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2012-10-20 04:04:16

Globalization and Localization Leader Exhibits at Booth F04 Brno, Czech Republic (PRWEB) October 19, 2012 Moravia, a worldwide leader in advanced globalization solutions, will showcase its newest translation and localization innovations at the tekom annual conference and tcworld 2012. At Booth F04, Moravia will demonstrate its latest mobile localization offering called App Review Translator, which is designed to gather, translate and analyze multilingual mobile app reviews and comments from...

2012-09-26 13:30:43

The current practice of large donors is forcing the World Health Organization and the World Bank to reflect on how to reform to remain more appealing to the wider set of stakeholders and interests at play, according to Devi Sridhar from the University of Oxford writing in this week's PLOS Medicine. Sridhar argues that since the priorities of funding bodies largely dictate what health issues and diseases are studied, a major challenge in the governance of global health research funding is...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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