Technology News Archive - August 26, 2009


Nokia is expected to soon unveil its newest smartphone, which will be the first to run on Linux’s Maemo OS.

US software giant Microsoft said Wednesday it's sorry for superimposing the head of a white man on a black man in a photo on its Polish Web site.

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Aug. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The nation's most reliable wireless network gets even better with complimentary features and services from Verizon Wireless.

Sessions Outline Strategies for Maximizing Deduplication Storage for Efficient and Cost-effective Backup, Recovery and DR in VMware Environments SANTA CLARA, Calif., Aug.

REDLANDS, Calif., Aug. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Professionals using ESRI's GIS technology are encouraged to submit an abstract for possible presentation at the 30th Annual ESRI International User Conference (ESRI UC) next July.

LOS ANGELES, Aug 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- eFax, a brand of j2 Global Communications, Inc. (NasdaqGS: JCOM) and an Internet fax to email services provider with millions of customers worldwide, today announced expansion of its global network to over 3,300 cities in 46 countries.

Word of the Day
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.