Technology News Archive - May 12, 2008

OVGuide.com (http://www.ovguide.com), the Internet's most comprehensive guide to online video, TV shows, movies and video games, has chosen DoubleClick's DART for Publishers (DFP) solution to maximize revenue for its online video guide.

The Planet, the world's largest privately held dedicated hosting company, today announced upgrades and expansions in its Network Operations Center (NOC).


Google’s chairman tried to calm public fear of the implications of a possible deal with Yahoo at a shareholder meeting on Thursday, however that assurance was not good enough for some groups.


Today, many co-workers are finding it increasingly difficult to have face-to-face interactions with each other due to a rise in outsourcing and telecommuting.


Can online networking sites, such as Facebook and MySpace, help new students settle into university social and academic life and minimize the chance of them withdrawing from their courses?


The editors of the new magazine Dispatches, which debuts Monday, are taking a contrarian approach of publishing issues in quarterly installments and with a limited Internet presence.

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.