Latest Charles Arthur Stories

UK Court Disapproves Of Apple's Lack Of Compliance
2012-11-12 05:04:02

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A trio of UK judges is reportedly "furious" over Apple's lack of compliance with a court order demanding that the Cupertino, California-based company publically acknowledge that Samsung did not infringe upon patents and designs relating to the iPad tablet computer. According to Charles Arthur of The Guardian, the court of appeals that initially ordered Apple to publish newspaper advertisements and acknowledge on their website that...

Mobile Revolution Upsets Tech Giants
2012-10-20 12:19:27

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports — Your Universe Online The public's increasing desire to turn to smartphones, tablet computers and mobile apps is affecting the world's largest technology and telecom companies in vastly different ways, according to recent reports. Over much of the past two years, smartphones have been outselling traditional personal computers, and tablets could secure a 25% share of the global PC market this quarter, The Guardian's Charles Arthur wrote on Friday....

WikiLeaks Victory Against Visa A "Significant Victory"
2012-07-14 05:58:22

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online An Icelandic court ordered a local Visa affiliate - which had broken contract laws by refusing to process credit card donations to WikiLeaks - to resume processing transactions in what officials at the website dubbed a "significant victory" in its ongoing battle with governments and financial institutions, various media outlets are reporting. According to the Associated Press (AP), a District Court ordered Valitor, a local Visa...

Word of the Day
  • 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.