Stories for Jun. 10, 2008

Aurora Biofuels, an algae-to-biodiesel startup we profiled in our 15 Algae Startups list, said this morning that it’s raised a second round of funding of $20 million; Oak Investment Partners, Gabriel Venture Partners and Noventi were included in the round. Developed at the University of California […] Read more »

Upcoming Events

Project Canoe Gets a CEO; cable’s targeted ad consortium to sell its services to networks, not directly to advertisers. (The Wall Street Journal) Amazon’s Outages Related to New Video Service? BofA analysts speculate that the upcoming pay-per-view streaming system could be causing the downtime. (Bits Blog) […] Read more »

I just received a request from a client asking if there was a site where they could create a page that staff and their board members could access that easily aggregated their media clips. I thought about it for a while, considering recommending a bookmarking site […] Read more »

If you’re the sort of person who runs their phone battery down to nothing on a regular basis, IOGear’s new GearJuice, could provide just the bit of insurance you need to stay connected. It’s basically a shell that fits around a AA battery, with a bit […] Read more »

Animoto, a service that helps users make videos out of their pictures, today launches a new revenue stream: paid high-quality downloads and physical DVDs. Business-model-wise, this is similar to what personal media startups One True Media and Motionbox do. For its new paid products, Animoto upgraded […] Read more »

loading external resource

I love my bags. In 1999 I swapped a $400 leather overcoat for the perfect recordbag/backpack/laptop bag…in 2002 I found a Levis faux-denim convertible messenger+backpack that I hung onto for years, until I replaced it with a Timbuk2 Detour, and this March a Commute 2008…purchased whilst […] Read more »

While there’s an awful lot to like about MobileMe (tight iPhone integration, web apps that look like they’re going to be awesome—this second point is big considering I usually dislike web apps), there are some parts of .Mac we’ll have to say goodbye to. Here’s an excerpt […] Read more »

Are you thinking of getting a new iPhone 3G next month? Do you like to send/receive text messages? If you’re thinking of lining up on July 11, you’ve already budgeted the $30/month for the data plan. But did you know that you should also select a […] Read more »

I saved the best HP news for last, actually I had to get some sleep.  :)  HP today is announcing the rebirth of the VooDoo line and the most exciting result of that is definitely the VooDoo Envy notebook.  The Envy is just .7 inch thick […] Read more »

Enphase Energy, a startup that has been developing solar management systems with a network of distributed inverters, says its solar inverter setup is now commercially available. That means the company, which announced it had raised $6.5 million at the end of January, has started selling its […] Read more »

Hulu gets closer to its goal of offering all premium U.S. TV content with the announcement that it will carry Comedy Central’s The Daily Show with John Stewart and The Colbert Report starting today and PBS shows later this month. The two shows, which are Comedy […] Read more »

The American ethanol industry, the world’s largest, is about to get a little sweeter. Louisiana Green Fuels (LGF), an international investment group, says it is on schedule to open up the first commercial sucrose-to-ethanol plant in America. LGF, which is 80 percent owned by Inverandino, a […] Read more »

Stories for Jun. 9, 2008

The new 3G iPhone is a game-changer, according to Ralph de la Vega, president & CEO of AT&T Mobility. Just hours after the heavily anticipated unveiling of the device, I chatted with de la Vega about the iPhone, its impact on location-based services, enterprise mobility and of course, the wireless web revolution that he believes it will unleash. Continue Reading Read more »

I haven’t meant to neglect NewTeeVee lately, I swear. But I have a very good excuse (and a newfound regard for product managers and PR people!): I’ve been busy birthing its new baby, NewTeeVee Station, a spinoff of online video reviews from NewTeeVee.com. NewTeeVee Station is […] Read more »

Earlier this evening, I had something happen to me that made my day. I was sitting down in the Starbucks where GigaOM got going, talking to Liz, who happens to be in New York for Internet Week, while I waited for Tony Jebara, CTO of Sense […] Read more »

The world was all abuzz with the Apple announcement of the iPhone 3G and other cool stuff.  Kevin and James couldn’t wait to talk about the new iPhone and what we think it means to the consumer market.  We have a good look at the newly […] Read more »

So remember when Warner Bros. said it would release all of its film titles on VOD day and date with the DVD release? Well… about that… At the Digital Media Summit, Michele Edelman, vice president, marketing for Warner Bros. digital distribution told me that the studio […] Read more »

12,3202,3212,3222,3232,3244,124page 2,322 of 4,124