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- LinkedIn files registration statement for Initial Public Offering
Aaand here we go. (100€ darauf, dass ein Sommerlochthema 2011 „die neue Internet-Blase“ sein wird.)
- tsunamis sind auch nicht mehr das was sie mal waren
„dass basicthinking und onlinekosten.de auf ihrem verzweifelten monetarisierungsweg sich schon lange in eine öde-popöde-gasse manövriert haben, erkennt eine flügellahme taube auf den ersten blick.“
- A Bad Sign for Google
„No offense to the Times, which did a great job reporting the story, but it shouldn’t take a front page anecdote for Google to figure out that there were dishonest merchants gaming the system in that way. Google should be steps ahead of the merchants, let alone of the people writing about the merchants.“
- Quora + CrunchBase + LinkedIn = Best Extension Ever?
„You simply visit the website of a company you’re interested in, hit the extension button, and you get an overlay of the CrunchBase, LinkedIn, and Quora data for the company. The CrunchBase column shows you the funding information, the LinkedIn column shows you your connections within the company, and the Quora column shows you some of the Q&A conversations going on about about company.“
- What should be done about feeds in browsers?
„There is a point where the rubber (client) meets the road (server)—but that point can live so much farther down the stack than it does now. Mind you, I don’t want a revival of Netscape Gold as such—but recall that “the first browser was an editor, it was a writer as well as a reader”.“
- Umair Haque on the tech industry’s “thin value problem”
Tja, Haque und seine Denkfalle:“Haque told me that tech companies are “doing very badly in terms of value cycles, doing very badly in terms of philosophies that create enduring value and shifting from goods to betters (products that make us lastingly better off). What is startling to me is that more tech companies don’t use technology for meaningful purposes.” According to him, many of Silicon’s Valley’s most talked-about companies like Groupon are “industrial age companies in disguise”. While it’s easy to see how a company like Groupon is successful in a recession, he contends that ultimately it gives people “the same old stuff cheaper” and that’s not good enough to be considered authentic value.“
- Tweetdeck to unveil Deck.ly, its new platform to take on Twitter
„Tweetdeck announced its latest product today, unveiling Deck.ly, a feature that will allow users to post Tweets longer than 140 characters and could turn Tweetdeck into a righteous network in its own right.“
- More control over comments on shared items
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