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2009-08-05 06:00:00

DENVER and REYKJAVIK, Iceland, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Secure64 Software Corporation and Men & Mice today announced a joint marketing agreement that will provide U.S. government and international customers with a completely integrated IPAM and Domain Name Security Extensions (DNSSEC) signing solution. Through this agreement, customers in the United States, Europe and other parts of the world will be able to utilize Secure64 and Men & Mice solutions to quickly and easily implement IP...

2009-05-13 09:20:00

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- After a successful period of representation for Icelandair in Spain and Portugal, Discover the World Marketing is now handling the sales and marketing for this carrier in Italy. According to Arsaell Hardarson, Icelandair's head of Offline Sales, "We are happy with our working relationship and sales performance with Discover. Thus it was a good fit to partner with them in Italy, where we operate Milan to Reykjavik direct flights so more travelers...

2009-03-25 11:00:00

COLUMBIA, Md., March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Icelandair is excited to announce new scheduled service between Seattle, Washington, and Reykjavik, Iceland, beginning July 22, 2009. Icelandair will offer four flights a week departing Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA) at 4:30 p.m., arriving in Reykjavik at 6:45 a.m. the following morning. Flights on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays will connect with Copenhagen, Oslo, Stockholm and London, offering up to 4 hours faster connection...

2009-02-19 08:49:00

Licensing round ongoing for largest accessible, undrilled oil frontier REYKJAVIK, Iceland, Feb. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Evidence is growing that oil may be found in the Dreki area, northeast of Iceland. Recent seismic studies and re-evaluation of available data indicate the presence of thick Mesozoic sediments, similar to those found in the adjacent and geologically-related oil areas of Norway and Greenland. Surface pockmarks, which are known to cluster around major hydrocarbon fields...

2009-01-30 18:42:11

A container of Icelandic sweaters arrived in England this week, donated by radio listeners moved by a story about the elderly dying from the cold. Heimir Karlsson, a radio presenter who helped organize the collection, said that Bylgjan, the radio station, challenged listeners to fill the container in four days, the BBC reported. Families, some from far away, came one after another with garments to fill the container, he said. The container was sent to the port of Hull on England's east coast,...

2008-12-03 07:30:00

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. and REYKJAVIK, Iceland, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- HemoGenix(R) and ORF Genetics announce the collaboration and implementation of biorisk-free, green-source growth factors and cytokines for use in all HALO(R) Assay Kits and HALO(R) Contract Research Services where the response of human blood-forming cells is detected. ORF Genetics produces a large number of growth factors and cytokines using barley seed as the production host. Their Orfeus(TM) Expression System,...

2008-10-28 12:00:00

Photo of Prime Minister Geir H. Haarde (photos@pmo.is) Reykjavik, Iceland/Helsinki, Finland - 28 October 2008 - The Nordic countries have declared their readiness to help Iceland in battling the current financial crisis. A high-level committee will consider Iceland's financial needs following a planned loan from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), and look into how the Nordic states could assist in cooperation with the IMF. High-level committee to present proposals urgently At a...

2008-10-09 09:00:04

By Jane Wardell Associated Press REYKJAVIK, Iceland -- Iceland plunged further into financial turmoil -- and muddled into a diplomatic spat with Britain over its handling of the crisis -- on Wednesday as the country's third- largest bank went into receivership and the government abandoned attempts to put a floor under its free-falling currency. As increasingly worried Icelanders attended a protest concert in the capital's main square and reported problems withdrawing and transferring...

2008-10-08 09:30:00

By Jane Wardell Associated Press REYKJAVIK, Iceland -- This volcanic island near the Arctic Circle is on the brink of becoming the first "national bankruptcy" of the global financial meltdown. Home to just 320,000 people on a territory the size of Kentucky, Iceland has formidable international reach because of an outsized banking sector that set out with Viking confidence to conquer swaths of the British economy -- from fashion retailers to top soccer teams. The strategy gave Icelanders...

2008-10-08 00:00:19

By Michael Savage For years, Iceland had enjoyed an economic climate more favourable than its weather. But the country was leaving itself bitterly exposed, reports Michael Savage in Reykjavik THE DAYS grow ever darker in Reykjavik. Gone is the almost eternal daylight, which washes across Iceland's capital in the height of summer. A darkening gloom arrives earlier each day now. An icy wind blows in from the east. Darkness will be a constant presence here soon as winter sets in. If ever...


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