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2011-01-06 05:18:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Beare USA announced today at CES that it will design, manufacture, and distribute a line of wireless speaker products under the AT&T brand name. Beare USA, a premiere electronics designer with offices in Hong Kong and the U.S., is bringing new AT&T-branded wireless audio products to major retailers throughout the United States and Canada, through a licensing agreement with AT&T Intellectual Property. The lineup will include wireless...

2010-08-19 16:52:00

ODESSA, Texas, Aug. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. oil and gas industry's largest auction firm is hosting an unprecedented series of auctions in three cities over 15 days, featuring more than 125 well service and drilling rigs, including some three dozen late-model rigs. Kruse Energy and Equipment Auctioneers, LLC is leading off with a major three-day auction in Oklahoma City, OK featuring more than 60 well service rigs and eight drilling rigs, trucks and energy-related equipment on...

2008-09-13 12:00:18

By Tad Walch Deseret News PROVO -- Forecasters trying to predict the bruising path of Hurricane Ike used data developed and supported by a team at Brigham Young University. Engineering professor David Long helped write computer code for a satellite sensor that provides important information about the wind speed and wind direction of ocean storms. The sensor, known as SeaWinds, was launched aboard the QuikSCAT satellite in 1999. The sensor produces images processed by Long and two...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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