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Technology News Archive - March 07, 2009

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

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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.

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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
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'