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Technology News Archive - October 17, 2005

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The exponential growth of podcasting is due to both professional and grassroots program creators. Most recently, Showtime, Radio Disney, Fox Television and Simon & Schuster have joined the household names who have embraced this new way of communicating with their audiences.

By Bernd Debusmann CARACAS, Venezuela (Reuters) - It has been labeled a weapon against "cultural imperialism," the voice of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, a threat to U.S.

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Apple Computer Inc. chief Steve Jobs faces a far tougher task wooing film and television producers to create shows for the new video iPod than he did in the music industry as many questions remain over content and pricing, industry executives say. Media and technology executives have been trying to figure out whether people will watch shows on a small screen.

Word of the Day
omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.