Technology News Archive - July 07, 2008

Opera, a provider of web browser technology, has added Ask.com, a search engine, to its latest version of the Opera desktop browser, Opera 9.51.

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/14aa62/search_engine_opti) has announced the addition of the "Search Engine Optimization For Dummies, 3rd Edition" report to their offering.

Art Technology Group, a provider of e-commerce software and platform neutral optimization services, has announced that figleaves.com, an online retailer of branded lingerie, sleepwear and underwear, is set to re-launch its online storefront using ATG's entire e-commerce suite.

CM4all, a developer of web-based applications, plans to unveil new releases of the CM4all WebsiteCreator consumer and business editions. The software will be available to web hosting companies, MSOs, ISPs, and telcos for licensing, customization and installation this fall.

Fortinet(R) -- the pioneer and leading provider of unified threat management (UTM) solutions -- today announced that DJO Incorporated has deployed Fortinet FortiGate(R) multi-threat security appliances to scale its growing and distributed network as the company expects sales for 2008 to approach $1 Billion, close to doubling the actual net sales from 2007.

Nielsen Online, a service of The Nielsen Company, today reported that Senator Barack Obama's campaign Web site outpaced Senator John McCain's in May, the final month of the Democratic primary season.


NBC Universal announced on Sunday that they plan to finalize a deal soon to buy The Weather Channel from Landmark Communications Inc.


Companies that run seemingly public online spaces are taking on governmental roles by regulating content added by their users.


Google Inc.’s plan to launch its new ‘Street View’ mapping tool in Britain may be referred to the UK’s Information Commissioner to determine if the technology violates the nation’s data protection laws.

By PULLAR-STRECKER Tom TELECOM has awarded long- standing partner Alcatel-Lucent a $130 million contract to provide hardware and software for its "next- generation" phone and broadband network.

Word of the Day
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.