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2008-10-28 09:00:17

Local.com Corporation (NASDAQ: LOCM), a leading local search site and network, today announced that the company will be presenting a peer-reviewed research paper as part of the Geographic Information Retrieval (GIR) Workshop during the 17th annual Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM), being held at the Napa Valley Marriott, October 26-30, 2008.

2008-09-29 09:00:25

MetaCarta, Inc., the leading provider of geographic search solutions, today announced the MetaCarta Geographic Search and Referencing Platform (MetaCarta GSRP).


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.