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Redox Power Plans To Roll Out Dishwasher-Sized Fuel Cells That Cost 90% Less Than Currently Available Fuel Cells

Redox Power Systems, a Fulton, MD-based start-up company founded last year, sealed the deal on a partnership with researchers at the University of Maryland to commercialize a potentially game-changing distributed generation technology.<p>Redox says that it plans to bring to market a fuel cell that is …

Google Brings Cloud Print To Windows, Makes Printer Sharing Easier

Google today launched a number of updates to Cloud Print that finally bring it to Windows and make it easier to share printers with others.<p>Even Google knows that there are still some occasions when you just need to print something, so for the last few years, the company has been steadily improving …

SaaS Pioneer Open-Xchange Raises $20M To Expand Its Cloud-Based Services

Open-Xchange, a maker of Web-based communication, collaboration and office productivity open-source software, has received $20 million in funding from United Internet, former Deutsche Bank COO Hermann-Josef Lamberti and existing shareholders. Part of the proceeds will be used for a secondary …

Rating The Venture Capitalists

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Zach Noorani is a former VC and recent graduate of MIT Sloan. Follow him on Twitter @znoorani.</i><p>For a profession full of business strategy experts, it’s impressive how rarely and narrowly the venture capital industry is subjected to conventional competitive analysis. Ask yourself: who …

Europe warms to OpenStack

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit:<p>OpenStack is finally taking off in Europe, it seems. As with most cloud infrastructure, uptake has been somewhat behind …

VMware’s revolving door keeps on spinning

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: Marianne O'Leary<p>A week after VMware (s vmw) announced its top-priority Infrastructure-as-a-Service play, two more …

iPhone urine analysis app may require FDA approval, says agency

In what may be a first for the Federal Drug Administration, the agency has sent a letter to the makers of an iPhone medical app asking why its approval wasn't sought before release. The uChek app analyzes photos of urine samples to give users quick health information. On Tuesday, the FDA told …

European Startups: Practical Tips for Raising Capital in the US

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Brendan Gill is the co-founder and CEO of OpenSignal, a startup that crowdsources data on mobile networks from consumer smartphones. Prior to that he founded a California-based e-commerce company after retiring from a brief lifeguarding career. You can find him on Twitter as</i> …

Cloud providers seek to become “arms dealers” to telco, carrier clouds

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Flickr / roberthuffstutter<p>It’s clear that all the cloud providers really want old line telcos, carriers and hosting …

Meet 'algoraves:' Raves with music generated by artist-controlled algorithmic software

You might never attend one, but keep this bit of information in your back pocket: A new trend today is the ‘algorave,’ in which people dance in a rave-like environment to music generated by algorithms.<p>According to a central algorave website – I abstain from dubbing it ‘official – the goal is to …

Forget sex: how the idea behind Bang with Friends could revolutionize social interaction

Apple's Find My Friends, a mostly-unrelated concept.<p>Perhaps you've heard of Bang With Friends. It's a rather controversial thing. Simply put, it's a Facebook and mobile app that lets you pick which of your friends you'd like to "bang." Oh, but it's more clever than that: the app won't reveal your …

3 Graphs Explain Why There Is A Tech-Talent Shortage And Immigrants Are Needed

Yes, we do need high-skilled immigrants because we don’t have enough qualified workers. Contrary to a widely publicized report claiming that a tech-talent shortage is a myth, A new Brookings Institution study confirms our argument that there is a shortage and businesses need immigrants to fill the …