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Technology News Archive - March 29, 2006

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Sirius Satellite Radio Inc. CEO Mel Karmazin said Tuesday it was "scary" paying huge amounts to secure Howard Stern, the NFL, NASCAR and other high-profile programming, but still well worth it.

The Beatles and Apple Computer are set to face off in on Wednesday in a trademark dispute triggered by Apple's move into the music business through its popular iPod player and iTunes download service.

Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.