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2011-07-12 05:00:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Micrel Inc., (Nasdaq: MCRL), an industry leader in analog, high bandwidth communications and Ethernet IC solutions, today announced that it had joined MIPI Alliance as an Adopter Member. MIPI Alliance strives to establish specifications for standard hardware and software interfaces in mobile devices, and encourages the adoption of those standards throughout the mobile ecosystem. Micrel's goal is to ensure Micrel IC interoperability with the...

2011-06-30 10:02:00

CSCC Appoints Liaison Officer to Work with Standards Organizations including DMTF, OASIS, OGF, OMG, SNIA, The Open Group and TM Forum NEEDHAM, Mass., June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At the Cloud Standards Customer Council (CSCC) meeting on June 21 in Salt Lake City, UT, several cloud standards development organizations (SDOs) including Distributed Management Task Force (DMTF), OASIS, Open Grid Forum (OGF), OMG(®), Storage Networking Industry Association...

2011-06-22 10:20:00

Approval of RPL routing standard and Completion of 6LoWPAN-HC Demonstrate Increasing Demand for Internet Protocol for Smart Objects COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The IPSO Alliance, the leading organization defining the Internet of Things (IoT), today announced four new members, its intent to begin a series of interoperability tests, and the approval and completion of two new standards. This demonstrates significant demand for Internet Protocol (IP) for...

2011-06-22 08:00:00

CHESTNUT RIDGE, N.Y., June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- LeCroy Corporation (NASDAQ: LCRY), a leading supplier of oscilloscopes, protocol analyzers and serial data test solutions, has launched a MIPI M-PHY test suite tailored specifically to the verification, debug and conformance testing of MIPI® Alliance M-PHY(SM) and various other signal types using the M-PHY physical layer standard. The MIPI M-PHY test suite was introduced using the silicon-proven Mixel M-PHY at the MIPI...

2011-06-22 07:15:00

CAMPBELL, Calif., June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Adrian Cockcroft, acclaimed Author, Speaker and Cloud Systems Architect, has joined the Advisory Board of cloud infrastructure management pioneer Smartscale Systems. His expertise in cloud operations architecture and design will round out the team of entrepreneurs and corporate technology leaders and help guide strategy. Smartscale Systems provides cloud computing and infrastructure management solutions for mid sized to large corporate...

2011-06-21 01:30:00

ASIA NOW DOMINATES WITH 42% OF GLOBAL BROADBAND SUBSCRIBERS AND 16.2% ANNUAL GROWTH SINGAPORE, June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With an increase of over 15.2 million subscribers in the first three months of this year, fixed broadband grew by 2.9%. This was the biggest quarterly increase in the last two years and representing an annual growth rate of 11.93%, according to figures announced today by the Broadband Forum at its press conference at CommunicAsia 2011. IPTV also shows...

2011-06-09 15:10:00

Legislation Essential to Modernizing K-12 Classrooms, Ensuring Educators have Skills for Digital Age Instruction WASHINGTON, June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Representing a broad cross section of the U.S. education and business communities, 11 leading associations today applauded the introduction of the Achievement Through Technology and Innovation Act (ATTAIN) in the U.S. Senate. The groups -- Alliance for Excellent Education, American Association of School Administrators,...

2011-06-02 08:50:00

LOS GATOS, Calif., June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- IC Manage, Inc. today announced that the IC Manage Global Design Platform (GDP) has been extended to include IP Central, an open platform for maximizing IP reuse. Design and verification teams can use IP Central to rapidly publish and integrate IP into existing flows, and to trace bug dependencies. Internal and third party IP can be imported or linked with IP Central from multiple commercial and open source design management systems, as well...

2011-05-31 07:00:00

HONG KONG, May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Wireless Power Consortium ("WPC") today announced that leading Chinese automobile manufacturers Geely, Chery, Changan and Dongfeng exhibited cars featuring its universal wireless charging standard Qi at the April 2011 Shanghai Auto Show. This is the first time that embedded Qi wireless chargers have been exhibited at a major auto show in concept vehicles, marking a key milestone for universal wireless charging technology. As the world's first...

2011-05-24 03:00:00

BERLIN, May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The latest Broadband Forum release, BroadbandSuite(TM) 4.1, provides techniques and tools to provision, measure and manage each segment of the broadband network to ensure quality delivery of Connected Home services. This release looks at the ever expanding ecosystem of the Connected Home and addresses for the first time service requirements of triple play and beyond to include machine-to-machine applications including metering, monitoring as...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'