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2011-04-15 09:00:00

TAMPA, Fla. and LAUSANNE, Switzerland, April 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ConnectWise, the leading business management solution designed exclusively for IT service providers, VARs and MSPs announced today that ConnectWise has completed the integration of ConnectWise 2011.2 with Kaseya 2. These new features will enable MSPs using both solutions to manage business and service processes. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100105/FL32155LOGO) With this integration, alerts and service...

2011-03-30 12:06:00

LAUSANNE, Switzerland, March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Jilion(R) today announced the commercialization and immediate availability of SublimeVideo(R), the world's first cloud-based HTML5 video player service. Created in early 2010 to demo Jilion's HTML5 skills, SublimeVideo Player rapidly generated huge interest worldwide. "We have been amazed by the response, gaining over 9,000 twitter followers and more than 1 million unique visitors to our demo page. All without spending a dime on...

2011-03-03 06:50:00

LAUSANNE, Switzerland, March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Quantis, an international firm specialized in sustainability, Life Cycle Assessment (LCA), carbon footprinting and water footprinting, is joining forces with a consortium of businesses to develop an innovative water-footprint database. Quantis is creating the first comprehensive database of water footprints across various sectors of manufacturing. To bring this project to fruition, Lausanne-based Quantis is working in partnership...

2011-03-02 05:59:00

GENEVA, March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- WISeKey announced the appointment of Dr. Adrienne Corboud Fumagalli as a member of its Advisory Committee. The committee, chaired by Carlos Moreira, WISeKey founder and CEO, provides advice to WISeKey's senior management regarding matters of strategic business development and future revenue growth. Dr. Adrienne Corboud Fumagalli holds the position of EPFL (Swisstech, Lausanne) Vice President for Innovation and Technology Transfer. An experienced...

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2011-02-18 09:10:00

It may sound like the stuff of science fiction films, but researchers at the Ecole Polytechnique F©d©rale de Lausanne (EPFL) Brain Mind Institute are using virtual reality and brain imaging technology to study the feeling of owning one's body, as well as near-death and out-of-body experiences. According to a February 17 press release, the study, which is being led by EPFL and University of Geneva neurologist Olaf Blanke, is believed to be "the first experimental, data-driven...

2011-01-28 12:47:24

Many different aspects are involved in predicting high water and floods, such as the type of precipitation, wind, buildings and vegetation. The greater the number of variables included in predictive models, the better the prediction will be. However, the models will inevitably become increasingly more complex. PhD student from Delft Steven Weijs uses basic insight from the information theory (Shannon's Information Theory) to demonstrate the cohesion between this added complexity, the...

2011-01-12 09:51:00

LAUSANNE, Switzerland, January 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SmallRivers SA, creator of Paper.li, the leading social news publication application, today announced that it has raised $2.1 million in financing from Highland Capital Partners, SoftBank Capital and Endeavour Vision. In conjunction with the financing, Dan Nova of Highland Capital Partners and Ronald Fisher of SoftBank Capital will join the Company's board of directors. "Paper.li has generated extraordinary traction since its...

2010-11-23 10:32:00

LAUSANNE, Switzerland, November 23, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Dr. Ducommun brings extensive experience in sustainable development in the areas of solar-powered water purification-desalination and cooling-heating of buildings, topics of particular interest to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and its neighbors. SwissINSO Holding Inc. (OTCBB:SWHN) is proud to announce that CEO Dr. Yves Ducommun has been named a Trustee of the "Emirati - Swiss Friendship Platform"....

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2010-10-29 09:55:00

The July flight of a solar-powered plane built in Switzerland officially set a trio of world records, authorities with the International Aeronautical Federation (FAI) confirmed on Friday. The Ó°cole Polytechnique F©d©rale de Lausanne's (EPFL) Solar Impulse prototype aircraft began its record-setting flight on July 7 and was flown by pilot Andr© Borschberg. During the journey, the Solar Impulse set records for absolute altitude (9,235 meters or 30,298...

2010-10-27 14:20:44

A new computer program shows how the brain's complex fiber tracks mature as we grow up The brain's inner network becomes increasingly more efficient as humans mature. Now, for the first time without invasive measures, a joint study from the Ecole Polytechnique F©d©rale de Lausanne (EPFL) and the University of Lausanne (UNIL), in collaboration with Harvard Medical School, has verified these gains with a powerful new computer program. Reported in the PNAS early online edition last...


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'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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