Archive for the ‘Technology’ category

First Football Game in 3-D Fumbles, then Recovers

December 5, 2008

The first NFL game broadcast to theaters live in 3-D fumbled, then recovered Thursday night. Two satellite glitches blacked out the broadcast to theaters in Boston, New York and Los Angeles in the first half of the game between the Oakland Raiders and the San Diego Chargers.



Broadband Makes Tiny Town an International English-teaching Hub

November 25, 2008

The nearest Wal-Mart is two hours away, and only foul weather, a deer in the road or a Washakie County sheriff’s deputy would slow down anyone with a mind to drive there faster.


Google Uses Searches to Track Flu’s Spread

November 12, 2008

google-logo5.jpgThere is a new common symptom of the flu, in addition to the usual aches, coughs, fevers and sore throats. Turns out a lot of ailing Americans enter phrases like “flu symptoms” into Google and other search engines before they call their doctors.