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12 Jul, 2019, 17:28 BST Product Lifecycle Management Among Digital Technologies Expected to Revolutionize the Complex Processes of Discrete Industries

Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) in discrete manufacturing is transforming the entire manufacturing value chain, with manufacturers leveraging...


12 Jul, 2019, 16:34 BST Redesigned TOEIC Bridge® Tests Continue Worldwide Rollout

After a successful launch and administrations of the redesigned four-skills TOEIC Bridge ® tests in Japan, Korea and Taiwan, ETS continues to...


12 Jul, 2019, 12:15 BST TeachPitch Launches 'Panel' With Powtoon

Team TeachPitch is very happy to announce a brand new feature in its Digital Skills Program to allow teachers from all over the world to share their...


12 Jul, 2019, 02:00 BST Luxurious Ecotourism: Dominica's Storm-Torn Jungle Bay Resort Reopens Bigger and Better Thanks to Foreign Investors-Turned-Citizens

Dubbed by the media as the 'Phoenix of Dominica', beloved Jungle Bay resort has finally reopened on June 30th, four years after closing down. The...


11 Jul, 2019, 17:37 BST Nord Anglia Education students achieve 10 per cent higher than global average in IBDP

Students across the Nord Anglia Education (NAE) family of schools have once again exceeded global results in the International Baccalaureate Diploma...


11 Jul, 2019, 17:15 BST Media Interactiva Launches New Practice Tests to Train and Certify Professionals in Amazon Web Services

Media Interactiva, the Andalusian multinational leader in the development of educational and instructional technology, now offers system developers...


11 Jul, 2019, 15:18 BST LuxFLAG Environment Label for ThomasLloyd SICAV - Sustainable Infrastructure Income Fund (SIIF)

The ThomasLloyd SICAV – Sustainable Infrastructure Income Fund (SIIF) announced today that it has been granted the Environment Label by LuxFLAG, the...


11 Jul, 2019, 12:30 BST Avon Foundation for Women announces new funding for Vital Voices, marking a ten-year partnership aimed at ending gender-based violence

Avon and the Avon Foundation for Women today announced a new $200,000 grant to Vital Voices Global Partnership. The grant will fund Voices Against...


11 Jul, 2019, 09:38 BST Kansai University Research: Development of Iron Oxide Nanoparticle Catalyst for Producing Organosilicon Compounds

In a recent study published in ChemCatChem (Wiley-VCH), researchers developed recyclable iron-oxide nanoparticles which catalyze the synthesis of...


11 Jul, 2019, 09:30 BST Asian Economies Benefiting From US-China Trade Tensions Amid Vulnerable Global Economic Outlook, Says PwC

US imports from China fell by around 15% year on year in the first quarter of 2019, according to July edition of PwC's Global Economy Watch Imports...


11 Jul, 2019, 09:00 BST Nuclear Physics in Search of World Artifacts: The First 3D Images of the Oldest Christian Church in Russia Were Obtained

NUST MISIS scientists together with the colleagues from P.N. Lebedev Physical Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences of the Russian Academy of...


11 Jul, 2019, 05:00 BST GSA Announces Winners of USD 12,000 Student Commissioning Grant

Global Student Accommodation (GSA), which supported this year's BAFTA Student Film Awards for the second year running, has announced that the 2019...


10 Jul, 2019, 15:00 BST SEMI 2019 Mid-Year Total Equipment Forecast - 2019 Market Reset With 2020 Recovery

Global sales of semiconductor manufacturing equipment by original equipment manufacturers are projected to drop 18.4 percent to $52.7 billion in 2019 ...


10 Jul, 2019, 10:22 BST Hangzhou's Liangzhu Archaeological Site joins UNESCO World Heritage Site club

China's Archaeological Ruins of Liangzhu City, located in the eastern Chinese city of Hangzhou, was put on the United Nations Educational, Scientific ...


10 Jul, 2019, 07:00 BST AACSB International Taps Proven Leader, Innovator, and Global Thinker as New Chief Officer, Asia Pacific

AACSB International (AACSB) today announced the selection of Geoff Perry as executive vice president and chief officer of Asia Pacific. A former...


10 Jul, 2019, 06:00 BST Belgian Meat Office: African Swine Fever: How Belgium Successfully Keeps Its Pork Virus-Free

On 13 September 2018, the African swine fever (ASF) virus was confirmed in two wild boars in the Belgian municipality Etalle -- in a region where...


09 Jul, 2019, 23:12 BST USAID Inspector General Gathers Aid Industry to Address Sexual Exploitation and Abuse in Development and Humanitarian Aid Programs

The U.S. Agency for International Development Office of Inspector General, or USAID OIG, hosted its third annual oversight roundtable for...


09 Jul, 2019, 22:22 BST Scaled Agile Launches Lean Portfolio Management Course with SAFe® 4 Lean Portfolio Manager Certification

Scaled Agile, Inc., provider of SAFe®, the world's leading framework for enterprise agility, has announced its latest course, Lean Portfolio...


09 Jul, 2019, 22:21 BST UNESCO Director-General Audrey Azoulay and PhosAgro CEO Andrey Guryev Discuss Cooperation

UNESCO Director-General Audrey Azoulay together with PhosAgro CEO and member of the Commission of the Russian Federation for UNESCO Andrey Guryev...


09 Jul, 2019, 19:24 BST School at Sea: Tutors International Announces Participant Sponsorship

Global private tuition firm Tutors International is pleased to announce that it is sponsoring a Dutch pupil to take part in School at Sea. Tobias...


09 Jul, 2019, 15:30 BST Ontario Teachers' names Jo Taylor President and CEO effective January 1, 2020, succeeding Ron Mock, who retires at year-end

Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan (Ontario Teachers') is pleased to announce the appointment of Jo Taylor as its new President and CEO, effective...


09 Jul, 2019, 14:30 BST Happiest Minds Reports Strong Results for FY19, Celebrates 3 Smilestones With an Act of Giving

Happiest Minds Technologies, a next-generation digital transformation, infrastructure, security, and product engineering services company, today...


09 Jul, 2019, 14:30 BST Miami International Holdings Reports June 2019 Trading Results for MIAX Exchange Group; MIAX PEARL Sets New Daily Market Share Record

Miami International Holdings, Inc. (MIH) today reported the June 2019 trading activity for its three fully electronic options exchanges – MIAX®, MIAX ...


09 Jul, 2019, 14:03 BST App Development with Swift Curriculum now available in Canvas Commons

Instructure announced today at its annual InstructureCon event that App Development with Swift curriculum is now available in Canvas Commons. Swift,...


09 Jul, 2019, 14:01 BST Elsevier's The Hive Launches New Initiative to Support Engineering and Technology Innovation

Elsevier, the global information analytics business specializing in science and health, has announced that it is expanding its R&D start-up...