Latest De Havilland Comet Stories

2014-06-24 23:15:08

The global leader in luxury pleasure products wins the coveted Best New Female Product Award from ETO for the KEY Comet II. Birmingham, UK (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 JOPEN, the global name in luxury pleasure products, brings home the prestigious ETO Award for Best New Female Product. The KEY Comet II by JOPEN won the honor at the ETO Awards held in conjunction with the ETO Show June 22nd and 23rd, 2014 at the NEC Pavilion, National Exhibition Centre. Susan Colvin, President and CEO of JOPEN,...

2014-06-16 20:20:10

STAMFORD, Conn., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dorian LPG Ltd. ("Dorian LPG" or the "Company") (NYSE: LPG) advised that it has been notified by Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) that the delivery of Hull No. 2657 (to be named "Corsair") is expected to be on September 26(th) 2014. The Company expects to be taking delivery of Hull No. 2656 (to be named "Comet") at the end of July. "Comet" will deliver onto a 5 year Time Charter to Shell. "Corsair" is unfixed and expected to trade in...

2013-10-07 09:26:31

System to expand computing capacity across both traditional and non-traditional domains The San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at the University of California, San Diego, has been awarded a $12-million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to deploy Comet, a new petascale supercomputer designed to transform advanced scientific computing by expanding access and capacity among traditional as well as non-traditional research domains. Comet will be capable of an overall peak...

2013-04-15 23:02:31

The main source of online weather training for hundreds of thousands of forecasters, emergency managers, and others in the US and abroad is turning to donations to try to stay in service. COMET, managed by the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research, faces a funding shortfall caused by government budget cuts. BOULDER (PRWEB) April 15, 2013 The main source of online weather training for hundreds of thousands of forecasters, emergency managers, and others in the United States and...

UK Retailer Comet Sued By Microsoft
2012-01-05 05:40:45

Software giant Microsoft is suing Britain´s second largest electronic retailer Comet for allegedly illegally copying recovery disks for the Windows XP and Windows Vista operating systems. Comet was selling the recovery disks to customers for $23.00. Prior to 2007, PC manufacturers included a separate disk with the recovery software, in case of a system crash due to an incompatible update or due to other system problems. The practice stopped in 2008 because manufacturers were...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'