Technology News Archive - August 22, 2009


Bioengineering and mechanical engineering professor Rory Cooper describes how rapid prototyping and robotics are providing promising solutions for those with severe manipulation and mobility challenges.


A federal appeals court in New York sided in favor of Yahoo Inc's Internet radio service instead of Sony Corp's BMG Music, who claims Yahoo should pay fees to the copyright holders.

Word of the Day
  • The practice of two or more parties jointly purchasing all or part of a butchered cow and dividing the meat between them.
The word 'cowpooling' was formed on the model of 'carpooling'.