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Orange establishes new headquarters for Orange Cyberdefense at Europe’s largest business district in the Paris area

Employees from six locations around Greater Paris brought together to enable closer collaboration.  A stimulating and attractive work environment, based on exchanges and sharing. PARIS, 10-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Orange has set up its new headquarters for Orange Cyberdefense, the Group’s … Read the full press release

Airbus presents TransHospital deployable hospital at Australian Military Medicine Association Conference in Brisbane

Transhospital system developed with Siemens Healthineers and ZMS Brisbane, Australia, 09-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Airbus is participating at the Australian Military Medicine Association Conference in Brisbane, Queensland, where the company will showcase its TransHospital deployable hospital. The system is being developed … Read the full press release

Geospatial software solutions provider Luciad acquired by Hexagon AB

Leuven, Belgium, 09-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Luciad, a leading provider of high performance geospatial situational awareness technology that powers the world’s mission critical operations, announces that it has been acquired by Hexagon AB, a global provider of information technologies that drives … Read the full press release

Elemica’s Risk Solution will apply DHL Resilience360’s comprehensive Risk Management capability to detect and understand the impact of disruptive events

Global incidents data feeds correlate to customers’ supply chains, providing impact assessment and mitigation actions BONN, 06-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Elemica, the leading Business Network for the process industries, and DHL Resilience360, a leading cloud-based supply chain risk management platform, … Read the full press release

Deutsche Post tests self-propelled electric robot that accompanies mail deliverers on their routes and carries their mail items

Deutsche Post is testing the “PostBOT,” a self-propelled electric robot, in the “Smart City” of Bad Hersfeld The robot is designed to follow mail carriers automatically and carry their mail items BONN/BAD HERSFELD, 06-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Post has … Read the full press release

Vodafone Portugal and NOS to deploy and share a fibre-to-the-home network in Portugal

LONDON, 06-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Vodafone Group announces that Vodafone Portugal and NOS have signed an agreement to deploy and share a fibre-to-the-home network which will be marketable to around 2.6 million homes and businesses in Portugal. The two companies will … Read the full press release

Oliver Hoffmann succeeds Stephan Reil as lead of the Technical Development at Audi Sport GmbH

Responsible for the product campaign over the coming years Stephan Winkelmann, CEO of Audi Sport GmbH: “Expansion of the Audi Sport model range to 16 series production vehicles by 2020” Neckarsulm, Germany, 06-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Oliver Hoffmann (40) took over as Head … Read the full press release

Sabrina Soussan and Michael Peter to succeed Jochen Eickholt as head of Siemens’ Mobility Division

MUNICH, 05-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Sabrina Soussan (48) and Michael Peter (51) have been appointed to succeed Jochen Eickholt (55) as head of Siemens’ Mobility Division, effective October 1, 2017. Eickholt has been appointed integration manager for the announced merger … Read the full press release

Axiomatics Data-Centric Dynamic Authorization Product Suite Recommended in New KuppingerCole Analyst Report

KuppingerCole Executive View Report Cites Axiomatics for its Data Access Filter for Multiple Databases and Axiomatics SmartGuard™ for Big Data Solutions CHICAGO, IL, United States, 05-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Axiomatics, the leader in fine-grained dynamic authorization, today announced that KuppingerCole … Read the full press release

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ESET: cyber-criminals exploited known vulnerability in Microsoft IIS 6.0 to install modified Monero mining software

BRATISLAVA, 03-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — ESET, a leading global cyber security company, has discovered a new threat whereby attackers infected vulnerable Windows web servers with a malicious cryptocurrency miner in order to mine Monero – a newer cryptocurrency alternative to Bitcoin. … Read the full press release

Airbus, HAX launch four-month accelerator programme for urban air mobility in Shenzhen, China

Industry leaders join forces to accelerate innovation and shape the future of urban air mobility TOULOUSE, 02-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Airbus, a global leader in aeronautics, defence & space and related services, and HAX, the world’s most active early stage … Read the full press release

Airbus held New Space and Innovation competition at the International Astronautical Congress (IAC) 2017 in Adelaide, Australia

Winning Australian start-up to visit Toulouse to meet European space experts ADELAIDE, Australia, 02-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Airbus and other industry players yesterday held a New Space and Innovation competition at the International Astronautical Congress (IAC) 2017 in Adelaide. The … Read the full press release

Newcastle University: School of Pharmacy will be based in the impressive King George VI building

Students begin the first ever pharmacy degree at Newcastle University and are embarking on an exciting career path. NEWCASTLE, 02-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Pharmacists work in a variety of settings to provide essential healthcare services, yet none will have the … Read the full press release

Throne of Lies, the highly anticipated online game of Deceit, launches on Steam

LAS VEGAS, U.S.A, 29-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The highly anticipated social deduction game Throne of Lies: The Online Game of Deceit launches with PC, Mac and Linux support today at noon PST. The 3D, online multiplayer game is the next … Read the full press release

