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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
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.