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2010-04-20 07:00:00

MORRISTOWN, N.J., April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Advanced Systems Concepts, Inc. (ASCI), maker of ActiveBatch® Workload Automation and Job Scheduling Software and other solutions that enhance Windows(TM), Linux, UNIX, z/OS and OpenVMS systems among others, today announced that it has been accepted into the Microsoft System Center Alliance, a network of technology partners supporting Microsoft's System Center network management suite. ASCI has recently released...

2010-04-08 07:30:00

SAN FRANCISCO, April 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The Open Group today announced the plenary agenda and expanded speaker lineup for The Open Group Conference Rome 2010, to be held on April 26 - 30, 2010 at the Sheraton Roma Hotel and Conference Center. Conference sessions and speakers from around the world will discuss topics that include how to make enterprise architecture (EA) meaningful to businesses, maximizing return on investment for the provisioning of information security and best practices...

2010-04-07 07:00:00

MORRISTOWN, N.J., April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The frontiers of green energy are being blazed as much in the boardroom as they are in the natural world. New technologies and new production sources require new business models. Markets have to be developed, prices set, and distribution networks tested. And the one resource that powers all this activity, is information. Statkraft, Europe's largest renewable energy company, understands this better than anyone. Based in Oslo, Norway, Statkraft...

2010-03-30 18:45:00

WALTHAM, Mass., March 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Today the jury in the District Court of Utah trial between SCO Group and Novell issued a verdict determining the ownership of important Unix copyrights. The jury's decision confirmed Novell's ownership of the Unix copyrights, which SCO had asserted to own in its attack on Linux. Novell remains committed to promoting Linux, including by defending Linux on the intellectual property front. Ron Hovsepian, Novell president and CEO, said "This...

2010-03-22 07:30:00

SAN FRANCISCO, March 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The Open Group Conference Rome 2010 will be held on April 26-30, 2010 at the Sheraton Roma Hotel and Conference Center. The conference will address some of the key IT issues facing organizations today including: the future role of enterprise architecture; moving information security management from science to art; and examining cloud computing as a key element for evolving enterprise-wide IT systems. All three subjects will be supported by expert...

2010-03-17 08:00:00

OTTAWA, March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Reconfirming its position as the leading provider of operating systems and middleware for the automotive infotainment market, QNX Software Systems today announced that its technology has been licensed for more than 17 million in-vehicle systems worldwide -- an increase of 130 percent since 2008. Today, more than 200 vehicle models ship with QNX-based infotainment and telematics systems. Brands such as Acura, Audi, BMW, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Chrysler, Dodge,...

2010-03-03 08:00:00

NUREMBERG, Germany, March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- embedded world 2010 -- QNX Software Systems, a Harman International company (NYSE: HAR), and Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NYSE: TXN) today announced that TI is providing pre-integrated hardware support for the QNX® CAR application platform. Building upon their strategic partnership, QNX Software Systems and TI will provide automakers and tier one automotive suppliers with pre-assembled reference implementations,...

2010-03-02 08:00:00

NUREMBERG, Germany, March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- embedded world 2010 -- QNX Software Systems, a Harman International (NYSE: HAR) company, today unveiled its new smart energy reference, a pre-integrated software stack that makes it easier to design, deploy, and extend smart-home energy management systems. The smart energy reference provides out-of-the-box support for Zigbee sensors, Insteon home area networks (HANs), streaming IP video cameras for security monitoring, an application for...

2010-03-02 07:30:00

SAN FRANCISCO, March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The Open Group, a vendor- and technology-neutral consortium focused on open standards and global interoperability within and between enterprises, today announced that it has signed a Franchise Agreement with Capgemini India, one of the of the world's foremost providers of consulting, technology and outsourcing services, to represent The Open Group in India. The Open Group India is the sixth international franchise formed on behalf of The Open Group,...

2010-02-22 06:05:00

WATERLOO, Canada, Feb. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- RoweBots Research Inc. announces and releases the DSPnano Operating System Version 3, achieving a significant milestone in shrinking intelligence into small and powerful microcontrollers and digital signal controllers. Motor control, ADPCM and color graphics along with other advanced networking applications and a Linux(TM) or POSIX compatible application are cost effective in any device. The DSPnano Operating System offers an ultra tiny embedded...


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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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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