from cNet News Ross Dueber, CEO of Zinc Matrix Power, has two words for you: think zinc. The Camarillo, Calif.-based start-up is one of a number of companies that has been toiling away at a problem that’s no longer obscure due to Dell’s massive laptop battery recall: Lithium ion batteries can, under the right conditions, […]
from cNet News On Tuesday, Motorola and Wipro Technologies–the IT services arm of outsourcing company Wipro–announced a joint venture, called WMNetServ, that will offer outsourced telecommunications services. WMNetServ’s new Global Network Operation Center (CNOC) will be based in India and provide round-the-clock managed services in planning, deployment, optimization, security, operations and support to both public […]
from BWOnline The second quarter is rarely a good time for computer makers. Back-to-school buying won’t get started in earnest for months, the holidays are half a year away—in both directions—and corporate IT budgets are still far from spent. But there’s growing concern that this year’s lull is hitting especially hard. Concerns over the U.S. […]
from Fortune Nathan Myhrvold says he doesn’t know what everybody is so upset about. “Some article called me the most feared man in Silicon Valley,” he says. “Good Lord! Why? My teenage boys got a kick out of it: ‘Dad, how could this be true? You’re not even the most feared person in this house.’ […]
from NYTs THE great eyeball chase is back in full swing. And it does not matter that the eyeballs may not be buying anything. With online advertising revenues growing quickly, new information-rich sites of all kinds are mushrooming across the Web. Sites devoted to big-ticket purchases — particularly cars, real estate and travel — are […]
from BW Online The U.S. search giant is struggling in the world’s most populous country, thanks to such obstacles as local rival Baidu and censorship battles For Google (GOOG ) to build its business in China, it has to go after users like Ye Ling. The 32-year-old native of China’s Sichuan province has an MBA […]
from Fortune.com Back when the Internet bubble was deflating disastrously, the fashionable view was that we’d never see its like again — and thank goodness. No more supercilious twentysomething zillionaires. No more insta-companies with billion-dollar valuations. Slapping a dot-com name on absolutely anything would no longer guarantee entrepreneurs millions from gullible VCs and, shortly after, […]
from BW Online Almost anyone can tell you how to get to the Indian Institute of Technology in Bombay. You have to voyage through old India to arrive in the new India. Drive past picturesque Lake Powai, navigate the partially built bridge, jostle for space with scooter taxis, pedestrians, and perspiring policemen until you reach […]
from WSJ Research In Motion Ltd. has been hit with another patent-infringement suit that seeks to halt sales of its popular BlackBerry email devices in the U.S.
from cNet News Companies such as Sony, Panasonic, Avid and Hitachi are helping churches spread the gospel as part of an effort to cash in on an exploding market known as “house of worship technology.” More here.