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August 16, 2005

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Amazon.com Unveils Photo-Mapping Service
Associated Press
Hoping to become a more popular Internet destination, a small search engine owned by Web retailer Amazon.com Inc. is testing a mapping service that will display street-level photos of the city blocks surrounding a requested address.

The Recording Industry's Whine List
By Tracey E. Schelmetic, Editorial Director, Customer Interaction Solutions magazine
According to an Associated Press report, "The recording industry has seen a lift from online music sales, which when factored in with album and sales of CD singles increased overall music sales through July to 21 percent over last year."

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"Team Napster" Action Sports-Themed Media Debuts on Napster Ringtones
Napster announced today that it will expand its Napster ringtone service, powered by Dwango Wireless to feature content from members of "Team Napster," the high-profile group of action sports athletes the company sponsor...

Let Palm OS Applications Get You Ready for Back to School - Keeping Students, Teachers, and Administrators Connected
As school gets underway, PalmSource , provider of Palm OS, is highlighting a number of Palm OS third party applications that can each help enhance the learning process for students, teachers and school administrators.

AMD Pumps up Performance for Notebooks with New Mobile AMD Athlon 64 Processor 4000+
AMD today has achieved yet another benchmark in 64-bit mobile computing with the introduction of the Mobile AMD Athlon 64 processor 4000+ for high-performance, full-size notebook computers.

SmartVideo Delivers Vegas-Style Sports Action into the Palm of Your Hand
The excitement, energy and full-motion action of Las Vegas-style sports gaming is now available, even to players thousands of miles from "The Strip." NeoLink Wireless Inc., an innovative production company at the forefront of creating programming for mobile devices, has brought Vegas Sports to smart devices via SmartVideo Technologies' mobile TV service.

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