Stories for Nov. 19, 2008

By now Google’s CEO Eric Schmidt has said several times that he’s not interested in the position of Chief Technology Officer in the next administration, but that doesn’t mean he’s stopped giving politically tinged speeches on the topic of energy. Schmidt gave a talk yesterday for […] Read more »

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Move Networks Partners with Permission TV; adaptive streaming company hooks up with online video platform provider to resell integrated services to smaller media companies. (Broadcasting & Cable) ITunes Numbers Still Tiny for NBC; TV by the Numbers says at most, iTunes downloads are less than one […] Read more »

http://www.youtube.com/v/zisx4mLF6Qo&color1=0xb1b1b1&color2=0xcfcfcf&hl=en&fs=1 Hear that noise, traditional magnetic storage? It’s the sound of Solid State Disk technology that’s creeping up behind you. jkkmobile shares news and the above video on Runcore’s new mini-PCIe SSD products, which are fast but won’t totally break the bank. How fast? jkk ran […] Read more »

Well it took long enough! Your favorite blog has finally got its act together and jumped on the social bandwagon! You can now follow TheAppleBlog on Twitter! We won’t be doing anything lame like just streaming our articles directly to our Twitter account…there’s a real, live […] Read more »

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A new service built on top of Twitter by a third party, Twitpay is interesting both in its own right and as an example of the way the Twitter ecosystem continues to grow. You may remember a number of attempts to launch micropayment services a few […] Read more »

Multimedia messaging (MMS) is within reach for iPhone users, or at least that’s what Mobispine AB is saying via press release today. The Stockholm-based mobile services company currently provides white lable RSS reader and Desktop SMS and MMS solutions to companies looking to get their own […] Read more »

Meraki, the Google and Sequoia-backed startup that focuses on citywide Wi-Fi networks, hasn’t let the demise of municipal Wi-Fi halt its efforts to make money or make the wireless network technology available in more places. It has scaled back considerably on its visions of open source, […] Read more »

Corn-based ethanol has been crashing with the economy, but the prospects for cellulosic ethanol seem a little brighter — SunEthanol, based in Hadley, Mass., says it’s pulled in $25 million in a Series B round, and changed its name to boot. Now known as Qteros, after […] Read more »

We knew we weren’t going to have to wait too long for Snow Leopard (10.6) to make its appearance on store shelves, but according to MacRumors, things just got a little more specific courtesy of a slide from a conference presentation. Apple’s Director of Engineering for […] Read more »

Now that Yahoo co-founder and CEO Jerry Yang has finally stepped aside, removing what many saw as one of the main barriers to bringing the two companies together, Microsoft should re-ignite acquisition talks with the company. But that’s not the only reason. There are plenty of […] Read more »

If at first you don’t succeed… After a failed first attempt, video search company Blinkx announced today that is once again making an offer to buy pay-per-click ad company MIVA. Read more »

Now before you go and get yourself tied up in knots over that title let me state that I love tethering and find it very useful.  That’s why I was quite surprised and taken aback by an article posted by Mike Elgan recently on Computerworld that […] Read more »

[qi:009] A report prepared for The Broadband Forum by research firm Point Topic and released today says that there are now 400 million broadband subscribers worldwide. In 1998, there were only 57,200 subscribers — that’s growth of nearly 600,000 percent. I was there — chronicling the […] Read more »

[qi:012] Updated: Katie over on Earth2Tech just tipped me off to President-elect Barack Obama’s CTO web site a web site dedicated to President-elect Obama’s pick for CTO. This site was set up by a company called Front Seat using the free version of User Voice’s social […] Read more »

Quantance, a San Mateo, Calif.-based chip firm, has raised a $12 million second round of funding to build a component part that will make cell phone data reception better by boosting the signal the phone sends to the base station. Read more »

President-Elect Barack Obama reaffirmed his commitment to addressing climate change this week, asserting that “few challenges facing America – and the world – are more urgent.” But the speech was notable for skirting that other urgent challenge facing the world: its tanking economy. Read more »

[qi:046] KPN and FTTH operator Reggefiber say theyare planning to roll out a fiber-to-the-home network that could cost as much as 7 billion euros. The network might take up to seven years to build out and is going to cover pretty much every part of the […] Read more »

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