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2010-06-24 07:00:00

CHATSWORTH, Calif., June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- SANYO North America Corporation (SANYO), a leader in rechargeable battery technology introduces a new way for musicians to power their effects pedals, multi-effect devices, and mobile recorders. SANYO Pedal Juice, a 9V DC Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery device, will be available from leading national music retailers and distributors throughout the U.S. in late June with a List Price of $199.99. SANYO has developed Pedal Juice to meet the needs...

2010-06-07 07:00:00

CHATSWORTH, Calif., June 7 /PRNewswire/ -- SANYO North America Corporation (SANYO), subsidiary of SANYO Electric Co., Ltd., one of the world's largest manufacturers of LCD and DLP projectors, announces the introduction of two new ultra short-focus projectors with 3D capability. Both projectors feature compact chassis of about half the size of conventional short-focus projectors. The PDG-DWL2500 is WXGA resolution (1280x800; 16:10 aspect ratio) with 2,500 lumens of brightness, and the...

2010-04-29 08:00:00

DALLAS and SAN DIEGO, April 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MetroPCS Communications, Inc. (NYSE: PCS), the nation's leading provider of unlimited, flat-rate, no signed contract wireless communications service, and Kyocera Communications Inc., provider of Kyocera- and Sanyo-branded wireless devices, have announced the 2010 MetroPCS Community Scholars winners. MetroPCS' Community Scholars Program provides $2,500 college scholarships and one $25,000 grand prize scholarship to 83 high school...

2010-04-01 07:46:00

COSTA MESA, Calif., April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The air in an average home has two to five times more pollutants than outdoor air, according to EPA reports. Refreshmynest.com, a website to educate and inform consumers in green best practices, is offering a series of free Healthy Home Makeover seminars to help consumers improve indoor air quality and refresh their nests easily, affordably and efficiently. The free series kicks off Saturday, April 3rd, 1:30-3 p.m. at The Westin South Coast...

2010-03-30 07:00:00

CHATSWORTH, Calif., March 30 /PRNewswire/ -- SANYO North America Corporation (SANYO) announces today the promotion of Sam L. Malik to the position of Vice President of SANYO North America Corporation and General Manager of the Presentation Technologies Group. Formerly Director of Sales and Marketing for the Group, Malik will assume his new responsibilities on April 1, 2010. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070619/LATU018LOGO) Ascending rapidly to the position after joining...

2010-03-04 09:35:00

BURBANK, Calif., March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Steril-Aire, Inc. announces that it has signed an agreement with SANYO North America Corporation (SANYO) to distribute the new SANYO professional Air Washer Plus(TM), an air purification system that uses electrolyzed water technology to suppress airborne bacteria, allergens, particulates, odors and volatile organic compounds (VOCs). Steril-Aire, a leader in providing green, sustainable solutions for indoor air quality and energy efficiency, will...

2010-02-01 04:00:00

BENTONVILLE, Ark., Feb. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Walmart (NYSE: WMT) announced today that it is defending wallets on complete gametime solutions with new savings on HDTVs and food for the annual pigskin party. This week for less than $500 customers can bring home a 1080p Sanyo 37-inch LCD TV and load up on a range of items to feed a party of eight. This "Gametime" event includes Rollbacks of $100, $200 and even $300 on select HDTVs and values on frozen appetizers, a supreme party tray...

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2010-01-09 08:20:00

The Japanese have come up with an electric bicycle to give riders an almost effortless ride, while being environmentally friendly. Electric bicycle giant Sanyo believes that people in the U.S. would greatly benefit from the bike, even if they are used to just driving cars. Until now, Eneloop "pedal-assist" bicycles have only been available in Japan. The new electric ride was debuted at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, where attendees were given a ride in a casino hotel ballroom,...

2009-12-08 16:46:00

CHATSWORTH, Calif., Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- SANYO North America Corporation (SANYO), is pleased to announce that two SANYO products have received International CES Innovations 2010 Design and Engineering Awards. The SANYO "Synergetic Hybrid Bicycle", CY-SPA600NA, model of the eneloop bike, a pedal-assist electric hybrid, was honored as Best of Innovations having received the highest overall score in the Eco-Design and Sustainable Technology category. The high-definition waterproof Dual...

2009-12-01 07:05:00

CHATSWORTH, Calif., Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- SANYO North America Corporation (SANYO), today introduces the Air Washer Plus(TM), a home-use air purification system, the first of its kind in the U.S., that uses electrolyzed water technology to treat the air to suppress airborne pathogens such as bacteria and germs, to reduce the amount of airborne pollen and allergy-causing dust, and to eliminate unpleasant odors in the home. The system's electrolyzed water technology works in tandem with 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.'