Taking a cue from gaming business startup Famo.us has reimagined HTML5 & come up with a new mobile app framework & a new rendering engine that helps HTML5 match the performance of native mobile apps. Famo.us is giving a sneak peek at its technology, hoping to attract developers.
Barney Pell has a new startup. The serial entrepreneur, who sold Powerset to Microsoft, has founded a new company called QuickPay, which aims to revolutionize the way that people find and pay for parking. QuickPay has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from Fontinalis Partners.
Rare metals have suddenly become a hot commodity in products from hybrid vehicles batteries, to wind turbines, to compact fluorescent light bulbs to magnets for electric vehicle motors. Some entrepreneurs think it is time to go to the moon and find those resources.