O2 to the Arsenal
Arsenal football club has officially signed up mmO2, the mobile operator, for an 'interactive' sponsorship deal.
mmO2 will become the official club sponsor and 'exclusive mobile communications partner' in what represents Arsenal's biggest sponsorship deal, believed to be worth ?20m over four years.
The club will also have a stake in revenue generated by Arsenal-specific phone services. ...more
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How has the new iMac been received by Apple aficionados? What are the thoughts of the Mac community?
Our sister publication, MacUser, gives us the answer with some of the comments received on the site... ...more
Canadian abandons copy tax on digital music players
Canada's Supreme Court has upheld a lower court's ruling that a levy on digital music players may no longer be collected.
The levy, which ranged from $2 for small devices to $25 for players with a capacity of 10GB or more, was collected by the Canadian Private Copying Collective (CPCC), on behalf of musicians and record labels. It was designed to compensate them for monies allegedly lost due to unauthorised file sharing. ...more
Mozilla releases Firefox, Thunderbird, SeaMonkey updates
Mozilla has released security and stability updates for Firefox 1.5, Thunderbird and SeaMonkey.
Video streaming future for Flash?
A leading industry figure has predicted a surprise victory in the battle for supremacy of the streaming video market.
Ed McGarr, vice president for sales and marketing at Sorenson, said in an interview with Streaming Media World that the three existing players, Microsoft's Windows Media, RealNetworks' RealPlayer, and Apple's QuickTime, have been joined by a fourth contender, Macromedia's Flash, which has the potential to end up as the market leader.
'Pretty much the de facto standard video format is going to be Flash, and we're the codec behind Flash' McGarr said. ...more