Tailrank Finally Slides Into The Deadpool, But The Platform Behind It Lives On

<a href="http://www.spinn3r.com"><img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/05/picture-1221-215x75.png" width="215" height="75" /></a>In news that should come as a surprise to no one, trou

Tailrank 2.5 Launches. It Still Falls Short

Tailrank founder Kevin Burton notified us that version 2.5 of his news aggregation site has launched, as well as a new version of the engine behind it called Spinn3r. We’ve taken a look at the n

Time To DeadPool TailRank? You Decide.

Three weeks ago we noted that blog news engine TailRank was looking like a ghost town: No new news was showing on the site, and people noted that the Technology section had been a blank for weeks. Fou

Tailrank Goes Blank, But Nobody Notices

Tailrank, a news aggregator that competes with TechMeme, has been having trouble keeping up to date with the news lately. For the last few weeks at least the technology section of the site has had no

TailRank Opens Service As A Platform

TailRank, a popular blog news organizer that competes with TechMeme and Megite, has opened up its back end and will provide the service as a platform to application developers who would like to add a

Interesting Timing: TailRank Launches Video Today Too

TailRank and competitor Megite are fighting for second place behind blog news leader, TechMeme. It’s not surprising that both companies are expanding into ranking popular videos, too. But it&#82

TailRank 2.0 Launches To Take On TechMeme

TailRank added a bunch of new features today in a major relaunch of the service. If you are unfamiliar with TailRank, review this post that also discusses its competitors. The basic idea is that it tr

The Memeorandum Hunters

I’ve written about two new real-time news aggregators today, Megite and Newroo. The space is clearly hot, with both funded and unfunded companies rushing to release products. The goal? Leverage

Is Megite a Contender?

Megite has been getting some attention on the Web 2.0 Workgroup email list as possibly the first company to be able to group blogging conversations as well as Memeorandum (profiles). The site is very

TailRank is Looking Good

Kevin Burton’s TailRank is making real gains against blog-news innovator Memeorandum, which I wrote about here and here. Memeorandum and TailRank are both trying to aggregate blog and other edge

TailRank – A Tool for the Long Tail

TailRank just released an alpha product for their new analytics service. My understanding is that it is a personalized search/recommendation/ranking engine for the long tail of blog content. Kevin Bur