Stories for Oct. 14, 2008

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This is where I’m supposed to write a bunch of stuff about who I am and why you should read my articles until your eyes bleed. You can read something about me on my author’s page, but here is much more detailed and specific information: I […] Read more »

Embedded advertising firm MirriAd has raised £2 million pounds in its second round of funding. The Guilford, Surrey-based company is using… Read more »

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Today Apple unveiled its newest line of MacBook notebooks, and in addition to being the fastest and glassiest notebook yet, it’s Apple’s greenest computer ever. The entire line of MacBooks now meets Energy Star 4.0, EPEAT Gold and RoHS environmental standards. The new MacBooks also got […] Read more »

Notably absent from today’s laptop announcements regarding the new MacBook line was the 17″ MacBook Pro. Well, it wasn’t truly absent, because it was refreshed. The new configuration is definitely sweeter than before; for the same price as yesterday’s base model ($2,799) you now get:  A […] Read more »

Silver Spring Networks Appoints CFO: Smart grid startup Silver Spring Networks today announced the appointment of Warren Jenson as Chief Financial Officer – Press Release. Wave Energy Device Successfully Tested: Researchers from OSU, Columbia Power Technologies and the U.S. Navy’s facilities engineering command are one step […] Read more »

Jacob Jakob Nielsen knows web users. The Nielsen/Norman Group, which he co-founded, has tested thousands of sites. It’s watched more than 3,000 users try to perform tasks online, even following their eyes to see where they look. And he has some frightening news: Nobody looks at picture […] Read more »

Neal Dikeman, CEO of Carbonflow and a partner at Jane Capital, offered up some impassioned words of wisdom for the optimistic cleantech VCs in Silicon Valley over at the Cleantech Blog yesterday: For all the talk of a green boom in the midst of the downturn, […] Read more »

I’ve written about ADrive before here. For some time now, it’s been trouncing the other free online file storage services in terms of sheer capacity offered at no cost. It continues to offer 50GB of storage for free, while many other free services max out at […] Read more »

You’ve likely heard enough today about expensive laptops and need to hear about some netbook goodness.  Laptop Magazine’s netbook diva Joanna Stern has you covered with a hands on look at the new Samsung NC10 netbook.  Joanna spends some quality time with the $499 10-inch Samsung […] Read more »

By now Sequoia’s “RIP” slide deck and the ensuing blog coverage have been consumed by every entrepreneur and investor in the tech universe. It hit a nerve. Perhaps it provided a wake-up call, or simply confirmed people’s worst fears. For first-time entrepreneurs, or for those who […] Read more »

Too bad the convention hall in San Diego housing the Solar Power International convention this week has hardly any sun light. If so we’d be able to watch the innovative solar systems that are crowded into the building in action. Interspersed between giant solar panels from […] Read more »

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