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2013-01-23 04:21:16

BARCELONA, Spain, Jan. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The GSMA today announced the NFC Experience at Mobile World Congress, an interactive experience through which exhibitors, vendors, and attendees use mobile Near Field Communication (NFC) technology to exchange information and conduct transactions. The GSMA also announced several new keynote speakers for the Mobile World Congress conference programme, as well as new sponsors participating across key programmes at the event. Mobile World Congress...

2013-01-18 04:20:07

LONDON, January 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Barcelona's appeal for tourists has always been strong, but those looking for something a bit different in addition to great sun, sand and sea will be excited to learn that a taste of the World Shakespeare Festival [http://w3.bcn.cat/V01/Serveis/Noticies/V01NoticiesLlistatNoticiesCtl/0,2138,495525130_602804218_3_1869078648,00.html?accio=detall&home= ] arrives in the city in 2013. With a prestigious art and music festival also...

2013-01-17 16:20:22

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Due to the overwhelming success of Crystal Cruises' new shorter "Getaways" cruises, the ultra-luxury line has added 26 voyage options throughout Europe from April to November this year. The new five- to eight-day cruise segments provide more opportunities for time-strapped travelers to enjoy Crystal's all-inclusive, luxury vacation experience. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130117/LA44485) Twelve Mediterranean, 10 Baltic, and four...

2012-12-17 04:22:13

LONDON, Dec. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The GSMA today announced that CEOs and senior executives from Bharti Airtel, Deezer, Dropbox, General Motors, Juniper Networks and Qtel will take to the stage in keynote sessions at the 2013 GSMA Mobile World Congress, taking place 25-28 February 2013 at Fira Gran Via in Barcelona. The company announced several new sponsors participating in the App Planet and mPowered Brands programmes, along with new partner events and training sessions taking place at...

2012-12-13 04:21:11

SINGAPORE, Dec. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Tissue World, held in Barcelona on March 18-21, 2013, is the world's largest conference and tradeshow covering the soft hygienic tissue paper products business. This includes facial tissue, household paper towels, toilet tissue, handkerchiefs and table napkins. Worldwide production of tissue paper products is growing at a steady 4% annually and has an extremely close correlation with increases in GDP. Tissue products represent a...

2012-12-04 12:23:26

BARCELONA, Spain, December 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Each year, Deloitte recognizes the fastest growing companies in the technology industry with its Fast 500 ranking. To be selected, the company must have been in business for more than 5 years, develop actively its own proprietary technology and show an amazing growth rate. This year, ExoClick had the privilege of being selected by Deloitte for this prestigious award, ranking number 8 in the Top 500 companies in EMEA....

2012-12-01 08:20:05

BARCELONA, December 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- - Pioneering campaign focuses on benefits of becoming an ex-smoker - Smokers to receive personalised advice from Barca stars From today, smokers across Europe will be able to 'Quit Smoking with Barca' as a unique public health programme goes live. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121201/580157 ) The campaign, a joint initiative of the European Commission and FC Barcelona...

2012-11-15 00:22:46

BARCELONA, Spain, November 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- When emerging biotechnology company InterMune expanded its operations into Europe, it sought a reliable CRM solution that would help launch its orphan drug, Esbriet - the first and only treatment proven to slow disease progression in mild to moderate patients with IPF. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120425/527164 ) InterMune also needed to deploy a new solution quickly, so the biotech company...

2012-11-14 16:20:46

PIRAEUS, Greece, Nov. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Aegean Marine Petroleum Network Inc. (NYSE: ANW) ("Aegean" or the "Company") today announced financial and operating results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2012. Third Quarter Highlights Recorded sales volumes of 2,716,388 metric tons. Recorded gross profit of $74.4 million. Recorded operating income of $15.1 million. Recorded net income of $8.0 million attributable to AMPNI shareholders or $0.17 basic and...

Key Process Discovered That Allows Colon Cancer To Metastasize
2012-11-13 10:57:33

Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB Barcelona) The study, published in the prestigious journal Cancer Cell, reveals that tumor cells of the colon must form alliances with healthy cells in order to colonize other organs during metastasis A team of 17 researchers, led by scientists Eduard Batlle and Elena Sancho in the Colorectal Cancer Laboratory at the Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB Barcelona), have determined that the ability of colon cancer to metastasize lies in...