International News Archive - April 26, 2010


Researchers predict that the UK will spend over $1 billion on cloud computing by 2012, which is twice as much as what is spent today.

Word of the Day
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.