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2014-03-25 12:27:55

LONDON, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:Global Flash Memory Cards Market 2014-2018TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Flash Memory Cards market to grow at a CAGR of 1.74 percent over the period 2013-2018. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing demand for highly compact, robust memory cards with maximum storage capacity. The Global Flash Memory Cards market has also been witnessing the...

2014-03-25 12:27:25

LONDON, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:Global Managed Print Services (MPS) Market 2012-2016TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Managed Print Services (MPS) market to grow at a CAGR of 10.75 percent over the period 2012-2016. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the need for significant cost reduction. The Global Managed Print Services (MPS) market has also been witnessing the increase in demand...

2014-03-25 12:22:02

LONDON, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:Global Automotive Battery Market 2012-2016TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Automotive Battery market to grow at a CAGR of 6.9 percent over the period 2012-2016. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing R&D investment by the manufacturers. The Global Automotive Battery market has also been witnessing the increase in fuel cell vehicles....

2014-03-25 12:21:54

LONDON, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Global Servo Motor Market 2012-2016 TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Servo Motor market to grow at a CAGR of 6.04 percent over the period 2012-2016. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing automation in industries. The Global Servo Motor market has also been witnessing the AC Servo Motors are replacing DC servo motor. However, the high price...

2014-03-25 08:36:02

NEW YORK, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- US companies operating in the high growth Asian region are boldly achieving success, according to a new Telstra Global survey released today. An impressive 68 percent of US-headquartered businesses in the region have met their financial and strategic objectives over the last three years. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140325/NY89832-INFO The report identified the top performing businesses in Asia as 'Asia Business Champions' and found US...

2014-03-25 08:25:21

World's Largest Native American Cultural Event to Feature Dance, Musical, Artistic and Culinary Experiences ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The world's largest gathering of Native American and indigenous people will take place on Thursday, April 24, 2014 in Albuquerque, N.M. The 31st Annual Gathering of Nations, considered the most prominent Native American powwow in the North America, will host tens of thousands of people and more than 700 tribes from throughout...

2014-03-24 23:25:59

Global Gas Insulated Switchgear Market 2014-2018: a new research report profiles companies like ABB Ltd., Alstom SA, and Siemens AG. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 Analysts forecast the Global Gas Insulated Switchgear market will grow at a CAGR of 10.54 percent over the period 2013-2018. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing urbanization and space constraints in metropolitan cities. The Global Gas Insulated Switchgear market has also been...

2014-03-24 20:23:20

TORONTO, March 24, 2014 /CNW/ - In February 2012, Honduran journalist Dina Meza received two text messages that threatened her with sexual violence and death. The messages were signed Commando Alvarez Martinez, a pseudonym that is often used in Honduras to threaten human rights activists and journalists with torture, rape and death. The obvious intent was to move her to stop her investigative reporting in Honduras. Ever since the 2009 coup, 32 journalists in the country have been...

2014-03-24 16:26:37

DALLAS, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market research report "Gesture Recognition For Smart TV Market by Software (2D & 3D Image Sensor), Hardware(Image Sensor, IR Proximity Sensor, IR Temperature Sensor, Light Sensors, & Semiconductor ICS), And Geography (Americas, EMEA, & APAC) - Analysis & Forecast to 2013 - 2020", published by MarketsandMarkets, the total gesture recognition Smart TV market is expected to reach $479.88 Million by 2018...

2014-03-24 16:25:32

Facades expert brings specialty experience with alternative materials SAN FRANCISCO, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arup, a multidisciplinary engineering and consulting firm with a reputation for delivering innovative and sustainable designs, announced today that Felix Weber has relocated from London to lead the facades team in its San Francisco office. Felix's broad skillset across many disciplines will provide clients in the San Francisco Bay Area and the Pacific Northwest with...


Latest Americas Reference Libraries

Passenger Pigeon, Ectopistes migratorius
2014-04-18 10:16:19

The Passenger Pigeon or the Wild Pigeon (Ectopistes migratorius) is an extinct North American bird. The species resided in enormous migratory flocks until the early 20th century, when hunting and habitat destruction led to its demise. One flock in 1866 in southern Ontario was described as being 1 mile wide and 300 miles long, took 14 hours to pass, and held more than 3.5 billion birds. That number, if it is accurate, would likely represent a large fraction of the entire population at that...

Hispaniolan Pine, Pinus occidentalis
2014-02-26 08:30:03

Hispaniolan pine (Pinus occidentalis) is found largely on the Caribbean island Hispaniola growing on the slopes. Hispaniolan pine forests can be found on the island of Haiti and the Dominican Republic in the mountain range. The Hispaniolan pine can grow in mixed stands of trees with other broadleaf trees at elevations between 2789 and 6890 feet and in pure stands from 6890 feet up to 10,420 feet. These trees are also found in the lowlands growing in acidic soil that is rich in iron and...

Leif Ericson
2014-01-06 10:25:39

Leif Ericson was a Norse explorer seen as the first European to land in North America nearly 500 years prior to Christopher Columbus. According to the Sagas of Icelanders, he established a Norse settlement at Vinland, identified with the Norse L’Anse aux Meadows on the northern point of Newfoundland in modern-day Canada. It is believed that Leif was born in Iceland around the 970’s - the son of father Erik the Red, an explorer and outlaw from Western Norway. Erik founded the first...

El Yunque National Forest
2013-12-24 11:12:40

The El Yunque National Forest, previously known as the Luquillo National Forest and the Caribbean National Forest, is a forest that is located in northeastern Puerto Rico. It’s the only tropical rain forest in the United States National Forest System. The forest is commonly referred to as El Yunque, which might be attributed to either a Spanish approximation of the aboriginal Taino word yu-ke which means “white lands”, or the word “anvil” which is yunque in Spanish. The second...

Christopher Columbus
2013-10-15 10:27:55

Christopher Columbus was an Italian navigator, explorer, and colonizer that was born in 1451. He is best known for his explorations across the Atlantic Ocean, under the authority of the Catholic Monarchs in Spain, which resulted in the discovery of America and the settlement of the island of Hispaniola. This is thought to be the beginning of Spanish settlement in the New World. Although he was the first European to explore the Americas, he was not the first person to explore the area and he...

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