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2014-07-16 12:21:43

FARNBOROUGH, England, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FARNBOROUGH INTERNATIONAL AIRSHOW -- The Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing (CCAM) today announced that Aerojet Rocketdyne, the missile propulsion and launch system manufacturer, is expanding its membership role in the collaborative research center. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140716/127649 "This is an exciting next step in our ongoing partnership with The Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing," said...

2014-07-16 08:34:06

Residents and Visitors Can Now Enjoy Free, High-Speed Wi-Fi Public Access Across Key Indoor and Outdoor Locations SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ruckus Wireless, Inc. (NYSE: RKUS) announced today that the City of Mountain View, CA has become the latest municipality to select and standardize on Ruckus Smart Wi-Fi products and technology for its free high-speed wireless public access service. The Ruckus network also provides the foundation infrastructure to support...

2014-07-16 08:33:50

SANTA CLARA, Calif., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- JFrog, a software build and distribution company, announced today that it has closed a $7 million Series B round of funding. Series B investors include VMware and a follow-on investment from Gemini Ventures, who led JFrog's Series A round of funding. Proceeds from the new funds will be used to expand the company's R&D staff, fuel open-source activities, and drive sales and marketing efforts worldwide....

2014-07-16 08:33:21

Solution Provider Program Expands Service and Technology Revenue Opportunities, Rewards Partners and Strengthens Enablement Program to Ensure Growth SAN JOSE, Calif., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Extreme Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: EXTR), a leader in high performance networking, today announced the new Extreme Partner Network (EPN) designed to simplify partner engagement and maximize partner profitability through a broader technology portfolio, global access to service offerings, enhanced...

2014-07-16 08:33:13

Program Expands Geographical Support by 40 Percent and Underscores the Company's Commitment to Customers and Partners SAN JOSE, Calif., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Extreme Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: EXTR), a leader in high performance networking, today announced an expanded services and support program aimed at maximizing customer investments and support worldwide. The new Global Service Program is part of today's launch of the Extreme Partner Network (EPN) and is designed to empower channel...

2014-07-16 08:33:05

In-memory computing provider recognized for game-changing technology innovation FOSTER CITY, Calif., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today GridGain(TM) Systems (GridGain.com), provider of the leading open source In-Memory Computing (IMC) Platform, announced that it has been chosen by AlwaysOn as a Global 250 Top Private Company winner. Inclusion in the AlwaysOn Global 250 signifies leadership amongst peers and game-changing approaches and technologies that are likely to disrupt...

2014-07-16 08:29:19

Acceledent Can Reduce Orthodontic Treatment Time by as Much as One Half NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. John DiGiovanni, a Newport Beach orthodontist with over two decades of experience, is proud to announce that he is now offering the Acceledent system to his patients. As Dr. DiGiovanni explained, this innovative treatment can decrease the time that patients need to wear braces by as much as 50 percent. In addition, many of his patients who have been fitted...

2014-07-16 08:28:48

Awards recognize entrepreneurship, investment and innovation in the life sciences industry MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Fogarty Institute for Innovation, a 501(c)(3) educational non-profit that mentors, trains and inspires the next generation of medical innovators, in partnership with the PwC Charitable Foundation, Inc. and CHI-California Healthcare Institute, has announced this year's recipients of the Tracy T. Lefteroff Fund Awards, recognizing promising...

2014-07-16 08:28:17

PORTLAND, Ore., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thirteen scientists received a total of $1.05 million in funding from the National Psoriasis Foundation for projects that aim to identify new treatments and a cure for psoriasis--an autoimmune disease that appears on the skin, affecting 7.5 million Americans--and psoriatic arthritis--an inflammatory arthritis that affects the joints and tendons, occurring in up to 30 percent of people with psoriasis. Learn more about the NPF research...

2014-07-16 08:27:26

MONROVIA, Calif., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- STAAR Surgical Company (NASDAQ: STAA), a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of implantable lenses and delivery systems for the eye, today announced that it will release its financial results for the second quarter ended July 4, 2014 on Wednesday, July 30, 2014 after the market close. STAAR will host a conference call and video webcast on Wednesday, July 30 at 5:00 p.m. Eastern / 2:00 p.m. Pacific to discuss these results and...


Latest California Reference Libraries

Gray Pine, Pinus sabiniana
2014-04-22 11:07:33

Gray pine (Pinus sabiniana) is prevalent throughout California in the United States. The tree is also known as the Digger pine, California foothill pine, ghost pine, bull pine, and nut pine. The Gray pine grows from sea level to 4,000 feet above sea level. This pine likes 15-25 inches of rain per year and grows best in rocky, well-drained soils. This pine is a short pine growing to heights of 36-45 feet high, 105 feet in ideal growing conditions, with trunks measuring 23.6-47.2 inches in...

Sequoia slender salamander, Batrachoseps kawia
2014-02-06 10:04:58

The Sequoia slender salamander (Batrachoseps kawia) is a member of the Plethodontidae family. The species is native to California, ranging the western Sierra Mountains in California and the Kaweah River in Tulare County, California. The Sequoia slender salamander inhabits deciduous woodlands, mossy green areas and coniferous forests. The Sequoia slender salamander typically reaches lengths between 1.3 to 1.8 inches long from snout to vent.  As its common name implies, its small, slim body...

California slender salamander, Batrachoseps attenuatus
2014-02-04 09:23:14

The California slender salamander (Batrachoseps attenuatus) is a member of the Plethodontidae family of salamander species. The species is native to California and southwest Oregon. The California slender salamander ranges from central California, north along the coast and ranges into Oregon and in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains. The California slender salamander grows to lengths between 3 to 5.5 inches. As its name implies, a slim body with short limbs gives this salamander...

California giant salamander, Dicamptodon ensatus
2014-02-04 09:07:49

The California giant salamander (Dicamptodon ensatus) is a member of the Dicamptodontidae family. The species is native only to northern California. The California giant salamander inhabits moist, coastal forests or streams, lakes and ponds. Some of the species may remain gilled aquatic creatures, while others transform and become terrestrial land creatures. The California giant is nocturnal and most of its life is spent hiding and burrowing. Typically, the California giant salamander...

Plumas National Forest
2014-01-20 10:17:50

Plumas National Forest is a 1,146,000-acre United States National Forest located in the Sierra Nevada, in northern California. Roughly 85 percent of Plumas National Forest lies in Plumas County, but smaller portions can be found in eastern Butte, northern Sierra, southern Lassen, and northeastern Yuba counties. The Plumas National Forest Supervisor’s office can be found in Quincy, California. There are local ranger district offices located in Blairsden, Oroville, and Quincy. It is...

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toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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