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2011-06-20 00:00:00

ZURICH, June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Kuros Biosurgery AG, a biotechnology company focused on the development of novel biomaterials and bioactive-biomaterial combination products for trauma, wound and spinal indications, announced today the allowance of European Patent Application 00910049 by the European Patent Office. This now allowed patent application is a key component of a broad portfolio of applications and patents designed to protect Kuros' synthetic biomaterial (matrix)...

2011-06-16 08:03:00

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- WHO: Benjamin Muskalla, Senior Software Developer Tasktop Technologies (www.tasktop.com) Muskalla will present two talks at the upcoming WHAT: Jazoon 2011 Conference (http://jazoon.com/) Eclipse Mylyn: Redefining the "I" of the IDE -------------------------------------------- Tuesday, June 21...

2011-06-08 14:55:00

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Intergraph® SG&I presents the 2011 Icon Award, the company's highest customer honor, to recognize one winner and three nominees for their visionary use of Intergraph's enterprise engineering and geospatial software. The Icon Award winner and nominees were announced today during keynote presentations at Hexagon 2011 in Orlando, Florida, USA, the first international users' conference that combines Intergraph, ERDAS, Leica...

2011-06-08 02:00:00

BAODING, China and ZURICH, Switzerland, June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited (NYSE: YGE) ("Yingli Green Energy" or the "Company"), a leading solar energy company and one of the world's largest vertically integrated photovoltaic ("PV") manufacturers, which markets its products under the brand "Yingli Solar", today announced the sponsorship of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil(TM) on the occasion of the 2011 Intersolar show in Munich,...

2011-06-01 12:54:00

DUBENDORF-ZURICH, Switzerland, June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Myriad Group AG (SIX: MYRN), a global leader in mobile technology having shipped over 3.8 billion software applications on more than 2.2 billion phones, today announced an agreement to ship Myriad's Jbed Advanced Java Virtual Machine (JVM) on Qualcomm Incorporated's Brew® Mobile Platform (Brew MP(TM)). Myriad's Jbed Advanced, a market-proven Java ME platform, will be pre-integrated and optimized for Brew MP to...

2011-05-19 02:25:00

OSAKA, Japan, and ZURICH, May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited ("Takeda", TSE: 4502) and Nycomed A/S ("Nycomed") jointly announced today that Takeda has reached an agreement with the shareholders of Nycomed in which Takeda will acquire the Zurich-headquartered company for 9.6 billion Euro on a cash-free, debt-free basis. The boards of directors of each company unanimously approved the transaction which is expected to be completed within 90 to 120 days, making...

2011-05-17 06:06:00

ZURICH, May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) and ETH Zurich, a premiere European science and engineering university, hosted more than 600 guests from industry, academia and government, to open the Binnig and Rohrer Nanotechnology Center located on the campus of IBM Research - Zurich. The facility is the centerpiece of a 10-year strategic partnership in nanoscience between IBM and ETH Zurich where scientists will research novel nanoscale structures and devices to advance energy...

2011-05-05 07:00:00

ZURICH, May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AGT International (AGT), a global network of public safety and security solution companies that are among the fastest-growing in the world, today announced that Hannu Juurakko has joined AGT as President of Products. Based in the company's Zurich headquarters, Mr. Juurakko will be responsible for building AGT's product management capabilities. Mr. Juurakko joins AGT from Cassidian Systems, formerly EADS Defense & Security, where he held the...

2011-04-27 12:30:00

DUBENDORF-ZURICH, Switzerland, April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Myriad Group AG (SIX: MYRN), a global leader in mobile technology having shipped over 3.8 billion software applications on more than 2.2 billion phones, today announces Telefonica Movistar has launched Myriad Social Network Services, marking the first phase of Myriad's 5-year partnership with Telefonica to provide social networking to its 13 mobile operations across Latin America. As part of the commercial launch, Telefonica...

2011-04-25 10:33:00

NetGuarantee's Inaugural Transaction to Help Save Lives from Malaria NEW YORK, April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NetGuarantee, a new innovative finance facility, announces its first transaction with Zurich in North America, part of the Zurich Financial Services Group, to celebrate World Malaria Day today, April 25. This collaboration will help accelerate access to and advance the delivery of vital malaria prevention tools in Africa by six to 10 months, and shows how core business...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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