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2013-09-26 23:32:44

Hack Cyprus 2013, the first technology and startup festival in Cyprus, took place on the 4th-8th of September, bringing together more than 400 people over five days of building and learning. In times of crisis, Hack Cyprus is creating a grassroots movement aimed to shift an entire country's image. Nicosia, Cyprus (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 Hack Cyprus 2013, organised by the Cypriot Enterprise Link, came to a very successful close on Sunday 8th September with the Insights Conference at...

2013-07-23 23:26:09

As part of a wider effort to spur innovation, creativity and technological entrepreneurship in Cyprus, the Cypriot Enterprise Link is launching the first biggest technology and startup happening in Cyprus, taking place on the 4th-8th September 2013. Nicosia, Cyprus (PRWEB) July 23, 2013 Last year, Hack Cyprus established itself with the first ever hackathon to be organized on the island of Cyprus. The event was a great success with more than 80 attendees gathering together for 30+ hours...

2012-06-04 23:03:17

Voluntary blood donation event held on the 17th May 2012 by Kinanis LLC Nicosia-Cyprus (PRWEB) June 04, 2012 The Law Firm Kinanis LLC organized a voluntary blood donation event which took place on the 17th May 2012 at the premises of Akamantis Conference and Exhibition Centre located in Nicosia, Cyprus. The organization of this event was a response to the continued appeal from the Cypriot Blood Bank for the donation of blood for those citizens in need. Hence, as not only part the...

2010-10-12 08:12:00

CLEVELAND and NICOSIA, Cyprus, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Failsafe Payments, a Merchant Service Provider in both North America and Europe, today announced the addition of Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) compliance services from SecurityMetrics to help merchants meet industry requirements and prevent theft of customer card data. Benefits to participating merchants on both continents include a 175-person SecurityMetrics call center available 24x7 to answer PCI-related...

2009-09-01 10:55:00

Cyprus signed a Cooperation Agreement with ESA on 27 August 2009. The objective of this agreement is to allow Cyprus and ESA to create the framework for more-intensive cooperation in ESA projects in the future. ESA's Director of Legal Affairs and External Relations, Peter Hulsroj, and the Cypriot Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Communications and Works, Michael Constantinides, signed the agreement in Nicosia, in the presence of Nicos Nicolaides, the Minister of Communications and...

2008-06-24 06:02:31

Text of report in English by Greek Cypriot news agency CNA Nicosia, Jun 23 (CNA) - Leading government party, left wing AKEL [Progressive Party of the Working People] has decided to vote against the Lisbon Treaty a week before the debate at the House of Representatives Plenary which is expected to approve the Treaty.As Cyprus is set to ratify Lisbon treaty on 3rd July, the Movement of Ecologists-Environmentalists, which discussed the issue yesterday, has decided to abstain from the voting to...

2008-06-19 09:00:59

Text of report in English by Greek Cypriot news agency CNA Nicosia, 18 June: The Council of Ministers has revoked an earlier decision regarding natural gas import and the construction of a floating platform. The minister of commerce, industry and tourism, Andonis Paskhalidhis, said after Wednesday's [18 June] cabinet meeting that "anything that has to do with the floating unit has been withdrawn". According to Paskhalidhis, the Council of Ministers decided that two terminals will be...

Word of the Day
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'