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2014-04-11 12:09:08

With over one billion people in the world living on less than $1.25 per day, the World Bank aims to end ‘extreme poverty’ by 2030. But new research suggests that global poverty figures could be underestimated by up to a third, and calls for more robust measurement in the future. The World Bank figures are widely used by the international community and play a significant role in international strategies to reduce poverty. Critics argue that its estimates are flawed because the ‘dollar...

2014-04-01 08:21:19

Streetline aims to strengthen and enhance its position as a smart city leader with the counsel of former head of IBM Smart Cities division FOSTER CITY, Calif., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Streetline, Inc., a global provider of smart parking solutions, announced today that Gerard Mooney has joined its board of advisors. Streetline is harnessing the power of the Internet of Things to tackle one of the most pressing issues facing cities today: parking. Using patented sensing...

2014-03-28 12:20:34

BURNABY, British Columbia, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inadequate availability of public transportation in Asian countries coupled with increasing popularity of three-wheelers in African countries is fueling the global three-wheeler market Three-wheelers are increasingly gaining acceptance as an effective means of transportation, especially in developing countries of Asia, Africa and Latin America. Global three-wheeler market is primarily concentrated in the...

2014-03-28 08:20:23

DUBLIN, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/dg83rn/global_automotive) has announced the addition of the "Global Automotive Financing Market 2014-2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/dg83rn/global_automotive ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The analysts forecast the Global Automotive Financing market to grow at a CAGR of 13.12 percent...

2014-03-20 23:29:47

IIUSA – the national, membership-based EB-5 Regional Center trade association with members accounting for over 95% of the capital flowing through the EB-5 Program – reaches an important milestone with its 150th Regional Center joining the IIUSA Membership Chicago, IL (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 The Association to Invest in the USA (IIUSA), the national not-for-profit industry trade association for the EB-5 Regional Center Program (the "program"), today announced that the...

2014-03-12 08:33:15

SHANGHAI, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The boom of Smart City projects in China has huge market potential for technology and capital markets. There will be huge demand for advanced foreign technology and foreign funds. According to Gartner and other consulting firms, the building of Smart City projects in China has become a growing trend. However, Chinese government is cautious about working with foreign firms for financial and information security reasons. For any foreign funds and...

2014-03-11 23:30:03

Top Business Leaders, Community Investors Collaborate to Promote Growth Cincinnati, OH (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 The Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber today announced the formation of REDI (Regional Economic Development Initiative) Cincinnati, the region’s foremost economic development effort. Evolving from the Cincinnati USA Partnership for Economic Development, REDI Cincinnati will allow for: additional top-level CEO involvement, more collaboration with public and private investors, and...

2014-03-05 23:01:46

Marketing initiative celebrates and champions resources for technology-based companies in the nation's capital. Washington, DC (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 Ranked as the best educated city in America, the best city for college graduates, and No. 1 tech hotspot, Washington, DC has become an ideal city to start and grow technology companies. With a Five-Year Economic Development Strategy aimed at creating 100,000 new jobs and generating $1 billion in new tax revenue, Washington, DC’s tech...

2014-03-05 08:20:19

DUBLIN, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/b4qw73/global_emerging) has announced the addition of the "Global Emerging Markets Logistics" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/b4qw73/global_emerging ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) What makes emerging markets so appealing to the logistics industry? Over 80% of the world's population resides...

2014-03-03 23:22:29

MarketResearchReports.Biz announces addition of new report “Electricity: Emerging Markets Industry Guide” to its database. Visit: http://www.marketresearchreports.biz/analysis-details/electricity-emerging-markets-industry-guide. Albsny, NY (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 Introduction The Emerging 5 Electricity industry profile provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market size (value 2008-12, and forecast to 2017). The guide also contains descriptions of...


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  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
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