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Once upon a time (maybe around 2004), the social bookmarking service Delicious was the hottest thing on the web. It hit all the right buzzwords of the time (collaborative tagging,…

Delicious, Former Web 2.0 Darling, Is Now Managed By New Alliance, Rolls Back Most Recent Changes

Delicious, the veteran bookmarking site that last year released a rebuilt version of its service, is moving into its next phase of growth: the company has announced a new version of its…

Ad ‘Experiments’ Come To Delicious As It Updates Social Bookmarking API With Authentication, Rate Limits

For a long time, the web-based social bookmarking service Delicious was a poster child for the Web 2.0 movement. It was open, collaborative and full of the tags and user-generated…

There’s Life Left In Delicious Yet

The social bookmarking, web annotation and research tool Diigo is launching a redesign and refresh today. The site has 7 million registered users, but the boot-strapped company is seeking a…

Diigo, A Tool For Highlighting And Adding Sticky Notes To The Web, Gets A Facelift

It’s recently been very quiet around Delicious, the social bookmarking service Yahoo bought in 2005 and then sold to AVOS in 2011. Back then, the AVOS team said it was…

Delicious Becomes A Bit More Social Again, Adds Twitter And Facebook Logins

After YouTube’s founders Chad Hurley and Steve Chen bought Delicious from Yahoo in early 2011, it looked like things would move quickly for the former Web 2.0 social bookmarking star.…

Delicious Previews Its Next Update With Better Search, Enhanced Profiles And Keyboard Shortcuts

Just when you thought that the site Delicious was dead and gone, it’s back…again. Since being acquired by AVOS, headed up by YouTube co-founders, the site has gone under a…

Delicious Announces A New Design With A Focus On Community, Speed And Mobile

Chad Hurley, the co-founder of YouTube who last year bought Delicious from Yahoo through AVOS, today said that the purchase represents an “interesting experiment” for him and Steve Chen, his partner…

Chad Hurley Thinks Delicious’ Value Is Its Brand (Not Its Tech), Will Use It To ‘Restart Innovation’

Founder and investor Joshua Schachter has spent a great deal of time trying to solve the problem of not being able to easily find relevant things and people; initially with his first…

Joshua Schachter Launches Newest Tasty Labs Project, Skills.to

Delicious has just announced 4 new features to make its stacks, or collections of links, more social. Because the only thing better than a bundle of your favorite kitten websites…

Delicious Adds Collaboration and One-Ups Pinterest With Privacy

AVOS, the startup behind the newly re-launched Delicious.com, has acquired the link-saving service Trunk.ly, the company announced in a blog post this afternoon. AVOS, which is led by YouTube founders…

AVOS Acquires Link-Saving Service Trunk.ly

AVOS has been getting a whole lot of criticism by former Delicious users and fans – and even original founder Joshua Schachter – after the recent launch of the all-new…

Delicious Fixes Firefox Extension, Starts “Bookmark Rescue Operation”

Delicious is back. Million dollar question is not: will you use the revamped social bookmarking service? But rather, will your mom, sister, and that dorky teenage kid from across the…

You Can Now Get A Taste Of The New Delicious (Screenshots + Video)

Yahoo has finally found a buyer for long suffering Delicious. YouTube founders Chad Hurley and Steve Chen have acquired the company, says Yahoo, via a “new Internet company, AVOS.” We’re…

The Delicious saga continues … In reaction to what many have thought to be Yahoo’s mismanagement of the popular bookmarking service Delicious in the past couple of months, many people…

It looks like Yahoo has been looking for a home for Delicious for some time now. On his Diggnation web show this week, Digg founder Kevin Rose said that Yahoo…

Kevin Rose: Yahoo Contacted Digg To See If We Wanted To Take Over Delicious

When word got out two weeks ago that Yahoo is not 100% committed to Delicious, people who still use the bookmarking service started to panic and look for alternatives. One…

Delicious In Purgatory

1:45 pm PST • December 29, 2010

On December 16 Yahoo accidentally told the world they were shutting down popular bookmarking site Delicious. They fired most or all of the Delicious staff. Then they untold that story,…

Delicious In Purgatory

Why Sunsetting Delicious Matters

3:26 pm PST • December 19, 2010

Yahoo, which earned $1.6 billion in revenue last quarter, is “sunsetting” Delicious because the unprofitable acquisition “is not a strategic fit”. The tech and blogger community, along with Delicious fans,…

It has been fairly amazing to watch this Yahoo “sunsetting” news over the past 48 hours. It seemed to go from a bad leak, to huge backlash, to PR disaster,…

Yahoo Just Killed… Consumer Confidence In Them

For a couple of days now, we’ve been hearing rumors that the Yahoo layoffs included the entire Delicious team.  Now Former Yahoo employee and Upcoming founder Andy Baio has tweeted out…

I’ve often found myself countering the argument that the Internet is making us dumber by citing Google as a second brain: the search engine lets us remember stuff that we…

I’ve spoken to four different investors over the last two weeks trying to get at least a small piece of an angel financing round being quietly pitched by Delicous founder…

Feeding Frenzy As Delicious Founder Joshua Schachter Raises Round For New Startup

We just came across Packrati.us, a simple bookmarking service that allows you to essentially sync your Twitter feed with your Delicious bookmarks. Once you sign up with you Twitter and…

Twones started life as a FriendFeed-type service that aggregated various music services into a single stream, which we dubbed a social music feed when we first caught wind of it.…

Hardware

The $30 device to replace all my cookware

10:35 am PST • February 12, 2008

Man-dinga would you look at all them hot dogs? The 4-in-1 Hotdog Maker leverages the wonderment of technology to not only cook what appears to be at least a few…

This, my friends, is a poorly named product. But you know what they say; you can’t judge a donut making machine by its ridiculous hyphen-happy name.

Hardware

Clear2O Water Pitcher: Drinking Redefined

11:05 am PDT • October 5, 2007

About a month ago, I received an e-mail from a PR guy asking me if I’d like to try the Clear2O Water Pitcher, a Brita-style water filter for your fridge.…