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2010-10-08 08:00:00

ARMONK, N.Y., Oct. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Information technology professionals predict that mobile and cloud computing will emerge as the most in-demand platforms for software application development and IT delivery over the next five years, according to a new IBM (NYSE: IBM) survey released today. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101008/NY78887 ) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20101008/NY78887 ) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090416/IBMLOGO ) (Logo:...

2009-04-29 23:01:00

ARMONK, N.Y., April 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Addressing the rapid pace of information technology transformation across all industries, IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced new social technology enhancements to developerWorks, to help software developers more easily work together on open standards-based innovations. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090430/NY08130 ) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090416/IBMLOGO ) While developers have access to a wide variety of IT...

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  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'