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2013-05-23 08:20:01

Osaka, May 23, 2013 - (JCN Newswire) - Sharp's SH-02E smartphone with IGZO(1) LCD panel, sold by NTT Docomo in Japan, has won the Gold Award(2) in the Display of the Year category, part of the 2013 Display Industry Awards(3) sponsored by the SID (Society for Information Display). The Moth Eye(R)(4) technology used in Sharp's AQUOS XL9 lineup was also honored, winning the Silver Award in the Display Component of the Year category.With over 6,000 members, SID is the world's largest industry...

2013-05-22 12:20:02

Tokyo, May 22, 2013 - (JCN Newswire) - NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced that it has wholly acquired MCV Guam Holding Corp. (MCV), the largest cable television and Internet service provider in Guam and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, on May 21. The purchase from MCV Acquisition, LLC, the holding company of MCV, worth approximately 129.8 million U.S. dollars or about 12.7 billion Japanese yennotice1, was made by a wholly owned holding company established in Guam by DOCOMO.The...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'