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2013-07-22 12:28:12

ZURICH, July 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- - Deployment of secure communications for Indonesian Army The Swiss company Qnective was honoured last Friday by the visit of a high-level delegation representing Indonesia. His Excellency the Chief of Staff Moeldoko of the Indonesian armed forces was accompanied by the Indonesian Ambassador to Switzerland and senior officers from Indonesia. The visit reflects significant demand for a secure mobile communications solution for the...

2013-07-11 16:26:59

By adding sending capabilities to JustResizeIt!, pictures are automatically resized and sent to a group of email addresses or uploaded to an online gallery controlled by the user. Private sharing of pictures is simplified to a single drag & drop. ZURICH, July 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Perspectives Software Solutions announced the release of JustResizeIt! + 2.0 based on the innovations of JustResizeIt!. By adding sending capabilities, pictures are automatically resized and sent to a...

2013-07-11 14:43:04

A team of researchers from ETH Zurich, the Graduate Institute for International and Development Studies in Geneva and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem have developed an evidence-based model of violence in Jerusalem. The model explores alternative scenarios for the future of Jerusalem, in particular, their implications for the spatial distribution of violence in the city. Jerusalem is characterized by a continued level of territorial conflict. Rarely does a day go by without media reports...

2013-07-01 08:30:43

ZURICH, July 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- IP audio and control specialist Barix, which in January announced its intent to support Crestron Rava((TM)) SIP intercom and phone technology, today announces the availability of the Annuncicom 200-Rava -- a unique, bidirectional IP audio interface for door stations that allows PTT (push-to-talk) intercom with Crestron Rava-enabled touch screens. The Annuncicom joins an elite list of Crestron Connected((TM)) devices embedded with Crestron control...

2013-06-28 12:24:50

ZURICH, Switzerland, June 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cytos Biotechnology Ltd (SIX:CYTN) today announced that its shareholders have approved all resolutions at the Annual Shareholders' Meeting 2013. The Annual Shareholders' Meeting of Cytos Biotechnology Ltd took place at the company's headquarters in Schlieren (Zurich), Switzerland. It was attended by 38 shareholders. 12,584,907 shares or 56.15% of a total of 22,411,431 shares were represented. About Cytos...

2013-06-18 20:21:04

Network recognized with four gold, four silver and ten bronze awards on the second day of the Festival CANNES, France, June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Leo Burnett Worldwide kicked off day two of the 2013 Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity by breaking its overall shortlist record with 193 nominations, compared to 173 total shortlisted campaigns in 2012. The network also added four gold, four silver and ten bronze awards to the tally at tonight's Media, Mobile, Innovation...

2013-06-11 04:22:34

ZURICH, June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Seasoned industry sales leader joins AGT International executive team to drive growth in new markets Rani Karmi joins AGT International, one of the fastest growing safety and security solutions organizations in the world, as Chief Business Officer. He will be based in Zurich and responsible for driving AGT International's growth in the global market and in the field of security. (Logo:...

Pollination Is Just One Production Factor Among Many
2013-06-06 11:27:09

ETH Zurich No food for the human race without bees? It is not quite as straightforward as that. A case study by ecologists from ETH Zurich in a coffee-growing area in India reveals that pollinating insects are just one production factor among many. Farmers have several possibilities to increase their harvest. All over the world, bees are dying and insect diversity is dwindling. Only recently, both the media and scientists expressed fears that insect pollination is in decline, which...

2013-06-06 00:20:48

ZURICH, June 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cytos Biotechnology Ltd ("Cytos") today announced that the Annual Shareholders' Meeting 2013 will take place on Friday, 28 June 2013, at 10 a.m. at Cytos' offices in Schlieren/Zurich (Switzerland). The invitation including the agenda is available for downloading at http://www.cytos.com/uploads/2013/Cytos_GV_Invitation_FINAL_2013.pdf About Cytos Biotechnology Ltd Cytos is a public biopharmaceutical company focused on the...

2013-06-04 12:45:03

In 2010, in the journal Nature, a pair of physicists at the Santa Fe Institute showed that when the population of a city doubles, economic productivity goes up by an average of 130 percent. Not only does total productivity increase with increased population, but so does per-capita productivity. In the latest issue of Nature Communications, researchers from the MIT Media Laboratory's Human Dynamics Lab propose a new explanation for that "superlinear scaling": Increases in urban population...