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2010-07-22 00:45:00

TOKYO and SAN DIEGO, July 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Qualcomm Incorporated (Nasdaq: QCOM) and Medical Platform Asia (MedPA) have signed a formal agreement to provide medical devices with integrated 3G wireless modules for people in need of health services. The project is being implemented through Qualcomm's Wireless Reach(TM) initiative and will allow 300 remote local residents to send critical health information to doctors through a 3G wireless network. Information such a resident's...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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