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2010-11-04 05:00:00

CHICAGO, Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Cobra Electronics Corporation (Nasdaq: COBR) announced today the launch of the Cobra PhoneLynx system, which allows users to make and receive cell phone calls on any phone in a home or small office and eliminate the need for monthly landline phone services. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101104/CG91667) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20101104/CG91667) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090610/CG28991LOGO-b) (Logo:...

2010-10-14 05:00:00

CHICAGO, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Cobra Electronics Corporation (Nasdaq: COBR), the leading manufacturer of radar detection devices, announced today the launch of its new Cobra iRadar Detection System. The Cobra iRadar system combines industry-leading radar/laser gun and speed/red light camera detection technology with the ease of use of iPhone to create a revolutionary detection system. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101014/CG80482) (Photo:...

2010-10-12 07:00:00

CHICAGO, Oct 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cobra Electronics Corporation (Nasdaq: COBR), a leading global designer and marketer of mobile communications and navigation products, announced today that it will host a webcast of its third quarter 2010 earnings conference call. The details of the webcast are as follows: DATE: Monday, November 8, 2010 TIME: 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time WHERE: http://www.cobra.com To listen to the live call, please go to Cobra's website...

2010-08-24 05:00:00

DALLAS, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cobra Electronics Corporation (Nasdaq: COBR), today announced the debut of the 7750 Platinum, its new 7" navigation unit specifically designed for the professional driver. The new 7750 Platinum features enhanced graphics, Junction View with Lane Assist, State Mileage Log, and Hours-of-Service Log. In addition, the new 7750 Platinum features the industry's best last-mile routing, offering superior road coverage on secondary highways. The 7750...

2010-07-20 05:00:00

CHICAGO, July 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cobra Electronics Corporation (Nasdaq: COBR), the market leader in Citizens Band radios, today announced the launch of its 50th Anniversary Limited Edition CB Radio. The new 29 LX LE CB Radio will feature a revolutionary new design with a selectable four-color LCD display and ergonomic microphone, along with a new weather alert scan and the industry's first Radio Check Diagnostic. The 50th anniversary CB is being shown for the first time in the...

2010-07-14 09:38:00

CHICAGO, July 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cobra Electronics Corporation (Nasdaq: COBR), a leading global designer and marketer of mobile communications and navigation products, announced today that it will host a webcast of its second quarter 2010 earnings conference call. The details of the webcast are as follows: DATE: Thursday, July 29, 2010 TIME: 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time WHERE: http://www.cobra.com To listen to the live call, please go to Cobra's website at least 15 minutes prior...

2010-06-04 08:45:00

HOLLYWOOD, Fla., June 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Golden Age Resources, Inc., (Pink Sheets: GDAR) and its strategic alliance partner, Cobra Technologies, announced today the hiring of Geometrix Engineering, Inc. of Hollywood, FL to finalize the development of Cobra. This is a high pressure, oil containment system that is designed to stop deep water oil leaks like the one that is devastating the areas in the Gulf of Mexico. Now that "top kill" has failed and the relief well will not be...

2010-05-14 14:08:50

Most venomous snakes are legendary for their lethal bites, but not all. Some spit defensively. Bruce Young, from the University of Massachusetts Lowell, explains that some cobras defend themselves by spraying debilitating venom into the eyes of an aggressor. Getting the chance to work with spitting cobras in South Africa, Young took the opportunity to record the venom spray tracks aimed at his eyes. Protected by a sheet of Perspex, Young caught the trails of venom and two things struck him:...

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2010-04-20 11:10:00

Scientists measuring electrical activity in the muscles of a cobra have found the mechanism that triggers the frightening "hood flare" that the snake uses as a defensive display. The scientists found a precise group of muscles that the cobra uses to raise their hoods. The procedure was very tricky. Scientists had to implant tiny electrodes into the snake's muscles while the reptile was carefully anaesthetized. Once the electrodes were in place, they took measurements of electrical activity...

2010-04-16 07:00:00

CHICAGO, April 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cobra Electronics Corporation (Nasdaq: COBR), a leading global designer and marketer of mobile communications and navigation products, announced today that it will host a webcast of its first quarter 2010 earnings conference call. The details of the webcast are as follows: DATE: Friday, April 30, 2010 TIME: 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time WHERE: http://www.cobra.com To listen to the live call, please go to Cobra's website at least 15 minutes prior...


Latest Cobra Reference Libraries

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2007-02-18 23:24:24

The False Water Cobra, Hydrodynastes gigas, is a venomous species found in South America. The common name (false water cobra) is an allusion to its ability to flatten its head, similar to a cobra as a defensive reaction to make it look larger and more intimidating. There are no subspecies of this particular snake. Primarily a diurnal species, this is an extremely active and inquisitive species with an aggressive feeding response. This species of snake may exceed 9 feet in length. Photo...

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2007-02-12 21:41:13

The Indian Cobra or Spectacled Cobra, Naja naja, is a species of venomous snake native to the Indian subcontinent. The Indian Cobra is one of the four most venomous snakes in India, but is accountable for few human fatalities. Like other cobras, the Indian cobra is famous for its threat display involving raising the front part of its body and spreading its hood. On the rear of this hood are two circular patterns connected by a curved line, evoking the image of spectacles. On average, the...

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2007-01-10 10:15:24

The King Cobra, Ophiophagus hannah, is the longest of the venomous land snakes. It thrives in much of mainland India, southern China, Malaysia, the Philippines, and throughout the dense highland forests of southeastern Asia. The snake has a preference for living in areas dotted with lakes and streams, and is an excellent swimmer. Its population has decreased in some areas of its range due to the destruction of forests, but it is in no danger of becoming extinct. The King Cobra is capable...

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2005-06-22 14:55:55

The coral snakes (Micrurus and Micruroides) are two genera of about 65 snake species, found in tropical South America and southern USA. They are venomous and related to Old World cobras. Most notable are their red, yellow and black colored bands. The most well-known species is the Western Coral Snake (Micruroides euryxanthus), found in the Sonoran desert and northern Mexico. Coral snakes can look similar to the Scarlet King Snake.

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2005-06-22 14:35:57

Cobras are venomous snakes of family Elapidae, and part of several genera. They generally inhabit tropical and desert regions of Asia and Africa. These snakes kill their prey, usually small rodents and birds, by injecting a neurotoxin through their hollow fangs. The King Cobra notably eats other snakes; it feeds almost entirely on other snakes, even venomous ones (ophiophagy). The spitting cobra can also incapacitate larger would-be predators by delivering irritating venom to their eyes....

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