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  • Live From The “Meet The New LinkedIn” Event, Watch The Transformation Of The World’s #1 Professional Social Network

    Live From The “Meet The New LinkedIn” Event, Watch The Transformation Of The World’s #1 Professional Social Network

    Today at an event in Mountain View called “Meet The New LinkedIn”, the company is discussing its direction and will announce some new things. LinkedIn, the public company that serves as a social network for professionals, has been integrating social features into its product for the past few years. Lately, this has been ramped up. Over time, LinkedIn has dashed in a flavor of Twitter… Read More

  • Bathys Benthic Ti available soon, new Damascus Bathic to be revealed

    Bathys Benthic Ti available soon, new Damascus Bathic to be revealed

    Well, we got official word from John at Bathys today, the Benthic Ti that we told you about back in July is finally coming out. Read More

  • CrunchGear/TechCrunch Meetup in Tokyo

    CrunchGear/TechCrunch Meetup in Tokyo

    Ba Da Da Ding Ding Ding Ding Ding. Greetings from the Land of the Rising Sun, Hello Kitty, Ninjas and all sorts of sexual fetishes. Serkan and I are talking about having a meetup here in Tokyo on Tuesday night. Please drop a line in comments or e-mail me at peterha at crunchgear dot com and let us know if you'd like to join. I'm staying in Ebisu and plan to have the meetup around here or wherever… Read More

  • Sony Ericsson to make another announcement within 2 weeks?

    Sony Ericsson to make another announcement within 2 weeks?

    Hot on the tail of the Walkman trio announcement last week, rumor has it that Sony Ericsson’s looking to make another announcement within the next 2 weeks or so. Sony Ericsson has had a fairly constant flow of announcements over the past few months. Unfortunately, outside of the C905 announcement back in June, they’ve all been pretty boring. It’s tough to get pumped about… Read More

  • New York intern wanted

    We are looking for a college student intern for the HOT HOT New York summer. Responsibilities include making Peter Ha his noodles, reviewing gear, attending events and meetings, and posting. Act now. Email john @ crunchgear.com with a story from CG written in your own style and a description of your skills and experience. Read More

  • Our little Mikey is all growed up and on the cover of Time

    Our little Mikey is all growed up and on the cover of Time

    Time named its top 100 influential people and guess who made it in the list? Our own Mr. Michael Arrington, former attorney and guy who everyone generally thinks is cool… generally. I’m actually quite proud to be working for the man today. Congratulations, Mike, from all of us. Can you spot him? Read More

  • Reminder: May 1 CrunchNetwork Meet-up is GO

    Reminder: May 1 CrunchNetwork Meet-up is GO

    Are you excited to be able to spend quality time with your favorite Crunchies? Want to get PHa drunk and give him a swirly? Require beer to keep from turning into a wolf? All of those things will be possible this Thursday at Red Sky at 47 E. 29th Street between Park and Madison. We’d like to thank our sponsors again and we’ll be going through the wait list names on a FIFO basis. Watch… Read More

  • Do you use Web 2.0 apps – like a lot?

    Drop me a line @ john at crunchgear dot com if you really, really like web 2.0 apps as in “I erased Office so I could use Google Docs.” Read More

  • gPhone Madness winners

    gPhone Madness winners

    Through the use of advanced math techniques, namely doing a query and scoring entries based on comments, vote total, and number of votes, we’ve found that mickmel won with a score of 301 and ObsessedWithShiny won with a score of 388. We got 51 full, well thought-out entries along with this: Phone Idea: Transformer Unregistered The phone should transform into a car and then a robot bodyguard. Read More

  • gPhone Madness contest over on Monday

    gPhone Madness contest over on Monday

    Because of all the server futzing I’m extending the gPhone Madness contest until Monday at 12pm eastern. Feel free to vote, enter, and do whatever over the weekend but remember that it ends Monday. Read More

 
  • gPhone Madness: The creepiest entry to date

    gPhone Madness: The creepiest entry to date

    The gPhone madness contest is still going strong. Remember to vote early and often for your favorite entrants and that we also count comments in the judging. Rich sends us his entry, a really freaking creepy idea involving social data mining and facial recognition. The Playa’s Bible web service is linked to Open Social for data mining, The guy takes a picture of a young lady in a local bar… Read More

  • Gphone madness: contest entries keep rolling in

    Gphone madness: contest entries keep rolling in

    Here’s the deal: in order to celebrate the non-release of the gPhone, we’re asking you, our dear readers, to offer up some potential applications for the Android platform. They can be silly, smart, or stupid. Take this one, for example: Here’s an idea for an open source Gphone application that could make you a little cash: Turn your cell phone into a traffic camera. As you are… Read More

  • Google Conference Call Liveblog

    Google Conference Call Liveblog

    http://images.operator11.com/swf/o11player.swf Click here to read our live coverage of the Google Mobile OS. More info: Today, T-Mobile is participating, alongside Google and others, in the announcement of the Open Handset Alliance and Android, the first truly open and comprehensive platform for mobile devices. IM questions to me during the conference call and I’ll try to ask them. AIM… Read More

  • CG ALERT: And we're off… Motorola, T-Mo, HTC, and Qualcomm gPhone conference call today

    I’ll just quote this verbatim and I’ll be live blogging the call in a mere 30 minutes. I may have to eat my hat. GOOGLE, T-MOBILE, HTC, QUALCOMM AND MOTOROLA TO DISCUSS NEW OPEN PLATFORM FOR MOBILE DEVICES Read More

  • Happy 4th of July

    Happy 4th of July

    Happy Independence Day, folks. The CrunchGear team wishes everyone a happy and safe 4th. Enjoy the fireworks, BBQ and your day off. Posting will be light today, so we’ll see everyone tomorrow! Read More

  • Run John, Run

    Run John, Run

    Today’s the big day, folks. Mr. Biggs began his marathon at around 6:30 AM PST and he’s pumping out 10:20 miles. If you’re bored then feel free to live track Biggs. Cheer him on or flame him on how slow he’s running. Either way he’s kicking butt and doing it for a great cause. Read More

  • Apple Poops Out Multicolored iPod Shuffles

    Apple Poops Out Multicolored iPod Shuffles

    Damn you Apple. You sure do like to tease us, eh? You take down your entire online store to get us all wound up then drop a big pile of colored iPod Shuffles on us while you laugh and call us girly names. You can now scoop up a Shuffle in pink, orange, lime, blue, and silver – similar to the original iMac colors and all are available to buy right now. But why no previous announcement about… Read More

  • Palm to Announce New Treo Thursday at Digital Life

    Palm today announced that it will be announcing (it keeps announcing when it’s going to make announcements, doesn’t it?) a new Treo at Digital Life in New York on Thursday. We’ll bet our bagel it’s the 680p for Cingular. Palm will also be offering a hands-on demonstration of the new Treo. Our intrepid reporters will be there to give you live coverage, so if you’ve… Read More