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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...

2010-09-15 07:57:00

ZURICH, Switzerland, September 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Secure, encrypted mobile communication is becoming more and more important for business. This year, innovative company Qnective AG, Zurich is set to launch a practical solution called Qtalk secure, which will enable encrypted and therefore highly secure communication for telephone calls, chats, data transfers and SMS. Lawyers, enterprises in the financial sector, emergency services and other organisations and...

2010-08-11 23:49:00

ZURICH, Aug. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Highlights for the first half 2010: gategroup reports increases in revenue and operating profitability and strong cash flow despite challenges in the global economy and airline industry environment and effects of volcanic ash cloud Revenue of CHF 1,317.2 million, up 2.0% reported; up 3.0% in constant currencies EBITDA of CHF 93.8 million, up 4.3% reported; up 4.6% in constant currencies EBITDA margin of 7.1%, up 0.1 percentage point reported and in...

2010-08-02 07:05:00

ABERDEEN, Scotland and ZURICH, Aug. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In a pioneering research project, for the first time, scientists at IBM (NYSE: IBM) and the University of Aberdeen have collaborated to "see" the structure of a marine compound from the deepest place on the Earth using an atomic force microscope (AFM). The results of the project open up new possibilities in biological research which could lead to the faster development of new medicines in the future. (Logo:...

2010-08-02 00:15:00

ZURICH, Aug. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- gategroup announced today that Edward Mitzel, currently Group Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer (CIO), will become Chief Executive Officer of the eGate Solutions brand. Stein Tumert, currently Regional Information Officer for Europe and Africa, will succeed Mitzel in the role of Group CIO. The appointments are effective immediately. Mitzel, a member of the gategroup Executive Management Team (EMT) continues to report to gategroup Chief...

2010-07-27 15:39:09

Uncertainty in the presence of a quantum memory A quantum particle is hard to grasp, because one cannot determine all its properties precisely at the same time. Measurements of certain parameter pairs such as position and momentum remain inaccurate to a degree given by Heisenberg's Uncertainty Principle. This is important for the security of quantum cryptography, where information is transmitted in the form of quantum states such as the polarization of particles of light. A group of...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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