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2008-07-14 09:00:17

SAN JOSE, Calif., July 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pericom Semiconductor Corporation , a worldwide preferred supplier of serial connectivity, signal integrity and timing technology, today announced its next generation SATA 3Gbps and Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) signal conditioning products. These new products enable cost-effective implementation of next generation high bandwidth external SATA 3Gbps and SAS HDDs (Hard Disk Drives) for connectivity to PC notebook and desktop, digital set-top...

2004-11-29 09:00:22

SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pericom Semiconductor Corporation , a worldwide preferred supplier of high-speed silicon-based integrated circuits and quartz-based frequency control devices, today announced broad expansion of their analog video switch family by delivering six new products targeting the next generation of consumer multimedia video markets. Pericom's new PI3V and PI5V high-bandwidth analog video switches are specifically designed and characterized for...

Word of the Day
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'