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Accenture launches “Liquid Studio” in Toronto to help clients accelerate digital transformation

August 18, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

Global professional services company Accenture has opened a new “Liquid Studio” in Toronto to help clients “to turn ideas into innovative applications and solutions with speed and agility.” The Liquid Studio uses rapid development approaches, including agile methodologies and DevOps

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Paris tests electric driverless minibus to fight pollution

January 25, 2017 Samuel Petrequin - THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

PARIS – In a city hit by chronic pollution and traffic problems, Paris officials are experimenting with a self-driving shuttle linking two train stations in the French capital. Two electric-power EZ10 minibuses, which can carry up to six seated passengers,

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Louvre reopens after flooding, as cost of rain damage mounts

June 9, 2016 The Associated Press

PARIS – The Louvre and the Orsay, the premier museums of Paris, have reopened after an emergency closure last week to move masterpieces to higher ground during the city’s worst flooding in decades. Visitors lined up to see the Mona

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France creates emergency fund for people affected by floods

June 6, 2016 The Associated Press

PARIS – France is setting up an emergency fund to help those who lost everything after the worst floods in three decades caused the Seine River to burst its banks. Prime Minister Manuel Valls said Monday after a government meeting

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Seine still rising in Paris as streets flood, landmarks shut

June 3, 2016 Raphael Satter and Angela Charlton - THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

PARIS – The swollen Seine River kept rising Friday, spilling into Paris streets and forcing one landmark after another to shut on Friday. Across the city, parks and cemeteries were being closed as the city braced for flooding that could