Stories for Feb. 18, 2009

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At Earth2Tech, we’ve been poring over business plans and PowerPoint presentations for the past few weeks, searching for innovative young companies that are leveraging Internet and computing technologies to fight climate change to present at the upcoming Green:Net Launchpad on March 24. Given the overwhelming response, […] Read more »

We’ve been poring over business plans and PowerPoint presentations for the past few weeks, searching for innovative young companies that are leveraging Internet and computing technologies to fight climate change. Given the overwhelming response, our mission has been to whittle down the many good candidates to […] Read more »

OVGuide.com, an aggregator for video sites, raised $5 million from Baroda Ventures, the investment firm of David Bohnett, founder of GeoCities, who is also acting as OVGuide’s CEO. OVGuide says it uses a combination of video search and editorial to index video sites and their offerings. […] Read more »

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At the Mobile World Congress trade show in Barcelona today, the next-generation 4G wireless service finally got some respect, with AT&T saying it will likely deploy the Long Term Evolution (LTE) standard in 2011 rather than in 2012 and Verizon choosing vendors for its upcoming LTE […] Read more »

San Francisco will this morning be touting its plans to install electric vehicle charging stations in the city. At 10 a.m., Mayor Gavin Newsom and electric vehicle charging station developer Coulomb Technologies are having a media event at San Francisco City Hall at which they will […] Read more »

Hulu has pulled its content from rival television content portal TV.com, CNET has confirmed. Hulu’s decision to do so comes at a time when TV.com is on the rise, and Hulu must brace a potentially exclusive-less future. According to Nielsen, since TV.com relaunched to become more […] Read more »

There are plenty of offerings in the App Store to track your finances on the go. So Midnight Apps’ Cha-Ching Touch is just another addition to a crowded space then, right? Not exactly. Besides bringing their stunning user interface and ease of use to the iPhone/iPod […] Read more »

Updated: Users of social networks choose where to spend their time based on factors entirely outside of those such as uptime and reliability, according to report issued Tuesday (PDF link) by Pingdom, a service that tracks web site uptime and optimization for companies. Not that such […] Read more »

I’ve been on a time management kick lately with posts about reducing my side project overload, managing my time through better prioritization of activities and using Harvest to track my time. One of the things I learned from tracking my time more closely is that I […] Read more »

Comcast, the nation’s largest cable operator, beat earnings and sales expectations for the fourth quarter, but still managed to disappoint when it came to the number of new subscribers for television and broadband services. Comcast this morning reported earnings of $412 million on sales of $8.77 […] Read more »

Whatever its track record with alternative-fuel vehicles, General Motors is not giving short shrift to the 2010 Chevrolet Volt — at least not when it comes to making a case for financial viability. In the plan submitted to feds today, the struggling automaker pledged to develop […] Read more »

Stories for Feb. 17, 2009

Alcatel-Lucent has formed the ng Connect Program, a multi-industry initiative dedicated to “establishing a rich and diverse ecosystem of inf… Read more »

If the energy-using devices in buildings were made to act the way a swarm of bees, a school of fish or a flock of birds do, we could significantly cut our energy consumption and reduce carbon emissions. At least that’s the theory behind Toronto-based startup Regen […] Read more »

Australian incumbent Telstra has launched a new mobile user interface that allows users to customize their phone’s home screen and reduce th… Read more »

Current Media has chosen Paul Levine as its new president of new media. We don’t usually post about new hires, but this one seems notable because Current has long lagged in taking advantage of the opportunity it has to meld the web and television. Levine seems […] Read more »

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