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2014-09-08 12:24:48

The Zurich-based international organisation ICERTIAS today launched its new logo and corporate identity ZURICH, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Certification Association, ICERTIAS, unveiled its new logo and corporate visual and communication identity in its seat, Zurich, today.The globally present research and certification organisation has rebranded itself with a new logo in whose centre is an image of the average consumer, dubbed Checkman Charlie. ICERTIAS said...

2014-09-04 23:12:25

The Lufthansa group is taking yet another step on its path to increase fuel efficiency and has signed a contract for the use of fuel conservation software developed by Aviaso. The Aviaso/Fuel Efficiency solution will measure and manage the numerous initiatives that Lufthansa has implemented to reduce its fuel consumption. Zurich, Switzerland (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 The Lufthansa group is taking yet another step on its path to increase fuel efficiency and has signed a contract for the...

2014-08-04 04:22:07

ZURICH, BERNE, Switzerland and MOSCOW, August 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IXcellerate, IX Swiss and IP-Max SA are proud to announce a joint venture co-operation for the supplying of full solution data protection services between the Russian and Swiss markets. With IXcellerate's Tier3 datacenter in Moscow, and the datacenters of IX Swiss AG in Zurich and Berne, customers are offered blended solutions that cover all data security, location, storage and transport concerns....

2014-07-07 23:04:03

Two World-class Financial Services Executives to Join Investment Firm's Leadership Team New York, NY (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 Cornerstone Capital Inc., has appointed Michael Baldinger and Eric-Vincent Guichard to its Board of Directors, effective immediately. Baldinger currently serves as CEO of RobecoSAM AG, a Zurich-based investment firm that pioneered and specializes in sustainable investing. Guichard is Founder and CEO of Homestrings, an online portal that offers a range of tools to...

2014-06-19 04:22:09

ZURICH, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CEO of hybris Ariel Luedi leads trio of investors to accelerate dizmo's growth dizmo, inventor of a ground-breaking Software Platform, today announces that it has raised $2M to accelerate its speed to market. The investment was made by a team of entrepreneurs, led by Ariel Luedi, CEO of hybris, the leading e-commerce vendor which last year was acquired by SAP. dizmo's...

New Species Of Wasp Discovered In Central Europe
2014-05-08 03:26:11

Pensoft Publishers Swiss scientists have discovered a new species of aculeate wasp, not hidden somewhere in a jungle on a remote continent, but in Central Europe, in a swampy area just a few kilometers from Zurich. The new species named "Polistes helveticus", or the Swiss paper wasp, was described in the open access journal ZooKeys. Paradoxically, this species has been long known in Central Europe but was confused for decades with a closely related species native to southern Europe....

2014-04-30 08:29:24

ZURICH, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Appway has announced Appway 6, the latest release of the company's digital business platform that empowers over 100 institutions worldwide to move beyond automation towards ongoing digitalization. Appway 6 supports mobile business strategies and ensures high performance and availability of business-critical applications, stronger security and greater transparency. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140429/82014 Photo -...

2014-04-22 14:06:57

Scientists of the Max F. Perutz Laboratories of the University of Vienna and the Medical University of Vienna, together with colleagues of the ETH Zurich, have now shown how double stranded RNA, such as viral genetic information, is prevented from entering the nucleus of a cell. During the immune response against viral infection, the protein ADAR1 moves from the cell nucleus into the surrounding cytoplasm. There it modifies viral RNA to inhibit reproduction of the virus. But how is the human...

2014-04-10 23:28:15

A leading Swiss architectural firm with an ongoing concern for acoustics, introduced an innovative interior design concept. Zurich, Switzerland (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Dost Architecture a leading Swiss architectural firm with an ongoing concern for acoustics, was retained to develop a workflow and interior design concept to provide the expanding Hirslanden Heart Clinic with uncompromised functionality while also reflecting the organization’s intrinsic values. To ensure optimal acoustics...

2014-04-02 12:26:48

ZURICH, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the Android launch of the Boldomatic App, Nerves Design & Engineering is extending their market to just about 1 billion end devices. The developers want to grow their community 10 x within 12 months to 500,000-1,000,000 writers. Already 300,000 statements have been created with Boldomatic. On average, writers spend over 10 minutes per day on the app. 3,000 Swiss design and engineering hours have been put into the app, with more to follow. The...


Word of the Day
cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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