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2014-07-16 12:31:41

Exceptional Performance Characterizes Technology Achievement NEW YORK, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Continuing to build on its strong history in 100G technology, Verizon has completed another technology milestone by proving that 100G traffic can be successfully carried over Verizon's regional Ethernet network between two 100G network interface devices while maintaining carrier-grade performance. A network interface device, known as a NID, is typically located at a customer's...

2014-07-15 16:29:53

WASHINGTON, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. House of Representatives today overwhelmingly passed the Permanent Internet Tax Freedom Act (H.R. 3086), or ITFA, originally introduced by Reps. Robert Goodlatte (R-Virginia) and Anna Eshoo (D-California). The House measure is similar to the legislation introduced in the Senate (S. 1431) by Sens. Ron Wyden (D-Oregon) and John Thune (R-South Dakota). The following statement should be attributed to Peter Davidson, Verizon senior vice...

2014-07-10 16:27:28

NEW YORK, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) delivered continued customer growth in the recently concluded quarter, according to comments made today by Chairman and CEO Lowell McAdam at the Allen & Company conference in Sun Valley, Idaho. McAdam said Verizon Wireless expects to report a net of more than 1.4 million retail postpaid additions in second-quarter 2014. This includes strong smartphone additions, company-record tablet additions...

2014-07-01 16:32:44

Solution Packages the Key Acceleration Services and Security Platforms That Enable E-Commerce Sites to Load Fast, Securely and Reliably for Users Anywhere on Any Device NEW YORK, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- E-commerce website owners have lots to worry about: Factors such as slow websites, poor security and hard-to-find products all combine to increase shopping-cart abandonment, drive away users and hurt the bottom line. Those owners also are faced with a fragmented market filled with many...

2014-06-30 12:30:36

July and August Will Feature Hours of Music Choice Videos Across Four Genres, Plus Concert Performances on AXS TV and Concert TV From Classic and Current Artists, All on Demand NEW YORK, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hordes of people, expensive tickets and concessions, heat, rain - summer music festivals are fun ...once. This summer's FiOS On Demand Virtual Music Festival brings viewers the best touring artists and concerts from July 1-Aug. 29 without the hassle associated with big...

2014-06-27 12:29:05

Award Shines Light on Disruptive Change Agents in Technology Category NEW YORK, June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ernst & Young has announced that EdgeCast Networks co-founders Alex Kazerani and James Segil received the EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2014 Greater Los Angeles award in the technology category. The award, which was announced at a special gala event at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on June 17, recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary...

US Spying Fears Leads German Gov't To End Verizon Contract
2014-06-27 09:04:43

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online "Countries spy on each other, we spy on others." Politician pundit and syndicated columnist Charles Krauthammer made that bold statement last year when details on the National Security Agency's (NSA) PRISM program were leaked and made public by Edward Snowden. The leaked documents showed that Washington had conducted mass surveillance in Germany and had even eavesdropped on German Chancellor Angela Merkel's mobile phone. While it is...

2014-06-26 08:34:00

Verizon Provides 300 Mbps Service to Area's My Image Studio and Its Partner, Silicon Harlem NEW YORK, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As Verizon continues to roll out its revolutionary FiOS services throughout New York City, the company has provided, at no charge, its 300 Mbps FiOS Quantum Internet service to My Image Studios, a community-based entertainment complex in Harlem. The service was announced at a launch event last night (June 25) at My Image Studios, also known as MIST,...

2014-06-25 12:33:58

Expansion Into Sao Paulo and More Than 20 Cities Around the World Increases Delivery Capacity and Global Reach NEW YORK, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As Internet users increasingly demand high-quality content at lightning-fast speeds, Verizon Digital Media Services is responding by adding direct local connectivity from its network to many of the world's largest broadband providers. This expansion streamlines delivery and distribution to ensure high-quality user experiences and...

2014-06-24 08:39:44

Executing on Joint Vision for the Mobile Cloud Era, Verizon Enterprise Solutions to ResellComprehensive AirWatch by VMware Platform NEW YORK and PALO ALTO, Calif., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As organizations use the power of mobility to transform business operations, Verizon Enterprise Solutions and VMware today announced an expansion of their strategic relationship to include mobile security and enterprise mobility management solutions. Driven by a shared vision for how enterprises will...


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penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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