Archives: June 2007

Numbers Guys Out, Supercomputers In?

Posted by: Kenji Hall on June 28

Former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan was said to have a gift for recalling the most arcane economic stats. Similar things have been written about billionaire investor Warren Buffet. The...

Mickey Mouse Music Player

Posted by: Ihlwan Moon on June 25

The use of flash memory chips to store data and songs has enabled the design of small and light digital music players. South Korea’s ReignCom, which sells music players...

Sony's Hirai Gets It

Posted by: Kenji Hall on June 22

Looks like Sony's new PlayStation boss, Kazuo "Kaz" Hirai, knows what he has to do to turn things around. At Sony's shareholders meeting yesterday, the polished, youngster (at 45, he's...

Google's new move in China

Posted by: Bruce Einhorn on June 22

Google China has had a bit of a breakthrough. The company has received preliminary approval from the Chinese government for an Internet Content Provider (ICP) license. According to Google spokesperson...

Another Bad Week for Li-Ions

Posted by: Ian Rowley on June 20

For car companies developing hybrids, lithium ion cells are the Next Big Thing. More powerful than today's nickel metal hydride cells, Li-Ions are also lighter and take up less space....

Censorship showdown in India

Posted by: Bruce Einhorn on June 15

Gangs on the rampage, issuing threats to owners of some Internet cafes and attacking others, tearing up places that allowed users to access information via the Net that some zealots...

Taiwanese find India

Posted by: Bruce Einhorn on June 12

Ma Ying-jeou, the former* chairman of the KMT (Taiwan’s largest opposition party) and presidential candidate in next year's elections, arrived in India yesterday. Amazingly, this is the first trip by...

Amazon's rivalry in China heats up

Posted by: Bruce Einhorn on June 06

Jeff Bezos was in China the other day to tout the growth of Amazon’s Chinese subsidiary, Joyo.com, which the Americans purchased in 2004. According to this report from Bloomberg, Bezos...

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