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2011-08-10 06:40:00

MANHATTAN, Kan., Aug. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CivicPlus, a national leader in open government technology, recently sent four of its talented website designers and developers from "the little Apple" to the "Big Apple" to participate in the "Reinvent NYC.gov Hackathon," an event sponsored by New York City. Companies and individuals from throughout the U.S. and Canada came together to re-imagine New York City's web presence. During the weekend of July 30 and 31, Dean Kimball, Kyle Gach...

2011-08-01 07:00:00

LONDON, August 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - Cairo Ranks Top; NYC, 'The City That Never Sleeps', 32nd - Has the Big Apple become the Big Sleep? - "This will confirm fears that New York has grown sleepy." - Ranking of world's 24-hour cities based on analysis of 120 million online interactions The city that never sleeps has been caught napping by a global study of the world's most 24-hour cities. The study names Cairo, the strife-torn capital of...

2010-11-29 15:37:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Big Apple Classic today announced that hip hop legend Doug E. Fresh is confirmed to participate as a host at the fifth anniversary of the Big Apple Classic on Saturday, December 4 at Madison Square Garden. Doug will host the drumline competition portion of the CIAA and MEAC basketball thriller that is known for bringing heart-pounding basketball, electrifying drumlines and other southern black college traditions to the tri-state area. The Big...

2008-12-01 07:31:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Big Apple Worldwide, Inc. (Pink Sheets: BPWI) is pleased to announce that its wholly owned subsidiary, Big Apple Wallcovering Inc., has launched its new e-commerce Web site as part of its "No More Books(R)" campaign. The Company is marketing its vast line of wallcoverings and fabric samples through an easy-to-use search engine database. Eliminating sample books could save the wallcovering industry as much as $500 million each year. The Web...

Word of the Day
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.