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2009-03-05 08:00:00

New Alliance Creates "Alpha Generation" Platform CHICAGO, March 5 /PRNewswire/ -- RTS Realtime Systems Group (RTS), a leading trading solutions provider, today announced its collaboration with The MathWorks, Inc., the leading developer and supplier of software for technical computing and Model-Based Design. Under the arrangement, RTS has integrated MathWorks popular MATLAB, the interactive technical computing environment, into the RTD Tango algorithmic trading solution. This integration...

2008-12-11 05:58:00

PALO ALTO, California, December 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Kx Systems, the leader in high-performance database and timeseries analysis, and Nagler & Company have announced a strategic partnership agreement covering the German-speaking areas of Europe, primarily Germany, Austria and Switzerland as well as Benelux and Poland. Nagler has formed a new company, Symagon, specifically to work with Kx and to provide market data solutions to European financial institutions. Symagon is a wholly owned,...

2008-06-17 09:01:04

The MathWorks today announced that HUSCO International, a global leader in the development and manufacture of hydraulic and electrohydraulic controls, used MathWorks products to create a sophisticated "smart" valve for a 20-ton excavator using Intelligent Control Valve (INCOVA) technology. Using Model-Based Design and MathWorks products, such as Simulink, Real-Time Workshop, and xPC Target, enabled HUSCO engineers to design and develop the control system for a new valve in less than...

2008-03-25 09:00:20

PORTLAND, Ore., March 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Portland Group(TM), a wholly-owned subsidiary of STMicroelectronics and a leading supplier of compilers and development tools for High-Performance Computing, today announced that the IMSL(R) Fortran Numerical Library from Visual Numerics(R), Inc. is available from The Portland Group for PGI's line of multi-core optimizing parallel Fortran compilers running under the Microsoft Windows operating systems. The IMSL Fortran Library is a...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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