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“Ivan Bowman spends his days as a programmer at iAnywhere Solutions in Waterloo, Ontario, in much the same way his colleagues do. He writes code, exchanges notes in other developers’ offices, attends meetings and hangs out in the kitchen over coffee. About the only thing he can’t do is drink the coffee – or touch anything….

The UK Guardian has more ….

Press Release

“London, UK, 26 June 2007 – TomTom, the world’s largest navigation solutions provider, and Vodafone UK today announce that they will jointly develop a new traffic information system that will deliver superior travel time information.

Interesting – One to revisit and take a closer look at in 6 months… 

Google Gadgets Google Gadgets Ventures are offering grants of $5000 and Seed funding of $100,000 for those who have developed a Google gadget in their Google Gadgets Directory.

“A new technology from Hitachi in Japan could let you control electronic devices without lifting a finger simply by reading brain activity.

“The ‘brain-machine interface’ developed by Hitachi Inc. analyses slight changes in the brain’s blood flow and translates brain motion into electric signals.

Abc News has more details

BusinessWeek is reporting on Intel’s new designer laptop the Metro Notebook. At 0.7″ thick its as slim as the Mototola Razr mobile phone.

BusinessWeek Slideshow  &  Article 

The HearldNet has details on a licensing deal for Microsoft’s barcode technology

“Microsoft said this week that the small square symbols, filled with red, green, yellow and black triangles, will appear on DVD and video game cases later this year, thanks to a licensing deal with the ISAN International Agency.

“… [ISAN] assigns codes to movies and other works and keeps a database about each title – director, cast members, release date, for instance. Once the group starts issuing the barcodes, studios and producers will be able to link their Web sites to that database.

Adobe is planning a new version of its Flash Lite cellphone software that can play video files today at the 3GSM wireless trade show in Barcelona, Spain.

Amazon has just announced its new flm and TV download service which is coming soon –

 “Amazon Unbox on TiVo” will allow TiVo subscribers to purchase or rent videos from leading movie studios and television networks at Amazon Unbox and download them directly to their TiVo’s “Now Playing List” to enjoy on their TV.

Youtube have a nice video of the newly announced iPhone from Apple