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2011-04-05 08:00:00

PITTSBURGH, April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The need for enhanced monitoring to ensure highest levels of Quality of Experience in a 3D environment will be discussed by Cheetah Technologies executive Jeremy Bennington in a presentation at the NAB Show next week in Las Vegas. Bennington, vice president and general manager of Cheetah V-Factor, will speak about how proactive network monitoring and management is necessary not only to optimize subscriber satisfaction, but also to prevent physical...

2010-12-17 00:00:44

Carrier Logistics Inc., (CLI), a premier provider of freight management systems to the trucking industry, has announced it now offers its customers Cheetah Express from Cheetah Software Systems, Inc. Tarrytown, N.Y. (Vocus) December 16, 2010 Carrier Logistics Inc., (CLI), a premier provider of freight management systems to the trucking industry, has announced it now offers its customers Cheetah Express from Cheetah Software Systems, Inc. Cheetah Express offers menu-driven, automated...

2010-12-16 07:39:00

PHOENIX, Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Snowbirds are set to become an endangered species in Florida. This year's winter visitors could return home with much more than a tan, and much less in the bank! The explosion of red-light cameras across the Sunshine state will see many temporary residents return home to find nasty surprises waiting in their mailbox; massive red-light camera fines, between $5,000 to $10,000 (with some as high as $30,000), plus bills for court fees, costs, and even a...

2010-11-23 12:49:00

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Online Entertainment LLC (SOE) today announced Wildlife Refuge, a new game playable on Facebook that immerses players in the heart of Africa as they set out on a mission to help build a refuge and care for exotic animals. In the game, players customize their own refuge as they discover new breeds and protect this habitat from poachers and other dangers that threaten their existence. Wildlife Refuge also offers players the opportunity to make...

2010-11-12 00:00:43

Cheetah Software Systems, Inc. has announced a plug-in solution utilizing ALK Technologies' CoPilot Live v8 turn-by-turn GPS navigation software. Westlake Village, CA (Vocus) November 11, 2010 Cheetah Software Systems, Inc. has announced a plug-in solution utilizing ALK Technologies' CoPilot Live v8 turn-by-turn GPS navigation software. Matching Cheetah's industry-leading dynamic routing and dispatch optimization with CoPilot Live's clear, uncluttered 2D and 3D map guidance displays with...

2010-11-10 08:00:00

PITTSBURGH, Nov. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Cheetah Technologies, LP, a leader in network performance and video quality management solutions, today announced that it has entered into a relationship with the National Cable Television Cooperative (NCTC) that is designed to expedite the availability of Cheetah products and solutions to NCTC members. Under the terms of the Master Purchase Agreement, Cheetah will work with NCTC member companies to create and deploy cost-effective solutions that...

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2010-10-20 09:50:00

Inspired by Rudyard Kipling's short story "How the Leopard Got His Spots," researchers from the University of Bristol investigated the markings of a vast array of wild cats in an attempt to determine exactly what caused the felines to develop their patterns. According to a university press release dated October 19, Dr. Will Allen of the university's School of Experimental Psychology and his colleagues "investigated the flank markings of 35 species of wild cats to understand what drives the...

2010-10-12 07:30:00

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Cheetah Technologies, L.P., a leader in network performance and video quality management solutions, today announced planned enhancements to its CMD-EL end of line RF monitor that will dramatically expand cable system operators' ability to perform critical digital measurements on QAM video carriers. In addition, the product development will be expanded to provide support for DOCSIS® 3.0 and IPv6. The new CMD-EL+ has been designed to...

2010-10-07 08:17:00

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Cheetah Technologies, LP today announced a new addition to its V-Factor Source Monitor line that extends the company's leadership in network performance and video quality management solutions all the way to the subscriber premises. Cheetah's V-Factor SM-STB is designed to emulate a subscriber surfing channels and builds upon Cheetah's proven video analysis technology to objectively and accurately measure the video experience as delivered to the...

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2010-09-16 06:35:00

The Tanzanian government's plan to build a 31-mile highway into the Serengeti would devastate one of the planet's last great wildlife sanctuaries, biologists warned Wednesday. 27 experts on biodiversity in a commentary, published in the journal Nature, said: "the road will cause an environmental disaster." The experts urged Tanzanian officials to use an alternate route that runs further south of the Serengeti. The alternate route would be around 155 miles farther south, below the Ngorongoro...


Latest Cheetah Reference Libraries

Giant Cheetah, Acinonyx pardinensis
2012-10-27 17:25:42

The giant cheetah (Acinonyx pardinensis) is an extinct species of cat that is the closest relative of the modern cheetah. This species could be found in Europe during the early and middle years of the Pleistocene. Its range included Germany, France, India, and China, and it shared this range with leopards and jaguars. It is thought that competition with these smaller cats may have caused the giant cheetah’s extinction. The giant cheetah is thought to have been twice the size of modern...

Acinonyx Kurteni
2012-10-27 17:20:10

Acinonyx kurteni is an extinct, carnivorous species classified in the Felidae family. This cat was native to Asia in the Late Pliocene, around 2.5 million years ago. It was first described in 2008, and is the most primitive species of cheetah known. Its discovery defends the modern cheetah’s Old World origin. There are some differences between the two species, but these are mainly in the mouth area. Since its classification and formal description, some have asserted that the Acinonyx...

Thomson’s Gazelle, Eudorcas thomsonii
2012-06-17 19:56:59

Thomson’s gazelle (Eudorcas thomsonii) is also known as a “tommie” and is one of the most well-known gazelle species. Named after Joseph Thomson, Thomson’s gazelle is native to Africa where it is the most commonly found gazelle. It is sometimes considered a subspecies of the red-fronted gazelle, and was previously in the genus Gazella, in the subgenus Eudorcas. Eudorcas eventually became a distinct genus, classifying some species of gazelle within their own genus. Thomson’s...

Grant’s Gazelle, Nanger granti
2012-06-15 12:08:26

Grant’s gazelle (Nanger granti) is native to Africa. Its northern range of Tanzania extends south to Ethiopia and the Sudan, and from the coast of Kenya to Lake Victoria. It prefers habitats within shrub lands and grass plains, but can also be found in regions that are more arid. In Swahili, Grant’s gazelle is called Swala Granti. It was placed within the Nanger subgenus of the genus Gazella, before Nanger became a separate genus. Grant’s gazelle holds five recognized subspecies. The...

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2007-01-19 19:19:34

The Asiatic cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus venaticus) is a rare critically endangered subspecies of the cheetah found primarily in Iran. It is an atypical member of the cat family (Felidae) that hunts by speed rather than by stealth or pack tactics. It lives in a vast fragmented desert and although recently extinct in India it is also known as the Indian cheetah. It is the fastest of all land animals and can reach speeds of up to 70 mph (112 km/h). The cheetah is well known for its amazing...

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Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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