RadioTime, a Dallas, Texas-based provider of applications for finding and listening to online radio stations, has acquired the TuneIn Radio iPhone app, one of the best-selling and highest rated Internet radio applications for iOS devices.
Terms of the acquisitions have not been disclosed, but I’m told the deal was part cash, part equity. The developer of the TuneIn Radio app, Ben Alexander, was… → Read More
TuneIn, a new startup co-founded by Adam Hertz and former Ask.com CEO Jim Lanzone, has raised a first round of funding – $500,000 from True Ventures and Mitch Kapor. Phil Black from True Ventures and Kapor join Lanzone and Hertz on the board of directors.
Lanzone is not working on the startup full time, he’s taking a board seat going forward.
Believe it or not, almost 50% of Twitter users, prefer to tweet directly from Twitter.com. This isn’t surprising, but most heavy Twitter users agree that Twitter.com is actually the poorest user experience among the plethora of alternative web applications to access the service. But there’s one thing Twitter.com has going for it (besides being the default way all new users access Twitter) – it’s… → Read More
Twitter has quickly turned into one of the best places to discover new media — be it video, images, or links — as soon as it comes out. Videos that may take hours or even days to surface on sites like Digg can virally spread across Twitter in a fraction of the time. As Fred Wilson put it, the value of Twitter lies in “the power of passed links”.