Stories for Aug. 14, 2008

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Could Kevin Rose, Silicon Valley wunderkind and founder of Digg, Pownce and Revision3, be going green? The Internet entrepreneur proposed a gadget idea on his personal blog recently (hat tip Smart Planet) that could potentially be its own cleantech startup. The idea is a power management […] Read more »

Could Kevin Rose be latest convert from info tech to cleantech? In a recent video blog post, the Digg founder fleshed out an idea for making managing the power consumption of your home’s many gadgets a little more eco-friendly and way more gizmo-geeky. The idea combines […] Read more »

Stories for Aug. 13, 2008

Tesla’s president and CEO Ze’ev Drori has exercised his civic duty via the age-old agent of democracy — the strongly-worded letter. Drori posted a letter on Tesla’s blog to Mary Nichols, Chairperson of the California Air Resources Board, that vehemently disagrees with the Board’s decision to […] Read more »

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Biowaste-to-Fuel Company Files $100M IPO: Changing World Technologies, a company that turns biowaste — like fats, bones, greases, and feathers — filed to raise up to $100 million in an IPO. The company is taking agriculture waste that has often gone back into the animal feed […] Read more »

[qi:004] Liz Miller says that these days all people are talking about is Michael Phelps, the winningest Olympian, and a former presidential candidate’s lover. Eric Schmidt, director of media and advertising evangelism at Microsoft, tells Beet.tv that nearly 2 million people tuned in to watch the […] Read more »

Jeff LaPorte, co-founder and chief architect at EQO Communications, has come-up with an IM Map of the world using his company’s IM interconnect capability, showing each country seems to have a preference for a different IM network. For instance, 77.18 percent of Argentineans love MSN, followed […] Read more »

As the iPhone has shown, carriers are going to have to upgrade their mobile networks to handle the increasing amount of data traffic that will come from users surfing social networks, YouTube and heaven knows what else while on the go. Just please don’t do it […] Read more »

This week I’ve been using an interesting, free Firefox extension called McAfee Site Advisor, which you can download here. While Firefox 3 has new features built into it designed to identify potentially malicious web sites, I’m betting that McAfee has a larger knowledge base about these […] Read more »

Cree, the maker of LED lights and chips, is having its best day on the stock market in nearly six months, rising 16 percent to close at $22.20 after posting fourth-quarter results and issuing a first-quarter forecast late Tuesday that were ahead of Wall Street’s expectations. […] Read more »

I’ve been taking a lot of demos for project management solutions and while some are well-suited for the Web worker who is looking to get a handle on multiple projects, clients and virtual team members (like Basecamp), others are geared more toward the enterprise and aren’t […] Read more »

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