Archive for August, 2010

New York Will be Home to the First Grid-Scale Flywheel Energy Plant

Because of the expensive cost of living in many places, more people are going off the grid and are plugging their appliances into alternative energy sources such as solar panels and wind mills. But now, another alternative energy source is making headlines in New York: the flywheel storage technology. The flywheel storage technology uses the [...]

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Riding Through NY Streets Via Social Bicycles

For the environmental, health, and tech-conscious Big Apple folks out there, the new Social Bicycles will give you a new experience when riding the NY streets on two wheels. Developed by Ryan Rzepecki, the Social Bicycles – or SoBi – is a bike sharing system you can actually operate through your iPhone, SoBi will use [...]

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An Interview with David Siegel, Director of Business Development at Instinct Systems Inc.

Instinct Systems is the developer of JobBag software, a business management system designed specifically for the creative businesses (ad agencies, design studios, communications firms). JobBag integrates the key functions of every creative business: job costing, account management, traffic management, budgeting and accounting. Their software brings the entire team – creative, production, account management and finance [...]

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An Interview With Adam Black, Founder of KeyWifi

Adam Black is the founder of KeyWifi.com, which allows anyone to rent their internet bandwidth by renting their Wifi passwords, “Keys” so enabling vast amounts of internet bandwidth to be made available at low cost. Wouldn’t it be good if wifi access was everywhere ? It is, KeyWifi makes it happen by getting everyone involved [...]

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Milo Makes You Look Before You Buy

Milo.com’s pitch is dead simple: use their search engine to look for retail items available locally. To date, the Palo Alto based firm has partnered with more than 150 major retail chains with access to more than 50,000 stores. What do they do with such connections? According to founder and CEO Jack Abraham, you use [...]

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Facebook On Its Way To Eating Hot Potato

Some pundits actually coined the word “acq-hired” to describe Facebook’s “late stage negotiations” to buy Hot Potato, a barely year-old startup founded by entrepreneur Justin Shaffer. Hot Potato grew to be pretty hot by simply allowing its users to message each other about a real-time event they were in, be it a concert, a football [...]

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An Interview With Michael Nusimow, CEO and Co-Founder of DrChrono.com

Michael Nusimow is CEO and Co-Founder of DrChrono.com, the world’s first and most robust native iPad Electronic Medical Record (EMR) Platform and it is available for free download in the iTunes App Store. He will be presenting at the upcoming NY Tech Mixer Demo & Drinks event on August 19th. What is your company/service? Mobile Health [...]

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An Interview With Jeff Fernandez, Co-Founder and CEO of Grovo

Jeff Fernandez is Grovo’s Cofounder and CEO.  Grovo is the web service that makes it easy for people to use the best websites and mobile applications.  Grovo is looking for beta users. He will be presenting at the upcoming NY Tech Mixer Demo & Drinks event on August 19th. What were you doing before? Before [...]

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