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Fire

Somewhat informal; to terminate the employment of an employee. An employee may be fired for cause, such as for sexual harassment or absenteeism, or, in many cases, without cause. A fired employee is often eligible to collect unemployment insurance for a certain period of time.
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SHARP SHOOTER: Make your own online movies; WELL CONNECTED: FireWire
Tape systems weren't as in-your-face as disk systems at Macworld; but Ecrix offered attendees its $1,199 VXA-l FireWire drives which accommodate native tape capacities up to 33GB.
Minimum system requirements for Macintosh computers are: 233 PowerPC processor or higher, Mac OS 8.6 or higher or Mac OS 9.x, 64 MB RAM, 50 MB hard disk storage space, CD-ROM drive for software installation and an available FireWire port.
System requirements for Mac computers include: Mac OS 9 or higher, an Apple CPU with built-in or add-on FireWire port, Apple FireWire 233 MHz or higher, 32 MB RAM, a CD-ROM drive for software loading, and 100 MB free hard-drive disk space.
The ZXE-UFE/104P card provides four high speed USB2.0, two IEEE 1394 Firewire and one 10/100 Fast Ethernet ports.
Classroom moviemaking is possible and practical because of major hardware and software innovations, like Firewire and iMovie--both inventions of Apple Computer.
Furthermore, the traditional magneto-optical (MO) drive mass-storage market niche seems to be under assault from Firewire (IEE1394)-based devices.
Connectivity is key in desktop computing and the iMac delivers there as well, providing two FireWire ports, three USB ports, a built-in 56K modem, 10/100BaseT Ethernet, and support for an AirPort Card.
In 1994, Apple Computer announced FireWire, an interface for connecting multiple digital devices together.
Available in four cross-platform software configurations -- Special Edition, Artist, Professional (Pro) and Professional FireWire (Pro FireWire) models -- the Expression 1600 is well suited for a variety of needs.
Apple Computer Inc has relented over its plans to significantly increase the royalties due on the use of its FireWire IEEE 1394 high speed serial bus standard, and has agreed to form a patent pool with five of its biggest licensees.
The front panel of the Mac Pro includes a FireWire 800 port, a FireWire 400 port and two USB 2.0 ports with additional FireWire 800, FireWire 400 and three USB 2.0 ports on the back panel.