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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
gammon
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.
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