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2014-10-09 23:08:18

The Strategic Partnership between Lambda Solutions and Amazon Web Services will make Lambda’s Learning and Talent Management Solutions the only true cloud-based offering in North America Seattle, Washington (PRWEB) October 09, 2014 Lambda Solutions is thrilled to announce their recent partnership with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to offer future and existing clients with true cloud-based learning and talent management. Amazon Web Services is the leading cloud-computing hosting service...

2014-10-09 23:03:58

The North American Arthroscopic Devices market is anticipated to grow due to developments in visualization and monitoring equipment like arthroscopic devices in the region http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/north-america-arthroscopic-devices-5209569368.html (PRWEB) October 09, 2014 The North American arthroscopic devices report defines and segments the concerned market in North America with analysis and forecast of revenue. The arthroscopic devices market in North America is...

2014-10-09 12:24:12

Digital report highlights achievements for environment, customers and communities served throughout the U.S. and Canada JUNO BEACH, Fla., Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) today released its 2014 Corporate Responsibility Report, detailing numerous actions it has taken to invest responsibly in North America's energy future. The report catalogues the company's billions of dollars in clean energy investments, its low air emissions rates, and, at its Florida Power...

2014-10-09 12:23:42

LONDON, October 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In 2013, estimated consumption of soda ash reached a record of almost 54Mt following growth in most regions outside North America. Compared to 2004, when global consumption was 40.4Mt, it has grown at an average growth rate of 3.2%py. The growth rate started to fall in 2012 and this continued into 2013 as consumption in the major regional markets slowed. Capacity shift to China and the USA At the end of 2013, total active...

2014-10-09 12:23:17

Only U.S. glass container manufacturer to earn recognition MUNCIE, Ind., Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ardagh Group, a leading producer of glass containers for the food and beverage industries in the United States, was awarded five ENERGY STAR® plant certifications for superior energy performance from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). As a result of certifying five facilities in 2014, Ardagh Group has also received special recognition as a Member of the EPA's Certification...

2014-10-09 12:20:42

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- While Faurecia is known for its lightweight innovations in automotive systems, the company and its employees have proved to be heavyweights in their contributions toward relieving hunger in communities across North America. Faurecia, the sixth-largest auto supplier in the North America region, worked with its employees in Canada, Mexico and the U.S. to gather more than 1,528,831 million pounds of food during the month-long Faurecia Unites...

2014-10-09 12:20:37

Goodyear FUEL MAX LHD G505D Outperforms Leading Competitors In Fuel Efficiency AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Professional truck drivers traveled 421.3 billion miles of road in the United States last year - consuming more than 52 billion gallons of fuel along the way, according to data from the American Trucking Associations. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20050204/GTLOGO "Fuel is the average trucking fleet's top expense," said Brian Buckham, general manager, commercial...

2014-10-08 23:01:27

Automotive Interior Materials Market report focuses on the basis of types such as (fabrics, genuine leather, artificial PVC leather, synthetic leather, artificial PU leather and thermoplastic polymer) and regions (North America, Asia-Pacific, Europe and RoW), forecasting market size in terms of volume and value.(http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/automotive-interior-materials-advanced-technologies-and-global-market-89.html) (PRWEB) October 09, 2014 The new research report...

2014-10-08 16:25:18

LONDON, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Well intervention market in the North America is expected to reach $5.09 billion in 2018 with a CAGR of 11.9%. The North America is leading the well intervention market followed by Europe and Asia-Pacific.The United States is all set to surpass Middle East and Russia in terms of oil and gas production. Canada's oil sands have taken the country to energy super powers list. But, as the future may be bright, there is some reality check has to be done...

2014-10-08 12:24:16

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TMA Global, the largest organization dedicated to corporate renewal, announced the election of J. Scott Victor, SSG Capital Advisors, LLC, as its 2015 President. The announcement was made during The TMA Annual Conference on October 1 in Toronto, Canada. Victor's term will begin on January 1, 2015. "I am very excited to assume the key leadership role as TMA continues to expand its international presence and drive membership growth through...


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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  • To think; to imagine; to fancy.
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The word 'ween' comes from Middle English wene, from Old English wēn, wēna ("hope, weening, expectation"), from Proto-Germanic *wēniz, *wēnōn (“hope, expectation”), from Proto-Indo-European *wen- (“to strive, love, want, reach, win”).
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