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BT named leader in Asia Pacific for next-generation telecoms according to IDC
12/11/2014 12:33:57 PM
BT today announced it has been named a “leader” for the fifth consecutive year in the IDC MarketScape: Asia Pacific Next-Generation Telcos: Telecom Services 2014-2015 Vendor Assessment*. Noting BT Global Services’ strategy, capabilities and track record, the IDC report highlights BT’s commitment to the Asia Pacific region through continued investments in networks, services …
Marc Bolland and David Weinberg Elected to The Coca-Cola Company Board Of Directors
Marc Bolland and David Weinberg Elected to The Coca-Cola Company Board Of Directors
12/11/2014 12:31:56 PM
The Board of Directors of The Coca-Cola Company today elected Marc Bolland and David Weinberg as Directors of the Company, effective Feb. 18, 2015.  Marc Bolland, 55, is CEO of retailer Marks & Spencer Group PLC.  Since becoming CEO at Marks & Spencer in 2010, Bolland has led an ongoing program to transform the company from a traditional British retailer to an …
Riverside Adds A Layer To H-D Advanced Manufacturing
12/11/2014 12:30:44 PM
Intellifuse Coating Technologies (Intellifuse) has joined holding company H-D Advanced Manufacturing Company (H-D). H-D is a collection of operating companies in the severe duty, high-precision manufacturing sector targeting “mission critical” products and applications. Located in Houston, Texas, Intellifuse leverages its proprietary, carbide-based coating technology to …
iPad Air 2 & iPad mini 3 Models with Cellular Networking Available in China Starting This Week
12/11/2014 12:28:51 PM
Apple® today announced that models of iPad Air™ 2 and iPad mini™ 3 with cellular networking will be available in China starting this week. TD-LTE and FDD-LTE standards, as well as TD-SCDMA, DC-HSDPA, HSPA+ and other fast networks, are all available in a single model, giving iPad Air 2 customers in China the ability to stay connected on advanced cellular data networks in China …
IDB to launch new open data portal on development in Latin America and the Caribbean
12/11/2014 12:09:04 PM
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) announced today it will launch in the first quarter of 2015 Numbers for Development, a free and open data portal focused on Latin American and Caribbean development indicators. The new portal will allow users to access and utilize a wealth of IDB data on topics ranging from social inclusion to global integration for 26 countries in …
Credit Corp Group launches award-winning learning and certification program using NetDimensions Learning
12/11/2014 10:49:34 AM
NetDimensions (AIM: NETD; OTCQX: NETDY), a global provider of performance, knowledge, and learning management systems , announced today that Credit Corp Group Limited (Credit Corp) recently changed to operate its centralised learning and certification program on NetDimensions Learning. Credit Corp’s certification program won the Gold Award for Best in Certification Programs …
The new BMW 6 Series: Three Body Styles Rejuvenated and Ready to Take on the Competition
The new BMW 6 Series: Three Body Styles Rejuvenated and Ready to Take on the Competition
12/10/2014 6:34:30 PM
Through three generations, the BMW 6 Series has defined that unique blend of style and elegance with the performance and handling that one would expect of The Ultimate Driving MachineTM. For the 2015 model year the third-generation of BMW 6 Series receives a range of enhancements that refine the character that is unique to the 6 Series. Now offered in three distinct body …
Lenovo Garners the 2014 Hong Kong Corporate Governance Excellence Award and Sustainability Excellence Award
12/10/2014 6:31:22 PM
Lenovo has been honored with the Corporate Governance Excellence Award (Hang Seng Index Constituent Companies Category) and Sustainability Excellence Award at the “Hong Kong Corporate Governance Excellence Awards 2014.” Lenovo is one of the new awardees in the 2014 Awards, reaffirming the company’s excellent standard of corporate governance and sustainability.   The Hong …
Cargill officially opens cocoa processing facility in Indonesia to serve growing Asian market
12/10/2014 11:23:06 AM
Food and beverage manufacturers seeking to meet the growing demand amongst Asian consumers for chocolate and cocoa products will benefit from a greater availability of high quality cocoa powders following the inauguration of Cargill’s cocoa processing facility in Gresik, Indonesia. Creating over 300 new jobs, the US $100 million facility will have a 70,000-metric-ton …
Grammy Foundation® To Present 17Th Annual Entertainment Law Initiative® Luncheon & Scholarship Presentation Featuring Keynote By Congressman Jerrold Nadler
12/10/2014 10:32:37 AM
Scholarship Program For Promising Entertainment Law Students Awards Cash Scholarships; Winners To Present Papers At Annual ELI Luncheon During GRAMMY Week The GRAMMY Foundation ® will present the 17th Annual Entertainment Law Initiative ® Luncheon & Scholarship Presentation featuring a keynote address by Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.). Russell …
