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2011-08-17 08:00:00

FRANKFURT, Germany, MUMBAI, India and PUNE, India, Aug. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- RTS Realtime Systems Group (RTS), a leading global trading solutions provider headquartered in Frankfurt, Germany, today announced that it has closed on its transaction to acquire First Futures Software Engineering Pvt. Ltd. (FFS), a high-end technology solutions provider in Pune, India. The transaction marks RTS' first acquisition of another company since its founding in 1992. The firm also announced it would...


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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