Technology News Archive - July 19, 2009


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.


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
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.