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EHS & Sustainability

  • 4/27/17 8:00 am EDT
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, today announced it has joined the Chamber of Digital Commerce, a global trade association that promotes the understanding, acceptance and use of digital assets and distributed ledger technology (DLT), also known as blockchain technology. As a Chamber member, IHS Markit will work with other leading firms to support legislative and regulatorymore...
  • 4/26/17 10:39 pm EDT
    LONDON (April 27, 2017) – According to new analysis from IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, 3.4 billion smartphones will be ready for Apple Pay, Samsung Pay and Android Pay by the end of 2017, and the number is expected to increase to 5.3 billion by 2021.IHS Markit estimates that by the end of the 2017, 11 percent of active smartphones globally will be compatible with Apple Pay; 61 percent with Android Pay; and three percent with Samsungmore...
  • IHS Markit Reports Rising Construction Costs for Sixth Consecutive Month
    4/26/17 12:37 pm EDT

    Strength was evident in material and equipment categories, though weak in labor markets

    Construction costs rose in April on price strength in materials and equipment, according to IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO) and the Procurement Executives Group (PEG). The headline IHS Markit PEG Engineering and Construction Cost Index registered 57.0 in April, the sixth consecutive month of rising prices, and up from the 53.9 reading in March.The materials/equipment price index came in at 60.1, the first time since February 2013 that this sub-index went above 60. Ten of the 12 categories tracked inmore...
  • 4/26/17 8:00 am EDT
    LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analysis and expertise for the major industries and markets that drive economies worldwide, will publicly reaffirm its fiscal year 2017 earnings guidance during its previously announced Investor Day presentation to be made today in New York City. For the year ending November 30, 2017, IHS Markit reaffirms and expects: Revenue in a range of $3.490more...
  • 4/25/17 12:15 pm EDT
    Rochester, N.Y. (April 25, 2017) – Beginning May 2, 2017, the monthly Paychex | IHS Markit Small Business Employment Watch will provide a real-time view of small business performance based on employment growth and wage data. The Small Business Employment Watch will combine the existing Paychex | IHS Markit Small Business Jobs Index with the new Small Business Wage Report, which will analyze hourly and weekly earnings as well as weekly hours worked. Wages are comprised of all earnings,more...
  • 4/25/17 8:00 am EDT
    LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--IHS Markit (Nasdaq:INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, has announced winners of the IHS Markit Innovation Awards. Presented Sunday, April 23 at the ShowStoppers NAB press event in Las Vegas, the awards showcased the most innovative technology products submitted by event exhibitors. Top winner was Western Digital Corporation’s G-Speed Shuttle XL, a transportable 8-bay hardware that offersmore...
  • 4/20/17 6:31 pm EDT

    New Samsung smartphone is the first shipping in volume capable of gigabit-LTE speeds; aims to restore consumer confidence following Note 7 challenges

    LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The new Samsung Galaxy S8 equipped with 64 gigabytes (GB) of NAND flash memory carries a bill of materials (BOM) cost that comes out to US$301.60, much higher than for previous versions of the company’s smartphones, according to a preliminary estimate from IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions. After $5.90 in basic manufacturing costs are added, Samsung’s total cost to makemore...
  • 4/20/17 5:00 pm EDT

    Executive producer of CBS Digital to keynote L.A. event; conference will focus on future trends affecting tech firms, studios, and entertainment service providers

    For journalists who follow the latest news and trends around tech companies, film and TV studios and entertainment service providers, a new one-day conference coming to L.A. on Wednesday, May 10, promises to deliver several days’ worth of intriguing story lines, expert interviews and compelling content.George Bloom, executive producer of CBS Digital, will deliver the keynote speech at the first-ever Media and Technology Conference, presented by IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader inmore...
  • 4/20/17 11:27 am EDT
    LONDON (April 20, 2017) – IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, today announced that the market for wireless power and charging is expected to grow in 2017, with global  receiver shipments reaching 325 million units by year end. The market grew approximately 40 percent in 2016.According to the new IHS Markit 2017 Wireless Power Tracker, mobile phones remain the primary driver for development of wireless power technology and mobilemore...
  • Islamic State territorial losses between 1 January 2015 and 3 April 2017
    4/19/17 4:24 am EDT

    Weakening Syrian government would extend life of the Islamic State’s caliphat

    LONDON (19 April, 2017) –The Islamic State fought Syrian government forces more than any other opponent over the past 12 months, according to new analysis from Conflict Monitor by IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions.Between 1 April 2016 and 31 March 2017, 43 percent of all Islamic State fighting in Syria was directed against President Assad’s forces, 17 against the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) and the remaining 40 percentmore...