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2014-01-16 12:35:25

Speakers from Deloitte, Packet Pushers & NIL Data Communications Take the Stage SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Interop, produced by UBM Tech, today highlights five top speakers and instructors who will present at Interop Las Vegas, happening March 31-April 4 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center. For more information or to register, visit: interop.com/lasvegas. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140116/SF47479) Deloitte Global CIO Larry Quinlan's keynote...

2014-01-13 20:23:21

Conversations That Matter on InformationWeek.com SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The new community-driven InformationWeek is playing host to an energetic discussion among IT professionals on Microsoft's deadline for the end of Windows XP, just three months away. According to InformationWeek's "Windows XP Won't Go Quietly" feature story, even with the impending deadline fast approaching, three out of four IT professionals must still support the operating system. View...

2014-01-13 20:20:53

Oracle Co-President Mark Hurd & Senior IT Leaders from Coca-Cola, UPMC and Dish Network to Speak SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the InformationWeek Conference, happening at Interop Las Vegas and produced by UBM Tech, announced the initial speakers headlining this year's event, including executives from Oracle, UPMC, Box, GE Power Generation Service, University of Oklahoma, Coca-Cola Bottling Co., Dish Network and more. Conference chairs Rob Preston and Chris...

2014-01-13 12:31:31

Recognizes the People and Technologies that Have Made a Difference in the Electronics Industry SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Tech's EE Times and EDN today announced the call for nominations for the 2014 ACE Awards competition http://ubm-ace.com/ has been extended through January 24, 2014. The awards program honors the people and technologies that have made a difference in the electronics industry and will take place at EE Live!, formerly Design West, in San Jose, CA....

Word of the Day
  • 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.'