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2013-05-09 23:28:04

Epom has today launched Smart Ad Optimization, a new service that is aimed to maximize advertisers revenue by providing automatic ad campaigns optimization tools. (PRWEB) May 09, 2013 Epom, the international ad serving and ad management solutions provider, today launched Smart Ad Optimization, a new service that is aimed to maximize advertisers revenue by providing automatic ad campaigns optimization tools. It is a savvy combination of ad campaigns optimization and ad monetization....

2013-05-06 23:03:48

Leveraging over 9 million of dollars of investment in military simulation and training, Engineering & Computer Simulations (ECS) unveils a new robust training capability called the Crisis Response Simulation, to the Oil and Gas Industry at the Offshore Technology Conference in Houston, TX, May 6-9. The simulation system can be rapidly configured, and provides immersive, intense scenario training, rehearsal and real-time feedback, resulting in effective crisis response training which...

2013-04-26 14:15:45

In seeming contrast to the notion that the elderly often have memory problems, a new study from an HF/E researcher finds driver retraining to be an effective strategy for improving the safe-driving habits of older drivers over the long term. In his Human Factors article, “The Long-Term Effects of Active Training Strategies on Improving Older Drivers´ Scanning in Intersections: A Two Year Follow-up to Romoser and Fisher (2009),” Matthew R. E. Romoser conducted a follow up...

2013-04-19 23:03:10

Responding to fiscal challenges Defense agencies are seeking high quality business case analysis and business modeling and simulation that enable them to deliver critical capability while lowering costs. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) April 19, 2013 The Department of Defense operates off long term plans and budgets, making important and irrevocable decisions years before they are implemented. For that reason, it is critical to determine the “right answers” to the highly complex issues...


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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