• MySpace Outsources International Advertising Operations To Fox International Channels

    MySpace has teamed up with Fox International Channels (FIC) in an agreement under which the latter will take over management of local advertising, marketing, and promotion across a number of territories outside the United States. According to new MySpace CEO Owen Van Natta, this is the first result of its international operational review, which comes a few weeks after the company gutted much… Read More

  • VIA NanoBook UMD: Big PDA or Tiny Laptop?

    At first I thought this lady just had a big ol’ pair of man hands, but turns out the VIA NanoBook UMD only measures 1.2×6.7×9 inches. The 1.87-pound notebook is a reference design manufactured in collaboration with First International Computer, Inc (FIC) and has been adopted by Packard Bell to appear in European markets as the EasyNote XS. It’s currently being shown off… Read More

  • OpenMoko's Open-Source Mobile Platform

    Sean Moss-Pultz is trying to change the mobile phone/device industry this year. He wants consumers to care about what operating system is on their phone as much as they care about what’s on their desktop or laptop computers. OpenMoko and FIC’s Neo1973 smartphone is where that change starts. The Linux-based mobile platform is completely open source. And unlike Symbian, Microsoft… Read More

  • FIC Linux Cellphone

    The linux cellphone is creeping ever closer. FIC is planning on building a touchscreen GSM cellie with an “iPod-quality” MP3 player and files sharing. It will use all open source software and FIC will offer a full SDK for hackers and pros alike. Looks a bit vapory to me, but we shan’t judge a book by its cover, right? That’s a pretty ambitious list, and it raises… Read More