May 12, 2006
Hamb's Hot Five is Back!
After a short hiatus, Hamb's Hot Five is back! Hamb’s Hot Five is a section of the Bellog where I will post the top five (in no particular order) business-related tech news stories of the week. The stories listed have been picked because they all have created a considerable amount of online buzz.
Please feel free to comment on any of the stories listed or if you think another news story should have been posted then please post that in the comments as well.
Now on to Hamb’s Hot Five…
1. A study shows that video games add $18 billion to the U.S. gross national product. Read more here.
2. ICANN, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, rejects the creation of the .xxx domain for pornographic websites. Read more here
3. The Sony PlayStation 3 will debut in the U.S. this November and will cost as much as $599. Read more here.
4. Apple Computer wins courtroom battle against the Beatles. The iTunes Music Store does not infringe on the trademark of AppleCorp, a company that represents the Beatles interests. read more here.
5. Analyst are predicting that the Nintendo Wii video game console will cost $200, hundreds less that its competitors’. Read more here.