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2014-07-23 12:22:53

DETROIT, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Four automotive industry giants who developed radically new vehicles in Europe and America, new insights into meaningful quality measurements and new concepts in automotive publications will be inducted into the Automotive Hall of Fame during ceremonies celebrating the organization's 75(th) anniversary on the evening of July 24. The only organization of its type in the world, the Automotive Hall of Fame in Dearborn, Mich., celebrates the insights,...

2014-06-02 12:32:45

Crain's Chicago Business recognizes Market6 in its "Fast Fifty" list, which spotlights the city's leading companies. DEERFIELD, Ill., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Market6, a leading provider of web-based retail analytic applications, today announced that it has been named the sixth fastest growing private company in Chicago. Crain's Chicago Business, publishers of Chicago business news and information, recognized Market6 in its "Fast Fifty" feature, an annual recognition of the...

2014-05-23 12:23:52

CLEVELAND, May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Litigation Management, Inc. [LMI], the industry leader in providing comprehensive analysis and medical information management services for the defense, has been named to Crain's Cleveland Business' list of 2014 "Health Care Heroes Featuring Northeast Ohio's Healthiest Employers." LMI is one of seven Cleveland-based companies to receive Crain's "Healthiest Employer Award." Crain's presented LMI with its award during an honoree luncheon held on May 15,...

2014-04-10 16:23:05

CHICAGO, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Business Insurance is proud to name Peter Oxner as director of Advertising and Mike Hernandez as director of Marketing. Both will report to publisher Frank Quigley. Oxner joins Business Insurance from SaaS mobile platform provider Velti where he was sales director. Prior to that he was with the Financial Times of London in Chicago where he managed their Midwest, South and West Coast sales teams. He's also worked at BusinessWeek, Business 2.0...

2014-03-04 23:01:35

Collins creates new brand identity for producer of Internet Week New York and Internet Week Europe. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 Internet Week, which produces Internet Week New York and Internet Week Europe, two of the world’s leading technology, business and culture festivals, today unveiled a new brand identity and logo designed by creative brand agency Collins reflecting the openness and energy of both festivals and the Internet itself. Internet Week New York, founded in 2008,...

2014-02-12 23:03:50

Hackathon organizer and TechCrunch columnist will oversee programming for annual festival as well as the development of year-round news site covering NYC’s tech economy. New York, NY (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 Internet Week New York has hired Matylda Czarnecka as director of content where she will oversee programming for the citywide festival as well as the development of InternetWeekNY.com into a year-round news source covering New York City’s thriving tech-based economy. Now in its...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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