Welcome back, startup fans. It’s time for another day packed full of tech illuminati, breaking news, and genuinely amazing companies making their debuts. Our agenda for today includes a great number of investors, entrepreneurs, mayors of major cities, and someone who calls himself Chamillionaire.
As always, we’ll be streaming live all day long, as well as taping behind-the-scenes footage and interviews. And as always, employ the #tcdisrupt hashtag for Twitter, Flickr, blog posts, and all the other usual methods of propagating information.
Those of you attending: don’t forget to spend some time in Startup Alley and vote for your favorite; pleasant surprises abound, like yesterday’s crowd-pleasing Miso Music. We’ll be updating this post with significant developments, interesting external coverage, and whatever else we think might improve your Disrupt experience, so refresh early and often.
- We got bought by AOL (Mike explains)
- 500m users? Facebook could go public “at a cattle auction”
- Interview with the $2bn company you never heard of, Green Dot
- Eric Schmidt spoke very intelligently and at length on a number of topics
- Yammer launched the version of its “enterprise social network,” complete with apps
- The issue of women being unrepresented in tech was addressed and solved definitively
- Chamillionaire explained why he follows tech, and why he wants to leave Universal
- MobilePay, today’s audience choice, made a serious impression
- The Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Washington Post, Bloomberg, TechFlash, and many other outlets are reporting our new partnership.
- VentureBeat chimed in on Eric Schmidt’s talk and interpreted Schmidt’s slightly evasive answer to my admittedly open-ended question
- The Register took a crack at it as well
- CNET found Schmidt’s tech utopianism slightly disturbing