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2013-10-21 23:26:37

NoSQL leader expands its mobile capabilities with the acquisition. Brooklyn, NY and Omsk, Russia (PRWEB) October 21, 2013 Thumbtack Technology, a leading software engineering consulting firm in Brooklyn, New York, announces the acquisition of Al Digit, a mobile development company based in Omsk, Russia. This acquisition elevates Thumbtack’s ability to service a larger client base by incorporating an established mobile engineering team, skilled front-end developers, and designers....

Worldwide Tablet, Mobile Phone Market Expected To Keep Growing
2013-10-21 10:56:20

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online PC shipments are set to decline 8.4 percent this year, while tablet shipments could increase by more than 50 percent. On Monday, research firm Gartner released its latest forecast, which comes just a week after a Pew Research Center study found the tablet and/or e-book reader market for those over the age of 16 standing at 43 percent. Gartner's report forecasts that worldwide shipments of traditional PCs, including both desktops and...

2013-10-17 23:00:36

Online learning tool is now available on mobile platforms through appcatch.com. Deerfield Beach, FL (PRWEB) October 17, 2013 BizLearn is the new online learning environment for the College of Business Administration at Texas A&M University-Kingsville. Powered by Desire2Learn, the integrated learning platform, the curriculum is now accessible from smartphones and tablets thanks to the DIY app builder at appsbar.com. BizLearn has earned appsbar’s App of the Day award for showcasing...

2013-10-16 23:28:48

Furthering its advocacy for the use of mobile platforms in marketing research, Civicom Marketing Research Services launched its Qualitative Text Analytics service for clients in the UK and Europe at the European leg of the Marketing Research in the Mobile World (MRMW) Conference in London October 7-11. Civicom was a gold sponsor of the event. Greenwich, CT (PRWEB) October 16, 2013 Furthering its advocacy for the use of mobile platforms in marketing research, Civicom Marketing Research...


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humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'