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2014-07-18 12:26:32

LONDON, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- One in three micro-firms helpless in the face of cybercrime Small businesses in the UK are woefully unprepared for an IT security breach despite relying increasingly on mobile devices and storing critical information on computers, according to new study by Kaspersky Lab. A third (31 per cent) says they would not know what to do if they had an IT security breach tomorrow, four in ten say they would struggle to recover...

2014-07-18 08:22:24

LONDON, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Show organisers announce 10,000 attendees and 7% increase in seniority of attendees at this year's exhibition. Facilities Show has celebrated its 15th year in style, with a 16% increase in stand space and over 10,000 attendees. The move from the NEC Birmingham to London ExCeL was long in the planning and keenly anticipated, with over 100 brand new exhibitors attracted to the event. Show organisers...

2014-07-18 04:20:46

LONDON, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It is imperative that oil and gas companies formulate a robust management systems across their supply chain to adapt to the wave of complexities of their business operations, risk and regulation compliance. By implementing operational excellence best practices the results can improve machine uptime, increase facility capacity, lower maintenance and production costs - resulting in increasing profits. Discover more about operational...

2014-07-18 04:20:19

LONDON, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sky Electrical, the Twickenham-based electrical contractors, has added the Mercedes Benz Smart ForTwo Electric Drive (Smart ED) to their fleet. The fittingly electric-powered , eco-friendly vehicle will transport electricians across London to carry out electrical inspections, repairs and installations as well as to zip to any electrical emergencies. Not only kind to the environment, the compact Smart ED comes packed with benefits from...

2014-07-17 12:27:49

LONDON, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Togethera V2.0 launches today for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. Togethera [http://www.togethera.com ] is a simple, private social network for all generations in your family and the groups of people who matter most to you. The app lets you share photos, videos and updates in absolute privacy and across different devices. Privacy is the default for all users: there are no public profiles and any content that is posted is...

2014-07-17 08:35:07

DEAL ACCELERATES SUITECOMMERCE MOMENTUM AND INCREASES NETSUITE INVESTMENT IN EUROPE LONDON and SAN MATEO, Calif., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NetSuite Inc. (NYSE: N), the industry's leading provider of cloud-based financials / ERP and omnichannel commerce software suites, today announced the acquisition of London-based Venda, a leading provider of ecommerce solutions for an undisclosed amount. NetSuite's acquisition of Venda, one of the world's leading pioneers in and providers of...

2014-07-17 08:25:10

LONDON, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CEM IQ have teamed up with Jim Marous, publisher of Retail Banking Strategies for The Financial Brand, to put together this new infographic looking at current and future trends in customers' loyalty, engagement, and satisfaction specifically in the banking industry from the world's leading banks. You can access the infographic here: http://bit.ly/CEM_infographic If you have any trouble downloading the file please email...

2014-07-17 08:22:50

Deal Supports Strategy of Linking Price and Fundamentals to Provide Unique Insights LONDON, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Platts, a leading global energy, petrochemicals, metals and agriculture information provider, announced today that it has acquired London-based Eclipse Energy Group, a privately owned provider of data and analysis on the European gas, power and global liquefied natural gas (LNG) markets. The acquisition will enable Platts, a business of McGraw Hill Financial...

2014-07-16 04:22:06

LONDON, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OK Cigs has just been voted the most preferred electronic cigarette for 'taste and feel' in an independent consumer survey. Zero Six conducted the research to determine the product preferences of existing and potential electronic cigarette users. Participants tried the UK's top five brands: E-Lites, Njoy, Vype, OK, and Nicolites and rated each for flavour and feel using similar nicotine strength disposable e-cigs for each. OK easily...

2014-07-16 00:21:12

LONDON, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- First Educational Film on Synthetic Cannabis Launched The Angelus Foundation, the legal highs awareness charity, today launched the first ever educational film in the UK for young people showing the harms from synthetic cannabis. The film was made in conjunction with KCA Young Persons' Services and is presented by stand -up comic Jeff Leach - it portrays two young men, Jack and Will, who have had suffered physical and mental health...


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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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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