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2013-08-21 08:28:42

HELSINKI, Finland and WALTHAM, Mass., Aug. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SSH Communications Security, known the world over as the inventor of the ubiquitous secure shell and SFTP protocols, today announced the appointment of Sami Ahvenniemi as president and CEO, Americas. Key news facts: -- Ahvenniemi was most recently chairman of the SSH Communications Security board of directors. Ahvenniemi will continue as a member of the board after his appointment. -- Ahvenniemi's...

2013-08-20 04:22:41

TURKU, Finland, August 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The European Research Initiative Celtic-Plus Investigates the Hybrid Distribution of TV Programmes and Services with Major Media Technology Companies Teleste, an international technology group specialised in broadband video and data communication systems and services, has joined forces with major media technology companies from five European countries to participate in an industry-driven Celtic-Plus research project:...

2013-08-19 08:20:10

Best in Class will be awarded to 10 winners for Corporate Cleantech Venture Day November 20, 2013 in Lahti, Finland ATLANTA, Aug. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The 49 member clusters of the Global Cleantech Cluster Association (GCCA) have nominated over 160 cleantech companies for the 2013 Later Stage Awards. The nominated mid- to late-stage companies come from a variety of cleantech industries, including everything from solar, wind and clean web to lighting/energy efficiency, waste, and...

2013-08-16 23:17:06

TIVIT Next Media research program and five Finnish media companies are testing a new kind of ePaper reader solution that is charged by ambient light. Helsinki, Finland (PRWEB) August 16, 2013 TIVIT Next Media research program and five Finnish media companies are testing a new kind of ePaper reader solution that is charged by ambient light. The solution will be piloted for newspaper distribution to hundreds of users in November. The test users receive daily morning and evening versions of...

2013-08-14 23:04:02

Standing at the epicenter of one of the most dynamic startup ecosystems on the planet, Slush takes place on November 13-14th, 2013 in Helsinki, Finland. In six years, the conference has grown from a local 300-person gathering to the technology startup showcase in Europe, and it’s still expanding rapidly: over 1,000 startups and 5,000 attendees are expected to arrive in Helsinki in exactly three months’ time. Helsinki, Finland (PRWEB) August 14, 2013 World’s Leading Investment Funds...

2013-08-14 00:22:38

LAHTI, Finland, August 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Instagram, Vine, Makerbot, Google Glasses. These are some of the most interesting and talked about companies and products to appear in recent years. All these draw heavily on the new opportunities and great interest in imaging technologies and services. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130814/634067 ) Nestholma (http://www.nestholma.com) is a new kind of accelerator that focuses on new startups and...

2013-08-13 11:39:49

Studying the expression of genes that are dependent on vitamin D makes it possible to identify individuals who will benefit from vitamin D supplementation, shows a University of Eastern Finland study published recently in PLoS One. Population-based studies have shown that vitamin D deficiency may increase the risk for chronic diseases and weaken the body's immune system. In the present study carried out at the University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio, the study participants were given a daily...

2013-08-13 11:33:55

A study investigating the function of the recently discovered enhancer RNA molecules may open new avenues for gene therapy. According to the study researchers, altering the production and function of these molecules could affect the expression of genes and, in consequence, possibly also the progression of various diseases. Published in the prestigious Molecular Cell on 8 August, the study was carried out in collaboration between the University of California, San Diego and the University of...

2013-08-13 08:29:37

Dr. Thom McKenzie will receive an Honorary Doctorate of Philosophy Degree (Sport and Health Sciences) from Finland's University of Jyvaskyla SAN DIEGO, August 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On August 24, 2013, Dr. Thom McKenzie, principal researcher at SPARK(TM), will be awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Philosophy Degree (Sport and Health Sciences) from the University of Jyvaskyla in Finland. Dr. McKenzie is being recognized for his collaboration with the university and his...

2013-08-10 23:03:48

Dr. Heidi Roberts has broken her silence with respect to what she calls "the dark side of the new media" namely, online smear campaigns and cyber-bullying. Helsinki, Finland (PRWEB) August 09, 2013 In an Authorized Statement issued yesterday, Dr. Heidi Roberts of Helsinki Finland offers advice for victims of internet smear campaigns. In doing so she hopes that "victims will see that they are not alone in their pain". Dr. Roberts went on to explain how she and her...


Latest Finland Reference Libraries

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2008-05-27 14:25:27

The Karelian Bear Dog is a hunting breed from Finland. The breed is commonly used for hunting large animals such as moose and elk and is capable of hunting bear and boar as well, thus its name. The breed has never been interbred with other breeds in its homeland in order to preserve its hunting instinct. The breed stands 19 to 24 inches high and should be in fantastic physical condition. The coat of the Karelian Bear Dog is stiff and straight with a soft undercoat. The coat is...

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2008-05-24 14:34:35

The Finnish Spitz is a hunting dog which originated in Finland. It is often referred to as a "bark pointer" as it barks to indicate located game. It is typically used for hunting small animals such as squirrels, but can also be used to hunt larger animals such as elk, moose, and bears. Since 1979, the breed has been the official dog of Finland. The breed generally stands from 14.5 to 19 inches tall and weighs 20 to 33 pounds. The Finnish Spitz has a square build; it is nearly as long as it...

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2008-05-24 14:26:12

The Finnish Lapphund is a medium-sized Spitz type dog originally bred to herd reindeer. It is one of the most popular dogs in its country of origin, Finland, and has become a well-liked companion dog. The breed originally herded for the Sami, a group of people who once inhabited the areas between Russia, Norway, Sweden, and Finland. The breed was eventually standardized before World War II, and the original breed standard was set in 1945. The breed is currently recognized in Finland, Europe,...

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2008-05-06 14:47:35

The Nine-spined Stickleback (Pungitius pungitius), is a species of fish in the Gasterosteidae family. It is found in Belarus, Belgium, Canada, China, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greenland, Ireland, Japan, South Korea, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Republic of, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Russia, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

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