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2014-07-22 08:28:51

BARCELONA, Spain, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Social Point, a leading developer of mobile games, raised a $30M round led by Highland Capital Partners Europe. Existing investor, France-based Idinvest, also participated in the round. Social Point began as a developer of games for the Facebook platform, and has successfully transitioned over the last few years into a leading player of mobile games on both iOS and Android platforms with such titles as Dragon City and Monster Legends....

2014-07-22 04:20:59

PARIS, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Publicis Groupe, the world's third largest communications group, reports results for the first-half of 2014. Publicis Groupe CEO Maurice Levy comments on H1 and outlook for the rest of 2014. Watch video interview and read transcript: http://www.eurobusinessmedia.com/ceo-direct/publicis-groupe/interview-with-ceo-maurice-levy-2014-first-half-results,2014-07-21,1215?utm_source=ceo-direct&utm_medium=wire Topics covered...

2014-07-21 12:28:45

LONDON, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Online Poker Trends Industryhttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2052126/Global-Online-Poker-Trends-Industry.html "Poker is one of the most popular games, being played by gamers for over two centuries. Online Poker, though being a relatively new gaming concept, is also attracting worldwide players due to ease-of-play and convenience."The report analyzes and presents an overview of...

2014-07-18 23:06:14

New Country Manager hired for the Benelux region. Recruitment underway for new Country Managers in the UK, Germany, Spain, Italy, Poland and Russia. Paris, France (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 PrestaShop, an industry leader in open source solutions for ecommerce, today announces significant expansion plans throughout Europe. The company is also announcing the arrival of a new Country Manager for the ‘Benelux’ region. Stefan Devroey will lead PrestaShop’s operations in Belgium, Luxembourg...

2014-07-18 08:22:34

DALLAS, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- European TV Production: Market Profile and Forecast 2014 research report is a June 2014 publication of of 129 pages profiling companies like All3Media, Banijay Entertainment, Endemol, Eyeworks, FremantleMedia, Shine and Zodiak Media. There is particular focus on eight of the largest markets: France, Germany, Italy, Poland, Netherlands, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom with other European markets covered in overview. Complete report is...

2014-07-18 04:21:13

BRUSSELS, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for France declined 0.2 percent in May to 118.2 (2004 = 100), following a 0.1 percent increase in April, and a 0.4 percent increase in March. At the same time, The Conference Board Coincident Economic Index® (CEI) for France, a measure of current economic activity, declined 0.1 percent in May to 103.4 (2004 = 100), following no change in April, and a 0.1 percent decline in March. The...

2014-07-17 20:24:21

LONDON, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:The Smartphone markets: worldwide trends, forecasts and strategies 2014-2018https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2132947/The-Smartphone-markets-worldwide-trends-forecasts-and-strategies-2014-2018.htmlThe number of smartphone connections is set to grow by 136% in the next 5 years to reach 3.9 billion worldwide in 2018. This report presents our latest smartphone forecasts, derived from a demand-...

2014-07-17 16:29:26

LONDON, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:The Mobile Security (mSecurity) Bible: 2014 - 2020 - Device Security, Infrastructure Security & Security Serviceshttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2092772/The-Mobile-Security-mSecurity-Bible-2014---2020---Device-Security-Infrastructure-Security--Security-Services.htmlMobile networks around the globe generate more than 86 Exabytes of traffic annually. The immense volume of traffic...

2014-07-15 16:27:31

LONDON, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Epilepsy Therapeutics in Major Developed Markets to 2019 - New AEDs with Novel Mechanisms of Action Signal a Shift in Treatment Patternshttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2052297/Epilepsy-Therapeutics-in-Major-Developed-Markets-to-2019---New-AEDs-with-Novel-Mechanisms-of-Action-Signal-a-Shift-in-Treatment-Patterns.htmlEpilepsy Therapeutics in Major Developed Markets to 2019 - New AEDs with...

2014-07-14 08:23:24

WASHINGTON, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- What better day than the 14(th) of July, France's national day, for American Friends of Chartres (AFC) to launch its first Crowdfunding Campaign on razoo.com/story/American-Friends-Of-Chartres. This is to finance an unprecedented project: the restoration of a 20 foot high 13(th) century stained-glass window from Chartres Cathedral, France, which will then travel to the United States for exhibit in a major American Museum. Notre-Dame...


Latest France Reference Libraries

Abondance
2014-06-19 13:43:24

The Abondance is a breed of cattle originating in the high valleys of Haute-Savoie, France. It was bred by monks during the 1100s, originally called the chablaisienne. There are around 150,000 head currently in France. The cattle have also been exported to North America, United Kingdom, New Zealand, Iraq and Africa. It is a medium-sized animal. The female is golden brown in color with a white head, abdomen and leg extremities. She will weigh between 1,280 and 1,500 pounds and stand about...

Boulonnais
2014-04-03 10:56:16

The Boulonnais, also known as the white marble horse, is a breed of draft horse that was developed in France. It is thought that breed originated when two breeders attempted to create a large but fast war horse for the Crusaders. The two worked separately to breed the existing heavy draft breeds from France with mares of the German Mecklenberg breed. When the Spanish occupied Flanders in the 17th century, other breeds were introduced into the bloodline including the Andalusian, Arabian, and...

Auxois
2014-04-02 11:05:05

The Auxois is a breed of horse that was developed in the Auxois region of eastern France. It is a descendant of the Bourguignon horse and was crossbred with the now extinct Morvan horse. In the 19th century, Percheron horses and Boulonnais were introduced into the bloodline, possibly followed by the Nivernais and Ardennais horse breeds. Foreign horse breeds were introduced into the bloodline, creating a horse that would later be bred with Ardennais and Trait du Nord stallions to create a...

Samuel de Champlain
2014-01-07 10:15:12

Samuel de Champlain, known as The Father of New France, was a Frenchman with many titles including navigator, soldier, explorer, cartographer, and diplomat. Born Samuel Champlain in 1574 to a family of mariners, exploration was in his blood and he took his first voyage as a young man in 1603, led by François Gravé Du Pont. In his early years, Champlain learned to navigate, create nautical charts, draw, and make applied reports. From 1594 or 1595 to 1598, he learned fighting skills in the...

Keeled Skimmer, Orthetrum coerulescens
2013-08-01 13:38:12

The keeled skimmer (Orthetrum coerulescens) is a species of dragonfly that can be found in Europe. Its range includes Afghanistan, Algeria, Austria, Denmark, France, Greece, Iran, Italy, Macedonia, the Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Spain, Turkey, and the United Kingdom. It can be found in boggy areas in the northern areas of its range, while it prefers running water sources, like ditches and streams, in other areas of its range. The keeled skimmer holds a thinner body than that of the...

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  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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