Music companies line up for their share of YouTube
It has been a classic case of the dog that did not bark. Earlier this week two small video sharing companies, Grouper and Bolt.com were sued for breach of copyright. ...more
CeBIT 2007: Samsung hails exclusive six screen technology
Samsung has announced its first ever multi-monitor hardware at CeBIT 2007.
While manufacturers such as Matrox produce products like the TripleHead2Go, which appears to a PC as simply one, very large resolution screen, Samsung's solution uses USB to daisy-chain up to six monitors together. The final monitor in the chain connects to the PC's USB socket, as opposed to the traditional D-SUB or DVI interface. ...more
Apple offers six-months' interest free credit on Mac purchases
Apple is offering six months of interest free credit on new Mac purchases.
The offer applies to any qualifying Mac bought between 15 November 2006 and 8 January 2007. One sixth of the purchase price must be paid each month. ...more
Dixons brings out The TechGuys
The Dixons Group is launching a commercial IT support service today, with the creation of some 2,000 new jobs.
Dixons reckons that 'The TechGuys' is perfectly placed to tap into a market worth ?1bn a year, with 3,000 experts offering round the clock support, one of the largest technical databases in Europe and 2m spare parts.
The division will offer home visits or customers can to visit service locations. ...more
AOL UK up for sale
The Guardian reports that the ISP business is earmarked for sale: Time Warner to retain audience and advertising divisions.
AOL UK and other international businesses in France and Germany are up for sale, according to a report in today's Guardian. The paper reports that Time Warner has hired the Citigroup investment bank to find a buyer for the services. ...more