SÃO PAULO – November, 26 2013 - FICO (NYSE: FICO), a leading predictive analytics and decision management software company, today announced that the financial game FICO™ Missão: Positivo was downloaded over 1,000 times within 10 days of its debut. The game now ranks among Brazil’s top 500 educational games, and is the only financial education game ranked on both Google Play and the Apple App Store.
Hillsboro, Ore., November 25, 2013 — Brazil's Canção Nova, a non-profit Catholic Community located in Cachoeira Paulista in the state of São Paulo, is upgrading its broadcast infrastructure with a range of Grass Valley® solutions including five Maestro™ branding and master control systems, five Concerto™ 64x64 routing switchers, five GeckoFlex™ signal processing systems, and six K2 Summit® servers for optimized live event workflows. The system will be live in November and span five locations.
Buenos Aires, Argentina… The future of Internet governance took on a new priority at the opening of ICANN's 48th Public Meeting, ahead of an April conference on Internet governance in Brazil. More than 1,700 people from around the world are attending the ICANN meeting in Buenos Aires.
SAO PAULO, Brazil - November 18, 2013: – (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY), the world’s largest PC vendor, today announced it will invest approximately US$100M in a state-of-the-art software research and development (R&D) center located in São Paulo, Brazil. The facility, which will provide an estimated 100 jobs, is Lenovo’s first R&D center dedicated to software development for Lenovo’s Enterprise Product Group (EPG).
Indaiatuba, Brazil – Last week, the Cleveland-based Lincoln Electric Company opened its new Automation Center of Excellence – Brazil before a large group of customers, supplier partners and employees. A welcome was extended by Reinaldo Nogueira, Mayor of the city of Indaiatuba, who stressed the importance of creating an environment for businesses to grow and in which their employees could feel comfortable making their home.
Sao Paulo, Brazil and Woodbury, NY – November 14, 2013. Research Frontiers Inc. (Nasdaq: REFR) and Brazilian architectural glass fabricator Mecanica de Vidros Industria E Comercio Ltda. (“MDV Glass”) announced today that MDV Glass has been licensed by Research Frontiers to offer SPD-Smart architectural products such as SPD-Smart windows, doors, partitions and skylights in Brazil.
Portland, Ore. – November 13, 2013 – Elemental Technologies, the leading supplier of video solutions for multiscreen content delivery, today announced it ranked 26 on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies in North America.
São Paulo, Brazil, 11 November, 2013 – CEVA Logistics, one of the world’s leading supply chain management companies, today announced a three year contract with Terex, a global manufacturer of lifting and material handling equipment for use in industries including construction, infrastructure, quarrying, mining, shipping, transportation, energy, refining, utilities and manufacturing.
SAN JOSE, CA – November 7, 2013 – SLI Systems (www.sli-systems.com) (NZX: SLI) today announced that it is achieving continued sales momentum and success recruiting some of the world’s largest companies as clients of its market-leading site search services.
Wolters Kluwer, a global leader in professional information services, today released its scheduled 2013 third quarter trading update.
• Full-year 2013 guidance reiterated.
• Nine-month revenues up +2% at constant currencies and up +1% organically.
• Electronic and service subscription revenues (56% of revenues) up 5% organically.
• Leading, growing positions (44% of revenues) achieved organic growth of 6% or higher.
BT today announced that it has signed a three-year deal with Kinross Gold Corporation, a Canadian-based gold mining company, to provide a communications network connecting sites in the U.S., Canada, Brazil, Chile and Spain.
Brazilian financial services division of automotive group Volkswagen uses best-in-class Informatica MDM solution to create a single, trusted view of more than 900,000 customers
Redwood City, Calif. and Sao Paulo, November 04, 2013 -
WILMINGTON, Del.- For the second consecutive year, Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) was honored as Best Chemical Supplier of the Year for the Pulp and Paper segment by the Brazilian Pulp & Paper Association (ABTCP) at its annual awards dinner October 9, 2013. Flavio Parrilha Martins, commercial leader paper, Brazil, accepted the award on behalf of Ashland Water Technologies.
In a survey of Brazilian pulp and paper companies, Ashland was recognized for its innovative products, technical support and problem-solving skills.
