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2014-01-21 08:25:47

Frost & Sullivan predicts top 14 ideas and innovations that will have an impact across all industries this year MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In 2014, big data will grow bigger, wearable devices will become more abundant, and online retailing will become more prevalent amongst business-to-business. New analysis from Frost & Sullivan (www.frost.com), Top 14 Ideas and Innovations for 2014, finds that the trends mentioned above are the top three key global game...

2014-01-14 08:20:29

Number of sports utility vehicle models to double by 2020 MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The global top 20 automotive original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) intend to reach nearly 38 models of small and compact sports utility vehicles (SUVs) in North America before the end of 2013, and more than 62 models by 2020. So far, the market is dominated by non-premium models, such as Honda CR-V, Ford Escape and Toyota RAV4, but this is expected to change as OEMs increasingly...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • 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.'