Tuesday, March 29, 2005
Caltech Team Weighs Individual Molecules
Scientists at Pasadena-based California Insitute of Technology said yesterday that they have created nanodevices capable of weighing individual biological molecules. The scientists said that the breakthrough technology may lead to new forms of molecular identification that are faster and cheaper than existing methods, and help advance new instruments for the field of proteomics. Dr. Michael Roukes, head of Caltech's Kavli Nanoscience Insitute said that the group's research shows the immense pote (More info...)

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EVDB Raises Series A
La Jolla-based EVDB has raised $2.1M from Draper Fisher Jurvetson, the Omidyar Network, and a slate of high tech notables for its collaborative database technology for events. The company said that it will use the funding to further the development of its collaborative, searchable database and web services platform for event and venue data. The firm said that it is part search engine, part wiki, and part blog and will include hooks to personal calendars or mobile devices. The company also said t (More info...)

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Xingtone Signs Roxio
Los Angeles-based Xingtone announced this morning that it has signed a worldwide distribution agreement with Roxio. Xingtone's new ringtone software will be marketed and distributed by Roxio at retail stores. Xington's Ringtone Creator is a retail software package that allows consumers to convert MP3, WAV, or other music files into musical ringtones for mobile phones. The software adds to Xingtone's existing musical ringtone download service, and also supports over-the-air updates for downloadin (More info...)

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Iomega Ships NAS Storage
San Diego-based Iomega said this morning that it is shipping three new products targeted at the small and medium business market. The company's NAS 200d w REV, NAS 300r server, and Iomega REV 35GB SATA drive provide a combination of network attached storage with built-in Iomega REV drive support. Iomega's REV drive is a high capacity removable hard drive that the company is targeting at backup and archive applications. The company's new 200d Seriers 320GB Drive is a NAS server with integrated RE (More info...)

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JAMDAT, Atari Launch Wireless Yahtzee
Los Angeles-based wireless entertainment publisher JAMDAT Mobile and Atari have teamed to release a wireless version of the game Yahtzee Deluxe. The wireless game, a mobile version of the classic board game, is the first title the two companies have released together, and will be available through multiple wireless carriers in the U.S. JAMDAT develops and markets a wide variety of mobile entertainment titles which run on a variety of mobile phones.

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Sequoia Communications Names Board Member
San Diego-based RF semiconductor company Sequoia Communications has appointed a new board member. Dennis Roberson, currently vice provost for new initiatives and executive director of the Institute of Business and Interprofessional Studies at the Illinois Insitute of Technology, will join the board. Roberson will also serve on the FCC advisory committee representing Sequoia Communications. Roberson was previously EVP and CTO for Motorola, and has served at AT&T, IBM, and DEC. Sequoia is deve (More info...)

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