Technology News Archive - October 01, 2008

By Brian Cooper Earlier this month, Google announced an exciting (and exhaustive) endeavor, and the Telegraph Herald is pleased to be part of it.The Internet giant plans to tap into the rich resource of newspaper archives, digitizing and posting online the microfilm of hundreds of U.S.

By Charles Emerick Republican attorney general candidate Michael Gibbons promised to crackdown on cybercrimes if he's elected to office.

Fluke Networks today announced it will present, in conjunction with Forrester Research and CIO Magazine, a live Webcast, "Ensuring Business Services Delivery with Better Application Performance Management," at 4:00 pm Eastern Time on Tuesday, October 7, 2008.

By Allison M Heinrichs The T-shirts for Carnegie Mellon University professor Asim Smailagic's symposium serve a triple purpose.

Siemens AG and The Gores Group, a U.S.-based private equity firm both known for their operating expertise, have completed a joint venture transaction in which Gores acquired a 51 percent stake in Siemens Enterprise Communications.

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Motorola, Inc. today announced that it has signed a multi-year WiMAX contract with wi-tribe Pakistan limited, the all-new wireless broadband Internet provider to enter the country.

SES ASTRA, an SES company (Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG), announced today that it has signed, through its affiliate ASTRA Broadband Services (ABBS), a framework contract with the Spanish cable operator TeleCable to market its satellite based two-way broadband service ASTRA2Connect in Asturias, a Northern region of Spain.

By Comer, Ben THE RISING popularity of social networks has had a negative impact on email marketing, according to a new report.

Computers, college students and community service - connecting all three is the aim of a major federal grant to a Virginia nonprofit group.

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.