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Technology News Archive - October 19, 2008

"Soul Train" creator Don Cornelius has been arrested in Los Angeles for allegedly assaulting an unidentified individual, police say.

TOKYO, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Graphin Co., Ltd.

Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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