Photo of the Week: These colorful orbs were all over the SF MOMA on Wednesday evening as MySpace.com held an event to celebrate their invasion of San Francisco with the opening of an office in the area.
Somewhat Frank Weekly Tidbit: 10.21.2007
What Would a VC Sponsored Coworking Location Look Like?
Allen Stern explains what a VC sponsored coworking location might look like as it offers a mentored incubator environment for startups.
Web 2.0 Summit Day Two: The Facebook Seduction
Om Malik was at the Web 2.0 Summit and explains how most of the buzz was about the question about Facebook’s pending funding.
Podcast: Web 2.0 Summit action, Twine, Ballmer will dunk Google, the gPhone
Dan Farber and David Berlind discuss the Web 2.0 Summit action on this podcast.
Amazon’s $100,000 Startup Challenge
Anyone out there with a great idea for building a startup around Amazon Web Services can enter a $100,000 challenge that Amazon is sponsoring.
Apple Opens iPhones to Software Developers.
Apple has announced an official SDK will be available in February so you could develop or install applications to an iPhone.
Tumblr Gets Financing
Tumblr, a micro-blogging platform, appears to taken a small round of financing. I am a fan of Tumblr so I cannot wait to see what is coming soon on November 1st.
YieldBuild Will Try To Pay You More Than AdSense
YieldBuild, a new service from the company that launched HubPages, will take a stab at optimizing those ad units for you. YeildBuild has a focus on layout and design for optimization purposes.
The Ultimate Facebook Notifier: FizzBoost
If you are one of those Facebook addicts and want to get Facebook alert notifications even when your browser is closed, I recommend that you download FizzBoost.
Explore the world with Flickr
At the Web 2.0 Summit this week in SF, Flickr previewed a new feature that will enable users to browse photos based on geographic location.
Widget Summit, a conference done right
Ian Kennedy offers a nice wrapup from the Widget Summit from this past week. I also want to give a public shout out to Niall for hosting an excellent conference. Ian details how Niall paid attention to a details that often get looked over at other conferences.
Pwn your Time!
Too much of our day we give it away to people, things & places that we don’t want to. Stop it. No really, stop letting others slut out your time. Noah Kagan has a great point... VALUE YOUR TIME!
Proposed Law Could Be a Cold Shower for YouPorn
YouPorn and other blue Web 2.0 startups could be out of business in the near future if proposed changes to 18 U.S.C. 2257 are accepted into law.
Microsoft Wants 100 Companies, but to What End?
If Microsoft's CEO Steve Ballmer is to be believed, then it's a good time to flip a startup. During his Q&A at the Web 2.0 Summit yesterday he made the ballsy claim that the company is prepared to purchase 20 companies a year, for the next five years.
Vimeo Offering HD Video Option
Vimeo, one of the classiest players in the online video world, is now offering High Definition transcoding for user uploaded video.