Technology News Archive - January 01, 2010
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The past year was one many people would like to forget, but for the creative minds behind Old Town's 522 Productions, LLC, it was a year to celebrate.
Fox and Time Warner Cable tried on Friday to resolve a disagreement over fees after the contract was extended for a few hours, avoiding a threatened blackout of several stations from the cable provider.
Nearly thirty-three percent of Americans believed there would be more technological advances by the year 2010 then there actually have been.
To those of you who are tweeting, sexting, or just chillaxin this holiday weekend, get ready: Fifteen popular overused and misused words and phrases are being targeted by a US universityâ€™s annual list of terms that deserve to be banned.
In 2009, Chinese authorities arrested over 5,000 of its citizens for violations of Internet pornography laws â€” a number that could be much higher in 2010 as the government promises to come down even harder on Web offenders as part of its beefed-up â€œstate securityâ€ plan.
- To play, gamble.
- To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
- A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.