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Swisscom: More than one million Mobile ID capable SIM cards already in use in Swiss mobile phones

BERNE, 29-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — With Mobile ID and a smartphone, everyone can log in simply and securely to various online platforms, no matter whether this is an online banking site, web shop or company VPN. In addition to Swisscom and … Read the full press release

University of Southampton, Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium form new strategic partnership for public engagement

SOUTHAMPTON, 29-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The University of Southampton has forged a new strategic partnership for public engagement with the Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium, inspired by a shared vision to change the world for the better by revolutionising public engagement … Read the full press release

SAS survey: only 45 per cent with structured plan in place for compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Less than half have a structured plan in place to comply with GDPR; over half don’t fully understand the consequences of non-compliance Marlow, UK, 29-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will go into effect in 2018, making … Read the full press release

Banca Generali and Saxo Bank partner to offer online trading and digital services

COPENHAGEN, 29-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Banca Generali and Saxo Bank announce they have reached an agreement to establish an exclusive partnership to offer online trading and digital services. The objective is to offer clients, on an exclusive basis for the Italian … Read the full press release

University of Twente: new device that shows the difference between healthy fingers and arthritic fingers

Enschede, Netherlands, 29-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — According to a first clinical study published in the scientific journal Photoacoustics, the University of Twente and various European partners have designed a device that shows the difference between healthy fingers and arthritic fingers. The … Read the full press release

Ramboll presents smart mobility solutions at the Nordic Edge conference and expo in Stavanger, Norway

Ramboll solutions to help increase mobility in cities are high on the agenda at the leading smart cities conference Nordic Edge being held this week. COPENHAGEN, 29-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Increasing urbanisation is putting a strain on cities like never … Read the full press release

G4S retains the security contract at Baghdad International Airport

G4S has retained the contract to provide round-the-clock security to staff and passengers at Baghdad International Airport LONDON, 28-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — G4S has retained the contract to manage security at Baghdad International Airport (BIAP), following a competitive tender process. This … Read the full press release

voestalpine AG: the most advanced special steel plant in the world will be built in Kapfenberg, Austria

LINZ, 28-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — After more than two years of planning, today the final location decision was taken during the Supervisory Board meeting of voestalpine AG: the most advanced special steel plant in the world, representing an investment of EUR 330 … Read the full press release

voestalpine opens its new high-tech wire rod mill in Leoben/Donawitz in Austria

LINZ, 28-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — voestalpine continues to strengthen its leading international position in the quality wire sector with the official opening of its new high-tech wire rod mill at the site of the Metal Engineering Division in Leoben/Donawitz in Austria. … Read the full press release

Dassault Systèmes acquires Burlington, Massachusetts-based Exa for $400 million

Strengthens Simulation Portfolio with Next Generation Fluid Dynamics Capabilities on the 3DEXPERIENCE Platform Proven Technology and Industrialized Solutions Available to Customers in All Industries Companies’ Complementary Strengths Expand Power of Digital Engineering Throughout Value-Chain VELIZY-VILLACOUBLAY, France, 28-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Dassault … Read the full press release

University College London: New app to play a key part in predicting how a flu pandemic spreads across the country

LONDON, 28-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Dr Hannah Fry (UCL Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis) is involved in a new project which aims to better understand how pandemics, such as flu, can spread across the country. Researchers will collect data about how … Read the full press release

Technical University of Munich: Formation of unwanted aromas in wine due to forest fires explained

MUNICH, 27-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — If wine is cultivated in an area where forest fires occur more often, such as in Australia or Southern Italy, aromas that make the alcoholic drink unpalatable can develop in the finished product. Until now, it … Read the full press release

University of York: researchers gained a remarkable new insight into the way in which genes are controlled

Research at the University of York has revealed that genes are controlled by ‘nano footballs’ – structures that look like footballs but 10 million times smaller than the average ball. YORK, 26-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — By placing tiny glowing probes … Read the full press release

ESA astronaut Tim Peake talks life aboard ISS at the University of York

ESA astronaut Tim Peake will reveal the highs and lows of life aboard the International Space Station at a talk at the University of York. YORK, 26-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — On Tuesday 26 September, a thousand-strong audience will learn about … Read the full press release

ZEISS to build new shared innovation hub at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

ZEISS and KIT make plans for shared innovation building KIT carve-outs offer long-term prospects at site More modern growth environment for successful Karlsruhe-based company Nanoscribe GmbH ZEISS and KIT promote strategic partnership OBERKOCHEN, 26-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — ZEISS plans to … Read the full press release

Maxim Stomakhin joins ELKO Grupa AS Management Board

RIGA, 26-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — ELKO Grupa AS informs that as of September 20, 2017 the Management Board has been expanded by appointing Maxim Stomakhin (pictured) as the Member of the Board. Prior to his employment at ELKO, Maxim Stomakhin … Read the full press release