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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
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.