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Technology News Archive - October 08, 2005

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Armed with cameraphones and digital cameras, survivors and onlookers of last July's London bombing flooded the Internet with the first haunting glimpses of the aftermath long before professional photo-journalists descended on the scene. Now, a small handful of new Internet businesses aim to get citizen shutterbugs paid for their wares.

Word of the Day
baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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