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2012-04-25 22:06:51

Study on smokers' brains may mark dawn of a new age in advertising Advertisers and public health officials may be able to access hidden wisdom in the brain to more effectively sell their products and promote health and safety, UCLA neuroscientists report in the first study to use brain data to predict how large populations will respond to advertisements. Thirty smokers who were trying to quit watched television commercials from three advertising campaigns, which all ended by showing the...

Critics of Cybersecurity Bill Say it Gives Too Much Power to Bureaucrats
2012-02-17 14:39:04

Jedidiah Becker for RedOrbit.com There´s a battle raging on Capitol Hill over the details of a new bill that will attempt to mandate cybersecurity measures for a number of private-sector companies. After a group of web security experts urged the Senate Thursday to include tighter security mandates for a number critical industries´ networks, Republican senators pushed back Friday, alleging that the legislation would arbitrarily overextend federal authority in the infrastructure...

2011-03-28 14:26:00

LOS ANGELES and NEW YORK, March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Penske Media Corporation (formerly Mail.com Media Corporation), today announced the hiring of David Lieberman as Executive Editor of Deadline.com effective April 11th. The 17-year USA Today veteran who is a Senior Media Reporter and runs the USA Today CEO Forum will be based in PMC's New York office to cover a wide array of issues including Big Media corporate finance, technological convergence, and the digital revolution as part of...

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2010-12-02 07:30:00

After criticism from congressional staff, Amazon decided to boot Wikileaks from its servers, forcing the whistleblower website to use Web-hosting services in Europe, Wikileaks said Wednesday. According to the Associated Press (AP),  Senator Joe Lieberman said Amazon was questioned about its relationship with Wikileaks, which led to the online retail company cutting its ties with the whistleblower website. Wikileaks confirmed the ousting hours after AP reported that Amazon's servers had...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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