As we close in on the final week before "launching" our UX Fund here is where our heads are at in terms of holdings: 1. Apple 2.
Google Earth has released a mashup of its mapping software which will offer real-time info about the U.S. congressional races in November.
Marketing Magazine announced today the companies up for the 2006 Agency of the Year. Here are the agencies: Creative/full service/integrated agencies (traditional shops) * Cundari Group * Rethink * Taxi Digital agencies * Proximity Canada * Rare Method * Teehan + Lax Direct agencies * Blitz Direct Data + Promotions * Rapp Collins * Wunderman Canada Media agencies * OMD Canada * M2 Universal * Zenith Optimedia Canada Promo agencies * Capital C * The Hive Strategic Marketing Inc.
Simon Lamarre, the designer of the Volvo C30 that was recently launched at the Paris Auto Show, has started a blog. In it, he'll tell of his experiences through the 4 year project.
As the spend on advertising in video games continues to grow, it was inevitable that something like this was coming. Burger King and Microsoft yesterday announced the release of three games featuring Brooke Burke, Subservient Chicken, and of course BK's famously creepy corporate mascot.
Teehan+Lax entered four projects in the Web Marketing Association's 2006 Web Awards. We're delighted to announce that every entry brought home some hardware.
It was 1995 when Alaska Airlines first introduced online ticket sales. Throughout the past decade all the major players have come to offer similar functionality, including Continental.
There's been a buzz building on this for some time, but today, YouTube and Warner Music Group have confirmed that Warner will be posting its music videos on YouTube. The deal will see the two companies sharing the advertising revenue associated with pages where Warner content resides.
The received wisdom is that the Internet is great for small purchases, the most obvious examples being music (and now movies) from online stores like iTunes and Amazon. But the next big story in online transactions might well involve the largest purchase most people ever make: real estate.
To say Google's search engine is pretty good is an understatement. I often find myself using it even if I'm 90% sure of the actual URL.
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BumpTop is a three dimensional desktop prototype that takes cues from real-world work spaces. It was designed by students Anand Agarawala and Ravin Balakrishnan who attended the DGP program at the University of Toronto.