28 Apr 2005

Virtual Trading In A Real World

Wired News: Sony Online Entertainment, the developer of massively multiplayer online games like EverQuest and Star Wars Galaxies, is the first major U.S. publisher to facilitate the buying and selling of virtual goods. Late Tuesday, the company
27 Apr 2005

Best Campus

Yenra: Vista del Campo, a student housing development on the University of California, Irvine campus, was named Best Student Housing Apartment Community by the National Association of Home Builders. The award went to the complex’s architectural firm,
27 Apr 2005

CoolBusinessIdeas Newsletter Issue 14

CoolBusinessIdeas Newsletter Issue 14: 10/04/05 – 23/04/05 New Business Ideas/Opportunities Featured In This Issue: CONSUMER GOODS Kleenex Moist Cloth Kleenex Moist Cloths are thick, soft, disposable hand and face cloths created for use around the home. Ha!
25 Apr 2005

RFID Trains

ITWorld: Efforts to introduce electronic-ticketing systems in Germany’s huge mass transit sector have moved forward with the successful testing of a smart card system that combines RFID (radio frequency identification). T-Systems International GmbH, the IT services and
25 Apr 2005


PicturePhoning.com: MobuzzTV is mobile video entertainment tailor made for cellphones, a channel which broadcasts “daily visual snacks to the content curious generation”. Its available through (European) operators or by downloading online. See how to page. It’s fast,
25 Apr 2005

Star Wars In Action

USATODAY: The force is already out in force as the May 19 debut of Star Wars: Episode III — Revenge of the Sith nears. Consumers are being flooded with Star Wars-themed TV commercials, print ads, soft-drink promotions,
23 Apr 2005

This Phone Recognises My Speech

BusinessWeek: A wireless phone’s main function is converting human speech into digital signals and back again. So why not harness handsets’ speech-processing ability to solve a problem nearly everyone encounters when using cell phones for e-mail or
23 Apr 2005

Space Tourism Franchise

New Scientist: Space pioneer Burt Rutan foresees space tourism companies running like a fast-food franchises, with his company licensing spacecraft to tour operators. But he says he may have trouble cutting through federal regulations to get there.

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23 Apr 2005

Learning Ecosystem Through Tech

We Make Money Not Art: Erez Kikin-Gil ‘s Eco Pod is a TUI-controlled system that mimics the growth of a plant and allows children to keep track of their class garden and learn how the different natural
20 Apr 2005

Party On The Go

Iconoculture: Airstream’s convertible RV, the SkyDeck, features a rooftop lounge with an entertainment center, wet bar, and beach umbrellas. It’s an ultimate party pad on wheels. For ultraluxe road warriors, every day has the potential to be
20 Apr 2005

Ha! Ha! Bar & Canteens

Brand Republic: Oral-B is pushing its new Brush Aways product with a sampling campaign at Ha! Ha! Bar & Canteens that is an unusual twist on the post-meal mint. From April 18, at the end of every
20 Apr 2005

Wearing the Game

Iconoculture: Baseball caps are de rigueur for Sunday afternoon games. Now the entrepreneurs behind GameWear have stitched together a baseball necklace they hope becomes standard attire. A fan can send GameWear a commemorative baseball for fashioning into