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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.

2011-01-27 10:17:00

KYIV, Ukraine, January 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych met with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon at the World Economic Forum in Davos.

2011-01-26 07:19:00

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. and DAVOS-KLOSTERS, Switzerland, Jan.

2011-01-26 00:26:00

DAVOS, Switzerland, January 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- At the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, WISeKey, a World Economic Forum Global Growth Company, launched its WISeID Personal Data Protector, a unique application for the protection of personal data and personal identifiable information (PII). WISeID's main objective is to protect your PII, which can be used to identify, contact or locate a person, or even trace them.

2011-01-25 17:00:00

DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Two years removed from the depths of recession, CEOs' confidence in future growth has returned to nearly pre-crisis levels, according to PwC's 14th Annual Global CEO Survey.

2011-01-24 08:15:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly three out of 10 industry-leading CEOs spoke at one or more top-tier business events in 2010, according to a new analysis by global public relations firm Weber Shandwick.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.