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Technology News Archive - July 13, 2005

Jul. 13--In what is billed as a nationwide first for a cable company, Time Warner Cable is letting its customers in Mira Mesa and Tierrasanta watch television over their home computer's high-speed Internet connection.

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Microsoft Corp. warned users on Tuesday of three new security flaws in its Windows and Word software and issued patches to fix the flaws, which could allow attackers to take over a computer system.

More Britons are accessing the Internet via broadband connections than using slower dial-up services as increasing competition pushes down prices and increases connection speeds.

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Sirius Satellite Radio Inc. Chief Executive Mel Karmazin is considering a bid for Walt Disney Co.'s ABC Radio unit, the New York Post reported on Wednesday.

Word of the Day
aphotic
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.
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