Stories for Nov. 22, 2008

Just a little over a year ago, Honeyshed launched its beta site, promising to blend the merchandise-moving capabilities of QVC with the video stylings of MTV. We weren’t fans of it then (to put it mildly), but with the site officially out of beta as of […] Read more »

Stories for Nov. 21, 2008

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In these perilous economic times, the layoff memos often follow a familiar refrain: “We have cut costs by 20 percent. That gives us an additional year’s runway. Or two.” But while yes, companies can cut costs and prolong their survival, when it comes to startups, just because they can doesn’t mean they should. Read more »

We’d like to say thanks to this month’s GigaNET sponsors: Volo Media: Download a free white paper on advertising insertion, measurement, targeting and campaign management for downloadable audio and video Peer1: Free Flip Video when you sign up for a hosting plan Ironscale Managed Hosting: Why […] Read more »

Hopefully Benjamin Disraeli will posthumously forgive me for the major abuse of his quote (made famous by Mark Twain), but the fine folks over at the Omni Group gave us all a sneak peek into some very interesting data they’ve been allowed by users to collect […] Read more »

Fisker Automotive announced plans today to use a four-cylinder General Motors engine in its Fisker Karma, a four-door plug-in hybrid shown in prototype at the Detroit auto show back in January. The gas-powered engine would kick in on trips exceeding the electric battery’s 50-mile range, according to […] Read more »

There were several important updates on the browser front this week, from Mozilla, Microsoft and Google. From where I sit, there is very healthy competition going on in the browser market right now, and if you’re a web worker who favors only one browser, there may […] Read more »

At the SC 08 show that ends today in Austin, I was struck by how much the lines between supercomputing and corporate computing have blurred. The show even had a panel on high-performance computing and cloud computing! But after visiting with vendors of all types and […] Read more »

Cleantech industry insiders are hailing the selection of Rep. Henry Waxman (D-Calif.) as chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee as a win for the environment. In a secret ballot, the House of Representatives on Thursday voted 137-122 for Waxman to replace former chairman John […] Read more »

Apple TV 2.3 was not enough. They could not stop at iPhone OS 2.2. Apple had to introduce the perfect storm of updates to impact users of all their systems and devices by unleashing Quicktime H.264 Compatibility Update (now at version 7.5.5) and iTunes 8.0.2 (plus […] Read more »

A couple days ago I posted an entry about Mozilla’s new Fashion Your Firefox add-on promotional campaign. Among the apps listed was one that I nearly overlooked, but that now strikes me as indispensable. It’s called Thumbstrips, and it’s a product of Intuit Labs, an innovative […] Read more »

[qi:076] Three years ago, when John Battelle and Chas Edwards met with me for a cup of coffee across the street from the old Business 2.0 offices in downtown San Francisco, their company, Federated Media, was still in its infancy, and our company, Giga Omni Media, […] Read more »

The security of your Mac can fall into a few different categories. One such category would be that of preventing data loss (i.e. making regular backups). Apple has helped to make this easy in recent years with the inclusion of Time Machine in OS X. Another […] Read more »

While I found this earlier in the week, Gabe and Max are so stylish that their style resonates for days. Here is the second installment of their Tips on Man Style for Details Magazine. Use them as you get ready to hit the town tonight! And […] Read more »

Massachusetts battery developer A123 Systems may be best known for its work on lithium-ion batteries for hybrid and electric vehicles, but the company is also working on energy storage systems for electric utilities. This week, the startup announced the installation of its first Hybrid Ancillary Power […] Read more »

The annual Thanksgiving holiday in the US is coming up next week – and a lot of web workers are preparing to take some downtime away from their computers as a result. Before you go, though, why not take a few minutes to participate in our […] Read more »

Computing giant IBM and French electric utility EDF will together research ways to boost the efficiency of power plants and modernize electricity infrastructure, IBM announced today. The collaboration puts them in the thick of what’s known as the smart grid industry, a potentially $65 billion market […] Read more »

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