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2010-05-31 03:04:00

ZURICH and BERLIN, May 31, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Results of a subanalysis from the FAIR-HF (Ferinject(R) Assessment in patients with IRon deficiency and Chronic Heart Failure) study demonstrate that correcting iron deficiency with Ferinject(R) (ferric carboxymaltose) can improve renal function in chronic heart failure patients. Ferinject(R) is an intravenous (i.v.) iron product used to treat iron deficiency and iron deficiency anaemia. These results were now presented at the Heart Failure...

2010-05-17 15:00:00

ZURICH, May 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Procedural Inc. (http://www.procedural.com) announced that Ulf Claesson has been appointed to Procedural's board of directors. Ulf Claesson has a corporate background with Hewlett-Packard and IBM, and managed spin-outs from Intuit and Ericsson. He is a serial entrepreneur and advises leading European and US investors. Ulf has a multicultural and multi-lingual business background, spent most of his career in Continental Europe and the United States, but has...

2010-05-10 11:48:00

DUEBENDORF-ZURICH, Switzerland, May 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Myriad Group AG (SIX: MYRN), a global leader in mobile technology with software in over two billion phones, welcomed the latest results released today 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 application environments, mobile browser and mobile middleware. Only 30 mobile software products from...

2010-04-23 12:04:00

ZURICH and SAN JOSE, Calif., April 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) scientists have created a 3D map of the earth so small that 1,000 of them could fit on one grain of salt.* The scientists accomplished this through a new, breakthrough technique that uses a tiny, silicon tip with a sharp apex -- 100,000 times smaller than a sharpened pencil -- to create patterns and structures as small as 15 nanometers at greatly reduced cost and complexity. This patterning technique opens new...

2010-04-22 12:05:00

DUEBENDORF-ZURICH, Switzerland, April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Myriad Group AG (SIX: MYRN), a global leader in mobile technology with software in over 2 billion phones, today announced that Australian mobile network operator, Optus, has signed a commercial agreement to offer its eight million customers social networking services, powered by Myriad. This is the first social networking deal announced by Myriad since acquiring Xumii, Inc., the company that pioneered the use of cloud-based...

2010-03-31 11:00:00

ZURICH, March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- gategroup brands in North America have been awarded airline contracts totaling nearly CHF 200 million over the three- to five-year terms of the agreements, equally spread across new and existing business. gategroup is the world's largest independent global provider of services and products related to a passenger's onboard experience. The agreements cover a mix of U.S. and international carriers and include gategroup brands Gate Gourmet, Pourshins,...

2010-03-24 11:22:00

ZURICH, March 24, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Qnective AG, Zurich, Switzerland, can report a major success. IPTOGO, an American telecom service provider, has acquired a license from Qnective AG for the global distribution of mobile VoIP solutions. IPTOGO is based in Miami and specializes in the U.S. and Latin American market. The Qtalk product family from Qnective AG forms the basis for the cost-effective mobile services that IPTOGO is developing for the U.S. and Latin American...

2010-02-25 07:00:00

SEATTLE and ZURICH, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) Research today unveiled a breakthrough method based on a mathematical algorithm that reduces the computational complexity, costs, and energy usage for analyzing the quality of massive amounts of data by two orders of magnitude. This new method will greatly help enterprises extract and use the data more quickly and efficiently to develop more accurate and predictive models. (Logo:...

2010-02-15 10:30:00

MCLEAN, Va. and ZURICH, Feb. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The unique and good-for-you cocoa flavanols - the natural compounds found in the cocoa fruit linked to important circulatory and other health benefits - will soon be easier to identify and obtain when making nutrition choices. Mars, Incorporated and Barry Callebaut AG recently signed a cross-licensing and cooperation agreement that is expected to increase the availability and uniformity of cocoa flavanol-rich chocolate products worldwide. The...

2010-02-03 02:00:00

BEIJING, and ZURICH, Switzerland, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited (NYSE: YGE) ("Yingli Green Energy" or the "Company"), who holds the brand Yingli Solar, is a leading solar energy company and one of the world's largest vertically integrated photovoltaic ("PV") manufacturers. In a statement released jointly with world football's governing body FIFA, the Company today announced that it had become the first renewable energy company to sponsor...