Big Brother Live on Mobiles

Reading Time: < 1 minute The UK version of the ‘reality’ TV show Big Brother is being streamed live on to mobile phones. The video is played using a downloadable Java application. The video is available for Symbian mobile phones with a GPRS connection. Endemol were looking to expand broadcasting OTT. It involved a massive amount of video compression too… Continue reading Big Brother Live on Mobiles

Microsoft’s Microserfs: revolt or just revolting?

Reading Time: 3 minutes Last week Microsoft Corp. announced that it was cutting medical benefits, stock discounts and parent leave for employees. The medical benefits cut amounted to a measure to encourage them to use generic drugs rather than prescription drugs in order to the help the company conserve its 50 billion USD cash pile. The chosen few, are… Continue reading Microsoft’s Microserfs: revolt or just revolting?

Phish RIP

Reading Time: < 1 minute Phish the Grateful Dead tribute band are breaking up after the release of their next album. Better known to many people in the UK as the inspiration for Ben & Jerrys Phish Food ice-cream, since both the ice cream company and the band were from the state of Vermont and shared a similar tie-died outlook… Continue reading Phish RIP