AOL is to launch an additional 500 websites under its ‘Patch’ brand this year, part of a broader effort to remake itself as a destination for users seeking maps, reviews, and other local content.
Offering a chat forum, news on travel, daily London news, games and a commuter happiness index, Tubehell.com also plans to renovate tube travel by lobbying national government and local government for improvements – currently, there is an online petition urging; “John two jags Prescott” to travel on the underground for a week. Founder Samir Satchua,formerly … [Read more…]
Eurosky is utilizing the Astra satellite’s high-speed bandwidth, which means that the only equipment required is a DVB-MPEG2 PC card and a satellite dish pointed at Astra – in the same position as that required for Sky TV. Any request for data is sent through a standard modem over the terrestrial network, via Eurosky. The … [Read more…]