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2010-08-18 04:10:00

LONDON, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Google, a California-based search and advertising services giant, has been known to employ aggressive acquisitive strategies towards the domination of new markets. A recent surge of takeovers such as Android, 2Web Technologies, Marratech, GrandCentral, Gizmo5, and other innovative communications and collaboration firms, as well as recently developed and launched products, show that the Unified Communications and Collaboration (UCC) market is one of the...

2010-07-29 13:20:00

SAN ANTONIO, July 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Charles W. Matthews, former general counsel of Exxon and Exxon Mobil Corporation, has been named to the board of directors of Cullen/Frost Bankers, Inc., the financial holding company of Frost, as a Houston director. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20030109/CFRLOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20030109/CFRLOGO) Matthews spent his entire career at Exxon, the world's largest energy company, joining the company's...

2010-07-21 23:14:00

SINGAPORE, July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Keen interest from the Australian government towards eHealth initiatives is one of the major drivers of ensuring a double digit Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 10.15% from 2009 to 2014 for the Health IT market. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081117/FSLOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081117/FSLOGO) Frost & Sullivan reported that the USD 525million revenue achieved in 2009 for the Health IT market is forecasted...

2010-06-24 13:19:00

SAN ANTONIO, June 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Frost today announced that it has received the 2010 Customer Engagement Award from Allegiance, Inc. The Allegiance Engagement Awards are given to organizations that have demonstrated high customer or employee engagement based on customer and employee surveys collected through the Allegiance Engage platform in 2009. Customer engagement reflects an emotional commitment and willingness to recommend, endorse and refer business to help the...

2010-04-26 07:30:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- WHEN: Wednesday, Apr. 28, 2010 at 11 a.m. ET LOCATION: Online, with free registration SPEAKER: Madusudanan Ramani, Research Associate, Frost & Sullivan (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081117/FSLOGO) The aircraft leasing market is expected to increase rapidly in years to come. More specifically, the leasing industry has great growth potential as it becomes increasingly hard for airlines to...

2010-04-05 06:45:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Remy Power Products Inc. has been named the 2010 North American Frost & Sullivan Company of the Year for starters and alternators. The prestigious award is based on Frost & Sullivan's exhaustive analysis of the rotating electric aftermarket. Criteria included product quality and coverage, customer service, training and education, technical support, field sales support and marketplace reputation. "These are the areas that are...

2010-03-23 06:43:00

LONDON, March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite the economic downturn, the European tactical communications market will remain stable and is poised to earn revenues of $1.58 billion by 2018. The regional defence communication market will grow steadily because many European Ministries of Defence (MODs), increasingly cognizant of networked communication as a force multiplier, have been actively upgrading tactical communication (TACCOM) capability. (Logo:...

2010-01-14 06:00:00

ST. LOUIS, Jan. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amdocs (NYSE: DOX), the leading provider of customer experience systems, today announced the results of an independent survey that explores how service providers are planning for the evolution of the connected world. It is predicted that trillions of devices will be connected to the network by the year 2017, and that this "connected world" will be driven by the hyper-growth in demand for ubiquitous connectivity, information anytime, anywhere and...

2009-12-14 18:26:00

LONDON, Dec. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2009 Frost & Sullivan European Product Quality Leadership Award in the Ultrasound Market is conferred on SonoScape. The award recipient has effectively analyzed existing market challenges - the need for special features, pricing, and portability - and introduced the S8 hand-carried ultrasound (HCU). The performance of this high-end colour Doppler HCU compares with that of a regular, high-end, cart-based echo ultrasound system. (Logo:...

2009-12-08 07:13:00

DENVER, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- ReadyTalk, a leader in integrated audio and web conferencing services, today announced it is bringing leading web event experts together for a free webinar to explore the business drivers for web events and highlight how real-world organizations are using them to deliver value. The webinar, How to Make Your Next Business-Critical Web Event a Success: Tips from the Experts, will feature experts and power-users discussing tips and best practices for planning...


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Winter Weather Outlook
2012-10-02 11:02:55

November 2012: The month will start out mild as temps will be on average around 50-60F, while the possibility stands that there may be 8-10days that are warmer and also 3-4 days that are colder. This month will offer about 1-2in of rainfall. Winter weather impacts will be limited to Frost and Freezes. December 2012. Temps will cool down to an average of 40-50 with the possibility of seeing 6-8 days warmer than that along with 3-4 days colder. The month will also offer 2-3in of rainfall....

Winter Weather Outlook
2012-09-18 13:23:33

November 2012: The temps should average around the 50-60F range for the month, while there is a likelihood of seeing temps above that 6-12days of the month, also look for a few days below the average. Rainfall for the month should be a round 1-3in along with frost and freezing conditions. December 2012: Temps will drop to the 40-50’s during the month, while there will be 6-8 days above that and also 2-4 days colder than average. Look for precipitation to be around 2-4in for the month...

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2009-07-06 16:20:02

White frost is a type of solid ice that forms directly from water vapor found in the air. White frost forms when the humidity is above 90% and the temperature is below 18 degrees Fahrenheit. White frost grows against the wind, since the facing winds have higher humidity than leeward air. The wind must be light or the delicate icy structures become broken. The structures have big, interlocking, needle-like crystals. This phenomenon occurs very rarely. White frost is considered an intermediate...

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2009-07-06 16:09:35

Soft rime is a type of milky white ice that forms when water droplets in light freezing fog freeze to the outer surfaces of objects. This formation usually occurs with light winds or in calm conditions. The rime forms to the windward (side facing the wind) side of solid objects. Soft rime is similar in appearance to hoar frost, but is formed differently. Soft rime is formed when vapor first condenses to liquid droplets and then attaches to the surface. Hoar frost is formed when water vapor is...

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vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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