"ABBYY developed a program capable of doing OCR, on your celly, with the help of the integrated camera."
"Half of that increase was attributed to Craigslist alone which saw a 99 percent increase to 13.8 million."
"For its $1.5 million, says AdAge, Philips gets all of WSJ. com on three Fridays, the WSJ home page alone on five Fridays, and ESPN’s Insider for full weekends."
The aggregate responses for teens in terms of their most important cell phone feature:
* Texting -- 49%
* Camera -- 25%
* Games -- 12%
* Music player -- 5%
* IM -- 5%
* E-mail -- 2%
* Video -- 2%
"According to the Chronicle of Higher Education, North Carolina State University Communications Professor Robert Schrag has been ordered to stop selling his lectures to students and the public as podcasts for $2.50 a pop."
"Hundreds of Marketers Pay Slotting Fees for Spots in Web Mall Marketplace"
"Wowio offers free downloadable e-books with ads. That's right, advertising in the pages of Mary Shelley's "Frankenstein" and Steven Crane's "The Red Badge of Courage."
"Walt Disney Co. introduced its own portable video and audio player aimed at kids roughly between the ages of 9 and 13 with a device that plays music and movies stored on either its hard drive or a memory card."
"Virgin Mobile USA LLC, a cellphone operator targeting the youth market, is set to announce Tuesday the launch of a text message-based game that allow its customers to test if they have the right moves in approaching others for romance."
"...AutoSafe, which you securely lash onto your car's chassis with a wire rope cable, holding those valuable items in a cocoon that's virtually impenetrable from those seeking a five-finger discount."