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2014-07-16 23:02:20

Additional $4 million investment brings Series D total financing to $29 million Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 Sport Ngin, developers of the NGIN platform that powers youth and amateur sports in North America, announced today that it has received strategic investment from Taylor Corporation and Univision totaling $4 million as part of its now completed Series D round of financing. This investment and subsequent business relationships will help strengthen Sport Ngin’s foothold in...

2014-07-16 20:22:05

LONDON, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Pressure Pumping Market by Types (Hydraulic Fracturing, Cementing, Others), North America Resource Type (Conventional, Unconventional), North America Well Type (Horizontal, Vertical) & Geography - Global Trends & Forecasts to...

2014-07-16 12:26:14

LONDON, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:World Cement & Concrete Additives Markethttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/701866/World-Cement--Concrete-Additives-Market.html World demand to exceed $25 billion by 2017 World demand for cement and concrete additives is projected to surpass $25 billion by 2017. Although global growth in cement consumption is projected to decelerate somewhat, additive demand will increase considerably...

2014-07-16 08:34:13

DENVER, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Recipero is delighted to announce the appointment of Greg Post as President, North America and at the same time the opening of new offices in Denver, Colorado. Recipero specializes in device-led data solutions. This includes delivering critical intelligence to many organizations helping with fraud prevention, crime investigation, transaction verification, device due-diligence and registry building. The business' solutions...

2014-07-15 16:27:20

LONDON, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Type 2 Diabetes Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2160179/Type-2-Diabetes-Global-Clinical-Trials-Review-H1-2014.htmlType 2 Diabetes Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014SummaryGlobalData's clinical trial report, "Type 2 Diabetes Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014" provides data on the Type 2 Diabetes clinical trial scenario. This report...

2014-07-15 16:25:08

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Weston Weber, founder and owner of Celebrity Greens, today announced that former NHL legend and scratch golfer Jeremy Roenick, will become a part of the Celebrity Greens ownership group. Celebrity Greens, headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona, offers premium synthetic golf green design and construction services to professional and amateur golfers, private homeowners, landscape architects and general and specialty contractors...

2014-07-15 16:25:06

Vi Promoters Spearhead Sponsorship Program LOS ANGELES, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ViSalus, Inc., the company behind the #1 90-Day weight-loss and fitness challenge platform in North America, was selected the Official Nutrition and Wellness Sponsor of American Youth Football & Cheer, Inc. (AYF). Vi 1-Star Ambassador Vanessa Wilhelm (with spouse and former NFL player Matt Wilhelm) and Vi National Director Claudia Lugo independently ignited ViSalus' involvement in AYF....

Early Humans May Have Preyed On Elephant Ancestor Gomphothere
2014-07-15 12:58:30

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Gomphotheres, genetic relatives of the elephant, were thought to have roamed North America and became extinct long before humans reached the continent. But, according to a new study, researchers have uncovered evidence that North America’s earliest humans may have preyed on the ancient mammals. Published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, study researchers from the United States and Mexico found remains of...

2014-07-15 12:29:33

LONDON, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Autism Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2160177/Autism-Global-Clinical-Trials-Review-H1-2014.htmlAutism Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014SummaryGlobalData's clinical trial report, "Autism Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014" provides data on the Autism clinical trial scenario. This report provides elemental information and data relating to...

2014-07-15 12:21:44

Results based on nearly 19 million passenger responses worldwide MONTREAL, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Air Canada has been named Best Airline in North America in the Skytrax 2014 World Airline Awards at the Farnborough International Airshow. It is the fifth consecutive year Air Canada has been recognized as the best airline in North America and among the leading carriers of the world. The annual poll, based on surveys of nearly 19 million global passengers, is regarded as a key...


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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Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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