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2014-09-10 04:22:14

New AVG Short Data Privacy Notice for AVG's online security, privacy and performance apps makes it clear what information is collected and why AMSTERDAM and SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AVG® Technologies N.V. (NYSE: AVG), the online security company for 182 million active users, today announced that it has now rolled out its AVG Short Data Privacy Notice on its most popular mobile apps. Quick and easy to read like a nutritional label, the new short privacy notice provides an...

2014-09-03 08:27:05

Location Labs adds industry relationships, mobile monetization and strategic technology to AVG's consumer offerings for devices, data, and people AMSTERDAM and SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AVG® Technologies N.V. (NYSE: AVG), the online security company(TM) for 182 million active users, today announced a definitive agreement to acquire privately-held Location Labs, a global leader that uses mobile technology to protect people. Location Labs has been recognized as an Inc....

2014-08-06 04:21:50

Updated AVG PrivacyFix app also allows users to calculate their Twitter value AMSTERDAM and SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AVG® Technologies N.V. (NYSE: AVG), the online security company for 182 million active users, today announced a number of updates to its flagship AVG PrivacyFix(TM) application, including extending its scope to the popular social network Twitter® and enabling users to assess their 'worth' to the key networks in terms of targeted advertising value. With...

2014-07-31 08:42:31

AVG continues to bring the rich Yahoo Search experience to its customers AMSTERDAM and SAN FRANCISCO, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AVG Technologies N.V. (NYSE: AVG), the online security company for 182 million active users, today announced it has renewed its search and distribution partnership with Yahoo!, Inc. AVG Secure Search, provided by AVG and Yahoo since 2012, helps protect users from dangerous websites and online threats using AVG's LinkScanner® technology. Under the renewed...

2014-07-23 04:21:01

AVG App lets you snooze and turn off your alarm with just a nod or shake of your head AMSTERDAM and SAN FRANCISCO, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AVG Technologies, (NYSE: AVG), the online security company(TM) for 187 million active users, today announced two AVG apps that use Amazon's innovative Dynamic Perspective technology solely created for the new Amazon Fire Phone. The AVG Alarm Clock Xtreme app's alarm clock and stopwatch features are controlled with simple head gestures,...

2014-07-10 04:22:14

Puzzle & Dragons, Facebook and theCHIVE rank as top performance draining apps for mobile users worldwide today, according AVG app study findings AMSTERDAM and SAN FRANCISCO, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AVG Technologies N.V. (NYSE: AVG), the online security company(TM) for 187 million active users, today announced the release of AVG Cleaner(TM) for Android(TM) 2.1 on the Google Play(TM) store. The refreshed app features enhanced battery life functionality and has been integrated into AVG...

2014-07-07 04:21:20

AVG Technologies research identifies major gap in training and support for teachers AMSTERDAM and SAN FRANCISCO, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Parents rely too much on schools to teach their children about online safety, according to 82 percent of teachers surveyed globally by AVG Technologies, (NYSE: AVG), the online security company(TM) for 187 million active users. The research highlights the ongoing discussion over the responsibility for delivering online safety education to children, with...

2014-06-03 04:22:05

New research from AVG Technologies indicates technology is accelerating the end of childhood innocence by making parents discuss awkward adult topics sooner AMSTERDAM and SAN FRANCISCO, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research released today by AVG Technologies, (NYSE: AVG), the online security company(TM) for 187 million active users, has revealed that by the age of ten years old, most children today will have already had their first 'facts of life' talk with their parents. This is up...

2014-06-02 16:30:43

AMSTERDAM, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AVG Technologies N.V. (NYSE: AVG), the online security company, today announced the third tranche of its repurchase program announced on May 9, 2013 and subsequently on November 13, 2013. AVG may repurchase up to 1,367,941 ordinary shares between June 3, 2014 and November 9, 2014. During the first tranche, 1,500,000 ordinary shares were repurchased between June 19, 2013 and November 5, 2013, and during the second tranche, 1,132,059 ordinary...

2014-05-06 08:44:31

CEO of Telefonica UK (O2) joins AVG as Independent Director AMSTERDAM and SAN FRANCISCO, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AVG Technologies N.V. (NYSE: AVG), the online security company for 177 million active users, today announced the appointment of Ronan Dunne, Chief Executive Officer of Telefonica UK (O2), to AVG's Supervisory Board. Mr. Dunne became a member of the Telefonica SA Executive Committee in March 2014. With his mobile industry expertise and business track record, Mr. Dunne...


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  • 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.'