Telstra invests in local Australian company, Panviva, to deliver online support for contact centres
12/10/2014 10:28:28 AM
Telstra Ventures today announced it had invested in Australian company, Panviva, a global leader in business process guidance software solutions. Panviva software, called SupportPoint, simplifies the interactions for contact centre and back office staff who navigate multiple and complex systems to service customers. SupportPoint is delivered in the form of Software as a …
Dow Corning High Performance Building Solutions team member named a top influencer in glass & glazing industry
12/10/2014 10:24:57 AM
A façade expert from the Dow Corning High Performance Building Solutions team has been formally recognized as a top industry influencer. USGlass magazine recently named Dow Corning Façade Design and Construction Specialist Stanley Yee one of "The Glass & Glazing Industry’s Most Influential People." Yee: ‘The needs of the built environment... are calling for a paradigm …
Accenture and Backbase Form Alliance in Financial Services to Help Banks Improve Customer Engagement through Digital Channels
12/10/2014 10:22:22 AM
Under the alliance agreement, the companies will leverage Backbase’s wide range of customer experience management technology solutions and Accenture’s banking industry expertise and capabilities, including digital distribution and marketing strategy and core banking services. The companies will focus on providing banks with an end-to-end solution to support their digital …
River Thames Scheme moves forward with appraisal award for GBV
12/10/2014 10:13:09 AM
The UK’s largest inland flood risk scheme has moved forward with the award of a major appraisal study to GBV, a joint venture comprising Galliford Try and Black & Veatch. Flood risk for more than 15,000 properties, including all communities between Datchet and Teddington, will be reduced by the River Thames Scheme. The work encompasses many areas affected by major flooding …
LEED IEQ Certification Services in Texas & the Gulf Coast offered by Indoor Environmental Consultants
LEED IEQ Certification Services in Texas & the Gulf Coast offered by Indoor Environmental Consultants
12/10/2014 8:18:14 AM
Across Texas and the Gulf Coast, a growing number of building owners and management companies have recognized the benefits of obtaining the USGBC Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification for their properties.  To obtain this coveted status, there are a number of credit categories where points can be earned towards certification.   One major category …
Independent Insurance Adjuster - Sams & Associates Announces Kansas/Kansas City, Missouri Adjuster, Raymond Love
12/9/2014 5:44:14 PM
Independent Insurance Adjuster - Sams & Associates Announces Kansas/Kansas City, Missouri Adjuster, Raymond Love Sacramento, California, December 9, 2014 - Sams & Associates Inc., the leader in providing quality, consistency and timeliness in independent claims handling, announces the addition of Raymond Love as their new multi-line adjuster . He is located …
Curtain up for Pipilotti Rist at Nationale Suisse
Curtain up for Pipilotti Rist at Nationale Suisse
12/9/2014 5:34:25 PM
World-famous Swiss artist Pipilotti Rist has created a vast bead curtain to hang in the stairwell at insurance company Nationale Suisse. The one-of-a-kind artwork is made up of thousands of faceted plastic balls. It now joins two further “art in architecture” projects by Hans Danuser and Daniel Robert Hunziker that also grace the refurbished Nationale Suisse head office …
LaSalle County Generating Station Files License Renewal Application
12/9/2014 5:25:32 PM
Exelon Generation filed a license renewal application today with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) for LaSalle County Generating Station in Marseilles, Ill. LaSalle Unit 1 is currently licensed to operate until 2022 and Unit 2 until 2023. The application filing begins a multiyear review by the NRC to extend the station’s license by an additional 20 years. LaSalle Station …
IEEE-CS Certification and Professional Education Program Joins the Teradata University Network
12/9/2014 3:01:55 PM
IEEE Computer Society has joined the Teradata University Network as a partner in the online international community whose members share learning materials, knowledge, ideas, experiences, and job opportunities in the broad field of analytics. This educational collaboration will help IEEE-CS student and academic members deepen their information systems, management, or …
Serco awarded English Language Requirement contract in Wales
12/9/2014 11:21:02 AM
Serco has been awarded the new payment-by-results (PBR) English Language Requirement (ELR) contract in Wales. Under the two-year contract awarded by Department for Work and Pensions, Serco will be supporting people with very poor English or Welsh to improve their language skills and so help them obtain employment. In areas where Welsh is more important in the workplace, …