20 February 2012

Interview with tech investor Ben Horowitz

Maria Bartiromo interviews tech investor Ben Horowitz
USA TODAY
I caught up with one of the leading venture capitalists to find out what's behind the vibrancy in technology and how sustainable it is this time around. Ben Horowitz, who started Horowitz Andreessen with Internet billionaire and Facebook board member ...

USA TODAY

E2V TECHNOLOGIES PLC : e2v and Rio Tinto announce Memorandum of Understanding ...
4-traders
e2v, the leading global provider of technology solutions for high performance systems, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Rio Tinto, the leading international mining group, to develop large-scale ProWave™ microwave and radio frequency ...

Technology serves needs of developing countries
Korea Times
“When it was first introduced, many people regarded it as idealistic and too romantic, far from reality … shadowed by the cutting edge technologies that have marked huge growth during recent decades, it only received limited attention.

Korea Times

New technology drives down the cost of DNA sequencing
Sydney Morning Herald
"You don't need to buy instruments," Clive G. Brown, the chief technology officer of the company, Oxford Nanopore Technologies, said in an interview. "It's pay-as-you-go sequencing." Oxford presented details of the device, as well as of a new somewhat ...

Sony and Tokyo Tech Jointly Develop Low-power LSIs for Wideband Millimeter ...
MarketWatch (press release)
Such enhancements have driven the need for the technologies that facilitate the inter-device transmission of large amounts of data at much higher speeds. In order to accommodate these expected future developments, the Tokyo Institute of Technology and ...

TECH DEALS: Optus' vivid 4G future
Technology Spectator
Optus said that it plans to use this spectrum to build a new 4G network using LTE-TDD technologywhich will deliver wireless broadband to households and businesses in metropolitan Australia with typical download speeds ranging from 25Mbps to 87Mbps.

Teachers talk tech use in the classroom at Portland conference
OregonLive.com
Nearly 500 educators from around the country gathered for the three-day event hosted by the Organization for Educational Technology and Curriculum. When educators gathered to talk tech at the first Instructional Technology Strategies Conference 12 ...

OregonLive.com

TECHNOLOGY SPECTATOR: Optus' vivid 4G future
Business Spectator
Tech Deals is a weekly column covering the latest deals in one of the busiest sectors for M&A. To read previous articles go to our Tech Deals page. Optus is in no mood to be left behind when it comes to the looming battle for 4G supremacy in Australia ...

Clean-tech startup GreatPoint scales up in China
CNET
GreatPoint Energy has completed a $1.25 billion deal to build the first large-scale plant for converting coal to natural gas in China, a sign of how US energy technologies are often being commercialized overseas. The Wall Street Journal on Friday ...

Champion Technologies launch training academy
OilVoice (press release)
Champion Technologies, a specialist provider of oilfield production chemicals, is to launch a new training academy in April in a bid to close the potential skills shortage the oil and gas industry is facing. The launch of the training academy comes ...

Tech-savvy police trial iPhones
Stuff.co.nz
Tech-savvy police armed with an arsenal of new smartphones are coming to a neighbourhood near you. Thirty Lower Hutt police officers and about 70 others from Hawke's Bay, the West Coast and Counties-Manukau West are trialling the latest Blackberrys and ...

Speed up roll-out obligation norms for dual-tech players: TRAI
Hindu Business Line
The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has asked the Department of Telecom to expedite decision on imposing roll-out obligation on dual-technology players – Reliance Communications and Tata Teleservices. The regulator had in July 2011 sent ...

Hindu Business Line

Tech on her mind
Times of India
They'd converged in Kanakpura, Bangalore, to participate in the three-day event in which the relationship between women, technology and spirituality was discussed. The high-energy, all-women event charged the atmosphere with so much positivity that you ...

Technology incubators heading to Harlem
CU Columbia Spectator
With two technology incubators scheduled to open in Harlem and another hoping to join them, Manhattan's high-tech wave might be making its way uptown. By Miles Johnson HIGH TECH | IncubateNYC co-founder Marcus Mayo hopes that the city will accept his ...

20 Tips On Being Productive. 6 Companies. 8 Executives – How You Can Be More ...
Business Insider
We all want to use technology in furtherance of the growth of our businesses. However, we also know that technology can be pretty confusing (for many business owners) and at times even filled with errors, crashes and security breaches.

