• Streakr Launches: MySpace + StumbleUpon = Something

    Streakr, a site that in private testing had a lot of buzz (we’ve covered it twice previously) launched in beta today. Streakr is pitched as follows: Streakr brings users the best of the web. They simply download a ‘discovery’ bar onto their browsers which, at the touch of a button, finds dozens of new websites that match their interests. They can then rate the sites they like… Read More

  • 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 Singh), and the COO of Zoominfo (Bryan Burdick). The panel was very timely. Earlier today the Wall Street Journal published an article called “You’re Nobody Unless Your Name Googles… Read More

  • Streakr Search Makes Social Networks Bare All

    Vivek, over at Startup Squad, recently discovered a new social network and social networking meta search engine, Streakr. The main URL still says the site is coming soon. The new engine lets you search the profiles on the major networks (MySpace, Hi5, Bebo, and Facebook) as well at it’s own social network. It appears to be a hook to draw people into their main service, like Wink did… Read More

  • Streakr: "More Mad Max, less Tamagotchi"

    London based social-network-service Streakr is just a twinkle in its founder’s eye and could be months from launch, but they’ve got a fancy logo and they promise to deliver a product with attitude. I like that. Give them your email if you want to hear when they launch, or watch for a full profile here. Read More