Technology News Archive - March 08, 2006

By Omar Sofradzija By OMAR SOFRADZIJA REVIEW-JOURNAL An appalling number of deadly car wrecks on state Route 160 was just one of a number of reasons state engineers decided last week to drop the speed limit on a stretch of that highway, officials said this week.

Two of China's most adventurous Web logs closed on Wednesday under government orders, the latest in a wave of shutdowns as Chinese censors tighten controls in cyberspace, especially while the national parliament meets.

He can find George Bush senior's social security number and Leonardo DiCaprio's mother's maiden name in under 15 seconds, and led the FBI on a three-year manhunt as he hacked his way into the world's biggest firms.

Researchers have come up with a novel way to keep long-distance lovers in touch -- high-tech wine glasses that glow warmly however far apart the pining couple are.

By ELLEN ROBRTSON William Thomas Rice, a railroad executive whose work helped create two of the East Coast's largest railroads, died Sunday in local hospital. He was 93. Mr.

Web search leader Google Inc. said on Wednesday it had agreed to pay up to $90 million to settle a class action lawsuit over advertising fraud by outside parties on its site, in a bid to put the controversy behind it.


Apple Computer Inc.'s iTunes music and video store on Wednesday took its first step toward a monthly subscription model with a new service called Multi-Pass that lets users buy TV shows on a monthly basis.

Word of the Day
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.