Stories for Sep. 30, 2008

From a blog post that launched a thousand rumors, comes confirmation that Adobe is, in fact, creating a way to bring Flash content to the iPhone. Here is an excerpt from their official statement during a recent “town hall”: “Upon a direct question from the audience, […] Read more »

Upcoming Events

Fortune has an article on an upcoming ruling by the Copyright Royalty Board where artists are proposing a 6 cent (66%) hike in the per-track royalties they receive for digital music retail sales. Needless to say, Apple is not happy with this situation and has indicated […] Read more »

[qi:004] Cable providers rate poorly on both customer service and pricing, but thanks to their speedy broadband service, they have so far managed to score more customers than the phone companies, according to a survey out today from research firm CFI Group. The survey, which quizzed […] Read more »

loading external resource

The office of San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom said today that it has received 19 responses to its request for information to electrify the city’s fleet. The responders include electric car players, like Better Place and ZAP, huge consultancies, like Booz Allen Hamilton, and a number of unknowns. Read more »

Nokia quietly announced yesterday it is refocusing its business mobility business by stopping development and marketing of the "behind-the-firewall business mobility solutions".  “We have very strong relationships with industry leadingenterprise technology partners such as Cisco and Microsoft, as well asa broad range of operator and retail […] Read more »

Batteries are the barrier to more buildings having wireless sensor networks that can help cut energy consumption, GreenPeak CEO and founder Cees Links says. Sensor networks need power to run, but batteries have a limited life and need regular maintenance, which adds to the cost and […] Read more »

As expected, Hollywood is none too happy about RealNetworks’ new RealDVD DVD copying software. So unhappy, in fact, that the Motion Picture Association of America has filed a lawsuit to block it from being sold. The major studios claim that RealDVD violates the Digital Millennium Copyright […] Read more »

We still haven’t seen exactly how secretive EEStor’s ambiguously named Electrical Energy Storage Unit (EESU) works, but the Cedar Park, Texas-based startup has been racking up the technology partners. Light Electric Vehicles Company (LightEVs) says it has signed an exclusive agreement with EEStor to use the […] Read more »

The blogosphere yesterday was in an uproar over the network management practices Sprint disclosed on its web site in conjunction with its launch of the Xohm WiMAX service. But the issue is about more than Sprint throttling traffic on its network during times of congestion; it’s about a consumers’ right to know what happens to their traffic on the network. Read more »

Today, Xcel Energy said it intends to convert a coal-fired power generator in Wisconsin to burn gas derived from biomass. The Bay Front Power Plant in Ashland, Wisc., has three generator units, two of which burn biomass generating 46 megawatts of power while the third, a […] Read more »

FairSoftware, one of the TechCrunch 50 finalists, is up and running and accepting alpha participants (although it’s marked as alpha, registration is open to anyone). The company hopes to give entrepreneurs yet another function they can outsource: that of actually providing a corporate and governance structure. […] Read more »

12,1522,1532,1542,1552,1564,125page 2,154 of 4,125