Technology News Archive - May 16, 2008


The Army plans initial field tests for the suit next year, and hopes soldiers might one day wear it in combat. But for now, the focus is on applications such as repairing heavy equipment and loading cargo.


Cable operator Cox Communications may be blocking the file-sharing traffic of its Internet subscribers, according to research by the Max Planck Institute.


Researchers from Strategy Analytics and ABI research predict that by 2012 one in five mobile phones will come equipped with new technology enabling small payments to be made by simply flashing the handset.

PlayNetwork, a global leader in providing signature media experiences for businesses, announced today it has expanded its work with Chili's Grill & Bar to include custom web radio.

Word of the Day
  • The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.
The word 'gubbings' is a variant of the word 'gobbon', meaning 'a portion, gobbet.'