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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
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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