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2014-09-30 12:26:50

AT&T Championship tournament is October 24-26 SAN ANTONIO, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa and TPC San Antonio have announced special resort packages for golfers and golf enthusiasts in honor of the upcoming AT&T Championship on the PGA TOUR's Champions Tour. Celebrating its fourth year at TPC San Antonio and JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa, the 30(th) annual AT&T Championship presented by...

2014-09-29 12:26:06

Customers Get Access to Award-Winning High Speed Internet and TV Services WILMINGTON, N.C., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New Hanover County residents now have a new choice for their high speed Internet and television services. AT&T* is launching U-verse(® )High Speed Internet, AT&T U-verse TV and AT&T U-verse Voice in the area. The new services are part of AT&T's Project Velocity IP (VIP), which significantly expands and enhances AT&T's IP and mobile data...

2014-09-25 12:34:49

One of 30 Recipients of AT&T Aspire nearly $12.5 million Contribution to Programs Across U.S. LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T (NYSE: T) announced today that its Aspire program has awarded $771,000 to Henderson State University to expand the Southwest Arkansas College Preparatory Academy. The organization received the funds at an event today attended by Governor Mike Beebe. The Southwest Arkansas College Preparatory Academy (SWACPA) is a university-public...

2014-09-25 08:33:34

u-blox' SARA-U260 3G/2G modem accelerates inexpensive migration to 3G RESTON, Va., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Swiss u?blox, a global leader in cellular, short-range radio and positioning modules and integrated circuits, announces that its SARA-U260 dual-band 3G/2G module has achieved "AT&T network compatible" status. The certification allows customers to design SARA-U260 modems into M2M devices operating over AT&T's extensive 3G network in the USA. Typical applications...

2014-09-24 12:22:04

Popular Country Trio Will Also Join the Line's 2015 Carnival LIVE Concert Series MIAMI, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Cruise Lines, the Official Cruise Line of the Dallas Cowboys, is turning up the music as part of its multi-year partnership with "America's Team." Texas' largest cruise operator announced today that it will bring country music superstars Rascal Flatts to AT&T Stadium for a special pre-game Carnival LIVE concert for Cowboys fans attending the October 19...

2014-09-24 08:33:38

Warns Representative Matsui, FCC Leaders Of Dangers Posed By Potential New Rules SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The President of the Greater Sacramento Urban League urged a local forum to consider the consequences of possible new high-speed Internet rules on diverse communities, who have been among the biggest beneficiaries of an open Internet. The forum, presided by Representative Doris Matsui (D-Sacramento) with Federal Communications Commission...

2014-09-24 08:33:35

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Communications Workers of America (CWA) Local 9421 of Sacramento sent a letter in response to Congresswoman Doris Matsui's net neutrality forum this week. In its letter, the CWA's Executive Vice President and Legislative-Political Director, Robert Longer, expressed concern over organizations calling for new rules and urged policymakers about the threat of reclassifying the Internet as a Title II public utility:...

2014-09-24 08:20:34

ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the third consecutive year, AT&T is supporting the Air Force Association's CyberPatriot, the National Youth Cyber Education Program. This year, AT&T has continued its generous support with a donation of 325 3G SIM cards for use in AT&T air card devices used by participants during the CyberPatriot Defense Competition. AT&T, a long-standing source of network-enabled technology solutions for federal government, has...

2014-09-24 00:20:55

DALLAS, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T(1) confirmed it will add the Samsung Gear® S to its leading portfolio of devices and wearables in the fall of 2014. The Gear S is a connected next-generation wearable from Samsung that supports voice, messaging and data connectivity, so you can receive calls and texts even when you don't have your smartphone nearby(2). Further details on pricing and availability will be announced at a later date. Gear S features a curved display,...

2014-09-23 16:30:27

AT&T Aspire contribution is part of more than $12.5M Distributed Across U.S. HAYWARD, Calif., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The California State University, East Bay Foundation will receive $276,548.61 from AT&T to expand the Hayward Promise Neighborhood initiative. The program, which serves over 10,000 residents and over 3,000 students in the Jackson Triangle neighborhood, was one of the first five communities in the country selected to pilot the U.S. Department of Education's...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'