Technology News Archive - January 30, 2010


As state legislators across the United States enact laws banning cellphone use while driving, a new study finds no reductions in crashes after hand-held phone bans take effect.


Apple’s newest creation, the iPad, is getting slammed by fans and critics over its name, but technology analysts are brushing off the ridicule and focusing on the product's key feature: a speedy new microprocessor.

Word of the Day
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.