power.com

  • Power.com Shuts Down, Domain Name Up For Sale

    Power.com Shuts Down, Domain Name Up For Sale

    A tipster informs us that Power.com is no more and that the domain name will be sold through an auction that ends on August 17, 2011. Interested parties can pre-register on the hideous, superlative-laden website in order to receive detailed instructions for the auction in May 2011. Power.com originally made its debut in November 2008 as a site that aggregated data from a variety of social… Read More

  • Facebook Doesn't Violate Competition Laws, Court Rules In Power.com Lawsuit

    Facebook Doesn't Violate Competition Laws, Court Rules In Power.com Lawsuit

    Back in November 2008, a venture-backed startup called Power Ventures launched Power.com in an effort to establish a one-stop shop social networking hub, enabling its users to aggregate and access data and activity streams from a variety of social networking sites via one single user interface. Before the year ended, Facebook, one of the social networks users could access via Power.com, sued… Read More

  • Judge Rejects Power.com's Countersuit Against Facebook

    Judge Rejects Power.com's Countersuit Against Facebook

    A judge in the Northern California District Court has thrown out the countersuit Power.com levied against Facebook over the summer. Power.com filed its countersuit in July, alledging that, among other things, Facebook is unlawfully withholding the data that users own (as stated in Facebook’s own ToS) and is stifling competition by refusing to allow third party services. Power.com is… Read More

  • Power.com Countersues Facebook Over Data Portability

    Power.com Countersues Facebook Over Data Portability

    The Data Portability wars just got a little more interesting. Power.com, the service that lets users aggregate their social networks into a single hub, is countersuing Facebook for restricting users’ ability to export and move their own data. The company is claiming that Facebook is unlawfully withholding the data that users own (as stated in Facebook’s own ToS), and is… Read More

  • First Facebook, Now MySpace – Power.com Denied

    First Facebook, Now MySpace – Power.com Denied

    Social network aggregator Power.com was off to a hot start when it launched in late November. The service, which lets users access and share content among several social networking sites at once, raised $5 million in venture financing from Silicon Valley-based Draper Fisher Jurvetson and attracted a whopping 5 million users during its private beta period. Things were looking good. Then… Read More