Photo of the Week: This week I spent time at the DEMO08 conference in Palm Desert, California and I snapped this shot from my hotel room balcony.
Every Demo 08 startup ranked from 1 to 72
Tech Confidential ranks every company that presented at the event.
Africa Panel and Top DEMO Picks
Erik Hersman explains the African panel he sat on at DEMO as well as lists the top DEMO picks.
Social Sites MOLI at DEMO08
MOLI launched at demo to offer a social network with multiple personas.
Notchup asks: How Much Would You Pay to Interview Me?
After getting emails from Notchup the week proceeding DEMO08 they launched at the event.
DEMO 2008 Companies Roundup
TechCrunch previews the DEMO 08 companies.
MICROSOFT BUYING YAHOO!?!
Microsoft seeking to acquire Yahoo!
Microsoft has proposed (and we must reiterate: proposed) to acquire Yahoo! for
OPENSOCIAL API NEWS
OpenSocial or OpenGadget?
RRW report on how some believe OpenSocial's goal is to standardize widget development.
Is OpenSocial Social at All?
Nick O'Neill just said exactly what I was thinking about Google's Open Social. Is it really social at all? Or was it something rushed out the door to co-attack the Facebook craze that started in the spring of 2007?
Google Gathers Social Graph Information From The Web, Launches API
Techcrunch offers up a video related to the Google Social Graph API.
Chatty Zuckerberg Tells All About Facebook Finances
Kara Swisher reports on an all-hands meeting held in a Palo Alto, Ca. theater where Facebook CEO and founder Mark Zuckerberg outlined performance numbers.
Persai, a personalized online news aggregator
Persai is a site that automatically discovers articles you might like from around the web.
Offers an easy no nonsense way to save items to read later.
Etsy: Online market for handmade goods funded, fighting mass production
Etsy, a site for buying and selling hand-made crafts, has raised $27 million in a round led by Accel Partners , with Accel’s Jim Breyer joining the company’s board of directors.
Automattic Launches Group Twitter-style Platform
Automattic has released Prologue, a Twitter style service for groups that is also being pitched as a distributed Twitter.
Lijit Acquires Comment Search Engine BigSwerve
Personal search engine provider Lijit, which raised $3.3 million last July, will announced tomorrow that they have acquired BigSwerve for an undisclosed sum. I have Lijit on my right rail as it offers a very nice search component for publishers.
Tipped over: social influence "tipping point" theory debunked
Clive Thompson has been getting some well-deserved attention for his recent Fast Company piece, in which Columbia University sociologist Duncan Watts explodes the hierarchical theory of social influence and trend propagation popularized by Malcolm Gladwell.
Online Reputation and Personal Responsibility
This started me thinking about online reputation and personal responsibility in the face of an ever shrinking online world. Profy takes a closer look at online reputation.
Top 50 Advertisers by Media Value in November, 2007
The top Internet advertisers by media value.
The LEGO Brick Turns 50
LEGO turns 50 today by the company's own reckoning, as it's the anniversary of the patent approval for the famous little pegged bricks.
Thinking About Tomorrow
How will technology change the way we shop, learn and entertain ourselves? How will it change the way we get news, protect our privacy, connect with friends? The WSJ took a look ahead 10 years, and imagined a whole different world.