UBUBU June 26 officially launches its UBUBU Universe product, software that turns a user's PC into a what looks to be a 3-D Web navigation interface. UBUBU Universe places a picture of a planet on users' desktops that can be populated with icons for users' favorite or most-visited Web sites; icons link to the sites when clicked. UBUBU has signed about 75 partners, including Amazon.com, Barnes & Noble
, BBC America, Eddie Bauer Inc., Marvel Enterprises and the World Wrestling Federation. Investors include Arts Alliance and Advanced Technology Ventures.
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