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2014-06-25 11:16:32

Virginia Tech Research review shows incentives slow rain forest encroachment The rate of deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon has declined. An international team of scientists, including one from Virginia Tech, reviewed published research about policy interventions and commodity market effects, and determined that positive incentives for farmers, counties, and states can do as much to preserve forests as public policies that call for penalties. "The challenge now is to build...

2014-06-24 23:18:31

The popular Sublime Beauty® product, Cellulite Whisperer® Gel, helps to reduce cellulite and smooth skin. The 25% off sale ends soon on both Amazon and the Sublime Beauty® webstore. St. Petersburg, FL (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 It's time to reduce cellulite - summer is officially here. Sublime Beauty® offers the Cellulite Whisperer® line (gel and lotion) along with a website devoted to strategies for cellulite reduction. Daily Skin Brushing is one of the highly...

2014-06-24 08:27:30

GRANGER, Ind., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Twenty bestselling health, business and personal development authors have combined their work in one 2,000-page book called the "20 Life-Changing Books Box Set." The eBook bundle is available on Amazon and all major eBook retailers for just 99 cents only until Sunday, June 29. The authors include Ben Greenfield, author of the New York Times bestselling book "Beyond Training," Grandmaster memory expert Kevin Horsley, celebrity journalist...

2014-06-23 23:07:39

eCommerce’s dynamic pricing leader, Wiser, has introduced its new website with the goal of bringing the pricing intelligence of Amazon to online retailers around the world. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 Wiser--which has built an impressive portfolio of clients including Rue La La, Build.com, and AT&T-- will now serve as the umbrella brand for the growing suite of products developed to accompany WisePricer, its flagship product and original brand name. The team has already...

2014-06-20 08:22:10

LOS ANGELES, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Author Iain Reading announced today that his latest novel Kitty Hawk and the Tragedy of the RMS Titanic will be listed for free on Amazon from June 20 through June 24, 2014. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140619/119610 Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140619/119609 Kitty Hawk and the Tragedy of the RMS Titanic is the thrillingly cryptic fourth installment of the exciting Kitty Hawk Flying Detective Agency Series...

Thousands Of Secret Keys Found In Official Android Apps
2014-06-20 07:59:27

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Security experts often warn that those who download and use apps – especially for devices that run on Google's open source Android operating system – should only use those that come from official and trusted sites such as Amazon and Google Play. However, even those apps could have a problem it was discovered on Thursday. Researchers at New York's Columbia University discovered a crucial security problem in Google Play, the official...

2014-06-19 23:09:44

Cupcake Digital, Inc. and DHX Media are introducing an entirely new interactive app experience for preschoolers with the launch of "Yo Gabba Gabba! Music is Awesome!". The app will retail for $1.99 on the App Store, Amazon Appstore for Android, Google Play and for NOOK, Nabi and Tabeo devices. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Cupcake Digital, Inc. and DHX Media are introducing an entirely new interactive app experience for preschoolers with the launch of "Yo Gabba Gabba!...

As Expected, E-Commerce Giant Amazon Unveils New Fire Phone
2014-06-18 15:32:17

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Was there really any surprise in the announcement that Amazon.com would release a smartphone? The news had been expected and on Wednesday the e-commerce giant made it official at a splashy event in Seattle. "Can we build a better phone for our most engaged customers?" asked Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos at the event as reported by CNN/Money. "Can we build a better phone for Amazon Prime members? Well, I'm excited to tell you that the answer is...

2014-06-17 08:21:05

Manufacturing Connector Lisa Anderson conducts research study to measure the impact Amazon has on service standards and how manufacturers and distributors should prioritize offerings. CLAREMONT, Calif., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lisa Anderson, president of LMA Consulting Group and a supply chain management expert, reports that over two-thirds of manufacturers and distributors participating in her service gaps research study have reported having to respond to the elevated service...

Amazon Triples Number Of Apps Available On Its Appstore
2014-06-16 14:40:49

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Move over Apple; Amazon could now proclaim it has an "app for that." On Monday the e-commerce giant announced that its Appstore has more than 240,000 apps and games, which is almost triple what it had last year. This announcement comes ahead of the expected official unveiling of Amazon's smartphone launch on Wednesday. Amazon said that developers continue to report strong monetization from the apps already offered on the Amazon...


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Kindle Fire HD
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The Kindle Fire HD is the second generation of Amazon’s Kindle Fire. It comes in three versions, the 7 inch, and the 8.9 inch touch screens, and a 4G version. They were released on September 14, 2012 in the 7-inch, November 16, 2012 in the 8.9-inch, and a 8.9-inch 4G enabled version released on November 18, 2012. The 7-inch and the 8.9-inch have 16 GB or 32 GB of internal storage and the 8.9-inch 4G LTE has 32 GB or 64 GB of storage. It has a front facing camera for photo capture, and...

Kindle Fire
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The Kindle Fire is a mini tablet computer that was released in the United States on November 15, 2011. On September 7, 2012, updates became available to areas where the Amazon website is accessible. The Kindle Fire has a color seven-inch multi-touch touchscreen; it can be used to stream movies and TV shows, read Kindle e-books, and includes access to the Amazon Appstore. Amazon’s tactic for offering the Kindle Fire at such a low cost, was to make their profits from the sale of the...

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2012-06-14 07:48:45

Symbol: VIAM9 Group: Dicot Family: Nymphaeaceae Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons Subclass   Magnoliidae Order   Nymphaeales Family   Nymphaeaceae – Water-lily family Genus   Victoria...

2012-06-15 03:21:56

Symbol: NYAM Group: Dicot Family: Nymphaeaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: PR    N Synonyms:   CAAM23 Castalia amazonum (Mart. & Zucc.) Britton & P. Wilson Distribution: NymphaeaamazonumMart. & Zucc. distribution:USA+(PR) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division...

2012-06-15 05:35:23

Symbol: LEPA3 Group: Monocot Family: Poaceae Duration: Annual Growth Habit: Graminoid Native Status: L48    N PR    N Synonyms:   DIHA4 Diplachne halei Nash   DIPA13 Diplachne panicoides (J. Presl) McNeill   LEFL6 Leptochloa floribunda Döll   MEPA12 Megastachya panicoides J. Presl Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AL, AR, FL, IL, IN, KY, LA, MO, MS, TN, TX Classification:...

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