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2014-05-23 16:23:11

SYDNEY, May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vivid Sydney (23 May - 9 June) was officially opened tonight by the NSW Premier Mike Baird, as the Sails of iconic Sydney Opera House came alive with world-exclusive, stunning 3D-mapped projections, and the Harbour City was filled with colour and light. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://www.multivu.com/mnr/7233751-destination-nsw-sixth-annual-vivid-sydney-festival-color-and-light Vivid Sydney, the...

2011-01-26 07:00:00

BOLIVAR, Mo., Jan. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Duck Creek Technologies, Inc., a provider of innovative software and services for the insurance industry, continues to expand its customer base as more companies look to replace legacy systems with modern technology. Duck Creek® continues to grow globally; increasing market share in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. The new customers represent geographic diversity, markets served, company sizes, lines of...

2010-01-19 08:00:00

BOLIVAR, Mo., Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Duck Creek Technologies, Inc. (Duck Creek), a leading provider of software and services for the Property & Casualty (P&C) insurance industry, announces the 2009 worldwide licensing of nine new customers for Duck Creek's Rating and Policy Administration systems and four for Duck Creek's Billing system. In addition to increased US market share, Duck Creek has experienced global growth with new customers in the United Kingdom and Canada. The...

2005-12-25 00:58:05

By Mark Bendeich SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian police patrolled Sydney's beaches in buggies and on horses decorated with tinsel and reindeer antlers on Sunday, as fears of fresh racial violence dissolved into a quiet Christmas Day. On Cronulla beach, where gangs of white surfers and ethnic Lebanese clashed in alcohol-fuelled riots two weeks ago, families spread out across the sand and children ran into the sea -- all under the watchful eye of dozens of armed, uniformed police....

2005-12-18 14:40:22

By Jim Regan SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian police "locked down" two Sydney suburbs on Sunday night, allowing only residents through roadblocks, fearing fresh outbreaks of racial violence after seizing Molotov cocktails. Police said Australia's famous Bondi Beach and the suburb of Brighton-le-Sands near Sydney airport had been sealed off after people were arrested carrying Molotov cocktails. "Only residents can come into Bondi. They have to show proof of residence, like a driver's...

2005-12-17 12:10:44

By James Regan SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian police set up road blocks and searched cars heading for Sydney's beaches on Saturday to prevent a second weekend of racial violence between ethnic Lebanese youths and local surfers. Australians have been told to stay away from beaches in three cities this weekend, especially Sydney where the checkpoints created traffic jams and left some of the city's summer playgrounds subdued on a sweltering day a week before Christmas. "This is not a...


Word of the Day
tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.