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2011-11-07 05:00:00

Urban Airship today announced that it has raised $15.1 million in Series C funding to help brands and developers create the next generation of cutting edge mobile apps. Strategic investors including salesforce.com and Verizon participated in the round, along with existing investors Foundry Group and True Ventures. Portland, Ore. (PRWEB) November 06, 2011 Urban Airship today announced that it has raised $15.1 million in Series C funding to help brands and developers create the next...

2011-10-13 09:00:00

Artists open an online museum as a virtual ode to the famous painter Gustav Klimt. The ABC Art Gallery project on Klimtmuseum.com allows users to virtually visit Vienna in 360° walk-through tour, visit a 3D rendered online museum and also visit the digital avatar of Gustav Klimt himself. (PRWEB) October 13, 2011 2012 is the 150th anniversary of Gustav Klimt, the prominent Austrian Symbolist painter and founding member of the Vienna Secession movement. This occasion motivated a team of...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • 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.
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