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Technology News Archive - September 28, 2006

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ESPN is closing down its cell phone company for sports fans after less than a year, planning instead to forge deals with other wireless operators to offer Mobile ESPN's multimedia content, the majority-owned subsidiary of Walt Disney Co. announced Thursday.

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Hewlett-Packard Co.'s ousted chairwoman told Congress on Thursday that she was assured by an outside investigator that the phone records of people targeted in a boardroom leak probe were obtained lawfully from public sources.

Word of the Day
baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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