Category Archives: Web 2.0

Interview: Jaman prepares European assault

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Share this post Jaman, California-based company that offers full length movies for either downloads or rental via a P2P client is planning to launch a European arm. The move is prior to an expansion of its programme of buying up … Continue reading

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Facebook is the new AOL

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Share this post ValleyWag today runs an interesting insider piece from a startup developing Facebook applications. Until recently FB members could invite all their friends to an app. creating massive viral adoption. Hence why some apps like Top Friends by … Continue reading

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Blogging Essential Web 2007

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Share this post Live blogging notes from Essential Web 2007. Startup showcase notes: Parkatmyhouse.com Parkatmyhouse.com has 1000 uniques per day and has a had a lot of press coverage. Partnered with Zipcar and which is helping them to move to … Continue reading

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Freebase aims to monetise data Wiki via API services

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Share this post OpenBusiness has interviewed Robert Cook, one of the co-founders of Freebase, a startup which aims to become the “Wikipedia for data”. Revenues will come through charging thrid party firms to access the API and leverage its data. … Continue reading

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Tribler’s long-tail video service

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Share this post Watch out TIOTI.com? As Mashable reports, Denmark-based Tribler (note the .org domain) has created a BitTorrent client which works like Last.fm to find new media based on your downloading history. The non-profit group, a joint research project … Continue reading

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Yahoo dumps Photos to push Flickr

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Share this post Breaking news: Yahoo! Photos will officially be axed today in favour of the Yahoo-owned Flickr, according to several news sites today. The closure will occur over the next few months, after Yahoo found that Flickr, with its … Continue reading

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