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Nokia and OSIsoft collaborate to boost analytics capabilities with high-capacity infrastructure

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OSIsoft's PI System transforms the vast data streams generated by sensors and other devices into rich, real-time insights so companies can improve productivity, make critical decisions or create connected products. The Nokia Digital Automation Cloud offers OSIsoft and its customers subscription-based flexible and private mobile broadband (LTE/4G) to enable fast data transfer and powerful analytics. For the collection and analysis of large quantities of data, sensors must be connected within a secure and reliable high-capacity network with lo... Read More »

Charging to the peak – Volkswagen I.D. R Pikes Peak set for world premier

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When the I.D. R Pikes Peak is presented to the public on 22 April, it will be Volkswagen’s first fully-electric racing car. Up to now, the public has had to be satisfied with high-quality computer sketches for an initial impression of the summiteer for the most famous hill climb in the world. However, the unveiling of the finished prototype is now just around the corner: lightweight construction and aerodynamic perfection contribute to an exciting design, which houses a powerful electric power unit. The I.D. R Pikes Peak will first take its ... Read More »

Shell and Toyota move forward with hydrogen facility for freight at Port of Long Beach

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The funding, which is contingent upon the approval of the project at an upcoming CEC meeting, forms part of the CEC’s Alternative and Renewable Fuel and Vehicle Technology Program, which helps develop hydrogen and electric infrastructure at ports, warehousing and distribution centers in California. Shell and Toyota expect the facility to encourage the use of zero-emission hydrogen fuel cell electric trucks in and around Long Beach, one of the world’s largest freight hubs. “This station will help the hydrogen-fueled freight sector to flour... Read More »

ECKART 2018 for “Art of Living” goes to Suzanne Cupps and Danny Meyer. Young, urban gastronomy based on fresh regional products

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“Suzanne Cupps and Danny Meyer represent a young urban gastronomy that skilfully combines creative culinary art and modern hospitality,” explained Eckart Witzigmann, announcing the jury’s decision. “Their focus on simple natural ingredients from across the region, cultivated in the most sustainable way possible, is 100 percent in line with the ECKART philosophy.” Danny Meyer is an entrepreneur with a feel for strong concepts and quality. He heads the successful Union Square Hospitality Group, which includes some of the most popular and succe... Read More »

A Green State of Mind

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When Toyota launched Prius more than 20 years ago, no one even knew what a hybrid was. Today, Toyota and Lexus have nearly twice the number of hybrids currently on the road as all other manufacturers combined. We continue to be ranked by Newsweek as one of the world’s greenest companies – and No. 1 in the automobile category – for our track record of sustainability achievements and eco-sensitive hybrid and fuel cell vehicles. The 2017 North American Environmental Report showcases how Toyota’s environmental strategy and performance across ... Read More »

G Suite Enterprise for Education is now available

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In January, we announced G Suite Enterprise for Education, a new edition of G Suite for Education that offers additional enterprise-grade capabilities designed for large institutions and customized for education. Starting today, G Suite Enterprise for Education is generally available to educational institutions in the United States, and is coming to more countries soon. Additionally, new tools—such as Data Loss Prevention (DLP), security key management and enforcement, and Gmail S/MIME—will start rolling out to all G Suite for Education user... Read More »

Visualizing the #MeToo movement using Google Trends

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In recognition of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, we created Me Too Rising, a visualization of the global #MeToo movement through Google Trends data. On the site, you can look at global interest starting last fall and watch as consciousness spreads over time. In the past year, #MeToo has been searched in 195 countries—that's every country on earth. You can see the cities where it was trending on different dates and see what’s happening now at local levels with city-specific Google Search results for “Me Too.” And the sexual assault resources pa... Read More »

Benetton Group celebrates Earth Day with two news projects

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Benetton Group will also be joining the celebrations. Respect for the environment is, in fact, a philosophy that has permeated the company’s culture for decades. Founded in the 1960s, when the concept of sustainable development was in its infancy, the firm has grown up in a society where respect for the environment has become a pillar for every successful business. Today Benetton Group’s commitment is reflected in a series of projects and initiatives aimed at reducing the environmental footprint of its activities, from ensuring the sustainab... Read More »

Nokia and Smart City Capital join forces to foster smart city projects in Canada

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To support this effort, Nokia and Smart City Capital have created a best-in-class partner ecosystem that includes suppliers of a broad range of technology solutions, standardized and scalable communications network infrastructure and platforms, and architecture and engineering services. This ecosystem is designed to help facilitate the adoption of smart city applications in areas including public safety, smart transit, autonomous vehicle and vehicle to X (V2X) and more. Shawn Sparling, Head of Enterprise Sales, Canada for Nokia, said: "Fundi... Read More »

The Case of the Missing Fruit – Philips and Rijksmuseum work some magic to inspire healthy living

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Amsterdam, the Netherlands – Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, has announced its ‘Dutch Masterjuices’ campaign, in partnership with the renowned Rijksmuseum, to highlight the importance of fruit and vegetable consumption. The healthy living campaign marks the release of a short film which sees still life works of art suddenly appear without its fruit and vegetables in a bold move that creates confusion and surprise with museum visitors. It is estimated that 86% of Europeans don’t eat the recommended fi... Read More »

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