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2014-09-17 23:09:26

Expansion to 306 Cities Served and Asia, Europe and US Announced New York, NY (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Kuaidi Dache, the Alibaba-backed global ride sharing service, today announced that its recently launched luxury limo service, Kuaidi ONE, has crossed into 32 cities in China. This expansion positions Kuaidi as the largest car-service app in terms of market share and transaction volume, confirming the company’s ambitions to expand beyond China into parts of Asia, Europe and the US....

2014-09-17 16:23:08

LONDON, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Demand response refers to the change in electricity usage by an end-user in response to signals from the grid operators or utilities. The end-user's participation in a program of this nature is a response to factors such as: greater awareness, an increased sense of responsibility, incentive pricing and new tariff schemes. Demand response programs are designed primarily to shift or curtail load for a short period of time; they are primarily of two...

2014-09-17 12:32:32

DUBLIN, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Holography for Industrial Applications - Global Strategic Business Report" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Holography for Industrial Applications in US$ Thousands by the following End-Use Applications: Holographic Scanning, Holographic Industrial Testing, and Holographic Optical Elements. The report...

2014-09-17 12:29:11

DUBLIN, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Industrial Castings - Global Strategic Business Report" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Industrial Castings in Thousands Metric Tons by the following Product Segments: Ferrous Castings (Gray Iron Castings, Ductile Iron Castings, & Steel Castings), and Nonferrous Castings (Aluminum Castings, Copper...

2014-09-17 08:36:23

DUBLIN, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Industrial Automation Market in Europe 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Industrial automation solutions such as DCS, MES, PLC, SCADA, and APC help companies in optimizing their business operations by effectively controlling the production processes. These automation solutions are widely used by different process and discrete industries such as...

2014-09-17 08:26:42

Talija Artistic Folk Dance Company SAN DIEGO, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Talija Folk Dance Company from Belgrade, Serbia (www.talija.rs) performs on Sunday, October 12 at 7pm at St. George Serbian Church Hall, 3025 Denver St. SD 92117. Back by popular demand, this spectacular, foot-stomping, colorful tapestry of Serbian and Balkan folk dancing is not to be missed! Their stage presence and universal appeal make it a must see! The music and songs of the live orchestra...

2014-09-17 08:26:04

Live Polka music, pretzels, bier, and a lively atmosphere make this unique Bavarian bierhall and restaurant in midtown the ultimate destination for Oktoberfest! NEW YORK, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hofbrau Bierhaus NYC, located in midtown Manhattan, (one block east of Grand Central Station), kicks off Oktoberfest celebrations Saturday September 20th with their participation in the German-American Steuben Day Parade on Fifth Avenue. Follow the float to Bierhaus for the most...

2014-09-17 08:24:45

The addition of leading UK live-events AV provider grows GES' client offerings across the UK, Europe and the Middle East LAS VEGAS, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Experience Specialists (GES), a leading global event marketing company, announced the acquisition of Blitz Communications, a leading audio visual (AV) services provider for the live events industry in the United Kingdom (UK) and continental Europe. Blitz Communications has offices in London and Manchester, U.K. and...

2014-09-17 08:20:32

The EU-funded Mare Nostrum Project marks International Coastal Day by supporting a kayaking team, which will paddle along the Israeli coast this weekend to raise awareness of the need to protect the Mediterranean Sea and its coasts HAIFA, Israel, September 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The EU-funded Mare Nostrum Project [http://marenostrumproject.eu ] initiated the "Rowing for a Clear Sea" kayaking campaign aimed at raising awareness of the need to protect the Mediterranean sea and...

2014-09-17 04:20:25

BUDAPEST, Hungary, September 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today important issues related to providing energy security in Europe were discussed at a conference on Development and Use of Natural Gas in the Danube Region: Prospects and Opportunities hosted by the Hungarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry with support by the Danube Energy Initiative. The esteemed speakers acknowledged the growing need for international cooperation in the Danube region for the greater economic...


Latest Europe Reference Libraries

Natterjack Toad, Epidalea calamita
2014-09-16 16:07:34

The natterjack toad, Epidalea Calamita, formerly Bufo calamita, is a toad endemic to sandy and heathland areas of Europe. The adults are about 60 to 70 millimeters long and are set apart from common toads by a yellow colored line that runs down the middle of the back. They have fairly short legs, and this provides them with a characteristic step, compared to the hopping movement of many other toad species. Natterjacks have a very loud and distinct mating call, amplified by the single vocal...

Asturian Valley cattle
2014-07-06 14:22:13

The Asturian Valley is a breed of cattle native to the valleys of Asturias, Spain and raised in the northern coastal region of the Bay of Biscay and the river valleys of the Cordillera Cantabrica mountain range. During the 1800s, the Asturian Valley were the most abundant cattle breed of northern Spain. However, in the early 1900s, foreign breeds began to overrun the area and by the mid 1900s, only 22,000 Asturian Valley cattle were left. Beginning in the 1980s, the Spanish government...

Jaca Navarra
2014-06-17 06:16:19

The Jaca Navarra is a breed of horse from Navarre, Spain. It is a small horse in danger of extinction. In 1997 there were 240 horses and the population  slowly increased to 350 in 1999. Since then the population has increased steadily to a total of 899 horses as of April 2011, all of which were in Navarre. The breed is listed as endangered by the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO). In 1999 a breeders association (JACANA) was formed and the breed register for the Jaca Navarra was...

Hucul Pony
2014-04-17 10:10:15

The Hucul Pony also known as the Carpathian  is a small pony from the Carpathian Mountains, in Ukraine and Romania. The name comes from a small group of ethnic Hutsul people. The breed was around before the Hutsul people and was first mentioned in writing about 400 years ago. Originally named the “Mountain Tarpan” the pony was used by the Austro-Hungarian Army. The first stud farm was established in Romania in 1856 and several different breeds were carefully bred for purity. In 1922,...

Zander, Sander lucioperca
2014-01-08 17:45:35

The Zander is found in the fresh and brackish (salt and fresh water mix) waters of Europe and Asia. This fish is closely related to the perch but often mistaken for pike therefore they have been given the label of pike-perch. It was introduced to the British waterways in the 20th century and spread rapidly. It can be harmful to other wildlife making it a predatory fish. The Zander fish is a popular game fish and is consumed frequently. It can reach 44 pounds with an average length of 16-32...

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