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    • EWD Derendingen and Swisscom sign fibre-optic partnership agreement
    • The expansion of the fibre-optic network in Derendingen, Solothurn, has moved into the next phase: EWD (Derendingen electricity and water supply) and Swisscom have signed a partnership agreement. By the end of 2013, all homes in Derendingen will be directly connected to the high-speed fibre-optic network.
    • August 21, 2012
    • Harris Corporation Fully Integrates P25 Phase 2 Technology with VIDA Network
    • Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS), an international communications and information technology company, has integrated P25 (Project 25) Phase 2 solutions with the company's VIDA network, delivering improved mission-critical interoperability. Harris P25 Phase 2 solutions are interoperable with P25 Phase 1 systems, P25 Phase 2 systems and future LTE (Long-Term Evolution) networks.
    • August 21, 2012
    • Growth slowing in emerging markets
    • The HSBC Emerging Markets Index shows two-speed growth as China and Brazil lag behind India and Russia, and uncertainty holds back employment.
    • July 12, 2012
    • Nigeria: Agbaje, Ekpe, Access Bank, Honoured By African Banker
    • Two top Nigerian bankers, Mr. Olusegun Agbaje and Mr. Arnold Ekpe, Group Managing Directors of Guaranty Trust Bank Plc and Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI) respectively, shone Wednesday night at the African Bankers Awards, in Arusha, Tanzania.
    • June 01, 2012
    • African top bankers honoured at AfDB annual meetings
    • Africa's top bankers gathered in Arusha, Tanzania, to celebrate the 6th edition of the African Banker Awards, under the patronage of the African Development Bank (AfDB). Olusegun Agbaje, managing director of Guaranty Trust Bank, Nigeria scooped the prize for African Banker of the Year.
    • June 01, 2012
    • BBVA´s Annual Report
    • Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A. (BBVA) filed on April 26, 2012 with the Securities and Exchange Commission BBVA´s Annual Report on Form 20-F for the year ended December 31, 2011.
    • May 10, 2012
    • BASF with solid start to the year
    • BASF had a solid start to 2012. Sales were higher than in the very good first quarter of the previous year and rose 6% to €20.6 billion. Income from operations (EBIT) before special items decreased as expected and, at €2.5 billion (down 7%), was slightly below the same quarter of the previous year.
    • April 27, 2012
    • BBVA earns €1.005 billion in the first quarter
    • BBVA’s profit for the first quarter of 2012 was €1.005 billion, which is 12.6% less than the same period last year but exceeds that of the two previous quarters. Gross income rose 3.5% to €5.45 billion, supported by firm recurring income in all the regions where the Group operates.
    • April 25, 2012
    • Guaranty Trust Bank plc 2011 Audited Full-Year Results
    • Guaranty Trust Bank plc (“GTBank”), (Bloomberg: GUARANTY:NL/Reuters: GUARANT.LG), provider of diversified financial services, announces its Audited Financial Results for the year ended December 31, 2011, and declares a Year End dividend of 85 kobo* per share.
    • March 20, 2012
    • Dinas Vets open practice with support from RBS
    • The Owner of Dinas Powys-based Veterinary practice, Dinas Vets, has opened her first practice on Cardiff Road after securing funding from banking partner, The Royal Bank of Scotland ("RBS").
    • March 16, 2012
    • BBVA to open its first Representative Office in the Middle East
    • BBVA has obtained authorization from the Central Bank of UAE to open a Representative Office in Abu Dhabi to provide support for the bank’s large customers and institutional clients. The new office to be located on the 23/F, Tower 1, Sowwah Square, marks BBVA’s first entry into the Middle East and will mainly provide support for the global markets business.
