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Technology News Archive - October 15, 2008

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Iomega, an EMC company and a global leader in data protection, today announced the worldwide availability of the new Iomega(R) StorCenter(TM) ix2, the most advanced and easy-to-use network storage appliance for small businesses and the home.

Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq:ADBE) today announced the immediate availability of the Adobe(R) Creative Suite(R) 4 product family, the highly-anticipated release of industry-leading design and development software for virtually every creative workflow.

A German court ruled Tuesday Google must get permission from the owner or creator of an art work before displaying it. An artist and a photographer sued Google, objecting to the company's display of thumbnail reproductions of their work, Deutsche Welle reported.

MySpace, the world's premier social network, today announced the launch of a new MySpace Karaoke - a complete redesign of the industry-leading online karaoke channel.

Experts say U.S. teenagers who post nude photos of themselves on the Internet or send them out in e-mails do not realize how public they can become.

Storage Networking World -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced its industry leading storage virtualization software that helps clients more efficiently manage and consolidate volumes of business data, will be packaged for small and medium sized (SMB) businesses, one of the faster growing parts of the storage marketplace.(1) The IBM System Storage SAN Volume Controller (SVC) software is designed to help improve storage utilization rates, energy efficiency, administrator productivity, availability, and scalability of critical applications.

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/5f1ca9/2008_global_teleco) has announced the addition of the "2008 Global Telecoms - Key Trends and Statistics" report to their offering.

The upstart domain extension DotMe (www.domain.me) has launched with a bang.

Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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