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Technology News Archive - October 02, 2008

Cognos, an IBM (NYSE:IBM) company and the world leader in business intelligence and performance management, today unveiled a new analytic application designed to provide organizations with fast, actionable insights into financial performance using fully-configurable reports.

BROWN MEMORIAL LIBRARY, 78 W. Main St., will offer the following events and programs: - Book-to-movie discussion: The Princess Bride, tomorrow at 7 p.m. - Children's apple crafts and story program, Saturday at 2 p.m. For information, call 938-5562. Originally published by Monitor staff.

Cognos, an IBM (NYSE: IBM) company, and a world leader in business intelligence and performance management solutions, today unveiled IBM Cognos 8 v4 which extends IBM's Information on Demand strategy to help customers improve their ability to engage the business user through a more dynamic and interactive experience, inform their decision making with greater context and relevance and align their strategy and operations through complete visibility to targets, plans, forecasts and metrics across finance and operations.

Cognos, an IBM (NYSE: IBM) company and a world leader in business intelligence and performance management solutions, today unveiled major enhancements to its IBM Cognos 8 Go! software portfolio.

As a senior at Catoosa High School, Amberly Burgard remembers first playing a harp when she barely could see over the top of the instrument, let alone carry it. Today, she plucks the national symbol of Ireland with the knack of a medieval harpist.

Tech Data Corporation (NASDAQ:TECD) today recognized seven of the industry's leading IT hardware and software producers with its fourth annual Vendor Partner Awards.

BATON ROUGE, La., Oct. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- tw telecom inc., , a leading provider of managed voice, Internet and data networking solutions, today announced the deployment of a dedicated 600 Megabit Ethernet connection to the Louisiana Optical Network Initiative (LONI).

With nine out of 10 Americans falling shy of the recommended amount of fiber in their daily diet(a), it is time to mix up the morning routine - literally.

My dumbest investment move was that after buying retailer TJX in 1999, I got impatient soon after and sold, in order to buy more of Texas Instruments. Well, Texas Instruments didn't grow all that quickly, but TJX sure did. My mistake was selling.

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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