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Sony Computer Entertainment To Launch New PlayStation®4 Worldwide Starting From Japan At End Of June
Sony Computer Entertainment To Launch New PlayStation®4 Worldwide Starting From Japan At End Of June
6/22/2015 10:19:30 AM
Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCE) today announced that a new PlayStation®4(PS4™) computer entertainment system (body color: Jet Black / Glacier White) will become available towards the end of June, 2015 in Japan, followed by North America / Europe / Asian countries and regions. The weight of the new PS4 system has been reduced by 10% and the power consumption by 8%, …
Nokia Networks, Zain KSA complete Saudi-first carrier aggregation project
6/22/2015 10:10:24 AM
Nokia Networks and Zain KSA today announced their successful completion of a pilot project using carrier aggregation to combine FDD-LTE bands 1800 and 2100 MHz. Conducted in the western region recently as part of Zain KSA’s network enhancement project, the trial is the first in the country to take advantage of combining those bands. Nokia Networks used its Global Services …
Consortium between Pöyry, VR Track and YIT selected to implement the light rail project in Tampere, Finland
6/22/2015 9:56:59 AM
The City of Tampere has awarded Tralli, a consortium comprising of Pöyry, VR Track and YIT, to carry out the light rail project in Tampere, Finland. The project is to be carried out employing the alliance model, whereby the client, engineers and contractors work jointly in the execution. The light rail system will be constructed in the busiest part of the Tampere public …
Porsche takes over toolmaking division of Kuka
6/22/2015 9:53:16 AM
Porsche is taking over the toolmaking division of Kuka Systems GmbH with locations in Schwarzenberg in the German state of Saxony and the Slovakian town Dubnica. Under the name of Porsche Werkzeugbau GmbH, the business unit with more than 600 employees will become a fully owned subsidiary of the Stuttgart-based sports car maker Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG. Kuka Systems GmbH …
Deutsche Bank offers access to the European Central Bank’s new settlement system
6/22/2015 9:45:42 AM
TARGET2-Securities (T2S), the European Central Bank’s new platform for the cross-border settlement of securities transactions, went live on June 22, 2015. The system removes existing national barriers, simplifies and accelerates the cross-border settlement of securities transactions and reduces transaction costs. Deutsche Bank will offer its clients in the financial …
The Carlyle Group Commits up to $500 Million to Magna Energy Ltd.
The Carlyle Group Commits up to $500 Million to Magna Energy Ltd.
6/22/2015 9:43:03 AM
Global alternative asset manager, The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ:CG), announced today that it is committing an equity line up to $500 million in Magna Energy Ltd, an upstream oil and gas company led by Dr Mike Watts and Jann Brown, who have sixty years’ combined experience in the oil industry. Magna is targeting the building of acreage positions in the Indian Subcontinent, with …
Prescott Heating Repair Team Opens New Branch Office
Prescott Heating Repair Team Opens New Branch Office
6/22/2015 9:00:00 AM
Severns Prescott Heating and Air Conditioning ’s new branch is scheduled to open January 2016. As the first step, they have launched a new website called Prescott-Heating.com. The new site highlights Prescott Heating Repair’s 30 years of experience with installation and repair of the new high tech residential and commercial heating systems. These new high performance …
Five Time Management Tips for Achieving Work Life Balance: Author Miriam Castilla Reveals
6/22/2015 1:01:49 AM
Every woman striving to achieve a healthy work life balance commonly refers to the same struggle: there simply isn’t enough time in one day to accomplish their ‘to do’ list. Today’s Woman Events founder and director Miriam Castilla knows all too well how important achieving work life balance is to women, especially business owners. “The fact is there are only 24 hours …
Melbourne Business Network Celebrates 30 Years of Powerful Success from Word of Mouth Marketing
Melbourne Business Network Celebrates 30 Years of Powerful Success from Word of Mouth Marketing
6/22/2015 12:48:11 AM
Eighty per cent of Australian small start-up businesses close their doors within the first 12 months, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics. As industry competition increases just by sheer volume growth, business owners continue to find new ways to set themselves apart from the rest. Word of mouth marketing attracts savvy entrepreneurs who understand the …
GPSTrackIt Co-Sponsors Golf Tourny Benefiting Landscape Architecture Scholarships
6/19/2015 2:58:06 PM
On Monday, June 15th, over 170 golfers teed off under clear skies and a perfect 70 degree temperature at the Newport Beach Country Club to benefit the CLASS fund, a nonprofit providing scholarships to students and funding for college programs in landscape architecture, horticulture, and landscape irrigation services. The tournament, sponsored by the California Landscape and …
Valtech is named Sitecore Platinum Implementation Partner
Valtech is named Sitecore Platinum Implementation Partner
6/19/2015 1:05:02 PM
