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2009-07-02 11:55:00

GLENDALE, Calif., July 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Panda Security, the Cloud Security Company, today announced the global launch of the Panda Challenge, a competition offering participants a chance to decipher codes of three levels of increasing difficulty to discover a hidden password inside. The competition, originally launched in Spain, initially received more than 800 entrants, yet went unresolved because no one was able to overcome all three levels of the challenge. As a result, Panda Security is...

2009-06-29 12:26:00

Agreement supports Panda's social responsibility policy, whose principal pillars are sport, the protection of children and caring for the planet's environment GLENDALE, Calif., June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Panda Security, the Cloud Security Company, and WWF, the global conservation organization, announced today an international cooperation agreement between the two organizations to help protect the environment. With this international agreement, Panda Security will dedicate part of its revenue to...

2009-06-24 12:17:00

- Company acquires franchises in Sweden, Finland and the United Kingdom; has now bought seven franchises since Investindustrial, other shareholders joined in 2007 - Company has also launched new companies in Japan and China, taking over operations previously run by local distributors - Aggressive investment plan has enabled company to maintain its position as global technology leader and consolidate international expansion - Company forecasts 10 percent increase in workforce in Spain in...

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2009-05-28 06:10:00

A healthy panda cub was born Wednesday at a zoo in northern Thailand after the mother, an 8-year-old-female, was artificially inseminated by staff in February. Chiang Mai Zoo's director Thanapath Pongamorn said there were no signs that mom Lin Hui was pregnant.  "She's been anxious since yesterday. She did not want to get close to caretakers or any other people, but we didn't know what the problem was," Thanapath said. Thailand's famously celibate giant pandas finally produced the cub...

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2009-05-14 15:21:42

The U.S. television network Nickelodeon has announced plans to air Kung Fu Panda: The Series, starting in 2010. The computer-generated animated show is based on the 2008 animated blockbuster Kung Fu Panda. The announcement that Nickelodeon has ordered 26 episodes of Panda was made Thursday and follows the March 28 premiere of The Penguins of Madagascar, which was watched by 6.1 million viewers. The Panda and Penguins series are both co-productions between Nickelodeon and DreamWorks Animation...

2009-05-13 13:55:00

A Panda Security study of 4,000 adolescents reveals alarming statistics around teenage hacking rates and exploration   GLENDALE, Calif., May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Panda Security, a leading provider of IT security solutions, today announced the results of a four month survey carried out by Panda Security(1) that analyzed the online behaviors, technology knowledge, and hacking activities of more than 4,000 adolescents between the ages of 15 and 18 years old. The study results indicate...

2009-05-04 07:00:00

Former Fry's Executive Joins Company to Drive Customer-Centric Marketing Initiatives and Build Brand Awareness GLENDALE, Calif., May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Panda Security, a leading provider of IT security solutions, today announced that Jack Hao, former head of Fry's Electronics' Antivirus Division, has joined the company as head of Marketing for Panda Security USA. In this role, he is responsible for leading all marketing efforts and increasing market share of the company's innovative IT...

2009-05-02 21:40:16

Giving a panda at the National Zoo in Washington a colonoscopy was a complicated procedure involving 10 employees, zoo officials said. Tai Shan, born at the zoo almost four years ago, needed the colonoscopy to determine whether he had recovered from eosinophilic colitis, which he developed last year, The Washington Post reported Saturday. The panda had to fast for a day before the procedure Friday. But he did not need to prepare by drinking quantities of liquid to clear his colon, as humans...

2009-04-27 15:36:00

Company Will Educate Attendees on Transitioning Managed Service Provider Security Offerings from Antivirus Software to Security-as-a-Service GLENDALE, Calif., April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Panda Security, a leading global provider of IT security solutions, today announced that the company will participate in MSPWorld 2009 in Orlando, Florida on April 30 and May 1, 2009 as a gold sponsor. The company will exhibit in booth 15, and will educate Managed Service Providers (MSPs) and channel partners...

2009-03-26 07:00:00

Home-user and SMB Clients in Mexico, Central America, Colombia and Caribbean to Benefit from Panda Security's Product Portfolio GLENDALE, Calif., March 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Panda Security, a leading global provider of IT security solutions, and Dell, a leading global systems and services company, today announced that the companies have entered into an agreement through which Dell will distribute Panda Security solutions to clients in Latin America. The agreement covers Mexico, Central America,...


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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