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May 2008 Blog Posts (10)

Cisco Holographic TelePresence

Cisco's engineers seem to be pretty inspired by Sci-Fi movie special effects. But one thing is making them in a George Lucas movie post-production, another is really create them and make them work. Cisco developed the first Live Holographic Telepresence and it's amazing. You can see how it works here. It's not simply great itself, in the future it can also be a solution to the energy crisis… Continue

Added by Nicolò Borghi on May 31, 2008 at 3:14am — 1 Comment


Where: Kresge Auditorium, Stanford University.

When: 19 April 2008, 9:00 am.

Startup school is an annual free conference for hackers interested in startups. This was the fourth year we've done it. There will be another in 2009.

Added by pistillo.stefano on May 30, 2008 at 6:30am — 2 Comments

Capturing Creativity

June 4, 3-4 pm join


on-line interviews:


Founder of Skebby Mobile Solutions


Microcompany development

After the video webchat, comments on the blog:

Added by paolo marenco on May 28, 2008 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Google or Microsoft: Yahoo Should Pick Both!

Financial markets are abuzz with the possibility of a Microsoft-Yahoo merger or a Google-Yahoo to block it.

But now Yahoo might well be able to have its Google cake and eat Microsoft’s market share, too.

Faced with the prospect that Yahoo might give some of its search advertising business to Google, Microsoft recovered from its “we’ve moved on” tantrum and proposed combining its search ad business with that of… Continue

Added by Jakub Gliklich on May 28, 2008 at 8:30am — No Comments

TURIN Software Meeting

The event is organised by Unione Industriale di Torino (Employers' Association) and will be a chance to explore new technology trends in ICT sector, focusing on data sharing and methodologies.

In Torino, at Lingotto Congress Center.

4th & 5th June 2008

Lingotto Congress Center

Via Nizza, 280 - 10126 Torino

Official Website…


Added by Jakub Gliklich on May 27, 2008 at 6:00am — No Comments

Open: Business Model for Innovation

Henry Chesbrough, Adjunt Professor at Haas Business School of Berkeley, is Executive Director of Center for Open Innovation, University of California, Berkeley. He wrote two books to explain the great change ongoing in the world, passing from closed to open innovation. Here you can find the great presentation he did in Firenze, March 18, to present the italian edition of his second Book "Open".…


Added by Nicolò Borghi on May 24, 2008 at 3:15am — 10 Comments

Rumor: Microsoft to Buy Yahoo! Search and then Facebook.

Maybe a Microhoo logo will not be enough soon. According to some sources, this week Microsoft will sign a deal to buy Yahoo Search. Now, buying Yahoo Search is very different than buying the whole Yahoo! (as everyone knows Yahoo!… Continue

Added by Nicolò Borghi on May 19, 2008 at 7:13am — No Comments

StartCup Milano '08 - Deadline 30th May 2008

If you think you have a great idea and you have already wrote a business plan, but you need some resources to start, don't miss the deadline (30th May 2008) to send you bp to the StartCup Milano Lombardia 2008.

Here is the officiale press realease:


The business plan competition that supports

high-tech start… Continue

Added by Nicolò Borghi on May 18, 2008 at 1:32pm — No Comments

SMAU 2007 special report "ICT channels in Italy: suppliers become partners"

Smau 2007 special report "Partners4ICT - ICT channels in Italy: suppliers become partners"

"ICT channels in Italy: suppliers become partners", a publication promoted by the School of Management of Politecnico di Milano and Smau, is a new qualified tool offering valuable information and know-how both to SMEs as ICT end-users and ICT product and service vendors. The aim of this publication is to stimulate a… Continue

Added by Jakub Gliklich on May 6, 2008 at 9:00am — 1 Comment


Smau 2008: a series of Local Events in major Italian cities are being launched

Smau is launching a series of local events in major Italian cities, a project which is met with approval from the main ICT players. Autodesk, BlackBerry, Epson, IBM, Infor, Microsoft, Oracle, SAP, Telecom Italia, Vodafone and the financial sponsor Intesa Sanpaolo are, among others, the main partners of this initiative, whose first edition — scheduled… Continue

Added by Jakub Gliklich on May 6, 2008 at 8:00am — No Comments

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