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A (New) Starz is Born

November 13th, 2006 |
A (New) Starz is Born

SAN JOSE, November 13, 2006, (PodTech News)–Are the Starz aligned for downloading movies? At last week’s Dow Jones VentureWire Consumer Technology Conference is San Jose, Bob Clasen, Starz‘ president and CEO, spoke with PodTech’s Matt Kelly about the company’s acquisition ...
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Panel: You Want to Hear Me and See Me — Right?

November 9th, 2006 |

What happens when you get a bunch of experts in a room and ask them all sorts of questions, like: when will I be able to watch shows over the Internet? You realize how complex things are, how little you ...
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Revver CEO Steven Starr Gets “Revverized”

November 9th, 2006 |
Revver CEO Steven Starr Gets “Revverized”

SAN JOSE, November 9th, 2006 (PodTech News)–Modern consumers are not only tech savvy, they’re also thirsty to be tuned in, unplugged, and turned on at all times and instantly with innovative digital products. This past week Dow Jones brought together ...
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Old Media “Gets It” Better Than You May Think

November 8th, 2006 |
Old Media “Gets It” Better Than You May Think

The Web 2.0 mantra is that old media — NBC, Hearst, Disney, etc. — are too incompetent to be successful on the Web. The reality is that old media has invested a lot of time, effort and money in positioning ...
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Sony’s Kaz Hirai on Playstation 3 and the Future of Home Entertainment

November 8th, 2006 |
Sony’s Kaz Hirai on Playstation 3 and the Future of Home Entertainment

SAN JOSE, November 8, 2006 (PodTech News)–Sony launches the PlayStation 3 later this month — its most important product launch in years. Featuring Blu-ray technology and other features, the new device has a lot is riding on it. Sony Computer ...
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Anytime, Anywhere Perspective from Neilsen Analytics Larry Gerbrandt, General Manager and Senior VP

November 7th, 2006 |
Anytime, Anywhere Perspective from Neilsen Analytics Larry Gerbrandt, General Manager and Senior VP

Understanding what consumers are doing with new media is instrumental. Speaking together at the Dow Jones VentureWire Consumer Technology Ventures Conference, Larry Gerbrandt tells PodTech’s Jennifer Jones about iPod research that will move the needle for executives assessing podcasts.

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Yahoo: Marco Boerries, SVP, Connected Life

November 7th, 2006 |
Yahoo: Marco Boerries, SVP, Connected Life

Yahoo is making headway by being bold and thinking young. Jennifer Jones of PodTech interviews Marco Boerries at the Dow Jones Venture Wire Consumer Technology Ventures Conference about Yahoo’s strategies for connecting users whether they are on the road, at ...
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Building Humans, Cell to Organ

September 15th, 2006 |
Building Humans, Cell to Organ

Tengion is a leader in the field of regenerative medicine, developing new human tissues and organs derived from a patient’s own cells. Tengion’s patented technology has the potential to allow adults and children with organ failure to have functioning organs ...
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Health Care VC Waiting for Stem Cell Market to Grow

September 14th, 2006 |

Despite President Bush’s veto of the embryonic stem cell bill almost two months ago, many venture capitalists consider the stem cell market to be viable… though just not yet for some investors. When and why will a venture capitalist invest ...
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Andy Kessler: End of Health Care as We Know It

September 13th, 2006 |
Andy Kessler: End of Health Care as We Know It

Venture capitalist Andy Kessler says silicon is going to do to the health care industry what it has done to portable devices and the Internet. Where will it start? With diagnostics, according to Kessler, who delivered the lunch keynote at ...
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Venture Capital Insights on Health Care Financing

September 13th, 2006 |
Venture Capital Insights on Health Care Financing

Getting money for a Series B round in health care deals results in a “down round” at least 50 percent of the time. Ralph (Chris) Christoffersen, a general partner at Morgenthaler Ventures, tells PodTech’s Jennifer Jones how his firm helps ...
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The Gate Keeper Speaks: The FDA at the VentureWire Health Care Innovations Conference

September 12th, 2006 |

Patients desire improved treatments, voters call for safety, biomed startups want drug approval to continue in business and big pharma is after big profits. The Food and Drug Administration must grapple with these issues, which are only getting more complex. ...
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FDA: No Such Thing as No Drug Risk

September 12th, 2006 |
FDA: No Such Thing as No Drug Risk

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration says it is a constant balancing act to determine how much risk to consumers is acceptable in the drug approval process. No risk would result in few drugs coming to market. Some risk allows ...
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