Attensa Rolls Out of Beta

Attensa (previous profiles here) is announcing a bunch of product upgrades and releases tomorrow. The most important are the removal of the beta status from their Outlook and Online RSS readers. Both

Gillmor Gang and Gillmor Daily

I’ve been talking with Steve Gillmor on and off for a few months about doing podcasts with him in various formats. Last week he invited me to participate in the Gillmor Gang along with the usual

The Online Storage Gang

The online storage market is evolving fast. In the past, users could expect no more than a simple service where files could be slowly uploaded and downloaded from a mapped virtual drive or a simple we

ZoomTags and Commercial Tag Clouds

ZoomTags, based in Sunnyvale, California, is a professional implementation of the commericial tagcloud idea introduced by 1000Tags, which I wrote about earlier this month. ZoomTags is an API-based sol

SpongeCell, an Ajax Calendar

SpongeCell is a new Ajax calendar built on the Ruby on Rails platform. In addition to the now-ubiquitous drag and drop interface, Spongecell is adding artificial intelligence aspects to turn natural l

Bookmarks integrated into Google Toolbar

Google added bookmarks to version 4 of its Internet Explorer Toolbar (note that this is not available for their Firefox Toolbar). Google Bookmarks have been available since October on the Google site,

NewsAlloy Reader = Fast

I’ve been testing NewsAlloy, a free, feature rich and very fast Ajax reader (zero page refreshes). All power-user features are included – tagging, pinning, river of news and folder-based v

Nine Startups at E27 Summit

I attended the E27 Technology Conference today at Stanford University. Startups founded by entrepreneurs who are less than 27 years old were eligible to present. With a couple of exceptions these comp Competitors Try Paying Users

At least two competitors, Simpy and RawSugar (profiles) have begun paying users to use and promote their services. While the companies have different payment models, both pay based on traf

This Week's New Ajax Homepage

I start to get nervous if another ajax home page doesn’t launch every two weeks or so. Well, today my long wait of over three weeks finally ended when I heard about Wrickr from Steve Rubel. See

Digg Acquisition Rumors

UPDATE: Kevin Rose has directly denied these rumors. Is Yahoo acquiring Digg? Jeremy Botter and Kevin Burton say yes, but Kevin Rose, the founder of Digg, says “Rumors… we are focused on f

New Services Shown at SearchChamps

I am visiting Microsoft HQ in Redmond this week for their SearchChamps event. Attendance requires the signing of an nondisclosure agreement, and most of what is discussed is non-bloggable. However, th

Community Search with Yedda

There are only a few details emerging about Israel-based Yedda, which will be launching in the next month or so (the current home page is taking email registrations). My understanding is that the serv

FireAnt Just Rocks

FireAnt released some impressive and beautiful software earlier today. The company first launched in January 2005 with a downloadable Mac client that allowed users to aggregate video blog content and

Tello – Good Product, Dumb Strategy?

Tello has been all over the news since last night. It hasn’t launched yet, but the promise is to allow people within your company and at trusted other companies to see your “presence&#8221

Ingenio's Ether

Ether, a division of pay-per-call Ingenio, is taking email addresses for a new beta. One of the people behind it says to read this and this to get an idea of what it is. Seems like it would be easier

Pandora v.

Fred Wilson has a good post today comparing the and Pandora music services. He’s strongly in favor of I use and have written about both services. Each allows you to find new mus

Rent your Parking Space at Car Harbor

Car Harbor, which is still being developed and is far from launch (the link is to the blog), is going to solve a very common and frustrating real world problem – finding a parking space in a cro

Healthline Just Raised Serious Cash

San Fransico-based medical search engine Healthline (launched in October 2005) just raised $14 million in a recapitalized Series A round of financing. They also are written up by Bob Tedeschi in tomor

Top 10 Sources Announces Executive Team

Top 10 Sources, a human-edited blog index, announced a management team today. Halley Suitt is CEO, Wendy Koslow is Editor in Chief and Indigo Tabor is Technical Editor in Chief. From the site: Top 10
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