Technology News Archive - June 17, 2005


After becoming popular during the Internet's heyday in the late nineties, the online calendars that people used to track appointments and events got dated. But now, with more people connecting to the Web via high-speed broadband, wireless technology and mobile phones, online calendars are getting an update.


Complex government rules may slow the launch of satellite radio sales in Canada by the two biggest U.S.-based services, according to Wall Street analysts.

Seismic sensors developed to track enemy troop movements during the Vietnam war could help ecologists monitor and conserve elephant populations, according to new research published in the British Ecological Society's Journal of Applied Ecology.

Word of the Day
  • A hairdresser.
The word 'friseur' comes from French friseur, from friser ("to curl, frizz").