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2014-09-08 12:26:51

NEW YORK, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Economist today released its latest Consolidated Media Report (CMR), confirming a shift in worldwide audience behaviour and a growing focus on digital consumption. Three highlights that point in that direction include: -- Digital edition sales now account for 11% of total Economist circulation. -- Over 50,000 more digital edition copies were purchased compared to a year ago. -- Worldwide digital sales grew 43%, with...

2014-07-30 23:10:36

Tellwut Corp. crowdsourced its members through an online survey and found that 65% find it important for schools to keep in touch after graduation while 80% were happy with their education. (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Higher education will always be a growing demand in the marketplace. According to “Free Exchange- Wealth by Degrees”, a June 24, 2014 article in The Economist, the unemployment rate in North America is below average while student loans rose by 25%, doubling the average debt...

2014-06-24 20:21:13

Hachette to buy Perseus Books, and to sell Perseus's Distribution Businesses to Ingram NEW YORK, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hachette Book Group, Ingram Content Group, and the Perseus Books Group announced today that the three companies have entered into binding commitments for Hachette to purchase Perseus and sell Perseus's client services businesses to Ingram. The deal is expected to close soon after regulatory approval of the Hachette-Perseus transaction is received. Hachette...

2014-06-19 16:27:33

Unique Tool Commissioned by DuPont and Developed by Economist Intelligence Unit Finds a Captive Audience in Cape Town CAPE TOWN, South Africa, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Agribusiness leaders, attending the 2014 Agribusiness & Food World Forum in Cape Town, were the beneficiaries of an in-depth review and tutorial on the recently launched Global Food Security Index, developed by the Economist Intelligence Unit. Commissioned by agricultural leader DuPont, the Global Food...

2014-06-05 08:26:29

Challenge winner to receive $10,000 and one on one coaching from leaders of industry NEW YORK, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lumina Foundation, in partnership with The Economist Group and InnoCentive, has launched a new crowdsourcing challenge which will generate solutions to closing the skills gap and increasing communication between higher education and today's workforce. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140604/94616 Open to the public, the Challenge seeks to create a product or service...

2014-06-04 12:22:29

Asian Cities To Fuel Economic Expansion, According to Economist Intelligence Unit Report Commissioned by InvestKL LONDON, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a series of six new reports released Monday to a select audience in London, The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) revealed dynamic growth across Asian industries, reinforcing the view that the balance of economic power is shifting eastward. The EIU's "industry dynamism" barometer, commissioned by InvestKL (Greater Kuala Lumpur's investment...

2014-05-29 16:29:02

NEW YORK, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MAZ, whose publishing platform powers almost 1,000 apps across iOS and Android for publishers such as Forbes, USA Today, The Economist, and OK! Magazine, announced the addition of HTML5 publishing tools to their platform. The new HTML5 publishing tools enable brands to seamlessly offer their content to readers using the desktop web, tablet web, or mobile web, in addition to the native apps currently made available by MAZ for iOS and Android...

2014-05-28 23:13:11

Study Adds Obesity and Food Loss as Indicators in 109 Countries WILMINGTON, DEl. (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 DuPont and the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) today released the 2014 Global Food Security Index that showed 70 percent of countries in the study increased their food security scores over the previous year. The 2014 Index measures 109 countries against 28 food security indicators that monitor the ongoing impact of agriculture investments, collaborations and policies around the world....

2014-05-20 23:03:01

Market Publishers Ltd is announced as a media partner of The Economist’s UK Energy 2014 event, taking place on the 10th of June 2014, London, the UK. London, UK (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 Market Publishers Ltd is announced as a media partner of The Economist’s UK Energy 2014 event, taking place on the 10th of June 2014, London, the UK. In the midst of a steady flow of headlines about rising bills and looming power outages, policy makers are facing an important dilemma – how to balance...

2014-04-24 00:20:53

Bob Simon of CBS News-60 Minutes Receives President's Award; Kate O'Brian of Al Jazeera America and Kathleen Carroll from The Associated Press will light the Press Freedom candle in memory of the Journalists Killed and Missing in Action NEW YORK, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 2013 news stories included a military crackdown in Egypt, a terrorist attack on a shopping mall in Kenya, the death of a beauty queen in Mexico, as well as stories on the environment and iPhones. This year's...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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