Technology News Archive - July 30, 2008

By Abha Bhattarai Dave Hermansen did not own a bird or a cage when he bought bird- cage.com, an online store, for $1,800 three years ago. He simply saw a Web site that was "very, very poorly done," and begged the owners to sell it to him.

By STEPHEN WADE By Stephen Wade The Associated Press BEIJING Olympic organizers are backtracking on another promise about coverage of the Beijing Games, keeping in place blocks on Internet sites in the Main Press Center and venues where reporters will work.

PHILADELPHIA, July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The Internet's fastest growing Pay-Per-Minute web site, HotMovies. com, announced it will reach a new milestone on August 2, 2008 when its online library of adult movies surpasses 100,000 titles. To mark this momentous occasion in VOD history, HotMovies.

Juniper Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:JNPR), the leader in high-performance networking, today announced that The University of Exeter, one of the U.K.'s leading research universities, has deployed a comprehensive network infrastructure solution from Juniper Networks.

With the Beijing 2008 Olympics less than two weeks away, ScanSafe, the pioneer and leading provider of SaaS (Software-as-a-Service) Web Security issued data today on the top three countries hosting Web-based malware including viruses, Trojans, root kits, password stealers and other malicious programs.

YARM: The Vineyard Church is an international movement of local churches committed to the same old Christian truths, but who like to demonstrate them in a new and fresh way. The Vineyard is taking a new approach to music and worship.

NEW YORK, July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Dow Jones & Company today announced the latest version of its g2 offering, an on-demand business intelligence application. The latest version provides even greater business value by broadening user's reach through linking with B2B social networking tools.

Aruba Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARUN), a global leader in adaptive wireless LANs and secure unified mobility solutions, today announced that the International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) has deployed Aruba's adaptive wireless LANs throughout its Gombak and Kuatan campuses.

Tiscali International Network (TINet), the world's only carrier exclusively dedicated to the wholesale IP-MPLS market, and Equinix, Inc.

Crescendo Networks, Ltd., the recognized performance leader in accelerating and optimizing Web applications, today announced the company has secured $9.5 million in its third round of major funding, bringing its total amount raised to $36.2 million. The Challenge Fund - Etgar II L.P.

Word of the Day
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).