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2014-07-30 08:40:24

65 percent of adult consumers unlikely to do business again with companies after financial data breach BALTIMORE, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Data breaches have a significant impact on whether a customer will interact with an organization again, according to new research from SafeNet, Inc., a global leader in data protection solutions. The global research surveyed over 4,500 adults across five of the world's largest economies - US, UK, Germany, Japan, and Australia. It found that nearly...

2014-07-30 08:39:45

CAMBRIDGE, England and BOSTON, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- iTrinegy, the leading provider of networked application performance solutions, has signed an agreement with AppTesto, a specialist network and application performance visibility specialist as a Value Added Reseller (VAR) for iTrinegy's award-winning network emulation, profiling and monitoring technology. AppTesto [http://www.apptesto.com ] combines business-experienced engineers, who have the knowledge and...

2014-07-30 08:35:28

GREENSBORO, N.C., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lorillard, Inc. (NYSE: LO) announced today its results for the quarter ended June 30, 2014. Second Quarter Highlights -- Reported (GAAP) diluted earnings per share remained flat at $0.83 per share compared to the second quarter of 2013. -- Adjusted (Non-GAAP) diluted earnings per share increased 3.7% over last year to $0.84. -- Cigarettes adjusted operating income (Non-GAAP) increased 4.2% over last year...

2014-07-30 08:28:31

LONDON, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aaj Tak, the number one Hindi News channel in India, is the latest channel to join the DESI pack on TVPlayer. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140730/699873) The launch of Aaj Tak on TVPlayer will enhance its channel reach via multi-platform viewing opportunities across web, mobile and tablet, making the channel available to a wider audience of the Indian population residing in the UK. Aaj Tak was...

2014-07-30 04:22:38

BISHOP'S STORTFORD, England, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientific Software Executive, Rusty Irving joins Dotmatics as Vice President, Head of North American Operations Dotmatics [http://www.dotmatics.com ], a leading provider of scientific informatics solutions and services, is pleased to announce Rusty Irving as the Head of North American Operations. Rusty brings two decades of extensive scientific background and significant experience in building successful global...

2014-07-30 00:20:21

LONDON, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Regional defence cooperation is actively being promoted by the key actors in the region who are hosting a number of exercises at battle group level over the coming months. These are dynamic times for Eastern Europe and the programme managers and service heads that will be championing armoured capability will be supporting the Armoured Vehicles Eastern Europe in September. http://www.armouredvehicleseasterneurope.com/news The...

2014-07-30 00:20:18

LONDON, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Senior representatives from international navies, Coast Guards and governments will be speaking at the 12th Annual Maritime Reconnaissance and Surveillance congress, a two-day conference addressing the challenges which have emerged over the past 12 months, including illegal immigration, counter piracy, smuggling, drug interdiction operations and EEZ protection. http://www.maritimerecon.com/news The conference, hosted by...

2014-07-29 23:06:51

Research Addresses Safety Threat from Undeclared Lithium Batteries in Air Cargo Torrance, CA (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Rapiscan Systems, Inc., a leading global supplier of security inspection systems, today announced that it has been awarded a contract by the United Kingdom Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) to determine the feasibility of automatically detecting batteries in air cargo. The contract with the UK CAA, supported by UK Department for Transport funding, calls for Rapiscan to develop...

2014-07-29 23:05:20

One of the world’s top skincare companies will offer its products in one of the world’s most loved countries. Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Officials with OZ Naturals announced today that it will officially launch its products in the UK in September. Craig Romero, CEO of OZ Naturals explained that the company’s products will be available Sept. 7 on Amazon.co.uk. “Demand for OZ Naturals products in Europe and the UK has been growing and we are truly looking forward to...

2014-07-29 12:41:21

Company Scheduled to Present on Wednesday, August 6, 2014 BARNSLEY, England, July 29, 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, announced that Michael Jamieson, Chief Executive Officer, and Charles Trapp, Chief Financial Officer, will present at the Needham Interconnect...


Latest United Kingdom Reference Libraries

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...

Ancona
2014-06-23 07:27:45

The Ancona is a breed of domestic chicken that was developed in Italy, although the modern type was mostly developed in the United Kingdom during the nineteenth century. The breed was first introduced into England in 1851 and into the United States in 1888, although it was not until 1898 that the single comb type of the Ancona would be accepted into the American Poultry Association. Today, this breed is most popular in Britain and the United States, but efforts are being made to increase its...

Beast of Bodmin
2013-09-08 07:30:22

The Beast of Bodmin is considered to be a phantom cat that lives in Cornwall, United Kingdom. The beast was blamed for several slain and mutilated livestock in the area. It was theorized that these large cats may have been imported to private collectors who escaped captivity. Because it is illegal to import or own these animals, details of their escape would not be reported. In 1995 an investigation into legitimacy of these large cats turned up no evidence of their existence. The...

Emerald Damselfly, Lestes sponsa
2013-08-14 12:03:12

The emerald damselfly (Lestes sponsa), also known as the common spreadwing, is a species of damselfly that can be found in Europe and Asia, in a large range that extends from France to the Pacific Ocean. It prefers to reside near slow moving moors, pools, and ponds. It is the only common species from its genus, Lestes, in Great Britain and is thought to occur in areas of North Africa. The emerald damselfly has an average abdomen length of up to 1.2 inches, with a wingspan of between .7 and...

Northern February Red, Brachyptera putata
2013-07-10 14:46:19

The northern February red (Brachyptera putata) is a species of stonefly that is thought to be native to Scotland, but was once be found in Wales, England, and can still be found in Ukraine. It once preferred a habitat along the River Usk, which runs through Wye and Wales, England and it is known to prefer cold waters. Males are known for being poor fliers, because they have shorter wings than those of females. The northern February red is thought to be extinct in Wales and England, due to...

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