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2009-09-23 05:00:00

SAVANNAH, GA, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - (TSX: HEM) From the ION GNSS 2009 Conference in Savannah, Georgia, Hemisphere GPS proudly unveiled the XF102 DGPS receiver today. The XF102 is the latest addition to Hemisphere GPS' XF-Series of DGPS receivers for handheld mapping. Hemisphere GPS' XF102 is ideal for professional GIS applications and surveying, and is specifically designed to work with the popular TDS Nomad(TM) handheld GIS data collection device. The XF102 boasts a rugged and...

2009-09-22 01:00:00

LIDKOPING, Sweden, September 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Hemisphere GPS and Handheld jointly introduced a new Kenaz GPS receiver today from the InterGeo Conference in Karlsruhe, Germany. This product marks the start of a strategic partnership between Handheld and Hemisphere GPS. Hemisphere GPS customized the Kenaz DGPS receiver specifically for the Handheld Nautiz X7 ultra-rugged PDA. To view the Multimedia News Release, please click: (Logo:...

2009-09-10 15:54:00

PARIS, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Manpower Inc. (NYSE: MAN) is proud to announce that Francoise Gri, the company's President of France, has been named to Fortune's "International 50 Most Powerful Women in Business" list for the sixth consecutive year. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090910/CG73968) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20060221/CGTU012LOGO) This is Fortune's 12th annual list of the 50 most powerful women in global business who not only...

2009-04-01 05:30:00

Full-featured, Low Cost, 15 Nanosecond Timing in a Tiny Form Factor LAS VEGAS, April 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Trimble (Nasdaq: TRMB) introduced today a new embedded Global Positioning System (GPS) receiver for timing applications--the Trimble(R) Resolution-SMT(TM) GPS receiver. With major advancements in performance, ease of integration and software flexibility, the Resolution-SMT GPS receiver enables system integrators to add precise GPS to provide location, Coordinated Universal Time...

2009-01-20 05:31:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Jan. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Trimble (Nasdaq: TRMB) introduced today its latest Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) guidance product that offers a wide range of precision agriculture applications in a single package. Trimble's new AgGPS(R) FmX(TM) integrated display is the first display system in the industry today to work as either a stand-alone manual guidance system or as part of an automated guidance, implement control or steering system. Farmers can use...

2009-01-06 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Rainmakers, Inc (GRI) announced that it has filed a lawsuit against Sarnoff Corporation (a subsidiary of SRI International) for tortious interference, slander, unfair competition and deceptive trade practices. The lawsuit, filed in the Southern District of New York, alleges that Sarnoff interfered with a prospective $253 million licensing agreement with a third-party. GRI also claims that Sarnoff has impugned, defamed and denigrated the Company and...

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2008-09-22 16:20:00

Just like flat-screen televisions, cell phones and computers, global positioning system (GPS) technology is becoming something people can't imagine living without. So if such a ubiquitous system were to come under attack, would we be ready? It's an uncomfortable question, but one that a group of Cornell researchers have considered with their research into "spoofing" GPS receivers. GPS is a U.S. navigation system of more than 30 satellites circling Earth twice a day in specific orbits,...

2008-09-16 06:00:22

SAVANNAH, Ga., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Trimble and Saab TransponderTech AB announced today they are cooperating to integrate their differential GPS (DGPS) solutions for enhanced marine navigation. The announcement was made today at the ION GNSS 2008 Conference. Saab and Trimble will integrate their marine navigation solutions to deliver DGPS error correction messages to ships at sea through automatic identification system (AIS) coast stations and networks. The DGPS messages...

2008-07-10 12:00:52

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - July 10, 2008) - Galore Resources Inc. (TSX VENTURE:GRI) announces the commencement of a CDN $3 million exploration program to include 5,000 meters of drilling on its 48,000 plus hectare copper gold-molybdenum project, located in the Taseko Lakes area, southwest of Williams Lake B.C. The program is being directed by Equity Engineering, a leading mining and exploration firm with global recognition and experience. A 20 person camp is completed with...

2006-03-22 07:45:16

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) - Mississippi State University has received a $9.6 million federal grant to help NASA develop a more accessible Earth science research database. MSU's GeoResources Institute will help build a computerized, one-stop data resource and a system that can be used more quickly. "We are using high-performance computing, remote sensing, rapid prototyping, geographic information systems, global positioning systems and 3-D landscaping visualization capabilities that will come...


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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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