Stories for Sep. 18, 2008

Written by Liane Cassavoy I completely understand the desire to link your computer to your HDTV. But my enthusiasm for the concept has waned a bit more with each media extender — devices that allow you to view content from your PC on your TV — […] Read more »

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iPhone Dev Process – Some really great insight from developer Mike Ash on the whole development and app store submission process for NetAwake. Zero-Day Exploit Code For Quicktime Posted – Supposedly Apple has ignored a submitted vulnerability and in turn the person who found the vulnerability […] Read more »

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  Here’s the end-of-the-day portion of the show that many of us have been waiting for all day: the Launchpad, where a dozen startups get a few minutes to convince us they rock. Here are our lovely judges. All four scored each presenter and one offered […] Read more »

Guardian Lists Europe’s Cleantech 100: While we’ve mapped the top 101 cleantech startups in the U.S., to see who’s who in European cleantech check out the Guardian’s interactive list – Guardian. E-Waste Laws Too Lax, Feds Tell Congress: The Government Accountability Office reported to Congress that […] Read more »

We’re rounding out the panels with a gathering of VCs. Venture funding for mobile has been energized by the iPhone App Store and other recent developments, but what are the opportunities for a venture-backed big-time success between mobile apps, mobile web efforts and various business models? […] Read more »

Without carriers and their data networks, mobile applications wouldn’t be possible. So let’s show them some love, says Chetan Sharma, of Chetan Sharma Consulting, the moderator of the panel. The consensus is that mobile data is becoming more important to carriers and it’s growing every year. […] Read more »

At a panel at GigaOM’s Mobilize conference today, representatives from MySpace and Facebook both said they saw emerging opportunities to bring video uploads to cell phones. Here are my notes: John Faith, General Manager and VP, MySpace Mobile, MySpace: Opportunities in mobile: Right now it’s all […] Read more »

Membranes that take less energy to clean water — that’s the idea behind Los Angeles-based startup NanoH2O’s technology, and why the company was able to announce a round of $15 million from Oak Investment Partners and Khosla Ventures. NanoH2O, which raised $5 million last year from […] Read more »

Alright, so we wouldn’t exactly call the wireless broadband standard WiMAX “hip.” But it’s gaining traction with the alternative/disruptive companies and carriers, while the competing standard LTE (Long Term Evolution) is being taken up by the dominant cell phone companies. That’s a general overview of the […] Read more »

For the mobile social networking panel, I thought it might be helpful to condense the various remarks each speaker made to sum up their particular social network’s take on mobile. Not to say the panelists weren’t talking to each other as well, but I think their […] Read more »

At the GigaOM Mobilize conference just now, Chamath Palihapitiya of Facebook just gave a little indication of what’s next on the company’s product roadmap. Palihapitiya, Facebook’s VP of Growth, Mobile and International was serving on a panel about mobile social networking, when an audience member commented […] Read more »

Gov. Sarah Palin’s record and political positions have been under close examination over the past few weeks, and as a result, a startling number of inconsistencies have emerged. For example — did she enjoy her send-up at Tina Fey’s hands on last Saturday’s SNL? She definitely […] Read more »

Chetan Sharma of Chetan Sharma Consulting: Let’s talk about the user experience. What does it mean to you in a product that gives you that zen moment for user experience? John SanGiovanni, Zumobi: We look at the user experience as built on the cognitive theories of […] Read more »

Fuel cells, whether they’re made for your car or your cell phone, always seem just around the corner, but MTI MicroFuel Cells hopes to put full cells in your hand soon. The company announced today that it has improved the power performance of its Mobion chip […] Read more »

Rich Miner, Google’s Group Manager for Mobile Platforms, says no one party should control the future of the mobile platform. Period. With two decades of mobile experience under his belt, including co-founding Android, Google’s mobile platform, Miner should know. At his previous job at carrier Orange […] Read more »

Kevin and I have been conducting interviews from the floor of the Mobilize 08 conference in San Francisco.  You can catch the afternoon interviews live online and there’s no telling what you might see.  This morning we spoke with Symbian about their plans in the US […] Read more »

I’m taking a quick lunch break and pondering what I’ve heard so far. I keep coming back to one central theme: open. I’ve interviewed nearly a dozen companies so far and "open" keeps cropping into the conversations. A few years ago, everything was company-centric and propriatary. […] Read more »

SlideRocket, the online presentation designer and manager we raved about back in March has flipped opened their doors and entered an open public beta phase. SlideRocket offers an extremely impressive set of tools for creating and distributing presentations, and as they move into this next phase […] Read more »

I see that UMPC Portal has an Medion Akoya Mini writeup after ten-weeks of using the netbook. Aside  from a few small differences, that’s essentially the same device as the MSI Wind I brought with me to San Francisco. This little workhorse is holding up really […] Read more »

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