GE joins forces with the Carbon Trust to kick-start clean tech growth
Fresh Business Thinking
The initial 18 month phase of the partnership includes a $5 million business incubation fund targeted at new low carbon technologies in the area of infrastructure applications. The Carbon Trust will work with GE to identify and evaluate early stage ...

Dump stigma on vocational training. It's key to rebuilding Michigan's economy ...
MLive.com
By Monica Scott | mscott2@mlive.com Enlarge Emily Zoladz | ezoladz@mlive.comFrom right, Cole Preston of Kent City and Joe Preston of Grand Rapids build a switching circuit on Wednesday, February 15 in their Kent Career Technical Center class on ...

MLive.com

Tech firms hiring non-EU workers to fill skills gap
Irish Times
Although the HSE received the highest number of permits for non-EU employees, totalling 237, the remainder of the top 10 companies that acquired permits for employees in 2011 was dominated by IT companies, with Wipro Technologies, Google, ...

Irish Times

Sony and Tokyo Tech develop record-setting 6.3Gbps chip for 60GHz transmissions
The Verge
By Jeff Blagdon on February 20, 2012 10:57 am 0Comments Sony and a research team at the Tokyo Institute of Technology have developed an RF and baseband chip capable of wireless data transfers at up to 6.3Gbps operating on the 60GHz millimeter wave band ...

Adam Carolla is no lover of tech
USA TODAY
And unlike most of the guests we speak to on Talking Your Tech, he makes his living from cyberspace but hates technology. We met with Carolla at his warehouse in Glendale, Calif., where he produces his podcast. "When I found out I was going to be...

USA TODAY

Sony, Tokyo Tech join hands to bring low-power LSIs for wireless data transfer
Computer Business Review
Sony Corporation together with the National University Corporation and Tokyo Institute ofTechnology have jointly developed a radio frequency LSI and a baseband LSI that enables millimetre-wave wireless data transfer at a rate of 6.3 Gb/s.

Tech moguls tout innovation in India
The Chronicle
Infosys is a global technology services company based in India that provides business consulting,technology engineering and outsourcing services to businesses in about 30 countries. Murthy and other noted industrialists discussed their experiences and ...

Ian McKenna: The new wave of Financial Services tech
Money Marketing
Last week, it held its second European event and show-cased a series of technologies which made it clear how essential it is for any adviser business to innovate and showed services that can make an important contribution to that change.

Money Marketing

Tech reaches rural patients
Norman Transcript
McKeown said 14 other states have requested technical assistance and are using Oklahoma as a model for their own telepsychology network. The department estimates that 110 additional Oklahomans per annual quarter are being served through the technology.

Magnolia Solar Develops PV Device Structure that Suppresses Recombination
Solar Novus Today
Magnolia Solar Corporation, a company based in Woburn, Massachusetts (US), and Albany, New York (US), that develops and commercializes thin-film solar cell technologies employing nanostructured materials, has created a device structure that suppresses ...

Did Apple unveil OS X 10.8 last week to ... - Fortune Tech - CNN
By Philip Elmer-DeWitt
The timing may be suspicious, but the OS looks more to Google than to Microsoft.
Fortune Tech: Technology blogs,...

What is 3D Printing? How does 3D Printing work? - Craving Tech
By Guest Writer
Tech news, reviews, and a geek's ramblings ... their inexpensive 3D printers. The manufacturing concept this emerging technology uses may be simple, but the potential of 3D printing is by far the next revolution worth watching closely.
Craving Tech -Technology and Reviews

LDC Black Women in Tech Series: Adria Richards | Madame Noire ...
By ldcoleman
Profile series on women of color in tech industry by Lauren deLisa Coleman.
Madame Noire | Black Women's...

