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Technology News Archive - September 04, 2006

BARCELONA (Reuters) - A "smart" shirt, incorporating stainless steel threads, has been developed by European scientists to monitor heart patients on the move.

Catching criminals could become quicker thanks to a new fingerprint technique developed by British scientists.

Intel Corp., the world's biggest microchip maker, is set to announce sweeping job cuts later on Tuesday, the Financial Times said, amid speculation that up to 10 percent of its staff could go.

Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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