Stories for Jan. 15, 2009

Motorola (NYSE: MOT) announced today that is shedding another 4,000 jobs on top of the 3,000 announced last quarter, and reported preliminar… Read more »

Call it World of Greencraft: At a recent climate change conference at sponsored by Stanford University, Byron Reeves, a professor there, proposed an unlikely marriage of online gaming and consumer smart meters. Instead of just displaying incremental changes in energy consumption on the homeowner’s PC as […] Read more »

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Stories for Jan. 14, 2009

Google Video‘s sad saga has nearly come to an end. But Google for some reason still hasn’t completely pulled the plug. Amidst a slew of product cuts on Wednesday, the company said the service would stop accepting video uploads “in a few months.” An FAQ is […] Read more »

Is Steve Jobs ill or not? That’s been the dominant question surrounding Apple (NSDQ: AAPL) for much of the last year, even as the iPhone has… Read more »

When President-elect Barack Obama asked Congress to delay the transition that will force broadcasters to switch from analog TV signals to digital ones last week, we noted that the move could cause trouble for companies planning to use the newly available spectrum for new technologies. I’ve […] Read more »

Last year might have been a record year for cleantech investing, but the first half of 2009 will be a lot more “subdued,” according to research from New Energy Finance. While New Energy Finance said that global clean energy investing figures hit a new high of […] Read more »

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If I could take my iPhone and turn it into a mobile TV, I’d be in heaven. That hasn’t happened yet, but the latest version of i.TV — a free application you can find in Apple’s App Store — tries to help. The recently-released Version 1.2 […] Read more »

It didn’t take long for those folks at Akihabara News to get a real Sony Vaio P of their very own.  There’s an advantage for being located in Japan when it comes to Sony stuff.  They have posted a bunch of unboxing photos as they opened […] Read more »

Identi.ca’s plans to build an open-source alternative to Twitter got a vote of confidence this week with an investment from the VCs at Montreal Start Up. While the amount of the financing wasn’t disclosed, Montreal Start Up Managing Partner John Stokes said the firm invests between […] Read more »

Say Good-bye to Your Big Plasma: EU officials may outlaw the largest plasma TV models under new energy performance requirements. — NYT’s Green Inc. Going Negative: Global carbon emissions will have to drop to near zero by 2050 and “go negative” after that to avoid the […] Read more »

Motionbox, which has carved out a nice spot in the market for its paid personal video-sharing service, has raised $6 million in a Series C round led by Constellation Ventures and including Canaan Partners and SAS Investors. Alongside the round, the New York City-based company said […] Read more »

Despite the economic downturn, many of us web workers still travel frequently, and that means dealing with always unpredictable airports, airplanes, weather conditions at destinations, and more. I’ve written before about a few of the sites that can ease the whole process, and one of them, […] Read more »

And now for some good news: Starting today, Salon Media, the San Francisco, Calif.-based publisher of Salon.com, will syndicate content from our growing network of blogs. The content will be featured on Salon’s technology section, with The GigaOM Network offered as a specifically curated channel. Joey […] Read more »

It’s a device that originated while most of today’s tech generation were just learning to walk, and it took the world by storm. Of course I’m talking about Nintendo’s Gameboy. The nice monochromatic display, the flat gray casing, and who would forget the monolithic size of […] Read more »

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