Tag Archives: Techcrunch

Google’s Amoral Greatness?


Update:  A Googley View of the matter:   Google speaketh o Copyrights Often the weekend brings the best internet philosophy discussions and one is brewing today about whether Google is the good or bad guy in the content equation.    The … Continue reading

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TechCrunch 50 – winners or losers?


You won’t know what these companies are up to from the names, but soon most of the TechCrunch 50 startups will be online:  http://www.techcrunch50.com/2008/conference/presenters.php Thanks to live streaming of the conference it’s almost like I’m watching / listening right now. … Continue reading

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Beijing Olympics Coverage basically rocks – so stop whining!


I’m really tired of people criticizing the technology behind the Olympics coverage, which has been spectacular on almost all fronts given NBC’s unprecedented “all events online” approach. Sure it’s unfortunate / frustrating to have some events delayed – especially here … Continue reading

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Facebook, Facebook Get Ya Facebook Shares at 80% off


TechCrunch is reporting that an insider at Facebook is shopping his shares at 80% off the normally quoted (and probably absurd) 15 billion dollar valuation.   TechCrunch is also suggesting that even Mark Zuckerberg is willing to sell shares at a … Continue reading

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Buy before the rumor, sell before the news?


One of the really intriguing aspects of the blogOspheric chatterfest is how the big markets tend to react to rumors from key business related blogs.    When TechCrunch reported yesterday that talks between Microsoft and Yahoo had resumed Yahoo stock increased, … Continue reading

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Mike Arrington, Chris Anderson on Charlie Rose


TechCrunch’s Mike Arrington is on my favorite show tonight talking about the future of technology along with Chris Anderson of Wired.   (not to be confused with TED conference coordinator Chris Anderson). Here are the videos Ha – just got a … Continue reading

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Scoblegate? No – Scobleizer ads are NOT a sellout.


Mike Arrington, hanging in Davos with the global power elite, has a great title today with “Scoble Sells Out“, a fake jab at his pal Robert Scoble who is finally putting ads on his hugely popular blog (and is also lounging in Davos with the … Continue reading

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