Drift

Drift raises $60 million to be an Amazon for businesses

When you’re raising venture capital, it helps if you’ve had “exits.” In other words, if your company has been acquired or you’ve taken one public, investors are more incl

Pointing the way to the power grid of the future, Drift launches a low cost utility in New York

Turning the users that were renting the power system into owners of the power system.

Startup spending guide: When freebies will do

This is the second installment in the Startup Spending Guide series, where we are exploring how early-stage startups should spend their non-payroll money. In the first installment we enumerated areas

Helio Drift drifts away, makes room for Mysto

The Helio Drift has been wiped from the site, which means there’s room for another device and it means you can swoop up a Drift for cheap. A new Samsung device passed through the FCC that was brande

Helio Drift Hands-On

The past few years have seen some drastic changes to the cellular landscape. Nextel merged with Sprint, Motorola reemerged as a major competitor, Cingular continues to grow, etc. Perhaps the most pecu

BlackBerry Pearl Now Available on Cingular

I reported Tuesday that the BlackBerry Pearl had a prelaunch status on the Cingular site. Well the sexy BlackBerry candybar is now available to the masses. It carries a $199.99 price with a two year c

Helio Drift: Don't Call it a White Slider Phone from Samsung

According to our special friends at Gizmodo, there are only ten white Drifts in all the land — but that doesn’t mean we and everyone else shouldn’t get a few as well. I’ve alwa

Helio Makes Moves, Opens Stores, Feeds People To Fish

Helio made a play at MVNO dominance today, opening the first of five retail stores. Its flagship Helio Store is now open on the Third Street Promenade in Santa Monica, Cali. As you can see, store was

Helio Drift Gets a Close-up

We got our hands on a Helio Drift last night and snapped a few grainy, Zapruder-esque photos for you all. The phone is very small — quite refreshing from a company famous for its brick-like supe

Helio Adds Drift To Lineup

Helio has dropped another phone for its MySpace-centric subscribers, named the Drift. The Drift is a Samsung slider in white or black and features location-based services (poor man’s GPS) that i

Helio to Launch Two New Phones, We Add Two Cents

Phonescoop and Engadget Mobile have some exciting news about Helio’s new handset, the Drift, along with an unnamed Pantech phone. Although I can neither confirm or deny this, the Drift, codename