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2014-09-12 08:28:41

Premium In-Store Experience Allows Canadian Consumers to Interact with VIZIO Technologies at Best Buy and Future Shop Locations TORONTO, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VIZIO, the #1 Smart TV(1 )and Sound Bar company(2 )in the U.S., announced today the Canadian availability of its award-winning portfolio of HDTV and audio products at Best Buy and Future Shop locations throughout Canada as well as online at bestbuy.ca and futureshop.ca. Consumers can now visit retail locations across...

2014-09-12 08:22:06

TORONTO, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ontario, Canada is now home to North America's largest power plant fuelled completely by biomass. The Atikokan Generating Station conversion is complete and the station is now generating electricity and helping meet local power needs in northwestern Ontario. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140911/145554 Atikokan Generating Station, which employs 70 full-time workers, burned its last coal two years ago, on Sept. 11, 2012. Conversion of the station...

2014-09-11 23:13:29

The Global Air Traffic Control equipment market is estimated to be at $4160.2 million in 2014 and expected to register a CAGR of 4.82% to reach $5519.5 million by 2020. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/air-traffic-control-equipment-market-159216929.html (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 The report provides an in-depth analysis of the "Air Traffic Control Equipment Market by product types (Communication, Navigation, and Surveillance), by Geography (North America, Europe, Latin...

2014-09-11 23:03:53

The North America Torque Sensor Market report defines and segments the market for torque sensors in North America with analysis and forecast of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/north-america-torque-sensor-4953569252.html (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 The North America Torque Sensor Market report defines and segments the market for torque sensors in North America with analysis and forecast of revenue. Browse through the TOC of the North America Torque Sensor Market...

2014-09-11 20:20:13

ReportsnReports.com adds "Unmanned Ground Vehicle Market by Application (Commercial, Defense, & Homeland Security), Technology (Tethered, Tele-operated, Semi-autonomous, Fully-autonomous), Payload (Fixed, Role Specific), Type (Locomotion, Size, Weapons, Energy Source) & by Geography (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, the Middle East, Latin America, Africa) - Forecasts & Analysis (2014-2020)" global research report to its store. DALLAS, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ --...

2014-09-11 16:25:48

LONDON, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Healthcare Business Intelligence (BI) Market by Function (Reporting, OLAP, Monitoring), Application (Clinical & Financial), Technology (Traditional, Cloud, Mobile), End User (Hospitals, Clinics, ACO, HIE, Payers) - Trends & Global Forecasts to...

2014-09-11 16:25:36

LONDON, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Egg Processing & Equipment Market by Type (Dried, Liquid, and Frozen Egg Product), by Application (Bakery, Confectionery, Dairy Product, Ready-to-Eat, Soups & Sauces, and Others), and Equipment, by Geography - Global Trends & Forecast to...

2014-09-11 12:31:36

Self-paced eLearning Revenues in North America are the Highest in the World According to a New Ambient Insight Report SEATTLE, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The revenues for Self-paced eLearning in North America reached $24.4 billion in 2013. Revenues will reach $27.9 billion by 2018, according to a new report by Ambient Insight called "2013-2018 North America Self-paced eLearning Market." North America is the most mature market in the world with a modest five-year compound...

2014-09-11 12:24:43

School system invests in students to help them complete their education and move into creative careers PITTSBURGH, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Art Institutes, a system of over 50 schools across North America offering programs in design, fashion, media arts and culinary, today announced a new and innovative program to help reduce students' debt, encourage smart borrowing, and improve the affordability of higher education. The Art Grant gives students the opportunity to earn and...

2014-09-11 12:20:50

Site to employ 410 people in support of customer programs AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Faurecia, North America's sixth-largest automotive supplier, today announced it will start construction this year on a plant in Simpsonville, Kentucky. The facility will employ 410 people in the area. Production is scheduled to begin in February, 2016. "We are very pleased to begin construction at the Greenfield site in Simpsonville and to welcome hundreds of new associates...


Latest North America Reference Libraries

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...

Brown Bear, Ursus arctos
2013-05-17 22:30:23

The brown bear (Ursus arctos) can be found in North America and northern areas of Eurasia. There are sixteen recognized subspecies of the brown bear. This is the most widely distributed species of bear in the world, although its range is shrinking. Its range includes the Alaska and a few other areas of the United States, areas of Russia, and Romania and other areas of the Carpathian region, as well as Canada, Sweden, Finland, and the Balkans. The brown bear derives its common name from the...

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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
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