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2014-07-31 00:22:00

BOSTON, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the latest research from Strategy Analytics, global smartphone shipments grew 27 percent annually to reach 295 million units in the second quarter of 2014. Xiaomi was the star performer, capturing a record 5 percent marketshare and becoming the world's fifth largest smartphone vendor for the first time ever. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130207/NE56457LOGO-b Linda Sui, Director at Strategy Analytics, said, "Global smartphone...

2014-07-30 20:22:23

BOSTON, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the latest research from Strategy Analytics, global smartphone shipments reached 295 million units in the second quarter of 2014. The Android operating system captured a new record of 85 percent global marketshare, mainly at the expense of BlackBerry, Apple iOS and Microsoft Windows Phone. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130207/NE56457LOGO-b Linda Sui, Director at Strategy Analytics, said, "Global smartphone shipments grew 27...

2014-07-30 12:27:06

NETANYA, Israel, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cellcom Israel Ltd. (NYSE: CEL) (TASE: CEL) (hereinafter: the "Company"), provided an update today on positive developments in two purported class actions. The lawsuits were filed against the Company in May 2010 and June 2011 (and heard together) and included allegations relating to non-ionizing radiation and network quality. The Court dismissed the motions to certify the class actions with prejudice except in respect of certain...

2014-07-30 12:24:00

LONDON, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Growth Opportunities in Global Composites Industry 2014-2019https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/486881/Growth-Opportunities-in-Global-Composites-Industry-2014-2019.html Background: The global composites market is anticipated to witness good growth and reach approximately $35.1 billion (EUR25.6 billion) in 2019, with a CAGR of 6.6% over the next five years. The composites market is expected...

2014-07-30 08:27:09

LONDON, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Prepreg Market 2014-2019 Trend, Forecast and Opportunity Analysishttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2185208/Global-Prepreg-Market-2014-2019-Trend-Forecast-and-Opportunity-Analysis.html Background:Global prepreg industry is expected to reach an estimated value of $6.1 billion by 2019. The major drivers of the industry are increasing demand in aerospace, wind energy, and automotive...

2014-07-29 23:16:04

Acoustic Technology, Inc. (ATI Systems), the world leader in Mass Notification Systems, has deployed an integrated Mass Notification System as part of a new flash-flood warning system for the Petra Archaeological Park area in Jordan. ATI Systems, in conjunction with Solutions Communications and Security Systems (SOLCOM) of Amman Jordan, is implementing this new flash-flood warning system as part of a project funded by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP). Boston, MA (PRWEB) July...

2014-07-29 23:15:46

Turf Feeding Systems – Korea is a new partnership aimed to promote Sustainable Golf, Sports Fields and Agriculture. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Korea is a key country in Asia with its stable growing economy, over 450 golf courses, hundreds of soccer fields and strong agriculture. Michael Chaplinsky, the president of Turf Feeding Systems, just completed his third trip to Korea within the last six weeks. Chaplinsky has busy working with his new business partner John Heo, the...

2014-07-29 23:02:40

Market Publishers Ltd and Ameria cjsc signed a partnership agreement for quality market research promotion on Internet. London, UK (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Market Publishers Ltd and Ameria cjsc signed a partnership agreement for quality market research promotion on Internet. MarketPublishers.com is now authorised to distribute and sell research reports prepared by Ameria. Natalie Aster, Assistant Manager at Partners Department, commented upon the recent partnership agreement: “Ameria is a...

2014-07-29 23:00:22

Israel Tennis Centers Children Speak About Life Under Threat of Hamas Rockets New York, NY (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 In its continuing quest to “empower Israel’s children…beyond tennis”, the Israel Tennis Centers Foundation (ITC) proudly announced its August 2014 exhibition schedule. This includes a series of fundraising events in the following US cities: Chautauqua, NY – Wednesday, August 13th Westhampton Beach, NY – Sunday, August 17th Milwaukee, WI – Wednesday, August...

2014-07-29 16:24:06

SINGAPORE, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Fourteen of Singapore's finest entrepreneurs were honored recently with the 'Oscars' of entrepreneurship. The Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Awards or APEA, organised by Enterprise Asia since 2007 are the most prestigious awards for entrepreneurship. The Awards are presented to a handful of entrepreneurs across Asia and the Pacific each year, with award ceremonies held in over 12 countries every year. Photo -...


Latest Asia Reference Libraries

Tibetan Pony
2014-05-27 11:13:01

The Tibetan Pony is a breed of pony native to Tibet, once believed to be bred from ancient Mongolian stock and other Chinese breeds. Horses have been kept by wealthy locals and farmers in Tibet, as well as by the Dalai Lama and other religious figures. Some Tibetan ponies were gifts to Chinese Emperors during the Ming and Tang dynasties. They were also traded for tea from the southern Sichuan province into the late 1950s. The route traveled for this trade activity was a route between Lhasa...

Manipuri Pony
2014-04-22 15:35:05

The Manipuri Pony is a breed of pony from India. The exact origin is disputed among experts, but they all agree it is an ancient breed. Some sources say the pony was an ancestor of the Tibetan Pony that was brought into India more than 1,000 years ago. Other sources says it was a cross between the Mongolian Wild Horse and Arabian. The pony was first mentioned in written chronicles of 1584 and were later being used by the calvary of the 1600 and 1700s. During the late 1800s and early 1900s,...

2014-04-18 10:27:02

The Sulu Bleeding-heart (Gallicolumba menagei) is a species of bird within the pigeon and dove family Columbidae. It is native to the island of Tawi-Tawi and its surrounding islets within the Philippines’ Sulu Archipelago. This species is known from two specimens that were collected in 1891, and has not been recorded with certainty since then. It resides in primary and secondary forests that have a closed canopy. It is of medium size with a short tail. Bright metallic green colored feathers...

Northern White-Cheeked Gibbon, Nomascus leucogenys
2014-04-17 15:32:09

The Northern White-Cheeked Gibbon (Nomascus leucogenys) is a species of gibbon that is native to South East Asia. It is closely related to the Southern White-Cheeked Gibbon (Nomascus siki) with which it was formerly thought to be conspecific. The females of the two species are virtually impossible to tell apart in their appearance. The genome of this species was sequenced and published in the year 2011. A considerable population of 455 critically endangered Northern White-Cheeked...

Nycticebus kayan
2014-04-16 11:34:17

Nycticebus kayan is a species of slow loris and a primate that can be found in northern and central areas of Borneo. Its range extends into East Kalimantan and Malaysia. This species prefers to reside in highland areas and it was named after a river that extends through its range known as the Kayan River. It was once classified with the Bornean slow loris, but studies conducted in 2013, focusing on physical differences, showed that it should be classified as a distinct species. Nycticebus...

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