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2004-11-29 15:00:14

RETAIL technology specialist NCR has beaten off software giant Oracle to win a multimillion dollar datawarehousing contract with Vodafone New Zealand. Teradata, a division of US multinational NCR, will merge the telco's four existing datawarehouses into a single facility, which will let the telco conduct more sophisticated analysis on how customers are using its various services. Vodafone's general manager of business planning John Tombleson says the transition from its current systems...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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