A former semi-professional footballer has attempted to set the world record for the longest online advert ever. David Sheath spent four days, two hours and two minutes painting a brand new white Fiat 500 with pink nail polish. According to the World Records Academy, he used a total of 131 bottles of nail varnish during the […]… Read Article
Leading Chinese search engine Baidu is rumoured to be about to make a foray into online video, supported by an equity company which has already backed Hulu, the similar American venture. News agency Reuters has quoted reports suggesting that it is teaming up with Providence Equity Partners, to set up an online video channel in […]… Read Article
News that Apple may launch a new tablet computer at a conference in San Francisco next month has received a warm reception from investors. The manufacturer of the iPod and iPhone has booked the Yerba arts centre in San Francisco on January 26, where it is expected to make a major product announcement. Shares in […]… Read Article
The BBC Trust has given its provisional backing to a scheme to develop an Internet Protocol Television standard - which would lead to on-demand services being available through televisions. Telecoms firms BT and The Carphone Warehouse and broadcasters ITV, Channel Four, Five and now the BBC, will all work in partnership on the scheme known […]… Read Article