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November 7, 2007

LOTD for November 7

Filed under: Uncategorized — gokamoto @ 10:29 pm

Looks like the VCs see a big opportunity in clean technology, especially in India ($500 mil investment fund just for clean tech in India):
http://www.livemint.com/2007/11/05002829/PE-groups-ready-clean-tech-fun.html

European group is surpassing Moore’s Law by packing more functions on a single chip:
http://www.technologynewsdaily.com/node/8237

Tom Tom just raised its offer to top Garmin’s bid for Tele Atlas. Tom Tom’s offer ($3.57 bil) is now 41% higher than their offer in July, and the stock price is actually 7% above the latest bid because the market expects Garmin to top Tom Tom’s bid. This is going to get pricy! The stock is already 81% above where it was before Tom Tom’s first bid in July.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB119442707084585098.html?mod=telecommunications_primary_hs

Qualcomm had a 24.43% increase in net income this past quarter, according to a report:
http://www.forbes.com/2007/11/06/qualcomm-3g-wireless-technology-wireless-cx_bc_1106qualcomm.html?partner=email

Whole Foods now bans its executives from posting about itself and its competitors on online forums because of how its CEO was caught bashing their competitor for years in a Yahoo! forum:
http://www.reuters.com/article/internetNews/idUSN0742771620071107?feedType=RSS&feedName=internetNews

Ad-supported WiFi network launched:
http://clickz.com/3627519

Half of employers using the Barracuda web filter block MySpace or Facebook:
http://www.news.com/8301-10784_3-9812520-7.html?part=rss&subj=news&tag=2547-1_3-0-5

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