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Toshiba Announces World's Thinnest Tablet
2012-01-09 13:32:29

Toshiba showed off the world's thinnest tablet at CES on Sunday, featuring a 10.1-inch screen at a $530 price tag. The Excite X10 is 7.7mm thin and weighs just 1.2-pounds, making it the lightest tablet on the market so far. The tablet rivals Apple when it comes to its ports, capable of accepting HDMI cables, USB cables and MicroSD cards. Toshiba said the device will be available in the middle of the first quarter in both a 16-gigabyte and 32-gigabyte version for $530 and $600....

2011-12-21 08:20:06

Tokyo, Dec 21, 2011 - (JCN Newswire) - NEC Corp. (NEC; TSE: 6701) announced today its participation in the "2012 International CES" (CES), the world's largest consumer technology tradeshow, from January 10-13, 2012 in Las Vegas.CES is sponsored by America's Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) and draws global attention each year for the new commercial products and prototypes that are introduced by companies spanning every business field, including network devices, consumer electronics and...

2011-12-20 04:20:01

Beijing and Tokyo, Dec 20, 2011 - (ACN Newswire) - NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE6701) announced today the signing of a multi-million dollar supply contract with the global consortium of communications companies, including NTT Communications, KT, Chunghwa Telecom, and others, to construct the Asia PacificGateway (APG) system, a high-bandwidth optical submarine cable system that will link 9 countries and territories in Asia. The signing took place at Beijing.The APG system is designed for a...

2011-10-18 04:20:01

Tokyo, Oct 18, 2011 - (ACN Newswire) - NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) today announced an agreement with Tata Teleservices Limited (TTL; Headquarters: Mumbai), a fast-growing Indian telecom service operator, to newly deploy NEC's iPASOLINK platform for the transformation of TTL's backhaul mobile transport network. The iPASOLINK provides customers with an ultra-flexible mobile transport network that can be adapted for next-generation IP-based networks, while meeting the current capacity and...

2011-10-05 00:20:01

Tokyo, Oct 5, 2011 - (ACN Newswire) - NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) announced today that production of its ultra compact microwave communications system, PASOLINK, will begin in India in addition to existing production at NEC Network Products, Ltd. in Japan. This decision is part of NEC's measures to strengthen global competitiveness.Until now, NEC Network Products, Ltd. has been the exclusive manufacturer of PASOLINK, where cost reduction is managed through innovation of production and...

Word of the Day
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'