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2014-09-02 11:09:52

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Uber, the rapidly-growing US-based online ride-sharing service, has been hit with a temporary injunction by a Frankfurt court prohibiting it from operating throughout Germany, various media outlets have reported. According to Ben Knight of The Guardian, the court rules that the mobile app and chauffeuring service violated that country’s Passenger Transportation Act. The injunction, which was issued following expedited proceedings,...

2014-09-02 08:31:32

ROCKLAND, Mass., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EMD Serono, Inc., a subsidiary of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, announced today that Drew Young has joined the company as Senior Vice President, Neurology and Immunology. In this capacity, he will be responsible for leading the strategic direction of the U.S. Neurology and Immunology franchise, including future products. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140902/141784 Bringing more than 20 years of experience leading global and...

2014-09-02 08:30:31

Patients at higher risk of kidney problems due to existing diabetes were also evaluated for the effects of warfarin on kidney function RIDGEFIELD, Conn., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced results from a new post-hoc sub-analysis of the pivotal phase III RE-LY® trial assessing renal function change in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation (NVAF) treated with Pradaxa® (dabigatran etexilate mesylate) compared to warfarin. The...

2014-08-28 23:11:25

The thought that NSA tools are used by a secret organization for spying out new electric vehicle technology, at least, is an entertaining conspiracy scenario cooked up in the book “Project Black Hungarian”. The spy novel has just been released by Capscovil, a publishing house that specializes in weaving technical facts into fictional stories. Glonn, Germany (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 Co-authors MacRoslin and York create an air of adventure for electric mobility in their first jointly...

2014-08-28 16:31:09

WALLDORF, Germany, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SAP (NYSE: SAP) today announced that it will be presenting at the following events: SAP Presentation at Investor Conference in New York Simon Paris, President Industry Cloud of SAP SE, will speak at the Citi 2014 Global Technology Conference in New York on Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at 5:45pm (CET) / 4:45pm (UK) / 11:45am (Eastern) / 8:45am (Pacific). SAP Presentation at Investor Conference in Las Vegas Bill McDermott, CEO and...

2014-08-28 12:32:02

DUBLIN, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Dyestuff (Black Color) Market for Textile Fibers (Polyester, Nylon, Acrylic and Others) for Home Textiles, Apparels and Other End-users - Forecast to 2020" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 The report analyzes and forecasts the market for dyestuff (black color) for textile fibers on the global and regional level. Demand has been forecast based on...

2014-08-28 08:28:00

- Improves workflows and increases reliability with new ergonomic design BILLERICA, Mass., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EMD Millipore, the Life Science division of Merck KGaA of Darmstadt, Germany, has launched Steritest(TM) Symbio Pumps for easier, safer and more reliable sterility testing of pharmaceutical products in laminar flow hoods, isolators and clean rooms. The Steritest(TM) Symbio Pumps were developed to address stringent pharmaceutical testing requirements. The...

2014-08-28 08:23:48

SHEFFIELD, Mass., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer MaterialScience LLC announces the appointment of Jim Boehm to general manager of its polycarbonate sheet business. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140827/140690 Boehm has been with Bayer for 24 years, the last 12 in the Polycarbonates Business Unit. Most recently he was vice president of production and technology of polycarbonate at Bayer's Baytown, Texas, site. He holds a chemical engineering degree from The University of...

2014-08-27 23:06:59

MarketOptimizer.org adds “Biopower – Global Market Size, Technology Review, Competitive Landscape, and Key Country Analysis to 2020” to its store. The report provides a clear overview of and detailed insight into the global biopower market. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 “Biopower – Global Market Size, Technology Review, Competitive Landscape, and Key Country Analysis to 2020”, the latest report from industry analysis specialist offers comprehensive information and...

2014-08-27 16:20:52

HAMBURG, Germany, August 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hamburg Administrative Court has today cancelled a prohibition order by the Hamburg Ministry of Economic Affairs against Uber on formal grounds. As a result, Uber continues to be available to the people of Hamburg and its visitors. The Court considered that the prohibition is already unlawful on procedural grounds because the prohibitive authority did not have jurisdiction. Moreover, the prohibition would not be legal due to...


Latest Germany Reference Libraries

Alpines Steinschaf
2014-09-16 09:26:07

The Alpines Steinschaf is a breed of domestic sheep that is located in the Southern Alps of Germany and Eastern Alps of Austria. This breed is one of four in the Steinschaf group, which is thought to be derived from the Zaupelschaf type which lived during the medieval period or the Torschaf, which is older than the Zaupelschaf. This most likely makes the Alpines Steinschaf the oldest breed of sheep in the eastern Alps. By the beginning of the twentieth century, the Alpines Stinschaf could...

Rhenish-German Cold-Blood horse
2014-06-25 13:26:52

The Rhenish-German Cold-Blood is a breed of horse originating from Germany. It was developed less than 100 years ago from crossbreeding heavy horses from Rhineland, Westphalia and Saxony, with the main stock coming from the Belgian horse. The Rhenish-German became the most numerous heavy horse breed in Germany. Today, it makes up only two percent of the total horse population in Germany. The other breeds of German heavy horses are the Black Forest, the Schleswig and the South German...

Elwetritsch, Bestia palatinensis
2013-08-19 13:08:39

The Elwetritsch is reported to be found in southwest Germany and is a bird-like mythical creature that inhabits the underbrush and under vines of the region. Its origin is believed to be a result of crossbreeding between chicken, ducks and geese, and mythical creatures such as elves and goblins. They are described as a type of fowl with long beaks and sometimes having antlers; and that they lay eggs during the breeding season. They are considered to be very shy but curious creatures. An...

Deutsche Bracke
2013-06-18 10:26:35

The Deutsche Bracke, known by many other names including the German hound, is a breed of domestic scenthound dog that originated in the Westphalia region of Germany. This breed is an ancient breed, but its origins are largely unknown. It is thought that the breed is most likely derived from Celtic hounds, greyhound breeds, and St. Hubert's Hound. The breed now holds two regional types, but the Deutschen Bracken Club, which accepted the breed in 1896, merged the four types it held in 1900....

Alpine Ibex, Capra ibex
2012-08-24 16:23:24

The Alpine ibex (Capra ibex) can be found in the European Alps. It is locally known as the Steinbock in German, the bouquetin in French, the kozorog in Slovenian, and the stambecco in Italian. Its range was once restricted to Northern Italy in the Gran Paradiso National Park, but now comprises nearly all of the European Alps including France, Italy, Germany, Slovenia, Austria, and Switzerland. It prefers a habitat within rocky areas near the snowline on the edge of forests. It can be found at...

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Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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