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2011-10-26 13:45:00

For the first time in the past 4 years there is virtually no change in Fortune 500 companies adopting Facebook, Twitter or Blogging, according to new study by the Center for Marketing Research at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth San Jose, CA/Dartmouth, MA (PRWEB) October 26, 2011 The adoption of the most popular social media tools by the Fortune 500 appears to be leveling off, with little or no change in the past year. Close to one third of these corporate giants are without either...

Over 100,000 Emails Lost To Doppelganger Domains
2011-09-10 04:35:14

  Typo-squatting or doppelganger domains (websites that are essentially misspelled versions of a legitimate domain name) could be used to gather information such as industry secrets and user names and passwords, an information securities firm reported Friday. The research was conducted by the Godai Group, who had registered doppelganger domains for Fortune 500 companies. Over a six-month period, they received over 120,000 individual emails and a total of 20GB of data through those...

2011-05-27 00:00:29

- Intetics Co. Earns First Place as Rising Star in Annual 2011 Global Outsourcing 100 List Compiled by the IAOP - Wilmette, IL (PRWEB) May 26, 2011 Intetics is proud to announce that it has been selected the number one outsourcing service provider in the "ËœRising Star' category on the 2011 Global Outsourcing 100 Service Providers List. The list is compiled by the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP), which annually conducts an independent assessment of...

2011-05-18 00:01:31

The International Association of Outsourcing Professionals® (IAOP®) has recognized Freeborders as a "Rising Star" in The 2011 Global Outsourcing 100® and The World's Best Outsourcing Advisors list for the 4th consecutive year. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) May 17, 2011 Freeborders, Inc., a global provider of consulting, technology and outsourcing solutions to financial services and Internet based businesses, today announced that the International Association of Outsourcing...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'