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Technology News Archive - October 14, 2012

Antitrust Allegations Against Google

The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is likely to recommend that the government bring an antitrust lawsuit against Google.

YouTube Changes The Way It Ranks Video Views

YouTube has announced changes to the way that its videos are ranked, with the amount of time that users spend watching content now outweighing raw number of views in terms of importance.

Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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