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2014-08-04 08:32:09

LONDON, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hacking is on the rise in Europe, and unfortunately many UK companies are still playing catchup in the race against cyber criminals. New data theft methods like memory scraping malware are helping hackers infiltrate seemingly-secure systems with relative ease, resulting in the theft of potentially millions of customer data records whilst generating significant financial liability and a steep drop in trust with their customers. With all the news...

2014-08-03 23:00:50

Agem has successfully launched PPP services for major projects from mainland China. (PRWEB) August 03, 2014 Agem Global Asset Services S.A., an offshore affiliate of a London-based capital market advisory boutique has successfully launched PPP services for major projects from mainland China. Promotion of the Kunming Ring Road in Yunnan Province has been successfully launched by Agem in Q1 2014 and been enjoying promising reception by fund managers across the region ever since, especially...

2014-08-01 08:25:03

LONDON, August 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In the latest round of court action regarding the super-luxury hotel chain Aman Group, Mrs Justice Rose sitting in the High Court in London upheld a decision made by the board that their CEO, Mr Adrian Zecha, ceases to be CEO with effect from 1 August 2014. Mr Zecha is replaced by Mr Olivier Jolivet who takes on the position of Interim CEO. The replacement of Mr Zecha and the appointment of an interim CEO is something that...

2014-08-01 08:23:04

To Bring Clarity to Evolving Market for Lower-Cost Shipping Fuels LONDON, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Platts, a leading global provider of energy, petrochemicals and commodities information and a top publisher of benchmark price references, today launched two daily price assessments aimed at bringing greater clarity to the fuel oil barge and bunker markets. The new assessments reflect values in Rotterdam, Netherlands, one of the world's largest oil, petrochemicals and biofuels centers. "The...

2014-08-01 04:21:39

LONDON, August 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SUNDAY 14 SEPTEMBER - KAISER CHIEFS, ELLIE GOULDING, RYAN ADAMS, THE VAMPS, RIZZLE KICKS, JAMES BLUNT, DIVERSITY AND MILITARY WIVES CHOIRS TO PERFORM - FIVE HOUR MULTI-ARTIST CONCERT TO INCLUDE INVICTUS GAMES MEDAL PRESENTATIONS - BBC IS THE BROADCAST PARTNER - TICKETS AVAILABLE FROM 09:00AM FRIDAY 1 AUGUST The Invictus Games, presented by...

2014-07-31 23:12:57

Tigerspike, the global enterprise software and user experience technology company, has announced the appointment of Alex Burke as its Global CEO. Previously Tigerspike’s Asia Pacific CEO, Burke will centralise and coordinate operations across the eight Tigerspike offices in San Francisco, New York, London, Dubai, Singapore, Tokyo, Sydney and Melbourne. (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Burke will assume responsibility for bringing global efficiencies to the organization, lead the company’s...

2014-07-31 23:08:04

Transport for London awards six-year maintenance and technology upgrade deal for south-east London worth $85 million San Diego, Calif. (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Cubic (ITMS), a subsidiary of Cubic Transportation Systems, has announced a contract with Transport for London (TfL) worth some $85 million at current exchange rates over the initial six-year term to keep traffic moving in a vital part of the capital. It will maintain and expand the use of intelligent traffic signals, as well as new...

2014-07-31 23:03:25

I Repair Mac's, the Apple Repair Specialist, has opened a new flagship repair shop in Central London to cater to thousands of people working in the Central London and the City Area. London, City of London, Essex, Surrey, Kent (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 I Repair Mac's launches new flagship repair service centre in Central London. There are thousands of people working in Central London and the Financial City Area, however, there is hardly any professional repair shop with a High Street...

2014-07-31 08:37:16

ANTWERP, Belgium and LONDON, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- genae, a global Contract Research Organization (CRO) and services provider for the medical industries, announced today the incorporation of genae UK in London. The United Kingdom has one of the largest medical device markets in the world. It was valued at USD 8.9 billion in 2012 and it is projected to increase by a CAGR of 6.0% until 2017. Health expenditure was estimated at USD 234 billion in 2012, equal to...

2014-07-31 08:31:35

LONDON, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TinderUs, a consultancy business for legendary dating app Tinder, have launched a $50 service to help Tinder users maximise their potential. TinderUs was launched by 25-year-old London based entrepreneur Michael Raven, initially as a joke, but the service saw immediate interest and gained traction via large online and offline press coverage. Raven said: "It's no coincidence that TinderUs took off. I run Catch London...


Latest LONDON Reference Libraries

siir_001_php
2012-06-14 09:51:23

Symbol: SIIR Group: Dicot Family: Brassicaceae Duration: Annual Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    I HI    I Synonyms:   NOIR Norta irio (L.) Britton Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AZ, CA, CO, FL, HI, MI, NM, NV, NY, PA, TX, UT Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision  ...

plac2_002_pvp
2012-06-14 12:47:29

Symbol: PLHY3 Group: Dicot Family: Platanaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Tree Native Status: L48    I CAN    I Synonyms:   PLAC2 Platanus acerifolia (Aiton) Willd. Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:NY Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants...

Acabaria_rubra
2012-04-03 14:36:01

The Multicolored Sea Fan, (Acabaria rubra), is a species of coral in the family Melithaeidae. It is only found around the South African coast from Bloubergstrand to East London. It is found at depths of 33 to 100 feet in its habitat, which are vertical surfaces on reefs and under overhangs, usually orientated perpendicularly to the water flow. Sea fan colonies grow to about 12 inches high, with branches between branches no more than 0.15 inches in length. It is bushy with thin cylindrical...

39_7c4011a4d1be044467360ab4ecaf9a55
2007-03-26 12:19:08

The Raccoon butterflyfish, Chaetodon lunula, also known as crescent-masked or Lunule butterflyfish, is a butterflyfish of the family Chaetodontidae found in the Indo-Pacific oceans from East Africa to the Hawaiian, Marquesan, and Ducie islands, north to southern Japan, south to Lord Howe and Rapa islands, and also in the southeast Atlantic from East London, South Africa, at depths down to 98.43 ft (30 m). Its length is up to 7.87 in (20 cm). The Raccoon butterflyfish is a nocturnal species...

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Word of the Day
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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