Technology News Archive - October 03, 2008

DALLAS, Oct. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The Metroplex Technology Council (MTBC) has named The Beryl Companies one of the fastest-growing technology companies in north Texas. The recognition, known as "Tech Titans," has become the area's most prestigious award for excellence in technology.

SINGAPORE, Oct. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- . Xilinx, Inc. today announced that its programmable solutions enabled the second straight win for Xi'an Jiao Tong University in the seventh international Robocon competition, hosted in Pune, India.


According to Sen. Herb Kohl, member of the Senate antitrust panel, Yahoo’s deal to put Google ads on its searches may hurt the industry.


Think of it as the end of cars’ slacker days: No more sitting idle for hours in parking lots or garages racking up payments, but instead earning their keep by providing power to the electricity grid.


The campaign of democratic presidential hopeful Barack Obama launched a new iPhone application on Thursday aimed at recruiting even more people to get out and vote.


Microsoft unveiled on Friday a new software package created to run on a new line of affordable, slimmed-down laptops made for Portuguese school children.

TOLLAND, Conn., Oct. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Nerac Medical Device Analyst Perry De Fazio will discuss how medical device companies can assess whether a new technology will disrupt the market during an MDM Webinar at 2 p.m. EDT Oct. 8, 2008.

The Chinese government has been censoring messages on the Skype Internet service, a research group in Canada alleges.

To: BUSINESS EDITORS Contact: H. Gordon Diamond of AT&T Inc., +1-415-778-1230, hgdiamond@att.com SAN FRANCISCO, Oct.

Word of the Day
  • A woman chauffeur.
  • A woman who operates an automobile.
The word 'chaffeuse' comes from French, and is the feminine form of 'chauffeur'.