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2014-06-25 08:25:41

New CR "Gadgets to Go" Guide Features Best Mobile Devices, Apps & Tips for Vacation YONKERS, N.Y., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- No matter where Americans travel this summer, their gadgets will be in tow. According to a national Consumer Reports survey, 94 percent of adult travelers bring electronic devices with them on vacation. CR's new Gadgets to Go report, available online at ConsumerReports.org, and in the August issue of Consumer Reports, features expert advice on the best...

2014-06-25 08:23:29

Robert Half Technology Survey Shows IT Hiring Projections PHILADELPHIA, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fourteen percent of Philadelphia-area technology executives recently surveyed expect to expand their IT teams in the second half of 2014, according to the just-released Robert Half Technology IT Hiring Forecast and Local Trend Report. This compares to 15 percent in the previous six-month period (January - June 2014). In addition, 74 percent plan to hire only for open IT roles, 9...

2014-06-24 08:25:42

LONDON, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TYTO Launches kickstarter project SOLID Font to help fund a laser cutter for small design company. Spell anything with these miniature laser cut desktop words. Solid Fonts are life-size versions of the kind of type face you see every day on your computer screen and splurging from your printer. These miniature desktop letters are laser cut from several layers of 100% recyclable corrugated card. Each character measures approximately...

2014-06-23 16:22:02

Roadmap Details 125 Recommendations to Advance Energy Efficiency Standardization in the Built Environment NEW YORK, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the release today of the Standardization Roadmap: Energy Efficiency in the Built Environment, U.S. industry, government, standards developing organizations (SDOs) and other energy efficiency stakeholders now have a national framework for action and coordination on future energy efficiency standardization. Developed by the American...

2014-06-18 23:12:01

Encyclopaedia Britannica® today announced that it has appointed Jason Pinter chief financial officer. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 Encyclopaedia Britannica® today announced that it has appointed Jason Pinter chief financial officer. Pinter succeeds Richard Anderson, who is retiring after nearly twenty years in the position. Pinter began his career with Arthur Andersen and later held positions with Kraft Foods and Orbitz Worldwide. He was most recently vice president,...

2014-06-17 12:22:57

In the news release, Con Ed Utility Shutoff Warnings to Customers Hits Record High - More Than in Great Recession, issued 17-Jun-2014 by AARP New York over PR Newswire, we are advised by the organization that in the first paragraph, first sentence, the text "new analysis out today from AARP and New York's Public Utility Law Project" should be hyperlinked to http://bit.ly/1lNX3ym. The complete, corrected release follows: Con Ed Utility Shutoff Warnings to Customers Hits Record High - More...

2014-06-17 08:35:42

FRISCO, Texas, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Encryptics, a provider of patented data privacy and protection services for businesses and government, announced today that its core encryption engine has been validated by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) under the Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS). FIPS defines security requirements for cryptography modules used by departments and agencies of the U.S. federal government. Encryptics' core encryption...

2014-06-17 08:22:40

New Report: Nearly 1M NYC Residents Got Shutoff Notices in 1st 4 Months of '14 NEW YORK, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nearly 1 million Consolidated Edison customers have faced the threat of having their home energy shut off this year while dealing with some of the nation's highest bills, a new analysis out today from AARP and New York's Public Utility Law Project (PULP) finds. That's more New York City residents at risk of having their power turned off than at even the...

2014-06-16 16:22:23

Sitting Bull Academy of Apple Valley, California has been honored with a recognition by Daily Press in its selection of "Best Of The Desert 2014 Readers Choice." APPLE VALLEY, Calif., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Announcing a special recognition appearing in the March, 2014 issue of Daily Press published by Freedom Communications Inc.. Sitting Bull Academy was selected for the following honor: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140616/118462 "Best Of The Desert 2014...

2014-06-16 16:21:24

Association Calls on Senate Majority Coalition Leader Skelos & His Conference to Back Independent Utility Consumer Advocate NEW YORK, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Statement from Beth Finkel, State Director for AARP in New York State: "The fact that New York's utility consumers may have been overcharged by up to $250 million over the last five years is disturbing but not surprising, since New York remains one of the few states - and by far the largest - to deny its...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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