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Technology News Archive - October 18, 2008

British authorities said a notorious Web site trading in credit card information has been shut down by an international operation.

NEW YORK and LOS ANGELES, Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- This week, T-Mobile USA, Inc.

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China added a last minute extension of media freedoms granted to foreign reporters on Friday, protecting the temporary rights initially given just for the Olympics.

Al-Qaida's Web presence has been greatly diminished as unidentified hackers have shut down four of its five main sites, analysts said in Dubai.

Word of the Day
baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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