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Technology News Archive - January 09, 2010

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Google continues to broaden it business focus, now seeking permission to buy and resell electricity.

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It's a new year, which means that in a few months, taxes will come due yet again, so why not get a head start on them with your iPhone -- there is, it turns out, an app for that.

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The Japanese have come up with an electric bicycle to give riders an almost effortless ride, while being environmentally friendly.

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A three-judge federal appeals court panel questioned on Friday whether the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has the authority to impose "net neutrality" requirements on Comcast Corp, the nation’s largest cable TV and broadband Internet provider.

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- At the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) today, Xilinx, Inc.

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Panasonic, today announced that it has been selected by the editors at CNET (www.cnet.com) as both the winner of the prestigious "Best of Show" and "Best in Television" category at this year's "Best of CES" awards for its Full HD VIERA Plasma television.

Word of the Day
fleuron
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]