Air Conditioners Get the Silent Treatment

12/16/13 – Light sleepers, take notice: Phononic Devices Inc. Chief Executive Anthony Atti says his company's technology can make refrigeration and air conditioning a virtually silent affair, and more energy efficient than traditional compression cooling systems. Read More

The Daily Startup: GE Backs Mocana to Secure “Internet of Things”

12/12/13 – In this morning’s Web roundup, Mocana Inc. raises funding to secure Internet-connected devices. Phononic Devices Inc. brings in a Series C round to commercialize its silent cooling technology. Read More

Durham’s Phononic Devices Raises $21M to Pursue New Business Avenue

12/12/13 – Durham-based Phononic Devices has turned to China for its latest round of venture capital. Read More

Startup Phononic Raises More Funds for Souped Up Fridges & Wine Chillers

12/12/13 – Thermoelectric devices are semiconductors that can turn heat into electricity — they’re pretty cool because they can create products that can make use of wasted heat (like in the flue of a power plant), or… Read More

Phononic Raises $21M Series C Funding Led by Tsing Capital

12/12/13 – Phononic, a leader in commercializing solid-state cooling and refrigeration technology, today announced the close of a $21 million Series C financing led by Beijing-based Tsing Capital with National Bank Financial and existing investors Venrock and… Read More

New iPad Hotter, But Not Serious Problem: Consumer Reports

03/20/12 – Apple's new iPad is about 12 degrees hotter than the iPad 2 while running a game, but does not appear to be a serious problem and shouldn't warrant a recall, Consumer Reports told CNBC Tuesday. Read More

BCC Research Recognizes Top 10 Thermal Management Suppliers

12/15/11 – In a recently published market research report, TOP TEN THERMAL MANAGEMENT COMPANIES AND EMERGING TRANSFORMATIVE TECHNOLOGIES (Report Code: SMC075A), BCC (News - Alert) Research identifies leading technology suppliers in the fast-moving, continually growing market for… Read More

Greentech Enterprise Alphabet Energy Gets $12M in VC to Convert Waste Heat to Electricity

09/15/11 – Alphabet Energy just raised $12 million in round A funding, led by TPG Biotech along with Claremont Creek Ventures and the CalCEF Clean Energy Angel Fund, to develop thermoelectrics. The firm had received a $1… Read More

ARPA-E Successes Spotlighted by Biden

09/07/11 – The Solyndra collapse was a punch to the gut in the Obama administration’s efforts to forge a new green economy, but the administration is making a case that not all the news these days is… Read More

A Major Milestone for ARPA-E

08/31/11 – To create jobs and lead in the global clean energy economy, the Obama Administration has made a point of supporting game-changing innovations – including the Energy Department’s Advance Research Programs Agency for Energy (ARPA-E). Read More

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