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2013-10-15 23:01:49

Sparkfly, Inc., the leading point-of-sale (POS) mobile offer redemption technology platform, today announced an expanded relationship with NCR Corporation, the global leader in consumer transaction technologies, to launch, deliver and track closed loop, in-store mobile promotions. This will enable consumers to redeem mobile promotions in real time at thousands of restaurant locations using the NCR Aloha POS solution. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) October 15, 2013 Sparkfly, Inc., the leading...

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2010-10-04 17:35:10

A cash register is a device for calculating and recording sales transactions. A cash drawer for storing cash is attached and the register usually prints a receipt. Cash registers were first invented in order to deter employee theft and embezzlement. It is theorized that odd prices such as 49 and 99 cents came about so that it was almost guaranteed the cashier would have to provide a penny in change and therefore announce the sale. Most of the time the drawer could only be opened after a sale,...

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  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.