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Challenge Enables Unprecedented Access to Data and Tools from Leading Companies to Generate New Climate Solutions NEW YORK -Friday, March 10th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Global Pulse, the United Nations innovation initiative on big data, and Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ: WDC), a global leader in data storage technologies and solutions, announced a partnership today to launch the “Data for Climate Action” challenge. Data for Climate Action is an unprecedented open innovation challenge to harness data science and big data from the private sector to fight climate change. Data scientists, researchers, and innovators from around the world are encouraged to apply and submit their proposals at by 10 April 2017. “Driving effective action on climate change requires not only climate data, but also rich information about human behavior,” said Robert Kirkpatrick, Director of UN Global Pulse. “Big data can provide dynamic feedback on how communities ... Read more »
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LONDON -Friday, March 10th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Amec Foster Wheeler announced today the award of a contract by Petrochemical Industries Company K.S.C. (PIC), a subsidiary of the Kuwait Petroleum Company (KPC), for the integration project between its Olefins III, Aromatics II and ZOR Refinery in the State of Kuwait. The contract covers Front-End Engineering Design (FEED) leading to Project Management Consultancy (PMC) for the project. The six-year contract builds on Amec Foster Wheelers' significant expertise in petrochemicals and refinery integration, alongside the impressive track record of delivering PMC services to KPC companies in Kuwait. The new petrochemical facility will be integrated with the new Al-Zour 615,000 barrels per day refinery, which will be one of the largest refineries in the region. John Pearson, Amec Foster Wheeler's President, Oil, Gas & Chemicals, said: "This award reflects our expertise, as well as our successful track record in large, co ... Read more »
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Progresse de 30 places par rapport à l’an dernier MCLEAN, Virginie -Samedi 11 Mars 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)--Hilton (NYSE : HLT) a annoncé aujourd’hui avoir été classée au palmarès 100 Best Companies to Work For® (100 meilleurs employeurs) 2017 du magazine Fortune, qui distingue les entreprises ayant une culture de travail exceptionnelles. Classée 26ème cette année, Hilton progresse de 30 places par rapport à 2016. « En tant qu'entreprise composée de personnes au service d’autres personnes, les membres de nos équipes sont véritablement au cœur de notre succès », a déclaré Christopher J. Nassetta, président-directeur général de Hilton. « Nous sommes fiers de soutenir les membres de nos équipes, tant dans leur vie personnelle que professionnelle, dans le cadre de notre engagement à être la société la plus accueillante au monde. » Chaque année, Fortune s’associe à Great Place to Work® pour identifier les 100 meilleurs employeurs (100 Best Companies to Work For®). Le pro ... Read more »
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Latest expansion in Dubai, Djibouti, and Nairobi will provide additional redundancy and reliability for greater Internet connectivity in the Middle East and Africa DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, DJIBOUTI & NAIROBI, Kenya -Friday, March 10th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Hurricane Electric, the world’s largest IPv6-native Internet backbone, announced today a significant buildout of its global IPv4 and IPv6 network throughout several regions in the Middle East and Africa. In response to increased global traffic, Hurricane Electric is redundantly building its network into both Equinix Dubai and the Djibouti Data Center. Both sites will have connections directly to Europe and Asia, as well as within the region. Hurricane Electric will also be expanding its global Internet backbone into East Africa Data Centre in Nairobi with links both to the north and the south, to further the reach of its network into Africa. At the end of this expansion, Hurricane Electric will have a redun ... Read more »
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Increases another 30 places over last year MCLEAN, Va. -Friday, March 10th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today announced it has been named to the 2017 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For® list, which recognizes companies that have exceptional workplace cultures. Ranking at No. 26 this year, Hilton increased its position by 30 places since 2016. “As a business of people serving people, our Team Members are truly at the heart of our success,” said Christopher J. Nassetta, president & CEO, Hilton. “We are proud to support our Team Members in both their personal and professional lives, as a part of our commitment to being the most hospitable company in the world.” Each year, Fortune partners with Great Place to Work® to identify the 100 Best Companies to Work For®. The selection process includes an employee survey and an in-depth questionnaire about company practices and programs. Hilton consistently enlists feedback from Team Members to ensure it pro ... Read more »
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