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2013-12-13 23:28:11

For the weeks leading up to the shopping holidays, Channel IQ delivered an interactive webinar to over 200 attendees helping online resellers tackle the problem of counterfeit and unauthorized online product sales for the Christmas shopping season. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) December 13, 2013 The Channel IQ webinar on November 20th dealing with unauthorized online product resellers presented by David Howell - Director of Global Brand Protection and Dustin Busmann - Senior Investigations and...

Harvard Study Claims Learning Music Doesn't Lead To Smarter Children
2013-12-13 08:46:36

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Many children who take music lessons benefit from the ability to express their creativity and the self-discipline and focus daily practice requires. In addition, children gain self-confidence from learning a new song or even mastering a new chord. Parents often enroll their children in music lessons with the hope it will make them smarter and improve their IQ. In a new study, researchers from Harvard are now reporting that this...

2013-12-12 10:27:54

The degree to which students' exam scores differ owes more to their genes than to their teachers, schools or family environments, according to new research from King's College London published today in PLOS ONE. The study, which took place in the UK, looked at students' scores for their GCSE's (General Certificate of Secondary Education), a UK-wide examination at the end of compulsory education at 16 years old. The authors explain that the findings do not imply that educational...

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2013-12-11 14:49:25

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study from researchers at MIT slated to appear in an upcoming issue of the journal Psychological Science has shown a distinct disconnect between performances on standardized tests and students’ cognitive abilities. Standardized tests, a measure of so-called crystallized intelligence, have been shown to be an accurate predictor of students’ future educational achievement, as well as their employment and income prospects as...

2013-12-10 23:29:41

With Sunrise BI, Atlanco has faster access to business indicators that are important to them. (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 Sunrise Technologies is proud to announce the success and time-savings that Microsoft Dynamics AX customer, Atlanco, is experiencing with Sunrise Business Intelligence. Atlanco is a leading supplier of equipment and uniforms for the military and law enforcement, and has been using Microsoft Dynamics AX to manage operations since 2000. Atlanco recently deployed actionable...

2013-12-06 23:01:09

New Checklist Report helps healthcare providers develop strategies for employing BI, data discovery, and analytics tools and technologies in their environments. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) December 06, 2013 TDWI Research has released its newest Checklist Report, Seven Steps to Realizing Value from Business Intelligence and Discovery Analytics for Healthcare Providers. The report explains how the latest BI and data discovery tools can enable a wider spectrum of healthcare managers and...

2013-12-03 23:24:10

Users give Dimensional Insight high ratings in goal achievement, performance satisfaction and customer support in The BI Survey 13 conducted by BARC. Burlington, Mass. (PRWEB) December 03, 2013 Dimensional Insight, a developer of business intelligence (BI) solutions, today announced that its BI platform, The Diver Solution (Diver), achieved high ratings in the BARC BI Survey 13 for the third straight year. The BI Survey 13 is the world’s largest and most comprehensive independent survey...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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