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2009-08-12 13:25:00

Netflix Inc is already indicating there will be another $1 million challenge to improve its system of recommending movies that subscribers may enjoy, even though the DVD rental company has yet to announce the first winner.

2009-08-11 07:00:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- In a true photo-finish, Opera Solutions, a global management consulting firm, in partnership with two other high-ranked teams ("The Ensemble"), recently edged out a Bell Labs/Yahoo consortium in the largest and most prestigious global analytics competition ever.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.