Technology News Archive - May 14, 2008

At the BladeSystems Insight Conference here today, Teak Technologies announced the availability of a new category of top-of-rack (ToR) AZ-10GE switching solution, the R3000, purpose-built for orchestrating the performance of distributed and virtualized server and storage data center applications.


A federal judge in Los Angeles ruled against a notorious online spammer in a $230 million judgment over thousands of deceptive messages, which were sent over Myspace.


A new survey conducted by market research firm IDC and sponsored by Nortel Networks Corp has found that more than one in three workers would prefer their mobile phone to their wallet, laptop, keys or digital music player.


Although GPS technology has become popular among drivers who use the devices to map out their destinations, U.S. authorities are turning to GPS surveillance to monitor repeat offenders in hopes of stopping potential crime before it happens.

Word of the Day
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.