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Business News Archive - May 10, 2006

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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
baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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