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2009-12-01 08:00:00

OTTAWA, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- QNX Software Systems today announced that the QNX® Neutrino® RTOS now supports the new Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) AM3505 and AM3517 ARM® Cortex(TM)-A8 microprocessors (MPUs), the first two members of TI's new Sitara(TM) family and the first ARM Cortex-A8 processor-based solutions optimized for industrial applications. The AM35x MPUs offer a variety of device packages, industrial temperature...

2009-11-23 07:30:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The Open Group, a vendor- and technology-neutral consortium focused on open standards and global interoperability within and between enterprises, is commemorating the 40th anniversary of the UNIX® operating system with the launch of the UNIX License Plate World Tour photo contest and the chance to win a free laptop. As the owner of the UNIX trademark, The Open Group works closely with the IT industry to further the development of...

2009-11-10 07:30:00

WALTHAM, Mass., Nov. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --Novell today announced the availability of the first commercial solution to facilitate the development of .NET applications for Linux*, UNIX* and Mac* OS X within Microsoft* Visual Studio*. A revolutionary new add-in module for Microsoft's Visual Studio integrated development environment (IDE), Mono® Tools for Visual Studio allows Microsoft .NET developers to utilize their familiar Visual Studio environment to design, code...

2009-11-04 07:00:00

OTTAWA, Nov. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- QNX Software Systems, a Harman International (NYSE: HAR) company and the global leader in operating systems and middleware for the in-car infotainment market, today announced that its award-winning QNX® CAR application platform is powering the ng Connect Program's LTE Connected Car concept vehicle, which demonstrates how Long Term Evolution (LTE) 4G networks can potentially bring video-on-demand, Internet radio, and other wireless broadband...

2009-10-13 08:00:00

OTTAWA and SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- QNX Software Systems and OpenClovis today announced that the OpenClovis Application Service Platform (ASP) middleware is now available for the QNX® Neutrino® RTOS. The OpenClovis ASP is ideally suited for the networking, defense, and aerospace markets, and it provides standard-based high availability (HA), distributed application infrastructure, and system and platform management. The OpenClovis ASP...

2009-10-07 14:02:00

OTTAWA, Ontario, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- QNX Software Systems today announced that its QNX(®) CAR application platform has won a prestigious Adobe MAX award, in the mobile category. Each year, the Adobe MAX Awards recognize the best uses of Adobe software for creating engaging user experiences. This year, the QNX CAR application platform won for transforming the driving experience through its innovative use of Adobe Flash technology. The platform was up against stiff...

2009-10-06 08:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Adobe MAX 2009 -- QNX Software Systems today announced that it has become the latest participant in the Open Screen Project, which is led by Adobe. An industry-wide initiative, the project aims to create a consistent runtime environment based on the Adobe® Flash® Platform that eliminates barriers to publishing applications, content, and video across multiple computing platforms and consumer electronics. Through its...

2009-09-29 07:30:00

WALTHAM, Mass., Sept. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Novell today announced The Burton Corporation, the world's leading manufacturer of snowboards, moved its mission-critical applications from UNIX* to SUSE® Linux Enterprise Server from Novell to improve system uptime and reduce overall server-related costs by 80 percent. Burton migrated to SUSE Linux Enterprise Server in 2008. Burton's previous operating platform had experienced frequent downtime, putting a strain on...

2009-09-29 08:00:00

OTTAWA, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- QNX Software Systems, the global leader in operating systems and middleware for the in-car computing market, today announced several new features for QNX® CAR, an application platform that speeds the development of in-car systems through pre-assembled reference implementations and a large ecosystem of preintegrated technologies. The new features for QNX CAR include Google local search, which enables drivers to discover local points of...

2009-09-23 08:00:00

OTTAWA, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- QNX Software Systems today announced that it is pursuing IEC 61508 Safety Integrity Level 3 (SIL 3) certification for the QNX((R)) Neutrino((R)) RTOS, a fault-tolerant, high-performance operating system deployed in millions of mission-critical systems worldwide. SIL certification levels are defined by the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) 61508 standard; the higher the SIL level, the lower the risk of failure. SIL 3 is considered the highest...


Latest Unix Reference Libraries

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2010-10-01 18:20:53

A computer terminal is an electromechanical hardware device that is used for entering data into a computer and displaying it. Although the first terminals were cost efficient, they were very slow compared to punched cards for input. As the technology enhanced and video displays were introduced, timesharing systems were developed and evolved to make up for any other problems. A terminal functions to display data and assist with data input. Historically, the first terminals were...

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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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