Stories for Jan. 13, 2009

The first thing I want to say about this resource is that it is a little out of the ordinary. Incredibly useful, but different in that its obvious target is students. I’m not pitching it as a resource for students, although it does satisfy that job […] Read more »

Today, graphics chipmaker Nvidia said it expects its fourth-quarter sales to come in 40-50 percent lower than the $897.7 million it posted in the third quarter. That puts its revenue estimate between $448.9 million and $538.6 million — a huge drop from last year’s record-setting fourth-quarter […] Read more »

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President-elect Obama will reportedly name Julius Genachowski as the new chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, replacing Kevin Martin. Genachowski will have to work hard to shift the focus away from incumbents telecommunication providers, and to come up with a broadband strategy befitting a country that has long been a technology leader and innovator. Instead of focusing on today’s access technologies of DSL and cable, the new FCC must focus on nurturing future opportunities. We’ve talked to some of our most trusted sources to come up with a detailed technology and broadband task list for the new administration to tackle. Read more »

If you’ve got young children, chances are they’re already quite adept at using the computer. This is a new generation of wired little ones, and we’ve got our work cut out for us as we attempt to stay ahead of them. I’ll wager that you’re more […] Read more »

The Supreme Court decided yesterday that it was not going to hear the case of Cablevision vs. the Hollywood networks and studios over remote storage DVRs. Instead, the high court asked the Justice Department to weigh in on whether Cablevision’s proposed centralized video recording service would […] Read more »

[qi:110] Aster Data Systems, a Redwood City, Calif-based startup that makes data warehousing software, has raised $12 million in new funding from JAFCO Ventures along with participation from existing investors Sequoia Capital, Cambrian Ventures and First Round Capital. The company had previously raised $10 million in […] Read more »

Colaab is a brand-spanking-new web app in the design and content review space. The app is not about project or task management. It’s for real-time or asynchronous collaborative work on files (documents, images, videos, and even websites). It’s ideal for remote collaboration if you work in […] Read more »

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If your core business is making corn ethanol, you’ve got to evolve. Companies producing ethanol made from corn are canceling plant plans and struggling to stay afloat. Poet is one of the larger corn ethanol makers, and it has been trying its hand at producing next-generation […] Read more »

European newspaper publisher Mecom has sold its German newspapers, including the Berliner Zeitung and Hamburger Morgenpost, to Cologne-based… Read more »

It’s Always Sunny in Hulu-delphia…until it isn’t. The beloved video portal recently yanked virtually the entire three seasons of the FX show It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia from its service, prompting users to bomb Twitter with negative feedback. To its credit, Hulu ‘fessed up and said […] Read more »

Unlike most hard protective cases that typically consist of separate front and back parts, the Power Support Air Jacket for iPhone 3G is a single plastic case for only the back of an iPhone 3G. Available in either black or clear, the black version is notable […] Read more »

A massive cauldron of bubbling construction debris doesn’t seem that valuable, but a group of investors that are backing waste-to-power startup Ze-gen certainly think it could be. This morning, Ze-gen said it has raised $20 million in a Series B financing from Middle Eastern industrial conglomerate […] Read more »

Any downed poles in your neighborhood in the last winter storm? Montreal’s Enerkem may be interested. The biofuel startup, which plans to make cellulosic ethanol using wood from used electricity poles, said yesterday that its first commercial-scale plant is within a few months of starting production. The […] Read more »

We’ve all read the ugly news: some 500,000 jobs lost in December, and layoffs happening all over the tech industry. And while the solar industry may be the darling of the media, venture capitalists and policy-makers, it isn’t immune to job losses. In fact, it seems […] Read more »

Stories for Jan. 12, 2009

Why Little Guys Threaten the Big Three: Technology levels the playing field for a latecomer to the auto industry, China’s BYD, to compete with established manufacturers in the race to market an electric car. — Wall Street Journal Audi’s Diesel Bet: While other automakers have gone […] Read more »

Last week, President-elect Obama suggested that the country push back the upcoming nationwide switch to digital TV (DTV) on Feb. 17. After bailing out banks, Wall Street and the automotive industry, would such a move just be bailing out procrastinators? Nielsen reported in December that 7.8 […] Read more »

Will $500 Million LG Deal Pay Off in New Screens Soon? – By now, you may have heard of the extremely lucrative $500 million dollar deal Apple recently struck with Korean electronics heavyweight LG. That deal most definitely includes LCD screen panels, but it’s not yet […] Read more »

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