Monday Tech Tip: Mobile Classroom » Indiana Assistive Technology ...
By Anne
http://t.co/I8z83G2L. 2012/02/18 10:05. Fashion, makeup, "girl stuff" and #assistive technology! Listen to our podcast: #a11y #atpeeps · http://t.co/wAIL4uSH. 2012/02/18 08:36. Dell AssistiveTechnologies #a11t #atpeeps · http://t.co/8ssE0W9L ...
Indiana Assistive Technology Blog

Leaders in Assistive Technology to Demo Innovations at CSUN ...
By aqureshi
Microsoft “Road to CSUN” – In addition to the nine sessions that Microsoft will hold in a dedicated showcase suite at the conference this year, Microsoft Technical Evangelist for the Accessibility Business Unit, Daniel Hubbell, and Gary Moulton, ...
Global Alliance on Accessible...

Geek News Central Special Media - AfterShokz Bone Conduction ...
By Todd Cochrane
Honolulu Hawaii. Description: Special Media Feed of Tech News ... Many of you are probably familiar with bone conduction sound technology, which has been around for a few years, but has previously been associated with Bluetooth headsets for making hands-free calls on your smartphone. Now, AfterShokz has finally succeeded in bringing the technology to music ...
Technology News Related Podcast...

Protect Your PC With the Help of Antivirus Technical Support
I was very happy because after a long time I got a chance to spend two or three days at my home, otherwise I get bored due to this hectic official tour. I had lots of plan for that holiday like watching movies on my PC, spending time on face book, ...
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20 Tips On Being Productive. 6 Companies. 8 Executives – How ...
By Ramon Ray
We all want to use technology in furtherance of the growth of our businesses. However, we also know that technology can be pretty confusing (for many.
Small Business Technology

Tomorrow's World: Evolving Clean Tech Innovation with Digital ...
By Skipso
Erwin Burth, Autodesk business development manager for clean technology, discusses the advantages of digital prototyping in realising clean tech advancements. Thanks to the significant investment that clean energy attracts, the global clean ...
Skipso - Enabling Sustainable Innovation

The tech-savvy Nordics have a strong presence at Mobile World ...
By Gary Marshall
As a Nordic representative for UKTI I am especially thrilled to see a very strong showing of Nordic cutting-edge technologies and a wide variety of leading innovations from the region. The Nordic region's companies, associations and ...
Smart UK Project

Lil Wayne Proves It's Still Wayne's World As #5 Hottest MC | Waz ...
By tech
Lil Wayne Proves It's Still Wayne's World As #5 Hottest MC. Posted by tech on February 20, 2012 | Subscribe in technology news. On Tha Carter IV, Lil Wayne raps about his “Nightmares of the Bottom.” While the sentiment revealed a humbler side of Tunechi, the Martian reached astronomical heights in 2011 and lands in the top half of MTV News' Hottest MCs in the Game VII list.
Waz Going On With Technology

The Hindu : Sci-Tech / Technology : Free software and basic freedom
Linux is not very popular between masses because they don't have any technical know-how and they just are satisfied with 'eyecandy'. But linux is still the ...
www.thehindu.com/sci-tech/.../article2886514.ece?...true...

Technology education a must in our high-tech world - phillyBurbs ...
If you accept the premise that the purpose of high school is to prepare students to be successful in their adult lives, then you must concede that many high ...
www.phillyburbs.com/.../article_a940528d-915f-56f1-b884-7...

Transcending tech's targets to craft senior applications | Aging In ...
Aging In Place Technology Watch ... (2-14-2012) Linkage Technology Survey Age 65-100 Report Click here ... Let's push the limits of intended tech markets.
www.ageinplacetech.com/.../transcending-tech-s-targets-craft-s...

MapR Technologies to Participate in 2012 Pacific Crest Emerging ...
MapR Technologies to Participate in 2012 Pacific Crest Emerging Tech Summit ... CA, Feb 13, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- MapR Technologies, Inc., ...
dns-news.tmcnet.com/news/2012/02/13/6116326.htm

mPhase Technologies Strengthening Patent Portfolio
LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- (MARKET WIRE) -- Feb 14, 2012 -- mPhase Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: XDSL) said today that it has been developing intellectual property ...
www10.nanotechcafe.com/.../mPhase-Technologies-Strengthe...

Science & Tech: New collar will allow farmers to monitor health of cows using ...
Scottish Daily Record
FARMERS will be able to closely monitor the health of their cows using new mobile technology. Using a special collar, farmers can keep up to date with the health of their livestock via mobile phone. If a cow is in heat, going into labour or is in ...

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