Firms no longer need to sacrifice safety for speed

Star Internet launches new high-speed DSL service with full SLA 30 January, 2004 Star Internet, the UK’s largest independent ISP, today announces the latest addition to its services portfolio. Star Stream is a permanent connection to the Internet that comes with a guaranteed service level agreem...
Published on: 12:00AM on 30th January 2004

Tempero wins moderation contracts for This Morning & I'm A Celeb...

Interactive Community Management company Tempero (www.tempero.co.uk), has won two new contracts to provide moderation services for two of Granada's highest rating shows. Tempero, who have a well established relationship with Granada, are working across the This Morning message boards to provide ...
Published on: 12:00AM on 29th January 2004

The Usability Company and web analytics agency WebtraffIQ Partner

The Usability Company http://www.theusabilitycompany.com, the UK’s foremost provider of independent, business focused usability consultancy, and WebtraffIQ http://www.webtraffIQ.com, the web analytics agency, announces a partnership to provide website owners with a complete range of consultancy a...
Published on: 12:00AM on 29th January 2004

Optimum launches new service to bridge the internet communications gap

A service that makes websites more effective as sales and marketing tools has been launched by communications specialists, Optimum. Based on analysis of the way we talk to each other in everyday life, 'Web Content Optimizer' matches English used on websites with that spoken by their target audien...
Published on: 12:00AM on 29th January 2004

Buongiorno Vitaminic signs mobile images and videos deal with Corbis

- Expands exclusive licensed content library for personalised mobile phone offerings - Buongiorno Vitaminic, the leading European provider of interactive mobile services, has announced a world wide digital distribution deal with Corbis, the world’s visual solutions company, that provides license...
Published on: 12:00AM on 28th January 2004

Shopcreator to power new e-store for Insight Music, part of the EMI Music Group

· Provides multi-currency and multi-lingual facility to support Insight Music's European business · Will maximise sales by offering a local solution to customers in Germany and Italy as well as the UK Insight Music, part of the EMI Music Group and the biggest music direct response TV advertis...
Published on: 12:00AM on 27th January 2004

Enpocket acquires Mobicus, bringing together leaders in mobile marketing services and software

Press release: Enpocket has purchased Mobicus, the Helsinki-based mobile technology company, to create the strongest mobile marketing offering in the marketplace. Since 2000, Mobicus has been the world's leading developer and provider of carrier-grade SMS, MMS and Java mobile marketing software....
Published on: 12:00AM on 27th January 2004

Enpocket takes reality TV to new level with pioneering Live Direction and Synch-to-TV mobile text services for FX series "Todd TV"

Enpocket, the leading mobile solutions provider, introduced two important innovations to interactive TV this week for the new FX Networks reality show Todd TV, which is produced by Endemol USA. The first is Live Direction, an instant audience interaction tool within the Enpocket Engine. This al...
Published on: 12:00AM on 23rd January 2004

Mook to create Vivienne Westwood site for the V&A

Mook, the digital creative agency, has been commissioned to create a website for the largest exhibition ever devoted to the work of Vivienne Westwood. The site, which launches in three phases, will promote and support the Vivienne Westwood retrospective exhibition at the V&A, held between 1st Apr...
Published on: 12:00AM on 21st January 2004

Levi's: Calling all Art and Design Tutors

The annual Levi's® Digital Arts Award (LDAA) are calling for tutors to register so they can enter their students for the LDAA. Established in 2003, the LDAA is an initiative by Levi's® Europe to foster young and emerging talent in New Media Art and Design. It gives students an opportunity to des...
Published on: 12:00AM on 21st January 2004

Datamonitor: Government sector drives 49% increase in global spending on major outsourcing projects in 2003

London, 21 January, 2004 - New research by independent market analysts Datamonitor (DTM.L), has found that businesses globally dramatically increased their investment in major IT and business process outsourcing (BPO) initiatives in 2003. Despite a backlash against outsourcers following several h...
Published on: 12:00AM on 21st January 2004

Softwrap Now Accepts Switch/Solo

Softwrap today announced it will now be accepting Switch and Solo as methods of payment by end-users. With over 23 million users of the Switch and Solo payment system worldwide, Softwrap believe that its solution has never been easier to acquire and implement. Dylan Solomon, a spokesman for ...
Published on: 12:00AM on 21st January 2004

Telewest: Surfing gets even faster in Devon

Telewest Broadband is today launching faster broadband internet services in Devon, enabling speed-hungry web surfers to rev-up their home connection even further. The cable company's 1Mb and 2Mb blueyonder broadband services offer internet connections up to 20 and 40 times faster than traditi...
Published on: 12:00AM on 20th January 2004

OTC to work with Webabacus

London: Online Travel Corporation (OTC), the UK's leading online travel supplier and retailer, has signed a deal with WebAbacus, the London-based behaviour analytics expert, to adopt WebAbacus’ web analytics solution. The solution, for the first time, allows OTC to monitor traffic in detail acro...
Published on: 12:00AM on 20th January 2004

Granada Brings Back Red Fig For I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here

London, UK, 20th January 2004 –- Participation TV specialist Red Fig has been appointed for the second consecutive year to manage the public vote for Granada’s BAFTA winning series I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out Of Here!. Red Fig’s Gallery Manager will capture the votes from all platforms (telephon...
Published on: 12:00AM on 20th January 2004

Best practice template files published for SME and Agency web projects

Digital business information and research specialist E-consultancy.com has published the first ever collection of best practice template files for web projects. The series of vital documents were designed following demand from SMEs, start-ups and agencies. They have been developed to make life ea...
Published on: 12:00AM on 19th January 2004

Press Release: CRYPTOLOGIC ANNOUNCES EXCLUSIVE ONLINE POKER AGREEMENT WITH BETFAIR, THE WORLD’S LARGEST BETTING EXCHANGE

Betfair chooses CryptoLogic-developed software to expand into one of the Internet’s biggest growth markets January 15, 2004 (London, UK) – CryptoLogic Inc., a leading software developer to the Internet gaming and e-commerce industries, is pleased to announce that the company is advancing its i...
Published on: 12:00AM on 15th January 2004

Site performance issues cost one-in-ten e-tailers share of £3.3bn December consumer spend

Site Confidence, the UK’s leading web performance monitoring company, has released startling research that shows top UK retailers lost a potential £0.3bn over the Christmas period, merely by failing to address the performance of their websites. In an analysis of 35 top retail sites over the month...
Published on: 12:00AM on 15th January 2004

Espotting Media and EMAP strike search and content deal

Espotting Media, the 'Best European Paid Placement Service ' today announces a deal to provide paid listings to the internet properties of Emap PLC, one of the UK's leading media companies, and publishers of titles including FHM, Smash Hits and New Woman. Emap is the UK's largest consumer publish...
Published on: 12:00AM on 15th January 2004

Press Release: ADVFN shows private investors the long and short of it

- first financial Web site to offer free unrestricted daily stock lending data - ADVFN is enabling its users to view the number of shares on loan for FTSE 100 and FTSE 250 securities in CREST. By visiting www.advfn.com, private investors can see how much of a particular stock is in CREST - th...
Published on: 12:00AM on 14th January 2004