Technology News Archive - July 04, 2009


In the now infamous MySpace suicide trial, a federal judge has said that he will likely dismiss the conviction of Missouri woman, Lori Drew, who was accused of using the social networking sight to emotionally harass a lovesick 13-year-old girl


The manager of a virtual bank used to store credits for a popular online video game has admitting to stealing digital points from players and selling them for hard cash on the black market.


A broadband industry group said on Thursday that US government guidelines to spend $4 billion to expand broadband services to underserved areas across the United Sates might be exceeding current laws.

DUBAI, UAE, July 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Unlike its predecessors Beeyoot.com (http://www.beeyoot.com/index.jsp) allows property owners to sell directly to buyers. This creates room for a new momentum for the distressed UAE real-estate industry.

Word of the Day
  • A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.
The word 'taphephobia' comes from Greek roots meaning 'burial' and 'fear'.