Technology News Archive - April 17, 2007

BEIJING, China, April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Winbond Electronics Corporation announced today that its WPCD376I, a SuperI/O device with integrated consumer infrared for Vista Media Center PCs, has been selected by Intel for its new Media Series Desktop Boards.

NEW YORK, April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Digital marketing agency Carat Fusion has expanded its search marketing practice by hiring Randy Schwartz as its new Director of Search Engine Marketing in the New York office.


Surgery is about to change with the introduction of a new surgical robotic system. NeuroArm aims to revolutionize neurosurgery and other branches of operative medicine by liberating them from the constraints of the human hand.

MCLEAN, Va. and Oxnard, Calif., April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- QinetiQ North America has completed its acquisition of ITS Corporation (ITS), a leading provider of IT services and solutions to U.S. Government agencies.

Word of the Day
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.