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2010-10-13 07:01:00

AMMAN, Jordan, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The Jordan University of Science and Technology (JUST) and IBM (NYSE: IBM) today signed an agreement for IBM to provide the technology and services needed to establish a new Centre of Excellence for Service Science Innovation at the university's campus in Irbid city, in northern Jordan. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090416/IBMLOGO ) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090416/IBMLOGO ) The new centre will deliver teaching...

2009-07-13 09:30:00

BANGALORE, India, July 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that it has signed a 10-year information technology (IT) outsourcing agreement with Innovation Auto Risk, an established leader in the Indian market providing claims management services and other related solutions to insurers and fleet management companies. To support its growth and expansion plans, Innovation Auto Risk was seeking an IT solution provider that could supply and manage its IT infrastructure...

2008-09-18 09:00:22

IBM (NYSE: IBM) today launched a Global Service Delivery Center based in Egypt and signed agreements with the government to create a nanotechnology research center and develop a services science university curriculum. Samuel J. Palmisano, IBM chairman, president and chief executive officer, met with Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak to discuss IBM's new initiatives in Egypt focused on scientific research and information technology exports, which are part of the company's increased focus on...

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'