Daily Archives: June 4, 2013
Frost & Sullivan: Continued Modernisation of Forces Fortifies Growth of Defence Market in the Middle East and Africa
C4ISR and support in service segments offer highest potential
Connected, Yet Divided: Telefónica Survey of the Millennial Generation Reveals Digital Natives Are Optimistic About Their Individual Futures Despite Splits Across Political, Economic and Technology Outlooks
LONDON, June 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ —
LONDON, June 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — FICO (NYSE: FICO), a leading predictive analytics and decision management software company, and I-Score, Egypt’s credit bureau, today announced that several of the country’s top banks will soon be using their groundbreaking cloud-based credit origination service. Credit Agricole Egypt, Arab African International Bank and Blom Bank Egypt are among the lenders who will use the service to make decisions on requests for credit.
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla., June 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Ghana Gold Corp. (OTCMarkets: GGCO) announced today plans to change the name of the company to Brightrock African Mining Corporation. The Company has acquired the domain address www.brightrockafricanminingcorp.com and is in the process of creating an updated web-site to facilitate disseminating updated information on the Company.
ARVADA, Colo., June 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Sundyne has named AESPUMP as the sole authorized representative, distributor and service provider for South Africa. Effective as of May 1st, 2013, AESPUMP is responsible for performing sales, maintenance, repair and technical support for the entire portfolio of Sundyne pumps and compressors throughout the country, in addition to the supply of spares.
Hula painted frog turns out to be the only surviving member of an extinct genus
Hand washing goes only so far in retarding transmission
1. Drillers inject a fluid (almost always water) carrying sand and other additives into a well at high pressures. This fractures the rock and frees natural gas to flow back to the surface-along with some of the drilling fluid and natural contaminants. 2. Flaring natural gas converts methane to carbon dioxide, which is a less potent greenhouse gas. But methane can also leak or be vented directly into the atmosphere. 3. Tanker trucks typically deliver between two and five million gallons of water to fracture one well.
This ghostly photo of a harbor seal, snapped at a kelp forest at Cortes bank near San Diego, took the grand prize in the competition, and for good reason. Look at that seal! It’s like a hyper-stylized movie with a marine setting. Kudos and congrats to Kyle McBurnie of California.
Say hello to the Large and Small Magellanic Clouds, like you’ve never seen them before.