Posts filed under “Technology”

2008: The Year in Wisecracks

Very amusing video, via John P at All Things Digitials:

Category: Humor, Technology, Video

C/Net: Worst Tech forecasts for 2008

via C/Net

Category: Markets, Technology, Video

Jim Jubak on Deflation

Hey MSN! How about embeddable videos? I know Microsoft didn’t invent it, but this video technology sucks. Don’t you want to increase your video views and ads served? Its nearly 2009! Embeddable is already a few years old, but this Windows video is decades old! Are you that afraid of Ballmer?Are you also forbidden from…Read More

Category: Inflation, Technology, Web/Tech

Nokia N97 Demo

Pretty cool:

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N97 isn’t a device that will trigger knee-jerk hysteria, but instead it should breed cool-headed excitement at the prospect of a new era of mobile experience.

Nokia N97

Category: Technology, Video

Hacks to Keep You Organized

WSJ’s Matthew Rivera reviews four life hacks designed to keep you organized.

12/8/2008

Category: Technology, Video

What if Steve Jobs ran Chrysler?

While we wait for the big three bailout vote in Congress today or tomorrow, I thought I would pass along this amusing thought exercise from Robert Cringely: “That’s where Steve Jobs’ second strength comes into play — identifying important new technologies. He’d look at the car market and conclude a number of things: 1) it’s…Read More

Category: Bailouts, Technology

Tesla Motors Bailout ?

Guess who is the latest firm seeking to jump on the Bailout gravy train? Electric car start up Tesla Motors. “THE Tesla Roadster is an electric car that goes fast, looks sensational and excites envy. The seductive appearance, however, obscures some inconvenient truths: its all-electric technology remains woefully immature and don’t-even-ask expensive. If enough billionaires…Read More

Category: Bailouts, Technology, Venture Capital

Buying Tech, Energy at Bargain Prices

Andy Bischel of SKBA Capital is eyeing bruised stocks with solid earnings growth potential. He talks about the prospects for Intel, Chesapeake Energy and Nasdaq. His firm runs the AHA Socially Responsible Equity Fund.

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Marketwatch, 11/20/2008

Category: Earnings, Technology, Valuation, Video

Intel’s Warning

Intel highlights day’s action in the tech sector after chip maker cuts its sales outlook. This prompts several analysts to lower their forecasts for the entire computer industry, including Dell and H-P. (Nov. 13)

Hot Stocks: Technology 11/13/2008

via Marketwatch

Category: Earnings, Technology, Trading, Video

Honda: Experimental Walking Assist Device

Bizarre:

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Honda Motor Co., Ltd. today unveiled its second experimental walking assist device that helps support bodyweight to reduce the load on an individual’s legs while walking, going up and down stairs, and in a semi-crouching position. The device is designed for people who are capable of walking and maneuvering on their own, but who can benefit from additional leg and body support while performing tasks. Honda will now begin testing the device in real-world conditions to evaluate its effectiveness.

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Source:
Honda Unveils Experimental Walking Assist Device With Bodyweight Support System
November 07, 2008 08:05 AM Eastern Time

http://www.businesswire.com/portal/site/home/permalink/?ndmViewId=news_view&newsId=20081107005135&newsLang=en

Video

http://www.businesswire.com/multimedia/home/20081107005135/en/1717643

Category: Technology, Video