Technology News Archive - August 28, 2008

By The Associated Press Glitch affects Chicago CHICAGO (AP) -- The Federal Aviation Administration says a communication failure at a Georgia facility has caused flight delays in Chicago.

Businesses are becoming increasingly more concerned about what web content their staff are accessing.

By JULIA SCOTT LINCOLN LUNCH: HOT DOGS The Stand's new eatery in Woodland Hills is a bustling place with a menu that seems expansive considering it sells hot dogs. Turns out it takes hot dogs very seriously.

By FA Krift Age: 36 Residence: Shadyside Family: Single Occupation: Associate professor of electrical and computer engineering and public policy at Carnegie Mellon University Education: Bachelor's degree in computer engineering from Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne in Switzerland; master's degree and doctorate in computer science, both from Carnegie Mellon Background: Wrote his thesis and a book on secure broadcast communication in wired and wireless networks; enjoys landscape photography Noteworthy: Worked with a team of Carnegie Mellon researchers to create a system to thwart Internet eavesdropping.

By Aaron Barnhart Before "the" CW, there was "the" WB, America's first pretentiously named TV network aimed exclusively and unapologetically at viewers younger than 35. And now it's back. On Wednesday, TheWB.com will launch with a menu of old and new shows.

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LONDON - Police in Britain say that a fifth suspect has been arrested in an alleged plot to kill British Prime Minister Gordon Brown. Greater Manchester Police say the latest suspect is a 29- year-old man arrested Tuesday in Derby in central England.

By Anonymous Hershey Resorts installs gigabit solution to improve performance and reliability. When the network team at Hershey Entertainment & Resorts (HE&R) first was tasked with integrating the headquarters of the nonprofit M.S.

By Dardine, Andrew Knowles, John Once again, JED is publishing its ranking of the Top 20 companies in the electronic warfare market. This year's listing is a bit different from the one we published last year. Mergers and acquisitions have changed the industry landscape somewhat.

By Cox, Barney PRODUCT OF THE WEEK HP may be a latecomer with its SmartStream digital print workflow family but it believes that Director puts it a head of its competitors, finds Barney Cox Workflow was centre stage for HP at Drapa.

Word of the Day
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.