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2014-04-21 08:29:50

BEIJING, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vimicro International Corporation (NASDAQ: VIMC) ("Vimicro" or the "Company"), a leading video processing IC and surveillance solution provider, today announced that the Company signed an agreement regarding SVAC-compliant chips with the First Research Institute of the Ministry of Public Security. The signing ceremony was held on April 18 in Beijing and was attended by: Party Secretary Mr. Wang Gang, Director Mr. Qiu Baoli, Deputy Director Ms....

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2011-12-31 08:55:11

The Chinese government is joining forces with the nation's most popular search engines to combat phishing attacks that have resulted in the theft of the personal details of more than 45 million Internet users in that country. According to Sisi Tang and Melanie Lee of Reuters, the Ministry of Public Security announced on Friday that they would be teaming up with 10 Chinese search engines in order to make it more difficult for people to fall victim to the schemes, during which bank customers...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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