Technology News Archive - November 25, 2004

NETED, a leader in people development and management solutions, has selected Sun Microsystems' Java Enterprise System (JES) as the infrastructure platform for the company's growing range of e- learning solutions.

Nov. 25--Intel is making a big push to help personal computer makers in China and India offer the Linux operating system on machines powered by the company's chips.


Three major recording companies have agreed to make their music available to be shared and sold over a new online file-swapping service that aims to lure music fans away from rival services where trading of music and movies remains unfettered.


Chemical and biological sensors with single-molecule sensitivity may be the result of a new technology that enables light propagation through small volumes of liquids on a chip.


Computer giant Dell Inc.'s server sales rose in the third quarter, overtaking Sun Microsystems Inc. for the No. 3 position, according to a Gartner Inc. research report released Wednesday.

Comcast cable TV subscribers should get ready for another rate increase next year. The state's largest cable company announced yesterday that it was jacking up rates for most of its 1.1 million customers here.


During the dot-com boom, people who didn't want to miss out on the Web and e-mail craze but didn't want to buy a real computer could get WebTV, which delivered the Internet through the warm, friendly glow of their TV sets.


If you're looking for a good holiday gift for a tinkerer you can hardly give away anything more inventive than the Cold Heat soldering iron. It redesigns something that's been virtually unchanged for decades and does so by combining high-school level science and cheap materials.

OY MODILIS LTD today announced that it has developed a totally unique lightguide with controlled viewing angle for TFT-LCDs, resulting in less display components, and thinner, cheaper display solutions.

BANGALORE, India - Private Indian and Pakistani information technology companies will meet in the Pakistani capital next month to tap business opportunities and sign a cooperation agreement. Executives from 20 Indian companies will visit Pakistan Dec.

Word of the Day
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.