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Technology News Archive - January 17, 2010

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China's largest e-commerce firm Alibaba Group slammed its major shareholder Yahoo Inc on Saturday, saying Yahoo's support of Google in its dispute with China was "reckless."

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Microsoft's Bing continues to gain share of the search market at its partner Yahoo's expense.

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A price war broke out late last week in the wireless industry, as Verizon Wireless and Dallas-based AT&T Inc traded cuts on some of their monthly plans.

ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Citizen-reporting platform Ushahidi has gained international renown this week for its innovative contribution to information-gathering in the wake of the earthquake in Haiti. Now, Ushahidi, in partnership with U.S.

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Göttingen scientists develop an autonomous walking robot that flexibly switches between many different gaits by using "chaos control."

HONOLULU, Jan. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Telecommunications Conference (PTC) 2010 -- Antenna Technology Communications Inc.

SEOUL, South Korea, Jan. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT), a global leader in mobile telecommunications, today inaugurated a new era in Korea's mobile lifestyle with the introduction of MOTOROI(TM), the first smart phone in Korea to be powered by Android(TM) version 2.0.

Word of the Day
jument
  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.
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