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Technology News Archive - October 07, 2008

SAN ANTONIO, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AT&T U-verse(SM) TV customers in San Antonio no longer have to plan how or where they watch and record their favorite recorded shows. AT&T Inc.

NEC Electronics America, Inc. announced today that it will expand production using a 0.15-micron process on its new eight-inch wafer line in Roseville, California.

Tots were clambering over a brand new climbing frame after winning 25,000 Active Kids vouchers. Chudleigh Knighton Pre-school was the lucky winners of the vouchers handed out by Sainsbury's.

By Ray Scherer The city of Trenton will host its 24th annual Missouri Day Festival the weekend of Oct. 18 and 19. More than 13,000 visitors are drawn to the city for a band festival, craft village, flea markets and other events on the North Central Missouri Fairgrounds.

By Andy Hutson BUSINESS EDITOR SMALL businesses in Coventry and Warwickshire could be in pole position to overtake "lumbering" corporations.

FURTWANGEN, Germany, October 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Winbox Technologies (http://www.winbox.ag/) a leading provider of OEM technology solutions for TV-centric connected consumer electronics today announces several expansion steps that follow the successful first two years of market presence with the EVO1 platform and prepare the larger scale roll-out of the upcoming EVO2 platform.

By Kopfinger, Stephen skopfinger@lnpnews.com In this political season, Comcast customers might soon consider tossing the words of the late Ronald Reagan - "there you go again" - at the cable provider, which is set to raise prices next month for the third time since January 2007; its last increase was less than a year ago.

MILPITAS, Calif., Oct. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Adaptec, Inc.

RIO DE JANEIRO, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Tesacom, Stratos Global Corp. and Addvalue Communications today announced they joined forces to successfully deploy a 1,200-site BGAN mobile satellite network to support the first round of Brazil's municipal elections on October 5th.

TWO men have been arrested on suspicion of committing car crimes in a Warwickshire town. Police arrested a 21-year-old, from Leamington, on suspicion of theft from a vehicle in the Church Street area of the town at the weekend. He was charged with theft from a vehicle and released on police bail.

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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