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Technology News Archive - July 19, 2009

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Twitter is becoming a popular new way for people to critique movies on the fly by posting their judgments of newly released movies using the micro-blogging service.

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Toshiba Corp is now planning to enter the Sony-backed Blu-ray scene a year after admitting defeat with its own failed next-generation HD DVD format that could not get industry support.

NETANYA, Israel, July 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cellcom Israel Ltd. (NYSE: CEL) (the "Company") announced today that Mr.

SEATTLE, July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study released today from Wetpaint and the Altimeter Group confirms that deep engagement with consumers through social media channels correlates to better financial performance.

SINGAPORE, July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The Industrial Technologies community will convene to celebrate the outstanding achievements amongst them at the 2009 Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific Industrial Technologies Awards.

Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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