A report published today by Forfás at the request of the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, and prepared in coordination with Enterprise Ireland and IDA Ireland, highlights the potential Ireland has to become a "global hub" for the gaming industry and identifies steps that need to be taken to ensure success and competitiveness in this sector.
The Dakar Rally, one of the largest off road endurance rallies in the world, has launched from Buenos Aires. The Dakar is now a fully digital event supported by YouTube, Twitter and Facebook pages. You can get live updates on each stage of the challenge on their site and on the official Dakar iPhone/iPod/iPad app. The organisers have also released an online video game to accompany the event.
ITV and Channel 4 are both expected to launch the first commercial video content that can be viewed in the UK via the PlayStation 3 later this week. This follows a similar strategy from the BBC which launched its BBC iPlayer for the PS3 last year.