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2009-10-20 10:52:00

DULLES, Va., Oct. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IceWEB, Inc.(TM) (OTC Bulletin Board: IWEB), www.IceWEB.com, a leading provider of purpose built appliances and building blocks for cloud storage networks, announced today that the company is working with Spot Image Corporation to build and market a turn-key appliance pre-bundled with Spot Image's imagery served by Google Earth Enterprise. The appliance will be designed to offer a rapidly deployable service that delivers Spot Image's...

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2008-10-31 10:25:00

Humanitarian aid workers responding to devastating flooding in Honduras have received assistance from space, with satellite images of affected areas provided rapidly following activation of the International Charter on Space and Major Disasters. Tens of thousands of people have been displaced and 33 lives have been claimed by floods and landslides brought on by a tropical depression that hit the Central American country on October 16. On October 27, the UN Institute for Training and Research...

2008-09-02 09:00:16

Spot Image Corp. today announced that it has been named a Google Earth Enterprise Partner. Spot Image Corp. will leverage this new partnership with Google to deliver imagery through current and planned web-based solutions to clients through Google Earth. Spot Image Corp. will develop 'ready-to-use' image data sets for Google Earth and Google Earth Enterprise users in addition to creating a variety of advanced new information services and solutions. Spot Image Corp. plans to tap into the...


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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