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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...

2011-04-19 14:00:00

DUBENDORF-ZURICH, Switzerland, April 19, 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 it has been selected by Info2Cell, MENA's first and largest Value Added Service Provider, to power mobile social networking, messaging and web 2.0 services to over 40 operators and 160 million subscribers across the MENA region. In particular, Info2Cell will...

2011-04-17 23:01:00

ZURICH, April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Twenty-five years ago IBM (NYSE: IBM) scientists, J. Georg Bednorz and K. Alex Muller altered the landscape of physics when they observed superconductivity in an oxide material at a temperature 50 percent higher(1), (-238 deg C, -397 deg F) than what was previously known. This discovery opened an entirely new chapter in the field of physics and earned them the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1987. (Photo:...

2011-04-04 12:19:00

DUBENDORF-ZURICH, Switzerland, April 4, 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, welcomed the latest results by leading global analyst firm, VisionMobile. The 100 Million Club, VisionMobile's embedded mobile software watchlist, cites Myriad's continued dominance and growth in mobile mass-market software categories: mobile application environments, mobile...

2011-03-22 00:00:29

The Exercise Coach® Franchise will be showcasing an unprecedented, hi-tech, exercise experience at the Grand Opening of their new corporate headquarters April 5th, 2011. Lake Zurich, IL (PRWEB) March 21, 2011 Exercise has proven to be life-changing, age-defying, body-transforming and unfortunately difficult for most people to embrace. Brian Cygan, CEO of The Exercise Coach®, says that his company is on a mission to change the way people think about exercise. Along the way he...

2011-02-27 23:59:00

ZURICH, February 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - European Study is First Clinical Assessment of Kuros' Proprietary Synthetic Technology 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 that it has treated the first patient in a pilot clinical trial investigating the safety and efficacy of KUR-023, its novel dural sealant product...

2011-02-27 00:01:41

Arktis appoints former InVision CEO Sergio Magistri to the board and closes round of financing Arktis Radiation Detectors Ltd, an award winning start-up from the leading Swiss technical university ETH Zurich, appointed Sergio Magistri, former president and CEO of InVision Technologies, to its board of directors. In conjunction with this appointment, Arktis successfully closed a second round of financing. Together, these developments will accelerate the company's introduction of its advanced...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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