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2011-03-09 02:00:00

MILWAUKEE, March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Manpower Inc.

2011-02-03 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- IntraLinks, a leading provider of critical information exchange solutions, today announced that it has been accepted into the World Economic Forum's Community of Global Growth Companies (GGC).

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2011-01-31 07:50:00

Economic turmoil, round-the-clock communication and constant social pressure to succeed have led to a costly increase in stress-related illness and burnout.

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2011-01-29 08:40:00

Internet billionaire Bill Gates and British Prime Minster David Cameron gave $130 million on Friday to help developing countries eradicate polio.

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2011-01-29 08:17:21

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said the US and Europe should take the lead in battling climate change.

2011-01-29 00:01:50

DuPont Chair & CEO: Industrial Biotechnology and Innovation Can Address Challenges Presented from Global Population Growth Collaboration is Critical to Advance New Bio-Based Technologies Davos, Switzerland (Vocus/PRWEB) January 28, 2011 Citing the “vast opportunities” where industrial biotechnology can address emerging challenges resulting from global population growth, DuPont Chair and CEO Ellen Kullman told attendees of the World Economic Forum annual meeting that...

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2011-01-28 13:15:00

A former spokesman for controversial site WikiLeaks launched a rival site on Friday, saying that he plans to give whistleblowers more control over the secrets they spill.

2011-01-28 11:30:00

DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- NetQin Mobile Inc., a global leader in mobile security services, today announced that the Company's CEO & Founder, Dr.

2011-01-27 16:44:00

DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Manpower Inc. (NYSE: MAN), world leader in innovative workforce solutions and a strategic partner of the World Economic Forum (WEF), announced today it has launched the "World of Work Insight" application on Apple's popular iPad.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.