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Technology News Archive - March 05, 2006

By Hannah Mitchell, The Charlotte Observer, N.C. Mar. 5--TAYLORSVILLE -- N.C. 90 is a short highway that splits Alexander County in two. It rides the gentle curves through Taylorsville and Hiddenite and Stony Point, passing into bigger Iredell County and ending in the crossroads of Statesville.

For Apple Computer, life at the top of the digital music heap is not all it is cracked up to be.

Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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