News archive of January 2019
Scientists have raised objections to a new earthquake hazard map updated by the Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency of Turkey (AFAD) over concerns that the map did not revise risk areas accurately.
AtScale, the world leader in large data management, opened an office in Sofia. This is the first destination in which the California company moves internationally. The company aims to "bring order in the chaotic ocean of data" that businesses are working on. Customers on its platform for business intelligence are giants such as JPMorgan Chase, Toyota, Wells Fargo, GlaxoSmithKline.
The restrictions for farmers were partially lifted, the control measures will remain tightened, Bulgarian Food Safety Agency Director Damyan Iliev said during a press conference on the current epizootic situation in the country regarding ovine rinderpest and African swine fever, Focus News Agency reports.
Serena Williams denied choking after falling victim to one of the greatest ever comebacks on Jan. 23, saying she was powerless as Czech foe Karolina Pliskova "just went crazy" and stormed into the Australian Open semifinals.
Four international companies have submitted requests to Kosovo's Ministry of Economic Development about the privatisation of Kosovo Telecom - although the bidding process has yet to start.
"Several international companies have shown interest in the privatisation of Telecom: A1 Telekom Austria, Orange, Rockaway Capital I PFF Group and Artiller One," the ministry told BIRN.
Furloughed government workers affected by the shutdown wait in line for free food and supplies at World Central Kitchen, the not-for-profit organization started by Chef Jose Andres, on Jan. 22 in Washington. The organization devoted to providing meals in the wake of natural disasters, has set up a distribution center just blocks from the U.S.
From the very beginning, the new Knauf Insulation Experience Center has been designed in compliance with the DGNB standards. This required a very high level of understanding of sustainable construction requirements by designers and investors. After all, implementation of a building engineering project like this is a major challenge.