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2014-04-10 08:29:58

- Experienced Medical Device Executive Will Lead Company Through Scale-Up and International Commercialization of PaQ® Insulin Delivery Device - HORW, Switzerland, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CeQur(®) SA, a leader in simple insulin infusion for people with type 2 diabetes, announced the appointment of Douglas Lawrence as chief executive officer, effective immediately. Lawrence replaces CeQur founder James Peterson, who is retiring from the role, but will continue to serve as vice...

2014-04-09 12:28:04

LONDON, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Electrical Supply Industry World GuidebookToday, the electrical supply industry has four separate sectors: generation, transmission, distribution and supply. In many countries, competition has been introduced to generation and supply, while transmission and distribution are natural monopolies since electricity must be delivered via common lines. Prevalence of privatization must also be added....

2014-04-09 04:21:05

SEATTLE, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tableau Software (NYSE: DATA) today announced Henrik Jorgensen as country manager for Germany, Switzerland and Austria and revealed its approach to further expanding its presence in the DACH region. Jorgensen is tasked with driving the growth of Tableau in German-speaking Europe and ensuring the success of customers. He will focus on helping organizations achieve greater results from their investments in data analytics....

2014-04-07 12:33:15

NYON, Switzerland, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RADistribution [http://www.radistribution.com ]'s (http://www.radistribution.com) portfolio of urology, paediatric urology, OB/GYN and general surgery medical devices has been further strengthened with the addition of two key products from Quanta System [http://www.quantasystem.com ] (http://www.quantasystem.com), a world leader in both own-brand and OEM laser technology products. (Logo:...

2014-04-04 23:23:00

Switzerland-based Uster Technologies, a global market leader in textile quality control, has chosen NetDimensions Talent Suite as Secure SaaS in order to provide training to employees all over the world. Neu-Isenburg, Germany (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 NetDimensions (AIM: NETD; OTCQX: NETDY), a global provider of performance, knowledge, and learning management systems, announced today that Switzerland-based Uster Technologies, a global market leader in textile quality control, has chosen...

2014-04-04 12:30:52

Certification of TOBY-L100 module enables the Internet of Things and M2M customers to leverage America's largest 4G LTE Network THALWIL, Switzerland, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Swiss-based u-blox, a leading provider of wireless and global positioning chips and modules, today announced that its ultra-compact TOBY-L100 4G LTE module has been certified by Verizon Wireless. The certification of u-blox's TOBY-L100 module will enable customers to leverage the Verizon Wireless network to...

2014-04-03 12:29:26

HAIFA, Israel, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Novocure, a commercial stage oncology company, announced today that new, pre-clinical data demonstrating the anti-tumor effects of NovoTTF(TM) Therapy will be presented at the 2014 American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) in San Diego (April 5-9, 2014). The new study results show that ovarian cancer cells treated with Tumor Treating Fields (TTFields) exhibit abnormal chromosomal separation during cell division, reducing the viability of...

2014-03-31 08:34:04

GENEVA and BASEL, Switzerland, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WISeKey is present with its anti-counterfeiting technology at BaselWorld 2014 to demonstrate to the Luxury Goods Market the latest technology deployed with several leading Swiss watch manufacturers. WISeKey's anti-counterfeiting technologies revolutionized the fine timepiece industry when first launched at BaselWorld in 2009 together with Hublot. Earlier this year Hublot announced at Davos the...

2014-03-31 08:26:19

GENEVA, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Last month, the famous bikini brand, RELLECIGA Swimwear, landed on the well-known online outlet MyPrivateBoutique (http://www.myprivateboutique.ch/en) in Switzerland and became an immediate hit. It's sexy, energetic and stylish design makes girls look great whether next to the pool or at the beach. This month, RC idebuts several new categories, among them a new category named RIKINI, which refers to the "multi way bikini", the hottest trend of...

2014-03-27 08:38:45

World's smallest tracking device locates children and pets both outdoors and inside STOCKHOLM, Sweden and THALWIL, Switzerland, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Swedish WTS (Wonder Technology Solutions) and u-blox, the global leader in wireless and positioning semiconductors today announced that WTS has launched Trax, the world's smallest and smartest personal tracking device for children and pets. Based on u-blox' GNSS smart antenna and cellular module, the tiny tracker can be located...


Latest Switzerland Reference Libraries

Alpine Ibex, Capra ibex
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
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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