Technology News Archive - October 09, 2008

Business in brief SOFTWARE Symantec, the security software maker behind the Norton range, is expanding its internet services business by acquiring the online messaging and web security services provider MessageLabs for $695m (402m).

A Plum man was sentenced to three years in federal prison Tuesday on his conviction for possession of child pornography. Regis H. Durkin, 58, possessed nearly 700 images and 61 videos of child pornography, U.S. Attorney Mary Beth Buchanan said in a release.

Offered in Lenovo Notebook PCs for Large Businesses, SMBs and Consumers Lenovo Kristy Fair, 919-257-6329; krisfair@lenovo.com Logo: http://www.lenovo.com Lenovo today announced it is bringing the latest high-speed wireless connectivity to its customers through a broad offering of WiMAX-enabled1 Lenovo ThinkPad and IdeaPad notebook PCs.

By Vijayaletchumy Vellasamy HONG KONG: Technology company Hewlet Packard (HP) hopes to enhance its position as the number one consumer technology company in the world by expanding tie-ups with retailers in Asia Pacific and increasing the number of HP Experience Stores.

By Rupinder Singh HEWLETT-PACKARD (HP), the world's largest information technology (IT) company, will build a 25.6ha sustainable campus in Cyberjaya, Selangor.

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., the world leader in advanced semiconductor technology, announced today that its 32 gigabyte (GB) and 64 GB solid state drives (SSDs) have been selected, after extensive testing, for use in the HP ProLiant BL495c virtualization blade server.

Initial products include HP and Toshiba laptops available exclusively at Best Buy Best Buy Public Relations Media Contact: Jeff Dudash, 612-291-6122 jeff.dudash@bestbuy.com Logo: http://www.bestbuy.com Best Buy Co., Inc.

TOKYO, Oct. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com) announced on October 9 the development of a system that can securely integrate the reward cards of more than 100 retailers into a single mobile phone.

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.