Goowy Team Bails Out Of AOL To Start Assistly

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Investor Deadpools Jooce. Not Sure They're Aware.

<img src="" width="200" height="92" />Funny how we receive tips sometimes. Yesterday we <a href="

AOL Sheds Yourminis Personalized Startpage

<img src="" class="shot2" /> Eight months <a href="">after acqui

Hummer Winblad Partner Will Price Resigns To Head WidgetBox

It’s not often a partner at a successful venture capital fund leaves to do anything except retire (although there is some evidence to the contrary). But Will Price, a general partner at Hummer W

Amid Yahoo Turmoil, AOL Makes An Acquisition

On Monday AOL will announce the acquisition of San Diego-based Goowy, a startup founded in late 2004 and which launched, incidentally, in my living room in late 2006 (we had a TechCrunch party where G

Yourminis Delivering Triple Widget Play

Personalized desktops are a crowded space. Startups compete for attention against the big three of myYahoo, iGoogle and Live. TechCrunch last covered Yourminis in November 2006 with Michael describing

The YourMinis Do-It-All Flash Homepage

YourMinis is a Flash-based customizable homepage product that will compete for users with a number of similar products that use Ajax – Netvibes, Pageflakes, Google, and more. This was l

Goowy Launches Web Chat and Storage Products

San Diego-headquartered Goowy (a Mark Cuban investment) just publicly launched the enhanced IM and storage products that I tested last month. Goowy users now have Meebo-like IM funtionality built dire

Testing Goowy Web IM and Online Storage

Goowy is slowly rolling out its new web instant messaging and online storage services to users. I showed screen shots (provided by Goowy) earlier this month, and have now had a chance to use the featu

Goowy to add Web IM, File Sharing

Goowy is turning into a lot more than just another ajax/flash home page – its a full on desktop platform that is shaping up to be the best competitor to Microsoft’s I’ve wr

Goowy Charges Ahead

Alex Bard’s flash-based desktop replacement Goowy, based in San Diego, has impressed me from the start. We originally profiled Goowy on August 17, 2005 and again a couple of weeks ago. Today Goo

Goowy adds Calendar and Other Features

Goowy is a browser based desktop tool built on Flash. See our August 17, 2005 profile of Goowy for additional information. Until recently, Goowy’s main draw (other than it is extremely fast) was

Profile – Goowy

Company: Goowy Founded: August 2004 Launched: April 2005 Location: San Diego Overview: Goowy has rebuilt a number of commonly used applicatons (like email) in Flash. It includes traditional web servic