Category Archives: Web 2.0

How Open Source and Social Media are going to Eat SEOs’ Lunches

(Sphinn this) Search engines react to behavior of its users and site owners. Search engines measures these behaviors to deliver value to each, but ultimately to serve the search engines’ best interests. At first, search engines used what they could … Continue reading

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The Truth Emerges: Valleywag at the TechCrunch/PopSugar Party

What you are looking at is an ambushing of Mike Arrnington at his own party with the intention of pissing him off and creating news for Valleywag, and the real reason behind all of the drama. (Update: In the comments … Continue reading

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Drama 2.0

My girlfriend and I attended the TechCrunch/PopSugar meetup last night. Well, Mike Arrington had to give Valleywag something to talk about. He, along with 6 bouncers escorted Bonny Pierzina, (a vlogger who was hired to photographer the event by Valleywag) … Continue reading

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Mahalo and 37 Signals: Apples and Oranges

I am taking issue with the way Stilgherrian has characterized the working style of Jason Calacanis by comparing Mahalo to 37 Signals. Yes, they are both startups, and they are both in the “web 2.0” space, but are very different … Continue reading

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3 Moblogging Tools Reviewd: Twitxr, ShoZu, JuiceCaster

For moblogging, you need to camera phone with e-mail capability. So, I just upgraded to a Motorola W490 specifically for the photo and video features. I was eager to connect it to my Flickr account. Flickr itself does not have … Continue reading

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You can buy technology, but not culture

Arik Hesseldahl at Business Week has some great points for Steve Ballmer: don’t try to be all things to all people. Then you spread yourself too thin, you know, like peanut butter. If and when this Yahoo-Microsoft deal happens, who, … Continue reading

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An analysis of Google’s Social Graph API

Despite the valid concerns that some have with Google‘s Social Graph API, I thought I would talk about the technical possibilities. My social graph may be of particular interest becuase I had used my WordPress blog’s XFN feature to mark … Continue reading

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Open Social Hype Hangover

I am going over all of the posts today questioning specific parts of Open Social. While the main point is that any 3rd party apps can work on any network (aka “container”), it seems there is no set standard on … Continue reading

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Facebook to give away money to app dvelopers: FBFund

Breaking on new Twitter right now at the TechCrunch40 conference: Jason Calacanis reports that Facebook will be funding applications developers. Frank Gruber says between $25,000 to $250,000 for any given project, and the total fund about reserved is $10 million. … Continue reading

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Countering Microsoft’s FUD Mongering of Software as a Service

Read-Write Web via Mary Jo Foley at ZD Net reports that Microsoft is randomly spamming its customers to spread FUD about web apps/software as a service. 1. Google touts having enterprise level customers but how many “USERS” of their applications … Continue reading

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