Technology News Archive - June 10, 2008


The Recording Industry Association of America reported that shipments by manufacturers of LPs increased more than 36 percent from 2006 to 2007, exceeding 1.3 million copies.


Leading online retailer Amazon.com suffered sporadic outages to its Web site on Monday, following various unspecified issues that had knocked the site offline for more than two hours days earlier.

Authentium today announced that a recent test of its SafeCentral secure Web browsing solution by Information Risk Management (IRM), an independent information risk consultancy, concluded that SafeCentral effectively stops online identity theft before it starts.


The i-LIMB, the most advanced commercially available prosthetic device anywhere in the world, has beaten three other finalists to win this year’s Mac Robert award, Britain’s top engineering prize.

Word of the Day
  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.