New research findings at MIT could lead to microchips that operate at much higher speeds than is possible with today's standard silicon chips, leading to cell phones and other communications systems that can transmit data much faster.
The key to the superfast chips is the use of a material called graphene
, a form of pure carbon that was first identified in 2004. Researchers at other institutions have already used the one-atom-thick… Continue
Added by Jakub Gliklich on March 31, 2009 at 6:30am —
From our sister social network "Silicon India" an interesting debate on the cause of the crisis....MBAs as CEO???
Added by paolo marenco on March 30, 2009 at 6:46am —
I'm organizing a Trade Mission Tour focusing on Mobile (Mobile Go West!!!) from April 6th to 10th in Silicon Valley. Interested? Contact me!
Added by Phil Jeudy on March 28, 2009 at 6:30am —
Tech Crunch just announced TechCrunch50
conference, one of the most important events in the industry. You can read more on techcrunch
Added by Jakub Gliklich on March 26, 2009 at 8:57am —
Imagine that instead of having a poorly rendered 3D map on your GPS you’re able to see the world as it exists with your GPS data overlay on your reality. Take a look at this
(check out the video in this link.. it's amazing).
More concepts on… Continue
Added by Jakub Gliklich on March 24, 2009 at 2:30pm —
Recently New York Times published article
, a new search engine which by definition does not want to compete with Google (you can find all the time start ups that are simply planning to kill Google with their new algorithm.. what, candidly speaking from one hand is good because change was… Continue
Added by Jakub Gliklich on March 21, 2009 at 6:30pm —
Added by Jakub Gliklich on March 21, 2009 at 4:30pm —
Everyone talks about Chinese manufacturing and how cheap that is. What few realize is that by converting manufacturing and shipping to JIT (Just-In-Time)
a company never has to store the items it is selling. By reducing the initial cash outlays a smaller company can afford to make its own hardware and scale up rapidly.
Robert Scoble interviews… Continue
Added by Jakub Gliklich on March 21, 2009 at 2:00pm —
I'm impressed how web-based applications are displacing desktop software. Here's a new powerful way to create, store and share presentations much better than Power Point. Slide Rocket
is all you need to design professional quality slides and then either share them with URL (like a web page or blog) or synchronize for offline within just a couple of minutes. And it's free. Worth to see!
If you're looking for tips in… Continue
Added by Jakub Gliklich on March 20, 2009 at 3:30pm —
materials from the last Plugg
conference. You can also download all the presentations of the participants. Here
you can read about the winners of the Start up… Continue
Added by Jakub Gliklich on March 16, 2009 at 11:30am —
just 20 years ago at Cern-Geneve...here Tim
Added by paolo marenco on March 14, 2009 at 4:20am —
Maybe interesting... Will someone attend it?
Added by Laura Motta on March 11, 2009 at 1:40pm —
VC firm Highland Capital Partners
is issuing a call for applicants for their 3rd annual “Summer@Highland”
entrepreneurship program. Highland is trying to tap into the same early-stage, young talent pool as start-up incubators like Y Combinator and TechStars.
Highland’s 10 week program is only open to enrolled graduate
and undergraduate students
Added by Jakub Gliklich on March 9, 2009 at 5:00pm —
I just came back from the meeting
with Morten Lund
- one of the most active and interesting investors in Europe (his current portfolio includes more than 80 start ups (!) from internet technology, through telecommunications, to health and energy), also known as the co-founder of Skype. And I need to say that he… Continue
Added by Jakub Gliklich on March 9, 2009 at 3:30pm —
Really cool presentation of BumpTop
- new 3-D users… Continue
Added by Jakub Gliklich on March 7, 2009 at 7:32pm —
Added by Nicolò Borghi on March 7, 2009 at 8:22am —
Million $ grants are available for European Companies that want to expand, consolidate, acquire or relocate in the USA.
If you can create 50 or more jobs over a 3 year period Ecodev can help you obtain governmental economic development funding.
They helped a Danish company obtain $7,000,000 in cash grants.
Ecodev, LLC is a North American organization ( www.ecodevllc.com ) that is focused exclusively on its mission to assist companies with their expansion,… Continue
Added by paolo marenco on March 7, 2009 at 2:12am —
This is just to remind you
tonight Cory Doctorow will be in Milan at Mediateca di Santa Teresa
. I will be there, so if you want to meet just… Continue
Added by Nicolò Borghi on March 6, 2009 at 1:17am —
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced
the new Facebook redesign coming soon next week.
As reported by TechCrunch "The new design will give users the ability to easily feed the news stream by friend type and network, and gives users a much easier way to post links, photos and videos. The news feed will also begin updating in real time without page… Continue
Added by Nicolò Borghi on March 5, 2009 at 5:34am —
just gave the list of 20 finalists out of 126 submitted that are going to be presented at Startups Rally which will take place on March 12 in Brussels. Some of them are very interesting but I have this strange impression that there's no groundbreaking idea. You can read the whole list at… Continue
Added by Jakub Gliklich on March 3, 2009 at 4:30pm —