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Technology News Archive - April 04, 2007

NEW YORK, April 4 /PRNewswire/ -- CarePilot Inc. today announced the public beta version of CarePilot.com, the first vertical search engine for comparing home health care providers in communities throughout the U.S.

MARYSVILLE, Ohio, April 4 /PRNewswire/ -- For millions of homeowners, the backyard is a place to retreat and enjoy the outdoors. The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company recently launched a series of Internet "consumer sites" to help homeowners better experience and care for their outdoor havens.

Accounting and finance professionals looking to advance their careers will need solid technical skills, as they always have, but increasingly they also will need soft skills, according to Accounting Management Solutions, Inc.

Isobar (www.isobar.net), the leading global digital marketing services network, announced today that Fredrick Marckini is now the Chief Global Search Officer of Isobar, leaving his role as CEO of iProspect (www.iprospect.com), to lead the industry's first truly global search practice.

By Edward Ortiz, The Sacramento Bee, Calif. Apr. 4--You can see the Metropolitan Opera live via satellite in Sacramento movie theaters. You can buy opera on CD. You can even stream it off the Internet. But if you want it on local public television, you're generally out of luck.

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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