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Technology News Archive - March 10, 2006

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Parents today are more concerned about online predators than racy pictures, said University of Pennsylvania law professor Polk Wagner, who teaches intellectual property.

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops took aim at "The Da Vinci Code" on Friday, launching a Web site that disputes central points of the best-selling novel.

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Scores of people have discovered that successful wi-fi installation can be a headache, especially for the less technologically inclined.

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Cingular Wireless and T-Mobile USA have temporarily stopped selling the Razr, Motorola Inc.'s flagship cell phone, due to a technical glitch that causes the phone to drop calls or shut down, the companies said on Friday.

Tiny chips touted as a wonder technology that could transform shopping and manufacturing are slowly making headway, but the cost of producing them is preventing mass usage.

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It started as a prank that tricked the world's media but spoof stories about people using their mobile phones to hook up with strangers have come true.

Word of the Day
call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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