Honeywell Invests $10 Million to Expand BRNO R&D, Creates 300 Jobs


U.S. Ambassador to the Czech Republic Andrew Schapiro (3rd from left) celebrates the facility inauguration with Honeywell Industrial Safety Vice President of Engineering Cleo Cabuz, General Manager of Honeywell Technology Solutions in the Czech Republic Jiří Tomíček, Honeywell Safety Products President Sach Sankpal, and Honeywell Technology Solutions President Suresh VenkatarayaluHoneywell recently inaugurated three new research and development (R&D) laboratories Read more [...]

Nokia invests in quantified-driving gadget-maker Zubie


Zubie's plug-in car gadget tracks and analyzes your driving behavior, communicating that that information to your smartphone. Both Nokia and auto parts maker Magna are investing in that technology, leading an $ 8 million round. Nokia invests in quantified-driving gadget-maker Zubie originally published by Gigaom , © copyright 2014. Continue reading… . Gadget - Yahoo News Search Results Read more [...]

Verizon Ventures Invests $5M in Newlans Inc.


Verizon continues to ramp up its activity in the technology startup market with a $ 5M investment from Verizon Ventures in Newlans Inc. The funding will be used to accelerate the development and commercialization of Newlans’ Programmable Duplexer, targeting front-end radio frequency, or RF, modules for 4G LTE mobile devices and small cells. So what does this mean? As LTE networks continue to expand, more frequency bands are added to mobile phones. Every band requires hardware known as a duplexer, Read more [...]

Houston school district invests in the future of its community with Microsoft


REDMOND, Wash. — June 3, 2014 — Houston Independent School District (HISD), the largest school district in Texas — seventh largest in the U.S. — has purchased Microsoft solutions to help prepare students for the digital world. With a large majority of students from low-income families, HISD is making strides in improving the broader community by transforming each student’s learning experience and providing technology to students who otherwise couldn’t afford it. Microsoft Read more [...]

Con-way Truckload Purchases 550 New Tractors, Invests in Automatics and 6x4s


Con-way Truckload, a full truckload carrier and subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE:CNW), today announced its purchase of 550 new tractors, 540 of which will be equipped with automatic transmissions and all with driver-preferred 6x4 axles, in a replacement cycle that will maintain the company’s 2,700-tractor fleet as one of the youngest and most modern in the truckload industry.This purchase represents a significant increase of automatic trucks to Con-way Truckload’s fleet, considering that Read more [...]

Japan invests in new military kit as China row simmers


TOKYO: Japan announced Tuesday it will buy stealth fighters, drones and submarines as part of a splurge on military hardware that will beef up defence of far-flung islands amid a simmering territorial row with China. The cabinet of hawkish Prime Minister Shinzo Abe agreed to spend 24.7 trillion yen (US$ 240 billion) between 2014 and 2019 in a strategic shift towards the south and west of the country — a five per cent boost to the military budget over five years. The shopping list is Read more [...]