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2014-07-31 16:26:11

100 percent all-digital network requires digital equipment for all TVs - customers to be notified of their conversion date and required actions one month in advance COLUMBIA, Tenn., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Charter Communications (NASDAQ: CHTR) customers in Tennessee and Louisiana will enjoy access to more than 200 high definition (HD) channels, better picture quality and significantly faster Internet speeds as Charter completes its move to a 100 percent all-digital network...

2014-07-31 16:26:00

Connected Home Emerges As Next Big Opportunity BOSTON, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a new report, "Assessing the Investment Priorities of Mobile Players" that examines the acquisition and investment strategies of Apple, Google and a group of leading mobile players, Strategy Analytics finds that the strategies of leading players in the global smartphone market are dominated by Apple and Google efforts aimed at strengthening their prized content and application ecosystems....

2014-07-31 16:25:55

Do fish use Facebook? Do bears tweet? When it comes to social media, the US Fish and Wildlife Service is much more evolved than you think. InformationWeek Radio goes wild to find the real story. NEW YORK, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- If a bear tweets out an update in the woods, does it really count as social media? These and other questions are just some of the topics InformationWeek Radio plans to discuss with a special guest from the US Fish and Wildlife Service....

2014-07-31 16:25:48

August 2nd marks three years since the disappearance of Robyn Gardner. NEW YORK, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It was the darkest period in his life; he lost his friend, alone in a foreign country, with no assistance from the US government and a media war raging against him. What should have been a vacation in paradise turned into a true hell that changed his life forever in August of 2011. Gary Giordano details the torture he endured in an Aruban prison after being arrested for...

2014-07-31 16:25:34

Campaign introduces "Women of Will" who define what it means to be an athletic female NEW YORK, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Under Armour (NYSE: UA) launched I WILL WHAT I WANT(TM), its most expansive global women's marketing campaign to-date, at a press event in New York City. Drawn from the brand's iconic I WILL(TM) mantra, I WILL WHAT I WANT(TM) celebrates the inner and outer strength of women and highlights the brand's commitment to designing elevated products for...

2014-07-31 16:25:26

Webinar on August 20, 2014 to Review Report Findings NEW YORK, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new report from PwC US and the Investor Responsibility Research Center Institute (IRRCi) indicates that while companies must disclose significant cyber risks, those disclosures rarely provide differentiated or actionable information. The report examines key cybersecurity threats to corporations and provides information to investors struggling to evaluate investment risk, business mitigation...

2014-07-31 16:25:23

Students aim to raise $30,000 in crowd funding during 30-day campaign SALT LAKE CITY, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Students at Broadview Entertainment Arts University (BEAU) and professionals at Track36 studios have launched a Kickstarter campaign for "The Adventures of Sancho 'n' Rusimus," a side scrolling puppet video game that utilizes motion capture technology. The campaign launched on Wednesday, July 30, 2014 and will run for 30 days....

2014-07-31 16:21:03

NEW YORK, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Attorney Advertising -- Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC is investigating potential claims on behalf of purchasers of the securities of L-3 Communications Holding Inc. ("L-3 Communications" or the "Company") (NYSE: LLL). Such investors are advised to contact Edward N. Gewirtz or his investor relations coordinator Eitan Kimelman at info@bgandg.com or 212-697-6484. The investigation focuses on whether the Company and certain of its...

2014-07-31 16:20:41

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Following an exhaustive three-year restoration, Bobby Genovese's iconic Rambler, a 70-foot, 1903 Polson Iron Works Yacht, will make her debut at the Muskoka Lakes Association Show in Port Carling on Saturday August 9, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140731/132297 The boat was built for Alexander McKenzie, Treasurer of Canadian National Railways in 1903. Since then, Rambler has had five owners and has undergone three...

2014-07-31 16:20:39

MIAMI, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eastern Air Lines is pleased to announce the closing of its current equity round, with a major investment from Mr. Vincent Viola. Mr. Viola is an investor and entrepreneur whose business career has spanned over three decades. He previously rose to Chairman of the New York Mercantile Exchange, and is currently the Chairman of Virtu Financial, as well as the co-founder and a significant shareholder in Independent Bank in Texas and the owner of the...


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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