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2013-05-28 23:02:59

Members of Print Audit´s Premier subscription program now have access to exclusive IDC discounts and webinars. (PRWEB) May 28, 2013 International Data Corporation (IDC) and Print Audit have partnered to offer exclusive benefits to members of Print Audit´s Premier subscription program. With 163 members world-wide, Premier is a subscription program that gives office equipment dealers virtually unlimited access to all of Print Audit´s products for one low monthly price. IDC is...

As Tablet Sales Continue To Surge, Apple Shows It Is Still King
2013-05-02 11:05:19

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The International Data Company (IDC) has just released their latest tablet report which confirms the world´s hottest new love affair with these mobile devices. Tablet shipments have grown exponentially year over year, about 142.4 percent, in the first quarter of 2013. IDC claims the actual number of tablets sold in 1Q13 is 49.2 million, even more than the number of tablets shipped in the first half of 2012. As they´ve...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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