    • March 01, 2012
    • BASF at “JEC Composites Show 2012”
    • BASF will present its novelties for composites at the Paris “JEC Composites Show” from March 27 through 29, 2012, in hall 1, booth G 17. This trade show is one of the world’s major exhibitions for these specialty materials. BASF move forward as a globally recognized supplier of innovative epoxy and coating systems designed specifically manufacturing and coating rotor blades of modern wind turbine
    • February 29, 2012
    • GSK announces changes to the Board
    • GlaxoSmithKline plc today announced that at the company’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) in 2013, following nine years of respective service to the GSK Board, Sir Crispin Davis, Sir Robert Wilson and Mr Larry Culp will not stand for re-election to the Board.
    • January 30, 2012
    • BBVA estimates potential goodwill adjustment of €1 billion for its U.S. operations
    • Taking into account current available data and profit forecasts, the BBVA Group estimates a potential adjustment to the goodwill of its U.S. unit due to macroeconomic factors and to the new regulatory framework. This accounting adjustment would not have any negative impact on the Group’s liquidity, solvency or dividend policy.
    • January 23, 2012
    • IBM Reports 2011 Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year Results
    • IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced fourth-quarter 2011 diluted earnings of $4.62 per share, compared with diluted earnings of $4.18 per share in the fourth quarter of 2010, an increase of 11 percent. Operating (non-GAAP) diluted earnings were $4.71 per share, compared with operating diluted earnings of $4.25 per share in the fourth quarter of 2010, an increase of 11 percent.
    • January 23, 2012
    • Free Internet access for guests in Migros restaurants
    • Swisscom is to equip over 180 Migros restaurants with wireless Internet by the middle of this year, allowing guests to surf the web free of charge for up to two hours. This will bring the total number of WLAN hotspots operated by Swisscom across Switzerland to around 1,700.
    • January 23, 2012
    • New Walmart Neighborhood Market Opens in Flower Mound
    • A new Walmart Neighborhood Market will open in Flower Mound, Jan. 18, with a 55,000-square-foot store designed to offer quick access to low-cost groceries, prescriptions and household products. Doors to the new store will open at 8 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 18, following a 7:30 a.m. ribbon-cutting ceremony.
    • January 09, 2012
    • CANMARC announces hearing on rights plans
    • CANMARC Real Estate Investment Trust ("CANMARC" or the "REIT") (TSX: CMQ.UN) announced today that the Bureau de décision et de révision (Québec) (the "Bureau") will hold a hearing on January 19, 2012 in response to an application made by Cominar Real Estate Investment Trust and certain of its affiliated entities (collectively, "Cominar") for an order to cease trade CANMARC's unitholder rights pla
    • January 06, 2012
    • Czech Republic’s Largest Insurance Company Taps IBM to Preempt IT Issues
    • IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that the largest insurance company in the Czech Republic, Česká pojišťovna a.s, relies on IBM smarter computing to help prevent IT issues before they occur and to support its core business functions, such as claims processing and customer management.
    • January 05, 2012
    • Tata Motors unveils 3 new vehicles at Auto Expo 2012
    • Tata Motors today unveiled at the New Delhi Auto Expo 2012 the Tata Safari Storme, the new generation Safari SUV, the Tata Ultra, the company's new LCV & ICV range, and the Tata LPT 3723, India's first 5-axle rigid truck. They will be commercially launched in the next financial year.
    • January 05, 2012
    • IBM to Acquire Green Hat
    • IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced a definitive agreement to acquire Green Hat, a leader in software quality and testing solutions for the cloud and other environments. Financial terms were not disclosed.
    • January 05, 2012
    • Lexus to Unveil Hybrid Sport Coupe Concept at Detroit Auto Show
    • Lexus announces that it will unveil the “LFLC” 2+2 sport coupe—a concept vehicle taking the new Lexus design direction one step further—at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit on January 9, 2012 (U.S. Eastern time).
