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2012-03-07 20:11:06

A new edition of the Strategic Energy Technologies review has been published. This "2011 Technology Map", produced by the European Commission's in-house science service, the Joint Research Centre (JRC), provides a European and worldwide analysis of 15 low-carbon energy technologies, energy efficiency in industry, energy performance of buildings and electricity storage in the power sector. Compared with the 2009 Technology Map, the steep increase of wind and solar (photovoltaics) generation...

2012-01-27 21:00:00

International Legal Technology Association´s (ILTA) 2011 Technology Survey reveals BigHand as market leader for enterprise digital dictation and increases market share by 33% year on year Chicago, IL (PRWEB) January 27, 2012 BigHand, the leader in voice productivity and workflow digital dictation technology in the legal marketplace, was recently shown to be the market leader in the provision of workflow digital dictation software, according to members´ responses in ILTA´s...

2011-11-09 13:00:00

Attributes its 245 percent revenue growth to talented employees; customer-driven products. Houston, TX (PRWEB) November 09, 2011 BBS Technologies, a leading provider of systems management tools for Windows and Linux servers, today announced that the company was ranked #336 on the 2011 Technology Fast 500, Deloitteâs ranking of 500 of the fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies in North America....


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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