4 Jun 2005

Chicken Fries From BK

USAToday.com: The national obsession with snacking has finally come to this (health-food activists, hide your eyes): chicken fries. Hungry to lure in customers at all hours, Burger King is tentatively planning the launch this summer of a
4 Jun 2005

Period Balm

DailyCandy: Okay, Drama Queen: You’re crying at commercials. Your face looks like a polka-dot bikini. While inhaling obscene amounts of Chubby Hubby, you decide you’re a total train wreck. Period. Period? Clearly your monthly visitor is to
3 Jun 2005

Aesthetic Counts

Springwise: As we’re rapidly moving towards Dan Pink’s right-side brain, design-loving, aesthetics-driven economy, an abundance of opportunities has opened up for smart designers. One sector ripe for the picking: computers. After all, Apple is pretty much the
3 Jun 2005

Thank You, BitTorrent

Wired News: Film and television executives no doubt wish the increasingly popular BitTorrent peer-to-peer file-sharing system never saw the light of day. Thousands of consumers are using the software to download hundreds of movies and hours upon
2 Jun 2005

Hyperdistribution

FutureWire: Mark Pesce, co-creator of Virtual Reality Modeling Language, has coined a new term to describe the peer-to-peer distribution of media content — hyperdistribution . Specifically, he addresses the use of BitTorrent technology to distribute television programming,
2 Jun 2005

Consumer Evangelists

Trendwatching: There is no stopping the trend of creative consumers contributing to, or even owning your advertising campaigns, both authorized and behind your back. Why? To feature on a website or billboard, or have one’s home-made commercial
2 Jun 2005

Tulip Laptop

Gizmag: The Tulip E-Go Diamond notebook is inlaid with solid palladium white gold plates in which thousands (80 carats) of top-quality, brilliant cut diamonds have been pave set with surgical precision. The magnificent end result also incorporates
1 Jun 2005

Mobile Pizza

Bradenton Herald: Scott Matthew knows there’s nothing like a hot pizza delivered to your door on a January night. One such night last year, when an hour seemed too long to wait, he went to bed hungry,

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1 Jun 2005

M-Coaching

Textually.org: French Wireless operator Orange has just launched an “SMS mobile coaching service” to help students study for their Baccalauréat exam. The m-coaching aims to motivate, inform and help the students to be better organized. Students needs
1 Jun 2005

Voice Privacy

Yenra: Babble provides voice confidentiality and security of information in open-plan work environments. “Babble is the first, true voice privacy device with powerful application in open spaces,” said Sonare president Bill DeKruif. “It is a profound and
29 May 2005

Knowing Your Behavior

Wired News: Picture this, you’re shopping online for a new minivan, surfing automaker websites and buying guides. You then head to the homepage of your local paper to check out the headlines, and at the top of
29 May 2005

One Buck Concept

One Buck Concept: When siblings Jackie Bell, 48, and Wayne Bell, 46, realized high-quality items were no longer readily available to stock their industrial salvage yard, they knew it was time to change gears. So they stuck