Technology News Archive - October 13, 2008

SAMSUNG Electronics Malaysia has launched its latest dual-screen clamshell, the G400. The model offers a new graphical user interface (GUI) that provides three different options for users.

KidZui, The Internet for Kids (www.kidzui.com), today announced a major expansion incorporating new kid-safe social networking features, a Homework Helper, and that they have reached 1.5 million parent- and teacher-approved websites, games, pictures and videos.

Eyealike (www.eyealike.com), a visual-based search innovator, today announced Eyealike VisualAd, the world's first image and video-based contextual advertising platform for social networks and rich media websites.

T-Mobile USA, Inc., and Research In Motion (RIM) (Nasdaq:RIMM)(TSX:RIM) today announced the BlackBerry(R) Pearl(TM) Flip 8220 smartphone -- the first BlackBerry flip phone -- is now available in the U.S., exclusively from T-Mobile.

MANY people prefer a mouse to a touchpad but often leave it behind when moving from room to room. Logitech has a solution in the form of the V550 Nano cordless laser mouse for notebook computers, which features a clip- and-go dock. The device offers up to 18 months of battery life.

INTEL Corp has launched its third-generation vPro suite of business desktop PC technology which helps to extend an IT organisation's reach to protect and manage PCs beyond the corporate firewall.

By Izwan Ismail HEWLETT-Packard Co will be expanding its skilled workforce base in Malaysia with the setting up of its Cyberjaya campus.

By CRAIG D REBER WHAT: Galena Country Fair WHEN: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today WHERE: Grant Park, Galena, Ill. More than 150 vendors selling original, handmade arts, crafts, and fine arts. Farmers' markets, live entertainment, children's games, and more. Donation: $2. GALENA, Ill.

By Chandra Devi WIMAX technology boasts impressive features and functionalities as an Internet broadband tool. It has many advantages over fixed- line services running on copper wires, which are mostly used for broadband access today.

By Hagadone, Zach Editor's note: As reporters for the Idaho Business Review piece together different aspects of the Micron story, we are posting those pieces for the public to be aware of the latest development. This is the latest interview. A final story including all aspects will be posted later.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.