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Technology News Archive - July 22, 2005

The number of Web users in China, the world's second largest Internet market, grew by 9 million people in the first half of this year to hit 103 million, the China Daily said on Friday.

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Although accounting for just a fraction of Google Inc.'s quarterly cumulative search numbers, America Online and Ask Jeeves Inc. search growth are starting to close in, according to a new study.

Jul. 21--TOKYO -- All Nippon Airways has punished a pilot and 11 other employees and officials including its president for an incident in which the pilot flew a domestic passenger plane at the wrong altitude on June 5, the company said Thursday.

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Google Inc. (GOOG) shares continued to tumble Friday amid disappointment over slowed revenue growth at the online search engine leader even as second-quarter profit more than quadrupled.

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An unprecedented move by big retailers to stop sales of the blockbuster video game "Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas" over a hidden sex scene has turned a brewing political flap into a costly liability for an industry looking to avoid government regulation.

Word of the Day
donative
  • A gift; a largess; a gratuity; a present; a dole.
The word 'donative' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to give'.
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