A U.K. paper has reported that the thumb is now the most dexterous digit in many people under age 25. The physical change is blamed on the use of hand-held devices such as mobile phones and game-playing units.
Konami's "Metal Gear Solid Mobile" game is earning high marks from the mobile-gaming industry for its impressive graphics and quality game-playing experience. The game will be available exclusively to Verizon Wireless customers, via download, for three months before becoming available to other carriers.
As Kmart struggles to recover from bankruptcy, the retailer has launched a new marketing campaign featuring Chaka Kahn, BeBe Winans and Jose Feliciano. "African Americans tend to be the most brand-loyal, and Hispanics are more brand-loyal than whites," says one analyst. The retailer said it hopes increased business from the ads will help during its reorganization.