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  • Zynga's CityVille Game Already At 3 Million Daily Active Users (Le Web)

    Zynga's CityVille Game Already At 3 Million Daily Active Users (Le Web)

    Zynga SVP of Mobile David Ko just took the stage at Le Web 10, where he was interviewed by our very own MG Siegler. Here are our notes (paraphrased and cut short): “We just launched CityVille last week, and it’s been the fastest-growing game for us to date. We saw 3 million daily active users yesterday, and that’s across 5 different languages.” Read More

  • Au revoir et merci, Traveling Geeks

    Au revoir et merci, Traveling Geeks

    I’ve spent a wonderful week in Paris, attending the infamous Le Web conference put together by Loic Le Meur and his amazing wife Geraldine. But while the event kicked off only on Wednesday, I arrived in the French capital on Sunday noon, and my motivation wasn’t tourism. I was cordially invited by the organizers of the Traveling Geeks tours, who bring together bloggers and… Read More

  • Have Geeky Friends, Will Travel

    I’ve spent a wonderful week in Paris, attending the infamous Le Web conference put together by Loic Le Meur and his amazing wife Geraldine. But while the event kicked off only on Wednesday, I arrived in the French capital on Sunday noon, and my motivation wasn’t tourism. I was cordially invited by the organizers of the Traveling Geeks tours, who bring together bloggers and… Read More

  • The European Gang Hits Le Web, Compares Silicon Valley To Europe

    The European Gang Hits Le Web, Compares Silicon Valley To Europe

    TechCrunch writer Paul Carr forced me to write about his on-stage panel discussion at the Le Web conference, and as usual when people threaten me with violence, I was happy to oblige. But it was really a good thing he twisted my arm, especially considering the fact that there was more than one TC’er in the panel: TechCrunch Europe editor Mike Butcher was also very much present. The… Read More

  • Stribe Snags Top Prize At Le Web / TechCrunch Europe Startup Competition

    So the Le Web Startup Competition is over for another year. Instead of sitting on the sidelines reporting the event, as I was last year, this year TechCrunch Europe was asked to co-organize it with Le Web. So, together with Loic Le Meur, Ben Metcalfe and Geraldine Le Meur we filtered down the hundreds of applicants to the final 16. Although we didn’t concentrate exclusively on it, it… Read More

  • Marissa Mayer Talks Google Search, Chrome, Online News And More At Le Web

    Marissa Mayer Talks Google Search, Chrome, Online News And More At Le Web

    TechCrunch’s Mike Arrington this afternoon interviewed Marrissa Mayer, Google’s VP of Search Product and User Experience, at the Le Web conference here in Paris, France. Last year, Arrington interviewed Mayer on stage at Le Web too, and Google took Chrome out of beta that day and talked about Searchwiki. This year, no announcements were made, but Mayer shared her thoughts on all… Read More

  • Niklas Zennström Talks European Entrepreneurship At Le Web 2009

    Niklas Zennström Talks European Entrepreneurship At Le Web 2009

    Niklas Zennström, half of the infamous duo that started companies like Kazaa, Skype, Joost and Rdio, took the stage at the Le Web conference this afternoon to talk innovation in Europe and the lessons he’s learned as a European entrepreneur for the last 9 years. Zennström said he found it encouraging to find that so many European entrepreneurs and startups are busy building… Read More

  • Le Web 2009 Roundtable: What Makes A Platform, Exactly?

    Le Web 2009 Roundtable: What Makes A Platform, Exactly?

    This is an overview of what was said during the panel conversation at Le Web on Platforms, which was moderated by our own Mike Arrington. (right) Lots of panelists for this particular discussion – the conference organizers managed to get all of these people on one stage: Ethan Beard (Director, Facebook Developer Network), Cristian Cussen (Director of Business Development at Ning)… Read More