FIR Interview – Conor O’Neill, LouderVoice: September 29, 2007

Irish tech start-up Cubic Telecom wowed participants at the recent TechCrunch 40 conference in San Francisco with their MAXRoam SIM card for mobile phones. The company claims it’s the world’s first universal SIM card offering favourable roaming and call rates anywhere in the world. Cubic is now poised to launch Cubic Mobile in October, a dual mode GSM/WiFi phone which uses the MAXRoam SIM card to enable users to roam anywhere in the world at low mobile rates as well…

Cut from FIR #279

Overflow from today’s FIR #279: How GM handled the UAW strike on its Fastlane blog. If you want to automatically receive FIR Cuts as they’re published, subscribe to the RSS feed. (What are FIR Cuts?)

The Hobson & Holtz Report – Podcast #279: September 27, 2007

Content summary: Shel’s in Chicago; Neville’s getting ready for PodCamp Ireland, Shel for PME and UK trip; update on FIR Geek Dinner plans; the Media Monitoring Minute with CustomScoop; Shel reports on the Ragan unconference; Armani opens store in Second Life; new global corporate climate change reports from the Carbon Disclosure Project; Nintendo fires employee for blogging; Yahoo to close podcasting site; Carefree Dan York reports from the AstriCon conference; listeners’ comments discussion; news about next week’s shows; music from…

Manchester City goes green

Updated on December 18, 2007 The City of Manchester football stadium – home to Manchester City FC – will soon be the first football ground in the world to be powered by sustainable energy when an 85-metre-high 3-megawatt wind turbine comes online next year. When it’s fully operational, it will supply enough energy to meet the stadium’s power needs as well as thousands of nearby homes. According to Pete Bradshaw, Social Responsibility Manager for Manchester City FC, the wind turbine…

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