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2010-08-03 04:13:00

COPENHAGEN, August 3, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Bjarne Riis, owner and manager of Riis Cycling A/S, announced today that Saxo Bank, the trading and investment specialist, will become co-title sponsor with SunGard, one of the world's leading software and technology services companies. Following the announcement during the Tour de France that SunGard had agreed to become co-title sponsor for the next two years, Bjarne Riis revealed at a press conference in Copenhagen today that Saxo Bank...

2010-07-29 07:43:00

CRAWLEY, England, July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- British Airways is opening up its route network from London City Airport with the launch of its first route to Scandinavia. The airline has announced plans to start a new double daily weekday service from the Docklands Airport with flights to Copenhagen in Denmark, providing a direct air link between the two capital cities. There will also be one flight a day from London City on Sundays and one flight from Copenhagen on Saturdays. The new...

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2010-07-14 13:50:00

A hotel in Copenhagen is offering guests perks for using its stationary bikes in order to help produce the building's energy. Ruediger Spaetel, while staying at the Copenhagen Crowne Plaza hotel on a business trip from Munich, told AFP that curiosity led him to mount one of the two bikes parked in the hotel lobby after checking in. "A bit more sweat and I'll have pedaled enough for a free meal!" Spaetel told AFP. The energy produced by the pedaling guests is stocked in a battery before...

2010-07-13 00:59:00

COPENHAGEN, July 13, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Saxo Bank's online trading platform, SaxoTrader, has been awarded Profit & Loss' Best re-labelling platform for 2010. The Copenhagen-based online trading and investment specialist was voted into the top spot by subscribers to represent "reader's choice". The award accolades both Saxo Bank's White Label business as well as the Bank's trading platform, providing technologies to enable multi-asset trading on a single platform. The Bank's...

2010-06-30 08:57:00

COPENHAGEN, June 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The world's most-travelled hot dog stand is in South Africa during the FIFA World Cup 2010 to spread Danish culture and values and to raise money for education of South African bushmen children. The Danish hot dog stand, Hottie, has travelled around the world since 2003. Hottie generates its own electricity with pedal power and through the solar panels on the roof. More than 20,000 free hot dogs have been handed out and a number of...

2010-06-17 07:02:00

CHICAGO and COPENHAGEN, Denmark, June 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Morningstar Europe B.V., a subsidiary of Morningstar, Inc. (Nasdaq: MORN), a leading provider of independent investment research, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire a 75 percent ownership interest in Morningstar Danmark A/S from Phosphorus A/S, bringing its ownership to 100 percent. Morningstar will pay Phosphorus A/S U.S. $15.2 million, or approximately DKK 91 million, plus an amount for its share of...

2010-06-16 06:58:00

COPENHAGEN, June 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- There is an increasing trend towards more urban cycling. Cycling is already playing a vital role in tackling the global problems of congestion, obesity and climate change. Copenhagen the city of cyclists will 22-25 June be hosting cycling experts, professionals and urban trendsetters from all over the world for a global Velo-city Conference. International cycling conference in Copenhagen 2010 The conference Velo-city Global 2010 is...

2010-06-12 14:58:00

COPENHAGEN, June 12, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- 30,000 People run Across the Øresund Bridge Between Denmark and Sweden When the Bridge Run 2010 Kicks off Saturday, June 12. Runners of all Ages From More Than 25 Countries Participate in the Half Marathon Over and Under the sea, an Event That Also Marks the Start of the Celebrations for the Øresund Bridge's Tenth Anniversary. In 1999,...

2010-06-09 07:14:00

COPENHAGEN, Denmark, June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- TPACK (www.TPACK.com), an industry leading provider of cutting-edge silicon ICs that provide core data transport and switching functions to leading telecom and networking equipment suppliers, today announced that the TPX4000 series of Packet Transport switches is ready for demonstration and evaluation of MPLS-TP on TPACK's reference system, 'Springbank'. With its focus on Carrier Ethernet and MPLS-TP support, the TPX4000 series addresses the...

2010-05-25 08:00:00

REDMOND, Wash. and COPENHAGEN, Denmark, May 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Microsoft Corp. and Phase One A/S, a leader in digital photography, are announcing that Phase One acquired the Microsoft Expression Media product. This agreement is built on an existing strategic alliance between the companies forged in 2007 to improve digital imaging solutions for professional and enthusiast photographers. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20000822/MSFTLOGO) Expression Media is a leading...


Latest Copenhagen Reference Libraries

2012-06-18 05:00:15

Symbol: CRIN3 Group: Dicot Family: Rosaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Tree Shrub Native Status: L48    N CAN    N Synonyms:   CRBI5 Crataegus biltmoreana Beadle   CRBIS Crataegus biltmoreana Beadle var. stonei (Sarg.) Kruschke   CRBO2 Crataegus boyntonii Beadle   CRCO18 Crataegus coccinea auct. non L.   CRFO5 Crataegus foetida Ashe   CRFO4 Crataegus fortunata Sarg.   CRHO6 Crataegus horseyi Palmer...

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2009-04-28 11:19:13

Carl Friedrich Freiherr von Weizsäcker (June 28, 1912 "“ 28 April 2007) was German physicist and philosopher. He was the longest-living member of Werner Heisenberg's research team which investigated nuclear studies in Germany during World War II. Some argue whether he and the team willingly engaged in the development of a nuclear bomb for Germany, or if its failure was intentional because they did not want the Nazi regime to have nuclear weapons. Weizäcker was born in Kiel,...

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2013-03-16 00:00:00

Niels Henrik David Bohr (October 7, 1885 - November 18, 1962) was a Danish physicist. He made essential contributions to understanding atom structure and quantum mechanics. Born in Copenhagen, Denmark to Christian Bohr and Ellen Adler, Bohr got his doctorate at Copenhagen University in 1911. He then studied under Ernest Rutherford in Manchester, England. Based on Rutherford's theories, Bohr published his Bohr model about atom structure in 1913, introducing the theory of electrons...

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Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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