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2014-06-17 04:21:06

LONDON, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Facebook PMD and Twitter Marketing Platform Partner to support media agencies and advertisers in Germany Following the successful expansion into the APAC region, the London-based company with global presence announced its opening of a new office in Germany. Leading agencies and advertisers in Germany can thus not only use Upcast to manage Facebook and Twitter ad campaigns but also benefit from the expertise of the social adtech firm...

2014-06-16 23:07:10

Video Insight Version 6 of its award-winning software will be on display at one of the world's largest security industry trade show, IFSEC International in London. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 Video Insight–a leading developer of enterprise IP video surveillance software–will showcase version 6 of its award-winning product at IFSEC International in London this week, June 17-19. Hosted at the ExCeL London Exhibition and Convention Centre, IFSEC International is the largest...

2014-06-16 16:22:28

Elegant timepiece made with the finest quality materials gearing up to launch Kickstarter campaign LONDON, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- A new watch designed to showcase real-time football scores is setting up to launch its campaign on the popular crowdfunding website Kickstarter. Created by experienced watchmaker and designer Richard Hoptroff, Hotblack is the first luxury watch of its kind that displays both time and football results simultaneously in analog fashion. (Photo:...

2014-06-16 16:21:39

LONDON, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Prices in the $3-trillion-plus global petrochemicals market slipped $3 per million metric ton (/mt) in May, marking the fourth consecutive month of price declines, according to the just-released monthly Platts Global Petrochemical Index (PGPI). The PGPI is a benchmark basket of seven widely used petrochemicals and is published by Platts, a leading global energy, petrochemicals and metals information provider and a top source of benchmark price...

2014-06-16 12:25:12

- New for 2014: Redesigned mobile fan experience; enhanced SlamTracker analytics; and new Wimbledon Social Command Centre powered by IBM SoftLayer cloud LONDON, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) is marking its 25 year partnership with The Championships, Wimbledon, by bringing tennis fans even closer to the prestigious event, with new ways to access and interact with the latest Championships news and court-side action as it happens....

2014-06-16 08:32:19

LONDON and WINDSOR, England, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ross Williams, CEO and Co-founder of Global Personals Ltd [http://globalpersonals.co.uk ], one of the fastest growing digital media companies worldwide, has been crowned Young Director of the Year by the Institute of Directors (IoD), the company announced today. The IoD Director of the Year awards recognise outstanding leadership from across the UK. The 'Young Director' category acknowledges the achievements of...

2014-06-16 08:23:15

Fund Oversubscribed; Reaches US$2.5 billion Hard Cap GREENWICH, Conn., HOUSTON, LONDON, and HONG KONG, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- First Reserve, the largest global private equity and infrastructure investment firm exclusively focused on energy, today announced the closing of its second energy infrastructure fund, First Reserve Energy Infrastructure Fund II, L.P. ("FREIF II" or "the Fund"). Formally launched just eight months ago, the Fund was oversubscribed beyond its initial...

2014-06-16 04:21:55

LONDON, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OpenDesk, the five person UK start-up that aims to disrupt the global market for furniture, is today launching a crowdfunding campaign allowing anyone in the UK to get a stake in a business with global aspirations. The start-up, which is less than one year old, has already built a global footprint, selling in 37 countries through a network of over 200 professional workshops. The revolutionary idea behind OpenDesk is local making....

2014-06-16 04:21:43

LONDON, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) are a critical driver of economic growth in the UK, employing 14.4 million people with a combined turnover of GBP1.6 billion - some 48.1% of total private sector turnover. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140616/691301 ) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130723/629764-a ) With this in mind, UBM Live is bringing together 45,000 people next week - June...

2014-06-16 04:21:16

LONDON, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Whittington's Tea Emporium http://www.wtea-emporium.co.uk Whittington's Tea Emporium joins the noodle house London to present "WTE joins You Me and Tea at TNH", a series of unique tea tasting and food pairing events. London based, Whittington's Tea Emporium is the online home of fine tea, with an extensive selection of top tea brands delivered in just one simple...


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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