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2012-06-19 10:23:00

CANNES, France, June 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Leo Burnett Worldwide took home 22 Cannes Lions Awards - four Gold, six Silver and 12 Bronze - during the Promo & Activation, PR and Direct awards ceremony held at the 59th annual Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. Seven offices, including Beirut, Bangkok, Detroit, Melbourne, Milan, New York and Zurich, contributed to the overall network performance. Additionally, Leo Burnett Brussels won a Bronze Young Lion in Press, bringing...

2012-05-28 23:02:46

The Heart Rate Watch Company congratulates Ryder Hesjadal, the first Canadian to ever win a cycling Grand Tour - the Giro D'Italia. Ryder hails from hails from British Columbia and he rides for bike computer manufacturer Garmin. Bozeman, MT (PRWEB) May 27, 2012 Team Garmin teammate Christian Vandevelde kept the watts pegged on his Garmin Edge 500 up the lower portion of the climb of Passo de Stelvio in Italy Saturday according to the Heart Rate Watch Company. A monster of a climb nearly 13...

2012-04-18 06:23:39

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., April 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Luxury fashion brand Jill Milan, a provider of luxury designer handbags made in Italy, announced its Nob Hill Evening Bag appeared on the most recent episode of The CW Television Network's drama series "Gossip Girl." Actress Elizabeth Hurley carried the accordion-style bag in the April 16 episode in her character as media mogul Diane Payne. "The Nob Hill Evening Bag offers a very elegant look for day or evening, and looked even more elegant...

2012-04-17 06:20:24

MILAN, April 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Alcantara's "Future Landscape" exhibit at Superstudio Piu during Milan Design Week (April 16-21) offers a current and future "green" interpretation of Alcantara material. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120417/DE88902 ) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120309/DE67303LOGO ) Well-known for the aesthetic, sensory and functional features of its materials, Alcantara also is dedicated to improving the environment as shown by...

2012-04-16 02:22:23

MILAN, April 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As the prestigious Milan Design Week opens, Interface, Inc. (NASDAQ: IFSIA) has announced the launch of a new evolved global brand and an edgy, innovative new collection. Both underscore the carpet tile manufacturer's design and sustainability leadership. Interface is the only carpet company present at the exclusive and leading design venue La Triennale di Milano. In conjunction with the brand launch, Interface has also announced a commitment to the...

2012-04-02 22:20:38

MILAN, April 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A new report published today by Transcrime, the Joint Research Centre on Transnational Crime, warns that policy options being considered by the European Commission as part of the revision of the Tobacco Products Directive (TPD) carry a significant risk of increasing crime and the illegal trade in tobacco. The report by Transcrime uses a widely endorsed crime proofing methodology that assesses opportunities for crime inadvertently...

2012-02-07 03:00:00

LONDON, February 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading scheduled airline, Monarch recently announced its winter flying programme for 2012/2013; adding additional frequencies to existing routes as well as launching new winter services. All winter flights are now available to book via http://www.monarch.co.uk. A continuation of the summer programme and new for winter 2012/2013, with the airline now operating year-round flights are the Italian destinations of Venice, Verona, Milan...

2011-11-28 02:00:00

MILAN, Italy and READING, England, Nov. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Open Group today announced that it has partnered with a consortium of leading European real-time technology developers, industrial manufacturers and research organizations to develop a new model-based software development framework for complex real-time systems in Aerospace and Defense. Supported by the European Commission, the Model-based Methods and Tools for Avionics and Surveillance Embedded Systems (MADES) project is...

Saving Da Vinci's Last Supper From Air Pollution
2011-11-23 04:14:55

USC air quality monitors show dramatic reduction in air pollution at the painting's location Having survived long centuries, political upheaval, and even bombings during World War II, Leonardo Da Vinci's masterpiece Last Supper now faces the risk of damage from air pollution due to its location in one of Western Europe's most polluted cities. In late 2009, the refectory of Santa Maria Delle Grazie Church, where the painting is located, installed a sophisticated heating, ventilation, and...

2011-11-22 07:44:00

NEW YORK and MILAN, November 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Buongiorno, global leader in the mobile commerce ecosystem for developing and managing paid apps and service, with its local US entity Dada Ent., is one of the founding sponsors of the MEF Americas: Mobile Content & Commerce conference which will take place in Miami on 29th and 30th November 2011. Massimiliano Pellegrini will be speaking on the first day at 9:45 during the event '"Mobile Routes to Market-Planning...