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Liberate

(Liberate Technologies, San Mateo, CA) A software company that specialized in the information appliance field. Formerly Network Computer, Inc. (NCI), a spin-off from Oracle in 1996, it changed its name in 1999. The company initially promoted the NC Reference Profile specification, later turned over to The Open Group. Liberate provided client and server software for satellite, cable, telco, ISP and corporations to deliver thin computing services. In 2005 the company declared bankruptcy and sold its North American assets to Cox Communications and Comcast Corporation. See network computer.
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The Liberate Air was designed for people with active lifestyles, particularly those who love to go biking or hiking.
Hobbs said that Liberate would have a first outing over jumps next month.
On November 29, the Security Council voted 12-2 authorizing "all necessary means" to liberate Kuwait.
Pushing from the east through Poland, soldiers of the Soviet Union's Red Army were the first to see and liberate (free) the camps.
Humez addresses the 10 or 11 successful trips--the first in 1850--that Tubman made to the South to liberate her enslaved counterparts; her relationships with prominent white and black abolitionists, including Frederick Douglass, Wendell Phillips, Franklin Sanborn, Gerrit Smith, Thomas Garrett, Henry Fowler, Lucretia Mott, John Brown, Sarah Hopkins Bradford, and members of both the Underground Railroad community in western New York State and the Pennsylvania Anti-Slavery Society; and her role in the bourgeoning anti-slavery speaking circuit.
While the intentions of the United States might be to "liberate" the oppressed people of the world and while Sullivan might argue that lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered Americans should support this "liberation," one must only go as far as Afghanistan to see that nothing significant has changed in our government's supposed quest to promote human rights.
Let us all be overjoyed that all the Norman and English castles in Wales were erected in order to liberate the Welsh.
Broadcom Corporation, a leading provider of integrated circuits enabling broadband communications, and Liberate Technologies, the premier provider of open software platforms for enhanced television, have unveiled the next-generation software and silicon solution for Digital Video Recording (DVR) capabilities in digital set-top boxes.
Whole Language, with its attention to the abilities students bring to the learning setting--and with its desire to liberate these students to use language to solve problems--threatens to establish a rebellious, uncompromising democracy, one that imperils the status quo and the traditional values it protects.
There is a new window of opportunity to liberate the minds of communities through community colleges' formal and informal liberal arts curriculum.
Liberate Technologies and Children's Television Workshop Online have formed an alliance to demonstrate interactive TV programmes.
The molecular oxygen would readily liberate energy as it removes the outermost electrons from the organic compounds.