Technology News Archive - October 31, 2008

The Utah Telecommunication Open Infrastructure Agency ("UTOPIA") announced that FuzeCore LLC has become a service provider on the UTOPIA open-access municipal fiber-optic network.

On September 29th, Advantage Industries Inc. was awarded the contract to design and build the LABEX-USA website for the ARS office within USDA.

Telecoms operator Telenor has agreed to acquire a 60% stake in India-based telecoms firm Unitech Wireless for INR 61.2 billion ($1.23 billion) to expand its footprint in the high-growth Indian telecoms market.

IBM (NYSE: IBM), the world leader in UNIX(R) revenue share (1), today announced several enhancements to its IBM Power Rewards migration program, including a 4X increase in reward points for customers moving workloads from Sun SPARC, UltraSPARC or SPARC64 processor-based servers, from either Sun or Fujitsu, to IBM Power Systems(TM).

Search Engine Strategies (http://www.SearchEngineStrategies.com) educates tens of thousands of delegates each year.

Politics4All announces the participation of several national candidates on their politically-neutral website, www.politics4all.com.

HP (NYSE:HPQ) today announced a first-of-its-kind relationship with the NBA's Miami HEAT to name one local fan an "HP Insider" and award him or her a week of behind-the-scenes access to the basketball team.


Business processes may no longer be protected by patents, according to a controversial federal appeals court ruling on Thursday.

Sun Microsystems, Inc. (NASDAQ:JAVA) today announced the latest version of the Solaris(TM) 10 Operating System (OS) - Solaris 10 10/08.

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'