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Technology News Archive - April 18, 2006

Two Hollywood studios on Tuesday started shipping DVDs in the high definition format, ushering in a new era of home viewing and a multi-billion dollar DVD standards war that has left Hollywood and the electronics industry divided.

Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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