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2014-01-06 16:31:06

BEIJING, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- China Distance Education Holdings Limited (NYSE: DL) ("CDEL", or the "Company"), a leading provider of online education in China focusing on professional education, is pleased to announce that it has received a total of 58 awards that were presented to the Company at various education industry events during the course of 2013. Additionally, the Company's Chairman and CEO, Mr. Zhengdong Zhu, received a number of prominent education industry awards...

2014-01-01 00:20:14

The Digital Policy Council's latest research observes continued but dramatically slower growth of world leaders utilizing Twitter in 2013. WASHINGTON, Jan. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Digital Policy Council (DPC) released its fourth annual ranking of world leaders' use of the social media website Twitter.com. DPC's latest report indicates continued but decelerated growth in the number of heads of state on this medium. In 2013, 80% or 4 out of 5 world leaders were using...

2013-10-10 23:23:25

David Friedman, CEO and co-founder of Ayla Networks, is scheduled to speak at VERGE San Francisco, GigaOm’s Mobilize 2013 Product Showcase, and the Internet of Things World Forum in Barcelona. Sunnyvale, CA (PRWEB) October 10, 2013 Ayla Networks, a technology pioneer that created the first complete end-to-end cloud platform for the Internet of Things (IoT), is scheduled to speak at three conferences in October 2013, namely VERGE SF on October 15, GigaOm’s Mobilize 2013 Product...

Word of the Day
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.