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2014-09-11 08:32:05

Better web design through data MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Apropose, a software startup developing a web design analytics platform, announced today that it has closed a $1.875 million seed financing led by New Enterprise Associates (NEA) and Andreessen Horowitz, with additional support from Pat Hanrahan (founder, Tableau) and Nick McKeown (founder, Nicira). The financing will be used to scale the company's core infrastructure and engineering team in support...

2014-09-11 08:31:32

NEWARK, Calif., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Socket Mobile, Inc. (OTC: SCKT), an innovative provider of mobile barcode scanning and mobile device products, today released the latest version of their industry leading Cordless Hand Scanner (CHS) Software Developer Kit, SocketScan SDK version 10.1. The latest version includes many new feature and benefits and is also compatible with Apple's latest iOS 8 operating system. Advanced features in the SDK include data editing and Softscan...

2014-09-11 08:29:00

Lineup Spans 64-Channels : 64-Element Probes to 4096-Channels : 4096-Element Probes SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cephasonics, a technology-innovation leader with a game-changing embedded-ultrasound platform, today announced the expansion of its cQuest(TM)research systems with the addition of new higher channel-count cQuest Firebird(TM) and cQuest Griffin(TM)configurations. Cephasonics displayed its advanced technology for medical and industrial research at the IEEE...

2014-09-11 08:26:45

FOLSOM, Calif., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- NextBee, the leader in gamification solutions development, has created a suite of smart gamification tools to help businesses develop engagement, increase market reach and increase employee referral marketing. NextBee's proprietary tools aid companies seeking robust employee referral programs. The tools also ensure promotion partners can communicate frequently and with ease. By gamifying affiliate programs, NextBee makes it easy...

2014-09-11 08:23:55

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sugarmade, Inc. (OTCQB:SGMD), the 100% tree-free office paper company, today announces it has entered into negotiations to acquire two additional companies. During mid-July, Sugarmade announced a definitive merger agreement with CarryOutSupplies.com of City of Industry, California, a producer and wholesaler of custom printed and generic paper products to more than 2,500 takeout restaurant establishments. CarryOutSupplies.com produced...

2014-09-11 08:20:35

A "Tale of Two Industries" Is Emerging SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TrueCar, Inc., the negotiation-free car buying and selling platform, commented on the state of the industry based on its analysis of incentive data, transaction pricing, and sales volume. "So far this year, industry-wide transaction prices are up $676 per vehicle, while incentive spending has grown just $203. That's great for automakers with broad product ranges, who are seeing improving...

2014-09-10 23:14:34

La Jolla roaster is one of the few in the world to secure the Yemen Haraaz Red Maragaha La Jolla, Calif. (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Today, specialty coffee retailer, Bird Rock Coffee Roasters announced that they would carry an extremely rare coffee from Yemen. Although it is known as the birthplace of coffee, Yemen tends to grow and roast its coffee without proper equipment and modern infrastructure, so quality beans from this country are usually in limited quantities and are in high...

2014-09-10 23:13:14

In a very competitive market, Walter’s Automotive Group has processed over $5.6 million in rewards based transactions in less than 20 months creating a local automotive economy within its group that is rapidly raising customer retention rates and is pushing customer satisfaction levels to new highs. Riverside, California (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 “We are constantly striving to be the best of the best as is indicated by the excellent brands we represent. To achieve excellence and to...

2014-09-10 23:12:10

Local Southern California Spinal Neurosurgeon awarded the prestigious Top 10 award by Vitals.com Valencia, California (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Dr. Anthony A. Virella MD FACS was recently awarded the Vitals.com Top 10 award. This honor is bestowed on the Top 10 physicians in the state in a particular specialty. Dr. Virella has won the award in the field of Neurological Surgery. Vitals uses many factors in determining who receives this award. Data such as patient reviews, satisfaction...

2014-09-10 23:11:51

Announcing the release of The League theme from Pixel Film Studios, which includes 48 camera options and on-screen controls for Final Cut Pro X Aliso Viejo, California (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Creative design technicians from Pixel Film Studios have released a new template, The League theme for Final Cut Pro X. Users can now create a sports card theme. “With easy to use controls, The League theme is perfect for getting the job done,” says Christina Austin, CEO of Pixel Film Studios....


Latest California Reference Libraries

Northern Red-Legged Frog, Rana aurora
2014-09-11 11:41:10

The Northern Red-Legged Frog (Rana aurora) is a species of amphibian whose range is the coastal region extending from southwest British Colombia to southern Mendocino County in Northern California, and is protected in British Colombia, Oregon, and California. Being a member of the genus Rana, this species of frog is considered a true frog, with characteristic smooth skin and a narrow waist. This frog needs still waters for breeding, and is rarely found at any great distance from its breeding...

Sierra National Forest
2014-07-31 09:31:42

Sierra National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in the state of California and extends along the western slope of the Sierra Nevada mountain range. It holds 1,300,000 acres of protected land that is divided into three ranger districts known as Bass lake Ranger District, High Sierra Ranger District, and Supervisor's Office. It was established in 1893 as the Sierra Forest Reserve, but in 1897, the reserve was split into two areas and it was renamed the Sierra South. It...

Shasta–Trinity National Forest
2014-07-31 09:18:57

Shasta-Trinity National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in the state of California. It holds 2,210,485 acres of protected land, making it the largest national forest in its state, and five designated wilderness areas including Mount Shasta Wilderness, Trinity Alps Wilderness, and Yolla Bolly-Middle Eel Wilderness. This forest was created in 1954, when the Trinity and Shasta National Forests were combined. Shasta-Trinity national Forest holds many features...

San Bernardino National Forest
2014-07-31 08:53:16

San Bernardino National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in the state of California. This forest encompasses 823,816 acres of protected land, which is divided into two separate areas by mountain ranges known as the San Bernardino Mountains located in the east and the San Jacinto and Santa Rosa Mountains located in the north. This forest holds eight designated wilderness areas, some of which overlap into Angeles National Forest, including Cucamonga Wilderness, San...

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...

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