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2011-08-12 00:00:28

TechiXoft, the newest contender in the mobile app arena recently released an app called the "Bro Lifeline." Available in the Apple App Store and coming soon to the Android Market, the app assists guys (or at the very least, gives them a good laugh) as they go through challenging or awkward situations when it comes to dating and beyond. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 10, 2011 Want a wingman in your pocket? "There's an app for that." Bro Lifeline is loaded with fake background sounds,...

2011-05-19 10:00:00

STOCKHOLM, May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- DigitalRoute, an independent software vendor, is positioned on Ahrens rapid growth ranking list for the second consecutive year. Ahrens' ranking list highlights rapid growth companies that contribute to the vitality of the Swedish business community. In order to qualify, companies must demonstrate a minimum growth of 25% over 6 years, a substantial turnover and profitability. The companies must also have their base of the operations located in...

2010-10-28 18:00:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- See video from Stockholm Business Region at: http://www.thenewsmarket.com/Releases/StoryDetailPage.aspx?GUID=5bcefd41-b862-4627-a742-5421d0ff4184 The first European Green Capital Conference took place in Stockholm, the first European Green Capital. The conference gathered city officials, politicians and officers from all over the world to discuss the demands of growing cities while maintaining sustainable economic development and decreasing the negative...

2010-03-15 07:05:00

STOCKHOLM, March 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Karolinska Development AB announces publication of its Year End Report 2009 on the company's website. Key events during the year: Group October - December 2009 - Revenue increased by 8.3 % to 6.9 (6.4) MSEK. - Operating income amounted to -22.1 (-249.0) MSEK. - Profit after tax amounted to -19.4 (-246.4) MSEK. - Income per share before dilution amounted to -0.71 (-10.15) SEK. - Investments in portfolio...

2009-11-04 09:00:00

STOCKHOLM, November 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The mayors of the largest cities in Europe and the United States have co-authored a mutual appeal, 'The Stockholm Appeal on Climate Change'. The appeal manifests the signatories' desire for the COP15 meeting in Copenhagen to result in an international climate change agreement. The Mayor of Stockholm, Sten Nordin, initiated the cooperation between the mayors, represented by EUROCITIES and the United States Conference of Mayors (USCM). The appeal...

2009-07-22 15:19:21

A group promoting the Swedish language has reported the country's capital, Stockholm, to the Swedish Parliamentary Ombudsman for using too much English. The Language Defense Network reported the city under the language law that came into effect July 1, which states that Swedish is the country's official language and public bodies have a responsibility to use and develop the language, The Local reported Wednesday. The network singled out the Stockholm Visitors Board, the Stockholm Business...

2009-03-27 12:22:28

Strip clubs in the Swedish capital of Stockholm can post billboards on area vehicles to create mobile advertisements, Sweden's Parliament says. Sweden's Riksdag legislative assembly rejected a proposal from politicians Sylvia Lindgren and Veronica Palm that aimed to stop Stockholm strip clubs from advertising their services on vehicles throughout the capital, The Local said Friday. It's degrading to continually be confronted with cars whose main purpose is to drive around Stockholm's streets...

2008-12-02 12:37:09

A Stockholm hotel owner has transformed an old Boeing 747 into a hostel for use near Arlanda airport. Hostel Jumbo is set to open Jan. 15 with 85 beds and 25 rooms -- including a cockpit suite and and four-person dorm rooms with shared bathrooms, The Local reported Tuesday. It feels like it's really good, really well built, said Oscar Dios, who spent four months refurbishing the 1976 jumbo jet. The jet's last flight was in 2002 when it was owned by Transjet, which went bankrupt, said Dios,...

2008-10-14 09:00:39

Sweco has announced that it has been chosen to perform a system analysis of the entire Stockholm region's future energy supply. The goal is to develop proposals that are favorable from both an energy and climate perspective. Sweco will formulate a number of clearly defined courses of action and strategies that will enable the Stockholm region to minimize its energy usage and climate impact within three time horizons by 2020, 2030 and 2050. Aspects to be studied include the supply,...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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