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Roundup: Fuel Cell Microgrid Project Joins NRG Yield; Ceramic Fuel Cells Is Bankrupt

by Gizmoration March 2, 2015
Intelligent Energy acquiring portfolios of telecom towers Intelligent Energy holds a special place in my heart as the only public fuel cell company to ever shed some profit — for one brief moment in 2012. Intelligent Energy builds proton exchange membrane (PEM) fuel cells for automotive, consumer, and stationary applications. The firm had raised more [...]

Batteries are so passé: Toyota unveils its fuel cell car production line

by Gizmoration February 25, 2015
Toyota has unveiled the assembly line for its upcoming fuel cell vehicle (FCV)—the four-door Mirai sedan—which will go on sale in the US later in 2015. The assembly line, located at Toyota’s Motomachi plant in Japan, will churn out an increasing number of the futuristic cars over the next few years. The Mirai is notable [...]

Q4 Web Systems Raises $5 Million to Fuel Expansion

by Gizmoration February 24, 2015
Q4 Web Systems, a provider of SaaS-based investor relations solutions for public companies, has raised a round of venture capital. The round, valued at $ 5 million, was led by Plaza Ventures, supported by Atlas Venture and financing from Silicon Valley Bank. The Toronto-based startup says it use these funds towards expanding product, engineering and [...]

Shellshock and Heartbleed helped fuel rise in security vulnerabilities in 2014

by Gizmoration February 24, 2015
Operating systems and applications saw an overall rise in the average number of vulnerabilities spotted during 2014 with Microsoft Windows continuing to lead the way in terms of the overall number of potential problems. Data from the National Vulnerability Database (NVD) found 7,038 new security vulnerabilities in 2014, which worked out at an average of [...]

MediaCore Raises $4.5 Million Series A Round to Fuel Growth

by Gizmoration February 24, 2015
Victoria’s MediaCore, a cloud­-based educational video platform company has closed $ 4.5 million in Series A financing led by Vanedge Capital. As part of the funding Vanedge’s Moe Kermani will join the MediaCore board. This investment comes on the back of record growth in 2014 which brought over 100 universities to MediaCore ­ including notable [...]

A Look at Fuel Cell Technology With Intelligent Energy’s ‘Upp’ Hydrogen Power Pack for iPhone

by Gizmoration February 20, 2015
Fuel cells, which generate power via chemical reactions, aren’t exactly new technology, having been invented in the 1830s, but they’re seen by some as one of the next steps in the evolution of electrical power. In the not-so-distant future, we may adopt fuel cells for powering cars, homes, and a whole range of consumer electronics [...]

K2 Picks Up More Than $100M To Fuel Its Growth

by Gizmoration February 18, 2015
 K2, a company that helps companies build business apps, has raised more than $ 100 million from Francisco Partners in a Series C round of capital. The Bellevue-based firm previously raised $ 16 million in 2006. Francisco will pick up two board seats as part of the deal. As a firm, K2 has seen quick [...]

Rocket Internet-Backed Car Listings Site Carmudi Raises $25M To Fuel Growth In Asia And Mexico

by Gizmoration February 17, 2015
 Carmudi, a car classifieds site that focuses on emerging markets, announced today that it has raised $ 25 million to gear up its operations in Mexico and several Asian countries. Read More
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Devotec Fuel: Smallest Phone Charger To Be Available Soon

by Eric Brownon March 27, 2013
How many times your smartphone’s battery became empty and you weren’t near an outlet? Fuel from Devotec comes with a brilliant idea: the smallest phone charger in the world, measure less than an inch wide, which can be attached to your key chain. The gadget, because of its 220mAh battery, has the ability to provide twenty to thirty [...]