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2014-08-29 16:25:29

SAO PAULO, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In the first half of 2014, Brazilian e-commerce registered R$ 16 billion in sales, a 26% nominal growth in relation to the same period last year. By the end of the year, the forecast is that it will reach R$ 35 billion, a result that will be 21% higher than that which was registered in 2013, reaching 104 million requests. This is some of the key data presented in the 30th WebShoppers report, released by E-bit, a company...

2014-08-29 16:22:56

Southlake, TX Based Startup Wins Monthly National Pitch Competition KANSAS CITY, Mo., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dream Big America (www.DreamBigAmerica.us), powered by Sprint (www.Sprint.com), announced this morning ICE Medical Card as the August Dream Big Champion. This Southlake, TX based startup competed against eight other highly-vetted new business ventures in a bracket style competition to secure the Dream Big Champion title. During the first week of August's competition,...

2014-08-29 16:22:54

The riveting sequel to "Life in Hitler's Crosshairs" CONCORD, Calif., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Author Constance Krail-Self announced today her latest novel The Road To Hell is now available for sale on Amazon. http://www.amazon.com/dp/150046029X http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140829/141606 In this spellbinding, highly anticipated sequel to the book Life in Hitler's Crosshairs this fast paced novel will capture you immediately and keep hold until the last twist. The...

2014-08-29 16:22:39

CHICAGO, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumers are using online search engines more than ever in order to find information on the Internet. When a user searches using a keyword, she typically sees a list of "organic" results, determined using the search engine's algorithms, and a list of "sponsored" results, paid for by advertisers. When presented with these two lists, how do consumers respond to both types of links? With search engine advertising accounting for nearly...

2014-08-29 16:22:36

Festival will return to the NOS Events Center for two days on Friday, October 31 and Saturday, November 1, 2014 LOS ANGELES, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Insomniac announced the lineup for Southern California's largest Halloween-themed dance music festival, the 4(th) annual Escape All Hallows' Eve (Escape). The gleefully frightening festival will return to the NOS Events Center in San Bernardino, where it has been held twice before....

2014-08-29 16:22:26

Also in This Edition: Jobs for Writers and Media Industry Blog Posts NEW YORK, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Below are experts from the ProfNet network that are available to discuss timely issues in your coverage area. If you are interested in interviewing any of the experts, please contact them via the contact information at the end of the listing. To receive these updates by email, send a note to profnet@profnet.com with the industries you cover, and we'll add you to the appropriate...

2014-08-29 16:21:52

QUAKERTOWN, Pa., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Quantum Global Technologies LLC, parent company to ChemTrace®, an industry-recognized leading microcontamination analytical testing laboratory that provides services to the semiconductor, solar, and medical life science industries and QuantumClean®, the leading global provider of validated sub-20nm outsourced process tool parts cleaning, surface treatment, refurbishment, analytical and engineering services to the...

2014-08-29 16:21:43

Utility Provides Essential Funding to Napa County Chapter of the Red Cross SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Red Cross and Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today announced an increased partnership of $25,000 following the 6.0 magnitude earthquake near Napa, Calif., on August 24. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140829/141611 "American Red Cross and PG&E both recognize that natural and human-caused disaster can strike suddenly, at anytime...

2014-08-29 12:27:25

The innovative media company's programs will be broadcast on WVVH-TV during the month of September. CORAL SPRINGS, Fla., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- USM Studios, Inc. is pleased to announce September air dates for the New York, New Jersey and Westchester areas on WVVH-TV, streaming live on www.wvvh.com and on all Apple Mobile devices at wvvh.com/apple.html. The award-winning studio covers a diverse range of topics from health, education, sustainable living and technology to...

2014-08-29 12:26:54

shopgoodwill.com®, Goodwill's Premiere E-Commerce Platform, Celebrates Milestone ROCKVILLE, Md., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- America's favorite online thrift store -- and the nation's first nonprofit online auction site -- is celebrating its 15(th) anniversary, proving that Goodwill® is not only a leader in job placement but also an innovative social enterprise through its use of e-commerce and sustainability. The site has auctioned off an array of art, antiques, musical...


Latest Internet Reference Libraries

Parastylotermes
2014-04-25 09:31:15

Parastylotermes is a genus that holds five extinct species of termite that resided in Europe, India, and North America. The genus was first described by Thomas E. Snyder and Alfred E. Emerson in 1949. The first species to be described, P. robustus, was described by Baron Kurt von Rosen in 1913, but he was unsure about which genus to classify the species in. This species, which is known from three imagos and four separate wings, was placed into its current genus in 1949. The classification of...

Striped Sun Star, Solaster stimpson
2013-11-14 12:36:02

The striped sun star (Solaster stimpson), also known as the sun sea star among many other names, is a species of starfish that is classified within the Solasteridae family. It can be found in many areas including the western coasts of the United States and the waters around Japan. This species prefers a habitat within sub tidal areas with rocky terrain, at depths of up to 2,001 feet. It is large, reaching an average diameter of 19.6 inches, with eight to twelve long arms. It can vary in color...

Gray Petaltail, Tachopteryx thoreyi
2013-07-30 13:21:52

The gray petaltail (Tachopteryx thoreyi), also known as Thorey's grayback, is a species of dragonfly that is native to the United States. Its range includes Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Maryland, New York, Oklahoma, and Texas, among other states. It can be found in a number of habitats including woodlands, deciduous forests, and highlands. This species is almost uniformly gray in color, with black markings occurring along the abdomen, and it reaches an average length of 3.1 inches....

Neurothemis terminate
2013-07-17 10:43:20

Neurothemis terminate is a species of dragonfly that can be found in a range that extends from Japan and Peninsular Malaysia to the Lesser Sundas in Indonesia and includes the Philippines and Palau. It can be near marshes, lakes, and rice fields, being most common near in man-made environments rather than developed forest habitats.  In areas where these habitats are in good condition, population numbers are stable. Neurothemis terminate is not known to have any major threats and...

Isoperla carbonaria
2013-07-10 15:37:19

Isoperla carbonaria is a species of stonefly that can be found In Italy, France, and Switzerland. It prefers to reside near streams in mountainous regions, at elevations between 0–1,150 feet above sea level. Immature individuals reside in cold waters while adults are terrestrial fliers. It reaches a body length between .3 and .5 inches, which is its distinguishing trait, and is typically yellowish in color. Larvae are known to consume Chironomidae, which can be found under...

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