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2014-09-25 23:02:02

Solveforce Telecom Consulting's online quoting tool offers an automated process for potential clients to search for the best possible telecom service pricing available in Texas. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 These days, finding the perfect telecom package that’s right for business can be overwhelming. Texans are finding there are so many choices and many companies with different features, that it can be difficult to sort through the information and technical terms....

2014-09-25 12:33:06

Risk of security breaches as 69 percent of large US organizations opt for mass market 'consumer' cloud services IRVING, Texas, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Data security and trust in cloud-based services are a rapidly growing concern for IT decision makers within large organizations, according to a new global study from BT. While 79 percent of those surveyed in the US (70 percent globally) are adopting cloud storage and web applications within their business, their confidence around cloud...

2014-09-24 12:31:08

New level of traceability addresses ethical sourcing and consumer safety IRVING, Texas, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BT and Traceall Global announced today that the companies will work together to provide better traceability, helping customers maintain good sustainability practices while increasing control of assets in the supply chain. The potential impact of food safety outbreaks on a global brand can be devastating. Companies incur incredible economic losses, expensive legal...

2014-09-23 12:35:05

Coca-Cola and BT offer free Internet access to Umtata and Nelspruit IRVING, Texas, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Coca-Cola South Africa, bottling partner Coca-Cola Fortune and BT Global Services are partnering to set up WiFi on Coca-Cola machines and provide free internet access to impoverished communities in South Africa. Coca-Cola is installing the refreshment-dispensing coolers while BT is providing design and support, connectivity and internet access, as well as business training. The...

2014-09-16 08:23:53

From trading offices to mining sites, Glencore to benefit from integrated communications solution IRVING, Texas, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BT today announced a contract with Glencore, one of the world's largest global diversified natural resource companies, to build and manage Glencore's new global core network across Europe, the Americas, Africa, the Middle East and Asia-Pacific. The consolidated infrastructure will allow all employees to work together more effectively in more...

2014-09-10 04:21:14

LONDON, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BT and Sony Media Cloud Services today announced that BT's Media IP Nexus network will offer Sony Media Cloud Services' Ci(SM) products, providing broadcasters and producers the ability to streamline workflows and collaborate on large media files quickly and effectively from anywhere in the world. Developed by BT Media and Broadcast - the specialist digital media services arm of BT - the Nexus network has been specifically engineered to offer...

2014-09-02 12:27:30

TDS Telecom to manage operations as it expands its cable and broadband portfolio in U.S. MADISON, Wis., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TDS Telecom, a subsidiary of Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. [NYSE: TDS], announces the completion of the purchase of substantially all of the assets of BendBroadband, a cable and broadband company headquartered in Bend, Oregon, effective September 1, 2014, for a purchase price of $261 million. In May, Telephone and Data Systems announced its...

2014-09-01 12:24:43

LINCOLN, England, September 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ian Brown has been appointed Chairman of GCI, bringing with him a wealth of experience in the IT and telecoms industries and a reputation for growing and expanding businesses. Ian is an established entrepreneur and business leader, he has been operating in the technology, telecommunications and services sectors for 30 years and is highly experienced in obtaining growth from businesses, corporate finance, strategy, and...

2014-08-27 12:27:03

SaaS Platform Brings New Approach to Upgrading Software Infrastructure, Integrating Legacy Systems with Modern Applications in an Efficient Environment LOS ANGELES, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Colony Logic today announced British communications company KCOM Group will utilize CLX, a new platform that upgrades software infrastructure to next-level standards without the costs and downtime of building a system from scratch. Designed to slot seamlessly into an organization's already...

2014-08-27 08:31:18

The Inaugural Conference Features Telecom Industry Leaders Presenting, Demoing and Discussing the Future of Communications SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ComCon combines open source hardware and software with the uninhibited creativity of the innovation community. This inaugural event will feature telecom enthusiasts, hackers, entrepreneurs, vendors and decision makers and will be held during CTIA at the Sands Expo and Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada on September 8, 2014...


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.'