Technology News Archive - March 07, 2009


Italian researchers said Friday, that they have developed a wheelchair that obeys mental signals sent to a computer.


Free speech advocates urged Microsoft, Google and Yahoo on Friday not to censor their Web search results one day next week as a gesture to protest cyber censorship.


As Google stock drops during the unstable economic climate, the Internet search leader has developed a way to boost moral and retain employees by providing them a second chance to profit from millions of stock options after a nearly 60 percent drop.

Word of the Day
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.