Technology News Archive - July 11, 2009


On Friday, social networking giant Facebook found itself in another legal wrangle as San Francisco based Power.com filed a lawsuit over ownership of content on personal profiles.


Antivirus software made by CA Inc recently began infecting and quarantining files on users computers that were actually needed to keep their machines running properly.


Rosetta Stone, a language-learning software producer, recently filed suit against Google's AdWords online advertising program for infringing its trademark.

Word of the Day
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.