Technology News Archive - January 23, 2010


The notorious microblogging site Twitter has halted one if its features that allows users to display updates on their website by using Flash technology.


A groundbreaking technology developed at Queen's University in Ontario, Canada may make traditional board games a thing of the past.

Word of the Day
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.