The TechCrunch Podcast: Silicon Valley’s low emotional EQ and, no, not Zuck for president

Om Malik, the venerable entrepreneur, writer and now investor, joined TechCrunch editor-in-chief Matthew Panzarino for our second episode of The TechCrunch Podcast. In 2006, Malik turned his personal

The former head of mobile blog JKOnTheRun is suffering a heart condition and financial woes

I don’t usually post about other tech journalists but this is kind of important. A great guy, James Kendrick, started JKOnTheRun, one of the first tech blogs focusing on mobile devices. In the d

Mobile Blog JKOnTheRun Is Reborn After The Fall Of Gigaom

Harken back with me to the heady days of 2004. The century was still young and we humans were yet unsullied by the great iPhoning of mobile technology. A young man, James Kendrick, hat in one hand and

Pioneering Tech Blog GigaOm Is Shutting Down

GigaOm, a tech blog founded by journalist turned VC Om Malik, is shutting down after finding itself unable to repay creditors. The site has been serving up tech news (and has served as a direct compet

Om Malik Joins True Ventures, Steps Down At Tech Site Gigaom

Om Malik, founder of venture blog <a href="">Gigaom</a>, is stepping down as contributing writer and will become a partner with <a target="_blank" href="http://www.

Automation Is The Driving Theme In Six Cloud Startup Presentations At GigaOM Structure

I am here at the <a target="_blank" href="">GigaOm Structure conference</a> where this morning, six startups presented before a three-judge panel of venture capitalists: Luis R

GigaOm’s Structure Europe Conference Will Dive Deep Into The Cloud

We don't often try to get the word out about conferences put on by other blogs here at TechCrunch, but we're about to. Because reasons. Namely: 1) We, as TechCrunch, will probably never ever ever, eve

Tech Blog GigaOm Acquires Media-Focused Site paidContent

Hot off the press release presses: tech blog GigaOm has acquired paidContent (and parent company ContentNext) from The Guardian. Rumors of the acquisitionĀ <a href="

Make.Money.Slow : The Bitcoin Experiment

<img src="" /><a href="">Bitcoin</a>. Oh, man, where to begin. Its Hype-O-Meter got cranked to 11 this week

Looks Like Our Friends Over At GigaOm Just Raised Another $2.5 Million

<img src="" class="shot2" /> <a href="">Om Malik</a>, well-respected journalist and founder of techn

Enterprise Communications Software Socialcast Secures $1.4 million in Series A Funding

<img src="" width="215" height="52" /> <a href="">Socialcast,</a> a social communication SaaS pr

GigaOm Buys A Mobile Blog – One Less Independent Blog In The World

Blogging network GigaOm will announce the acquisition of the small but excellent mobile-focused blog jkOnTheRun this evening. Founders James Kendrick and Kevin Tofel will remain in Houston and continu

WebWorkerDaily, for the Web 2.0 Worker

Om Malik’s blog network is starting to take shape as he launches WebWorkerDaily this afternoon. The new site is a blog for the distributed worker, where the office is wherever their laptop happe