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2009-11-20 14:55:00

Google said on Thursday that new software for its Chrome operating system will start up a computer as fast as a television can be turned on, Reuters reported. Google's venture into operating systems will pit its Chrome OS directly against Microsoft Corp and Apple Inc. The Chrome OS resembles a Web browser more than it does a traditional computer operating system like Microsoft Windows. The look is expected to generate more revenue by driving users to the web, where they can see Google ads....

2009-11-20 06:30:00

SAN DIEGO and RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Nov. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Qualcomm Incorporated (Nasdaq: QCOM) and Lenovo Group (HKSE: 0992) today announced that Lenovo will incorporate Qualcomm's new Gobi2000(TM) technology into upcoming ThinkPad laptops in the X, T and W Series beginning in 2010 to enable global 3G connectivity. The Gobi-equipped laptops will provide business users with extensive wireless broadband access both domestically and internationally by leveraging the wide...

2009-11-19 10:40:00

DALLAS, Nov. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AT&T* today announced it will begin selling the HP Mini 110 in its stores nationwide and online at www.att.com/netbooks beginning Sunday, Nov. 22. The HP Mini features built-in access to the nation's fastest 3G network and the largest Wi-Fi network in the U.S., and includes the new Microsoft Windows 7 operating system. It will be available for $199 after mail-in rebate via an AT&T Promotion Card and a two-year data service contract. With...

2009-11-17 04:02:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- BUILT is your one stop shop this holiday season. Whether shopping for the hostess, the student, for him or her, there's no reason to skimp on style -- especially when it's affordable. All BUILT products are available online at www.builtny.com. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091117/NYFNSR02 ) If you want to get invited back to the next dinner party, bring the hostess wine in the Fishnet Wine Tote. The slices in the neoprene give a sneak peek...

2009-11-16 07:30:00

DALLAS, Nov. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- As gift givers make their lists and check them twice, AT&T* is stocking its shelves with the latest in ultra-portable, ultra-connected devices - two new netbooks that feature built-in access to the nation's fastest 3G network and the largest Wi-Fi network in the U.S., and include the new Microsoft Windows® 7 operating system. AT&T* today announced its holiday lineup of mobile broadband-enabled netbooks will be...

2009-11-13 12:35:00

Dell Inc has confirmed reports that it will release its first smartphone soon. The Dell Mini 3 is an entirely touch-screen mobile phone that will be initially released in China, due to a deal with China Mobile Ltd., with plans to issue the phone in Brazil later this year. The PC maker's first smart phone will run on Google's Android operating system. The new Mini 3 will be made available through Claro, which is part of the America Movil network. China Mobile serves half a billion customers....

2009-10-29 07:00:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- OmniVision Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: OVTI), a leading developer of advanced digital imaging solutions, today introduced its OV7675 VGA image sensor, designed to deliver optimized performance at a competitive cost for the high-volume mobile handset and notebook/netbook markets. The price and performance of the OV7675 make it an ideal choice for OEM suppliers developing mobile handsets for the high growth Indian and Chinese markets....

2009-10-26 13:03:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. http://www.reportlinker.com/p0155600/Reportlinker-Adds-Chinas-Netbook-Market-Not-as-Big-as-It-Looks.html Report Summary China's blue-ocean netbook market offers the kind of high margins that no PC or CE vendor wants to miss. The result, however, is intense competition between every player in the netbook value chain. Already, the x86-based platform is being...

2009-10-22 09:00:00

CHESAPEAKE, Va., Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- CDYNE Corporation, a leading provider of data quality and communications XML Web Services since 1999, will exhibit again this year at Microsoft's Professional Developer Conference in Los Angeles. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090701/PH40278LOGO ) Representatives and technicians from CDYNE will be on hand to demonstrate innovative uses of Web Services in CDYNE's data quality and communications products. CDYNE will also give...

2009-10-21 07:30:00

MILPITAS, Calif., Oct. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Phoenix Technologies Ltd. (Nasdaq: PTEC), the leader in PC 3.0(TM) products, services and embedded technologies, today announced a strategic agreement with Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd to bring to market notebooks and netbooks that are instant on/off, more user-friendly, fun, automated and secure, with extended battery life. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070410/SFTU048LOGO) "All-day, instant-on and always-connected...

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.'