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2014-05-20 23:04:13

Verizon, AT&T, and T-Mobile now share recognition as the top-performing mobile networks in Las Vegas. Bellevue, Wash. (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 Verizon, AT&T, and T-Mobile now share recognition as the top-performing mobile networks in Las Vegas. This marks a milestone for T-Mobile, as AT&T and Verizon have tied for first in the overall performance category in the past four tests of the market. That’s according to independent mobile analytics firm RootMetrics®, which measures...

2014-05-20 08:28:32

Cinemoi to air exclusive U.S. coverage of the Cannes 2014 Awards Ceremony on Saturday May 24, on Verizon FiOS LOS ANGELES, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cinémoi North America, a 24-hour network on Verizon FiOS, Channel 236, featuring curated films from around the world, high couture festivals, and other lifestyle programming, announced at their Upfront Event on April 23(rd) that they have partnered with Canal+ to deliver exclusive coverage of the Cannes 2014 Awards Ceremony to U.S. film...

2014-05-13 16:22:52

Twenty-Eight CEOs Argue Title II Classification Will Impede Investment and Job Creation WASHINGTON, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) set to unveil a revised net neutrality proposal on Thursday, twenty-eight CEOs from America's top broadband Internet companies today sent a letter to the agency urging Commissioners to maintain the light touch regulatory approach that has helped create millions of jobs and vastly improved consumer choice....

2014-05-12 16:32:15

PHILADELPHIA, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon, which is sponsoring the second annual Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce's Small Business Week, May 12 -16, has several activities lined up for small-business owners in the Philadelphia-metro area, including a virtual event available to anyone with access to the Internet. Today (May 12), join Verizon's social media contest to help kick off the week. Just follow both @PhillyChamber and @VZSmallBiz, then tweet out to us and tell...

2014-05-08 08:42:47

Verizon has recently acquired EdgeCast, a CDN provider, which is just one aspect that will cause changes in the CDN market, says Heavy Reading Insider NEW YORK, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon's acquisition of content delivery network (CDN) provider EdgeCast is just one of several developments that will shake up the CDN sector, which has long been dominated by Akamai Technologies, according to the latest report from Heavy Reading Insider (www.heavyreading.com/insider), a subscription...

2014-05-02 12:24:46

Soccer Festivals in Ten U.S. Cities from May through September Feature USA's Largest Hispanic Tourneys and Youth Talent Search SAN FRANCISCO, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alianza de Futbol, launched a decade ago to support the development of amateur Hispanic soccer, will kick off its 11(th) season in Dallas on Saturday, May 3(rd). Famous for exposing young Hispanic talent to professional and national team scouts, the Alianza de Futbol games that weekend will feature men's, women's...

2014-04-29 12:30:52

Steve Adubato, Jr., Sandra King and Verizon to be honored; Ralph Izzo and Josh Weston serve as co-chairs; NEWARK, N.J., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NJTV, New Jersey's public television network, will host its first major benefit event at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) on Wednesday, May 28, at 6:00 pm. The benefit, co-chaired by Ralph Izzo (Chairman & CEO, PSE&G) and Josh Weston (Public Media NJ, Inc. chairman and former CEO, ADP) will honor two...

2014-04-23 12:34:51

Verizon, the Program's Creator, and Its Partner, International Society for Technology in Education, to Launch Verizon Mobile Learning Academy to Train More Teachers Nationwide NEW CARROLLTON, Md., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New national research indicates that training teachers to integrate mobile technology into instruction may have a positive effect on students' standardized test scores and academic achievement. The research comes from an evaluation study, conducted by the International...

2014-04-23 08:40:26

WASHINGTON, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Google spent $3.82 million lobbying federal lawmakers and regulators during the first quarter of 2014, making it the top spender among 15 top technology and telecommunications companies, according to an analysis of lobbying disclosure forms Consumer Watchdog said today. According to lobbying disclosure forms filed this week, Comcast, which is seeking approval from the Federal Communications Commission and the Justice Department,...

2014-04-22 23:02:51

ONE World Sports has signed a multiyear, multiplatform agreement with Verizon making more than 2,500 hours annually of exclusive world-class sporting events available to FiOS TV subscribers on their TVs, computers, laptops, tablets and mobile handsets. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 ONE World Sports has signed a multiyear, multiplatform agreement with Verizon, making more than 2,500 hours annually of exclusive world-class sporting events—including the club channel programming of...


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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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