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2009-06-02 07:04:00

CHICAGO, June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- NAVTEQ, the leading global provider of digital map, traffic and location data for in-vehicle, portable, wireless and enterprise solutions, has been selected by Navigation Solutions, LLC, to provide mapping and dynamic, real-time content for their new fleet management application, NeverLost Fleet(TM). This dynamic content includes NAVTEQ Traffic(TM), as well as on demand weather. The NeverLost Fleet system, featuring dynamic, real-time content, will be...

2008-12-15 05:00:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Dec. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Magellan Navigation, Inc. today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell the Magellan consumer products division to MiTAC International Corp. Closing of the transaction is anticipated in January of 2009. Financial terms are not disclosed. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080624/AQTU516LOGO) Recognized as an industry innovator, the Magellan consumer products division is the creator of the award-winning...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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