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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
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.