International News Archive - March 06, 2013
Tech giant Microsoft has been handed, and apparently accepted, a giant-sized fine by the European Union (EU) for failing to offer users a choice of browsers on its Windows operating system.
Word of the Day
- The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
- A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.