Technology News Archive - October 11, 2008

RCN Metro Optical Networks: Richard Ramlall, SVP of Strategic and External Affairs 703-434-8430 or Michael Houghton, Communicreate 703-799-7383 Logo: http://www.rcn.com RCN Metro Optical Networks today announced that they received two Best-in-Class Wholesale Regional/Metro Fiber Provider Excellence Awards from ATLANTIC-ACM, a Boston-based telecommunications research consultancy.

CopperGate Communications Michael Weissman, 510.656.8500 Michael_w@copper-gate.com or Rainier Communications Sue Myers, 978.369.6336 smyers@rainierco.com Logo: http://www.copper-gate.com CopperGate Communications, the Everywire Home Networking Company(TM) announced today that Calcalist, the business news arm of Yediot Group, the leading daily newspaper publisher in Israel, ranked CopperGate the most promising start-up in Israel.

LEFT OUT IN THE COLD Posted by Nadia Saint lewis360.com 6 October - We went, we moaned, but in the end we survived...

A police officer from the Plymouth area who was arrested over allegations of a serious sex attack has had his bail extended for a second time. Arrested and interviewed after being accused of a sexual assault on May 7, the police constable, who has not been named, has been suspended.

Edited highlights of the Torbay's Got Talent final are proving a big hit on the web. Video from the Babbacombe Theatre event can be found online at www.thisissouthdevon.co.uk along with a slideshow of pictures.

By Jennifer Reeger The message spread like wildfire across the Seton Hill University campus. "I was coming in late for class and all of a sudden I heard people talking about aliens and spacecraft," said sophomore Sheri Hale of Altoona.

By Steven Rosenberg, Tech Talk I've never made a secret of my lack of interest in Google's Gmail service, even though I've made extensive use of the Internet giant's Docs, Groups and search services.

By Daniel Tedford Anyone who was planning to break open their piggy bank for a discounted In-N-Out anniversary burger can put the change away. The rumors of 1960s prices next week at the hamburger joint are plainly untrue.

By Susanne Amann SAN FRANCISCO - With Facebook valued at more than $15 billion and LinkedIn at $1 billion, online social communities appear worth investing in - at least to a British startup, which is jumping into the fray with a networking site aimed at executives.

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Word of the Day
  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
  • A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).
The word chomage comes into English from French.]