Latest programmer Stories

2008-07-25 00:00:25

By Valerie Kalfrin, Tampa Tribune, Fla. Jul. 24--TAMPA -- Hillsborough Community College warned its roughly 2,000 employees on Wednesday to monitor their bank accounts because an HCC programmer's laptop was stolen from a hotel parking lot in Georgia. The college also is looking into acquiring technology that will allow workers to remotely locate laptops and to encrypt computers or disks. In addition, it stressed to employees who use laptops to use extra caution when securing the devices,...

2008-06-30 21:02:21

Hollywood actress Sally Field is to be Turner Classic Movies' guest programmer for July, the network said Monday. The Oscar and Emmy Award-winning actress, who currently stars on the TV drama Brothers & Sisters, is to join TCM host Robert Osborne for a discussion on film July 10. She will also present a few of her favorites that night as part of the latest edition of the network's guest programmer series. Each month, TCM invites a celebrity to pick a few favorite movies and share...

2008-06-19 09:00:11

Cypress Semiconductor (NYSE:CY) today introduced new programming software for the PSoC(R) programmable system-on-chip family. The new PSoC Programmer 3.0 now offers a customizable user interface, allowing designers to select the features they wish to use and hide those that they don't. Cypress has also streamlined the interface to enable an easier, more intuitive user experience. PSoC Programmer can be used as an integrated programmer with Cypress's PSoC Designer(TM) integrated...

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'