Photo of the Week: With Halloween right around the corner this photo seemed appropriate.
Somewhat Frank Weekly Tidbits: 10.28.2007
Microsoft and Facebook Hook Up
The $240 million deal offers the software titan an appealing slice of online advertising—and a $15 billion valuation for Facebook. I am wondering if Google will get into the fun as they have sort of hinted at with Google Adsense. Also people are wondering if Facebook is overvalued.
How to build your Startup in 16-steps
Tengku Zahasman has highlighted a white paper that Business 2.0 put out a few years ago but is worth taking a second look at if you are interested in starting a company. The PDF is here.
25+ Sources For Creative Commons Content
Mashable has gathered 25+ sources of content licensed under Creative Commons.
File Sharing to Be Banned in UK?
UK Parliament’s under secretary is giving warning signs to bring ISPs under scrutiny and impose a ban/stoppage on their File sharing activities.
CNET Sells Webshots For $45 Million
CNET news sold WebShots, a photo sharing site, for $45 million in cash to American Greetings.
Productivity Goes Social with Jive
Enterprise collaboration company Jive Software is enabling social productivity — making things happen across ad hoc social networks instead of just relying on individual progress or within-the-workgroup collaboration.
Top 10 Bootstrapping Tips
Read/Write Web's 10 point bootstrapping primer.
Buzzword Brings Beauty, Flash to Word Processing for Adobe
Recently acquired by Adobe, Buzzword, a Waltham, MA startup, offers a beautiful web-based word processor solution.
ProQuo aims to benefit from stopping junk mail
ProQuo is a startup that launched this week hopes to help consumers curb their physical junk mail.
StumbleUpon Gets into Search
StumbleUpon, the social Web service, is going to start overlaying the information its members have provided about a Web page — whether they like it or don’t, and what they’ve written about it — onto the rest of the Web.
Lifestream to APML
Emily Chang explains how she has turned her lifestream into APML (with a little help from her friends).
Top Reasons Why Web Startups Fail
This is a good aggregation of articles that rattle off the top reasons why startups fail.