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2010-05-24 07:23:00

TOKYO, May 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Spansion Inc., a leading Flash memory solutions provider, today announced its new Japanese subsidiary, Spansion Nihon Limited, has acquired the distribution business of Spansion Japan, Spansion's former subsidiary. The applications engineering, customer service, marketing, quality and sales functions from Spansion Japan seamlessly transition to Spansion Nihon and will continue to operate from their current Kawasaki location. Leading the new...

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2008-03-27 07:20:00

What Shinji Suzuki once considered to be an outrageous idea is beginning to take shape as scientists in Japan are combining their efforts with origami virtuosos to construct a paper airplane they hope to send to space one day. Suzuki, a professor at Tokyo University's Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, said experts first confronted him a decade ago about the project. "It sounded like a simply impossible, crazy idea," project leader Suzuki said. "I gave it some more thought, and came...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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