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Katie Fehrenbacher. “
Verizon To Buy Bloom Energy Fuel Cells For Data Center, Switching Centers In CA.” GigaOm. Stacey Higginbotha. “
Goji Joins The Connected Lock Parade, Adding Wi-Fi And Bluetooth As A Twist.” GigaOm. Matt Asay. “
Is Google Dumping Open Standards For Open Wallets?” ReadWrite.
I thought this was going to be just standard FUD, but I think Asay is highlighting an actually disconcerting trend on Google’s part – especially regarding XMPP and iCal.
Christina Warren. “
Dora and SpongeBob Come to Amazon Prime.” Mashable.
No, I don’t watch Dora or SpongeBob, but this is still significant. Netflix just gave up its contract for these shows (extremely popular television shows) and Amazon just added them for free to their Prime service. This could cause some parents to either add Amazon Prime to their entertainment budget alongside Netflix or even (gasp) drop Netflix.
Alex Fitzpatrick. “
Facebook App Lets You ‘Cosponsor’ Any House Bill.” Mashable. Darrell Etherington. “
Microsoft Debuts Crowdfunding Program For Student Laptops, Offers Office 365 Free To First 10K Participants.” TechCrunch. “
Hybrid Cloud Computing with Windows Server and System Center.” Windows Server Blog. Devindra Hardawar. “
With MxHero’s Pro Edition, 25 Apps Can Save You From Corporate Email Hell.” VentureBeat. Lauren Orsini. “
Bill Gates Backs ‘Open Science’ Social Network ResearchGate In Push For Nobel Prize.” ReadWriteSocial.
Rebecca Grant. “
Dealstruck Takes On Banks With Its ‘Lending Club For Small Businesses.'” VentureBeat. Rachel King. “
White House Takes A Stand On Tech Patent Wars With Several Recommendations.” ZDNet.
Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols. “
Apache CloudStack Grows Up.” ZDNet. Nathaniel Mott. “
The Internet Of The Mundane: Smart Locks, Connected Lightbulbs, And Learning Thermostats.” PandoDaily. Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai. “
Global Cyerattack Hits 350 Victims, 40 Countries.” Mashable. Pete Pachal.
Bose Shakes Up Wireless Speakers With SoundLink Mini. Mashable.
I really want some wireless speakers, but $200? Forget it! I’ll wait till wireless speakers become a commodity and spend $20 or $30.
John Koetsier. “
These Transparent Solar Cells Provide 50% More Battery Life For Your Phone — And ‘Infinite’ Standby Time.” VentureBeat. John Koetsier. “
Apple Infringed Samsung Patents; ITC Orders Import Ban.” VentureBeat. Kevin Fitchard. “
T-Mobile’s Plan To Supercharge LTE: A Whole Lot Of Antennas.” GigaOm. Brian Fagioli. “
Lenovo Reaches For The Clouds.” BetaNews.
I’m pretty sure Lenovo had previously partnered with SugarSync, if so, I wonder what this means for the SugarSync partnership?
Christina Farr. “
Former PayPal CEO Gets $25M To Scale His Wealth Management Service For The ‘Forgotten Middle.’” VentureBeat. Devindra Hardawar. “
FreedomPop Wants To Kill Carriers With A Completely Free Mobile Phone Service.” VentureBeat.
Alex Fitzpatrick. “
Verizon Using Controversial New Tech on Sandy-Ravaged Fire Island.” Mashable. Meghan Kelly. “
New Doggie Fitness Band May Change Veterinary Industry.” VentureBeat. Dan Kusnetzky. “
Bromium – Microvisors To Enhance Windows Security.” ZDNet.