Stories for Jan. 19, 2009

As President-elect Barack Obama is sworn in at 11:30 am in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday afternoon, the world is officially welcoming a dramatic shift in U.S. policy and federal support for renewable energy and the fight for climate change. It’s a shift that is coming at […] Read more »

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Looks like Comcast’s new network management plan is drawing the ire of competing Voice over IP providers and the scrutiny of federal regulators. The plan, which is detailed here, basically slows bandwidth hogs broadband speeds during times of congestion at a particular node. Apparently, it also […] Read more »

Ustream just let us know that Apple has approved its live-streaming application for the iPhone. This isn’t a huge breakthrough, since the video is only available over Wi-Fi and not 3G, but it’s a nice bit of timing for the startup given the demand expected for […] Read more »

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OTCBB-traded kids media company GoFish is changing its name and altering its business model. The company, which has offices in San Francisco… Read more »

In the lull between Christmas and New Years, Intel released its new Q9000 quad-core mobile processor, and PC maker Acer almost simultaneously its Q9000-powered Aspire 8930G-7665 “extreme gaming” and multimedia notebook computer with an 18″ 1920 x 1080 pixel 16:9 aspect ratio display. Many Mac notebook […] Read more »

It’s not a good sign when an oil-rich emirate questions the economic viability of a massive offshore wind farm that’s already lost an investor. Masdar, the Abu Dhabi-backed cleantech group, told Reuters today that it’s reviewing the feasability of the 1,000-megawatt London Array, the world’s largest […] Read more »

White label video provider Fliqz has raised $6 million in a Series C round of funding led by Triangle Peak Partners and joined by existing investor Mohr Davidow Ventures. According to Fliqz CEO Benjamin Wayne, this brings the total amount of funding the company has received […] Read more »

I’m obsessed with Cloud Computing. So at this week’s Macworld, the moment Phil Schiller announced the availability of iWork.com Beta, I was all over it, practically foaming at the mouth as I feverishly bashed the URL into Safari. Read more »

[qi:004] Updated: Verizon Wireless is going to launch a femtocell device on Jan. 25 that would allow you to get better coverage on your Verizon wireless line. Of course, you will need to pony up $250 for a femtocell gizmo, perhaps pay an additional monthly fee […] Read more »

Change has come… to YouTube, which started rolling out the option of downloading certain videos instead of just streaming them. Google’s Lawrence Lessig broke the news on his blog over the weekend. By all accounts, it seems as though the downloads are limited to videos from […] Read more »

Video Now an Important Reference Tool; Google-shmoogle, YouTube is an important source of information for a new generation of infoseekers. (The New York Times) Pope Getting His Own YouTube Channel; will feature text and videos of the pontiff’s speeches as well as news. (The Associated Press) […] Read more »

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