Following is a bit from the "News And Views" section of the November 1999 issue of Dr Dobb's Journal ( http://www.ddj.com ) that I thought some of you might find interesting. >>>>> Start of Text Windows CE Gives you Gas Before long, pumping ggas will join the ranks of just another online experiance. BP Amoco, Microsoft, and gas-pump manufacture Tokheim have teamed up to develop gas pumps running Windows CE with a web-browser terminal, from which you can check e-mail and surf the Internet while pumping gas. Whether this is a good idea remains to be seen. Still, it may be a boon for companies wanting to advertise their wares. According to the Wall Street Journal (August 17, 1999), the average gas pump serves about 70 people per day. Multiply that by 100,000 pumps and an ad on a pump web terminal could reach 7 million consumers. <<<<< End of Text So...maybee a web browser on your Refridgerator isn't that far away after all! But I am still not sure why I'd want it. Bob Crothers Cornerstone Communications +--- | This is the Midrange System Mailing List! | To submit a new message, send your mail to MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com. | To subscribe to this list send email to MIDRANGE-L-SUB@midrange.com. | To unsubscribe from this list send email to MIDRANGE-L-UNSUB@midrange.com. | Questions should be directed to the list owner/operator: firstname.lastname@example.org +---
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