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Researcher's new solar reactor uses unique mirror to harvest the sun

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Erik Koepf, a doctoral candidate at the University of Delaware, is working on a solar reactor project that produces hydrogen from a chemical reaction causing sunlight to split water, but its efficiency is still unknown. In March, he'll be traveling to Zurich, Switzerland to test the reactor at full power...
Researcher's new solar reactor uses unique mirror to harvest the sun

Where In The World Is HP's Prith Banerjee Going? Answer: Zurich.

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Yesterday I brought you the news that Prith Banerjee, the head of HP Labs is resigning to take a position at another company. What I didn’t know and couldn’t pry out of my sources, was where the heck he was going. Now I know the answer: Zurich. As is Switzerland....
Where In The World Is HP's Prith Banerjee Going? Answer: Zurich.

DailyDirt: Actual Theft & Underground Economies

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Economists have a hard enough time trying to figure out economic statistics from legitimate businesses and activities that are honestly reported to the government. But every so often, someone points out that the official numbers for unemployment or GDP are more than just slightly off. Here are just a few...
DailyDirt: Actual Theft & Underground Economies

MobileBits buys Swiss mobile marketing firm Aixum to boost European expansion

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Los Angeles-based mobile and social software developer MobileBits this morning announced that it has acquired Zurich, Switzerland-based startup Aixum. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed, but the deal gives MobileBits a European office from which it aims to expand into other European countries. Aixum CEO Andrew Marshall will join...
MobileBits buys Swiss mobile marketing firm Aixum to boost European expansion
Swiss artists send Julian Assange a self-photographing package

The Impressive Career Of Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer

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This is part of our series on The Sexiest CEOs Alive.  After spending 13 years at Google as the company's first female engineer, Marissa Mayer moved on to become Yahoo's new CEO.  At age 37, she's had an impressive career and amassed a ~ $300 million fortune. Here's the work...
The Impressive Career Of Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer

Mobile Messaging Consolidates: Myriad Buys Struggling Synchronica For $38M

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Some consolidation afoot in the evolving world of mobile messaging: one messaging provider, Switzerland’s Myriad Group, is buying a UK-based rival, Synchronica, for £23.9 million (around $38 million), in what looks like an all-share deal. Myriad says the deal will make it one of the biggest providers of messaging services...
Mobile Messaging Consolidates: Myriad Buys Struggling Synchronica For $38M

The Impressive Career Of Yahoo's Young New CEO, Marissa Mayer

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Today, Google's first female engineer, Marissa Mayer, resigned. She spent 13 years at Google. Tomorrow, she begins her first day as Yahoo's new CEO. At age 37, she's had an impressive career and amassed a ~ $300 million fortune. Here's the work and life experience that made Yahoo decide to...
The Impressive Career Of Yahoo's Young New CEO, Marissa Mayer

3 People Who Could Run StumbleUpon Tomorrow

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StumbleUpon, the fast-growing social-discovery service, has lost cofounder Garrett Camp as CEO. And it's just getting started finding his replacement, a company spokesperson told me. That doesn't mean it has to lose a step. There's no shortage of talent on the market in Silicon Valley. Here are three choices: Marissa...
3 People Who Could Run StumbleUpon Tomorrow

Online tour booking startup GetYourGuide raises $14 million

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Zurich, Switzerland-based startup GetYourGuide has raised $14 million in fresh funding, according to Swiss publication Der Sonntag (via VentureVillage). The capital injection comes from Spark Capital and Highland Capital Partners Europe. GetYourGuide enables people to book tours and activities (think: shark diving) online to avoid the usual hassle and skip...
Online tour booking startup GetYourGuide raises $14 million
Self-sufficient architectural installation Phototropia lights up and moves by itself

70 young women recognized as Google Anita Borg Memorial scholars

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The Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship honors the memory of Dr. Anita Borg, who devoted her life to encouraging the presence of women in computing and founded the Institute for Women in Technology in 1997. Anita passed away in 2003, and we created the Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship in 2004...
70 young women recognized as Google Anita Borg Memorial scholars
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