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2011-06-20 10:00:00

GLASTONBURY, Conn., June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- TopCoder®, Inc., the leader in online programming competition, skills assessment and competitive software development, today announced the line up for the 2011 TopCoder Innovation Summit. "Innovation in the way the World Works" will feature Dean Kamen founder of FIRST and DEKA Research & Development Corp.; Nick Donofrio, former EVP Innovation and Technology and leader of IBM's technology strategy for innovation across...

2011-06-07 05:00:00

TEANECK, N.J., June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cognizant (NASDAQ: CTSH), a leading provider of consulting, technology, and business process outsourcing services, today announced it has entered into a three-year agreement with the MIT Center for Digital Business (CDB) to fund research on the impacts of new technologies in the communications, information, media and entertainment (CIME) industries. The research program will focus on "Trends in Technology, Work, and Leadership Development in the...

2011-05-18 21:38:00

BOSTON, May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- iSoftStone Holdings Limited ("iSoftStone", NYSE: ISS), a leading China-based IT services provider, joined more than 900 CIOs and senior IT executives from all over the world as a featured gold sponsor of the 2011 MIT Sloan CIO Symposium (http://www.mitcio.com), the premier international event to help CIOs and senior IT executives become better business leaders. The theme of 2011 Symposium was "Beyond the Crossroads - How will the CIO Role Evolve...

2011-05-18 05:00:00

SEATTLE, May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Opscode (http://www.opscode.com), the leader in cloud infrastructure automation, today announced that it has been selected as a finalist in the 2011 MIT Sloan CIO Symposium Innovation Showcase (http://www.mitcio.com). The Innovation Showcase highlights ten early stage companies that provide cutting-edge technology and offer new levels of value and advancement to enterprise IT. "MIT is all about innovation and entrepreneurship, and we developed the...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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