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Strong Lineup of Crossovers and Utilities Drove GM’s U.S. June Sales

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General Motors (NYSE: GM) today reported June U.S. retail sales of 202,908 vehicles, down about 3 percent from the same period last year. However, in the fastest growing U.S. retail market segment, GM’s crossover retail sales were up 23 percent, due largely to the strength of Chevrolet Equinox, which were up 36 percent.  Buick’s U.S. retail sales were up 6 percent. GM’s U.S. Commercial sales were up 36 percent, for its best June since 2006.  Commercial and Government sales were 77 percent of GM’s fleet sales for the month.  U.S. daily rental... Read More »

M Now Offers Suggestions to Make Your Messenger Experience More Useful, Seamless and Delightful

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Today we’re excited to announce the launch of suggestions from M to everyone in the US. M is your helpful assistant in Messenger, powered by artificial intelligence. M offers suggestions by popping into an open conversation to suggest relevant content and capabilities to enrich the way people communicate and get things done. When we announced M over a year ago, it was a small AI experiment powered by humans that could fulfill almost any request. We learned a lot and these interactions have enabled us to build a completely automated version o... Read More »

UNBOX the future!

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Milan runs on cosmopolitan, young energy during the Salone del Mobile. From 4 to 9 April, United Colors of Benetton’s Piazza del Duomo store windows will feature not only its Spring/Summer collection, but also a selection of design objects displayed in a meticulously arranged colourful narrative. The objects are the work of the young creatives of Fabrica, Benetton’s communications research centre. UNBOXED is a Fabrica project for Designerbox, the noted French creators of the design box concept. UNBOXED is a research challenge that celebra... Read More »

New Intel Xeon Processor E3-1200 v6 Product Family Delivers Essential Performance and Visuals for Professionals

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Designed for entry-level servers used by small-business customers and powering entry-level workstations used by business professionals worldwide, the Intel Xeon processor E3-1200 v6 product family supports the increasing workloads and workflows of today’s server and workstation customers, delivering greater business intelligence, acceleration and agility. The Intel Xeon processor E3-1200 v6 product family enables entry-level workstations to evolve and expand to support new and powerful workloads, including design, analytics, rendering, profe... Read More »

Boeing Selects Plano, Texas, Site for Global Services Headquarters

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Boeing [NYSE: BA] has selected a site in Plano, Texas, for the headquarters of its new Global Services business unit, which will be operational in July. Boeing Global Services headquarters will be located in the Legacy West mixed- use development in West Plano. Global Services President and CEO Stan Deal, several of his leadership team members and some support staff will be located at the site, which will serve as a central hub for approximately 20,000 employees located around the globe. "Texas continues to be a global powerhouse in busin... Read More »

ERC Advanced Grant awarded to three UvA professors

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The projects: Prof. Jean-Sébastien Caux (Institute of Physics) – DYNAMINT: Dynamics of Probed, Pulsed, Quenched and Driven Integrable Quantum Systems In atomic, condensed matter and nanophysics settings, quantum matter is nowadays routinely pushed beyond the traditional low-energy/linear response/thermal equilibrium textbook paradigms. Recent experiments have shown that by cleverly ‘hitting’ a system in the right way, one can create states with novel and useful properties. The problem is that currently-available theoretical methods are unable... Read More »

Philips to acquire Australian pharmacy sleep services pioneer

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Founded in 2011, APSS has a unique sleep apnea program for pharmacies that includes screening, home-based sleep studies based on Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) therapy, training and services. The retail pharmacy market provides a convenient and central local access point to offer simple and effective sleep screening. This screening is aimed at assessing sleep quality and determining if subsequent sleep treatment may be required. APSS works closely with medical professionals for assessment and diagnosis of sleep problems, and subsequ... Read More »

Knee Replacement Specialists In Frisco, TX

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 Get back on your feet with advanced knee replacement surgery performed at OrthoTexas, Frisco. The board certified orthopedic surgeons specialize in treating a wide range of conditions with total as well as partial knee surgery. They thoroughly examine the condition and formulate a treatment plan accordingly. Knee Replacement Surgeries Offered At OrthoTexas Frisco - Total Knee Replacement – Patients suffering from severe Arthritis or congenital deformity of the knee joint (disorder present from birth),may be recommended to undergo this surger... Read More »

Lower Back Pain Treatment In Frisco, Texas

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 Get relief from lower back pain with the effective treatment provided at OrthoTexas, Frisco. The leading group of surgeons and doctors specialize in relieving acute and chronic back pain caused due to various orthopedic conditions. The board certified surgeons at OrthoTexas, Frisco have expertise in using advanced techniques to diagnose and treat spine conditions such as Herniated Disc, Sciatica, Spinal Stenosis, Spondylolisthesis etc. that cause lower back pain. They also help in relieving muscle strain as well as sprain suffered by the pati... Read More »

Impression kick-off meeting consultation new University Library

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Exhibition Kees van Ast (Portfolio Holder for Finance and Operational Management of the Executive Board), Maria Heijne (Director of the University Library UvA/AUAS), Gerard Nijsten (Director of Operational Management of the Faculty of Humanities) and Cees van der Wolf (Director of Campus and Real Estate Development) were also present at the meeting to provide further information and answer questions. The attendees learned more about the designs and the consultation process, and this was followed by an interesting, lively and constructive discu... Read More »

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