Business News Archive - May 10, 2006


Google Inc. introduced an upgraded version of its Google Desktop software that incorporates a variety of other Google applications, marking stepped-up competition with Microsoft Corp.'s Windows software.

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.