Technology News Archive - March 03, 2006


Web media company Yahoo Inc. wants to lower expectations for how much original programming it will produce as part of its online information and entertainment offerings, the company said on Thursday.


threatened shutdown of the BlackBerry wireless e-mail service in the United States was averted on Friday when BlackBerry maker Research In Motion Ltd. agreed to a $612.5 million deal to settle a patent dispute that it acknowledged was hurting its profits.

Word of the Day
  • A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.
The word 'taphephobia' comes from Greek roots meaning 'burial' and 'fear'.