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Technology News Archive - May 26, 2008

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Social networks seem to have taken control of a large chunk of the Web. However, their limited ability to allow users to carry their data with them while roaming to and from different sites is spurring some new innovations.

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Games like “Rock Band” and “Guitar Hero” have increased sales for classic rock groups. Now the record industry is hoping it can do the same for new music.

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In an effort to learn more about giant storms, U.S. researchers are using unmanned, remote-controlled airplanes this year to penetrate the heart of Atlantic hurricanes.

Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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