Press for Consumer, New Media and Internet
Look, folks, the facts are these. You can get all worked up over that big, looming election, with its Democrats and Republicans and Tea Partiers and obsessively-tracked statistics and infuriating debates about the site of a former Burlington Coat Factory in downtown Manhattan. Or you could pay attention to the election that really matters, the one that will really affect your day to day life: The fall 2010 Internet-TV Election.
As the sofa wars heat up and big companies like Amazon, Google and Apple push their way into the living room, there are smaller outfits in this market that are offering some interesting and enticing options too.
Now, even on the Internet, it is not what you know but who you know. After a decade when search engines ruled supreme — tapping billions of Web pages to answer every conceivable query — many people now prefer getting their online information the old-fashioned way: by yakking across the fence.
CCP Games and deviantART have announced the Create a Starship Contest. Entrants will compete for a chance to have their artwork converted into a ship for CCP's EVE Online sci-fi MMO. Other prizes include cash and iPad.