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2014-11-11 08:25:57

SHANGHAI, Nov. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Acorn International, Inc.

2014-11-07 16:21:28

WILMINGTON, Del., Nov. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Acorn Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ: ACFN) today announced that John A.

2014-11-03 08:27:54

Micro Investing App Reaches 100,000 Investors; Launches on Amazon LAS VEGAS, Nov.

2014-10-31 12:22:29

WILMINGTON, Del., Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Acorn Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ: ACFN), an energy technology holding company, announced today that Edgar S. Woolard, Jr.

2014-10-29 08:42:23

Veratad's IDMatch+COMPLYsm Solution enables Acorns to verify, identity and comply with federal AML/KYC regulations in-APP and in real-time. TEANECK, N.J.

2014-10-21 08:43:30

Fastest Growing Investment App Invited to Demo and Showcase New Product Innovation at Leading Industry Event NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Oct.

2014-09-19 20:21:07

WILMINGTON, Del., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Acorn Energy, Inc.

2014-08-27 12:26:45

In the news release, Acorn International Announces Appointment of New Executive Chairman, issued 27-Aug-2014 by Acorn International, Inc.

2014-08-27 04:21:07

SHANGHAI, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Acorn International, Inc.

2014-08-22 23:10:27

Data-driven Solutions Lead Premium eCommerce Agency to Unique Honor for Second Consecutive Year Charleston, SC (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 Recording a three-year

Latest Acorn Reference Libraries

Iberian Pig
2014-08-13 11:40:37

The Iberian pig, also known as the black Iberian pig, is a breed of domestic pig that originated on the Iberian Peninsula in areas including Spain and Portugal. It is thought that this breed can be traced back to the Neolithic era, when animal domestication first began, but the most accepted theory pertaining to the origin of this breed states that domesticated pigs were brought over by the Phoenicians and allowed to breed with wild boars, producing what is thought to be the ancestors of the...

Recalcitrant seeds
2013-08-21 08:52:36

Recalcitrant seeds are seeds that have to be protected from certain elements, such as drying and freezing, to remain viable. Seeds must be maintained at temperatures no less than 50 degrees Fahrenheit and does not have long shelf lives. Damage to the seeds results when they are allowed to dry out excessively, damaging the intracellular structures of the seeds, along with the forming of toxic chemicals within the seed. Recalcitrant seeds can be found in avocado, mango, cocoa and the...

2007-06-25 10:35:38

The Western Gray Squirrel, Sciurus griseus, is a tree squirrel found along the western coast of the United States and Canada. This species has been known as the Silver-gray squirrel, the California Gray Squirrel, the Oregon Gray Squirrel, the Columbian Gray Squirrel, the Banner-tail, and also simply as the Gray Squirrel. Three geographical subspecies are known. The Western Gray Squirrel was first described by George Ord in 1818 based on notes taken by Lewis and Clark at The Dalles in Wasco...

2006-08-14 11:09:35

The Oak Titmouse (Baeolophus inornatus) is a passerine bird in the tit family Paridae. The American Ornithologists' Union split the Plain Titmouse into the Oak Titmouse and the Juniper Titmouse in 1996 due to distinct differences in song, preferred habitat, and genetic makeup. This species lives year-round on the Pacific slope, resident from southern Oregon south through California west of the Sierra Nevada to Baja California. It prefers open woodlands of warm, dry oak and oak-pine at low...

2006-02-17 15:39:20

The Acorn Woodpecker (Melanerpes formicivorus) is a medium-sized woodpecker with a black head, back, wings and tail. They have a white forehead, throat, belly and rump and their eyes are white. Adult males have a red cap starting at their forehead; females have a black area between the forehead and the cap. Their breeding habitat is comprised of forested areas with oaks in the coastal hills of California and in the southern United States south to Colombia. Mating pairs of these woodpeckers...

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