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DALLAS, August 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ReportsnReports.com adds "Global Gas-to-Liquid (GTL) Market 2014-2018" research report of 64 pages, published in August 2014, to its store. This research forecasts the Global GTL (Gas-to-Liquid) market to grow at a CAGR of 7.8% over the period 2013-2018. The Global Gas-to-Liquid (GTL) Market 2014-2018 research report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of industry. A GTL is the refinery process of converting natural gas into long chain hydrocarbon products such as GTL diesel and GTL gasoline. Natural gases are converted into liquid fuels either via direct conversion or by using syngas as an intermediate. Commenting on the report, an analyst said: "One of the key emerging trends in the market is increased investment in the market to improve GTL technology. Many market vendors are investing in different equipment... (more)

Gas-to-Liquid Market (GTL) Set to Grow at 7.8% CAGR : 2013-2018 Worldwide Forecasts

DALLAS, August 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ReportsnReports.com adds "Global Gas-to-Liquid (GTL) Market 2014-2018" research report of 64 pages, published in August 2014, to its store. This research forecasts the Global GTL (Gas-to-Liquid) market to grow at a CAGR of 7.8% over the period 2013-2018. The Global Gas-to-Liquid (GTL) Market 2014-2018 research report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of industry. A GTL is the refinery process of converting natural gas into long chain hydrocarbon products such as GTL diesel and GTL gasoline. Natural gases are converted into liquid fuels either via direct conversion or by using syngas as an intermediate. Commenting on the report, an analyst said: "One of the key emerging trends in the market is increased investment in the market to improve GTL technology. Many market vendors are investing in different equipment... (more)

Cricket Wireless Opens Newest Family-Friendly Dealer-owned Store in Sacramento

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --  WHAT: Cricket Wireless invites area residents to join members of the Greater Sacramento Vietnamese American Chamber of Commerce at a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the grand opening of its newest dealer-owned location - the 14th store in Sacramento. New customers can take advantage of Cricket's hot back-to-school promotion featuring a free 4G Nokia Lumia 630 ($49.99 before mail-in rebate Cricket Visa® Promotion Card) with Windows 8.1, the ZTE Grand X for $99.99 (after $50 mail-in rebate with Cricket Visa®  Promotion Card) and great sale prices on phones from Samsung, Motorola and more. WHAT:           Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony at New Cricket Store with Members of the Vietnamese Chamber of Commerce, including chamber team ambassadors Jim Chong and Brandon Macklin EVENT DATE:      Saturday, August 23, from 10:... (more)

Forrester: Why Continuous Testing is Vital for Quality @ Speed

From Diego Lo Guidice's Continuous Delivery Conference keynote: "Software really matters. Whether you are a software house, a bank, or insurance, you have to be excellent at developing, testing, and delivering software. That's why we keep talking about Agile, DevOps, Continuous Delivery, Continuous Integration. If we want to make our business more successful, it's absolutely crucial. Today, it's not just about speed—it's about speed with quality. The old school of testing is that the more testing you do (if you do it right), the better your quality. But if testing is an afterthought (as it is in many organizations), it happens between developing the software and going into deployment—and it feels like something that will stop you from delivering faster. The business says, "It doesn't matter, just deploy, it's the date that's important." But these days, that's chang... (more)

Toyota Brings 'Highway to the Future: Mobile Hybrid Experience' to the Wisconsin State Fair

WEST ALLIS, Wis., July 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Toyota is bringing its nationwide tour called "Highway to the Future: Mobile Hybrid Experience," to the Wisconsin State Fair in West Allis, Wisconsin on August 2-12, 2007. The tour is designed to provide consumers with a firsthand opportunity to experience automotive hybrid technology. The tour which will run 18 months debuted Jan. 11, 2007 at the San Jose International Auto Show and is traveling to more than 150 events throughout the country. Consumers will have an opportunity to test Toyota's Hybrid Synergy Drive system and learn about hybrid technology through a number of interactive educational exhibits. "Most people have heard of hybrid technology and probably have a vague idea of how it works, but few have actually driven a hybrid and or taken an up-close look at its operation," said Celeste Migliore, Toyota's National... (more)

