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2014-01-28 08:35:38

NEO, MAX and LEA now available in both performance and cost optimized versions THALWIL, Switzerland, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Swiss-based u?blox, a global leader in cellular and positioning modules and integrated circuits, introduces its popular NEO, MAX and LEA GNSS modules in u?blox' next-generation, multi-constellation positioning platform u?blox M8. The new module series satisfy a wide range of requirements by providing a scalable range of features including antenna...

2014-01-28 04:20:03

Source: NIMSTsukuba, Japan, Jan 28, 2014 - (ACN Newswire) - Japan's National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS) and the Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology (Empa) have signed a 5-year collaborative agreement to co-publish the open access journal Science and Technology of Advanced Materials (STAM). Their goal is to make STAM one of the world's leading publications in materials science. Founded in 2000, Science and Technology of Advanced Materials provides an...

2014-01-27 16:27:05

STAEFA, Switzerland, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At the Mobile World Congress 2014, Sensirion AG is presenting its latest humidity and temperature sensor SHTW1, which opens up new possibilities in the wearable and mobile market with its chip-scale packaging technology. This global innovation combines minimal size with maximum performance to define the latest generation of humidity and temperature sensors, enabling unprecedented opportunities. Sensirion creates space for new ideas -...

2014-01-22 08:32:56

DAVOS, GENEVA, January 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WISeKey, the Swiss cyber security expert and World Economic Forum Global Growth Company Partner, will be spearheading multiple thought leadership events within the cyber security and digital neutrality space at this year's World Economic Forum Annual Meeting, taking place in Davos, Switzerland 22-25 January 2014, by organizing two events: Digital Security Task Force in partnership with OISTE.ORG and ID Personal Cloud Services...

2014-01-22 04:20:43

Authors of new book "Education & Skills 2.0: New Targets & Innovative Approaches" convene at World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos to foster dialogue on key issues in education WASHINGTON, NEW YORK, BOSTON, and DAVOS-KLOSTERS, Switzerland, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Seeking to increase awareness of the need to improve education systems around the world, members of the World Economic Forum's Global Agenda Council on Education & Skills, including Harvard School of Public Health...

2014-01-21 23:29:40

Available today, iPhone app OptimizeMe helps to simply track all the daily activities in a single app to show how everything the user does and everyone he meets influences his life, health and fitness. Zurich, Switzerland (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 Available today, iPhone app OptimizeMe helps to simply track all the daily activities in a single app to show how everything the user does and everyone he meets influences his life, health and fitness. OptimizeMe lets the user track his everyday...

2014-01-21 23:00:33

Womensphere's online global campaign and movement aims to increase women's presence through social media and enable more diverse participation in discussions around key global issues and closing gender gaps at the 2014 Davos Meeting. New York, New York (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 Today, Womensphere launches an online global campaign and movement to help close the sizable gender gap at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting at Davos by using social media to increase women’s...

2014-01-21 12:21:39

AMSTERDAM, January 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Newly energized routes enable free, convenient long-distance travel across DACH region and the Netherlands This week, Tesla officially opens new Supercharger locations connecting the Netherlands, Germany, Switzerland, and Austria. These newly-energized routes will enable Model S customers to enjoy free, convenient, 100 percent electric trips on the German Autobahn and to destinations in the Alps and elsewhere. (Photo:...

2014-01-15 23:26:20

Swiss based Navori is proud to unveil its third generation digital signage platform that makes any project simple, easy and affordable while delivering a broadcast TV look and feel of the highest quality. Lausanne, Switzerland (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 ISE 2014 is the perfect occasion to convey an important message: Digital signage can drive any communication scenario regardless of its size or complexity – and this is no longer a domain reserved for techies. Swiss based Navori is proud...

2014-01-14 08:35:42

Younique GmbH Executes Agreement To Implement Global Payout's Proprietary MoneyTrac(TM) Consolidated Payment Gateway SAN DIEGO, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Payout, Inc. (OTC: GOHE) announced today that it has received its first contract for 2014, an international client, Younique GmbH of Switzerland. The company is also forecasting that this will be the first of many new contracts and many new international clients expected for both the first quarter of 2014, and...


Latest Switzerland Reference Libraries

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2012-08-24 16:23:24

The Alpine ibex (Capra ibex) can be found in the European Alps. It is locally known as the Steinbock in German, the bouquetin in French, the kozorog in Slovenian, and the stambecco in Italian. Its range was once restricted to Northern Italy in the Gran Paradiso National Park, but now comprises nearly all of the European Alps including France, Italy, Germany, Slovenia, Austria, and Switzerland. It prefers a habitat within rocky areas near the snowline on the edge of forests. It can be found at...

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2008-05-06 14:47:35

The Nine-spined Stickleback (Pungitius pungitius), is a species of fish in the Gasterosteidae family. It is found in Belarus, Belgium, Canada, China, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greenland, Ireland, Japan, South Korea, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Republic of, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Russia, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

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2007-12-18 11:46:03

The Appenzeller Sennenhund is a breed from Switzerland bred for the purpose of guarding flocks and being a general farm dog. It is a medium-sized breed that is friendly and excels in obedience competitions. Because the Appenzeller Sennenhund is a herding dog, it needs plenty of exercise and room to run. If this dog gets bored, he could become restless and destructive. The Appenzeller Sennenhund would be a good pet for someone who has ample time to spend with their animal. Photo...

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Word of the Day
out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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