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2011-06-28 09:00:00

PARIS, June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext and NYSE: ALU) today announced a new network processor that delivers a fourfold increase in performance over the fastest Internet Protocol (IP) networks available today. By supporting 400 Gigabits-per-second (G) transmission speeds, the FP3 processor opens up new possibilities for bandwidth-intensive services, applications and content, while cutting power consumption by up to 50 percent. The FP3 processor is being...

2011-06-28 09:00:00

PARIS and MOUNTAIN VIEW, California, June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext and NYSE: ALU) has unlocked the potential for radical new Internet applications and services with a technology hailed as the key to greater capacity, faster connections and reduced congestion on the web. Alcatel-Lucent has today unveiled a next-generation chip that will dramatically enhance the infrastructure needed to access rich new online services, from broadcast-quality...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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