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  • Storehouse Raises $7M From SherpaVentures And Others To Move Its Story Beyond The iPad

    Storehouse Raises $7M From SherpaVentures And Others To Move Its Story Beyond The iPad

    Storehouse is a company we’ve written about a bit before. It’s a beautifully constructed iPad app that lets you build stories on the fly from text, video and images. It features one of the best visual editing interfaces I’ve ever used and a crisp, standout presentation style. Today, Storehouse is announcing $7M in A-series funding led by SherpaVentures. Seed investors… Read More

  • Om Malik Joins True Ventures, Steps Down At Tech Site Gigaom

    Om Malik Joins True Ventures, Steps Down At Tech Site Gigaom

    Om Malik, founder of venture blog Gigaom, is stepping down as contributing writer and will become a partner with True Ventures. Read More

  • Data Is Not Killing Creativity, It’s Just Changing How We Tell Stories

    Data Is Not Killing Creativity, It’s Just Changing How We Tell Stories

    I keep seeing this topic push up about how data is affecting creativity. Some say we are losing our sense of narration and storytelling. It’s not this at all. We are just experiencing a shift that other civilizations have faced when the traditional means for storytelling transform to give a sense of the changing times facing society. That does not mean a rejection of the narrative form. Read More

  • Looks Like Our Friends Over At GigaOm Just Raised Another $2.5 Million

    Looks Like Our Friends Over At GigaOm Just Raised Another $2.5 Million

    Om Malik, well-respected journalist and founder of technology news blog network Giga Omni Media and its flagship blog GigaOm, broke the news about us being acquired by AOL about a month ago now. We’re getting back at them today, even if just a little: looks like the publishing company just raised another $2.5 million according to an SEC filing, bringing the total of capital raised by… Read More

  • Enterprise Communications Software Socialcast Secures $1.4 million in Series A Funding

    Enterprise Communications Software Socialcast Secures $1.4 million in Series A Funding

    Socialcast, a social communication SaaS provider for enterprises, has secured $1.4 million in Series A funding from True Ventures and angel investors. True Ventures led the round with $1 million and angel investors contributed $400,000. Socialcast was a finalist for the 2009 Crunchies Award for “Best Bootstrapped Startup.” Om Malik, the founder of tech blogging network GigaOm… Read More

  • For God So Loved The World He Created Building B?

    For God So Loved The World He Created Building B?

    I’m not a religious man, per se, but let’s just assume that I believe in some sort of cosmic energy force that connects everyone and everything in space and time and that, for the sake of argument, we’ll refer to this entity as “God”. My advice to you would be to let God be the wireless router on the superhighway of life. Now let’s assume that there’s… Read More

  • Writers Write "B-Logs," Get Money

    Writers Write "B-Logs," Get Money

    USA Today, that bastion of hard news, is covering a new fad popular with the kids called “B-logging.” They talk about two “b-loggers,” Om Malley and Mike Orvington, who used to work at real jobs and now eat ice cream and write about computers. Now I don’t know who these people are or what they think they’re doing, but I think it’s bad to show people… Read More

  • Five Ways The iPhone Will Change The Wireless Industry

    Five Ways The iPhone Will Change The Wireless Industry

    Om Malik has been eyeing Steve Jobs’ recent keynote at WWDC ’07 and has put together a list of ways the iPhone will change the wireless industry. Om brings up some important points that we normally wouldn’t think of while caught up in the hoopla of the iPhone. He mentions that since the iPhone is essentially an iPod as well, there’s no need to shell out money to… Read More

  • Want Some Free Joost?

    Want Some Free Joost?

    Om Malik and his blog New Tee Vee are giving away 100 invites to Joost for Mac users. Those of you rockin’ an Intel-based Mac can register for Joost and download the alpha version of the program. All you have to do is just give a little feedback and you’re golden. The contest started yesterday but there’s still time left to make it in! UPDATE – No more Joost, kids. Read More