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2014-06-13 23:05:44

Vertoz and Vokut hosted 'Confluence' on June 6th 2014, Friday. The core focus of the event was to create a platform 'Where Ideas Meet Industry!’ The evening was graced by presence of many among India's top Search/XML ad network companies. Mumbai, India (PRWEB) June 13, 2014 Vertoz and Vokut hosted 'Confluence' on June 6th 2014, Friday at ITC Maratha, Mumbai. The core focus of the event was to create a platform 'Where Ideas Meet Industry!’ The evening was...

2014-06-12 23:04:51

Rumble.com, a Toronto based video company, has launched a channel centric video platform in its effort to provide users with a full suite of tools to host, share, create channels, and manage distribution for their videos. In addition to the new platform launch, Rumble has recently created partnerships with Google, Toronto Star, Newslook and Telegraph Media Group, which will add to its ever growing list of distribution partners. Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 Rumble.com, a Toronto...

2014-06-12 12:26:43

Executives to gather in the world's technology center to chart the future of the native advertising category SAN FRANCISCO, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sharethrough, the leading native advertising exchange, today announced that it will host its flagship event, The Native Advertising Summit (NAS), in San Francisco on July 22, 2014. NAS-SF will be held at the SFJAZZ Center, a 700-person theatre located in the heart of the Performing Arts District. Attendees will hear from the...

2014-06-10 23:08:57

Former PayPal, Yahoo! and Sun Microsystems Engineering Leader Joins Global Events Marketplace to Expand Attendee and Event Discovery Business San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 Eventbrite, the global self-service ticketing platform and events marketplace, today announced it hired April Chang as VP of Engineering, Consumer & Infrastructure Operations. Formerly on the engineering leadership team at PayPal, Yahoo!, and Sun Microsystems, Chang will continue to grow the high...

2014-06-10 00:23:14

Integration with Traditional RDBMS Increases Ad Server Processing Speed by 10x SAN JOSE, Calif., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Enterprise storage leader HGST, a Western Digital company (NASDAQ: WDC), today announced that its flash-based Storage Class Memory (SCM) solution, the HGST FlashMAX II, has been qualified by Yahoo! Japan for use in their relational database management system (RDBMS) server storage systems. With high capacity in a low-profile form factor, the HGST FlashMAX II...

2014-06-03 08:27:30

SAN FRANCISCO and NEW YORK, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Krux (www.krux.com), the global technology leader in cloud-based data management, has opened its first company office in Australia and appointed long-time media executive Jo Gaines to leads its growing business there. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140205/NY59467LOGO As country manager for Australia, Ms. Gaines will lead the company's business development and marketing efforts. She enjoys 19 years of media expertise...

2014-05-29 23:08:43

Expense management provider to leverage eHarmony, Yahoo! veteran’s deep expertise in strategy and product engineering Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Chrome River, a leading provider of expense management and supplier invoice processing software, today announced the appointment of Joseph Essas, chief technology officer of OpenTable, to its board of directors. With his extensive experience in developing and bringing innovative technology products to market, Essas will contribute to...

2014-05-28 16:24:42

Former Yahoo engineering leader and behavioral-targeting expert to accelerate innovation and development of advertising tech for large Facebook, Twitter advertisers NEW YORK, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SocialCode (www.socialcode.com), the leader in social marketing technology and solutions for the world's most valuable brands, today appointed Mike Deerkoski as Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice President of Engineering. The appointment is effective immediately and Deerkoski...

2014-05-21 08:36:18

New VPs of Sales and Product Bolster Enterprise Focus for Rapidly Growing Company NEW YORK, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bitly, the company committed to the power of the link, today announced that it has added two new members to its leadership team. Former Oracle and Eloquoa sales leader Jason Swetnam has been named as Bitly's first Vice President of Sales. He is joined by Vivin Williams, former ShareThis, Yahoo! and Microsoft product lead as the company's Vice President of Product....

Mobile Messaging Startup Blink Shut Down After Yahoo Acquires It
2014-05-14 11:07:18

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Blink once and you might have missed the recent transaction between Yahoo and mobile messaging startup Blink. Yahoo Inc. bought the app maker, which developed technology that allows users to send messages that self-destruct at a time set by the sender, and has announced that its talent pool will now move over to the Yahoo team. It will also mean the end of the line for the Blink app. "We built Blink because we believe everyone...


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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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