Mobile phones ring up the downloads
Mobile phone downloads have hit their stride, with declining prices fuelling a massive growth.
Research firm Mintel predicts that this year, mobile phone downloads will number 760m in the UK alone, some 25 times the figure for 2002. This will create a market worth some three-quarters of a billion pounds. ...more
Panrix performs name-change reappearing act
Panrix Electronics is no longer in administration, nor is it Panrix Electronics any longer, but Panrix Technology.
Speaking with owner Gulberg Panesar today, he told us the company "was out of administration.. ...more
Asteroid pictures to be shown on the Net
If you're interested in following the fate of the NASA spacecraft as it approaches its destination asteroid, "eros", then check out the Web site that will be receiving any pictures beamed back. If the landing is successful, that is, and not just a fatal collision.
The Web site http://near. ...more
Infogrames buys Hasbro Interactive
One of Europe's largest computer games companies has put a bid in for the ailing interactive arm of US toy group, Hasbro.
The deal will mean that Infogrames will have access to over 200 games in the Hasbro range, including interactive versions of board games such as Monopoly, Scrabble and Boggle and toys such as Action Man, Mr Potato Head and the Tonka brand.
Infogrames is paying $5 million in cash and $95 million in shares in the deal, which also includes Games. ...more
Web sites of the week [21/06/2002]
Here are a few more diverting Web sites to help browse your way towards the weekend.
Check out the newly launched www.looneytunes. ...more