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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...

2014-04-22 12:36:43

Large Firm Participation Does Not Scare Off Smaller Bidders And Accounts For Bulk Of Total Auction Proceeds WASHINGTON, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the Federal Communications Commission begins to formalize rules for the upcoming voluntary incentive auctions for broadcast spectrum, questions regarding participation limits on the largest domestic wireless carriers remain open. Proponents of bidder restrictions on AT&T and Verizon claim that bidding by the more...

2014-04-21 16:27:00

NEW CARROLLTON, Md., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) will join with Verizon on April 23 to announce research results on the effectiveness of an innovative professional development program for teachers that integrates mobile technology into the classroom in an effort to increase student interest and performance in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM.) At the event, to be held at Charles Carroll Middle School in...

2014-04-21 16:22:03

Gov. Rick Scott Has Also Been Invited LAKE MARY, Fla., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon will officially open its new $50 million, 220,000 square-foot Lake Mary Finance Center building with a coffee reception, ribbon cutting ceremony and tours of the facility on Friday (April 25). Fran Shammo, Verizon's chief financial officer, will speak at the event, as will Lake Mary Mayor David Mealor and Bob Dallari, chairman, Seminole County Board of County Commissioners. Gov. Rick Scott...


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cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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