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.


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.


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.


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
  • a study of the individuals in a group of people within a specific context and their relationships.
  • In rhetoric, the description of any one's personal appearance.
The word 'prosopography' comes from a Latin word meaning 'description of a person’s appearance' from Greek roots meaning 'face' or 'person' and 'writing'.