28 Mar 2005

Alternative Searching

BusinessWeek: They aren’t the only ones coming to that conclusion. Increasing numbers of Web surfers are going to alternative search engines, which specialize in finding certain kinds of information or offering additional capabilities to well-known search sites.
27 Mar 2005

Video Games to Sell… Books?

Businessweek: As video and PC gaming’s popularity skyrocketed in the past few years, our favorite TV shows (“The Simpsons”), movies (“Catwoman”) and comic books (“Batman”) were turned into games. Now, we are on the brink of a
27 Mar 2005

New Bathroom Cabinet

infolink.com.au: The latest product to be rolled out in the Rifco product line is the Metro line of cabinets, using the unique design of a side opening in which the shelves slide from behind the attached, fixed
27 Mar 2005

Celebrity Smiles

Gannett News Service: Emulating A-listers such as Gwyneth Paltrow or Halle Berry is a snap: The latest celebrity-channeling accessory is a set of prosthetic choppers modeled after Hollywood’s most Chiclet smiles. Think of the snap-on smile as
26 Mar 2005

Pogo Airline-Taxi Service

Forbes: It’s time for a revolution in business travel. The commercial airline business is going through another round of bankruptcies, route shakeouts and confrontations with unions. Having fewer airlines will exacerbate the already lousy service that makes
26 Mar 2005

The Green Goat

Wired News: Hybrid cars, trucks and buses have already hit the road. Now, make way for the Green Goat, the world’s biggest hybrid. It’s a 2,000-horsepower locomotive that radically reduces fuel consumption and emissions of pollutants. The
26 Mar 2005

CoolBusinessIdeas Newsletter Issue 12

CoolBusinessIdeas Newsletter Issue 12: 07/03/05 – 26/03/05 New Business Ideas/Opportunities Featured In This Issue: ROBOTS Hitachi’s Talking Robot Hitachi has delivered a talkative new robot Emiew, and will be displayed from June 9 at the 2005 World
25 Mar 2005

O2 Plus Kodak

Netimperative: O2 has sealed a deal with Kodak to offer online photo services to the mobile operator’s customers through a jointly branded service. The O2 and Kodak Mobile Service will allow consumers to store, share, print and

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25 Mar 2005

Voicevertising

PRNewswire: Just when you think you’ve seen it all in the world of marketing, listen up – HALLS Fruit Breezers lets you hear it all too! Tattooing advertisements on body parts is old news, but the newest
24 Mar 2005

A House Powered By Spinach

We Make Money Not Art: Seattle architecture/design firm Mithun won first place in the C2C Home Competition with their design for a house powered by spinach. The house will be built this summer in Roanoke, Virginia, along
23 Mar 2005

Marketers: Use Blogs!

ECommerce-Guide: By now you’ve heard of blogs, or Web logs, and you think: blah, blah, blah. Digeratti diaries, mommy memoirs and political punditry abound. Who cares? You should, because small business owners can use the same inexpensive,
23 Mar 2005

Mini Me

Springwise: It’s definitely a personalized world out there, so how about a miniature version of… yourself? My Twinn lets consumers personalize a 23″ doll to resemble any child aged 3-12, down to every detail. The site offers