Technology News Archive - October 02, 2008

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Storage company Western Digital has entered the small-office market with a new high-speed centralized network storage system. The company said WD ShareSpace is easy to set up and has a small-footprint design.

By John Schwartz When Terri Nelson learned she had a large fibroid tumor in her uterus, she went online. There is nothing new in that, of course.

Web 2.0 software company Clearspring Technologies has acquired bookmarking and content-sharing service provider AddThis. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

ZNokia has acquired Canada-based mobile messaging company OZ Communications for an undisclosed sum. On completion of the deal, OZ will become part of Nokia's Services & Software unit.

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- New York District Judge William H. Pauley III has ordered the copyright infringement lawsuit against Michael Robertson dismissed and the case against MP3tunes and its personal music lockers to proceed in his New York court.

By Azadeh Ensha Reusable tote bag? Check. Prius? Check. Rooftop solar panels? Check. In the bid to secure your green bragging rights, you have the usual suspects covered.

Germany's leading high-performance computing center Forschungszentrum Julich and French IT systems company Bull have announced an agreement to build a 200 Teraflops supercomputer.

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/2b094e/2009_u_s_computer) has announced the addition of the "2009 U.S. Computer Systems Designs Services Industry Report" report to their offering.


The $200 Slacker portable digital music player is set to hit US stores later this month, in time for the holiday season.

Word of the Day
  • A mania for the use of printing-types; a strong propensity to write for publication.
The word 'typomania' comes from Greek roots meaning 'type' and 'madness'.