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2014-05-15 16:26:35

According to a New Ambient Insight Report, Digital English Language Learning Revenues in the Middle East Reached $116.1 Million in 2013 SEATTLE, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) for digital English language learning products in the Middle East is 13.2% and revenues will reach $215.7 million by 2018, according to a new Ambient Insight report called "The 2013-2018 Middle East Digital English Language Learning Market." This report...

2014-03-11 08:40:42

CYPRUS, Greece, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In spring 2014 the idea of Aphroditecoin was born. Inspired by auroracoin, aphroditecoin wants to help the Cypriots to get back to their normal lives. The idea is that Aphroditecoin is a cryptocurrency which will be handed over to the Cypriots soon. It is based on litecoin and is 75% premined. The premined coins will be distributed to the entire population of Cyprus, commencing on midnight 21th of April 2014. Photo -...

2013-09-26 23:32:44

Hack Cyprus 2013, the first technology and startup festival in Cyprus, took place on the 4th-8th of September, bringing together more than 400 people over five days of building and learning. In times of crisis, Hack Cyprus is creating a grassroots movement aimed to shift an entire country's image. Nicosia, Cyprus (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 Hack Cyprus 2013, organised by the Cypriot Enterprise Link, came to a very successful close on Sunday 8th September with the Insights Conference at...

2013-07-23 23:26:09

As part of a wider effort to spur innovation, creativity and technological entrepreneurship in Cyprus, the Cypriot Enterprise Link is launching the first biggest technology and startup happening in Cyprus, taking place on the 4th-8th September 2013. Nicosia, Cyprus (PRWEB) July 23, 2013 Last year, Hack Cyprus established itself with the first ever hackathon to be organized on the island of Cyprus. The event was a great success with more than 80 attendees gathering together for 30+ hours...

2013-05-16 23:28:30

The number one holiday specialist for Turkey and Northern Cyprus is excited by the new figures that show tourism in Northern Cyprus has risen drastically. (PRWEB) May 16, 2013 New figures released show that tourism in Northern Cyprus has risen 43% over the last ten years. Southern Cyprus has been popular with holidaymakers for a long time, often attracting all of the limelight, whereas Northern Cyprus has previously been overlooked by visitors. Although these new figures suggest that this...

Word of the Day
  • 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.'