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2010-05-27 09:00:00

EVERETT, Wash., May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Fluke Networks, the leader in network installation and analysis, today announced the availability of its Switch Port Monitor, a free, downloadable network monitoring software utility that provides visibility into network switches to help IT professionals solve problems common to local area networks (LAN). Specifically, this Microsoft® Windows®-based utility offers monitoring via simple network management protocol...

2010-04-13 13:47:07

Biofuels processors who mill switchgrass into fine bits to help its flowability should be able to save time, energy and money by not doing so, a Purdue University study shows. Switchgrass can be used in a number of biofuel applications, but moving it - especially feeding it into boilers - can be problematic, said Klein Ileleji, an assistant professor of agricultural and biological engineering. While corn and soybeans are round and spherical, switchgrass is shaped more like matchsticks,...

2009-11-05 07:45:00

Announcement Highlights: - Green.Switch, a full service eco-consulting industry leader that provides commercial upgrade solutions for businesses seeking to reduce energy costs - Contracts set to deliver substantial revenue - Major energy-saving retrofit contracts signed with: - Robbins Parking Services, Victoria, B.C. - Canada's second largest parking management company - with subsidiary operations in several United States...

2009-09-08 07:00:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Advanced Analogic Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: AATI), an analog semiconductor company focused on powering innovative solutions in consumer, industrial, and telecom markets, introduced the AAT4702, a highly integrated load switch that requires half the board footprint of discrete alternatives. In addition to its small size, the AAT4702 consumes a 15 micro-A quiescent current, far less than any other integrated load switch/low-dropout...

2009-04-02 08:57:00

WASHINGTON, April 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20030904/USCSCLOGO ) Name of product: Illuminated Round Rocker Switches Units: About 18,000 Importer: RadioShack Corp., of Fort Worth, Texas Hazard: The...

2009-02-27 16:13:00

Company's Data Access Network (DAN) Approach Achieves Full Protection; Solution Supports Multiple Network Monitoring Tools, Providing Intelligent Packet Processing for Each MILPITAS, Calif., Feb. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Gigamon, the global leading provider of intelligent data access networking products, announced today that it has been awarded U.S. Patents No. 7,424,018; 7,436,832; and 7,440,467, for its innovative data access switching technology. These new patents not only further extend...

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2009-02-24 09:15:00

INXS says it was shocked to hear its most recent lead singer, J.D. Fortune, claim he is living in his truck after the Australian rock band fired him. Fortune, who is working on a solo album called Death of a Motivational Speaker, has said he is broke now that the band let him go without warning at a Hong Kong airport, following a world tour. Fortune won Rock Star: INXS, a TV reality show created to find a replacement for the group's lead singer Michael Hutchence, who died in 1997. Fortune...

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2009-02-20 09:31:20

Canadian singer J.D. Fortune, the winner of the competition reality show Rock Star: INXS, says the Australian band has fired him and he's now homeless. Rock Star was a show created to help INXS find a new permanent front man after its lead singer, Michael Hutchence, died in 1997 and the band was unsuccessful in replacing him, the BBC noted. Fortune beat out 10 finalists on the show and recorded the album, Switch, with INXS in 2005 before embarking with the veteran rockers on a 2 1/2-year...

2009-02-13 06:00:00

CHENGDU, China, Feb. 13 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Maipu (Sichuan) Communication Technology Co., Ltd has launched MyPower S6800 and S8900 Top Carrier-Class Core Switches at the Shangri-La Chengdu Hotel. Nearly 600 guests witnessed the debut of the switch featuring high performance, excellent safety, and easy management, which took Maipu 3 years to research and develop. The series of products ameliorated the top-notch network products mix of Maipu, and will offer clients impeccable solutions and...

2009-02-12 09:29:19

Plasmonics -- a possible replacement for current computing approaches -- may pave the way for the next generation of computers that operate faster and store more information than electronically-based systems and are smaller than optically-based systems, according to a Penn State engineer who has developed a plasmonic switch."If plasmonics are realized, the future will have circuits as small as the current electronic ones with a capacity a million times better," said Tony Jun Huang, James...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'