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2014-09-29 23:01:39

OZshoppe, the latest addition to the online shopping sector in Australia is embarking into an expansion exercise in the coming months. OZshoppe offers all types of electrical products which are specifically targeted for consumers in Australia with a strong focus on LED-based lighting and products. Melbourne, Victoria (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 LED has been one of the most exciting technologies to be introduced in the electrical appliances market around the world. This platform has taken...

2014-09-25 23:05:41

Land tricks, collect power-ups and avoid a wipe out in this addictive, turbo charged surf adventure. Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 Gamers, surfers and retro arcade junkies alike are invited to ride the virtual waves of Surfy, an all-new endless-runner from the Australian app development studio DreamWalk Interactive. Surfy is DreamWalk Interactive’s latest independent mobile game following the very successful launch of their top-rated music app Jam for iPhone. With...

2014-09-25 23:05:36

Over the past five years, growth in revenue has been propelled by higher private health insurance prices and membership numbers. For this reason, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated its report on the Health Insurance industry in Australia. Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 The Health Insurance industry is an integral part of the Australian health system, providing coverage to almost 47.0% of the population. Health insurers generate revenue from the sale of health...

2014-09-23 08:38:37

Australian tech company announces latest milestone MELBOURNE, Australia, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Envato's community members continue to thrive, with the Melbourne-based tech company paying out in excess of $200 million to their 4 million community members. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140923/147803Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140923/147804 CEO Collis Ta'eed announced in late 2013 that community earnings had reached $140 million. These have...

2014-09-20 23:00:26

A large proportion of waste generated by households and businesses continues to be treated and disposed of in landfill. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated its report on Waste Treatment and Disposal Services industry in Australia. Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) September 21, 2014 Increases in household, construction and commercial waste levels are contributing to greater waste treatment volumes. However, government regulations and higher landfill disposal costs...

2014-09-19 23:01:01

Reduced demand for industry services has prompted many redundancies and fragmented the industry. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated its report on Fire and Security Alarm Installation Services industry in Australia. Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) September 20, 2014 The growth of the Fire and Security Alarm Installation Services industry in Australia has been limited over the past five years, as it has contended with subdued commercial construction activity due to...

2014-09-18 23:01:35

Rising electricity and water costs have supported demand for data centres, as industry services enable operators to pool servers and obtain greater energy efficiency. For this reason, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated its report on the Data Centres industry in Australia. Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 The Data Centres industry has grown steadily over the past five years, underpinned by the increasing prominence of cloud computing. Operators in the Data Centres...

2014-09-17 12:32:39

MELBOURNE, Australia, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Exablaze, the leading developer and manufacturer of ultra low latency network devices, today announced the company has joined the OpenPOWER Foundation, an open development community based on IBM's POWER microprocessor architecture. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140917/146757 Exablaze joins a growing list of innovative technology organizations working collaboratively with IBM to build and deliver advanced server, networking...

2014-09-13 23:00:15

High levels of health consciousness have prompted consumers to turn away from confectionery goods high in sugar and carbohydrates. For this reason, industry research firm IBISWorld has added a report on the Confectionery Manufacturing industry in Australia to its growing industry report collection. Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) September 14, 2014 Over the past five years, players in the Confectionery Manufacturing industry in Australia have shown signs of struggle. “The high sugar and...

2014-09-11 23:07:06

Hardware improvements in smartphones with built-in cameras have reduced demand for point-and-shoot cameras, as consumers have been able to capture quality photographs via their mobile devices. For this reason, industry research firm IBISWorld has added a report on the Online Camera and Camcorder Sales industry in Australia to its growing industry report collection. Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 Over the past five years, the Online Camera and Camcorder Sales industry in...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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