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Business News Archive - January 16, 2012

The producers of Today in America with Terry Bradshaw announce a new section on its website. (PRWEB) January 15, 2012 The producers of Today in America

IBM partners who are looking to integrate their technologies with IBM’s LotusLive will gain valuable insight from Silanis’ technical presentation offered as part of Lotusphere 2012’s Best

Security Breach Of Zappos Customer Data Reported

Online clothing retailer Zappos.com announced to its 24 million customers in a mass emailing Sunday that an intruder had gained unauthorized access to the company’s online servers.

Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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