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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
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.