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2014-02-03 23:03:01

Training Session in Barcelona Discusses New TelcoBridges Offerings Tsig, Ttrans and TB Analytics - plus ToolPack 2.7, and 2.8 Boucherville, Quebec (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 TelcoBridges announces today that the next stop of the TB Academy training seminar will take place in conjunction with the Mobile World Congress, on February 24th at the Hotel Catalonia Barcelona Plaza, SALON 1, Plaza Espana 6-8 in Barcelona. In 2013, a similar training session attracted a record number of partners,...

2014-01-29 00:20:59

BARCELONA, January 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Specialty pharmaceutical company Laboratorios Farmaceuticos Rovi SA (Rovi) struggled to find a new, more agile customer relationship management (CRM) system to replace an outdated technology. The company evaluated different systems in search of a modern system that would fully and efficiently support multichannel strategies. Cloud-based Veeva CRM, part of Veeva Systems' Commercial Suite, stood out from its competitors, offering a...

2014-01-27 08:20:23

-- 22 per cent more seats to the Caribbean than last summer -- More flights from Montreal to Cancun, Port-au-Prince and Punta Cana MONTREAL, Jan. 27, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Air Canada today announced that its leisure carrier subsidiary, Air Canada rouge(TM), is expanding its choice of more Caribbean destinations this summer. Routes previously operated by Air Canada from Toronto and Montreal to Cuba, Dominican Republic, Bahamas, Barbados, Haiti, Cancun...

2014-01-22 04:20:07

DOHA, Qatar, January 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Qatar International Motor Show (QIMS), the pre-eminent automotive event in the Middle East, returns to Doha in February 2014. This was announced at a press conference, attended by senior delegates and top local and regional media. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140122/666336 ) The press conference revealed details of the fourth edition of QIMS - to be held at the Qatar National Convention Centre in...

2014-01-20 08:22:11

BARCELONA, Spain, January 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cesc Fabregas, Mario Balotelli and Marco Reus Demonstrate Power and Accuracy Achieved Through Revolutionary Boot Technology in Barcelona PUMA kicked off its 2014 Nature of Believing campaign, with the launch of the revolutionary new evoPOWER football boot at a live event in Barcelona last Friday. PUMA Power players Cesc Fabregas, Marco Reus and Mario Balotelli put their football skills to the test...

2014-01-16 23:24:07

Digital Services Platform for local-focused SMBs adds Innovative SEO technology, continues international expansion. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 Barcelona based Intelligent SEO, has been acquired by InSequent, the San Francisco Bay Area-based digital services platform for SMBs. Intelligent SEO was founded in 2008 and developed an intelligent SEO solution that applies Big Data and Artificial Intelligence. The technology is used in two brands owned by the company: Matrix, a...

2014-01-16 04:21:22

CEOs of Connecthings, Etisalat, Ford, GE healthymagination and SingTel also Newly Confirmed to Participate in Keynote Programme in Barcelona BARCELONA, Spain, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The GSMA today announced several new speakers in the keynote programme at the upcoming 2014 GSMA Mobile World Congress, including the Founder, Chairman and CEO of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg. The GSMA outlined other new developments for Mobile World Congress, including keynote speakers in the mPowered...

2014-01-16 04:20:29

GSMA Increases Environmental Commitment to Reducing Carbon Footprint, Pursues International Certification of Mobile World Congress as Carbon Neutral BARCELONA, Spain, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The GSMA today announced that the 2014 Mobile World Congress will be the world's largest tradeshow certified to have a zero carbon footprint. The GSMA will certify Mobile World Congress as carbon neutral through the internationally recognised PAS 2060 standard; official certification will be awarded...

2014-01-15 08:26:34

New toolbox offers agencies and brands actionable augmented reality through a combination of image recognition technology with easy AR content creation for more compelling consumer marketing solutions BARCELONA, Spain, and NEW YORK, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Catchoom, a cloud-based object recognition technology, today announced the introduction of CraftAR, the ultimate Augmented Reality (AR) toolbox. CraftAR combines image recognition with AR content creation capabilities...

2013-12-18 11:05:15

Catalan births rose by 16 percent 9 months after FC Barcelona won 3 major trophies Births in a Catalan region of Spain increased by 16% nine months after FC Barcelona won three major football trophies in 2009, finds a study in the Christmas edition of The BMJ. The findings confirm reports of a spike in the birth rate, although they fall far short of the 45% increase reported by some media at the time. The researchers say their results suggest that "human emotions on a large scale can...


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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