Stories for Jan. 8, 2009

Apple’s iPod Touch devices might have been a hot gift over the holidays, according the data released by AdMob, a mobile advertising start-up. Apparently the iPod Touch requests more than tripled worldwide from November to December, with a particularly large spike in requests the week after […] Read more »

New York Governor David Paterson set some lofty goals for energy efficiency and renewable power in his first state of the state address yesterday, aiming to cut electricity use by 15 percent and raise the Renewable Portfolio Standard to 30 percent by 2015 in the Empire […] Read more »

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Congressman Edward Markey, a key proponent of net neutrality and online privacy, will leave his position on the committee that deals with telecommunications regulation to chair the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy and the Environment. House watchers had expected Markey to remain on the […] Read more »

Many of you will have seen images of the original Modbook – it’s a customized tablet style MacBook, with a host of hardware additions and a touch sensitive screen. The makers of the Modbook, Axiotron, have announced the addition of the Modbook Pro to their lineup. The […] Read more »

[qi:012] Sun Microsystems has acquired Q-Layer, a Belgium-based infrastructure management company that has technology to automate the deployment and management of both public and private clouds, for an undisclosed amount of money. This is a smart tactical move, and Q-Layer also gives Sun some strategic assets […] Read more »

Solar service provider SunEdison and real estate company Developers Diversified Realty Corp launched a solar rooftop program yesterday that could yield up to 259 megawatts of solar generating capacity at U.S. shopping malls. Under an agreement announced yesterday, SunEdison will rent space to deploy photovoltaic systems […] Read more »

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Updated: Verizon is following the herd with an improved broadband backup and sharing product for home PCs announced today. Just drag and drop your files into a folder on your PC, and Verizon will store them online for you — no matter who provides your broadband. […] Read more »

10:34-  admitted and seated waiting for Palm press event to kick off.  They have a giant screen showing traveling-related images.  Could be a forebear for the message?  Seating is very nice for a press event and there is a very strange bag on the stage about […] Read more »

Bush Takes a Pass on MPG Rulemaking: The Bush administration has forfeit the job of raising fuel-efficiency targets to President-elect Obama’s incoming team, citing “recent financial difficulties of the automobile industry.” — Washington Post Solaria Gears Up for 100MW Production: Spire will supply Solaria Energia with […] Read more »

Wednesday at Macworld Expo marked a distinct change from the hectic activity around the keynote and the open of the show floor. The big news today was the announcement of the Best of Show awards from Macworld. The products recognized this year are… Best of Macworld […] Read more »

UPDATED After we posted a story about a possible delay in the DTV transition earlier today, President-elect Obama’s transition team asked Congress to push back the DTV switch date. More on that and a statement from Rep. Markey at the end of the original post. With […] Read more »

Today is officially the start of the CES proper and in true journalistic fashion Kevin and I have split up and are at the two different venues.  Kevin is in the main Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC) and I am ensconced in the Sands Expo Center.  […] Read more »

Tata Motors wants to build a micro-hybrid version of the Tata Nano, the $2,500 “people’s car” unveiled last year and slated (for now) to enter production in 2009. While the Indian auto giant has encountered a series of delays for the Nano — most of them […] Read more »

It’s not often I get something fairly correct when thinking about future mobile technology, so I’m going to bask in this news for all of 60 seconds. Qualcomm is demonstrating the Android platform running on their Snapdragon platform. I figured this was a good combo due […] Read more »

For those of you who have dabbled with website design and development, you may be interested to know that OS X is bundled by default with the Apache web server. This allows you to easily develop websites on your own computer without the need to invest […] Read more »

We didn’t hit CES this year (we let the jkOnTheRun guys have all the fun), but thanks to magic of this wonderous thing called the Internet, all the NewTeeVee-related news we need to know is just a click away (and bursting our inboxes). Here are some […] Read more »

Today, Creative announced yet another addition to their venerable Sound Blaster line of products. The device had its debut not at Macworld, but at CES, which, I might remind some of those with Apple tunnel vision, is going on right now in Las Vegas. While desert […] Read more »

After spectrum is freed up by the transition to digital television in mid-February, mobile TV based on Qualcomm’s MediaFLO technology will be available in 100 new markets, a dramatic expansion from the 63 available today. Sure, some of the markets are second-tier, but major ones getting […] Read more »

John Doerr, the prominent cleantech venture capitalist for Kleiner Perkins, gave his standard earnest speech before a Senate Committee hearing on how greentech investing can spur the economy on Wednesday morning. As per usual, he first chided the U.S. for not doing enough to cut carbon […] Read more »

[qi:_newteevee] With the economic downturn in full swing, it’s no surprise people are staying home. And in doing so, they are watching more and more video online. At the same time, the advertising market is slumping, making it harder for online video companies to make money. […] Read more »

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