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2014-04-02 12:26:48

ZURICH, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the Android launch of the Boldomatic App, Nerves Design & Engineering is extending their market to just about 1 billion end devices. The developers want to grow their community 10 x within 12 months to 500,000-1,000,000 writers. Already 300,000 statements have been created with Boldomatic. On average, writers spend over 10 minutes per day on the app. 3,000 Swiss design and engineering hours have been put into the app, with more to follow. The...

2014-03-18 04:21:58

ZURICH, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Takeda Pharmaceuticals International GmbH ("Takeda") today announced that Giles Platford has been appointed Head of Commercial Operations, Emerging Markets, reporting to Christophe Weber, Chief Operating Officer of Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited as of April 1, 2014. In this role he will be responsible for leading the continued expansion of Takeda's commercial activities in this region, which comprises Russia-CIS, Latin...

2014-03-12 08:28:43

ZURICH, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Greater Zurich Area is one of Europe's regions with the highest economic potential. In the ranking of the fDi magazine, the Greater Zurich Area ranked second out of 10 European regions. It even captured first place in the smaller European regions category. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140312/674246 ) Every two years the fDi magazine, published by the Financial Times [http://www.ft.com ], embarks on a...

2014-03-06 12:29:43

The Diamond Armor Suit is Waterproof, Bulletproof and Decorated with 880 Black Diamonds VAUD, Switzerland, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Suitart, a company based in Zurich that features attractive and stylish custom made and tailored suits for men, has just posted a new article that describes what is being called the most expensive suit in the world. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140306/MN78080) Called Diamond Armor, the custom tailored suit seems like it...

2014-03-05 12:30:22

ZURICH, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kickstarter smashes more than 167% its original target with one day remaining dizmo [http://www.dizmo.com ], originally hoping to raise $25,000 from their Kickstarter campaign, has smashed their goal having received $41,858 with 24 hours still remaining, and ranked as one of the most popular technology projects during the entire campaign. With pledge levels starting from $35, dizmo...

2014-02-27 16:25:11

ZURICH, February 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Note: images and graphics for "Most Expensive Shopping Streets Zurich 2013" and "Development of Most Expensive Retail Rents Bahnhofstrasse, Zurich" as well as the "Table of Contents" in PDF format can be downloaded free of charge from: http://www.presseportal.ch/de/pm/100019131 - The sixth Retail Market Study carried out by the Location Group covers more than 1,500 pages and reviews a total of 150 international cities...

2014-02-13 00:21:11

ZURICH, February 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cytos Biotechnology Ltd (SIX:CYTN) today presented its full year 2013 financial results. Full year consolidated financial figures 2013: Balance sheet Funds available for financing the Company's operations amount to CHF 40.00 million as per December 31, 2013, and include cash and cash equivalents, financial assets and trade and other receivables. This is CHF 11.35 million higher than on December 31, 2012 (CHF 28.65...

2014-01-29 00:20:55

SINGAPORE and ZURICH, January 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Singapore's Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) and Switzerland's Cytos Biotechnology AG today announced that their influenza vaccine (gH1-Qbeta) met its primary end point for immunogenicity (seroconversion based on haemaglutination inhibition titres according to FDA criteria) in the Phase 1 clinical trial in healthy Asian volunteers. The induced immune response showed good cross-reactivity to recent...

2014-01-21 23:29:40

Available today, iPhone app OptimizeMe helps to simply track all the daily activities in a single app to show how everything the user does and everyone he meets influences his life, health and fitness. Zurich, Switzerland (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 Available today, iPhone app OptimizeMe helps to simply track all the daily activities in a single app to show how everything the user does and everyone he meets influences his life, health and fitness. OptimizeMe lets the user track his everyday...

2014-01-21 04:21:39

ZURICH, January 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Yearbook commemorates companies with the best sustainability practices - For investors yearbook signals which companies are positioned to create shareholder value - RobecoSAM's CEO encourages the CEOs of the yearbook's 59 Industry Leaders to talk to their pension fund managers and help them embrace sustainability RobecoSAM, the investment specialist focused exclusively on...


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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