Biz Bits

Travel publication to launch eNewsletter


Where, a travel source published by Morris Visitor Publications, is celebrating its 75th anniversary with a year-long celebration.

The celebration will begin with the launch of a new eNewsletter, taking inside information from each location and sending it to subscribers' inboxes.

The eNewsletter will begin in nine cities: Chicago, Oahu, Atlanta, New York, Las Vegas, San Francisco, Miami, Orlando and Washington, D.C.

Other promotions planned for the year include vacation giveaways and local events across the globe.

"We are excited to reach this significant milestone," said William S. Morris III, the chairman and CEO of Morris Communications, parent company of the Where brand. "In these economic times, it is no small feat to build a thriving local brand -- we are proud that Where has remained strong for 75 years."

Fox Business channel broadcasting in Aiken

Aiken-area subscribers of Atlantic Broadband now have another source for business news with the addition of the Fox Business network to the company's digital service.

The station has been added for viewers in Aiken, Barnwell, Bamberg and Allendale counties, according to a press release from the cable company.

Fox Business can be found on channel 100, and broadcasts business news 24 hours a day.

Sam McGill, Aiken general manager, said it is one of the more requested channels.

AT&T drops price tag of older iPhone to $49

DALLAS --- AT&T Inc. will start selling the previous-generation iPhone -- the iPhone 3GS -- for $49 starting Friday to customers who buy the smart phone with a two-year service contract and data plan.

The wireless company, which is the exclusive U.S. carrier for the iPhone, made the announcement Thursday. AT&T said it will include iPhone 3GS devices sold through AT&T and Apple.

The iPhone 3GS was released by Cupertino, Calif.-based Apple Inc. in 2009 and had been sold for $99 by AT&T and Apple since the release of the iPhone 4 last June.

AT&T is selling refurbished iPhone 3GS on its Web site for as low as $49.

-- From staff and wire reports