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2014-07-29 23:08:07

New analysis finds that outdated business models sank HBO Nordic’s chance for success. Sunnyvale, CA (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 According to new analysis from nScreenMedia, the leading analyst group covering media’s transition to multiscreen consumption models, the reason Netflix has a 29% penetration in Denmark, while HBO Nordic has just 4%, is that each service has radically different barriers to adoption. When the two services launched in October 2012, Netflix required subscribers to...

2014-06-24 08:21:20

Set to Debut in Spring 2015, Viking Star Meets Water for First Time LOS ANGELES, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Viking Ocean Cruises® (www.vikingoceancruises.com) today announced its first ship - the 930-passenger Viking Star - was "floated out," marking the latest major construction milestone, and the first time that the new ship touches water. The traditional ceremony took place on Monday, June 23, at Fincantieri's Marghera shipyard outside Venice, Italy. With a total of three sister ships...

2014-06-11 23:03:14

LifeScienceIndustryResearch.com adds Latest Report on “Market Snapshot: Glucose Monitoring Devices 2014 – Benelux and Scandinavia” to its store. Place a direct purchase order at http://www.lifescienceindustryresearch.com/purchase?rname=14397. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 This report provides quantitative analysis of the two glucose monitoring devices market segments: blood glucose meters and blood glucose test strips. The analysis includes market size data by revenue and volume...

2014-06-05 16:23:28

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MTS Systems Corporation (NASDAQ: MTSC), a leading global supplier of high-performance test systems and position sensors, today announced the receipt of a custom rock mechanics test system order from SINTEF to test the mechanical behavior of rock and rock masses. SINTEF is the largest independent contract research organization in Scandinavia. Founded in 1950, SINTEF is known for highly technical, multidisciplinary scientific research...

2014-06-03 04:22:26

STOCKHOLM, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aftermarket mobile service provider joins growing list of Blancco partners who are leaders in best practices for protecting end user information on mobile devices Blancco [http://www.blancco.com ], the global leader in data erasure and computer reuse solutions, announced that mCare is a new Gold Mobile Partner in Norway and Sweden. A provider of smartphone and tablet aftermarket services, mCare [http://www.mcare.no ] joins...

2014-05-15 08:42:35

Region's Top Exhibitor Selects IMAX as Anchor Attraction for Landmark Multiplex in Stockholm CANNES, France, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IMAX Corporation (NYSE: IMAX; TSX: IMX) and Nordic Cinema Group, the number one cinema company in Scandinavia, today announced an agreement to install an IMAX(®) theatre at its new SF Bio multiplex in the Mall of Scandinavia in Stockholm, Sweden opening in the fall of 2015. The deal marks the Company's first IMAX commercial multiplex agreement in...

Breakthrough On Understanding Demographic History Of Stone-Age Humans
2014-04-25 03:18:05

Uppsala University An international team led by researchers at Uppsala University and Stockholm University reports a breakthrough on understanding the demographic history of Stone-Age humans. A genomic analysis of eleven Stone-Age human remains from Scandinavia revealed that expanding Stone-age farmers assimilated local hunter-gatherers and that the hunter-gatherers were historically in lower numbers than the farmers. The study is published today, ahead of print, in the journal Science....

2014-04-24 16:31:30

COPENHAGEN, Denmark, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, more than 1,100 leading voices of the fashion industry from 34 countries were gathered in Copenhagen when the world's largest and most important event on sustainable fashion, Copenhagen Fashion Summit, took over the Danish capital. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140424/683698 ) The closing remarks have just been spoken on stage at the Copenhagen Opera House marking the end of the 2014...

2014-03-31 16:20:23

HOUSTON, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) is launching nonstop air service between Stavanger, Norway and George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) in Houston, beginning on August 20, 2014. The arrival of SAS is in direct response to requests from leading players in the oil and gas industry, asking for better connections between Norway, the rest of Scandinavia, and Houston, Texas, according to an announcement by Houston Airport System. "Houston...

2014-01-09 23:20:12

FirstDate, Scandinavia's fastest growing internet dating site, has been selected to sponsor Swedish national public television broadcaster. Stockholm, Sweden (PRWEB) January 09, 2014 FirstDate, the leading online dating site in Scandinavia, was among four national companies chosen to sponsor the independently owned public broadcasting network in Sweden. Swedish National Television is the largest public broadcaster in Scandinavia. Funded by a television license fee paid for by...


Latest Scandinavia Reference Libraries

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2008-05-22 20:38:52

The Eurohound originated in Scandinavia for the purpose of sled dog racing. The breed is a cross between a Pointer and an Alaskan Husky. Due to the fact that the breed comes from two unrelated yet tightly bred gene pools, it is often considered a hybrid. Those that are 50 percent crosses are optimal for sprint racing; those that have a higher percentage of Pointer are better suited for distance racing teams. The appearance of the Eurohound can vary due to its performance dog status. Those...

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2007-12-18 12:23:22

The Barbet is a medium-sized French gun dog. It is thought to be the source of the various water dog breeds, such as the Portuguese Water Dog, American Water Spaniel, and the Poodle. The Barbet weighs between 37 and 61 pounds and stands 20 to 25 inches tall, although breeders try to keep the Barbet's height toward the lower end of the scale. The coat of the Barbet is long, wooly, and curly. It can be black, chestnut, grey, fawn and white with or without markings. The breed is...

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drawcansir
  • A blustering, bullying fellow; a pot-valiant braggart; a bully.
This word is named for Draw-Can-Sir, a character in George Villiers' 17th century play The Rehearsal.
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