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Technology News Archive - April 23, 2007

CHELMSFORD, Mass., April 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mercury Computer Systems, Inc. announced the completion of the sale and leaseback of its property located in Chelmsford, MA. The company received net cash proceeds of approximately $26.5 million from the sale of the property.

A new private television and radio network was inaugurated on the 21 March by the First Vice-President Ahmad Zia Masud, the Balkh Governor Gen. Mohammad Ata Nur.

NEW YORK, April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- MTV Networks (MTVN), a unit of Viacom , today announced the promotions of Andra Shapiro and George Cheeks to the newly created positions of Executive Vice President, Business Affairs and Co-General Counsel, MTVN.

Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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