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2014-06-27 20:21:19

- 10-Game Red Zone Rally Season Pass On Sale Now That Includes All 49ers Preseason & Regular Season Contests SANTA CLARA, Calif., June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- California's Great America, the official amusement park of the San Francisco 49ers, is pleased to announce the opening of Great America Pavilion, an 18,000 sq. ft. multi-purpose facility that will be home to the Red Zone Rally pregame event for all 49ers home games, as well as other Levi's® Stadium events. "We're very...

2014-06-18 12:28:34

Survey Reveals 6 in 10 Students Overall Worry about School Shootings; Striking Gender, Political Differences in Opinions about Safety, Prevention, and Media Hype of Campus Violence SANTA CLARA, Calif., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- What: Results of the latest student survey conducted by Chegg, The Student Hub, demonstrate the effect and influence recent school shootings and reports of campus violence have on the collective student body. As high profile school shootings and sexual assault...

2014-06-17 23:11:57

Invoke Hires Daniel Quaroni from KAYAK.com as Principal Software Architect Boston, MA (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 Invoke, the recognized leader in technology and crowdsourcing for large-scale market research and customer intelligence, is pleased to announce that Daniel Quaroni has joined the company as Principal Software Architect. Quaroni’s primary responsibilities once he has built a new engineering team and is to develop Invoke's next-generation platform and products. Quaroni joins...

2014-06-03 08:42:15

Continues to Democratize Education through Affordable Access to High Quality Tutors On-Demand, In Any Subject SANTA CLARA, Calif., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chegg, The Student Hub, today announced that it has agreed to acquire InstaEDU, a leading on-demand tutoring marketplace, for $30 million in cash. InstaEDU has quickly scaled into a platform that connects students with on-demand tutors in more than 2,500 subjects, ranging from high school and standardized test prep, all the...

2014-05-20 08:30:03

Online Resource to Help Students Identify their Best Career Paths, the Skills they'll need to Pursue those Jobs, and Access to the Online Courses that Develop Specific Skills Relevant to their Aspirations SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chegg, The Student Hub, today introduced the Chegg Career Center, a first of its kind online resource for students and recent grads seeking to build their careers, land their first job, or find the best internships while still in...

2014-05-11 12:21:05

600 Young Cancer Patients And Their Families Enjoy Mother's Day At Great America SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Mother's Day, May 11, 2014, California's Great America amusement park will celebrate the 25(th) annual Courageous Kids Day and host 600 young cancer patients and their families for a wonderful day of rides, celebrities, food and fun. Great America has partnered with Courageous Kids and the American Cancer Society for 25 years to help brighten the...

2014-05-09 08:29:40

Former LivingSocial EVP of Global Retail Joins Chegg as Executive Vice President of Marketing Services SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chegg, The Student Hub, today announced Mitch Spolan has joined the company as Executive Vice President of Marketing Services, a new role that will oversee sales across Chegg's Enrollment Services, Brand Partnerships and Chegg Deals lines of business. Spolan's hiring comes fast on the heels of Chegg's acquisition of student deal...

2014-05-05 16:30:54

SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chegg, Inc. (NYSE: CHGG), the leading student-first connected learning platform, today announced that Chegg management will present at the following investor events: Jefferies 2014 Global Technology, Media and Telecom ConferenceDate: May 7, 2014Time: 1:30 p.m. ETPresenter: Andy Brown, CFOLocation: Miami, FL 42nd Annual JP Morgan Technology, Media & Telecom Conference Date: May 20, 2014 Time: 4:00 p.m. ETPresenter: Dan Rosensweig,...

2014-04-17 16:30:15

Expands Mobile Advertising Platform Adding Daily Deals and Food Services for College Students SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chegg, The Student Hub, today announced that it has acquired student deal platform Campus Special for $17 million in cash and stock. Campus Special will be rebranded Chegg Campus Deals. Combined with its leading student-first connected learning platform, Chegg's new Campus Deals platform expands the number of ways students can engage with...

2014-04-10 16:29:58

SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chegg, Inc. (NYSE:CHGG), the leading student-first connected learning platform, today announced that it is scheduled to release its earnings results for the first quarter of fiscal 2014 ended March 31, 2014, on Thursday, May 1, 2014, after the market close. Chegg will host a conference call to discuss the first quarter financial results at 2:00 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time (5:00 p.m. Daylight Time) on the same day. To access the call,...


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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