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2013-07-09 23:21:10

Web-based Software Eases Creation, Management of Credentials Displayed as Digital Open Badges. NEW YORK, NY (PRWEB) July 09, 2013 Professional Examination Service, the most experienced organization in professional licensure and certification services, today announced version 1.0 of ProExam Vault, its secure, web-based platform for issuing, sharing and storing digital credentials and micro-credentials. ProExam Vault is designed to make it simple for credential issuers (such as professional...

2013-07-01 23:23:01

One of the most effective ways to increase happiness is to lower expectations. Most of us have expectations that are unrealistically high, and, as a result, when they are not fulfilled, we are disappointed. St. Marys, GA (PRWEB) July 01, 2013 Lowering expectations to avoid disappointment is a form of mind control that leads to less sadness and greater happiness. People's minds generally are responsible for determining how “happy” they are in life, assuming enough to eat and...

2013-06-18 23:24:23

A1QA Software Testing Company has proved the compliance with the Informational Security standards. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) June 18, 2013 A1QA, an independent software QA and testing provider, underwent a compliance audit with ISO/IEC 27001:2005, an internationally accepted standard for Information Security management. The certification process audits a systematic approach and a structure for continuous process improvement as well as indicates company´s maturity in information protection....

2013-06-11 23:29:45

Alpha Technics, an industry leader in the design, development, and manufacturing of high accuracy temperature measurement systems, introduces the t-Pod Temperature Measurement system, a modular meter that can drastically increase the accuracy of temperature readings. When coupled with a high-accuracy probe, the Alpha Technics t-Pod Temperature Measurement system can provide a measurement accuracy of ±0.015°C over the calibrated range. Irvine, CA (PRWEB) June 11, 2013 Alpha...

2013-06-11 23:16:11

Representatives with one of the top house plans companies in the world say they have all the house plans anyone could want in one place. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) June 11, 2013 There´s an old saying that three heads is better than one, but representatives with Monster House Plans say that “23,000 house plans” is better than one. “We believe that the more options you have, the chances of finding the perfect house plan increases,” said Jeff Spring, president of Monster...

2013-05-21 23:17:16

In Confidence P/L of North Melbourne, Australia has earned the NAID AAA Certification for demonstrating compliance with operational and security specifications. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) May 21, 2013 In Confidence P/L of North Melbourne, Australia has earned the National Association for Information Destruction (NAID) AAA Certification for demonstrating compliance with operational and security specifications. “Organizations in Victoria are very fortunate to have a company that takes their...

Word of the Day
  • 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.'