UN Under-Secretary General and UNDP Associate Administrator
on the occasion of the
2nd World Forum on Local Economic Development,
Local Economic Development Strategies and Policies: Articulation and Implementation at National and Sub-National Level
Foz de Iguaçu, Brazil
Your Excellencies, Ministers of State from Brazil, and colleagues,
IRVINE, Calif. (October 29, 2013) – Sage North America today announced the release of Sage 100 Contractor 2014, simplifying the fiscal year-end process for construction companies and their accountants. New multiyear General Ledger capabilities allow companies to post transactions to the new fiscal year while having more time to complete year-end processing activities.
Sage 100 Contractor key enhancements
- Flexible year-end processing options
Multi-year General Ledger Capabilities
Easier method for adjusting entries
ATLANTA and PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. – The PGA TOUR and InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) announced today a three-year marketing relationship that, beginning immediately, makes IHG the Official Hotel Partner of NEC Series-PGA TOUR Latinoamérica. The new designation expands upon IHG’s existing agreement with the TOUR that includes the categories of Official Hotel and Official Resort of the PGA TOUR, Champions Tour and Web.com Tour. The latest series begins today in Bogota, Colombia.
Analysts Examine Cloud Strategies and Adoption at Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2013 October 21-24 in Goa, India
The use of cloud computing is growing, and by 2016 this growth will increase to become the bulk of new IT spend, according to Gartner, Inc. 2016 will be a defining year for cloud as private cloud begins to give way to hybrid cloud, and nearly half of large enterprises will have hybrid cloud deployments by the end of 2017.
BRUSSELS, Belgium and SÃO PAULO, Brazil, October 22, 2013 – WABCO Holdings Inc. (NYSE: WBC), a global technology leader and tier-one supplier to the commercial vehicle industry, will showcase WABCO’s suite of advanced technologies that improve the efficiency of trucks, buses and trailers. A truck equipped with all of WABCO’s environmentally friendly technologies can improve fuel economy by more than 10 percent, which also significantly reduces emissions and lowers total operating costs over the lifetime of a vehicle.
PC Shipments to Decline 8.4 Percent in 2013, While Tablet Shipments Increase 42.7 Percent
Worldwide combined shipments of devices (PCs, tablets and mobile phones) are projected to reach 2.32 billion units in 2013, a 4.5 percent increase from 2012, according to Gartner, Inc. The market is being driven by a shift to lower-priced devices in nearly all device categories.
DANBURY, Conn., October 18, 2013 - White Martins, the Brazil-based subsidiary of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), has started up a new 800 tons per day air separation plant in the state of Minas Gerais, located in southeastern Brazil. Under a long-term contract, Praxair’s new plant will supply industrial gases to ArcelorMittal, the world’s leading integrated steel and mining company.
Los Angeles, Calif., Oct. 16, 2013 - CBS Studios International and CLAROVIDEO announced today a multi-year, non-exclusive licensing agreement that brings top CBS shows to CLAROVIDEO’s subscription video on demand (SVOD) service in Latin American and Caribbean markets starting in January 2014.
The deal, the first between CBS Studios International and CLAROVIDEO, includes hit CBS shows such as THE GOOD WIFE and CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION, as well as SHOWTIME®’s CALIFORNICATION and NURSE JACKIE.
IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group) is proud to announce the groundbreaking on a 20-story, 225-room InterContinental® hotel located in the Piantini neighborhood of Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic. Real Hotels & Resorts, a hotel division of Salvadorian-based Grupo Poma, will own the new development and invest US$70 million in the project.
WABCO Holdings Inc. (NYSE: WBC), a global technology leader and tier-one supplier to the commercial vehicle industry, today announced that WABCO has further expanded its relationship with Mercedes-Benz do Brasil, one of the largest manufacturers of commercial vehicles in South America. WABCO will furnish air processing technology, on a sole supplier basis, to equip braking systems across Mercedes-Benz do Brasil’s platforms of medium- and heavy-duty trucks. Series production is expected to start in the fourth quarter of 2014.
Algar Telecom, a quad-play telecommunications provider in Uberlandia, Brazil, saw an opportunity: if it could centrally manage its mobile workforce, the company could more holistically view and improve its field operations. And, just as importantly, this centralization could also help the company improve the quality of service it provides to customers. As the core technology solution driving the success of this strategic initiative, Algar Telecom chose TOA Technologies and its ETAdirect field service management solution.