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2005-06-03 07:34:53

After a decade of empty chatter, the short-range wireless technology known as Bluetooth is finally getting some bite. Many of the niche vendors at this year's Computex, the world's second largest computer show, were displaying Bluetooth -- named after a Danish king who united Norway and Denmark in the 10th century -- versions of their wares this week in Taipei. They are joining a growing number of top industry players, like peripherals makers Logitech and BenQ, and cellphone makers Nokia and...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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