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2013-05-09 23:35:31

As part of the Federal Government´s Gateway consolidation program, the number of internet gateways will be reduced from around 128 to just 8 to drive more security for agencies. Macquarie Telecom will serve one of the major Lead Agencies Gateways, the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry. Canberra, ACT (PRWEB) May 09, 2013 Macquarie Telecom (ASX: MAQ), Australia´s number one Managed Hosting and telecommunications company, announced its intention to build Intellicentre...

2012-08-09 00:50:44

New research from the University of Warwick suggests that Berlin has the best democratic space in the world, topping a list that includes London, Washington and Tokyo. The list appears in a new book, ℠Democracy and Public Space: The Physical Sites of Democratic Performance´ written by Dr John Parkinson, from the University of Warwick´s Politics and International Studies department. Dr Parkinson carefully selected 11 capital cities and assessed how well they provide space...

2011-07-27 19:58:00

CANBERRA, Australia, July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Electro Optic Systems Holdings Limited ("EOS") continues to expand its remote weapon systems business with increasing market success. New Market Penetration In June 2011 EOS executed agreements to supply remote weapon systems to a significant military customer which had not previously purchased remote weapon systems from any source. The sale was achieved in open competition and after competitive firing trials in the foreign...

Word of the Day
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.