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2014-10-31 12:20:26

BEIJING, Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hainan Airlines, a Chinese carrier that has been "going international" through the implementation of a globalization strategy and has progressively been adding international routes including Beijing-Chicago, Beijing-Boston and Hangzhou-Xi'an-Paris over the last few years, has an increasing demand for multinational employees. In order to address this demand, the carrier has recruited flight attendants in Boston and Seattle in the US. This is first...

2014-10-31 08:29:47

BOSTON, Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the latest research from Strategy Analytics, global smartphone shipments reached 320 million units in the third quarter of 2014. The Android operating system captured a dominant 84 percent global marketshare, squeezing Apple iOS, Microsoft and BlackBerry. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130207/NE56457LOGO-b Linda Sui, Director at Strategy Analytics, said, "Global smartphone shipments grew 27 percent annually from 252.9...

2014-10-31 04:21:19

BOSTON, Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, erecruit(TM) announced the opening of its first office in the UK, located in the heart of west London in the Fulham Green area. The office will house the erecruit team responsible for overseeing expansion of the company's business and client services across the UK and Europe. The new location marks an important step for erecruit, the emerging leader of enterprise staffing software, vendor management systems ("VMS") and onboarding solutions,...

2014-10-30 23:06:28

Four companies receive $30,000 in prizes and highlight the strength of Northeast cleantech innovation cluster. Sponsors include Chevron, Wells Fargo, University of Phoenix, Arrow, Parc, MassCEC, NYSERDA, National Grid, NECEC Institute, Foley Hoag, Novozymes, Mintz Levin, Saint-Gobain, EnerNOC, Commerce RI, Silicon Valley Bank, Maine Technology Institute, Plano and Simple, Future360, and Greentown Labs Boston, Mass. (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 Cleantech Open Northeast, the Northeast Division...

2014-10-30 12:31:34

BOSTON, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lavallee Brensinger Architects in partnership with the Hard Rock Cafe participated in the 2014 Boston CANstruction competition to fight hunger, donating 2,640 cans of food to the Merrimack Valley Food Bank. Sixteen Boston firms competed in CANstruction's "Pop Culture" design/build this year, using a broad array of canned foods to construct giant displays of public art. The Lavallee Brensinger team constructed: -- 10 foot Les Paul & Hard Rock...

2014-10-30 12:27:02

Compelling documentaries recognize Native Americans throughout history and today BOSTON, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In honor of Native American Heritage Month this November, WORLD Channel will premiere six new films as it presents a rich collection of documentaries spotlighting the achievements, stories, and lives of Native Americans (check local listings). "We're pleased to offer programming that honors the rich and vibrant history and culture of Native Americans in...

2014-10-30 08:31:36

AlwaysOn, Aragon Research, and Other Analysts Recognize Company for its Advancements in Enterprise Mobility BOSTON, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Apperian® Inc., the mobile application management company, has recently been named to AlwaysOn's OnMobile Top 100 list and has been lauded by industry analysts for its innovation in the mobile application management (MAM(TM)) space. Apperian was a winner in the Enterprise Applications category for AlwaysOn's OnMobile Top 100, selected by leading...

2014-10-30 00:20:58

BOSTON, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the latest research from Strategy Analytics, global mobile phone shipments grew 8 percent annually to reach 460 million units in the third quarter of 2014. LG was the star performer, capturing 5 percent marketshare and reaching its highest level in the overall mobile phone market for three years. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130207/NE56457LOGO-b Woody Oh, Director at Strategy Analytics, said, "Global mobile phone shipments grew 8...

2014-10-30 00:20:51

BOSTON, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the latest research from Strategy Analytics, global smartphone shipments grew 27 percent annually to reach a record 320 million units in the third quarter of 2014. Xiaomi was the star performer, capturing a record 6 percent marketshare and becoming the world's third largest smartphone vendor for the first time ever. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130207/NE56457LOGO-b Linda Sui, Director at Strategy Analytics, said, "Global...

2014-10-29 23:00:55

Fans of the undead can now learn how to prepare for emergencies while reading about their favorite Halloween monster. Boston, MA (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 Just in time for Halloween, PracticeQuiz announced the release of its free Zombie Apocalypse Preparedness Quiz for those who might find learning about emergency preparedness a bit dull in the real world. Modeled after the CDC's 2011 blog post about zombie preparedness, the 25 questions features such topics as creating and maintaining...


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2012-06-14 14:03:52

Symbol: PATR6 Group: Dicot Family: Vitaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Vine Native Status: L48    I CAN    I? Synonyms:   AMTR3 Ampelopsis tricuspidata Siebold & Zucc. Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:CT, DC, IL, KY, MA, MN, NJ, NY, PA Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision...

2012-06-15 03:29:25

Symbol: NEEX Group: Fern Family: Dryopteridaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N HI    N PR    N VI    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AZ, FL, LA Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Division   Pteridophyta – Ferns Class  ...

2012-06-15 03:29:28

Symbol: NEEXE Group: Fern Family: Dryopteridaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N PR    N VI    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AZ, FL, LA Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Division   Pteridophyta – Ferns Class   Filicopsida Order...

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Word of the Day
maffling
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.