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2009-11-16 07:45:00

LONDON, Nov. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: Free Web seminar - an online panel discussion featuring The Planet, Proofpoint and TelecityGroup, followed by an interactive question and answer session with the panelists. WHO: Alexei Rodriguez, Senior Director of Operations and IT at Proofpoint, a leading provider of SaaS email security, archiving and compliance solutions Will Charnock, Vice President of Technology at The Planet, the global leader in IT hosting Rob Coupland, COO of...

2009-01-29 15:42:59

A survey of British office workers found 33 percent of respondents admitted to viewing pornography on their work computers. However, the survey of 400 office workers, carried out by e-mail security provider Proofpoint, found only 7 percent of those polled said they had been caught viewing inappropriate materials at work, The Daily Telegraph reported Thursday. A quarter of those polled said they had mistakenly sent an amorous e-mail to a co-worker that was meant for a significant other and 54...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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