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2014-09-16 12:23:23

Suntech will supply the alliance's UK solar projects with its world-class panels WUXI, China, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Shunfeng Photovoltaic International Limited and Greenfield Solar International GmbH & Co. KG have entered into a strategic alliance with German-based clean energy financing and investment group youmex to finance and sell their solar farm projects pipeline in Great Britain using Suntech as its exclusive PV panel supplier for projects. "We are excited to...

2014-09-16 08:30:30

"PIM" Designation For DCVax-L Is First Step In 2-Step Process for Early Access Approval BETHESDA, Md., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northwest Biotherapeutics (NASDAQ: NWBO) ("NW Bio"), a biotechnology company developing DCVax® personalized immune therapies for solid tumor cancers, announced today that its DCVax-L is the first product to receive formal designation as a "Promising Innovative Medicine" (PIM) under the new "Early Access to Medicines Scheme" (EAMS) launched in the UK...

2014-09-16 08:25:27

Fastly's provocative new approach to content delivery has attracted customers like GitHub, GOV.UK, HotelTonight, Imgur, Shopify, the Guardian, Twitter, and Yelp SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fastly, the content delivery network (CDN) engineered for the future, today announced that it has raised a $40 million Series C round from previous investors August Capital, Battery Ventures, O'Reilly AlphaTech Ventures, and Amplify Partners, as well as new investor IDG Ventures. August...

2014-09-16 08:21:41

NEW YORK and LONDON, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Regional Reporting Inc. (RRI) and Global Risk Evaluations (GREvL) today announced the creation of a joint venture aimed at expanding their marine services offerings. The new company Marine Reporting International Ltd. (MRI) will combine the marine division of GREvL and RRI's UK subsidiary. MRI will be headed by John Worrall and John Arber, supported by George Stobbs and Marek Domanski. They will be joined by Matthew Cook in the UK...

2014-09-16 04:22:22

PETERBOROUGH, England, September 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Halcyon Software has announced the immediate availability of a new Linux on Power agent that runs on IBM Power Systems to ensure that the Linux operating system performs correctly. It also gives tighter control of 'mission-critical' applications running on Linux through automatic and continuous monitoring and management. Halcyon's new monitoring technology meets the requirements of organisations deploying Linux on IBM...

2014-09-16 00:20:18

91% of Western Europeans willing to make sacrifices to save money when flying; Travelers under 35 years of age more willing to forego perks and fly longer on LCCs LONDON, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Expedia.com®, the world's largest full service online travel site*, released the results of the Expedia® 2014 LCC Airline Index, a study conducted by Northstar that examined Western European traveler attitudes towards Low Cost Carriers (LCCs), a surging sector of the aviation...

2014-09-15 16:31:13

BLUE BELL, Pa., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- E-SoftSys, a Total Solutions Provider for the Self Storage industry, today announced that Springfield Self Storage located in Cardiff, South Glamorgan, United Kingdom has successfully implemented Self Storage Manager, the enterprise management software from E-SoftSys. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140915/146096 According to Steve Davies, Owner and CEO of Springfield Self Storage, "We evaluated several products...

2014-09-15 16:30:54

LONDON and WINDSOR, England, September 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- White Label Dating(R), the award-winning online dating software and services provider, today announce the appointment of John Ray to their senior leadership team as Chief Revenue Officer. Ray, who took on various roles at Google over the past decade, most recently held the role of Industry Head of Lead Generation. Heading up an international team, he worked extensively with high-profile dating industry...

2014-09-15 12:31:24

First all-in-one cloud-based monitoring and investigative platform RESTON, Va., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cyveillance, a QinetiQ company and leading provider of cyber intelligence solutions, today announced the launch of its Cyber Threat Center(TM), the industry's most comprehensive cloud-based intelligence platform. The Center allows security and risk professionals to undertake their own collection and analysis of online threat intelligence, and to identify and respond to threats faster...

2014-09-15 12:30:54

Winners in ABA's Tech & New Product Awards Ceremony Announced in San Francisco SAN DIEGO, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BP Logix, a provider of BPM solutions for rapid workflow app development, was presented with a Bronze Stevie® Award in the Technology Innovation of the Year category at the 12(th) Annual American Business Awards. Held in San Francisco, the Stevie Award winners were selected by more than 240 executives nationwide who participated in the judging process. The...


Latest United Kingdom Reference Libraries

Aylesbury Duck
2014-09-04 13:11:59

The Aylesbury duck is a breed of domestic duck that was developed in England. Its exact origin is unknown, but it is known that duck breeds originating from England were rare before the eighteenth century. The common duck, although originating from England, was bred from wild mallards and the most prized members of this breed were white in color, although they only occurred randomly. During the eighteenth century, breeders began focusing on developing a duck that would produce only white...

Silver Appleyard Duck
2014-09-04 09:00:42

The silver Appleyard duck, also known as the Appleyard duck or the large Appleyard, is a breed of domestic duck that was developed in England. It was named after its first breeder, Reginald Appleyard, who developed the breed at the Priory Waterfowl Farm to provide an aesthetically pleasing duck that could also produce large white eggs. Although it was brought to the United States in the 1960’s, it was not available to public breeders until 1984 and would not be officially accepted into the...

Tamworth Pig
2014-09-02 10:41:13

The Tamworth pig, also known as the Tam or sandy back pig, is a breed of domestic pig that originated from the United Kingdom. It was first developed in Tamworth, Staffordshire in 1812 after a herd of pigs belonging to Sir Robert Peel was crossbred with pigs known as Irish grazers. It was later refined in Staffordshire and number of other regions including Leicestershire and Warwickshire. It is one of the oldest breeds in the United Kingdom and one of the least interbred, so it is highly...

Large Black
2014-08-28 08:46:32

The large black, also known as the Cornwall black or the Devon black, is a breed of domestic pig that was developed in Great Britain. The breed was a result of crossing black colored pigs from the southwestern areas of Cornwall and Devon and the eastern areas of Suffolk, Kent, and Essex. The pigs taken from Devon were chosen for their physical traits, but selective breeding changed their constitution and confirmation, giving them a standard size and appearance. This breed grew in popularity...

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...

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Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'