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2014-06-26 08:32:46

BEIJING, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vimicro International Corporation (NASDAQ: VIMC) ("Vimicro" or the "Company"), a leading video surveillance technology and solution provider, today announced that its joint venture, Shanxi Zhongtianxin Science and Technology Co., Ltd. (Zhongtianxin), has won two contracts to provide SVAC-compliant video surveillance products and systems for traffic control in Taiyuan City, aggregated to USD 14.21 million approximately. Zhongtianxin is a 51%...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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