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2011-08-19 07:35:12

Russia said on Thursday that it has lost track of a $265-million telecommunications satellite. The Express AM-4 satellite launched late on Wednesday aboard a Proton-M rocket from the Russia-leased launchpad in Kazakhstan. The space agency said the first stages of the launch went smoothly, but communication with the satellite was lost after a failure of the Briz-M upper stage. The Russian space agency said experts were working to try and re-establish contact with the satellite....

2011-06-22 07:00:00

GERMANTOWN, Md., June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), the global leader in broadband satellite solutions and services, and a leading provider of managed network and application services, today announced a new, cost-effective service package for the government market -- Connect & Express for Government -- with plans that enable government agencies and offices located in remote locations to affordably purchase broadband Internet service. (Logo:...

2011-05-10 06:45:00

FREMONT, Calif., May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Exar Corporation (Nasdaq: EXAR) today expanded the Express DX 1800 family with the addition of the DX 1825 and DX 1835 data reduction and security cards. The new cards are ideal for entry and midrange servers where cost per performance is a delicate balance. The Express DX 1800 cards off-load compression and encryption, minimizing CPU cycles which can then be used to maintain higher performance, or enable more cost-effective systems, both...

2011-04-27 11:23:00

DALLAS, April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Greyhound and Peter Pan Bus Lines today announced the companies are establishing a New York hub for their premium Express service in the Northeast by adding new routes between New York and Philadelphia, Washington, D.C. and Baltimore. Philadelphia service begins on May 4 with seven daily round trips, and Washington, D.C. and Baltimore service starts May 10 each with eight daily round trips. Fares start as low as $1, and tickets are now on sale for...

2011-04-21 06:01:00

DALLAS, April 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Greyhound today announced it is taking the success of its Greyhound Express(TM) service in the Midwest and expanding it to the Northeast. The company is partnering with Peter Pan Bus Lines to operate the Express service between Boston and New York starting April 27 with nine daily round trips. Tickets go on sale April 21 at www.mygreyhoundexpress.com, with fares starting as low as $1. The Boston to New York route is the first of several new Express...

2011-03-31 10:00:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, March 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines Cargo Division (AA Cargo) today announced it has been recognized by the Express Delivery and Logistics Association (XLA) for successful implementation of upgrades in service, communication, technology and on-time performance. The recognition is based on a survey of members who use the services for express deliveries around the world. American was identified as the carrier with the most improvements in these categories for...

2011-03-16 07:00:00

IRVINE, Calif., March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Advanced Sterilization Products (ASP) announced today the availability of the EXPRESS Cycle for the STERRAD® 100NX(TM) System. This is the fastest low-temperature sterilization cycle validated for surface sterilization of da Vinci® 3D endoscopes, rigid telescopes, rechargeable batteries and many other devices. The EXPRESS Cycle rapidly sterilizes instruments without the damage associated with other...

2011-03-14 07:00:00

ST. LOUIS, March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Members served by Express Scripts (Nasdaq: ESRX) can now access their pharmacy benefits account on their smart phones using a new application launched today. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080827/EXPRESSSCRIPTSLOGO) Members can download the Express Rx app from the Apple App store or the Android Market. Other users, including those on BlackBerry devices, can access the mobile-optimized website at http://m.esrx.com. The Express Rx app...

2010-12-06 06:45:00

FREMONT, Calif., Dec. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Exar Corporation (Nasdaq: EXAR) today announced the Express DX 1845 high-performance data security and reduction card. The DX 1845 provides a simple, power-efficient solution to secure and optimize data in enterprise applications. The new data security and reduction card offloads these tasks from the host microprocessor, freeing up valuable cycles to be applied to the application workload or reducing the type or number of microprocessors...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'