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2014-08-05 08:30:34

LONDON, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Glucose Monitoring Device Market to 2019 - Technology Adoption and Increasing Health Awareness Serve as Distinct Regional Growth Drivershttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/medical_supplies/hospital_supplies/glucose_monitoring_device_market_2019_technology_adoption_increasing_health_awareness_serve_distinct_regional_growth_drivers.htmlGlucose Monitoring Device Market to 2019 -...

2014-08-05 04:22:24

Mobile Payments Service In UK Offering eGifting Capabilities LONDON, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackhawk Network (NASDAQ: HAWK and HAWKB), a leading prepaid and payments network, today announced a partnership with Barclays Bank PLC, one of the leading UK banks, to launch a wide range of eGifts onto its Pingit mobile banking service including entertainment, dining, gaming, fashion, health and beauty and leisure brands available to purchase as a gift or for self-use. The launch on...

2014-08-04 23:05:57

The asymmetric armed conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan, the turmoil in the Arab world, violent events such as the August 2011 U.K. street riots, and the July 2014 Israeli-Hamas conflict continue and drive governments, police and defense establishment decision-makers to seek cost-effective NLW means. This increased demand will yield a $5.6B cumulative 2014-2020 Military Non-Lethal Weapons Market. Washington D.C. (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 According to the Non-Lethal Weapons Industry,...

2014-08-04 16:25:39

DALLAS, August 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ReportsnReports.com offers "Ventilators Market to 2020 - TechnicalAdvances and Hospital Expansion Serve as Distinct Regional Growth Drivers", which is an August 2014 publication discussing the market, competitive landscape, and trends for three ventilator market segments: Adult/pediatric, neonatal and transport ventilators. It provides comprehensive information on the key trends affecting these segments, and key analytical content on the...

2014-08-04 12:32:00

LONDON, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: United Kingdom Arthroscopy Market Outlook to 2020 http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/treatments/orthopaedic/united_kingdom_arthroscopy_market_outlook_2020.html United Kingdom Arthroscopy Market Outlook to 2020 Summary GlobalData's new report, "United Kingdom Arthroscopy Market Outlook to 2020", provides key market data on the United Kingdom Arthroscopy market. The report...

2014-08-04 12:31:19

LONDON, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: EpiCast Report: Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS) - Epidemiology Forecast to 2023 http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/diseases/epicast_report_acute_coronary_syndrome_acs_epidemiology_forecast_2022.html EpiCast Report: Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS) - Epidemiology Forecast to 2023 Summary Acute coronary syndrome (ACS) is a serious cardiovascular disease associated with high healthcare...

2014-08-04 12:30:38

LONDON, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Tobacco in the United Kingdom, Euromonitor International http://www.reportbuyer.com/consumer_goods_retail/tobacco/tobacco_packaging_united_kingdom.html With the exception of RYO tobacco, tobacco volume sales continued to decline in the UK in 2013. Sales continued to be hit by rising costs, duties, health and wellbeing considerations and a general development towards considering smoking as...

2014-08-04 12:21:09

LONDON, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin UK will lead the introduction of a new command and control system for the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) under a new £90 million contract signed in London today. Teamed with Capita and KPMG, the London-based company will undertake the force's first major refresh of the command and control system in 30 years. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110419/PH85737LOGO-b In a partnership with MPS that is set to span up...

2014-08-04 08:34:21

Former Head of Qualys Global Sales Joins Threat Intelligence Firm as Executive Vice President to Help Lead Global Expansion RESTON, Va., Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cyveillance, the leading provider of cyber intelligence solutions, today announced the appointment of John Wilson as Executive Vice President. Wilson will be responsible for integrating new services into the company's portfolio of threat intelligence services, and building out a professional services team to satisfy the increased...

2014-08-04 08:32:56

CIRENCESTER, England, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mellanox Technologies, a leading supplier of end-to-end InfiniBand and Ethernet interconnect solutions, and ProLabs, the leading independent provider of global optical network infrastructure products, jointly announced that ProLabs has been appointed to supply Mellanox's comprehensive LinkX(TM) product portfolio of 10/40/56Gb/s InfiniBand and Ethernet QSFP+ and SFP+ cables and modules in the EMEA region and the United States. "It's a very...


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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