Valtech finds itself in the middle of tremendous growth and with a rising number of new clients on the Sitecore platform, Valtech is now able to announce that it has become a Sitecore Platinum Partner. Sitecore, the global leader in customer experience management software, recently rolled out a new Solution Partner Program that will more closely align the needs of its …
Grass Roots climbs the Econsultancy Top 100 Digital Agencies ranking for 2015
Grass Roots climbs the Econsultancy Top 100 Digital Agencies ranking for 2015
6/19/2015 12:44:27 PM
Grass Roots, the world’s leading provider of employee and customer engagement solutions, has been listed in Econsultancy’s Top 100 Digital Agencies 2015, ranking at number 25 – two places higher than in 2014. The Econsultancy report is compiled based on fee income from UK digital activities and shows that digital marketing spend continues to grow in the UK, with the Top 100 …
Bombardier’s Newly-Established Chinese Joint Venture Wins First Contract for an INNOVIA Automated People Mover System
Bombardier’s Newly-Established Chinese Joint Venture Wins First Contract for an INNOVIA Automated People Mover System
6/19/2015 10:59:40 AM
Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation announced today that in consortium with its joint venture, CSR Puzhen Bombardier Transportation Systems Ltd., it has received an order from the Shanghai Shentong Metro Co. Ltd for a turnkey BOMBARDIER INNOVIA APM 300 automated people mover (APM) system, including 44 INNOVIA APM 300 automated people mover vehicles. The …
81st Annual San Mateo County Fair’s Family, Science & Education Program 
Breaks All Previous Revenue Records
81st Annual San Mateo County Fair’s Family, Science & Education Program Breaks All Previous Revenue Records
6/18/2015 3:16:53 PM
The 81st Annual San Mateo County Fair reached 120,646 in attendance, which represents a 5% dip in attendance from 2014.  However, the Fair exceeded sales projections and revenue in all departments from carnival to food and beverage averaging an increase of 20-30% from the previous year.  The first four days of the Fair broke all previous records, but the much-needed rain, …
1 in 4 Workers Unsure How They Would Protect Themselves in a Workplace Emergency, CareerBuilder Survey Finds
1 in 4 Workers Unsure How They Would Protect Themselves in a Workplace Emergency, CareerBuilder Survey Finds
6/18/2015 11:18:31 AM
When looking for a new job, it’s not unusual to take job security into consideration. But how often do workers think about security on the job? A new survey from CareerBuilder looks at how safe workers feel in their workplaces and how well they feel their companies work to ensure their security. According to the survey, while the vast majority of workers (94 percent) feel …
Agreement Reached for Alibaba and Foxconn to Invest in SoftBank’s Robotics Business
Agreement Reached for Alibaba and Foxconn to Invest in SoftBank’s Robotics Business
6/18/2015 8:59:44 AM
SoftBank Corp. (“SoftBank”), Alibaba Group Holding Limited (“Alibaba”) and Foxconn Technology Group (“Foxconn”) today announced an agreement under which Alibaba and Foxconn will each invest JPY 14.5 billion in SoftBank Robotics Holdings Corp. (“SBRH”), the SoftBank Group’s intermediate holding company responsible for its robotics business. Under the agreement, upon the …
Air Products’ Newest PRISM® Hydrogen Generation Technology Onstream at Global Tungsten & Powders
Air Products’ Newest PRISM® Hydrogen Generation Technology Onstream at Global Tungsten & Powders
6/17/2015 7:38:34 PM
Air Products (NYSE:APD) continues to meet the growing hydrogen demand of Global Tungsten & Powders Corp. (GTP) with the first installation of its new PRISM® PHG830 hydrogen generator. The new technology is now onstream at GTP’s manufacturing facility in Towanda, Pa., where the two companies held a ribbon-cutting ceremony today to celebrate the successful completion of …
Microsoft aligns engineering teams to strategy
Microsoft aligns engineering teams to strategy
6/17/2015 6:51:20 PM
In an email to employees Wednesday, Microsoft Corp. announced changes to its Senior Leadership Team to drive engineering alignment against the company’s core ambitions: reinvent productivity and business processes, build the intelligent cloud platform, and create more personal computing. “We are aligning our engineering efforts and capabilities to deliver on our …
EXHIBITOR Magazine and Marty Smith to Offer Lean Six Sigma Training in Chicago
EXHIBITOR Magazine and Marty Smith to Offer Lean Six Sigma Training in Chicago
6/17/2015 5:50:22 PM
Exhibitor Media Group , the award-winning leader in trade show and corporate event marketing education, today announced that EXHIBITOR Magazine will again partner with Marty Smith, the world’s leading expert on buying behavior and purchase experience metrics, to bring an intensive three-day learning experience to Chicago, August 11-13, at Northern Illinois University, …
Badger Meter Reduces Lead Time to Two Weeks for its Research Control® Valves Product Line
Badger Meter Reduces Lead Time to Two Weeks for its Research Control® Valves Product Line
6/17/2015 5:35:42 PM
Effective immediately, Badger Meter has established a new lead time of two weeks for Research Control® Valves (RCV) within their broad standard offering – a reduction of more than 50 percent. For many years, lead times for RCV valve products ranged from four to six weeks. Over the past year, Badger Meter has made major customer-focused investments in its Tulsa, Oklahoma …