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Defense, Risk & Security

  • 6/1/16 2:45 pm EDT
    ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Shifting power relationships in the Middle East are reordering regional geopolitics, entrenching a stalemate of conflict that threatens to further destabilize the region. Wars in Syria and Yemen and against the Islamic State, combined with the balancing of supply and demand in oil markets later this year, will likely return a risk premium to oil prices in 2017, says a new special report by IHS (NYSE: IHS), the leading global source for criticalmore...
  • 6/1/16 9:06 am EDT

    Command and control is fastest-growing segment as emerging markets come online

    The critical communications market, which includes police radios and other professional communications equipment, will be worth $18 billion by 2019, according to a new report from IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), the leading global source of critical information and insight.“Between 2013 and 2019, the market will grow an impressive 33 percent,” said Thomas Lynch, director of critical communications research at IHS Technology. “Economic constraints have forced public sector cuts in many countries, yet wemore...
  • 6/1/16 8:00 am EDT

    In annual update, company details momentum, progress toward a more sustainable world

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), the leading global source of critical information and insight, today announced the publication of its 2015 Sustainability Report. The report, available at, details the previous year’s continued progress in helping customers advance their sustainability strategies, while increasing operational eco-efficiency and engaging IHS colleagues around the world in supporting and strengthening the communities it servesmore...
  • 5/31/16 10:51 am EDT
    • Small business job growth declined 0.18 percent from April
    • East South Central jumps to top spot among regions
    • Washington remains top-ranked state, with its fifth consecutive increase in 2016
    • Seattle continues to hold the top spot among metro areas, hitting a record level
    • Small business employment growth slowed in every industry sector
    Rochester, N.Y. (May 31, 2016) – The Paychex | IHS Small Business Jobs Index declined 0.18 percent in May, from 100.77 to 100.59, following steady results in March and April. Altogether, however, the pace of small business employment growth has increased 0.22 percent since the start of 2016. At 101.72, East South Central jumped to the top spot among regions, gaining 0.40 percent, the best one-month growth rate. Washington remained the top-ranked state index, with its fifth consecutive increasemore...
  • 5/31/16 9:03 am EDT
    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (May 31, 2016) – Apple’s popular Apple TV devices have propelled the company into third-ranked position in 2015, based on revenue in the overall global set-top box market, from ninth place in 2014. The surge is courtesy of continued strong growth in consumer retail over-the-top television (OTT) boxes, and the consolidation of the top players of the global set-top box market with Arris's acquisition of Pace and Technicolor's acquisition of Cisco's set-top box division, whichmore...
  • 5/31/16 9:01 am EDT
    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (May 31, 2016) – Industrial semiconductor revenues rose slightly in 2015 despite weakness in the overall semiconductor industry and, in particular, economic headwinds in China, which is a major global consumer of industrial chips. Year-over-year global industrial semiconductor revenue rose less than 1 percent in 2015 to reach $41.9 billion. This slight revenue increase in 2015 follows solid growth of 11.5 percent in 2014 and 9.8 percent in 2013, according to IHS Inc. (NYSE:more...
  • 5/27/16 5:36 am EDT

    Revenue from taxation has decreased by 23 percent; $18 a month per household charge for electricity and water, but $100 fine and lashings for possessing alcohol

    LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In response to their worsening financial situation, the Islamic State is continuing to increase, taxes and fines throughout its territory and in some cases introducing new ones. New analysis released today by IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), the leading global source of critical information and insight, reveals new information on the group’s centralized and pervasive taxation system. “Taxation makes up about 50 percent of the Islamic State’smore...
  • 5/26/16 2:26 pm EDT

    Ease-of-use and integrated geology and geophysics workflows key to selection of industry leading geoscience interpretation suite

    HOUSTON (May 26, 2016) – Following a performance-based assessment, Statoil, one of the world’s leading energy producers, has selected the IHS Kingdom® geologic and geophysical interpretation software suite as its primary geoscience workflow platform for the company’s U.S. onshore operations, according to IHS (NYSE: IHS), the global source of critical information and insight.IHS Kingdom is the industry leading Microsoft Windows®-based geoscience software interpretation tool used by thousands ofmore...
  • 5/26/16 9:44 am EDT
    SOUTHFIELD, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Loyalty among SUV/CUV owners in the United States has soared to record levels, according to recent analysis from business information provider IHS Automotive, part of IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS). Sixty-three percent of SUV/CUV owners who returned to market for a new vehicle during the first quarter of 2016 purchased another SUV or CUV, figures gleaned from the analysis of more than 1.9 million return to market events during the quarter. Comparatively, loyaltymore...
  • 5/26/16 5:00 am EDT

    Region will import approximately 50 percent of its polyethylene requirements by 2025

    HOUSTON (May 26, 2016) – Demand for polyethylene (PE), the key raw material for plastics production, is growing in Latin America thanks to an expanding middle class, but the region’s current and planned PE capacity will continue to fall short of demand, driving the region to import approximately 50 percent of its PE needs by 2025, according to a new study by IHS (NYSE:IHS), the leading global source of critical information and insight.    Demand for PE (in all forms) in Latinmore...

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