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2014-09-19 20:21:07

WILMINGTON, Del., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Acorn Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ: ACFN) reminds stockholders that they are invited to attend the annual stockholder meeting on Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at noon EDT at Westin Hotel, 818 Shipyard Drive on the Riverfront in Wilmington, DE. Lunch will be served. Please RSVP to acorn@acornenergy.com. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120426/NY96114LOGO Stockholders unable to attend and other interested parties can watch a live webcast...

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. over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the first paragraph, first sentence, should read "Acorn International, Inc. (NYSE: ATV) ("Acorn" or the "Company"), a media and branding company in China engaged in developing, promoting and selling products through extensive direct and distribution networks, today announced that the Board of Directors...

2014-08-27 04:21:07

SHANGHAI, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Acorn International, Inc. (NYSE: ATV) ("Acorn" or the "Company"), a media and branding company in China engaged in developing, promoting and selling products through extensive direct and distribution networks, today announced that Mr. Robert W. Roche has stepped down as an executive chairman on August 26, 2014 but will remain with Acorn as a member of the Board of Directors of the Company (the "Board"). The Board appointed Mr. Don Dongjie Yang,...

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 growth rate of 566%, Blue Acorn is ranked No. 803 on Inc. Magazine’s 33rd Annual Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive list of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The 2014 Inc. 500|5000 also lists Blue Acorn as the No. 6 fastest-growing company in South Carolina. “We’re excited and proud to have made the list for the...

2014-08-14 08:25:48

SHANGHAI, Aug.14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Acorn International, Inc. (NYSE: ATV) ("Acorn" or the "Company"), a media and branding company in China engaged in developing, promoting and selling products through extensive direct and distribution networks, will release its financial results for the second quarter 2014 before the market opens on Thursday, August 28, 2014. A copy of the earnings release will be available on the Company's website at http://ir.chinadrtv.com. The Company will host a...

2014-08-04 20:21:07

WILMINGTON, Del., Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Acorn Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ: ACFN) today announced that John A. Moore, President & CEO of Acorn Energy, will host an investor call on Tuesday, August 12, 2014 at 11am EDT to discuss its first quarter 2014 results and developments. The Company will release financial results for the second quarter the afternoon of Monday, August 11th, after the market closes. Participants can pre-register for the conference call by accessing this link...

2014-07-28 13:12:56

ESA Before the colonial era, 100,000s of people lived on the land now called California, and many of their cultures manipulated fire to control the availability of plants they used for food, fuel, tools, and ritual. Contemporary tribes continue to use fire to maintain desired habitat and natural resources. Frank Lake, an ecologist with the U.S. Forest Service’s Pacific Southwest Station, will lead a field trip to the Stone Lake National Wildlife Refuge during the Ecological Society of...

2014-05-13 08:27:36

SHANGHAI, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Acorn International, Inc. (NYSE: ATV) ("Acorn" or the "Company"), a media and branding company in China engaged in developing, promoting, and selling products through extensive direct and distribution networks, will release its financial results for the first quarter 2014 before the market opens on Tuesday, May 27, 2014. A copy of the earnings release will be available on the Company's website at http://ir.chinadrtv.com. The Company will host a...

2014-05-08 08:40:01

Jump and forage your way through the forest to collect acorns in this highly entertaining game SAN JOSE, Calif., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Players of this exciting game control the eager squirrel Squirly, who jumps and forages through forest levels to collect as many acorns as possible. Players must be wary of tricky leaves and be careful not to fall. Golden acorns provide extra points. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140508/85668 Acorn Fever has an infinite...

2014-05-06 16:23:29

WILMINGTON, Del., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Acorn Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ: ACFN) today announced that John A. Moore, President & CEO of Acorn Energy, will host an investor call on Tuesday, May 13, 2014 at 11am EDT to discuss its first quarter 2014 results and developments. The Company will release financial results for the first quarter the afternoon of Monday, May 12th, after the market closes. Participants can pre-register for the conference call by accessing this link click...


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...

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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...

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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...

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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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Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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