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Meeting our match: Buying 100 percent renewable energy

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Google’s total purchase of energy from sources like wind and solar exceeded the amount of electricity used by our operations around the world, including offices and data centers. What do we mean by “matching” renewable energy? Over the course of 2017, across the globe, for every kilowatt hour of electricity we consumed, we purchased a kilowatt hour of renewable energy from a wind or solar farm that was built specifically for Google. This makes us the first public Cloud, and company of our size, to have achieved this feat. Today, we have c... Read More »

Philips celebrates World Sleep Day early with the release of its annual global sleep survey results, overnight concert experience

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It is estimated that more than 100 million people worldwide suffer from sleep apnea, 80 percent of whom remain undiagnosed [1], and that globally, 30 percent of people experience difficulty in initiating and maintaining sleep [2]. Sleeping well is essential to good health, and yet only one-third of people who suffer from sleep disorders seek professional help [3]. Through the collaboration with Richter and its yearly global sleep survey, Philips aims to amplify the critical importance of restful sleep to the entire world. Overn... Read More »

Tele2 Netherlands deploys Nokia Cognitive Analytics real-time software to consistently deliver a superior customer experience

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Nokia Traffica software is part of the Nokia Cognitive Analytics portfolio. It is a real-time network analytics solution for monitoring and troubleshooting that provides deep insights into traffic, network conditions, locations, devices and subscriber activity. It enables service provider customer care and operations teams to better understand how subscribers are experiencing their services. Building upon Tele2 Netherlands' existing Traffica deployment, Nokia Traffica's geolocation capabilities provide a granular view of services issues down... Read More »

Newsroom placements for students across Europe

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This year we’re offering placements across 10 countries. For the first time, news publishers in Belgium and the Netherlands will be taking part—the Fellowship will open here soon—and each of will offer new opportunities for students to gain valuable experience. Applications are open in the following european countries: Austria, Ireland, Finland, France, Germany, Sweden, Switzerland, and the UK. Country-specific applications can be found on the News Lab website. In the coming weeks, the participating newsrooms will select their preferred c... Read More »

Groupe Renault and EEM create first “smart island” in Porto Santo

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The government of the Autonomous Region of Madeira will roll out an innovative programme in Porto Santo, known as Sustainable Porto Santo - Smart Fossil Free Island, to facilitate the energy transition. EEM, which is in charge of the programme’s energy and electric mobility, has chosen Groupe Renault as its partner for electric mobility solutions. This world-first smart island uses electric vehicles, second-life batteries, smart charging and V2G to boost the island’s energy independence and stimulate the production of renewable energy. Groupe ... Read More »

Volkswagen Group provides active support for use of electric cars: 50 e-Golf (1) vehicles handed over in Hamburg

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At the handing-over ceremony, Ludger Fretzen, Head of Group Strategy for New Business of the Volkswagen Group, said: “With these 50 e-Golf cars the new owners make a contribution for better air quality. The objective of our partnership with Hamburg is to make urban mobility more environmentally compatible and more efficient. That is also in line with our Roadmap E.” Frank Horch, Senator for Economy, Transport and Innovation in Hamburg, said: “More and more people involved in business administration in Hamburg and also a growing number of mem... Read More »

Pfizer, Merck, Thermo Fisher Scientific and others are joining the 2nd annual Advanced R and D Sourcing and Procurement in Pharma Summit

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Explore the rapidly transforming R&D procurement space, join the pharma community to help your R&D team ultimately drive scientific development. The 2nd annual Advanced R&D Sourcing & Procurement in Pharma will return to Boston, US on April 30 – May 1, with the support of Lead Partner Science Exchange and Expertise Partner Thermo Fisher Scientific. Building on the success in 2017, this meeting will once again gather 80+ senior leaders from the community, taking a closer look at how R&D sourcing and procurement experts ... Read More »

Forbes Media Announces Launch of Forbes Benelux and Forbes Monaco

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Forbes Benelux will be published bi-monthly in English to start. In the future, it will also be made available in Dutch. Forbes Benelux will be edited in The Netherlands where it will be distributed as well as in Belgium and Luxembourg, with the initial launch in September 2018. Forbes Monaco, a new English language Monaco bi-monthly print and online edition, is scheduled to launch in June 2018. It will be accompanied by events and conferences to follow. The editorial content of  Forbes Benelux and Forbes Monaco will retain the editorial ind... Read More »

Nest to join forces with Google’s hardware team

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Since Nest joined Google four years ago, the team has experienced incredible momentum. The company doubled its hardware portfolio last year—selling more devices in 2017 than the previous two years combined. Meanwhile, Google has sold tens of millions of products for the home in just the last year, as more people use the Google Assistant to listen to their favorite music, control their connected devices, and get useful information about their day. To build on this momentum, we're excited to bring the Nest and Google Hardware teams together. T... Read More »

DriveNow becomes wholly-owned subsidiary of BMW Group

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The rapidly growing field of mobility services is one of the cornerstones of the BMW Group’s corporate strategy NUMBER ONE > NEXT, as evidenced by the BMW Group expanding its offering in the areas of on-demand mobility (DriveNow and ReachNow), parking (ParkNow) and charging (ChargeNow) in a sustainable way. The acquisition of the Sixt shares is therefore the next logical step in this strategy, following the acquisition of Parkmobile LLC in early January of this year, a move which made the BMW Group the world’s leading provider of digital par... Read More »

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