OK, That’s Enough Bluetooth Monday Jokes

One of my favourite bands from the early 1980s, New Order, are promoting their upcoming album, Waiting for the Sirens Call, (due to be launched this coming week) via Bluetooth. They are displaying, in the words of Engadget: digital interactive posters offering song clips, ringtones and photos that can be beamed directly to fans’ cellphones. …

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Excecutive Blogging – Drivel And Spin, or Pure Message?

Fascinating interview in BusinessWeek Online with Jonathan Schwartz, president and chief operating officer of Sun and recent blogging convert. Six weeks into blogging, and he believes evey executive should have one. “It’ll be no more mandatory that they have blogs than that they have a phone and an e-mail account,” BW quotes Schwartz as saying. …

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News: Say Goodbye To Popups

 Pop Up ads are doomed, now that Microsoft will make blocking them part of its browser, Internet Explorer. Explorer, ZDNet says, joins other web browsers by doing it, but because of its huge market share, it’s likely to kill off the concept entirely. No bad thing, you may say, but it will also hit advertising …

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News: Forget Email Spam, Get Ready For Serious Phone Spam

 Email spam may be the least of our worries. According to Forrester Research there will 100% compound annual growth in enhanced message services, multimedia message services, instant message services and e-mail using next generation phones in 2004 and beyond. Much of this, according to it- analysis, will be little more than spam. Although the article …

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