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  • Complex instruction set computer.

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  • n. (computer science) a kind of computer architecture that has a large number of instructions hard coded into the CPU chip
  • n. an agency of the Canadian government that unifies the intelligence units of Canadian law enforcement agencies


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  • To fill this void, the nonprofit Communities in Schools of Chicago CISC connects 170 schools to volunteer professionals who run a broad range of programs that address the social, emotional, health, and enrichment needs of students.

    Danielle Nierenberg: Back to School and Back to Good Food

  • This is due in part to the results of a Personal Health Inventory administered by CISC to more than 5,000 students, which showed that nutrition was the lowest scoring area.

    Danielle Nierenberg: Back to School and Back to Good Food

  • So, should all those patents on their CISC architecture processors now be invalid because they are implemented in software instead of hardware?

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Supreme Court Skeptical of Business Method Patents

  • And lest you think that the dynamic only goes one way, several of the old mainframe companies discovered that they could no longer afford to develop custom ICs for their CISC processors.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Supreme Court Skeptical of Business Method Patents

  • (CISC) Financial Advisor (Associate), you will acquire and deepen relationships with clients through comprehensive needs based marketing and promotion of Investment products within our branch environment. - News

  • This position requires you to conform to legal and regulatory requirements and guidelines associated with FINRA, SEC, CISC and JPMorgan Chase. - News

  • SAT Celebrate the Lunar New Year, walk, entertainment, proceeds support programs and services at CISC, 9:30 a.m.

    The Seattle Times

  • However, the Arbitrator did not simply end his consideration with whether CISC charged and/or received a fee for account management. News

  • Following Respondent Foster's departure in December 2007 from CISC, the arbitrator slammed CISC's conduct pertaining to the Claimants' account as News

  • In a Financial Industry Regulatory Authority ("FINRA") Arbitration Statement of Claim filed in February 2010, Claimants Marta and Robert Toscano initially sought $29,784.05 in damages plus $21,115.47 in interest (subsequently increased by an additional $4,181.70 at the close of the hearing) and attendant costs and fees arising out of their purchase of Unit Investment Trusts ("UITs") from Respondent Chase Investment Services Corporation ("CISC"). News


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