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2010-03-10 11:13:00

LONDON, March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Jules Kroll has announced the opening of a new risk management venture, K2 Global Consulting ("K2"). The company will be a provider of risk consulting and advisory services to multi-national corporations, sovereign nations and individuals. In making the announcement, Mr. Kroll, the founder and visionary behind Kroll Inc., said, "In the 21st Century, the world will continue to face risks that will require new and imaginative solutions. We expect that K2...

2010-03-08 10:36:00

BELGIUM, Wis., March 8 /PRNewswire/ -- K2 Sourcing, a Wisconsin-based technology firm, announces it has been awarded an order to provide a single-event Reverse Auction service to the Washington D.C.-based Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The FAA, the federal agency responsible for the nation's aviation safety, selected K2 Sourcing's reverse auction technology as a good fit for an acquisition project. Matt Miller, CEO of K2 Sourcing states: "The K2 Sourcing solution is designed to...

2010-03-03 13:16:57

ST. LOUIS "“ In the last month, Anthony Scalzo, M.D., professor of toxicology at Saint Louis University, has seen nearly 30 cases involving teenagers who were experiencing hallucinations, severe agitation, elevated heart rate and blood pressure, vomiting and, in some cases, tremors and seizures. All of these teens had smoked a dangerous, yet legal substance known as K2 or "fake weed." According to Scalzo, K2, an unregulated mixture of dried herbs, is growing in popularity because it is...

2010-02-23 08:00:00

SEATTLE, Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Specialty retailer Eddie Bauer, The Original Outdoor Outfitter®, is turning 90. When Mr. Bauer first opened for business in 1920, his "Eddie Bauer's Tennis Shop" was renting space in a gun shop in downtown Seattle. Within a year he had his own storefront and became renowned as an outfitter and innovator. While he built his business serving hunters and fishermen of the Pacific Northwest, he went on to become America's premier expedition...

2009-12-02 15:03:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Nickelodeon closes November as basic cable's number-one network in total day with all key demos (kids 2-11, kids 6-11, tweens 9-14 and total viewers), scoring the top programs with K2-11 (SpongeBob SquarePants and Fanboy and Chum Chum) and basic cable's top two entertainment telecasts for the month -- behind only ESPN's Monday Night Football. According to Nielsen Media Research (10/26/09-12/2/09), Nickelodeon averaged 2.2 million total viewers, a 3.6/1.3...

2009-10-19 11:30:00

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- K2®, a Microsoft Gold Certified ISV partner, today announced planned support in its products for the upcoming releases of Microsoft Office 2010, Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2010 and Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010. K2 blackpearl® and K2 blackpoint® software have long had industry-best depth of integration with the Office and SharePoint Server platforms, a primary reason customers adopt K2 for...

2009-03-03 07:00:00

REDMOND, Wash., March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- K2 today released K2 blackpoint, feature-rich software that eliminates complexity and allows business users and non-developers to quickly build workflow solutions and process-driven applications within Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 and Windows SharePoint Services 3.0. Starting at just $5,000 (US) for up to 200 users, K2 blackpoint offers drag-and-drop tools, a Microsoft Office-style designer (K2 Studio) and a Silverlight-based K2 Web...

2009-02-03 07:00:00

REDMOND, Wash., Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- K2(R), a division of SourceCode Technology Holdings Inc., today announced the global availability of K2 connect(TM) for SAP -- no-code software that increases business efficiency and reduces IT costs by bridging the gap between SAP and the world of process-driven applications, forms and Microsoft Office SharePoint Server. K2 connect for SAP empowers line-of-business specialists to visually create business entities -- in just a few clicks -- that...

2008-12-08 08:49:00

HYDERABAD, India and REDMOND, Wash., Dec. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Satyam Computer Services Ltd. (NYSE: SAY), a leading global consulting and information technology services provider, announced that it has entered into a partnership with software maker K2 to provide end-to-end business process management solutions (BPM) on Microsoft platforms. K2 is a U.S.-based company that delivers workflow and BPM solutions based on its K2 blackpearl and K2 blackpoint software. Satyam will also...

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2008-10-17 14:52:45

A study of professional mountain climbers has shown that high-altitude exposure can cause subtle white and grey matter changes to the area of the brain involved in motor activity, according to the October issue of the European Journal of Neurology. Italian researchers took MRI scans of nine world-class mountain climbers, who had been climbing for at least 10 years, before and after expeditions to Mount Everest (8,848 meters) and K2 (8,611 meters) without an oxygen supply. They compared their...


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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.