• MySpace Executes 30% Staff Reduction Today

    Those MySpace rumors we’ve been talking about are very real. A week ago we wrote that MySpace and parent company Fox Interactive Media would layoff hundreds of employees. Today the company is confirming those cuts, saying they’ll “reduce staff by nearly 30%.” We’re updating our layoff tracker to include this information. A MySpace employee writes to tell us… Read More

  • Facebook Loses Lawsuit Against German Clone StudiVZ, Gets Criticized For Sloppy Preparation

    Bad news for Facebook from Germany today. Facebook has had issues with Berlin-based social network StudiVZ (“student directory” in German) for years before deciding last summer to finally sue their German clone in the US. In November, Facebook filed another suit [PDF], this time in Germany. The allegation in both cases: Intellectual property theft, with Facebook saying StudiVZ… Read More

  • Logitech announces the Bluetooth Mouse M555b

    Logitech‘s Bluetooth mouse lineup has been somewhat non-exsistant lately, but the M555b takes care of that. This mouse seems like your standard two-button mouse but the wheel features the hyper-fast scolling that some love in the MX Revolution line. Plus the mouse features laser tracking and a low-battery indicator for the AA power source. Read More

  • Exclusive Video: Hands-On With Opera Unite (It Rocks)

    The web is understandably abuzz with chatter over Opera Unite, the technology platform the Norwegian software company unveiled earlier this morning. It’s an intriguing concept, and it could fundamentally change the way we think about how content is shared on the Internet. Expect this to be a source of inspiration for other browser makers, hopefully crediting Opera Software for getting… Read More

  • Flip announces Flip Channels, adds easier video sharing

    Not content to let others do the heavy lifting, Pure Digital, now part of Cisco, has added Flip Channels to their popular – and surprisingly useful – FlipShare software. The software is pre-installed on every Flip devices (we have the HD) and the Channels are yet another way to upload and share your videos in the interwebs. Videos sent to your channel can be viewed at FlipShare.com… Read More

  • ASUS T91 tablet netbook to hit US retailers soon

    If you’ve been holding out for a convertible touchscreen tablet netbook, your wait may soon be over. Asus has put the Eee PC T91 up on its US website. Still no exact pricing or availability info yet, unfortunately, although it’ll apparently be available to retailers sometime this week. Read More

  • CrunchDeals: Creative Labs Vado HD camcorder for $130

    Amazon has a one-day deal on the Creative Labs Vado HD camcorder. Normally selling for around $215, it’s on sale for just $130 with free shipping. Read More

  • Fred Wilson: The Value Of Twitter Is In "The Power Of Passed Links"

    Venture capitalist Fred Wilson, who is an investor in Twitter, argues that the value of Twitter is “all about links.” Today at the 140 Characters Conference in New York City, Wilson gave a presentation ostensibly about how to make money from Twitter. The value of Twitter, he says, is in “the power of the passed link.” He compared Twitter’s recent organic growth… Read More

  • The now official Olympus E-P1 digital pen does retro right


    Well, it’s here: The Olympus E-P1 Micro Four Thirds digital camera. The E-P1, or digital pen, packs in almost all the E-620‘s magic into an absolute tiny and gorgeous body. A body that throws-back to the the late 50’s when Olympus launched the first Pen camera. Just like back then, pro photographers and amateurs alike are instantly falling in love with this shooter. Except… Read More

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