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Tesla Model S car to be connected by the Telstra Mobile Network
Tesla Model S car to be connected by the Telstra Mobile Network
12/17/2014 10:28:07 AM
Telstra and electric vehicle manufacturer Tesla Motors have entered into an agreement to provide machine-to-machine (M2M) connectivity, for the company’s Model S car in Australia. Telstra will provide mobile connectivity to power multiple start-of-the art features in the Model S including the infotainment and remote diagnostics systems. John Chambers, Executive Director, …
Bank of America Merrill Lynch Named Institutional Investor Magazine’s “Top Global Research Firm of 2014”
12/17/2014 10:00:32 AM
For the fourth straight year and since the recognition’s inception, Bank of America Merrill Lynch was named Institutional Investor magazine’s “Top Global Research Firm.” BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research won 260 total team positions – more than any other firm and three more than last year – in the 12 Institutional Investor research team surveys published this year. “This …
TELUS Health completes acquisition of pharmacy management provider XD3 Solutions
12/17/2014 9:52:47 AM
TELUS Health, Canada’s largest Electronic Medical Records (EMR) provider and a leader in pharmacy management solutions, today announced the completion of its acquisition of pharmacy management solution provider XD3 Solutions, which currently serves more than 150 Quebec-based pharmacies. The agreement includes the transition of XD3 employees and expertise to TELUS Health, which …
NCR Continues to Execute on Pension Transformation Strategy
12/17/2014 9:50:16 AM
NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR) announced today that, in accordance with the selection made by the fiduciary of its U.S. qualified pension plan (the “Plan”), the Company has entered into an agreement (the “Agreement”) with Principal Life Insurance Company (“The Principal”).  Pursuant to the Agreement, the Plan purchased a single premium group annuity contract from The …
Cisco Announces Expansion Plans in Colombia
Cisco Announces Expansion Plans in Colombia
12/17/2014 9:44:24 AM
Cisco announces today a major expansion in Colombia. In order to support the country’s growth through new technologies and encourage the implementation of the Internet of Everything as the foundation for the development of Smart+Connected Communities™, Cisco will expand its operations in Colombia through a US$6 million investment, which includes new state-of-the-art offices in …
Texas IAQ Professionals Help Businesses & Families Recover from Smoke and Water Damage following a Fire
Texas IAQ Professionals Help Businesses & Families Recover from Smoke and Water Damage following a Fire
12/16/2014 5:00:07 PM
Recently, Austin’s KVUE broadcast a report about thirty seven people who were displaced from their homes after a fire at their apartment complex in Round Rock.  According to the report, sixteen units were destroyed or sustained water and smoke damage.   While homes and businesses can be completely destroyed by fires, in multi-tenant situations and when a fire is in close …
Ogilvy & Mather appoints Ben Richards to newly created role, Worldwide Chief Strategy Officer, leading business transformation
Ogilvy & Mather appoints Ben Richards to newly created role, Worldwide Chief Strategy Officer, leading business transformation
12/16/2014 11:46:44 AM
Ogilvy & Mather today named Ben Richards to the newly created role of Worldwide Chief Strategy Officer, leading business transformation. Richards, 35, will work alongside Worldwide Chairman and CEO Miles Young to lead strategy across all Ogilvy companies and offices globally to drive transformation for the network and its clients. He will also be elevated to the company’s …
Ricoh Acquires PTI Marketing Technologies, Helping Customers to Expand into Marketing Services
12/16/2014 10:18:40 AM
Ricoh announced that it has acquired PTI®Marketing Technologies™, a premiere SaaS (software-as-a-service) marketing asset management and marketing solutions provider. The multi-million dollar acquisition ensures that Ricoh and PTI will continue to develop new marketing collateral management tools that help enterprises and commercial printers improve control of their marketing …
Radisson Royal Hotel Moscow named “World’s Leading Luxury Business Hotel” for fourth year in a row
Radisson Royal Hotel Moscow named “World’s Leading Luxury Business Hotel” for fourth year in a row
12/16/2014 10:01:57 AM
The Radisson Royal Hotel, Moscow (Russia) has been named “ World’s Leading Luxury Business Hotel 2014 ”  at the World Travel Awards at the CuisinArt Golf Resort & Spa in Anguilla. The  hotel is operated by Carlson Rezidor, one of the most dynamic hotel groups and  the leading international hotel operator in Russia/CIS & Baltics. The five-star  Radisson Royal Hotel …
Lufthansa to offer new helicopter service from Munich
Lufthansa to offer new helicopter service from Munich
12/16/2014 10:00:11 AM
Lufthansa customers will be able to reach the ski slopes even faster this winter. A new helicopter service from Munich will commence on 1 January 2015. Lufthansa’s hub in southern Germany is the perfect departure point to reach the nearby ski resorts as quickly as possible. Whether it’s Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Zillertal, Kitzbühel, SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser-Brixental or other …
