Technology News Archive - August 31, 2009

GENEVA, August 31 /PRNewswire/ -- The dataset will provide lightning information throughout the globe to serve the world's meteorological institutions and other weather-dependent users. Consisting of lightning sensors distributed throughout the globe, the coverage and performance of Vaisala's Global Lightning Dataset (GLD360) is unique, global, and real-time.

PLEASANTON, Calif., Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- With 4,400 employees, Julich is one of Europe's largest research centers.

SHENZHEN, China, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- China Security & Surveillance Technology, Inc.

BOSTON, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- DebtX announced today that U.S. Bank, the sixth largest commercial bank in the United States, is now using DXSyndicate for its loan syndication and agency functions. "DXSyndicate provides U.S.

DAEJEON, Korea and MIGDAL HA'EMEK, Israel, August 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- TAEJIN Technology, Co., Ltd., a supplier of linear and switching regulators to a wide variety of consumer and mobile applications, today announced it has selected Tower Semiconductor, Ltd. (NASDAQ: TSEM, TASE: TSEM), a leading global specialty foundry, to manufacture its low power, high efficiency voltage regulator ICs.

BRISBANE, Calif., Aug. 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Walmart.com today announced that it has added nearly one million new items to its online product assortment with the launch of "Walmart Marketplace," a new program that gives customers more choices at Walmart.com (www.walmart.com).

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.