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pcx

(filename extension)
A filename extension for images created with the IBM PC Paintbrush tool.

PCX

(1) See PCI-X.

(2) The native bitmapped graphics file format in the earlier PC Paintbrush application. PCX supported monochrome, 2-, 4-, 8- and 24-bit color and uses RLE to achieve compression ratios of approximately 1.1:1 to 1.5:1. Images with large blocks of solid colors compress best under the RLE method. See PC Paintbrush.

(3) (PC to the power of X) In 2001, this was Intel's slogan for the digital home in which the PC was at the center, synchronizing with PDAs and cellphones. The name did not take off in the marketplace.
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DeFeo, Chairman and CEO of PCX Holdings and the Pacific Exchange commented, "Our relationship with Archipelago has been rewarding since day one.
The Pacific Exchange, the world's fifth largest exchange, would remain in San Francisco and would be supported by the Chicago exchange's technology.
CONTACT: Abby Balat of the Pacific Exchange, +1-415-393-7969, or abalat@pacificex.
Founded in 1862, the Pacific Exchange today trades options on more than 1,200 stocks.
Carlson of Pacific Exchange, +1-415-393-4198, or mobile, +1-415-310-8616, or dcarlson@pacificex.
The sale of the Archipelago brokerage subsidiary was obligated by an order of the Securities and Exchange Commission as a condition to Archipelago's acquisition of the Pacific Exchange, Inc.
SAN FRANCISCO, June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pacific Exchange (PCX) today named James J.
SAN FRANCISCO, May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pacific Exchange announced today that the Securities and Exchange Commission approved its demutualization proposal on Monday, May 17, 2004.
00 minimum price per share requirement for continued listing on the Pacific Exchange and will permit ZAP's common stock to remain listed on the Pacific Exchange under the ticker symbol ZP.
SAN FRANCISCO, April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pacific Exchange (PCX) today announced that Chicago-based PEAK6 will become a Lead Market Maker in more than 500 options issues this summer.
Automotive Pioneer ZAP (PCX:ZP) announced that it has been advised by PCX Equities (PCXE), a subsidiary of the Pacific Exchange (the PCXE staff), that the Company is currently not in compliance with the PCXE's listing requirements for share bid price set forth in the PCXE Rule 5.
SAN FRANCISCO, March 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Demutualization of the Pacific Exchange (PCX) moved a step closer to completion today.

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