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Archive for September, 2004

Sunday, September 5th, 2004

Review: Join the cafe society and help make me seriously rich

GOODNESS ME , is that the time already? It is the 10th anniversary of the internet cafe. Ten years have passed since Eva Pascoe, an enterprising young Polish woman, capitalised on a popular new hobby by opening Cyberia, the world’s first computer-and-coffee shop, in Whitfield Street, central London. There are now more than 20,000 internet

Sunday, September 5th, 2004

Cybercafe goes cold in the West

The 10th anniversary of a globally transforming technological innovation should have been widely noted and celebrated. Yet 10 years on from when Eva Pascoe, a Polish PhD student studying in London opened Cafe Cyberia, the world’s first...

Thursday, September 2nd, 2004

A decade of Internet cafes ‘The world’s first,’ Cafe Cyberia in London, takes a bow

LONDON: John Major was prime minister of Britain. The Internet, to most people, was like something out of “The Jetsons.” “Latte” was Italian for “milk,” not American for “coffee.”Ten years ago on Wednesday, Cafe Cyberia, billed as...