OMG! I can haz twitter user lists! The blogosphere is in a tizzy with news that Twitter is launching user lists soon. Obviously, this has been a much requested feature, and most third party Twitter clients have already implemented this type of functionality. From the Twitter blog post, here are the basics: Lists are public… Read More Finally, Twitter Gives Us User Lists!
When Amazon and Sony first announced their e-book readers, I wanted to do a comparison of the products to determine which may be a better fit for your reading style. Thankfully, I waited long enough for more products to appear, and someone has put them into a handy table. CrunchGear has a great comparison of… Read More Should We Buy An eReader Or Wait For Tablets?
Over the past few weeks and months, I have seen a recurring theme regarding startups and their exits. First, we saw the acquisition of FriendFeed by Facebook. During that time, FriendFeed lit up with comments and discussion about FriendFeed’s exit. First, some people were congratulating the FriendFeed team for finding a successful exit, which is… Read More What Do We Expect From A Startup Exit?
Groundswell by Charlene Li and Josh Bernoff may only be a little over a year old, but much of the advice feels like common sense now. Part of that feeling comes from the fact that some of the advice is actually just common sense that seems to be ignored when dealing with social media. Regardless… Read More Riding The Wave With Groundswell
I am sure that many regular readers of this blog are wondering what happened to YackTrack. Well, nothing really happened to it, except that I have been trying to implement the newest feature, email notifications! Now you can log into your account and configure three settings. First, your email address must be a valid email… Read More YackTrack Now Sends Email Notifications
While the TechCrunch50 conference was occurring, I was watching to see what development oriented tools would appear. At most of these type of conferences, someone always tries to launch some new, exciting and easy way to build applications. This TC50, there was one company that looked interesting, FluidHTML. FluidHTML does have some interesting technology, and… Read More Application Development May Never Be Easy
It is with much amusement that I watch most of the blogosphere fawn over the new Google toy, Fast Flip. There are comments about how this could save newspapers because Google is sharing revenue, comments about how this “packaging” is how news should have evolved, and other similar nonsense. What would people say if this… Read More Can Google Do No Wrong?
I read some interesting news this morning when I saw that Intuit will acquire Mint.com. I have been following Mint for quite some time mainly because I always wanted to track my spending in a simple and effective manner. However, it was not until a few months ago that my bank accounts were finally accepted… Read More Why Did Intuit Buy Mint?
As you must have heard, Facebook Lite has been released in the US. Obviously, the blogosphere is buzzing with the news. The funniest part of the release is that it is so very far from complete. You really cannot modify any of your settings, and a bunch of other things. InsideFacebook has a really good… Read More Facebook Lite Is Why They Bought FriendFeed