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Technology News Archive - April 28, 2006

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The motion picture studios and record companies are pushing colleges across the country to clamp down on music and movie piracy on so-called "dark nets" operated on campuses.

U.S. scientists say they've created super-powerful artificial eyes inspired by those of dragonflies and other insects.

America's smallest state is seeking to become its first to offer a wireless broadband network from border to border.

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The digital approach to fund raising is proving popular.

Word of the Day
prosopography
  • a study of the individuals in a group of people within a specific context and their relationships.
  • In rhetoric, the description of any one's personal appearance.
The word 'prosopography' comes from a Latin word meaning 'description of a person’s appearance' from Greek roots meaning 'face' or 'person' and 'writing'.