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Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - May 23, 2012

ITC Judge Says Xbox Should Be Banned In The US

Two models of Microsoft’s Xbox 360 system should be banned in the US due to patent infringements on four Motorola patents, a judge for the International Trade Commission (ITC) recommended on Monday.

Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.