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Technology News Archive - May 07, 2008

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A new kind of farm is popping up. Tucked away on small plots on America's back roads, it cultivates no soil or seed.

Xirrus, Inc., the only Wi-Fi "Power-Play" that can replace Ethernet workgroup switches with Wi-Fi as the primary network connection, announced today that it is deploying a high performing Wi-Fi network for all 41 public K-12 schools in the Washington County School District (WCSD), delivering wireless network access to over 22,000 students in the Utah communities of St.

Innovation Group, a provider of outsourcing services and software, has launched Property Managed Network, a network of providers committed to providing a suite of fully integrated property damage solutions.

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In the future, Bluetooth devices will be used for more than hands-free wireless communications. The wireless communications devices could potentially be used in people at risk of heart attack or diabetic collapse to notify emergency services, according to a report from Ofcom.

Word of the Day
baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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