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Innovation soars to new heights at WestJet’s first Hackathon

WestJet is taking innovation to new heights by bringing together WestJetters, frequent WestJet fliers and some of the brightest minds in the technology industry at WestJet’s first hackathon today at the hangar at the WestJet campus in Calgary. By welcoming over 100 members of the tech industry from 17 companies to Calgary, WestJet’s inaugural #hackinthehangar… Read More ›

Huawei’s New-Generation Intelligent All-Flash Storage Takes a Lead in SPEC® NAS Performance Testing

During the SPEC SFS®2014_swbuild benchmark test, organized by Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation (SPEC), Huawei‘s new-generation intelligent all-flash storage OceanStor 6800F V5 provides 500,009 operations per second (OPS), surpassing its competitors in all-flash Network Attached Storage (NAS) performance. Founded in 1988, SPEC is a global and authoritative application performance testing organization, designed to formulate a series… Read More ›

Microsoft Dynamics 365 and Adobe Experience Cloud selected by 24 Hour Fitness to transform customer engagement

Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq: MSFT) and Adobe (Nasdaq: ADBE) on Wednesday announced an agreement with 24 Hour Fitness, one of the nation’s largest privately owned and operated fitness chains, to deploy Microsoft Dynamics 365 and Adobe Experience Cloud across its network of more than 420 clubs nationwide. This will enable 24 Hour Fitness to dramatically enhance its ability to… Read More ›

Rolls-Royce signs MOU with The Alan Turing Institute to advance industrial artificial intelligence

Rolls-Royce has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with The Alan Turing Institute to undertake collaborative research and innovation in data science and analytics. The collaboration aims to develop next generation Artificial Intelligence, specifically for use in industrial applications. Business Secretary Greg Clark said: “Advances in science, technology and data are changing the way we live… Read More ›

SAFAIR signed GE’s TrueChoice Overhaul Agreement for CFM56 engines

SAFAIR Operations (PTY) LTD signed a five-year, TrueChoiceTM Overhaul agreement with GE Aviation for the maintenance, repair and overhaul of its CFM56-7B* engines that power its Boeing 737-800 aircraft. “As the leading on-time airline in the world, FlySafair demands exceptionally high levels of service and reliability at a price tag that suits the operating model of… Read More ›

AirAsia X introduces new Xcite Inflight Entertainment

Pre-book the Xcite tab now via airasia.com for only RM49! Guests travelling on board AirAsia X (flight code D7) flights* will now enjoy an enhanced inflight experience with the introduction of the latest Xcite Inflight Entertainment tab which offers hours of entertainment with a wide range of content, high resolution touch screen device and an… Read More ›

Heliservicio Signs 20 Bell Helicopters for Innovative Customer Support Solution.

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, today announced Heliservicio as the launch customer in Latin America for its Customer Advantage Plan – signing its large fleet of 20 Bell 412EPs for the innovative support solution. Heliservicio is an oil and gas company in the Gulf of Mexico, based at Ciudad Del Carmen. Since its… Read More ›

Launch of new Galileo navigation quartet

An Ariane 5 rocket has launched four additional Galileo satellites, accelerating deployment of the new satellite navigation system. The Ariane 5, operated by Arianespace, lifted off from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana at 13:06 GMT (14:06 CET, 10:06 local time) carrying Galileo satellites 15–18. The first pair was released 3 hours 35 minutes and… Read More ›

Airbus BizLab business accelerator invites first project entries.

Six month support to convert innovative ideas into valuable business. Airbus BizLab has opened its first call for projects entries after the business accelerator was launched on March 9ththis year. Project proposals can be submitted from now until June 11th, 2015 viawww.f6s.com/airbusbizlabseason1/apply . After the selection process, Airbus will offer early-stage projects wide-ranging support in… Read More ›

Niki named “Superbrand Austria 2013”.

The Austrian airline NIKI, which is a member of the airberlin group, has been awarded the status of “Superbrand” for sustainable, high quality brand management, which places it among the strongest brands in Austria. “A brand is only ever as good as the product it represents. Flying with NIKI means quality service and excellent value… Read More ›

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