Pownce Founder Leah Culver Leaves Six Apart

<img class="shot2" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/02/culverpownce.png" alt="" />In December 2008, <a href="http://www.sixapart.com/">Six Apart</a> <a href="http://www.beta.techcrunc

Post-Funding, SimpleGeo Pounces On A Six Aparter, A Hacker, And Beta Keys

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/12/Screen-shot-2009-12-14-at-1.22.05-PM-215x193.png" width="215" height="193" />Two weeks ago, <a href="http://simplegeo.com">SimpleGeo</a> raise

TypePad Dives Into Micro-Blogging With An Important New Feature: Free

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/11/Screen-shot-2009-11-17-at-10.03.19-PM-215x100.png" width="215" height="100" />I don't recall ever paying for a TypePad blog, but apparently I

Six Apart Opens Up TypePad APIs, Relaunches Pownce As TypePad Motion

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/10/tp-214x101.png" width="214" height="101" />Blogging software pioneer <a href="http://sixapart.com">Six Apart</a> this morning announced that i

Next09: Video Interview With Jyri Engeström (Jaiku / Google)

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/05/jyri-133x200.jpg" width="133" height="200" />I just finished moderating a panel with Chris Messina and <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/pers

Pownce Deadpooled, Team Moves To Six Apart

<a href="http://www.pownce.com"><img src="http://www.crunchbase.com/assets/images/resized/0000/0928/928v1-max-250x250.png" class="shot2" /></a> <a href="http://www.pownce.com">Pownce</a>, the media-r

Lego beer pouring machine run by the iPhone: The perfect Digg storm

This video shows an iPhone controlled beer pouring machine that is triggered by the word “Pour” found in a Pownce RSS feed. It does not solve world hunger or cure cancer, but I think the c

iList Debuts Social Classifieds Across Facebook, Twitter, FriendFeed, And Pownce

<img src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/10/ilist-acura.png" /> The road to a better Craigslist is littered with the bodies of startups that could never make it past the first fe

Is Pownce Developing A MP3 Player?

Daniel Burka, co-founder and head designer for Pownce, has generated some buzz by posting a screenshot teaser of an upcoming release (shown above). From what we can see in the shot – a search bo

Pownce to Release More Complete API this Friday

Leah Culver, the lead programmer of Pownce, has informed us that the messaging/social networking service will release a more complete API this Friday, one with substantial improvements over the first

Twitxr – Like Twitter, With Pictures. Yeah, It's Photoblogging.

FON (better known for building a WiFi community) launched Twitxr today through their FON Labs group. Basically, it’s Twitter but allows picture uploads when sending a message (which makes it par

Automattic Launches Group Twitter-style Platform

Automattic has released Prologue, a Twitter style service for groups that is also being pitched as a distributed Twitter . According to Automattic’s founder Matt Mullenweg, the new service is wa

Pownce Opens To Public Tonight At Midnight; Early Screen Shots Of New Features

Pownce, a service that lets users send messages, files, links, and events to friends, first launched into private beta over six months ago. It was founded by Leah Culver, Kevin Rose and Daniel Burka (

Is Pownce Going To The DeadPool?

Uncov has a very funny post on the demise of Kevin-Rose-founded-Twitter-clone Pownce, noting that their traffic seems to have fallen to the point that “Even TechCrunch can’t save you now.&

Better Late Than Never: Pownce Gets A Public API

The Kevin Rose/ Leah Culver Twitter meets file sharing network Pownce has finally launched a public API, 3 months after first announcing that an API was coming. Pownce launched in late June to a surge

Yappd Didn't Last Long. DeadPool.

When Twitter-clone Yappd launched two months ago, we wrote “Here’s a me-too service that won’t last long” and “yet another hopeful young gun enters the space with little to diffe

Google buys social mobile startup Jaiku

BREAKING NEWS: Jaiku, the Twitter (and Pownce)-like service from Finland, has been bought by Google. Jaiku Founders Jyri Engeström and Petteri Koponen today posted this on their homepage: “Whil

Pownce vs Digg: Who Will Kevin Rose Back?

I’ve speculated previously on the growing conflict Kevin Rose has between his roles at Digg and Pownce, and now it would appear that we may finally be on the eve of Rose being forced to decide b

Does Digg Want To Be Facebook?

Digg is to offer new features today that will provide social networking functionality akin to Facebook and MySpace. Digg users will now have full profile pages that allow them to connect to friends an

Pownce Offers New Features, Still No API

Kevin Rose’s microblogging startup Pownce has announced a number of new user focused features. New features include incoming event notifications, inline video playback, the ability to display so
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