PR Newswire's Business Technology Round-up, 25th September 2012
LONDON, September 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
Gore tips Turkcell for success, HDS announces Russia tie-up and celebrities back "6 Days of Good for Hunger" online campaign
Former US Vice President Al Gore has used his speech at the Turkcell Leaders Summit this week to tip the company for global success. Turkcell, Turkey's foremost provider of communications and technology services, has already proven its credentials by being amongst the first mobile networks in the world to launch a HSPA+ service to customers, and Mr. Gore firmly believes that they will continue to deliver "success in information technologies" for years to come.
Mr. Gore went on to say that both Turkcell and the Turkish nation will go on to "shape the future" in terms of technological advances in the coming years, with Turkcell CEO Sureyya Ciliv confirming the company's intention to continue collaborating with business leaders to improve its services worldwide.
HDS International, a leading provider of green technology and renewable energy solutions, has announced an agreement with the Russian "Kurchatov Institute" that will boost the company's research and development capabilities in a number of cutting-edge green technologies.
The two organisations have already taken steps to identify areas of common interest, with the ultimate aim of making advanced carbon capture and other energy efficiency measures a commercial viability in the not too distant future. The Kurchatov Institute has been responsible for a number of green advances in the Russian Federation, and this tie-up is expected to see these put to use across the planet.
SixDegrees.org, a popular website that encourages the use of social networks for charitable means, has announced the launch of its "6 Days of Good for Hunger" campaign, with help from global celebrities Kevin Bacon and Jeff Bridges. The campaign encourages participants to use the site to create "social charitable campaigns" aimed at eradicating child hunger, with the campaign that generates the most donations awarded a $6,000 bonus.
6 Days of Good is set to be the first of many campaigns for the site, with co-creator Kevin Bacon believing it is a vital method of "raising awareness about this critical issue". Whilst anti-child hunger campaigns will be at the heart of this new development, the site's owners hope to encourage members to increase the number of campaigns for charities of all types, and increase the number of online donations received via social networks.
Follow PR Newswire on Twitter
Keep up-to-date with the latest sector-specific news headlines by following PR Newswire's Twitter accounts:
About PR Newswire
PR Newswire is the premier global provider of multimedia platforms that enable marketers, corporate communicators, sustainability officers, public affairs and investor relations officers to leverage content to engage with all their key audiences. Having pioneered the commercial news distribution industry 58 years ago, PR Newswire today provides end-to-end solutions to produce, optimize and target content - from rich media to online video to multimedia - and then distribute content and measure results across traditional, digital, mobile and social channels. Combining the world's largest multi-channel, multi-cultural content distribution and optimization network with comprehensive workflow tools and platforms, PR Newswire enables the world's enterprises to engage opportunity everywhere it exists. PR Newswire serves tens of thousands of clients from offices in the Americas, Europe, Middle East, Africa and the Asia-Pacific region, and is a UBM plc company.
SOURCE PR Newswire
More by this Source
Browse our custom packages or build your own to meet your unique communications needs.
Learn about PR Newswire services
Request more information about PR Newswire products and services or call us at (888) 776-0942.