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2010-12-08 20:09:00

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Dec. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Water Environment Federation (WEF), a not-for-profit technical and educational organization with 36,000 members representing water quality professionals around the world, announced today that Jeff Eger has been named as the new Executive Director. Eger will assume the position from the current Executive Director, William Bertera, on January 24, 2011. Eger comes to WEF from Sanitation District 1 (SD1) in Fort Wright, Kentucky...

2010-11-18 08:00:00

WOONSOCKET, R.I., Nov. 18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- MinuteClinic, CVS Caremark's network of walk-in medical clinics, was highlighted as a breakthrough innovator in health care delivery by the World Economic Forum's Innovative Health Care Delivery Project. MinuteClinic President and CVS Caremark Senior Vice President and Associate Chief Medical Officer Andrew Sussman, M.D., presented MinuteClinic's accessible, evidence-based approach to care at a World Economic Forum satellite session attended...

2010-11-03 12:00:00

NEW DELHI, Nov. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- DuPont (NYSE: DD) Chair and CEO Ellen Kullman will participate in upcoming leadership discussions in India with a range of global leaders from business, government and academia -- focusing on advancing innovation and collaboration to address the growing challenges associated with dramatic population growth. Kullman will join U.S. President Barack Obama, Indian Prime Minister Singh, and other leaders in New Delhi for the upcoming U.S.-India CEO...

2010-10-18 04:00:00

GITEX TECHNOLOGY WEEK, DUBAI, UAE, October 18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - Prodea Systems Aims to Equip Millions of Households With Intelligent Connected Solutions Prodea Systems, a global technology innovator, today launched ROS, its award-winning intelligent digital home hub, in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). "The MENA region, with its diverse and 'digital native' population, has a demographic unlike any other in the world," said Anousheh Ansari, CEO and co-founder...

2010-09-22 09:37:00

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- BlueInGreen® will receive the prestigious Innovative Technology Award from the Water Environment Federation (WEF), an international not-for-profit technical and educational water quality organization. The award will be presented during a ceremony at the organization's 83rd annual technical exhibition and conference next month in New Orleans, La. The Innovative Technology Awards, which includes the collection systems,...

2010-09-13 07:59:00

GENEVA, September 13, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- WISeKey, the leading eSecurity and Digital Trust company, has been nominated by the World Economic Forum as a Global Growth Company. The World Economic Forum's Global Growth Companies (GGC), founded in 2007, nominates leading enterprises from around the world that have the potential to become tomorrow's industry leaders and a driving force of economic and social change. The GGC Community has admitted, as of June 2010, 250 companies from over 50...

2010-09-13 07:59:00

TIANJIN, China, September 13, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Hublot, a leading Swiss watch manufacturer and WISeKey, a 2010 World Economic Forum (WEF) Global Growth Company, announced the successful deployment of their unique breakthrough anti-counterfeiting solution, demonstrating the highly proactive collaboration amongst Global Growth Companies to develop concrete solutions to important issues facing society. Since 2010, all Hublot watches have been protected by WISeAuthentic(R), an...

2010-09-09 17:51:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The World Economic Forum released today its Global Competitiveness Report, which shows that the United States has fallen to fourth place. Two years ago, the United States ranked first. "This disturbing news makes it clear that the administration and the Congress must take immediate action," said AIA President and CEO Marion C. Blakey. "We cannot risk falling further behind in today's competitive global economy." Among the top four...

2010-09-08 05:59:00

GENEVA, Switzerland, September 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- WISeKey, the leading Internet Trust and Digital Identification Company, announced today the appointment of three leading business figures as members of its Strategy Committee. The committee, chaired by Carlos Moreira, founder of WISeKey, provides advice to the WISeKey board of directors and senior management regarding matters of strategic business development and future revenue growth for WISeKey. The new members originate from a wide...

2010-09-01 09:53:00

BEIJNG, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- NetQin Mobile Inc., the global leader in mobile security services, today announced that it had been selected by the World Economic Forum as a Technology Pioneer 2011 for its innovation, transformational technology, leadership and substantial long-term impact on businesses and society. The mobile security service provider is one of 31 companies from around the world to be honored with this prestigious award. NetQin will be presented with the recognition...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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