong symbol of ABB’s ongoing commitment to China, where it has invested more than … Read the full press release

ABB awarded a $79m contract for the upgrade of the Bab Onshore Field in Abu Dhabi

ZURICH, 15-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — ABB has been awarded an integrated automation, electrification and telecommunication order in Q2 2018, valued at US$79 million, for the upgrade of the Bab Onshore Field in Abu Dhabi, by China Petroleum Engineering and Construction … Read the full press release

Professor Emeritus Colm O’Moráin honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award for his contributions to gastroenterology

DUBLIN 2, 15-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Professor Emeritus Colm O’Moráin has been honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award from the United European Gastroenterology (UEG) for his contributions to gastroenterology. Each year UEG recognises outstanding individuals who have made fundamental contributions to … Read the full press release

Skanska commissioned by Skandrenting to build the ESS Campus in Lund, Sweden

STOCKHOLM, 15-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska has been commissioned by Skandrenting, through wholly owned subsidiary SKR Spallation AB, to build the ESS Campus, which consists of offices, laboratories and workshops in Lund, Sweden. The agreement is worth approximately SEK 475 M, … Read the full press release

Atos Quantum Learning Machine, world’s highest-performing quantum simulator to help accelerate research efforts at Argonne National Laboratory

PARIS, France/ IRVING, TX, USA, 15-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Atos, a global leader in digital transformation, today entered into a contract with Argonne National Laboratory to deliver its latest Atos Quantum Learning Machine, the world’s highest-performing commercially available quantum simulator. The … Read the full press release

Atos unveils its most efficient supercomputer: BullSequana XH2000 is a hybrid supercomputer for AI-augmented simulation

PARIS, 15-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Atos, a global leader in digital transformation, today announces the BullSequana XH2000, the company’s most efficient supercomputer. The BullSequana XH2000 is a hybrid supercomputer and responds to today’s demand for a high-performance computing power which can … Read the full press release

Digi Communications N.V. announces the Hungarian Competition Council’s decision to formally withdraw and reassess the Invitel merger decision on certain limited aspects

BUCHAREST, Romania, 15-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — We would like to inform the market and our investors that, in connection with the decision issued by the Hungarian Competition Authority (Gazdasági Versenyhivatal – “GVH”) in May 2018 (the “Initial Decision”) approving the acquisition … Read the full press release

Amerikaanse Customer Data Platform authoriteit David M. Raab leidt eerste CDP Workshop in Nederland

AMSTERDAM, 15-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Marketeers hebben vandaag de dag meer data tot hun beschikking dan ooit, maar worstelen om ze te combineren tot een bruikbare vorm. Customer Data Platform (CDP) technologie belooft dit probleem op te lossen in de … Read the full press release

ETH Zurich and MeteoSwiss: Switzerland becomes drier, hotter and less snowy, and will struggle with heavier rainfall in the future

ZURICH, 14-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Switzerland is becoming drier, hotter and less snowy, and will struggle with heavier rainfall in the future – these are the conclusions reached by climate researchers from MeteoSwiss and ETH Zurich. Today, they presented the Climate … Read the full press release

Biobanking charity Frozen Ark receives grant to help develop a National Archive for DNA and tissues of native British animals

NOTTINGHAM, 14-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Frozen Ark, a biobanking charity based at the University of Nottingham, has won National Lottery funding to help develop a National Archive for DNA and tissues of native British animals. The £60,000 Heritage Lottery … Read the full press release

Sir Paul Smith at the University of Nottingham to deliver the first in a new series of Vice-Chancellor’s public lectures

NOTTINGHAM, 14-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Sir Paul Smith visited the University of Nottingham today (Monday 12 November) to deliver the first in a new series of Vice-Chancellor’s public lectures to over 250 students, staff and members of the public and … Read the full press release

Merck to establish an innovation hub in Guangzhou, China

Merck today (12 NOV 2018) signed an agreement with the Guangzhou Development District on innovation development in Southern China. DARMSTADT, Germany / GUANGZHOU, China, 14-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Merck, the vibrant science and technology company, today signed an agreement with the … Read the full press release

Ricoh Company acquires the leading software provider in the printing industry ColorGATE Digital Output Solutions GmbH

TOKYO, Japan, 14-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Ricoh Company, Ltd. today announced that the company has reached an agreement to buy ColorGATE Digital Output Solutions GmbH (hereafter “ColorGATE”), a leading software provider in the printing industry with a specific competence in … Read the full press release

Accenture acquired Stockholm-based provider of data-driven customer relationship management services Kaplan

Kaplan strengthens Accenture Interactive’s customer experience offerings and data-driven marketing capabilities in the Nordics STOCKHOLM, 14-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired Stockholm-based Kaplan, a provider of data-driven customer relationship management services, that transforms customer experiences through strategic, analytical, technology, … Read the full press release

Pöyry celebrates its 60th anniversary with an epic ‘Carbon Clash’ event

HELSINKI, 14-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Pöyry is today hosting an epic ‘Carbon Clash’ event in the iconic Finlandia Hall, Helsinki, in celebration of its 60th anniversary. Attended by over 250 industry leaders and world-class experts, the Carbon Clash is set … Read the full press release

ŠKODA AUTO celebrates grand opening of an automatic small parts warehouse at the main plant in Mladá Boleslav

