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2010-08-19 08:10:20

Verizon Communications Inc. demonstrated an iPad application on Wednesday that allows users to view live television channels on the Apple tablet computer.The company said it expects to launch the new app, dubbed "What's Hot", sometime next year to its FiOS TV subscribers, giving them the ability to watch live television on the iPad and other tablet computing devices.Speaking at a briefing with reporters, Verizon's Chief Information Officer Shaygan Kheradpir said the company is in discussions...

2010-03-31 07:00:00

NEW YORK, March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Shaygan Kheradpir, executive vice president and chief information officer for Verizon Communications, has been appointed to a three-year term on the Visiting Committee on Advanced Technology of the National Institute of Standards and Technology, effective April 1. The Visiting Committee on Advanced Technology reviews and makes recommendations regarding general policy for NIST, its organization, budget and programs, within the framework of applicable...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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