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2014-07-21 23:00:56

Adobe Sponsors Competition and Kiva Serves as Client for 32 Student Competitors from 17 Countries Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 Certiport, a Pearson VUE business, the leading test delivery solution provider for the global workforce and academic markets, today announces the 2014 Adobe® Certified Associate (ACA) U.S. National Champions. The winners will travel to Anaheim, California to compete in the ACA World Championship from July 27 – 30, 2014. Students entered the...

2014-07-21 16:29:30

Petitions Directed To All Patent Claims Asserted By Macronix In ITC Investigation No. 337-TA-909 SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Spansion Inc. (NYSE: CODE), a global leader in embedded systems solutions, today announced it has filed petitions with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office's Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) to invalidate the patents that are being asserted against Spansion by Macronix International Co., Ltd. and Macronix America, Inc. in an investigation, No....

2014-07-21 16:29:19

Conference call on TI website at 4:30 p.m. Central time today DALLAS, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) today reported second-quarter revenue of $3.29 billion, net income of $683 million and earnings per share of 62 cents. Regarding the company's performance and returns to shareholders, Rich Templeton, TI's chairman, president and CEO, made the following comments: -- "Revenue for the quarter came in just above the middle of our expected...

2014-07-21 16:27:34

Consumers cite health/nutrition and taste as top reasons for uptick GREENSBORO, Ga., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More chickens are crossing the road and on to consumers' plates, according to new research presented today at the National Chicken Council's Chicken Marketing Seminar in Greensboro, Georgia. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130122/DC46247LOGO-b Overall, the average number of meals or snacks that contained chicken eaten by survey respondents in the two weeks prior...

2014-07-21 16:26:50

DUBLIN, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/pckqlg/market_snapshot) has announced the addition of the"Market Snapshot: Transcatheter Heart Valves 2007 to 2020 - Americas (US, Canada, Brazil, Mexico)" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/pckqlg/market_snapshot ] report to their offering. <start_newscom> (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) This report provides...

2014-07-21 16:26:21

DUBLIN, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/hjmbvk/latestage) has announced the addition of the "Late-Stage Four-FCritical Care Therapeutics in Major Developed Markets to 2020 - New andactor PCCs and Recombinant Products to Drive Market" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/hjmbvk/latestage ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) This report provides...

2014-07-21 16:23:40

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino U.S. vs. Brazil Beach Soccer Challenge Takes Place Thursday, August 14 and Is Open to the Public HOLLYWOOD, Fla., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On the heels of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil(TM), the United States and top-ranked Brazil Beach Soccer Teams will square off in the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino U.S. vs. Brazil Beach Soccer Challenge on Thursday, August 14 at 8:00 p.m. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140220/CL68967LOGO-a...

2014-07-21 16:20:33

Q2-2014 diluted earnings per share (EPS) of C$1.03 increased 24 per cent over adjusted diluted Q2-2013 EPS of C$0.83 ((1)) MONTREAL, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) today reported its financial and operating results for the second quarter and six-month period ended June 30, 2014. Second-quarter 2014 financial highlights -- Net income was C$847 million, or C$1.03 per diluted share, compared with net income of C$717 million, or...

2014-07-21 12:30:51

RESTON, Va., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- comScore, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCOR), a leader in measuring the digital world, today released data from the comScore Video Metrix® service showing that 186.9 million Americans watched online content videos in June 2014. Google Sites ranked as the top video content property, BrightRoll Platform was the top video ad property, and VEVO topped the list of YouTube partner channels. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080115/COMSCORELOGO Top 10 Video...

2014-07-21 12:30:39

RESTON, Va., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- comScore, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCOR), a leader in measuring the digital world, today released its monthly ranking of U.S. desktop web activity at the top online properties for June 2014 based on data from the comScore Media Metrix® service. Google Sites ranked as the top property on desktop with 189.7 million unique visitors, while AddThis topped the Ad Focus ranking with a U.S. internet reach of 97.3 percent. comScore Top 50 Properties...


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Brangus Cattle
2014-07-12 11:06:20

The Brangus is a breed of beef cattle that originated in 1912 in the United States. It was developed by crossing the Angus cattle and Brahman cattle by the Brangus organization that was formed in 1949. The early development of the Brangus was achieved by the USDA at their Experiment Station in Jeanerette, Louisiana. The intent of the Brangus was to have a desirable beef cattle with the natural ability to thrive in adverse conditions from the Brahman. During the 1930s experimental breeding...

Nez Perce Horse
2014-06-19 13:22:49

The Nez Perce is a breed of horse of the Nez Perce tribe of Idaho, United States. In 1995, the Nez Perce Horse Registry was formed to re-establish the selective breeding of the Appaloosa that was destroyed in the 1800s. The program is based in Lapwai, Idaho and crosses the Appaloosa and a Central Asian breed, the Akhai-Teke. The Akhai-Teke is an ancient breed originating near Afghanistan. The have metallic coats and posses great endurance. Mixed with the Appaloosa horse, the Nez Perce...

Ford Motor Company's Glass House
2014-04-13 07:51:53

The Ford Motor Company is an American automobile manufacturer with its  headquarters located in Dearborn, Michigan. It was founded by Henry Ford at 39 years old and incorporated on June 16, 1903. It is described by Forbes as "the most important industrial company in the history of the United States." Ford would go on to become one of the world's largest and most profitable companies and is one of the largest family-controlled companies in the world. Henry Ford made an attempt at an...

Belgian Horse
2014-04-02 12:49:10

The Belgian horse, known by other names including the Belgian Heavy Horse and the Brabançon, is a breed of draft horse that was developed in Belgium, in the Brabant region. It is thought to be a descendant of war horses known as destriers, although this cannot be proven. This breed was developed using a horse known as the Brabant, which was basically the same horse until the 1940’s, when it was bred to have a heavier build. The Belgian developed further in the United States, where it was...

Flower of a tulip tree, Liriodendron tulipfera
2014-02-14 15:44:22

Liriodendron tulipifera is a large tree from the Magnoliaceae family. It is commonly referred to as the Tulip tree, American tulip tree, Tulip poplar, Fiddle-tree and Yellow poplar. L. tulipifera is one of the largest indigenous trees in the eastern United States. It has been known to reach heights of 190 feet. Its trunk can reach up to 10 feet in diameter. Ordinarily its height reaches around 70 to 100 feet. The bark is furrowed and brown. The wood is light yellow to brown. The sapwood is...

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