Technology News Archive - July 07, 2008

Finisar Corporation (NASDAQ: FNSR), a global technology leader in fiber optic and test and measurement solutions for high-speed networks, today announced a new training course designed to provide protocol knowledge of the emerging Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) standard being adopted by the INCITS T11 Committee.

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., July 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MIPS Technologies, Inc.

Alcatel-Lucent has won a $98m contract from Telecom Corp New Zealand (Telecom) to build a new IP phone network, having already worked on its fixed-line and mobile phone networks.

Tokyo, July 7, 2008 - (JCN Newswire) - NTT DOCOMO, INC.

Huawei Technologies has won a WiMAX network expansion deal from Pakistan GSM operator Mobilink to deploy a commercial WiMAX 16e network in the country's six major cities.

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Just like your mother always said, "There are plenty of fish in the sea." She was warning you against settling for an unsatisfying romance.

Text of report in English by South Korean newspaper Chungang Ilbo website on 6 July As of 12 o'clock this morning [6 July], the nation's three major newspapers stopped supplying news content to No 2 web portal Daum, as the conservative dailies decided not to renew their contracts with the site.

"COMSTAR - United TeleSystems" JSC ("Comstar" or "the Group") (LSE:CMST), the leading integrated telecommunications operator in Russia and the CIS, today announced the acquisition of a 100% stake in LLC "Strategy", the owner of 100% of the share capital of CJSC Ural Telephone Company ("UTC"), the number one alternative telecommunications operator in Ekaterinburg and the Sverdlovsk region(1), for a total cash consideration of RUB 1.015 billion (approximately US$ 43.4 million(2)).

By Cynthia Ann Peterson MAKING TRAVEL AND HOTEL bookings online is now more popular, as customers become more Internet-savvy, and attractive rates tend to be offered when transactions are performed via the Web.

China-based PC manufacturer Lenovo formed an alliance with chip giant Intel and Chinese e-commerce group Alibaba.com to provide personal computers for the SME sector.

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'