Carillion report comment: Mike Hughes, UK&I President, Schneider Electric

Today, Work and Pensions and BEIS Committees published their final report on Carillion, establishing that “the collapse of Carillion has tested the adequacy of the system of checks and balances on corporate conduct” and that that the collapse has happened, in part, due to “a business environment and pursued a model of service delivery which made such a collapse, if not inevitable, then at least a distinct possibility” as “the cheapest bid is not always the best”. “Yet companies have danced to the Government’s tune, focussing on delivering on price, not service; volume not value,” it read.

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Boeing Statement on WTO Ruling







WTO determines EU has refused to honor rulings on massive European subsidies to Airbus

U.S. authorized to seek billions in retaliatory tariffs on imports from Europe

CHICAGO, May 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The World Trade Organization (WTO) today in its final decision found that the European Union (EU) has failed to honor multiple previous rulings and has provided more than $22 billion of illegal subsidies to European aircraft maker Airbus. After examining this case for more than a decade, the WTO has determined the EU must end its unfair business practices and remedy the ongoing harm caused by the illegal subsidies.

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Bittium exhibits its innovative IoT Design Services at IoT World 2018 exhibition in Santa Clara

At the event Bittium will also showcase open-sourced ThingSpace LTE CAT-M1 IoT Reference Hardware Design

Oulu, Finland, May 15, 2018 – Bittium exhibits its innovative IoT (Internet of Things) Design Services and ThingSpace LTE CAT-M1 IoT Reference Hardware Design at IoT World 2018 exhibition, to be held in Santa Clara Convention Center, California, the United States of America on May 14–17, 2018. Bittium’s IoT Design Service offerings vary from technology consultation to commercial wireless designs. In addition, Bittium will showcase the ThingSpace LTE CAT-M1 IoT Reference Hardware Design, which was developed with Verizon and designed to allow an OEM the building blocks to get up and running quickly on the Verizon network and ThingSpace platform. Bittium provides open source hardware design documents and offers design services to Verizon’s ThingSpace development partners.

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Near-term opportunities to apply artificial intelligence for ‘good’ focus of Global Summit

Geneva, 15 May 2018  – The world’s leading minds in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and humanitarian action are convening from today for the three-day 2 nd AI for Good Global Summit . The summit will generate AI strategies and supporting projects to accelerate progress towards the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals . It will connect AI innovators with public and private-sector decision-makers, building collaboration to take promising strategies forward.

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