Technology News Archive - October 03, 2008

The Internet Commerce Association, a non-profit trade organization representing domain name investors and developers and the direct search industry, today announced it will be participating in an emergency Summit on the State of Kentucky's unprecedented, wrongful seizure of 141 Internet gambling Websites.

The University of Maine Center on Aging and the Maine Rural Relatives as Parents Project are inviting grandparents raising their grandchildren, and other parenting relatives, to participate in a free online seminar.

Reporters seeking informed context and fresh insight into fast-developing financial and economic developments can now turn to http://mitsloan.mit.edu/baseline/, a website created by MIT Sloan School of Management Prof. Simon Johnson.

By Bruce Landis The punishment follows charges that a Shire Corp. employee was illegally accessing the state Department of Transportation's computer system.

By MCLEAN, Glenn BAIL has again been denied for the Uruti man accused of shooting at his neighbours.

HE used to make his way round supermarkets - now Richard Waiwiri does the rounds of computer terminals. Twenty years in the retail trade was enough. These days he's a computer technology tutor at PEI, a post he talks about with gusto and a ready smile.

Glenorchy's Blanket Bay chef Jason Dell has resigned to take up a new position with AC2 International. He will be the corporate executive chef for the privately owned hospitality company.

EDS, an HP (NYSE: HPQ) company, today announced that five employees will be named EDS Fellows in recognition of their exceptional achievements in technical innovation and solution development.


The technology sector is starting to feel the effects of the economic slowdown. So far this has not led to wide-scale job cuts, but a slowing demand for computers and other electronics may already be weighing on some payrolls.


CERN, the world’s largest particle physics lab that created the Worldwide Web, exhibited its newest development on Friday: a computer network allowing some 7,000 scientists in 33 countries to connect and share data and processing power.

Word of the Day
  • A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.
The word 'chickabiddy' may come from 'chick' plus 'biddy', a name used in calling a hen or chicken.