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Technology News Archive - March 27, 2006

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China is the biggest loser from intellectual property violations and needs to stamp out piracy to build global corporate champions, U.S. Commerce Secretary Carlos Gutierrez said on Monday.

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The new head of Microsoft Corp.'s core Windows division will bring a cultural change to the business responsible for the largest portion of the software giant's revenue and profit, a senior company executive said on Sunday.

Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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