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2011-03-04 12:57:00

NUREMBERG, Germany, March 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- EMBEDDED WORLD -- MEN Micro Inc., a world-renowned provider of embedded computing and I/O solutions for mission-critical industrial, mobile and harsh environment applications, has released the G20, its first single-board computer (SBC) based on the newly ratified PICMG CPCI-S.0 CompactPCI Serial specification announced at Embedded World 2011. The G20 uses the extremely fast 64-bit Intel Core i7 with a base processing speed of 2.53 GHz that...

2011-02-14 09:59:00

DAKAR, Senegal, February 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On the initiative of President Abdoulaye Wade, Senegal is organizing the second edition of the International Dakar Agricultural Forum on 18th and 19th April 2011 at the Meridien President Hotel in Dakar. A month before the G20 agricultural meetings, heads of state, ministers, farmers and experts from across the globe will meet in Dakar to discuss regulation and global agricultural governance. The event is organized in...

2010-12-10 09:29:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- See video from PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP at: http://www.thenewsmarket.com/Newsroom/StoryDetails.aspx?GUID=87a0441a-5f4d-4983-b062-fe2bf489b53a According to new analysis by PwC, Brazil and India have an early head start in what could be a green growth race between G20 nations. The PwC Low Carbon Economy Index analyses the G20 against a low carbon economy model, combining both GDP and emissions growth rates. The analysis assessed G20 achievements...

2010-11-10 23:53:00

COSTA MESA, Calif., Nov. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- (OTC Bulletin Board: TMMM) - The iconic T3 Series Electric Stand-up Vehicle was selected by the South Korean Police as a cutting edge 'green' clean energy vehicle to provide security for South Korean Police Officers at the G20 Summit in Seoul South Korea. The G20 Summit nations come together in Seoul, South Korea, November 11-12, to discuss the state of the global economy as it emerges from the financial crisis. (Photo:...

2010-11-08 10:39:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As G20 leaders prepare to meet later this week in South Korea, two NGOs have released the first independent evaluation of the success of the G20 Pledge to phase out fossil fuel subsidies. The report reveals large gaps in the reporting of subsidies, and that no new actions have been taken by G20 nations as a result of their commitment in Pittsburgh to phase out fossil fuel subsidies. Oil Change International and Earth Track jointly...

2010-11-05 11:43:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 5, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a joint letter sent to G20 leaders today, European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso and European Council President Herman Van Rompuy share their views on key issues on the agenda of the G20 Summit in Seoul, building on the discussions with their European colleagues at the October European Council. In particular they stress: "The uneven global recovery highlights the need to forcefully implementing the G20 Framework for strong,...

2010-10-26 05:44:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- See video from Vestas Wind Systems AS at: http://www.thenewsmarket.com/CustomLink/CustomLinks.aspx?GUID=4e319243-a1de-4234-a720-ce5286a4b807&alertid=b0161de8-31fa-4b95-8672-0ac7bfdec0cc&bhcp=1# In November, Vestas CEO Ditlev Engel will play a leading role at the G20 Business Summit in Seoul, convening eight other multinational companies in the Green Jobs Working Group - with the objective to define how the G20 can create more jobs through green...

2010-06-30 06:00:00

Vineland Research and Innovation Centre leads the way in harnessing private sector for agricultural innovation VINELAND, ON, June 30 /PRNewswire/ - Dr. Jim Brandle, CEO, Vineland Research and Innovation Centre today issued a response to the G20's Communique to "Harness the private sector for agricultural innovation" in the International Financial Institutions and Development section. "It's the reason why we exist," said Dr. Jim Brandle, Vineland's CEO. "Vineland's research and innovation...

2010-06-28 08:00:00

TORONTO, June 28 /PRNewswire/ - After years of sweat, blood, tears, hard work, and international hits with Samantha Fox and Chris Willis, of David Guetta Fame(whom he also remixed in 2007, 'Delirious') on records, as well as the recent Black Eyed Peas Listener Call-in Request Controversy involving Pohlad-Owned KHTC 93 NOW Fm - this was to be the big day of Marc Mysterio. Marc was finally set to take the spotlight with the video shoot of 'Shout It Out', the lead single of his forthcoming debut...

2010-06-25 23:00:00

World Vision to newly influential nations: "You can't be called a global leader if your own mothers and children are dying from preventable causes." G8 support alone not enough to reach development targets, aid group warns TORONTO, June 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the G20 summit opening today in Toronto, World Vision is calling upon emerging economies within the G20 to be accountable for prioritizing their own child and maternal health progress -- and for all G20 nations to...


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