Technology News Archive - July 05, 2009

HARROGATE, England, July 5 /PRNewswire/ -- KS1 pupils from New Park School in Harrogate today played their part in a national initiative to raise the awareness of the importance of saving, when they helped engage Mutual launch a new, interactive website, www.funtosave.org. The website seeks to promote a better understanding of money and introduce the concept of saving among four to seven year olds across the UK.

HONG KONG, July 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The increasing globalization trend is making the whole world more and more connected, while the Information Revolution represented by the Internet is making the earth a flat planet.

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, July 5 /PRNewswire/ -- - VIERA Consumers Now Benefit from Full Time Full HD, SD Card Slots for Immediate Playback and Exclusive Japanese Manufactured Panels; - Smart Networking Takes Precedence in Middle East Homes, Says Senior Panasonic Executives Panasonic, the global industry leader in Plasma and LCD televisions, has introduced an additional 9 LCD and 8 Plasma high definition VIERA TVs for the growing Middle East market in 2009. Panasonic now offers three distinct advantages for the consumer, including enhanced unique features like 'Full-time Full HD' and VIERA Image Viewer function for the playback of pictures & videos by SD card which the manufacturer claim to be world's first in a flat panel TV. "The way people see TV in the Middle East has dramatically evolved, and our products are designed to match our customer's changing lifestyles," said Abby Thomas, Senior Manager, Consumer Electronics Department, Panaso


In the realm of online celebrity gossip, Yahoo Inc.’s omg! website has commanded a dominant position in the market for more than a year, luring inquisitive minds from websites that may have more current, breaking news.

SAN DIEGO and SHENZHEN, China, July 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Qualcomm Incorporated (Nasdaq: QCOM), a leading developer and innovator of advanced wireless technologies, products and services, and ZTE Corporation, a leading global provider of telecommunications equipment and network solutions, today announced their collaboration to significantly enhance the capacity and performance of UMTS systems with the integration of Qualcomm's Uplink Interference Cancellation (ULIC) technology into ZTE's next-generation UMTS base station products.

HSINCHU, Taiwan and GRENOBLE, France, July 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- TSMC (TWSE: 2330; NYSE: TSM) and CEA-Leti, the leading French semiconductor research institute, signed an agreement today in which TSMC will join the new industrial program IMAGINE, led by CEA-Leti, on maskless lithography for IC manufacturing.

Word of the Day
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.