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2011-08-16 07:45:00

PHOENIX, Ariz., Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Silicon Maps, Inc. launched the 2012 Silicon Desert Map campaign this morning, showcasing technology-related companies in Arizona. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110816/SF52756) The Silicon Desert Map campaign features more than 50 leading employers in Arizona. The annual map campaign is promoted on printed posters, calendars, online with linked logos, featured at airports and distributed at industry events. "We have eight annual...

2011-06-14 05:00:00

SAN RAMON, Calif., June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Silicon Maps, Inc. launched the 2012 Silicon Forest Map Campaign this morning, showcasing High Tech related companies in the Pacific Northwest. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110614/SF19214) The campaign features more than 50 High Tech employers. Each participant's logo is added to an electronic and printed Map campaign that is promoted online, displayed at airports and at industry events. "We have eight annual Map...

2011-06-08 10:00:00

SAN RAMON, Calif., June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Silicon Maps, Inc. launched the 2012 BIOSCIENCE WEST campaign this morning, showcasing Life Sciences related companies in California. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110608/AQ14101) The campaign features more than 150 Life Science employers. Each participant's logo is added to an electronic and printed Map campaign that is promoted online, displayed at airports and at industry events. "We have eight annual Map campaigns; each...

2009-07-28 14:07:00

LAKE OSWEGO, Ore., July 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- TechAmerica Oregon announced today that the Oregon Technology Investor Tour and the Silicon Forest Forum have merged to form the Silicon Forest Technology and Financial Forum. The newly combined event will take place August 25-26 in Hillsboro, Oregon, and will create a unique opportunity for the financial community to experience Oregon's public and private companies, meet their management teams, and take tours of participating...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'