Stories for Jul. 25, 2008

Nokia and Qualcomm buried the hatchet this week, deciding to settle matters out of court and become friends. While the details of the settlement aren’t clear, The Wall Street Journal reports that as a result of this settlement, Nokia will pay less to Qualcomm. The deal […] Read more »

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There seems to be a lot more media attention covering “cow power,” than actual viable cow power plants out there. But a team of researchers at the University of Texas at Austin say that biogas made from manure could provide as much as 3 percent of […] Read more »

Stories for Jul. 24, 2008

Hulu CTO Eric Feng rolled into NewTeeVee HQ this morning to give us an update on what the company has been up to since launching in March. He told us a little bit about audience engagement (users are spending more than an hour on the site), […] Read more »

Today at Comic-Con, the Cartoon Network announced FusionFall, which it described as “the first AAA, browser-based massively multiplayer online game (MMOG).” (The “AAA” qualification is probably meant to distinguish it from low-budget, web-based MMOGs like Runescape.) Set to be released this fall, the game will incorporate […] Read more »

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Good luck getting anyone on this panel to say mobile is heading toward a bust, but you have to give the organizers props for at least raisin… Read more »

You may have noticed problems with the site this afternoon, particularly with the commenting system.  TypePad had network problems creating this situation and we were also prevented from posting any new articles.  This is why we didn’t inform you of the system-wide problem while it was […] Read more »

Gas, Oil, Wind and Wave All Want Offshore Space: Wind companies have been trying for years to secure offshore locations but now with a new push to open up American shores for drilling, the federal government is trying to streamline the process – MarketWatch. Arctic Oil […] Read more »

What could be better than a well-known vlogger doing an acoustic cover of MIA’s Paper Planes? Clearly, the answer is: three vloggers. YouTube users charlestrippy and sxephil joined davedays for a slightly nerdier, but adorable new take on the track. And in the world of politics, […] Read more »

Intel, the world’s largest chip maker, is spreading its R&D efforts far outside of its server and PC kingdom. The company has just launched a new line of products that will combine four processors onto a single chip, reducing both power consumption and the footprint required […] Read more »

While it was initially announced in December 2007 and covered on our parent blog GigaOm, Google has just released its Knol service to the public. As noted on the Google Operating System blog, Knol appears at first glance to have a lot in common with Wikipedia–a […] Read more »

Updated with details from the conference call after the jump: Juniper has officially announced that Kevin Johnson is going to the CEO, Scott Kirens is going to be chairman. The lack of response from their PR department shows that they are woefully out of date in […] Read more »

U.S. biofuel policy will determine the fate of a very diverse group of companies in that space, from the first generation, which produces fuel from corn and soy beans, to the next generation, which is working on fuel made from feedstocks like waste and algae. Both […] Read more »

Vimeo got itself into serious hot water with some of its users this week. Citing concerns over copyright infringement, file size, and the fact that the service was intended as “a place to share video with friends and family,” company Community Director Blake Whitman announced that […] Read more »

The OLPC has captured the hearts and imaginations of us for some time and fueled the original cheap mini-notebook dream.  The original dream of a $200 laptop for children quickly caught fire and Nicholas Negroponte has seen the OLPC program grow and grow.  Our buddy Om […] Read more »

AgencyTool – a directory of creative agencies currently focused on website design companies – has a free resource that web workers may find useful: the Web Design Dashboard. “Dashboard” seems like not quite the right time: it’s a set of organized links covering many of the […] Read more »

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