Technology News Archive - October 04, 2008

By Blake Hannon Recently, a step was taken in the music world that was inevitable but could be instrumental to the future of the record industry.

FAMILY TRAVEL Q My husband and I are planning a family holiday to Brazil over the Christmas holidays and are keen to visit the Amazon at some point during the trip.

By JUSTIN WILLIAMS Last week, Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin had her personal e-mail account hacked and the contents posted online. Palin used the same Yahoo Web mail service that millions of others around the world use every day.

By Bob Stiles Parents of students in grades 6 through 12 in the Greensburg Salem School District will be able to check their children's assignments and academic progress without leaving their homes or picking up a telephone.

St andrew's School at Buckland Monachorum near Yelverton celebrates National Apple Day on October 10. The day starts with an assembly featuring bees and their importance.

Text of report in English by Eugene Kwibuka entitled " Korean firm signs 38m dollar internet deal " published by Rwandan newspaper The New Times website on 4 October Kigali: Rwanda Information Technology Authority (RITA) Friday [3 October] signed a 38m dollar contract with Korea Telecom (KT) to have the latter set up the National Backbone Project which will enable high-speed internet network in the country using fibre optic technology.

By Mumford, Richard Nokia and Qualcomm have entered into a new agreement covering various standards, including GSM, EDGE, CDMA, WCDMA, HSDPA, OFDM, WiMAX, LTE and other technologies.

By Carlson, Curt Media conversion connects surveillance networks utilizing copper- based cabling.

PASADENA - The Hillsides Volunteer Network will host a silent auction from 5:30 to 6:45 p.m. Oct. 12 on the patio at The Ice House comedy club, 24 N. Mentor Ave.

PASADENA - "A Musical Night on the Town: The American Song Book," a night of music to benefit the Pasadena Senior Center, will be held at 6 p.m. Oct. 12 at center, 85 E. Holly St. Honorary chairwoman for this special evening is Claire Bogaard.

Word of the Day
  • The practice of two or more parties jointly purchasing all or part of a butchered cow and dividing the meat between them.
The word 'cowpooling' was formed on the model of 'carpooling'.