Northeast IAQ & Energy Conference Offers Excellent Opportunities to Earn Continuing Education Credits
Northeast IAQ & Energy Conference Offers Excellent Opportunities to Earn Continuing Education Credits
12/16/2014 9:56:22 AM
The 2015 Northeast IAQ and Energy Conference will provide attendees with one of the best opportunities to increase their knowledge and network with their peers in the coming year.  In addition, it will offer a wide range of opportunities to earn continuing education and certification maintenance credits from a diverse range of organizations and certifying bodies.   While the …
The Coca-Cola Company Appoints Julie Hamilton as Chief Customer and Commercial Leadership Officer
12/16/2014 9:55:51 AM
The Coca-Cola Company announced today that it has named Julie Hamilton as its Chief Customer and Commercial Leadership Officer, effective April 1.  Ms. Hamilton will report directly to Chairman and CEO Muhtar Kent . As Chief Customer and Commercial Leadership Officer, Ms. Hamilton will lead a worldwide organization responsible for growing sales and profits with more than 20 …
M2M technology enables the manufacturing supply chain – see how in Vodafone’s new Insight Guide
12/16/2014 7:02:49 AM
Marketing Release – Machine-to-Machine (M2M) technology is helping to optimise the supply chain for organisations in the manufacturing industry through a variety of methods – some of these methods have been outlined in an M2M Insight Guide recently published by Vodafone.   M2M enables manufacturers at every stage to monitor and maintain daily operations. Any changes in …
TUJobs outlines best job interview practices
12/16/2014 5:32:22 AM
TUJobs has recently outlined the best job interview practices as part of a new article on employment. The practices are taken from career coach and executive resume writer Abby Locke via an article she published on LinkedIn Pulse.   According to the article, there are seven things you should do and never do in a job interview, and that first impressions are …
Czech Republic And Slovakia Public Broadcasters Begin Test Broadcast Of Ultra HD Content Via SES’s Astra 3B Satellite
12/15/2014 12:17:27 PM
SES S.A. (NYSE Euronext Paris and Luxembourg Stock Exchange: SESG), Ceska Televize (CT), RTVS and Ceske Radiokomunikace announced today that they will begin test broadcasts of Ultra HD content via SES’s ASTRA 3B satellite. The Czech Republic public TV provider CT and Slovakian public broadcaster RTVS, in cooperation with leading Czech provider of digital infrastructure Ceske …
Verizon Champions Innovative STEM Programs in 5 Underserved New York City Schools
12/15/2014 12:14:17 PM
Five New York City schools have been awarded a total of $100,000 to improve student achievement in science, technology, engineering and math through the Verizon Innovate Learning Grants program.  They are among 80 schools across the country selected to each receive a $20,000 grant as part of Verizon’s investment to stimulate student interest and achievement in STEM. The New …
Hanley Wood Announces Winners of CONCRETE SURFACES Polished Concrete Awards
12/15/2014 11:53:06 AM
Hanley Wood, the premier information, media, event, and strategic marketing services company serving the residential, commercial design and construction industries, has announced the winners of the fourth annual Concrete Surfaces Polished Concrete Awards. Twenty-six projects from around the world were entered in nine project categories. Over 5,800 online visitors voted in the …
Webtech Wireless Announces $2.1 Million Contract with City of Mississauga
12/15/2014 11:07:43 AM
Webtech Wireless Inc.  (TSX:WEW), a leading provider of vehicle fleet location-based services (LBS) and telematics technology, today announced a $2.1 million contract extension with the City of Mississauga to deploy the Webtech Wireless Fleet Center™ GPS/AVL fleet management solution. The City of Mississauga has signed a 5-year contract with two optional one year contract …
Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts Appoints Steven Taylor Chief Marketing Officer
Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts Appoints Steven Taylor Chief Marketing Officer
12/15/2014 9:49:02 AM
Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts announces Steven Taylor will join the company as chief marketing officer (CMO) on 5 January 2015. He will be based in the group’s corporate office in Hong Kong and report to Shangri-La President and CEO Greg Dogan. In his role as CMO, Taylor will oversee all functions across Shangri-La’s Sales and Marketing Division, including revenue …
Danske Bank expects to make goodwill impairments
12/15/2014 9:43:07 AM
Danske Bank expects to make goodwill impairments of about DKK 9 billion in its 2014 annual report. Shareholders’ equity will be reduced by the same amount. This should be viewed in light of shareholders’ equity and total goodwill of DKK 158.7 billion and DKK 18.6 billion, respectively, at 30 September 2014. The goodwill impairments are the result of Danske Bank’s ordinary …