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Business News Archive - April 06, 2009

SAN DIEGO, April 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Qualcomm Incorporated (Nasdaq: QCOM), a leading developer and innovator of advanced wireless technologies, products and services, today offered its endorsement for the Third Generation Partnership Project's (3GPP's) recent approval of the eCall in-band modem specification, which supports the EU's eCall road safety initiative.

CAPE TOWN, South Africa, April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The South African human machine interface (HMI) market is relatively immature and is projected to enjoy steady but moderate growth over the long term.

CAPE TOWN, South Africa, April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- West Africa urgently needs additional power generation capacities to meet the rising and suppressed demand for power. The region has abundant natural resources, which power producers can easily transform into energy.

CAPE TOWN, South Africa, April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- As the South African mineral and mining industry has expanded in recent years, the related mineral and mining chemicals markets have enjoyed steady growth.

ZURICH, Switzerland, April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- An Urgent Call to Action by "The Humboldt Forum for Food and Agriculture" International Press Conference (incl.

Yearly Event Celebrates All Things Italian WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Concorso Italiano has engaged JMPR Public Relations to publicize the well known event taking place this year at The Laguna Seca Golf Ranch in Monterey Bay, Calif.

HOUSTON, April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Fuel Quality Center (IFQC) has updated its ranking of the top 100 countries based on sulfur limits in gasoline; Germany and Japan remained first and second, respectively, with the lowest limits. "Sulfur reduction still remains a focal point in fuel quality improvement," said Liisa Kiuru, executive director, IFQC.

Travelers' Choice Winner Tops List of Eco-Friendly Hotels NEWTON, Mass., April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- TripAdvisor(R), the world's most popular and largest travel community, today announced its top 10 eco-friendly accommodations, according to TripAdvisor editors and travelers.

DENVER, April 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ROYAL GOLD, INC.

Word of the Day
out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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