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2012-06-28 23:02:54

Best Mobile Applications Determined by Live Audience and Online Vote New York, NY (PRWEB) June 28, 2012 Living in Digital Times today announced the winners of the highly anticipated Mobile Apps Showdown award at CE Week. The award honors promising mobile apps across all categories. Life360, an app that lets you locate and track family and friends, has been named the winner of the online vote. Pressman Toy´s iPieces, an interactive board game, and Kurio7, a family-friendly Android...

2012-04-04 23:03:39

Showdown showcases best new apps, pits finalists in a live competition to determine the best during CE Week in New York New York (PRWEB) April 04, 2012 Living in Digital Times, the leading producer of lifestyle technology summits and events, is excited to announce the Mobile Apps Showdown NYC Competition during CE Week, June 25-29, 2012 in NYC. Leading up to the panel, visitors to CE Week will also be able to check out the Wall of Apps, a hands-on, curated display of the best apps available...

2008-11-24 11:02:10

The global economic downturn is pitting Canadian national television networks against the federal regulator over license renewals, the Globe and Mail reported. The seven-year term for license renewal is scheduled to begin in April, but the Globe said broadcasters such as CTV and Global Television are preparing appeals for relaxation of some local news programming requirements as they face declining advertising revenues and are reducing their workforces by the hundreds. The scenario suggests...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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