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Technology News Archive - July 18, 2009

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Kindle users who had purchased selected works by George Orwell were taken aback recently after receiving a notice saying that the selected works had been removed from their Kindle and their money returned.

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Ubisoft, one of the largest makers of console and handheld titles, is leaping into the social gaming world with a new title called ‘TickTock’ for the world’s most popular social-networking site Facebook.

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The Pirate Bay, a prominent filesharing website, is becoming a legitimate site through a series of give-and-take deals that earn its users money.

MINNEAPOLIS, July 18 /PRNewswire/ -- In the midst of thousands of visitors at Mall of America(R), a new record was set today when cakes.com, the world's largest cake decoration supplier, presented a 150-pound cupcake that was certified by Guinness World Records(TM) as the world's largest cupcake.

HONG KONG, July 18 /PRNewswire-Asia/ --The Federal Reserve and Bank of Japan have brought good news.In a Memo issued by the Federal Reserve on July 16th, officials predict that the 18-month-long economic recession is grinding to a halt.

Word of the Day
mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.