Technology News Archive - March 15, 2006

College basketball fans will get new ways to indulge their passion following a deal announced Tuesday between CBS Sports and Apple.

TOKYO (Reuters) - Armed with nothing more than a couple of sensors, a robotic fish unveiled by Japanese scientists this week could one day be used to observe fish in the ocean or survey oil platforms for damage.

It's not just the pilots who have to be precision perfect...every aspect of the Air Race must be planned carefully to the very last detail. This includes the mammoth task of coordinating all the transportation, set up and de-rig of the planes and all the equipment required for the competition.


AOL said it plans to launch on Wednesday one of the biggest free video services on the Internet, serving up vintage shows and short clips backed by online advertisements.

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. House committee on Wednesday approved a bill aimed at stamping out the $12 billion Internet gambling industry by stopping businesses from accepting credit cards and other forms of payment.

Word of the Day
  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
  • A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).
The word chomage comes into English from French.]