Stories for May. 13, 2008

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LG (SEO: 066570) has launched a DVB-T compatible handset in Germany reports Telecoms Korea…so what was DVB-H for again? I don’t know how w… Read more »

Electrovaya Says Electric Car to Be Available in 5 Months: The Toronto-based lithium-ion battery startup says they could begin sales of their neighborhood electric vehicle, the Maya-300, as soon as July – Greentech Media. Israeli Startups Locked Out of Israeli Solar Bid: The Israeli Ministry of […] Read more »

WebWorkerDaily — How reading RSS feeds for a week changed one woman’s life. OStatic – Five free apps to lock down your public Wi-Fi hotspot session. NewTeeVee — StumbleUpon’s video discovery service has added support for six different content sites. Read more »

It’s not really that fair to judge niche sites if you’re not in the niche. So when we heard about new kid-oriented video-sharing site Totlol, we asked our resident mom, Stacey Higginbotham, for her take. Stacey’s daughter *loves* web video — apparently she’s already figured out […] Read more »

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Lately I’ve been sprucing up my collection of software applications, and spending time with some good online tutorials on my favorites. Many of these tutorials are free, and in this post, I’ll round up several that I’ve found worth paying attention to. Are you a Photoshop […] Read more »

Nimbuzz, a little-known mobile VoIP company out of the Netherlands, has released a mobile client that not only allows users to conduct VoIP calls, but to engage in IM conversations and share media such as photos, music and video. Nimbuzz, which claims to have received an […] Read more »

Before the networks starting hosting their “upfronts,” IFC.com held its own tongue-in-cheek “downfronts” to showcase its new slate of web series originals. The site is in the midst of moving away from becoming just a brochure for its oldteevee sibling to rolling out original comedies, how-tos […] Read more »

This morning, Hoku Scientific posted its results for the March quarter and then saw its stock tumble. It followed a pattern set by shares of JA Solar on Monday and LDK today, as well as other solar companies in recent weeks. Each company’s stock slid for […] Read more »

Apple updated their PGP product security key as part of their two-year cycle. The new key is valid up through May 15, 2010 and will eventually be posted to their Protecting Security Information page. The announcement was made on their mailing list which you can subscribe […] Read more »

If you must travel for business, it’s nice to know what it costs (and your accountant will be asking you what you spent at the end of the year). This is where new service FuelFrog comes in: keep it posted on the amount of gas you […] Read more »

No one knows exactly how big the market for mobile Internet devices will be, but the major chip makers are betting it will be huge (it’s one of the reasons they’re making chips for mobile devices at 45 nanometers.) We’ve covered efforts by Intel, Qualcomm, and […] Read more »

Web Worker Daily readers are likely familiar with GrandCentral, a service that gives you a single phone number that can ring multiple phones including your office, cellular phone, and home number simultaneously. However, if you’ve ever thought it would be nice to read your voicemails either […] Read more »

Shai Agassi’s electric vehicle infrastructure startup, Project Better Place, may be aiming to work with San Francisco. Mayor Gavin Newsom has been talking with the company about potentially building the infrastructure for a fleet of plug-in cars for the city, including parking meter charging stations and […] Read more »

San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom is in talks with electric vehicle startup Project Better Place about building the infrastructure for a fleet of plug-in cars in the city, including parking meter charging stations and battery replacement stations. Newsom traveled to Israel last week to meet with […] Read more »

Another entrant in the increasingly crowded cheap sub-notebook category is the MSI Wind and Joanna Stern of Laptop Magazine has interviewed the folks behind the Wind to get the real scoop.  The Wind will come in both an 8.9-inch and 10-inch screen models although the 10-inch […] Read more »

The serendipity enablers at StumbleUpon said today they’ve added support for CollegeHumor, Funny or Die, Vimeo, Dailymotion, Veoh and vbs.tv videos for their video discovery service, StumbleVideo. StumbleVideo is a cool tool that pulls out good videos to watch in a nice simple web interface, using […] Read more »

Paris Hilton never met a camera lens she didn’t like. But this time the lens isn’t for a reality television show, the paparazzi, or even a jail mugshot — it’s that of New York-based startup For Your Imagination, which is debuting a new, branded web series […] Read more »

For the past few days, I’ve been buried under a flurry of press releases coming out of O’Reilly’s Where 2.0 conference, currently under way just south of San Francisco. Many of the ideas/apps/startups are boring, a few are interesting and a couple are, well, pretty good. […] Read more »

Microsoft has been busy today, releasing security updates, announcing a new service pack and committing to restoring functionality to their Mac office suite. Yep, It’s Patch Tuesday Again Microsoft released security bulletin MS08-014 today that contains a patch to a remote code execution vulnerability effecting Microsoft […] Read more »

We looked at online project management provider WhoDoes when they first launched about a year ago. Now they’re out with their 2.0 release, which adds new features – as well as a selection of paid plans to supplement their free starter package. The core of WhoDoes […] Read more »

Silicon Valley’s green car fisticuffs is going into round two this week. According to CNET, electric vehicle company Fisker Automotive, maker of the Karma, plans to file for arbitration today in an attempt to derail the suit filed by competitor Tesla, which accuses Fisker of stealing […] Read more »

Anyone questioning the need for more fiber or wireless backhaul, or even 4G wireless broadband, need only look at a recent survey from IDC that finds that a constant connection is becoming the expected norm for almost a fifth of the world’s population. Sure, the study […] Read more »

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