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Technology News Archive - August 15, 2009

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The new partnership between Yahoo and Microsoft opens new opportunities for both companies to increase their search market share, although they face an uphill battle against industry-leading Google.

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The last couple of weeks have been a bit tumultuous for Twitter, which after being kicked offline last week during an attack, found yet another security problem.

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Aug. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Memphis residents now have a new choice for their television and communications services, powered by the most advanced technology.

Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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