June 2010 Archives
Monday, 28th June 2010
Today Sprint announced the extension of 4G to three new cities. Richmond, Virginia; Salt Lake City, Utah; and St. Louis, Missouri are all live today. With the recently introduced Sprint HTC Evo 4G, the first 4G phone, Sprint will need more service areas for it to be a compelling offering.
How to Connect an Office Building to an Activity Stream
In the past few weeks, we've touched on a few examples of how events within applications are surfaced in activity streams. But it's not just applications that can communicate. A developer from Portland, Or. is providing a glimpse of how activity streams can be connected with sensors to keep track of activities in an office buildings. Mike Leach…
Obama Announces Plans to "Unleash" 500 MHz of New Wireless Spectrum
The U.S. government is finally catching on to the growing trend that - surprise, surprise - people like to use their mobile devices to access the Internet. The only problem is, of course that America's mobile infrastructure is years behind that of other regions around the world, while rapid device innovation is quickly crowding the available…
Learning about Term Sheets
Even if you plan to bootstrap your company, you should have a good understanding of financing term sheets. That's what DuckDuckGo founder and Hacker Angel Gabriel Weinberg argues in a blog post today that gives some clear and detailed instructions on where to go to learn more about investor term sheets.
Investors Debate Predictions of a Pending Super Seed Crash
On Saturday VC Paul Kedrosky wrote about "The Coming Super-Seed Crash," sparking a debate across several blogs and Twitter about the state of VC and angel investment. Kedrosky's post describes the changing landscape for startup financing with the rise in "super-seed" firms, those that deal with about $20 million in investments and "specialize in…