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2014-07-07 23:07:28

Pointstreak Sports Technologies Inc., an industry leader in sports technology solutions, is pleased to announce that Peter A. Luukko, formerly Chairman of Global Spectrum and President/COO of Comcast-Spectacor, has accepted the appointment as the company’s Executive Chairman. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 Pointstreak Sports Technologies Inc., an industry leader in sports technology solutions, is pleased to announce that Peter A. Luukko, formerly Chairman of Global Spectrum and...

2014-07-01 12:22:10

The Nation's Largest and Fastest WiFi Network Now Available for Commuters and Tourists on America's First Subway Line BOSTON, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Comcast announced today that it has activated Xfinity WiFi hotspots in the subway platform areas on the MBTA's Green Line from North Station to Kenmore just in time for the busy 4(th) of July holiday and summer season. Comcast is the first provider to offer WiFi in portions of the first subway line to open in the United States....

Executives For AT&T, DirecTV Questioned About Deal On Capitol Hill
2014-06-25 10:05:19

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On Tuesday, AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson headed to Capitol Hill to convince law makers and regulators that his company's proposed $48.5 billion takeover of satellite TV provider DirecTV won't push up prices or even limit consumer choice. "It's about fueling investments that bring new and faster broadband connections to millions more Americans," Stephenson told members of the US Senate Judiciary Committee at a hearing Tuesday...

2014-06-16 08:26:02

STAMFORD, Conn. and PHILADELPHIA, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Charter Communications, Inc. (Nasdaq: CHTR) and Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA, CMCSK) today announced that current Time Warner Cable SVP and Treasurer Matthew Siegel will serve as Chief Financial Officer of "SpinCo," the new cable company that will be spun off from Comcast upon completion of the Comcast - Time Warner Cable merger and the Comcast - Charter transactions. Siegel will continue to serve as Time Warner...

2014-06-11 16:29:29

Students from San Francisco and Inglewood Win $10,000 Founders Scholarships While 20 Seniors Receive New Laptop Computers at State Capitol SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Comcast joined with hundreds of students and their families in a celebration of education on the steps of the California State Capitol today, announcing the 191 California high school seniors who have won a 2014 Comcast Leaders and Achievers® Scholarship, and then presented each student attendee...

2014-06-10 12:36:52

Graduating High School Seniors Recognized for Academic Achievement and Community Service BOSTON, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Comcast Foundation, founded in 1999 to provide charitable support to its local communities and to empower and enrich lives, today announced the 2014 recipients of its annual Leaders and Achievers® Scholarship Program. The program, one of the Comcast Foundation's signature community investment programs, recognizes students' leadership skills, academic...

2014-06-10 12:36:31

Benjamin's Desk Selects Scalable, High-Performing Network to Give 70 Local Start-Ups 500 Mbps Speeds, Cloud-Based Voice and Streaming TV Services PHILADELPHIA, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Benjamin's Desk, the Philadelphia incubator that helped launch companies like Uber and Curalate, has selected Comcast Business as its exclusive network services partner to give its start-up and entrepreneur members access to a scalable and high-performing network of Ethernet, voice and TV...

2014-06-05 16:31:01

Business tenants in Pleasanton now have a new choice for scalable, high-performance Ethernet, Internet, WiFi and advanced voice services to help improve their operations PLEASANTON, Calif., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Comcast Business, one of the nation's leading providers of information and communications products and services to companies, today announced a major expansion of its advanced network into Valley Business Park in Pleasanton, Calif., providing the manufacturing,...

2014-06-02 16:23:38

PARTNERS ANNOUNCE FILM SCHEDULE, INCLUDES THE KARATE KID and A SOLDIER'S STORY WASHINGTON, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HBO and Comcast are proud to announce the return of a favorite Washington summertime tradition, Screen on the Green. Marking its 16(th) year, the festival will kick-off July 21st with the 1984 classic "THE KARATE KID." The free outdoor event will continue with screenings each Monday evening at sunset through August 11th. Each movie will be shown on a giant 20' by...

2014-05-27 12:37:53

Graduating High School Seniors Recognized for Academic Achievement and Community Service CONCORD, N.H., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Comcast Foundation, founded in 1999 to provide charitable support to its local communities and to empower and enrich lives, today announced the 2014 recipients of its annual Leaders and Achievers® Scholarship Program. The program, one of the Comcast Foundation's signature community investment programs, recognizes students' leadership skills,...


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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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