Technology News Archive - August 20, 2009

DALLAS, Aug. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Even though the 2009-2010 school year is barely off the ground, teens need to start thinking now about how to succeed on those ever-important math exams.

SAN JOSE, Calif., Aug. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sunrise Telecom Incorporated (Pink Sheets: SRTI), a leader in test and measurement solutions for telecom, wireless and cable networks, today announced that Rick Kent, chief financial officer (CFO), is leaving the company effective immediately.

BELLEVUE, Wash., Aug. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Danube Technologies, Inc. (www.danube.com), the leader in project management tools and training for the Scrum methodology, will unveil its new ScrumWorks Pro 4 project management tool at next week's Agile 2009 conference in Chicago.

SCHIPHOL, Netherlands, Aug. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Elephant Talk Communications, Inc.

WASHINGTON, Aug. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. News Media Group and HP today unveiled the U.S. News 100 Best Colleges and Universities interactive guide, available today at http://www.hp.com/usnews.

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.'