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2014-07-10 04:21:00

MADRID, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An exceptional line-up of speakers is shaping up for the key event in Madrid The World Public Relations Forum [http://www.worldprforum.com ] has announced several new speakers [http://www.worldprforum.com/speakers ] for the key event of the public relations and communication industry taking place on 21-23 September 2014 in Madrid. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140710/696623 ) The Forum, organised by...

2014-07-07 12:22:31

- City of Madrid selects IBM, through its subsidiary INSA, to provide citizens more efficient environmental services MADRID, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The City of Madrid and IBM (NYSE: IBM), through its subsidiary INSA, announced today the largest environmental services management project in Spain, designed to improve city life for all of Madrid's three million citizens. Using IBM's Smarter Cities technology, this initiative will help improve the delivery and efficiency of city...

2014-05-05 12:21:54

DALLAS and MADRID, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) and Amadeus IT Group (AMS: MC) announced today that they have entered into a joint contract for Amadeus' Altéa reservations solution that will support the carrier's domestic service. Amadeus' Altéa reservations solution currently supports the Company's international service, and Southwest has long indicated a desire to operate just one reservation system, operating multiple systems following the acquisition of...

2014-03-28 12:27:51

InnovaApps+ will award 40,000 euros to the winners MADRID, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BBVA and Google seek to promote a spirit of innovation in business application development with the InnovaApps+ competition. This international contest aims to promote the emergence of new solutions that can benefit companies, and particularly SMEs and entrepreneurs in Spain and Latin America. This new challenge will enable BBVA to stay in touch with the ecosystem of developers and...

2014-02-25 23:24:50

SMILe is an R&D group that studies the practical applications of fuzzy logic techniques to document management. The results of the research will greatly improve the performance levels of DocPath Aspen, one of DocPath´s major document management solutions. Tres Cantos (Madrid), Spain (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 In March 2013, DocPath signed an R&D agreement with SMILe, one of the main research group of the University of Castilla-La Mancha (UCLM – Spain). The goal of the...

2014-02-04 00:21:30

Collaboration brings LINE app to Telefonica's Firefox OS devices in Europe and Latin America LOS ANGELES and MADRID, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Telefonica and LINE Euro-Americas Corporation, subsidiary of LINE Corporation, owner and operator of the free call and messaging app, LINE, today announced a partnership to bring the LINE application exclusively to Telefonica subscribers across key Telefonica Firefox OS markets, including Venezuela, Peru, Spain, Colombia, Uruguay, Brazil...

2014-01-28 23:28:00

Ticktrack provides transport companies smart ticketing and fleet management via NFC-enabled smartphones. Aditium announces a key customer win in Madrid for private commuter buses. Madrid, Spain (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 Aditium, a software development company specialized in mobile solutions for transport, events and retail, announced today that Madrid-based Jiménez Dorado has selected Ticktrack for their private commuter buses. Starting in March over 10,000 commuters in Madrid will be...

2014-01-28 23:23:48

One of Spain´s main educational events, the IT Olympics organized by the University of Castilla La Mancha, will celebrate a new edition this year with DocPath as one of its main sponsors. Tres Cantos (Madrid), Spain (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 -One of Spain´s main educational events, the IT Olympics organized by the University of Castilla La Mancha, will celebrate a new edition this year with DocPath as one of its main sponsors. -Participants of this year´s edition are...

2014-01-27 15:15:33

Researchers at the firm 4DNature and the Universidad Carlos III of Madrid (UC3M) are developing a new technology, called helical optical projection tomography, which improves biomedical diagnostic 3D imaging. This innovation enables 3D images of living organisms to be obtained with greater speed and precision. In broad terms, helical optical projection tomography consists in rotating a sample while moving it vertically in order to then obtain a three-dimensional image of it, explain its...

Personalized 3D Imaging Used For Biomedical Diagnostics
2014-01-27 08:39:28

Universidad Carlos III of Madrid This innovation enables 3D images of living organisms to be obtained with greater speed and precision. In broad terms, helical optical projection tomography consists in rotating a sample while moving it vertically in order to then obtain a three-dimensional image of it, explain its creators. 4DNature, a company that is a spin-off of the university and which is supported by UC3M’s Vivero de Empresas (Business Incubator) in the Parque Científico (Science...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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