YouTube to incorporate “overlay ads”

It’s a bit of a catch-22 of sorts. Ads suck, but when someone buys YouTube for $1.76 billion (and happens to be King of Ads), you can expect some advertising to come along …

GrandCentral: Two numbers for life?

You remember Grand Central, right? You know, the company that worked its way into Google’s empire by offering "One Number For Life" that routes its way to any combination of cell phones, landlines …

Speech-to-text message service coming to Alltel

In a striking display of British ingenuity, UK based SpinVox Ltd. has signed Alltel Wireless onto its speech-to-text message service. With the new service, one will receive their voice messages as text messages …