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2011-04-21 07:00:00

ARLINGTON, Va, April 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Internet2, Indiana University and the Clean Slate Program at Stanford University have today announced the Network Development and Deployment Initiative ("NDDI"), a partnership to create a new network platform and complementary software, which together will support global scientific research in a revolutionary new way. Through substantial investments by each of the partners, the NDDI will yield a new Internet2 service called the Open Science,...

2011-04-05 08:00:00

PORTLAND, Ore., April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) today announced that Amol Bhagwat, senior architect at CableLabs®, has joined the Alliance's Board of Directors. As an elected director, Bhagwat will join the current representatives from Broadcom, Intel, Microsoft, Nokia, Panasonic, Samsung, Sony and Technicolor tasked with overseeing the development of standards that promote sharing of content across networked consumer electronics,...

2011-03-16 07:00:00

Boston gathering approves new reports on IPv6 and broadband access BOSTON, March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With a record 41 first time attendees boosting total attendance ever higher, the Broadband Forum kicked off a packed agenda providing a launching pad for what promises to be another signature year. The new Broadband Forum President is Kevin Foster, Head of Access Platform Design at BT and four year member of the Forum Board of Directors. He joins Tom Starr (AT&T), who...

2011-03-02 11:00:00

NEW YORK, March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- 100Gbit/s transport is finally set to move to center stage, with an explosion of field trial activity, product announcements and commercial shipments from leading transport equipment vendors coming in 2011, according to a major new report from Heavy Reading (www.heavyreading.com), the research division of Light Reading (www.lightreading.com). 100Gbit/s Transport: Forecast & Analysis tackles the challenges and opportunities of high-speed DWDM...

2011-02-15 11:00:00

Speakers from member companies Atmel, Dust Networks, and Mocana COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The IPSO Alliance, the organization defining the "Internet of Things," today announced a free webinar titled "Securing IP Smart Objects." The 60-minute live session, scheduled for March 1st at 9 a.m. PST, includes speakers from Atmel, Dust Networks, and Mocana. The increasing number of smart objects creates new opportunities for hackers to disrupt services,...

2011-02-08 10:37:00

Expanding membership increases global and market momentum COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The IPSO Alliance, the organization defining the "Internet of Things," today announced the addition of five industry-leading companies--BII Group (Beijing Internet Institute) at the Promoter level and AvaLAN Wireless Systems, Tritech, Synapse Wireless and Ubilogix as Contributors, bringing its total membership to 57 members. IPSO's growing membership signifies the...

2011-02-02 06:30:00

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Skifta(TM) for Android, a product of Qualcomm Services Labs Inc., has become the first application to be certified by the Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) under its new Software Certification program. Skifta is an application-based media shifting service that allows consumers to access and play their digital media from virtually any source, whether it's accessed on the phone, from the cloud, or remotely from home. Consumers can then...

2011-01-31 08:00:00

FLORHAM PARK, N.J., Jan. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Crossing (Nasdaq: GLBC), a leading global IP and Ethernet solutions provider, today announced it has been honored with the "Service Provider of the Year" award for its Ethernet services in the Caribbean and Latin America (CALA) region by the Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF). Global Crossing also was presented with the "Best Business Ethernet Service" and "Best Marketing of the Year" awards. The awards recognize excellence and leadership...

2011-01-12 08:30:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T* has been recognized with the coveted 2010 "Service Provider of the Year" award by the MEF for Carrier Ethernet services in North America. The Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) is a global industry alliance comprising more than 170 organizations including telecommunications service providers, cable multiple system operators (MSOs), network equipment/software manufacturers, semiconductors vendors and testing organizations. AT&T was named North...

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2011-01-09 08:27:58

An alliance of five big companies are setting out to rev up digital film sales by allowing consumers to buy lifetime rights to watch movies on whichever devices they prefer.The Digital Entertainment Content Ecosystem (DECE) alliance -- made up of Warner Bros, Microsoft, NBC Universal, Sony and Fox -- is working to break down the boundaries between gadgets and services to channel the growing demand for films.A new era of revenue expected when digital distribution of movies arrived years ago...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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