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Technology News Archive - February 03, 2005

Time wasted deleting junk e-mail costs American businesses nearly $22 billion a year, according to a new study from the University of Maryland.

Worldwide shipments of personal digital assistants declined for the third straight year, according to a new report.

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Amazon.com saw fourth-quarter earnings jump sharply but the company still missed Wall Street expectations amid what analysts say is a market that is becoming increasingly ferocious for the Internet retailing giant.

Word of the Day
call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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