• CrunchDeals: Asus Eee PC 1000H drops down to $505

    And now the 10-inch Asus netbook has dropped down to $505. However, you can get it for even cheaper at mwave. via Liliputing Read More

  • 911ICE.org takes ICE a step further

    Ice, In Case of Emergency is a simple idea that has some far reaching consequences. Conceived by British paramedic Bob Brotchie several years ago, the ICE initiative is simply a contact programmed into your cell phone. When first responders get to an emergency, they simply look in your cell phone for your ICE contact. Simple, easy and effective. The website 911ICE.org not only alerts your one… Read More

  • Make dissects the E-Ink Esquire


    All right, show of hands: How many of you people have already done this? If I could have gotten my hands on one, I know I would have already torn it to pieces, but we’re not all wired that way. At any rate MAKE sure is and they’ve taken pictures of the whole process so you don’t have to. Anyone else disappointed by this so-called “display”? The… Read More

  • TC50: MySpace CEO DeWolfe Says 95 Percent of Ad Revenues Comes From 9 Countries; Announces New Google Gears Project

    Not all countries are created equal when it comes to social networking, at least in terms of how valuable each user is to advertisers. In an onstage interview with Michael Arrington at TC50, MySpace CEO Chris DeWolfe confirmed this: Our international strategy is different than our competitors. We look at advertising dollars, and 95% of all advertising revenues come form 9 countries. In… Read More

  • TechCrunch50 Session 4: Advertising And Commerce

    During the fourth session of TechCrunch 50, three companies came on-stage and discussed ways to improve advertising, while one company told those in attendance how to streamline email and make it easier to manage email overload. The session featured five panelists: Entrepreneur, Marc Andreessen; MySpace CEO Chris DeWolfe; Marc Benioff, chairman and CEO of Salesforce.com; Entrepreneur Yossi… Read More

  • CrunchDeals: Eee PC 901 now only $499

    For whatever reason Asus has knocked off $100 on the Eee PC 901, at least on Amazon. Read More

  • Casual 3D social network Hangout hangs out at TC50

    Hangout combines Facebook, MySpace and the Sims to create a virtual world for 16-24 year olds to interact in. By creating “rooms”, users have the ability to create a customized environment in which all their interests are represented. Recent interests are catalogued in a similar way as to real life, with users able to visit your “room” and see what you have been… Read More

  • TechCrunch50 Session 3: Enterprise

    TechCrunch50’s third session introduced four companies related to enterprise. The judges for this panel were: Marc Andreessen, Marc Benioff, Ash Patel, and Yossi Vardi. You can see our coverage of the first panel here and the second panel here. A sampling of the judges’ comments follows the company summaries. Read More

  • Peter Thiel: Best Predictor of Startup Success Is Low CEO Pay

    In a long-ranging discussion today at TechCrunch50, investor Peter Thiel (PayPal, Facebook, Slide) gave his thoughts on what is the best predictor of startup success. At the Founder’s Fund, one of the most important factors he likes to look at before deciding to invest in a startup is how much the CEO is paying himself. (This is also a factor that one of his investments, YouNoodle… Read More

  • Tweegee: Ya know, for the kids. No, really. It’s a kid thing.

    Showing off their new website at TC50 is Tweegee, a social network and portal for kids age 8-14. Bright colors and graphics are designed to grab the attention of tweens. Beyond social networking, kids have the ability to share content and interact with other kids. A series of multiplayer games are also incorporated, giving the kids something to actually do. Additionally, kids can create their… Read More

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