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2014-09-25 12:22:54

MIAMI, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EarlyShares, the online platform for private investing, today announced the launch of a $3 million convertible debt investment offering for Brammo, an electric vehicle technology company seeking to scale the business and execute on international expansion plans. More information about the investment opportunity is available by clicking here. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140925/148418 "We decided to host our capital raise on the...

2014-09-25 12:20:59

Brooklyn To Be First To Launch Point-To-Point Carsharing Service In New York City Area On October 25th AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CLICK TO TWEET: car2go Arrives in Brooklyn Oct. 25, First Point-To-Point Carsharing Service in NYC. Free Membership + Drive Time at Brooklyn.car2go.com car2go North America LLC, the fastest-growing global carsharing company, announced today that it will be launching its pioneering carsharing service in Brooklyn on October 25(th),...

2014-09-24 23:06:35

InfoTrends is pleased to announce a new study entitled Production Print Services in North America: Understanding Industry Transformation. Weymouth, MA (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 InfoTrends is pleased to announce a new study entitled Production Print Services in North America: Understanding Industry Transformation. This study provides insight on the impact of larger Print Service Providers (PSP’s) on the overall market in terms of impressions, revenue, and capital expenditures....

2014-09-24 23:05:17

Transparency Market Research has published a new report titled "Passive Optical Network (PON) Equipment Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends And Forecast 2013 - 2019" to its report database. Albany, New York (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 Passive optical network (PON) is a point to multipoint telecommunication network. PON is a fiber to home/premises (FFTH/FFTP) architecture which serves multi premises through unpowered optical splitters and a single...

2014-09-24 23:01:32

"District Energy in Cities Initiative" under the Global Energy Efficiency Accelerator Platform of Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL), a global initiative of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) launched at the UN Climate Summit in New York City New York City, New York (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 The International District Energy Association (IDEA) is proud to support the launch of the “District Energy in Cities Initiative” under the Global Energy Efficiency...

2014-09-24 20:22:22

NEW YORK, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jacobson Consulting Applications, Inc. (JCA), a leading technology consultancy for nonprofit organizations, and The Pricing Institute, the leading provider of pricing strategy to cultural organizations across North America, have signed an agreement to incorporate The Pricing Institute as a division of JCA. With this acquisition, JCA will substantially enhance its ability to help arts organizations optimize revenue through more effective...

2014-09-24 16:21:57

ReportsnReports.com adds "Catalyst Regeneration Market by Technology (Off-site regeneration and On-site regeneration), by Application (Refinery, Chemicals & Petrochemicals, and Others), by Region (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World) - Forecast till 2019" global research report to its store. DALLAS, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The catalyst regeneration market was estimated around $3.6 Billion in 2013, with the highest share of more than 60% held by...

2014-09-24 08:21:15

Company to invest $350 Million to upgrade its Lewisport, Kentucky facility to meet rapid growth in demand CLEVELAND, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aleris announced today that it will invest $350 million to upgrade capabilities at its aluminum rolling mill in Lewisport, Kentucky. The investment positions Aleris to meet anticipated significant growth in North American automotive demand as the industry pursues broader aluminum use for the production of lighter, more fuel-efficient...

2014-09-23 23:13:25

a2z, Inc is pleased to announce that IBEX will offer the ChirpE mobile app solution, for the third year in a row, to attendees of the International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX), the largest technical trade event for the marine industry in North America. Columbia, MD (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 a2z, Inc is pleased to announce that IBEX will offer the ChirpE mobile app solution, for the third year in a row, to attendees of the International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and...

2014-09-23 23:07:53

Car security systems market report provides a comprehensive analysis and insights on the passenger car security systems (both qualitative and quantitative). Asia-Oceania region is estimated to be biggest market in terms of value for passenger car security systems. (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/automotive-security-market-184165229.html) (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 The report "Car Security Systems Market by Type (Alarm, Immobilizer, Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) &...


Latest North America Reference Libraries

2014-10-16 10:41:37

The Jacob sheep, also known as the piebald sheep, is a breed of domestic sheep that developed without large amounts of human intervention, making it an heirloom or unimproved breed. Its exact origin is unknown, but it is known to have descended from some type of Old World sheep. Piebald or spotted sheep have been documented throughout history in many areas including the Mediterranean and the Far East. One account of this breed, possibly the oldest, includes the story of the Biblical figure...

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...

Corbicula fluminea
2013-10-11 11:17:31

Corbicula fluminea is a species of freshwater clam, an aquatic bivalve mollusk belonging to the family Corbiculidae. This species is originally from Asian origin, therefore it is often referred to as the Asian Clam or Asiatic Clam. Within the aquarium and koi pond trade it is frequently called the Golden Clam or Golden Freshwater Clam. Within southeast Asia its known as the Prosperity Clam or the Good Luck Clam. It has been introduced into many parts of the world such as North America...

Nintendo Wii U
2013-08-10 09:31:20

The Wii U is a video game console released on November 18, 2012, in North America, November 30, 2012 in the PAL region, and December 8, 2012 in Japan. It is manufactured by Nintendo to compete against the Sony PlayStation 4 and the Xbox One. As of March 31, 2013, 3.45 million Wii Us have been sold worldwide. In the US 400,000 units were sold in the first week of release. Over 40,000 units were sold on the first weekend in the UK, and in the month of December, over 600,000 were sold in...

Game Boy Micro
2013-08-04 07:34:17

The Game Boy Micro is a handheld gaming console released by Nintendo on September 13, 2005 in Japan, September 19, 2005 in North America, October 1, 2005 in China as the iQue, November 3, 2005 in Australia, November 4, 2005 in Europe and November 9,2005 in South Korea. It was officially unveiled on May 17, 2005 at a Nintendo press conference. Its predecessor is the Game Boy Advance SP and its successor is the Nintendo DS. It was discontinued on January 31, 2008 and has sold over 2.42...

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barghest
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