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Technology News Archive - May 05, 2008

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The company’s Roadster will officially hit the market next week as Tesla opens the first of its stores in Westwood, California, near UCLA and at the intersection of Brentwood, Hollywood and Beverly Hills.

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YouTube is taking over the world. If you have a kid over the age of, oh, 3, she probably knows all about it. The video-clip megasite is full of entertaining tidbits _ just search for "Muppets" and you'll find hours of childhood joy.

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Methanol fuel cells are an efficient and sustainable alternative to fossil fuels, but they are still not economically viable Nevertheless, for his PhD, University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU) research chemist, José E. Barranco, has developed new materials that enable the manufacture of cheaper and more efficient methanol fuel cells.

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If you use one of America's top Internet service providers, you may share server space with an organization that enables worldwide terrorism, says a new study by Tel Aviv University.

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New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo announced a new piece of legislation aimed at thwarting criminals from producing pirated films.

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Officials with two of Egypt’s mobile phone companies said Monday they are complying with government requests to block service to anonymous subscribers. The request was made as a public security measure as the government attempts to suppress public frustration amid rising prices and low wages that have set off a series of strikes against the government. The strikes were planned and mobilized primarily through mobile phones and the Internet.

Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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