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2011-08-08 08:00:00

NORTON, Mass., Aug. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Measurement Computing Corporation, the value leader in data acquisition, today announced the release of three, high-speed, 16-bit USB DAQ devices with sampling rates up to 500 kS/s. Starting at only $399, the USB-1608G Series set a new standard for low-cost, high-speed multifunction DAQ. The USB-1608G Series offers 16 analog inputs and up to two analog outputs, plus eight digital I/O, two counter inputs, and one timer output. A range of...

2011-06-20 07:00:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Atmel® Corporation (NASDAQ: ATML), a leader in microcontroller and touch solutions, today announced the new Atmel JTAGICE3 mid-range in-circuit debugger and programmer to support all Atmel AVR® 8- and 32-bit microcontrollers (MCUs). This new debugger is smaller, faster, and more robust than the previous generation, and connects seamlessly to the recently-launched Atmel AVR Studio® 5. The...

2011-05-18 08:00:00

ISLANDIA, N.Y., May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CA Technologies (Nasdaq: CA) today announced that core programming skills training offered through its Mainframe Academy and Mainframe Associate Software Engineering Program (MASEP) help IT organizations and employees meet workforce needs and proactively address sustainability challenges. "The success of IBM's zEnterprise, is further proof that our customers view the mainframe as an essential part of their IT environments, as a cornerstone of...

2011-03-24 14:56:34

A Binghamton University computer scientist with an interest in "green" software development has received the National Science Foundation's most prestigious award for young researchers. Yu David Liu received a five-year, $448,641 grant from the NSF's Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program. The highly competitive grants support junior faculty who exemplify the role of teacher-scholars through outstanding research, excellent education and the integration of education and research. He...

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2011-02-10 11:56:57

Would-be leakers, activists and journalists who have worked with the site say that WikiLeak's ability to receive new leaks has been crippled after a disaffected programmer unplugged a component which guaranteed anonymity. A source familiar with the contents of a new book told Reuters that the details of the breakdown are contained in the book, penned by estranged WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange collaborator Daniel Domscheit-Berg which is due to be published on Friday. The source familiar...

2010-07-27 07:00:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., July 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Actel Corporation (Nasdaq: ACTL) today announced FlashPro4, the newest hardware programmer supporting Actel's flash FPGAs: the IGLOO® series and ProASIC®3 series (including RT ProASIC3), SmartFusion(TM) and Actel Fusion® families. FlashPro4 also supports FPGA embedded software program and debug managed by Actel's SoftConsole Integrated Design Environment (IDE) for embedded...

2010-05-04 06:55:00

LONGMONT, Colo., May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Kozio, Inc. (www.kozio.com), the trusted technology leader for enabling the fastest path to reliable hardware for embedded designs through in-system diagnostics, today announced that its board of directors has named Clint Ostrander to serve as the company's chief executive officer and president. Joe Skazinski, Kozio's Chairman of the Board and Co-Founder, said that the Kozio's board unanimously selected Mr. Ostrander based on his fit with Kozio, his...

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2010-01-27 09:52:04

A new approach for managing bugs in computer software has been developed by a team led by Prof. George Candea at EPFL. The latest version of Dimmunix, available for free download, enables entire networks of computers to cooperate in order to collectively avoid the manifestations of bugs in software. A new IT tool, developed by the Dependable Systems Lab at EPFL in Switzerland, called "Dimmunix," enables programs to avoid future recurrences of bugs without any assistance from users or...

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2009-12-11 09:35:01

An innovative new computer programming language introduces kids to the possibilities of computing When most of us think about computer programming, we think of typing in lines and lines of code with semicolons and complex syntax. This common perception about computer programming helps keep people from getting excited about computer programming, yet many professions need the complex problem solving and analytical skills that programming can build. Changing this perception could help get...

2009-05-05 08:39:00

Java/C++ Programmers Play Lead Role in Transforming the Future of Mainframe Management ISLANDIA, N.Y., May 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- To help ensure that the next generation of IT management professionals can effectively manage their companies' mainframes, CA (Nasdaq: CA) is putting that same generation's best and brightest programming talent to work on its Mainframe 2.0 initiative. To view the Multimedia News Release, go to: http://www.prnewswire.com/mnr/ca/38261/ In fact, much of the...


Word of the Day
out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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