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2014-10-28 08:30:43

OSLO, Norway, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TIDAL, the first high fidelity lossless music streaming service with HD music videos and curated editorial, today announced the launch and availability of its service in the U.S. and UK. The ideal service for those who care about quality, TIDAL welcomes music lovers to enjoy its extensive library of 25 million-plus tracks, 75,000 music videos, and curated editorial articles, features and interviews written by experts. Ad free and available now for...

2014-10-10 20:20:16

DUBLIN, Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In an unprecedented move, the European Commission requested an urgent meeting between the European Union and the United States to discuss Norwegian Air International's pending application for a foreign air carrier permit before the U.S. Department of Transportation. The extraordinary meeting, which is being requested by the Commission on behalf of the European Union as a party to the U.S-EU Open Skies Agreement, sends a clear message that the...

2014-09-29 08:20:56

Norwegian carrier uses mobile EFB services to operate efficiently in challenging terrain ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wideroe, a leading regional carrier of Scandinavia, recently gained authorization to operate in a paperless environment, using Jeppesen FliteDeck Pro electronic flight bag (EFB) solutions delivered through iPad and Aviobook EFB software. Jeppesen, a part of Boeing Commercial Aviation Services, helped Wideroe gain the fully digital Civil Aviation...

2014-09-29 04:20:19

BERGEN, Norway and SUNNYVALE, Calif., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- E-navigation pioneer NAVTOR has signed an agreement with maritime weather routing specialist Applied Weather Technology (AWT) that will see the two companies integrating their services to offer the ultimate in route planning and decision making tools. As a result of the deal, AWT's market leading routing and optimisation systems will now be offered on NAVTOR's recently launched NavStation software....

2014-09-22 08:30:43

NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION IN OR INTO AUSTRALIA, JAPAN OR ANY OTHER JURISDICTION IN WHICH THE DISTRIBUTION OR RELEASE WOULD BE UNLAWFUL OSLO, Norway, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mitsubishi Corporation ("MC") announces today that it has reached an agreement with the Oslo Stock Exchange-listed company Cermaq ASA ("Cermaq" or the "Company") to launch a recommended voluntary cash tender offer (the "Offer") for 100% of the shares (the "Shares") of the Company. A cash consideration of NOK 96...

2014-09-18 08:34:40

OSLO, Norway, September 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Malicious hacking, bit rot and data corruption; the challenges are immense when it comes to securing digital data. Then how can long-term access to our digital heritage be assured? Norwegian company Piql has found the answer by reinventing the use of a well-known storage medium. There is a worldwide concern about the lack of technologies truly suited for long-term preservation of digital data. Magnetic storage medium are...

2014-09-12 12:25:21

DUBLIN, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Breast Cancer Screening (Mammography, MRI & Ultrasound) Market & Forecast - Worldwide" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women in both the developed and developing world. Worldwide Breast Cancer Screening Market was in double digit Billion US$ for 2013. United States is the leading market for breast...

2014-09-08 08:29:41

BERGEN, Norway, September 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BerGenBio AS ("BerGenBio" or the "Company"), an oncology biopharmaceutical company, today announces that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has issued United States Patent 8,735,064 covering a method for creating and identifying functional interference RNA (RNAi) molecules (1). RNAis are recombinant nucleic acid molecules that have the ability to specifically down-regulate an expressed target gene in vivo....

2014-09-04 08:22:55

HOUSTON, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Baker Hughes Incorporated (NYSE: BHI) and Aker Solutions (OSE: AKSO) announced today that they have received the necessary regulatory approvals for the Subsea Production Alliance announced in April 2014. Earlier this year, Baker Hughes and Aker Solutions agreed to form an alliance to develop technology for production solutions designed to boost output, increase recovery rates and reduce costs for subsea fields. The alliance combines Aker...

2014-09-03 16:31:05

LONDON, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Upholstered furniture: world market outlook 2014https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/1054343/Upholstered-furniture-world-market-outlook-2014.html This report provides an overview of the world upholstered furniture industry, with statistical data on production, consumption, imports, exports and forecasts 2013-2014 for 70 upholstered furniture markets.The growth of upholstered furniture imports...


Latest Norway Reference Libraries

Erik The Red
2014-01-06 11:48:00

Known as Erik the Red, Erik Thorvaldsson is remembered in medieval and Icelandic saga sources as having founded the first Norse settlement in Greenland. The Icelandic tradition signifies that he was born in Rogaland, Norway. The designation “the Red” probably refers to his hair or his beard color. Leif Ericson, the well-known Icelandic explorer, was Erik’s son. When Erik the Red’s father was exiled from Norway due to manslaughter, he sailed west from Norway accompanied by...

Leif Ericson
2014-01-06 10:25:39

Leif Ericson was a Norse explorer seen as the first European to land in North America nearly 500 years prior to Christopher Columbus. According to the Sagas of Icelanders, he established a Norse settlement at Vinland, identified with the Norse L’Anse aux Meadows on the northern point of Newfoundland in modern-day Canada. It is believed that Leif was born in Iceland around the 970’s - the son of father Erik the Red, an explorer and outlaw from Western Norway. Erik founded the first...

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2012-06-14 13:05:09

Symbol: PIAB Group: Gymnosperm Family: Pinaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Tree Native Status: L48    I CAN    I Synonyms:   PIEX2 Picea excelsa (Lam.) Link Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:CT, IL, KY, MA, ME, MN, NH, NJ, NY, OH, PA, RI, VA, VT, WI, WV Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants...

2012-06-15 06:43:59

Symbol: HYNO4 Group: Moss Family: Amblystegiaceae Growth Habit: Nonvascular Native Status: NA    N Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Division   Bryophyta – Mosses Subdivision   Musci Class   Bryopsida – True mosses Subclass   Bryidae Order   Hypnales Family   Amblystegiaceae Genus   Hygrohypnum Lindb. – hygrohypmum moss Species   Hygrohypnum...

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2012-06-18 07:33:16

Symbol: CANO2 Group: Monocot Family: Cyperaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Graminoid Native Status: L48    N AK    N CAN    N GL    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AK, CA, CO, ID, MI, MN, NM, NV, OR, UT, WA, WI, WY Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision  ...

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Word of the Day
ambsace
  • Bad luck; misfortune.
  • The smallest amount possible or the most worthless thing.
The word 'ambsace' comes from a Latin word meaning 'both'.