shozu

  • Shozu – the mobile contender that turned into a write-off

    I’m sure there may be longer histories written about Shozu. The service was founded way, way back in 2001 and was initially most exciting for allowing you to post mobile phone pictures to sites like Flickr. I remember people coming up to me and simply raving about this service in the early part of the decade. In many ways it was the “UK’s Twitter” for the early 2000s. Read More

  • Done deal: Critical Path acquires Shozu, CEO Chris Wade stays on as consultant

    Our earlier report about Critical Path buying mobile services startup ShoZu turns out to have been right on the money. Tomorrow morning, both companies will jointly announce that they have come to an agreement for Critical Path to acquire all of ShoZu for an undisclosed sum. We’re trying to get a hold of the price the London company, which was backed by $36 million in venture capital… Read More

  • Confirmed: Critical Path Buys ShoZu – Price Unknown, But Here Are The Terms

    Our earlier report about Critical Path buying mobile services startup ShoZu turns out to have been right on the money. Tomorrow morning, both companies will jointly announce that they have come to an agreement for Critical Path to acquire all of ShoZu for an undisclosed sum. We’re trying to get a hold of the price the London company, which was backed by $36 million in venture capital… Read More

  • Postcard service Touchnote integrates with ShoZu's iPhone app

    [UK] Build an API and they will come. OK that’s not always the case but throw in a genuine revenue stream and support for a hot mobile gadget with an affluent customer base (the iPhone) and you probably stand a much better chance. That’s the hope of London-based Touchnote and it appears to be coming true. The company, which competes with US-based Shoot It!, turns a digital… Read More

  • ShoZu close to being acquired by Critical Path

    Mobile services startup ShoZu is in talks to be acquired by Critical Path, a well-placed source with access to inside information tells us. Critical Path’s board of directors and shareholders may have approved the acquisition yesterday. At the very least, Critical Path is in late-stage negotiations. We don’t know the price, but it most likely isn’t out of the ballpark. The… Read More

  • Source: Critical Path Close To Acquiring ShoZu

    Mobile services startup ShoZu is in talks to be acquired by Critical Path, a well-placed source with access to inside information tells us. Critical Path’s board of directors and shareholders may have approved the acquisition yesterday. At the very least, Critical Path is in late-stage negotiations. We don’t know the price, but it most likely isn’t out of the ballpark. The… Read More

  • The Top Ten Twitter Apps On The iPhone Among Early Adopters

    What are the top Twitter apps on the iPhone? It’s hard to say because the iTunes store doesn’t have a Twitter category (Twitter apps are lumped in under “Social Networking). But AppsFire, the iPhone app sharing service, might have an answer—at least for the early adopter crowd who tend to use AppsFire (i.e. people like you, dear reader). AppsFire looks at apps… Read More

  • iPhone Application Overview And Demo Videos

    It’s not official quite yet, but the iPhone App Store is live and you can download version 2.0 of the iPhone software – which is all you need to run the 552 applications currently available. We’ve been gathering videos and overviews of many of the applications and have held them until now. We received demo vidoes for dozens of applications, ranging from basic games to… Read More

  • CES 2007: Dear Diary…


    I had such high hopes and big plans for this year’s Consumer Electronics Show. And yet, within four hours of setting down in Las Vegas, my dreams began to crumble. I wanted to offer you, the readers, more than just constant, mind-numbing blasts of product announcements, so I scheduled more than 40 meetings with a wide variety of vendors between Sunday, January 7 and Wednesday… Read More