Spock

Video: Spock on the origin of the Vulcan salute

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/05/vulcan-salute.jpg">I bet that you don't know where the Vulcan salute came from? I also bet that you don't know Leonard Nimoy himself that

Spock And Intelius? Uh Oh.

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/04/spock-215x102.jpg" width="215" height="102" />People search engine <a href="http://www.spock.com">Spock</a> is about to be sold, say multiple

Pipl.com: People Search Engine So Good, It Will Scare Your Pants Off

<img src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/pipl_logo.png" /> Google may be good at many things, but people search is not one of them. For that you'll have to use a more speciali

Biographicon Wants To Be Wikipedia For The Non-Notable Masses

Having a page put up about you in Wikipedia is difficult, mostly because of the Notability requirement for inclusion – and you aren’t “notable” unless you’ve received sig

150 Invites To 123people.com For TechCrunch Readers

New comer to the people search game 123people.com is a Austrian based startup that is looking to provide a new take on the competitive people search market with a European focus. There’s no shor

Attendi Wants to Search Inside Your Head

As if the more than 20 billion Web pages out there aren’t enough, a new startup coming out of stealth mode today called Attendi has come up with a new twist on “people search.” This

Squidoo Gets Into People Search

We’re not sure when it launched, but Fred Wilson has discovered that Seth Godin’s Squidoo has quietly entered the people search field with a new product called Squidwho. Squidwho provides

People Search Business Just Got More Complicated As Facebook Enters Market

Facebook just announced that they are now allowing public searches of their users by people without Facebook accounts. Not much information is included in the results (see image below)- just the name

PeekYou: Spock Has Competition

PeekYou is a fairly new site that competes in a growingly crowded people search space. The site offers the standard features we’ve come to expect from people focused search sites. A general user

Spock Open Public Beta

People search engine Spock, which we’ve been covering for a few months, has publicly launched. Spock differs from differs from recently launched WikiYou and other people search engines by using

Time.com Slams Spock; Launches Next Wednesday

Anita Hamilton at Time.com does drive-by on people search engine Spock. And while there is plenty to criticize (business model?), Hamilton clearly has no clue about how Spock actually works. The artic

WikiYou Beats Spock to Launch

A new people-focused content site called WikiYou launches this morning out of beta. Generally speaking it is a “wikipedia for people” with a social network bolted on. The focus is is on bi

A Look at Supernova 2007 Connected Innovators

At Supernova’s 2007 Connected Innovators session, 12 young startups (well, 13 if you count the fake one planted to keep the audience on their toes), pitched their products to an audience at the

100 Invites To Spock Beta Available Right Now

Spock, the new people search engine, has been getting a lot of buzz the last few weeks. We posted an overview and screen shots last month and I recently moderated a panel that included them, Wink and

War Of The People Search

I moderated a fascinating panel tonight at Google headquarters that included execs from three “people search engines” – the CEO of Wink (Michael Tanne), the CEO of Spock (Jaideep Sin

Exclusive Screenshots: Spock's New People Engine

It’s not often we hear about a startup’s venture financing before we see the product, but that is the case with yet-to-launch Spock, located in Silicon Valley. Rumors about their $7 millio