    • December 23, 2011
    • Novell Open Enterprise Server 11 Reduces Costs While Enhancing User Productivity
    • Novell today announced the availability of Novell® Open Enterprise Server 11. The latest release is built on SUSE® Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1, providing customers with more flexibility and choice. Novell Open Enterprise Server 11 simplifies and streamlines management of file and print networks so customers can leverage existing investments to help lower costs and enhance end-user productivity
    • December 21, 2011
    • RWE Innogy expands its Spanish wind portfolio to 447 megawatts
    • RWE Innogy Aersa, the Spanish subsidiary of RWE Innogy, has acquired a 47.5% stake in the Spanish wind farm operator Explotaciones Eólicas de Aldehuelas, thus increasing its overall share in the company to 95%. Explotaciones Eólicas de Aldehuelas owns and operates a wind farm with an installed capacity of 47.2 megawatts in the Spanish region of Castile-Léon near the city of Soria.
    • December 15, 2011
    • Derby Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust to Deploy Clinical Portal
    • Carefx, a leading provider of interoperable workflow solutions, today announced that Derby Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has selected the Carefx solution suite to provide clinicians with access to patient data from multiple core systems through a single, integrated view.
    • December 13, 2011
    • Apprentices help the "Every penny counts" campaign
    • Swisscom is a partner of "Jeder Rappen zählt" (Every penny counts) and some 100 Swisscom apprentices will be lending a hand to the pre-Christmas fundraising campaign. They will help set up the technical infrastructure and take calls from donors in the call centre.
    • December 09, 2011
    • Delcam prepares for mill-turn CAM bonanza
    • Delcam is preparing for a big increase in demand for its CAM software for mill-turn applications in the coming months. The company is looking to recruit extra experienced staff in this area to demonstrate its systems to potential customers, and to train and support the growing number of users of mill-turn technology.
    • December 09, 2011
    • Delcam India to present at SolidWorks Innovation Day in Mumbai
    • Delcam India will present at the SolidWorks Innovation day, hosted by SolidWorks VAR and Delcam for SolidWorks© reseller, Unique Innovations, at The Ramada Powai in Mumbai on the 14th December 2011. The event features Delcam India as a technology partner of Unique Innovations complimenting their CAD, CAE and RP offerings.
    • December 09, 2011
    • Rezidor announces Route 2015 Strategy - plan to expand margins by 6-8 points
    • At the Rezidor Hotel Group’s Capital Market Day in London today, the company announces their “Route 2015 Strategy” – a number of initiatives to improve the group’s EBITDA margin. Rezidor’s plan will focus on several targeted areas which combined are expected to push the margins by 6 to 8 percentage points by 2015; assuming that market RevPAR growth will be in line with inflation.
    • December 05, 2011
    • Rezidor announces the Park Inn by Radisson Petrozavodsk, Russia
    • The Rezidor Hotel Group, one of the fastest growing hotel companies worldwide and the leading international hotel operator in Russia/CIS, announces the Park Inn by Radisson Petrozavodsk. The property featuring 180 rooms is scheduled to open in 2013. It is owned by Piter Concern. Park Inn by Radisson is a mid-market brand which offers reliability, personalized services and great value for money.
    • November 28, 2011
    • Rezidor announces the Park Inn by Radisson Milan Malpensa, Italy
    • The Rezidor Hotel Group, one of the fastest growing hotel companies worldwide, announces the very first Park Inn by Radisson hotel in Italy: This November, the Grand Hotel Milan Malpensa will be transformed into the Park Inn by Radisson Milan Malpensa.
    • November 22, 2011
    • Tata Nano now with even more! All at the same price
    • Tata Motors today announced for the Tata Nano introduction of a bouquet of features -- of new colours, new interiors, a more powerful gasoline engine and even greater fuel efficiency of 25.4 kmpl, further improving on its record as India's most fuel efficient petrol car.
    • November 22, 2011
    • Chur to receive high-speed fibre-optic network
    • Swisscom continues to drive forward fibre-optic expansion in Eastern Switzerland. Fibre optic cables are to be laid to all households and businesses in Chur by 2016.
    • November 22, 2011