Wikio

 
  • Wikio Launches Digg-Like Site For U.S., Germany, And Spain

    Wikio Launches Digg-Like Site For U.S., Germany, And Spain

    Wikio, a user-contributed news company, launched Wikio.com, Wikio.de, and Wikio.es at the LeWeb3 conference in Paris today. The three new sites are aimed at the US, Germany, and Spain, respectively. Wikio has been live in France and Italy for a few months. They have 600,000 French users and 100,000 Italian users. In April, TechCrunch France writer Ouriel Ohayon reviewed Wikio and found it to be a… Read More

  • Will Wikio challenge Google News and Technorati?

    Will Wikio challenge Google News and Technorati?

    Wikio, a Switzerland based company, was released in private Beta yesterday night (in French). It is one of the most ambitious web launches born in Europe this year. Pierre Chappaz originated this idea after the successful adventure of his vertical ecommerce comparison engine Kelkoo, that was sold to Yahoo. He’s going to try to make it again but this time with an interesting news search… Read More