1 May 2005

TV On My Phone

BusinessWeek: Video-on-the-go has long been a dream of cell-phone companies worldwide. Carriers have spent the better part of a decade building networks capable of carrying fast video streams, partly in hopes of boosting profits by hooking customers
30 Apr 2005

For Sweet Tooths

Entrepreneur.com: When Victoria Malmer went online to research different diets, she noticed a common thread among the many different discussion groups: the desire for water that didn’t taste so plain. After discussing her findings with friend Paul
30 Apr 2005

Remix Culture

Trendwatching: Remix Culture is about clever programmers modifying Sony’s Portable PlayStation days after it hit the shelves Only days in the US this March; remix fanatics have added chat and TV to the device’s functionalities, cleverly capitalizing
29 Apr 2005

Day Resorts

FortWayne.com: Now that every corner beauty shop calls itself a day spa, along comes something new: the day resort. That’s what Cornelia Zicu calls the haven she opened recently on top of the Ferragamo building in Manhattan.
28 Apr 2005

Muscovie’s Molecular Jewelry

Iconoculture: Live for the rush … and proud of it? Muscovie Design jewelry is stylish, even subtle, molecular-based jewelry that lets adrenaline, serotonin, and caffeine junkies wear their passion. The sterling-silver earrings, rings, and necklaces sprout circles
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!

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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