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2014-07-25 04:21:45

MALVERN, England, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Malvern Instruments Ltd (Malvern, UK) has today announced that it has completed the acquisition of MicroCal from GE Healthcare Life Sciences and has also purchased the Archimedes particle characterization system from Affinity Biosensors LLC (Santa Barbara, CA). Both of these developments extend Malvern's portfolio of analytical solutions for the rapidly advancing biopharmaceutical industry. (Photo:...

2014-07-24 20:24:09

NEW YORK, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Web Services provider, ResellerClub has announced a brand new hosting promotion where its resellers can benefit from Free Hosting for the first month on the company's new server locations - United Kingdom, Hong Kong & Turkey. This promotion comes shortly after the company expanded its geo-located hosting offering to Servers in Hong Kong & Turkey. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130522/614177 ) This...

2014-07-24 16:22:29

EnerCare has jointly served with Direct Energy more than one million home services and water heater rental customers in Ontario for 12 years HOUSTON, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Direct Energy, one of North America's largest energy and energy-related services providers, today announced an agreement with EnerCare for the sale of the Direct Energy-branded home and small commercial services business in Ontario to EnerCare for $550 million (CAD). Direct Energy and EnerCare have jointly...

2014-07-24 12:21:05

MAM Software to provide next-generation Point-of-Sale System to replace GBMS BARNSLEY, England, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MAM Software Group, Inc. (NASDAQ Capital Market: MAMS) (the "Company" or "MAM"), a leading global provider of on-premise and cloud-based business management solutions for the auto parts, tire and vertical distribution industries, today announced it has been selected by The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company to provide its next-generation Point-of-Sale (POS)...

2014-07-24 08:43:21

Conference Call Scheduled for August 11, 2014 at 9:00 ET NETANYA, Israel, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cellcom Israel Ltd. (NYSE: CEL) (TASE: CEL) (hereinafter: the "Company"), announced today that it will be releasing its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014 on Monday, August 11, 2014, before the US markets open. The Company will be hosting a conference call at 9:00 am ET (6:00 am PT, 14:00 UK time, 16:00 Israel time). On the call, management...

2014-07-24 08:32:31

KANSAS CITY, Mo., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DST Systems, Inc. (NYSE: DST) reported consolidated net income of $137.8 million ($3.34 per diluted share) for the second quarter 2014 compared to $78.5 million ($1.77 per diluted share) for the second quarter 2013. Consolidated net income for the six months ended June 30, 2014 was $238.2 million ($5.70 per diluted share) compared to $171.7 million ($3.81 per diluted share) for the six months ended June 30, 2013. Taking into account certain...

2014-07-23 23:19:43

Quote Seal, a leading cost quotes provider has welcomed emerging small businesses to leverage on its quotes services for an exciting and remarkable prospect of saving up to 47% on business telephone systems in the coming months. London, UK (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Quote Seal, a leading cost quotes provider has welcomed emerging small businesses to leverage on its quotes services for an exciting and remarkable prospect of saving up to 47% on business telephone systems in the coming months....

2014-07-23 23:11:45

uk-topseos.com has named Cresconnect as the fourth best search engine marketing service in the UK for July 2014. (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 uk-topseos.com has reported the rankings of the 30 best SEO agencies in the UK for July 2014. Cresconnect has been named the fourth best agency due to their strong performance during the uk-topseos.com in-depth evaluation process. The ratings are released each month to assist buyers of search marketing services in selecting reputable agencies. These firms...

2014-07-23 23:08:41

Recently, LunaDress has unveiled its collection of short summer beach wedding dresses for the UK market. Additionally, these outfits are now offered with huge discounts, from 20 to 70 percent off. (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 Throughout the month of July, LunaDress, a well-known wedding dress manufacturer and retailer, has announced plenty of new items. Also, it is hosting a couple of promotions on its website. Recently, the company has unveiled its collection of short summer beach wedding...

2014-07-23 23:05:27

Researchmoz.us announces addition of new report "Digital Media: Global Industry Guide" to its database. Albany, NY (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 Global Digital Media industry guide provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market size (value 2009-13, and forecast to 2018). The guide also contains descriptions of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market. To Browse a Full Report with...


Latest United Kingdom Reference Libraries

Cumberland Pig
2014-08-15 11:16:52

The Cumberland pig is a breed of domestic pig that was developed in Northern areas of England. It was once used for the meat industry, specifically for use in local delicacies like Cumberland ham or sausage, but it went extinct in 1960 after leaner meat became popular. It is thought that the breed was developed the course of a few hundred years in Westmorland and Cumberland. It was a close relative of the Old Yorkshire pig and had a heavy build that helped it withstand the harsh weather in...

Essex Pig
2014-08-15 09:52:55

The Essex pig, also known simply as the Essex, is a breed of domestic pig that was developed in the United Kingdom. Like other British breeds of pig, it is thought that the ancestor to the Essex was developed by breeding local pigs in area denoted in its name. The original Essex, also known as the Old Essex, was small in size and black and white in color. This breed was easy and cheap to keep, so it was highly popular among locals. By the nineteenth century, the Old Essex was improved by...

Gloucestershire Old Spots
2014-08-13 14:19:02

The Gloucestershire old spots or GOS, known by many other names including the Gloucester, old spot, or Gloucester old spot, is a breed of domestic pig that was developed in England. This breed is similar to the Cumberland pig both genetically and physically and is related to the Lincolnshire Curley coat. Because pigs were once considered to be animals that should belong to peasants, there were no pedigree records until 1885. This breed was the first spotted pig breed to hold a pedigree and...

Thoroughbred
2014-08-12 13:54:44

The Thoroughbred is a breed of horse that was developed in England during the reigns of King Charles II, King William III, Queen Anne, and King George I. The foundation stallions of the breed, two Arabians and one unknown breed, were imported in the late seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries, and although nearly 160 Oriental stallions were used in its development, these three horses were the most prominent. These were bred to native mares from various breed, including the Irish Hobby,...

British White Cattle
2014-07-12 11:57:42

The British White is a breed of cattle with a confirmed history during the 1600s but may have originated before that. Its exact origin is unknown but herds of the British White were found in Britain and Ireland dating back centuries. Original herds were kept in the Park of Whalley Abbey in the Forest of Bowland near Clitheroe. During the 1800s most of the cattle were transported to Norfolk and sold in small lots, mainly to nobility. In the early 1900s, only around 130 registered British...

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