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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
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.