American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A constellation in the Southern Hemisphere, near Antlia and Puppis.
- Named by the French astronomer Nicolas Louis de Lacaille in 1763, and originally called Pyxis Nautica "Nautical compass". From Latin pyxis, a "little box" (Wiktionary)
- New Latin Pyxis (nautica), (mariner's) compass, from Greek puxis, box. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Title: CareFusion Announces Six New Pyxis (R) Technologies at the ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting and Exhibition Description: CareFusion (NYSE: CFN), a leading, global medical device company, today announced six new Pyxis® medication management products at the 44th American Society for Health System Pharmacists Keywords: CA, CareFusion, Pyxis”
“Each cart offers the option to be compatible with typical medication delivery systems such as Pyxis, Omnicell, and even the McKesson robotic systems.”
“Pyxis Mobile charges about $150,000 for the deployment of a mobile platform, which includes app-creation software and access to the Pyxis server that handles technical problems.”
“There's a huge push in general around more and more companies allowing employee-owned mobile devices on the network," said Todd Christy, president of Pyxis Mobile, a company that develops enterprise app platforms.”
“If you're a chief information officer, in general, there is an implicit trust in the BlackBerry security model, and now other devices can be managed in the same way," said Todd Christy , president of Pyxis Mobile Inc., a closely held Boston company that makes software that helps businesses build smartphone applications.”
“To maintain its dominance of the corporate market these devices will need to more competitive with its rivals, said Pyxis's Mr. Christy, noting that 60% of his customers are deploying iPhone and iPad-based applications.”
“Barely visible to any but a few inside Merrill, Pyxis was created at the height of the mortgage mania as a sink for subprime securities.”
“The Pyxis 2007-1 transaction which we discussed in the post was a CDO but did not have any Merrill involvement.”
“Merrill had an active relationship with Magnetar, whose massive CDO program (named after constellations like Pyxis) has taken Wall Street by storm (industry sources and our own analysis suggest Magnetar's CDOs drove the demand for at least 35%, but more likely 50%-60% of subprime demand in 2006).”
“This, plus the 2007 Pyxis deal (insured by FGIC), would explain why Merrill thought they had hedges in place which ultimately turned out to be worth less than they thought.”
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