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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...

2009-02-10 07:00:00

GREENSBORO, N.C., Feb. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- RF Micro Devices, Inc. (Nasdaq GS: RFMD), a global leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance semiconductor components, today announced the expansion of the Company's high-performance switch portfolio to include three new multi-throw RF switches: the RF1126, RF1131 and RF1132. The high-performance RF switches are designed to operate in multiple market segments, including antenna tuners, CDMA handsets and 3G multimode devices....

2009-02-07 12:48:22

The top four U.S. TV networks will wait to switch from analog to digital signals until a new congressional deadline, a federal official says. Federal Communications Commission acting Chairman Michael J. Copps said ABC, CBS, Fox and NBC/Telemundo will implement the digital changeover June 12, the new deadline set after Congress approved a four-month delay of the TV changeover, the Los Angeles Times reported Friday. The measure allows TV stations to ask federal regulators for an earlier...

2009-01-28 15:04:11

The U.S. House of Representatives Wednesday voted against postponing until June the planned Feb. 17 conversion from analog to digital television broadcasting. TV Technology said on its Web site the House vote was 258 in favor and 168 opposed, however, the vote fell short of the two-thirds majority needed to pass the legislation. The Senate Monday approved a measure to delay the transition for four months to give people more time to prepare for the switch by buying new television sets,...


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  • Licking.
  • Hence Running along or over a surface, as if in the act of licking; flowing over or along; lapping or bathing; softly bright; gleaming.
This word comes the Latin 'lambere,' to lick.
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