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Protests and outrage as Siemens backs Aussie mine project

Berlin - Environmental activists across the world slammed German engineering conglomerate Siemens on Monday after it decided to carry on with a controversial coal mine project in Australia.

Two of the world's busiest ferry systems going electric hybrid

Within days of each other, the world’s second and fourth busiest ferry services – in Washington state and the province of British Columbia, Canada – announced purchases of electric hybrid ferries.

Siemens boss blasts EU over Alstom rail merger

Berlin - Joe Kaeser, chief executive of German conglomerate Siemens, launched Wednesday a rare broadside against the European Commission, complaining that "backwards-looking technocrats" threatened to block a planned rail merger with France's Alstom.

Ex-Siemens executive pleads guilty in $100 mn bribery plot

Washington - A former executive at German engineering giant Siemens pleaded guilty on Thursday to conspiring to pay tens of millions of dollars in bribes to officials in Argentina, the US Justice Department announced.

Siemens to invest 1 bn euros in Brazil to 'unleash growth'

Frankfurt Am Main - German industrial group Siemens announced plans Wednesday to invest a billion euros in Brazil over the next five years, as Latin America's biggest economy cements its recovery from a brutal recession.

Siemens acquires Canada-based Solido Design Automation Inc

Siemens has entered into an agreement to acquire Saskatoon, Canada-based Solido Design Automation Inc., a leading provider of software to semiconductor companies worldwide.

Investing in the next generation of technologists

Manchester - German technology giant Siemens has partnered with Manchester’s Museum of Science and Industry to invest in the next generation of scientists, technologists, engineers and mathematicians.

German giant Siemens plans to shed around 6,900 jobs

Munich - Siemens announced it will cut about 6,900 jobs or close to two percent of its global work force. Most cuts, about 6,100 will be made at the Power and Gas division and will happen before 2020.

Bentley and Siemens aim to digitalize utilities

Bentley Systems has entered into an agreement with Siemens Energy to develop new technology to propel the digitization of power utilities.

Robots will add jobs to the economy: Siemens

London - A new report from Siemens suggests the ‘fourth industrial revolution’ will add billions to economies and that, instead of fearing robots, the drive towards automation will actually generate more jobs.

France defends new Franco-German rail giant

Paris - The French government defended allowing train maker Alstom to be swallowed by its German rival Siemens on Wednesday as it came under attack from opponents for failing to protect a domestic industrial giant.

Worry for iconic French trains under German merger

Paris - The maker of France's iconic TGV trains is set to announce a merger with German industrial leader Siemens as early as Tuesday in a giant and politically tricky deal that would create a new European rail champion.

Siemens and Plug and Play partner to shake up energy industry

To address the rapid changes in the energy market, Plug and Play has partnered with Siemens to launch a new Energy and Sustainability Platform that will bring together startups to develop key collaborations in the energy market and drive new innovations.

Ethernet switches used in nuclear plants vulnerable to hacking

The world’s most important factories and facilities, including power plants, are vulnerable to devastating cyberattacks. Fixes have been found, but it can take up to three years to patch a problem.

Protests, mega-deal as Merkel welcomes Egypt's Sisi

Berlin - German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday welcomed Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, whose controversial Berlin visit was met by human rights protests but crowned by a multi-billion-euro energy deal.

Why big business is getting cold feet with big appliances

Big business seems to be getting cold feet with refrigerators and other large domestic appliances. Nobody, it would seem, is that keen to sell us fridges, cookers and other white goods any longer.

Siemens plans long term Russia investment, CEO tells Putin

Moscow - The chief executive of Siemens told President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday the German industrial giant plans long-term investment in Russia, news agencies reported, in a key sign of confidence in Russia's economy despite the outcry over its intervention.

Siemens sticks to forecasts after solid first quarter

Frankfurt - German engineering giant Siemens said on Tuesday it was sticking to its full-year forecast after a "solid" first quarter.

Majority of Siemens board members want to oust CEO

Siemens announced in a press release Saturday that CEO Peter Loescher is expected to leave his post four years before his contract expires. His departure must be approved by a majority of Siemens’ 20-member supervisory board.

New fronts in heart disease: Innovation in computed tomography Special

Innovations in computed tomography are driving forward progress in heart disease detection and treatment, and Murat Gungor, VP of computed tomography and radiation oncology at Siemens, shared his perspectives on these advances.

Siemens to forgive €80 million of Greek debt over corruption

The German industrial company Siemens is to forgo €80 million in outstanding Greek debt in reparation for the bribery scandal which left Greek taxpayers overpaying €2 billion in Siemens contracts.

Siemens asks: What is a green city?

In a fresh advertising campaign appearing online on Twitter, Washington Post and Huffington Post, Siemens USA asks readers and social media junkies to help define the green city.

Iran: Siemens in collusion with US and Israel on Stuxnet worm

Iranian authorities, frustrated by the effectiveness of the Stuxnet cyber worm in attacking their nuclear facilities, has accused Siemens, the German engineering conglomerate, of helping the US and Israel in orchestrating the cyber attack.

Obama pulls high speed rail projects in Wisconsin and Ohio

Citing disinterest from newly-elected Republican governors, President Obama has redirected federal high-speed rail dollars from Wisconsin and Ohio to other states in need of the infrastructure investment.

Siemens wins key rail upgrade, ARC project still on hold

Amtrak issues a key upgrade contract to Siemens - ushering in more modern locomotives - while the much-anticipated Access to the Region's Core project has been halted.

Companies purifying water are cleaning up Special

London - Big companies and small are discovering that dirty water means big bucks. Smaller players like Green Turtle Technologies Ltd. and massive, global competitors like Siemens, with their water technologies unit, are both finding profitable niches to fill.

Western Companies, Iran, China and the Media Backlash

Siemens AG and Nokia Corp are denying that their technology is being used by Iran to censor and spy on the online activities of their citizens.

476,500 Siemens and Bosch dishwashers recalled over fire concerns

After 51 reported incidents, including 30 reports of fires, dishwashers from Siemens and Bosch are being recalled. Bosch and Siemens are working with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission to voluntarily recall 476,500 units.

BenQ-Siemens handset business lays off 1,900 of the firm's 3,000 workers

After trying or some time to save aspects of the Munich-based BenQ-Siemens handset business manager declared that 1,900 of the firm's 3,000 workers must be laid off.

New Phones Promise Faster Web Access

HANOVER, Germany - Cell phone industry leader Nokia and electronics giant Siemens are taking the wraps off new mobile phones that send data up to four times as fast as current models. The phones promise quicker wireless access to the Internet as users ...

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