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  • Obvious Already Ramping Up With Two New Founding Team Hires

    Obvious Already Ramping Up With Two New Founding Team Hires

    Back in January of 2009, we noted that a “superstar team” was about to launch in the MMO space, with a startup called Ohai. A few weeks ago, Ohai was sold, as VentureBeat’s Deak Takahashi first reported. And at least two of those rockstars have now moved on. Susan Wu and Don Neufeld are the newest members of The Obvious Corporation, the idea incubator that was just re-started… Read More

  • Biz Stone Steps Back From Twitter To Relaunch Obvious With Ev Williams And Jason Goldman

    Biz Stone Steps Back From Twitter To Relaunch Obvious With Ev Williams And Jason Goldman

    Twitter co-founder Biz Stone took some time to blog today a bit about his past. He goes back to Xanga, then Blogger/Google, then (though not directly mentioned) Odeo. He talks about how after they failed to sell Odeo, Evan Williams created Obvious, a parent company with the purpose of buying back Odeo from its investors. Around this time, Jason Goldman, another previous Blogger/Google guy… Read More

  • Breaking: iPhone, Apple TV to receive updates in 2008

    If rumors from Apple Insider are to be taken as truth, next year will see two new iPhones from Apple. The first will be a minor upgrade, likely nothing more than a storage bump from 8GB to 16GB, matching the iPod touch. Later in the year, though, will see the iPhone 2, which will offer the lacking 3G and likely have an updated design. To both of these, we must give a qualified “No… Read More