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Technology News Archive - July 25, 2005

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The man who packaged the Internet to the masses is trying his hand at television, but for a more discriminating audience. In April, America Online co-founder Steve Case rose from the ashes of his company's ill-fated merger with Time Warner by declaring his intent to build a new empire based in the health care industry.

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When ru-Net Holding investment company bought Internet store ozon.ru back in 2000 it had monthly sales of just $35,000 and was losing money.

Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.