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Technology News Archive - October 02, 2008

NEW HAVEN, Conn., Oct. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AT&T U-verse(SM) TV customers in Connecticut no longer have to plan how or where they watch and record their favorite recorded shows. AT&T Inc.

By Ison, David HOW TO VIEW 3D DEPICTIONS OF SECTIONAL CHARTS WITH REAL-TIME WEATHER AND MUCH MORE! To this day, I can remember a rather "interesting" experience that occurred on a long solo cross-country while I was pursuing my private pilot license (almost 20 years ago).

By Cohen, Arianne "Clutter takes several forms. It can be too much to do or too much stuff," says Barry Izsak, former president of the National Association of Professional Organizers.

By Anonymous Although it may seem counterintuitive, instant messaging can help you get your work done faster.

By Turow, Joseph Hennessy, Michael; Bleakley, Amy Studies suggest the general structure of Web sites leads consumers away from demanding that online merchants take certain approaches to privacy as a condition for dealing with them.

By Youn, Seounmi This study examines the impact of parental influence on teens' attitude toward privacy protection. Survey data show that teens high in conceptoriented family communication tend to engage in discussion mediation, which, in turn, affects their level of privacy concern.

Broadband World Forum Europe, Brussels Expo, Booth #143, Jungo Ltd, a leading provider of software solutions for residential gateways, today announced that its OpenRG(TM) residential gateway software now supports a patent-pending, fast channel-switching feature.

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/e97acd/hong_kong_teleco) has announced the addition of the "Hong Kong - Telecommunications Infrastructure & Fixed Network Operators" report to their offering.

HSBC, one of the world's largest banking and financial services organizations, has selected a Nortel(1) (TSX: NT)(NYSE: NT) unified communications solution for its global pilot within the HSBC London Headquarters at Canary Wharf.

Nortel(1) (TSX: NT)(NYSE: NT) is again broadening the scope of its end-to-end WiMAX solution to encompass more innovative applications, unique features and a variety of devices that network operators can offer to businesses and consumers in underserved broadband markets.

Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'