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2014-09-29 16:28:46

ALPHARETTA, Ga., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LexisNexis(®) Risk Solutions today announced its inaugural HPCC Systems Developer Contest. Developers and other technical professionals have the opportunity to demonstrate how they leveraged HPCC Systems to solve either a Big Data or Complex Query problem. HPCC Systems(®) is the company's open-source, enterprise-proven platform for big data analysis and processing for large volumes of data in 24/7 environments. "We look forward to learning...

2014-09-25 04:20:46

LONDON, September 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Users of the ICIS Dashboard are now able to track data for the petrochemical, energy and fertilizer markets via their smart phones, using the new mobile web app ICIS, the world's largest petrochemical market information supplier and independent authority on global energy markets, has launched a mobile web app which enables its customers to view price assessments, breaking news and market reports via their smart phones....

2014-09-24 23:05:36

13 “Best of” placements with four products earning top honors in the Legal Research, Docket Management and Managed Services categories. New York, NY/ Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 LexisNexis® Legal & Professional (lexisnexis.com), a leading provider of content and technology solutions, announced today that four of its products and services were recognized as category leaders in the Fifth Annual New York Law Journal Reader Rankings survey, with a total of 13 “Best...

2014-09-24 08:26:30

AMSTERDAM, September 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- First issue now available online on ScienceDirect Elsevier [http://www.elsevier.com ], a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and solutions, is pleased to announce the launch of a new journal: Sensing and Bio-Sensing Research. Published as an open access journal and adding to Elsevier's Analytical Chemistry portfolio of journals, Sensing and Bio-Sensing...

2014-09-22 04:20:43

NEW YORK and LONDON, September 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ICIS Chemical Business is pleased to announce that US-based Eastman Chemical has been named the ICIS Company of the Year. The selection was based on margin performance and year-on-year growth in a number of financial metrics in 2013. "We congratulate Eastman Chemical and CEO Mark Costa for outstanding growth in profits and sales in 2013, as well as operating margins," said Joseph Chang, Global Editor of...

2014-09-16 04:20:36

SINGAPORE, September 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- East Asian spot LNG prices climbed sharply between late August and mid-September amid growing global competition for FOB (free on board) volumes and a deteriorating outlook for alternatives to gas-fired generation in Japan. The October '14 EAX contract closed at $13.381/MMBtu on 15 September, marking a $1.781/MMBtu rise since it became the front month contract on 18 August. The November contract climbed by $2.437/MMBtu over...

2014-09-12 23:06:47

Katz Stepp Wright & Fleming, LLC attorney rated AV for ethics and ability by leading attorney rating service Martindale-Hubbell Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 Georgia attorney Lyn B. Dodson was recently rated AV by Martindale-Hubbell for her work on behalf of injury victims and their families. The Martindale rating system is the oldest and most respected in the industry, and is determined solely from the confidential opinions of lawyers that are familiar with another...

2014-09-11 08:25:23

OXFORD, England, September 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Supporting the materials community together with world experts Elsevier [http://www.elsevier.com ], a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, is pleased to announce that, together with leading experts in the field, it has established the Elsevier Materials Science Council [http://www.materialstoday.com/council ]: a discipline-specific initiative to...

2014-09-11 08:24:56

CANBERRA, Australia, September 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Third time consecutive selection underscores Scopus' continuing relevance and value in supporting research excellence in Australia Elsevier [http://www.elsevier.com ], a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced that the Australian Research Council (ARC) [http://www.arc.gov.au/default.htm ] has selected Scopus...

2014-09-11 08:22:09

LONDON, September 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of the series of free market information ICIS [http://www.icis.com/energy ] provides, we will be hosting a webinar on Tuesday 16th September at 3pm (GMT) Russian independent natural gas producers, such as NOVATEK and oil incumbent Rosneft, led by powerful political figures are squeezing gas major Gazprom on the domestic market. Following the liberalisation of Russian LNG exports in November 2013 voices are heard calling...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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