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2014-06-13 16:20:49

TORONTO, June 13, 2014 /CNW/ - Rio Alto Mining Limited ("Rio Alto" or the "Company") (TSX & BVL: RIO, NYSE: RIOM, DB Frankfurt: MS2) and Sulliden Gold Corporation Ltd. ("Sulliden") (TSX & BVL: SUE, OTCQX: SDDDF) are pleased to announce that they have signed a definitive arrangement agreement (the "Agreement") relating to the previously announced business combination of Rio Alto and Sulliden (the "Transaction"). The material terms of the Transaction are as previously...

2014-04-24 23:03:24

Palo Alto Software’s small business planning and performance tracking tool offers users new feature to compare their financials with other businesses in the same industry Eugene, Ore. (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 Palo Alto Software’s online business planning and performance tracking tool, LivePlan, released a new feature last week that allows users to compare their financial goals and actual results with other businesses in their industry. With industry information provided by SageWorks,...

2014-03-03 23:04:50

Datto, the international, award-winning vendor of local and off-site hybrid cloud backup, disaster recovery (BDR) and business continuity (BC) solutions, is pleased to announce a significant advancement to its entire solutions offerings. Norwalk, CT (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 Datto, the international, award-winning vendor of local and off-site hybrid cloud backup, disaster recovery (BDR) and business continuity (BC) solutions, is pleased to announce a significant advancement to its entire...

2013-10-03 23:02:11

Avenidas Village will hold four open houses in October to celebrate National Aging-in-Place Week and its sixth anniversary. Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) October 03, 2013 Living a healthy and comfortable life in their own home is something that 92 percent of adults over 50 want, according to Rebuilding Together, and that’s what Avenidas Village has been providing to seniors on the mid-Peninsula since Oct. 2007. To celebrate their sixth anniversary and to honor National Aging-in-Place Week,...

2013-03-20 23:01:18

ER INFO flash drives were developed by Avenidas Village as a useful tool for seniors in case of a medical emergency. If a senior is unable to answer a first responder´s questions, the ER INFO flash drive will contain all the pertinent medical information. Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) March 20, 2013 Avenidas Village, a non-profit organization that provides positive aging experiences for seniors in the Bay Area, is introducing ER INFO flash drives. ER INFO flash drives are a new and convenient...

Apple I Sells At Auction
2012-06-16 09:03:33

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com Late last month, auction house Sotheby´s announced they would be selling a working Apple I computer and a hand written note and memo from Steve Jobs. Yesterday, these items went on the auction block, earning a record high $374,500 for the computer and $27,500 for the note and memo. When Sotheby´s first announced the Apple-themed auction, they placed an estimate of $15,000 for the 4 page note. As for the Apple I, Sotheby´s auctioned off one...

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2010-03-10 06:35:00

A Microsoft Corp. researcher won one of technology's most coveted prizes on Tuesday after he designed and built what is widely considered the first modern personal computer. The $250,000 Turing Award went to Charles Thacker, who led the hardware development at Xerox Corp.'s famous Palo Alto Research Center, or PARC, in the 1970s.  He took part in developing innovative display and other technologies there that helped inspire future generations of computers. Thacker also co-invented the...

2010-03-09 08:00:00

NEW YORK, March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- ACM, the Association for Computing Machinery today named Charles P. Thacker the winner of the 2009 ACM A.M. Turing Award for his pioneering design and realization of the Alto, the first modern personal computer, and the prototype for networked personal computers. Thacker's design, which he built while at Xerox PARC (Palo Alto Research Center), reflected a new vision of a self-sufficient, networked computer on every desk, equipped with innovations that are...


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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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