June 22, 2000 |
Shares of Procom Technology Inc., a Santa Ana computer data storage company, jumped nearly 35% Wednesday after a well-known technology periodical issued an upbeat analysis of the company. Procom's stock closed at $57, up $14.75 a share, after reaching a high for the day of $74 in extremely heavy Nasdaq trading. A total of 8.7 million shares changed hands, nearly 90 times the stock's average daily volume of 98,100 over the past three months.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 6, 2000 |
The Police Department will have a reception from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. today to display its new $3.5-million computer-aided dispatch system and remodeled communications center. Located at the department headquarters, 11301 Acacia Parkway, the new center is the first in Orange County to combine a Windows-based dispatch system with a mobile computer terminal, used by officers in their patrol cars.
April 13, 2012 |
The much hyped and eagerly awaited Raspberry Pi -- a $35 computer the size of a credit card -- is finally moving out of the testing room and into consumers' hands. If you were one of the lucky 10,000 people who were able to pre-order the first run of the Raspberry Pi back in March, you should be receiving your mini-computer by April 20. And by mini, we mean miniature and stripped down. The Raspberry Pi computer is built around the ARM chip that is used in most mobile phones.
April 27, 1993 |
Don't call it a player piano. To Terry Lewis at Yamaha Corp. of America, it's a Mark II Disklavier, and it's the last great hope of the piano industry. Piano sales have been sinking for more than a decade. Changing musical tastes, cuts in school budgets for music instruction, the popularity of inexpensive electronic keyboards and tough competition for home entertainment dollars during the recession share the blame. But the Disklavier, Lewis said, is beginning to change that tune.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 7, 2003 |
A light plane that had just taken off from Santa Monica Airport crashed nose-first Friday through the roof and two floors of an apartment building in the Fairfax district of Los Angeles, killing the pilot and another person and igniting a fire that forced at least two people to leap from the building. Neighbors, gardeners working nearby, a coach from nearby Fairfax High School and an Orthodox Jewish volunteer rescue team rushed to help as residents struggled to flee the flames.