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2013-12-19 08:25:54

CHENGDU, China, Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- China's Chengdu scooped up four awards at the 2013 China Convention and Exhibition Seminar, which closed on December 15. The city was named as one of the China's 10 Best Brand Convention and Exhibition Cities in 2013. Chengdu Century City New International Exhibition & Convention Center received the honors as one of the China's 10 Best Brand Convention and Exhibition Centers in 2013. International Furniture Fair Chengdu was named as...

2013-12-18 23:25:08

The independent authority on web solutions, bestwebdesignagencies.com, has proclaimed Perfect Search Design as the best enterprise web design service for December 2013. (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 bestwebdesignagencies.com, the independent authority on web design and development, has issued the listings of the best enterprise web design agencies naming Perfect Search Design the best enterprise web design company for December 2013. Web design and development agencies are placed through a...

2013-12-18 16:25:49

Wix IPO and the Webydo Pro-Designers Movement NEW YORK, Dec.18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As do-it-yourself website creator Wix files for IPO at a company valuation of $700M, does this development mark the future of the website design industry? Would website creation be led by non-professional amateurs and hobbyists using DIY solutions? What role would professional designers play in this evolving market? (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131218/NY35645) With tools like Wix...

2013-12-17 23:22:05

The USPS renews its repair and maintenance contract with Lexicon Technologies. The contract covers more than 300,000 mobility terminals used for tracking deliveries. Conyers, Georgia (PRWEB) December 17, 2013 Today, Lexicon Technologies (http://www.lexicontech.com), an enterprise technology maintenance solutions provider, announced the renewal of its contract with the United States Postal Service (USPS). “We are honored to continue working with the United States Postal Service to...

2013-12-17 23:19:59

"Pure" defined contribution health plans are about to get really popular. Park City, Utah (PRWEB) December 17, 2013 Today, Zane Benefits, the number one online small business health benefits solution, published new information on the popularity of defined contribution health plans. According to Zane Benefits’ website, a "perfect storm" of unsustainable costs and new Affordable Care Act provisions has experts saying the landscape of employer health insurance is...

2013-12-17 12:21:02

New Delphi Mini Dissolved Gas Analysis (DGA) Monitor Helps to Cost-Effectively Track Transformer Health By Monitoring Key Risk Factors Associated with Dissolved Gas Levels WATERTOWN, Mass., Dec. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Rapidly aging transformers and deferred capital spending on new equipment continues to put pressure on the viability of the U.S. electric power grid. As pressure on the grid rises, electric power professionals' ability to accurately test and track performance through...

Paul Walker Most Searched Person, Trending Topic On Google In 2013
2013-12-17 13:00:32

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online This year has not been without news, but the recent deaths of actor Paul Walker and former South African President Nelson Mandela topped the list of top-trending searches for 2013. “Paul Walker,” "Boston Marathon Bombing," and "Nelson Mandela" were the three top trending search terms on Google’s global list of searches, respectively. For 2013, the search giant surveyed the results of 72 countries, which is the largest sample...

2013-12-16 23:19:58

MarketReportsOnline.com offers “The US Firearms and Ammunition Market: Trends and Opportunities (2013-2018)” research report that profiles Smith & Wesson, Olin Winchester, Alliant Techsystems Inc. and Ruger Corporation. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) December 16, 2013 The report titled "The U.S Firearms and Ammunition Market: Trends & Opportunities (2013-2018)" provides an in-depth analysis of the United States firearm and ammunition market (including shotguns, rifles,...

2013-12-13 23:26:28

Thankshopping.com recommends PlayStation 4 for the Christmas shopping season. (PRWEB) December 13, 2013 The media spokesperson of the ThankShopping.com stated, “The first PlayStations were released between a gap of 5-6 years. However, the latest PlayStation 4 has nearly taken 8 years since its predecessor PlayStation 3’s launch. One speculation is that even though Sony has always delivered state-of-the-art consoles, this time around, they wanted to blow their competitors away with the...

2013-12-13 23:03:46

The pros and cons of playing, paying or playing differently with defined contribution. Park City, Utah (PRWEB) December 13, 2013 Today, Zane Benefits, the number one online small business health benefits solution, published new information on the ACA employer mandate. According to Zane Benefits’ website, employers with over 50 employees are trying to figure out how to deal with the Affordable Care Act's 2015 "employer mandate" which requires applicable large employers to...


Latest Humanities Reference Libraries

Chalmers Touring 1922
2014-02-21 10:51:47

Chalmers-Detroit was an automobile company formed in 1908 when Hugh Chalmers bought out the Thomas-Detroit company. It was renamed to Chalmers in 1911. During the 1910s the company thrived but the post-WWI recession of the 1920s caused the company to merge with the Maxwell Automobile Company. In 1923, Chalmers ended all vehicle production. The brand is owned by Chrysler. Chalmers were considered to be an expensive car for that era. The 30 Touring and the 30 Roadster both sold for $1,500...

Sega Nomad
2013-08-10 07:32:11

The Sega Nomad is a handheld gaming console also known as the Sega Genesis Nomad. It was released by Sega on October 13, 1995 as a portable version of the home based unit the Sega Genesis. This unit is one of the few systems that can play most of the games from any region without an adapter. The system sold around one million units before it was discontinued in 1997. It was codenamed Project Venus during its development as Sega’s policy during that era was to name their systems after...

Nintendo DS Lite
2013-08-05 12:24:52

The Nintendo DS Lite is a handheld game console with a dual screen, developed by Nintendo. It is slimmer, lighter, and brighter than the original Nintendo DS. It was available in Japan on March 2, 2006 with 550,000 systems released; it was sold out soon after its launch. Nintendo released another 700,000 in April 2006, and once again the units sold out by late May 2006. Every time the stores would restock their shelves, the system would sell out within days of arrival. This continued for...

Fairchild Channel F
2013-04-28 10:35:10

The Fairchild Channel F is a game console manufactured by Fairchild Semiconductor that was released in August 1976. It was the first programmable ROM cartridge-based video game console as well as the first to use a microprocessor. The original name for the system was the Video Entertainment System, but when Atari released their VCS the name was changed to Channel F. By 1977 sales had reached 250,000 and was second to the Atari VCS. The Channel F, using an F8 CPU, produced enough AI to use...

RCA Studio II
2013-04-28 10:25:17

The RCA Studio II was released in January 1977 by RCA as a video game console. It had black and white graphics that were similar to Pong consoles. Game control used two built-in ten button keypads instead of controllers. The keypads made it difficult for two player games to be played because the players would have to sit so close together. It was discontinued in 1979. It used a switch box for the RF modulator and power supply. The sounds produced from the unit were comprised of varying...

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