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2013-10-17 23:22:54

The Patient Engagement Company’s Full Proposal Selected for Final-Round Judgment Clark, NJ (PRWEB) October 17, 2013 HealthEd’s proposal has been chosen to advance to the final round of the Verizon Powerful Answers Awards Contest. Of more than 1,300 entries, HealthEd stands among 30 finalists and is a Top 10 contender in the healthcare category. The contest, bringing together the brightest and most innovative minds in the industry, will reward companies whose proposals address...

2013-10-14 23:00:28

For the first time, AT&T was named the top-performing carrier in Chicago, but T-Mobile’s recent launch of LTE service has boosted the carrier’s data speeds. Bellevue, Wash. (PRWEB) October 14, 2013 For the first time, AT&T was named the top-performing carrier in Chicago, but T-Mobile’s recent launch of LTE service has boosted the carrier’s data speeds. That’s according to independent mobile analytics firm RootMetrics™, which conducts mobile performance tests designed...

Verizon Continues To Challenge FCC Over Net Neutrality
2013-09-16 07:40:13

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Net Neutrality is being debated once again in Washington as Verizon challenges regulations that prevent it favoring high paying customers. Earlier this month, the telecommunications carrier argued in court to be allowed to regulate for itself what is broadcast on its network and at what speed. In 2010 the FCC approved the “Open Internet” rule, which prohibits corporations from determining what is allowed on the Internet. Verizon...

Sprint Early Upgrade Plan
2013-09-16 06:30:13

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Sprint will be the last of the 'Big Four' American carriers to adopt an early upgrade program, says a report from Roger Cheng at CNET. Under the One Up plan, Sprint customers will be allowed to trade in their old devices to take part of the program. Customers will then pay the remaining cost of their devices in monthly installments. Unlike the early upgrade plans of AT&T and Verizon, Sprint will offer a $15 discount on monthly...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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