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2010-03-18 14:10:00

A Texas man who was fired from an auto dealership used the Internet to disable ignitions and set off horns on more than 100 vehicles sold by his old place of work, police said on Wednesday. Omar Ramos-Lopez, 20, was arrested on Wednesday by Austin police and charged with felony breach of computer security. He evidently used a password from a former colleague to remotely cause the havoc, according to police. Several people had to call tow trucks to come get their cars and many missed work or...

2010-03-09 08:00:00

NORTON, Mass., March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Measurement Computing Corporation (MCC), the market leader of value-priced data acquisition hardware and software, today announced the release of MCC DAQ Software CD version 6.0 with 64-bit drivers and ULx (Universal Library Extensions) for National Instruments LabVIEW. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100309/DA67007LOGO) New with Version 6.0 Users of Measurement Computing data acquisition devices can now install the Universal...

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2009-12-18 11:00:00

Findings released by Internet security specialty firm Norton showed that sex was a hot online search topic for children in 2009, AFP reported. Data from Symantec-owned Norton showed that for Internet users under the age of 18, the words "porn" and "sex" were the next two most-searched subjects, behind YouTube, Google, and Facebook. Symantec released a statement warning parents that such terms should raise a red flag if they haven't had 'The Talk' with their children about content that may not...

2009-11-23 10:14:00

AKRON, Ohio, Nov. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- FirstEnergy Generation Corp., a subsidiary of Akron, Ohio-based FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) today announced that it has purchased the rights to develop a compressed-air electric generating plant on a 92-acre site in Norton, Ohio, from CAES Development Company, LLC. The transaction includes rights to a 600-acre underground cavern, formerly operated as a limestone mine, that is ideal for energy storage technology. "The compressed-air...

2009-11-23 09:00:00

HOUSTON, Nov. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Haddington Ventures, L.L.C., announced today that CAES Development Company, LLC, a portfolio company of Haddington's managed funds, has sold to FirstEnergy Generation Corp., a subsidiary of Akron, Ohio-based FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), the rights to the Norton Energy Storage Project, a compressed air energy storage (CAES) facility under development in Norton, Ohio. "We are very pleased to have reached an agreement with FirstEnergy for their acquisition...

2009-10-29 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Americans today are getting the message that Internet safety and security is critical to their daily lives but many still need to employ safer cyber hygiene, according to the 2009 National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA)-Symantec Online Safety Study, released by the NCSA and Symantec (Nasdaq: SYMC), makers of Norton security software. The study results show that 85 percent of Americans feel they are most responsible for keeping their...

2009-10-19 07:30:00

SOUTH BRISBANE, Australia, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Key Points Placement of A$40.5M at 32.83 cents per share, a 22 per cent premium to 30-day VWAP Take up by international resource funds: Sprott, Libra and Baker Steel plus Goldmax Asia Investments Arranged by Rodman & Renshaw, New York Norton now positioned to develop its projects Norton Gold Fields (Norton) (ASX: NGF), one of the largest ASX-listed gold producers, today announced the successful placement of shares...

2009-09-15 10:07:00

CHICAGO, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Symantec Corp. (Nasdaq: SYMC) Consumer Division has selected Leo Burnett USA to be its Global and North American Agency of Record, including brand strategy, advertising and marketing communications. The additional roles expand the retail marketing work that Arc Worldwide, Leo Burnett's marketing services arm, has done for the past eight years with its Consumer Marketing Team. Leo Burnett and Arc Worldwide will solidify the Norton brand and position it as...

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2009-09-10 17:41:59

U.S. actor Edward Norton has signed up to guest star in an upcoming episode of the new TV comedy series Modern Family, ABC said. Best known for his roles in Primal Fear, Fight Club and The Incredible Hulk, Norton will play Izzy LaFontaine, a famous musician hired by Claire as a surprise anniversary gift for Phil in Family, the network said. Elizabeth Banks of Seabiscuit and Zack and Miri Make a Porno fame will guest star in the same episode as Mitchell and Cameron's best girlfriend, Sal....

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2009-08-12 10:25:00

As children grow up with the Internet at their fingertips, they entertain themselves with videos, games, social networking sites, and even porn, according to computer security firm Symantec. Symantec was able to identify the top 100 searches conducted between February and July through its family safety service OnlineFamily.Norton, which is used to monitor the Internet habits of both children and teenagers. The firm found that the most popular search term was for the Google owned video sharing...


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2012-06-15 05:14:09

Symbol: LIPR Group: Dicot Family: Linaceae Duration: Annual Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   ADPR Adenolinum pratense (Norton) W.A. Weber   LILEP Linum lewisii Pursh var. pratense Norton Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AZ, CO, KS, NM, OK, TX Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants...

2012-06-15 06:39:12

Symbol: HYSCN Group: Dicot Family: Clusiaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N CAN    N Synonyms:   HYFON Hypericum formosum Kunth var. nortoniae (M.E. Jones) C.L. Hitchc.   HYNO2 Hypericum nortoniae M.E. Jones Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:CO, ID, NM, NV, OR, UT, WA Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants...

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