Our friends at GigaOmnimedia’ NewTeeVee are putting on a conference tomorrow Thursday for the Web video industry called NewTeeVee Live. The lineup looks great: Netflix CEO Reed Hastings, Hulu CEO Jason Kilar, CSI creator Anthony Zuiker, Sling Media CEO Blake Kirkorian, YouTube platforms director Ben Ling, and many others. The conference is tomorrow at the Mission Bay Conference Center in San… → Read More
Om Malik’s GigaOm has raised another round of financing – $4.5 million – bringing the total amount the blog network has raised to $5.3 million. This round was led by Alloy Ventures. Previous investor True Ventures joined the round as well.
They call it Giga Omni Media for a reason. Om Malik’s blog empire just got a little bit bigger today with the acquisition TheAppleBlog. This comes a little over a month after he added mobile blog JKOnTheRun to his blog roster under the GigaOm brand (and two weeks after he joined True Ventures as a partner).
Terms were not disclosed, but it is unlikely he paid much for TheAppleBlog. It attracts… → Read More
GigaOm (Om Malik’s blog network) just launched a new open source software focused blog called Ostatic. The goal, Malik said today in an interview, is to track news around the world’s 150,000+ open source projects. Malik quotes IDC, saying that 71% of the worlds developers have used open source software, and that 50% of organizations have some open source software in production. This… → Read More
Om Malik’s one-year-old media empire continues to grow: it now includes five blogs, a weekly video show and a job listing site. I imagine things are getting a little crazy around the office. Which is why I’m not at all surprised that he’s brought on a seasoned executive, Paul Walborsky, to help him manage and grow the company as its Chief Operating Officer. Walborsky, who has… → Read More
Google, Yahoo and others are going “green” and trying to minimize energy use and pollution. Startups like ZeroFootprint are popping up to help the cause. So its no wonder that we are starting to see more green-tech focused blogs. This morning, GigaOm is launching Earth2Tech, a new blog to follow the news in this space. It will be written by Katie Fehrenbacher and newcomer Adena… → Read More
Found+Read, GigaOm’s newest blog, will be a must-subscribe to resource for many web entrepreneurs. It is edited by Carleen Hawn and will have on guest entrepreneurs and other experts come on and share their experiences in building companies. Malik says he is starting this becasue he’s gone through growing pains building his own business over the last year, and realized that most of the… → Read More
Om Malik’s growing blog empire expanded today with the launch of NewTeeVee, a blog covering the exploding world of online video. The primary contributors will be Malik and GigaOm writers Liz Gannes and Katie Fehrenbacher, with contributions from Jackson West, Paul Kapustka, Russell Heimlich and Russell Shaw. There’s good content on the site already. You’ve arrived at the newest… → Read More
Om Malik’s blog network is starting to take shape as he launches WebWorkerDaily this afternoon. The new site is a blog for the distributed worker, where the office is wherever their laptop happens to be. Cell phones, Skype, laptops and other tools have made it possible for an entire generation of workers to do their thing outside of an actual office. This blog is for them. The writers will… → Read More