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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
pawl
  • 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'.
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