ŠKODA AUTO has invested around 8 million euros in its small parts warehouse in Mladá Boleslav Robots transport small parts from the automatic warehouse to the assembly line High level of automation increases the efficiency of processes in production logistics … Read the full press release

Digi Communications NV announces the release of the Q3 2018 Financial Results

BUCHAREST, Romania, 14-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Digi Communications N.V. (“Digi” or the “Company”) announces that Q3 2018 financial results are available on the Company’s website. For details, please see: http://www.digi-communications.ro/en/investor-relations About Digi Communications NV Digi is the parent holding company of … Read the full press release

Ahold Delhaize, TU Delft, RoboValley and YES!Delft to explore new robotics applications in the retail sector

DELFT, Netherlands, 13-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Ahold Delhaize is set to join forces with TU Delft, RoboValley and YES!Delft to explore new robotics applications in the retail sector. The work will be based at the AI for Retail (AIR)Lab Delft. The … Read the full press release

Capgemini positioned as a Leader by Gartner in its Magic Quadrant for Contact Center as a Service, Western Europe

Capgemini cited in 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Contact Center as a Service, Western Europe report PARIS, 13-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Capgemini, today announced that Capgemini (Prosodie[1]) has been positioned as a Leader by Gartner in its Magic Quadrant for Contact … Read the full press release

Capgemini commits to promote a safer online world by joining the Cybersecurity Tech Accord

Industry initiative bolsters cybersecurity for customers and enables companies to cooperate in efforts to tackle the rising number of malicious cyberattacks globally PARIS, 13-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Capgemini today announced that it has joined the Cybersecurity Tech Accord, a growing global alliance of 60+ leading … Read the full press release

INSEAD fundraising campaign aims to fortify the school’s academic excellence, drive breakthrough innovation and transform society on a global scale

INSEAD, the Business School for the World, continued the global launch of the Campaign for INSEAD on Saturday, 10 November in Singapore. With a target of €250 million, the Campaign is the school’s most ambitious capital campaign to date. Fontainebleau, France, 13-Nov-2018 — … Read the full press release

Notification shares buy-back: DIGI COMMUNICATIONS N.V. reports to the regulated market the transactions which occurred under the DIGI symbol, 5-9 November 2018

BUCHAREST, Romania, 12-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — In accordance with the FSA Regulation no. 5/2018 and art. 2 of the Commission Delegated Report (EU) 1052/2016, DIGI COMMUNICATIONS N.V. reports to the regulated market (Bucharest Stock Exchange “BVB”, Romanian Financial Supervisory Authority “ASF”, … Read the full press release

SCC acquires significant stake in communication and collaboration solutions provider, avsnet

LONDON, 12-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — SCC has acquired a significant stake in communication and collaboration solutions provider, avsnet, underlining its ongoing intent to be a significant player in the visual communications and collaboration space. Sitting within the SCC group, this move … Read the full press release

Telenor kicks off 5G trial in Kongsberg, Norway; the first in Scandinavia

Today (8 November 2018), Telenor Group launched the very first 5G pilot in Scandinavia. The pilot will serve as a testbed for the superfast fifth generation mobile network in Norway. Kongsberg, Norway, 12-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The pilot was launched during … Read the full press release

Neste and Clariant partner in developing and making new sustainable material solutions accessible to a variety of industries

ESPOO, 12-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Neste, the world’s leading provider of sustainable renewable diesel and an expert in delivering drop-in renewable chemical solutions, and Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, have signed an agreement for a new partnership to join … Read the full press release

Chevron Lummus Global and Neste Engineering Solutions partner on NAPCON operator training simulators for residue hydrocracking technologies

ESPOO, 12-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Chevron Lummus Global (CLG) and Neste Engineering Solutions have signed a collaboration agreement regarding NAPCON operator training simulators for residue hydrocracking technologies. The agreement will cover all the residue hydrocracking technologies of Chevron Lummus Global, for … Read the full press release

Infineon Technologies adds silicon carbide to its portfolio with the acquisition of Siltectra

MUNICH/ DRESDEN, 12-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) acquires Siltectra GmbH, a start-up based in Dresden. The start-up has developed an innovative technology (Cold Split) to process crystal material efficiently and with minimal loss of … Read the full press release

ZF receives first approval in Germany for the automated drone flying of spare parts on factory premises

Drone flies replacement parts from central warehouse to maintenance workshops at ZF’s Plant 2 in Friedrichshafen Industry 4.0 solution improves internal logistics on site Long-term goal is for drones to assist in package deliveries Friedrichshafen, Germany, 09-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — ZF … Read the full press release

ZF now offers the broadest range of hybrid and all-electric drive solutions for almost every vehicle segment

ZF supplies electric drives for all vehicle types, ranging from bicycles to 40-ton trucks The product portfolio ranges from hybrid solutions to all-electric drives. Integrated E-system solutions, including electronics and peripheral systems. Friedrichshafen, Germany, 09-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — ZF is constantly … Read the full press release

Infineon Technologies launches new IFX007T motor driver for industrial applications

MUNICH, 09-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) is launching the IFX007T NovalithIC™ motor driver for industrial applications. The IFX007T smart half-bridge provides an easy and efficient way to drive brushed and brushless motors, integrating a … Read the full press release