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2011-06-30 19:22:00

LOS ANGELES, June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The City of Angels is known worldwide for its cultural diversity, sunny weather, and unique landmarks, which is why millions of tourists flock to the city every year. However, for those who want to explore the city with their own itinerary or without having to sit on crowded tour buses, private tours are a viable and fun option. KLS, a Los Angeles limousine company, provides the curious with private luxury sightseeing tours that can accommodate...

2011-06-22 08:00:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PCI-SIG DevCon -- LeCroy Corporation, a leading supplier of oscilloscopes and serial data test solutions, today introduced a new PCI Express® (PCIe®) ExpressModule(TM) interposer that supports PCI Express 3.0 specification data rates up to 8 GT/s. The new ExpressModule interposer, designed for use with the LeCroy Summit(TM) T3-16 and T3-8 PCI Express protocol analyzers, provides the ability to easily...

2011-06-14 08:23:00

Nova Bus has secured an order for 328 articulated buses for MTA New York City Transit (NYC Transit). The 62-ft vehicles will be assembled in Nova Bus' Upstate New York plant. ST-EUSTACHE, QC, June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - "Nova Bus is proud to continue its partnership with MTA New York City Transit," said Nova Bus President and CEO Gilles Dion. "Since 2009, our teams have worked in close collaboration to customize our product to address the unique operational needs of New York City."...

2011-06-09 12:21:00

Before the School Year Ends, Children Can Honor Unsung Heroes and Win Laptop Computer HIGH POINT, N.C., June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thomas Built Buses asks: Do you know school bus drivers who are making a difference? Do they stand up to bullies? Do they nurture a spirit of giving? Do they know your name or start each day with a friendly greeting? Do they work hard to keep you safe? These are just some examples of heartwarming and impactful actions by previous "Children's...

2011-04-15 00:00:29

Recent crashes and safety inspection results indicate a dire need to investigate and reform safety practices within the discount tour bus industry, New York City lawyer Steven J. Schwartzapfel says. New York (Vocus/PRWEB) April 14, 2011 New York City personal injury lawyer Steven J. Schwartzapfel said today that he is hopeful that passenger safety will be improved as the result of broad review of the discount tour bus industry that is being launched by the National Transportation Safety...

2011-04-07 18:18:00

HONOLULU, April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Starting this month, a distinctive and fun new attraction will be seen and enjoyed in Waikiki with the introduction of seven open-top, red double-decker sightseeing buses. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110407/LA79700) Dubbed the Aloha Bus, the brightly colored, island-themed double-deckers will offer scheduled roundtrip sightseeing tours from the Duke Kahanamoku statue at Waikiki Beach to the King Kalakaua statue and Chinatown in...

2011-03-22 02:30:00

FARMINGTON, Conn., March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Carrier Corp. has entered into an agreement to sell its bus air-conditioning business in the United States and Canada to Mobile Climate Control, a leading global provider of climate control solutions to the commercial vehicle industry. Mobile Climate Control is a subsidiary of Ratos AB, a Sweden-based financial investment company. Carrier, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), is the world's leader in high technology heating,...

2011-03-10 12:11:00

LOS ANGELES, March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- There are many limousine companies in the Los Angeles metropolitan area, but few match the reputation and excellence of KLS Limousine Services. Founded over twelve years ago, KLS specializes in high tier private chauffeur services for a range of transportation needs, including airport commuting, corporate events, nights out, daily errands, movie filmings, concerts, award ceremonies and more. The caliber of KLS's Los Angeles limousine services is...

2011-02-17 11:48:00

TAKOMA PARK, Md., Feb. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood, Congressman Chris Van Hollen, School bus industry officials, Maryland County (MD) Public School administrators and Who: students. News conference to recognize contribution of pupil transportation to U.S. educational system. Students will thank their school bus driver and...

2011-02-15 12:30:00

- Demonstrates Europe's commitment to state-of-the-art public transportation - Clean power "well-to-wheels", including hydrogen production VANCOUVER, Feb. 15 /PRNewswire/ - Ballard Power Systems (TSX: BLD) (NASDAQ: BLDP) announced that it has entered into a contract for the supply of fuel cell power modules to power five zero-emission hydrogen fuel cell buses operated by the HyNor Oslo Buss group, to service the greater Oslo area. "This contract is a further sign of the...


Latest Bus Reference Libraries

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2010-10-01 18:30:17

The Universal Serial Bus (USB) was designed to establish communication between devices and a host computer and is intended to replace many types of serial and parallel ports. The Universal Serial Bus (USB) is a standard for peripheral devices that began development in 1994. It was originally intended to make it essentially easier to connect external devices to computers by replacing the many connectors that computers had and simplifying software configuration of all the devices connected to...

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2010-09-13 13:36:36

A motherboard is the central printed circuit board in most modern computers and holds many of the vital components of the system as well as provides connectors for other peripherals. Before the microprocessor was introduced, computers were usually made in a card-cage case or mainframe with the gears connected by a backplane that consisted of a set of slots connected with wires. In much older designs the wires were discrete connections between card connector pins, but printed circuit boards...

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2010-09-09 11:48:20

A bus is a subsystem that has the ability to transfer data from different computer components, whether in the same computer or two separate ones. Historically, the first computer buses were quite literally parallel electrical buses that had several connections. Today, however, the term bus can be used to describe any component of a computer that has a similar function or intent. A common example of a present day computer bus is a universal serial bus (USB). Computer buses were first created...

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  • A stinking tobacco.
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