'Capes For Kids' Collecting Superhero Capes For Newtown Students For the youngest survivors of the Newtown shooting, one group is working to give them a little extra 'superpower' to help them heal. In the wake of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, Camella Mollica and her daughter Allison Anderson, 13, were determined to find a way … Continue reading ‘Capes For Kids’ Collecting Superhero Capes For Newtown Students
Feb. 6 (Bloomberg) -- Jack Hidary, chairman of RealTimeMonitor.com, talks about the outlook for Facebook Inc.'s initial public offering, the company's advertising sales and competition. He speaks with Pimm Fox on Bloomberg Television's "Taking Stock." (Source: Bloomberg) http://player.ooyala.com/player.js?embedCode=ZlNGhnMzoA2PBqWjUZG4DlZKQnbRlX1i&playerBrandingId=8a7a9c84ac2f4e8398ebe50c07eb2f9d&width=640&deepLinkEmbedCode=ZlNGhnMzoA2PBqWjUZG4DlZKQnbRlX1i&height=360&thruParam_bloomberg-ui%5BpopOutButtonVisible%5D=FALSE
FORTUNE -- Martin Varsavsky is one of Europe's leading technology entrepreneurs. He recently spoke to Fortune about startup trends in the UK and Europe, his take on Facebook (FB), David Cameron's startup initiative, US venture capital and other tech business. Varsavsky started Jazztel, Spain's second-largest telecom firm and Ya.com, now a division of France Telecom. He is currently … Continue reading Fortune Magazine Story About Martin Varsavsky
The announcement that Yahoo (YHOO) selected Marissa Mayer as its new chief is a great signal for Silicon Valley. Marissa joined Google (GOOG) as its 20th employee back in 1999 when it was a fledgling company and had an uncertain future. Historically, few women joined or founded startups and gained the kind of experience that … Continue reading Fast Forwarding Women In Tech
A promising development in the area of women angel funders is the new focus of the Inforum women's group in Michigan to focus on women angels. By tapping existing networks of successful businesswomen, Inforum aims to bring many new women into the practice of angel funding. For the entire story!
The sun sends us more energy in an hour than we consume in a year. Now with the world demanding more and more power, we find ourselves like thirsty nomads in the desert searching for any drops of water. Yet, it is all around us. In the past few decades, our attempts to use solar … Continue reading Solar Giant Awakens 2
In my Bloomberg TV interview yesterday, I suggested a novel approach for RIM: the company should pull a “reverse Apple” and jettison its current software in favor of Android. This is similar to what Steve Jobs did in 2006 in jettisoning its proprietary chip and using Intel semiconductors. That enabled Apple to focus on what … Continue reading Making RIM Case! Bloomberg TV Interview
The Revolution: Top Ten Disruptors of Education Story For Huffington Post New online learning models are bursting from startups and top universities, bridging the educational divide. We are in the midst of a revolution that will bring high-quality education to hundreds of millions of people who have never had access to this level of learning … Continue reading The Revolution: Top Ten Disruptors of Education Story For Huffington Post
WASHINGTON, May 9 (IPS) - With U.S. federal funding sources for renewable energy sources already drying up, coupled with a newfound antipathy towards "green" issues issue here in Washington, some are suggesting that China could offer an important opportunity for the future of renewables in the United States and around the world."I would be very … Continue reading China Key to Green Tech Innovation
Yesterday was World Water Day across the globe. As a cause for celebration, latest data from UNICEF and the World Health Organisation (WHO) show targets for safe drinking water are exceeding our own timeline! The U.N. is still determining if this data and asking whether or not if this really a cause for celebration? For … Continue reading World water day: which countries have improved access to safe drinking water?