Technology News Archive - January 16, 2010

Habitat for Humanity, NRB, Oxfam, Save the Children Foundation, UNICEF, World Vision and Others Join List of Available Short Codes to Donate in U.S. & Canada SEATTLE, Jan.


A Pennsylvania prosecutor told a US appellate court on Friday that a teenage girl found topless in a "sexting" cell phone picture should face child-pornography charges.

Captures Sentiment of the Majority of Americans MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new 90-second video comparing Tuesday's special election in Massachusetts to the American Revolution has gone viral on the Internet.

DENVER. Jan. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- BrainSpark Media, a Denver Web design agency, recently launched the new web site for Hyde Park Jewelers.

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'