NCR Announces Strong Fourth-Quarter Results

NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR) reported financial results today for the three months ended December 31, 2011. Reported revenue of $1.64 billion increased 17 percent from the fourth quarter of 2010, on both an actual and a constant currency basis. NCR reported fourth-quarter loss from continuing operations (attributable to NCR) of $13 million, or $0.08 per diluted share, compared to income from continuing operations (attributable to NCR) of $33 million, or $0.20 per diluted share, in the fourth quarter of 2010. Income from continuing operations in the fourth quarter of 2011 included $56 million ($38 million or $0.23 per diluted share, after-tax) of pension expense, a $98 million ($70 million or $0.43 per diluted share, after tax) impairment charge related to the Entertainment line of business, $5 million ($3 million or $0.02 per diluted share, after tax) of acquisition... (more)

GlobalSpec Announces Free Alternative & Renewable Energy Online Trade Show & Event

GlobalSpec, Inc.: Who: GlobalSpec, the leading specialized vertical search, information services, e-publishing and online events company serving the engineering, technical and industrial communities. What: GlobalSpec Online Trade Shows & Events are one-day, live and interactive sessions that connect a worldwide community of OEM suppliers with their target market of technical professionals. At this free online event, attendees will learn about leading-edge technology and the latest in product introductions and enhancements across the four technology sectors that make up the alternative and renewable energy industry: solar power; wind, water and geothermal; fuel cells and hydrogen; and biomass and battery technologies. By attending this highly interactive event from the convenience of their desktops, participants will experience what's impacting the world of alterna... (more)

Shell Canada Launches Fuel-Efficiency World Record Attempt

HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA -- (Marketwire) -- 06/11/12 -- Shell Canada (NYSE:RDS) today kicked off the summer driving season with the launch of its marter Driver Challenge in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The 12-day, 6,300 kilometre Smarter Driver Challenge will attempt to set a world record for the most fuel efficient drive across Canada using only 15 simple techniques, Shell lubricants, Shell New Nitrogen Enriched Bronze gasoline and a 2012 Volkswagen Passat. Along the route, the Shell Smarter Driver Challenge will stop in Ottawa, Toronto and Calgary for driving "Tune Up" events that will teach the public first-hand the fuel efficiency tips and techniques that Shell is using to set the world record. The team will cross the finish line in Vancouver on June 22nd where Shell will reveal the total fuel saved during the trip. The Smarter Driver Challenge team will be coached by John... (more)

Linde Raises the Bar for Hydrogen Transport Efficiency

Technology company The Linde Group has developed a new storage technology that will enable a much more efficient transport of larger amounts of hydrogen. The new solution works at a higher pressure of 500 bar (7,250 psi) and uses new, lighter storage materials to more than double the amount of compressed gaseous hydrogen (CGH2) that can be transported in a single truck load. Successful field tests with the first reference customer have confirmed the clear benefits of the 500-bar technology over conventional 200-bar systems. 'Our 500-bar technology is another important milestone for hydrogen mobility,' explains Dr Andreas Opfermann, Head of Clean Energy and Innovation Management at Linde. 'It cuts the cost of transporting hydrogen to fuelling stations and reduces the amount of space required on site to store the gas.' Linde has opened a 500-bar fuelling station at it... (more)

CAL FIRE Prepared For Red Flag Warning With Focus On Community Safety

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Weather Service today issued a Red Flag Warning due to high winds, dry brush and increased fire danger in San Diego County. The Red Flag Warning will be in effect from 12 p.m. Friday, September 27 through 5 p.m. Saturday, September 28 for the following communities: Ramona, Valley Center, Fallbrook, Escondido, El Cajon, Alpine, Potrero, Campo, Santa Ysabel, Descanso, Julian, Ranchita, and Warner Springs. "Fire-fighting agencies throughout the state will be on high alert this weekend," said CAL FIRE Captain Mike Mohler.  "This is the first Red Flag Warning of what is shaping up to be one of the most challenging fire seasons in many years.  High winds can turn a spark into a devastating wildfire in just minutes, so we're calling on San Diegans to be extremely vigilant in the high fire-risk areas of the county." D... (more)

Analysis of the Global Enclosures and Cabinets Market in Key Process Industries

NEW YORK, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Analysis of the Global Enclosures and Cabinets Market in Key Process Industries http://www.reportlinker.com/p01983342/Analysis-of-the-Global-Enclosures-and-Cabinets-Market-in-Key-Process-Industries.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=Office_and_Storage_Furniture Increased Safety and Regulations Spur Demand for Branded Enclosures This research study covers the market scenario for global enclosures and cabinets in key process industries. Globally, enclosures and cabinets is a highly fragmented market and highly influenced by regional vendors owing to price competitiveness. The increased safety awareness, enhanced service aspects, and holistic solutions attract end users towards branded enclosures and cabinets which are attes... (more)