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E-health: Connected Hospital Improves Patient Care and Comfort with New Services

Posted in Health on 10 February 2012

a new multimedia terminal developed by Philips a device of WIFI traceability to localize the medical equipment and control the biomedical products Orange Business Services and Philips combine their know-how to offer an innovative solution to healthcare establishments CareServant, the multimedia system developed by Philips and integrated by the Orange Business Services teams, offers: more […]

Orange Joins Forces with the Cned to Launch “English by Yourself”, a New Service for English Language Learning

Posted in Education on 10 February 2012

In line with its “digital coach” strategy, Orange has partnered with the Cned, the European leader in distance education, to support the development of educational practices in language learning. “English by Yourself” (, is an original, innovative site developed by the Cned, the British Council and Orange offering an in-depth, personalized digital English learning experience […]

Garmin® Receives Brazilian ANAC Validation for GTN™ Touchscreen Avionics

Posted in Technology on 10 February 2012

Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, announced today that it has received Brazil’s National Civil Aviation Agency’s (ANAC) validation of the U.S. Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for the GTN 650 and GTN 750 series touchscreen avionics and GPS antennas. With this validation, the GTN is […]

MasterCard Establishes Relationship with Silver Tail Systems to Combat Online Fraud

Posted in Internet on 10 February 2012

MasterCard Worldwide and Silver Tail Systems, a leading provider of web session intelligence, announced today a new exclusive relationship that will focus on leveraging and creating innovative solutions to help combat online fraud. The companies’ collective expertise will enable merchants to differentiate fraudsters from legitimate consumers in real-time during the online shopping experience. With eCommerce […]

MasterCard Worldwide and INJAZ Al-Arab Announce Joint Collaboration on Entrepreneurship Program for Arab Youth

Posted in Society on 10 February 2012

During an event held under the High Patronage Of the Prime Minister H.E. Mr. Najib Mikati, MasterCard Worldwide today announced that the Company is teaming up with INJAZ Al-Arab, a non-profit organization in the Middle East. INJAZ Al-Arab, member of Junior Achievement Worldwide collaborates with corporate volunteers and Ministries of Education to provide experiential education […]

Canon HDTV Lenses Are Chosen for Super Bowl XLVI Game Coverage by Production Facilities Company NEP Broadcasting

Posted in Technology on 10 February 2012

When the New York Giants and New England Patriots take the field for Super Bowl XLVI at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis on Sunday, February 5, the eyes of over 100 million people around the world will be upon them. Meeting the challenge of this momentous national and international telecast is production facilities provider NEP […]

Canon U.S.A. Receives Seven Winter “Pick” Awards From Buyers Laboratory LLC

Posted in Business on 10 February 2012

Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced the Company has received seven Winter “Pick” awards for its imageFORMULA, imageCLASS and imageRUNNER ADVANCE solutions, from Buyers Laboratory LLC (BLI). Ranging from personal document scanners to high-capacity workgroup solutions, the seven awards recognize each model’s outstanding performance during BLI’s rigorous lab testing within […]

Increased Crop Yield Through Better Insight in Molecular Networks

Posted in Technology on 10 February 2012

The VIB Department for Plant Systems Biology at Ghent University and BASF Plant Science announced today a cooperation agreement in plant biotechnology. Together they will develop a novel technology to identify genes and gene networks that control crop yield. The project, designated TopYield, will explore and unravel the large natural variability of plant growth under […]

BASF Inaugurates Its First Sodium Methylate Plant in South America

Posted in Technology on 10 February 2012

BASF officially inaugurated its new world-scale production plant for sodium methylate in Guaratinguetá, Brazil, its largest site in South America. The plant has a capacity of 60,000 metric tons per year and is supplying the regional market. Production started at the end of 2011 and the plant has been continuously delivering excellent product quality. It […]

BASF and COFCO Tunhe Work Together for Sustainable Tomato Production in China

Posted in Business on 10 February 2012

BASF and COFCO Tunhe, one of the world’s largest tomato producers and processors headquartered in Beijing, China, have entered a strategic cooperation to develop and enhance sustainable tomato cultivation in China. The main goal is to design a production system that addresses needs throughout the food value chain. The two companies have begun to analyze […]