Technology News Archive - October 16, 2008

NEW YORK, Oct. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Whether they're being groomed for acquisition or poised for long-term profit as standalone entities, Web 2.0 startups continue gorging on investors' millions, according to a new report today from Internet Evolution.

BayTSP, the leading provider of online intellectual property monitoring, enforcement and measurement services, announced today that it has named John Salter as Vice President of Product Development.

F-Secure's quarterly security wrap-up report highlights the challenge of bringing cyber criminals to justice by examining several high profile cases which have recently been in the news.

US-based Cablevision Systems has doubles the size of its activated WiFi network by deploying Optimum WiFi wireless internet access in commercial and high-traffic locations across its Long Island, Connecticut and Westchester/Dutchess service areas as a free enhancement for its Optimum Online high-speed internet customers.

Digital Data Exchange (DDEX) has announced a number of implementations of the organisation's digital communication standards.

MResult(R) Corp. today announced the availability of its new Hospital Portal Starter Site.

Orange Business Services has signed a three-year contract with Etex, a manufacturer of building materials, to implement a managed convergent network in combination with telephony, network management and business application management.

T-Mobile has launched Research In Motion's BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8220 smartphone in Germany. The company will start the sale of this handset beginning November 2008 for E320 without a contract.

DomainSponsor(TM), the domain monetization division of Oversee.net, announced today that Steve Wozniak will be the keynote speaker at the third annual DOMAINfest(TM) Global event scheduled for January 28-30, 2009 in Hollywood, Calif. The Apple Computer, Inc.

Word of the Day
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.