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Javier Soltero, CTO of applications and SaaS for VMware and Kevin Henrickson, who worked on Zimbra, both signed on with Redpoint Ventures. Researchers in Australia are making progress in executing on a vision for quantum computing involving a phosphorus atom, which means a new commercial product might not be so far off in the future. Science has a data problem, There's been a rash of experiments that no one can reproduce and studies that have to be retracted, But there are some nascent efforts to address this credibility crisis by changing the way the data is handled. If Better Place files for bankruptcy in a few days, as reported by Fortune, it would represent a sober end to a high-flying dream that raised hundreds of millions of dollars. The long disturbing tale of electric car maker Fisker Automotive keeps on going, and keeps getting more weird. HTC will reportedly reverse course and offer a "Google Edition" HTC One phone, with the official announcement expected next week. The great game between broadcasters and upstart services that stream TV took another turn this week as Fox and others filed a new copyright lawsuit in Washington, DC. As data demand grows we'll need to stick cells in many more places. Ericsson is exploring the notion of embedding small cells into windows and other glass surfaces. People are excited about the Scout device that tracks your vitals with a 10-second scan. But outside of the consumer promise, the company behind the Scout and others are also changing clinical trials. It's hard to precisely quantify adoption of open-source software, but it looks like OpenStack is gaining serious traction in Europe, with adopters ranging from CERN and Deutsche Telekom to France's burgeoning national clouds.