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2010-11-11 00:00:00

ZURICH and BASEL, Switzerland, Nov. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Syngenta and ETH Zurich announced today that they have entered into a partnership to launch a new professorship in the field of Sustainable Agroecosystems. Syngenta will donate CHF 10 million to ETH Zurich Foundation in order to finance a new professorship and associated research staff for the next ten years. This represents the first milestone in ETH's strategic World Food System initiative, which aims to contribute to food...

2010-11-08 16:01:00

ZURICH and TORONTO, Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Having met all customary closing conditions, gategroup today acquired substantially all of the business assets of Cara Airline Solutions, Canada's premier airline catering and logistics provider, from Cara Operations Limited. Cara Airline Solutions achieves annual revenues of approximately CHF 200 million and was obtained on favorable terms. Furthermore, the acquisition achieved important entry points for gategroup's core...

2010-11-04 01:30:00

DUBENDORF-ZURICH, Switzerland, Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Myriad Group AG (SIX: MYRN), a global leader in mobile and home entertainment technology, today announces a new customer win with Sunplus Technology, a leading provider of multimedia IC solutions to home entertainment platforms and high-definition home entertainment products. Sunplus will utilize Myriad's Jbed CDCA software for their Blu-ray turnkey solution as well as integrate Myriad's Browser V9 and Dalvik Turbo solutions to...

2010-11-01 06:00:00

ZURICH, Nov. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Nycomed has acquired 51.34% of the shares of Guangdong Techpool Bio-Pharma Co., Ltd., a fast-growing Chinese pharmaceutical company based in Guangdong Acquisition demonstrates importance of China as a key part of Nycomed's emerging markets strategy Nycomed gains access to a leading, high quality manufacturer of biologic and protein-based drugs with international potential Creates enhanced commercialization base for Nycomed products including...

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2010-10-21 06:15:00

Archaeologists have discovered a "fantastically preserved", 5,100-year-old door in Zurich, Switzerland. The poplar wood door, which researchers believe was made in 3,063 BC, is "solid and elegant", and may be one of the oldest ever found in Europe, said chief archaeologist Niels Bleicher on Wednesday. It had well-preserved hinges and was "remarkable because of the way the planks were held together," said Bleicher, who used tree rings to determine the age of the door. It was likely built...

2010-10-19 13:52:00

DUEBENDORF-ZURICH, Switzerland, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Myriad Group AG (SIX: MYRN), global leader in mobile technology with software in over 2 billion mobile phones, today announces new mobile metrics from leading global analyst firm, VisionMobile, ranking Myriad as a leader in mass-market mobile software. The 100 Million Club cites software companies and products that have shipped in over 100 million devices and has ranked Myriad at the top of their latest report in both the embedded...

2010-10-18 08:00:00

DUEBENDORF-ZURICH, Switzerland, Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Myriad Group AG (SIX: MYRN), a global leader in mobile technology having shipped over 3.5 billion software applications on more than 2 billion phones, today announces it has joined the Wholesale Application Community (WAC) as Associate Member. As part of joining, Myriad will have full participation and access to WAC working groups and specifications enabling it to contribute to the overall standard, while broadening its own portfolio...

2010-10-06 10:55:00

MUNICH, VIENNA & ZURICH, October 6, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - Ad hoc Announcement: Social Media Spam is on the Increase Retarus GmbH has sent out a warning in response to a current wave of fake contact requests via the social media platform LinkedIn. These well-simulated e-mail messages present a considerable risk to PC-owners. Unsuspecting users are lured into a trap via the seemingly well-intentioned e-mails and their PCs are infected with malware in an attempt to gain access...

2010-09-23 14:18:00

ZURICH, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced three new Europe-based centers focused on analytics in Zurich, Switzerland, Budapest, Hungary and Vienna, Austria - part of a network of global centers addressing the emerging market for advanced analytic capabilities needed to drive improved business decision-making. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090416/IBMLOGO ) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090416/IBMLOGO ) As a key part of IBM's overall...

2010-09-15 15:32:00

ZURICH and TORONTO, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- gategroup and Cara Operations Limited ("Cara") announced today that they have reached an agreement for gategroup to acquire Cara Airline Solutions, Canada's premier airline catering and logistics provider. When completed, the transaction immediately will establish gategroup's core brand Gate Gourmet as a major player in the Canadian airline services market, where it currently does not have a presence. Cara Airline Solutions, which operates 10...