Hiccups At Technorati

All that new traffic from the relaunch, and the site goes down for the count. Or maybe it really is “scheduled maintenance,” in the middle of the day, at peak traffic times. :-) I love Tec

All New Technorati: No Longer Blog-Centric

Blog search engine Technorati made significant changes to its data architecture and user interface this evening. CEO Dave Sifry outlined the details on his personal blog. The changes, Sifry says, are

Technorati CEO Search Confirmed

Technorati has retained New York-based James and Company to conduct a CEO search for the company. For the last few weeks, the firm has been reaching out to potential candidates in Silicon Valley and e

Technorati's Mating Dance

Update: Dave Sifry responds in the comments, saying “I’ll be very clear about it – Technorati isn’t for sale.” Which means, of course, that Technorati is for sale. Blog search en

Technorati Loses Key Developer to Google

A key Technorati developer, Kevin Marks, has left the company and is now at Google, according to his blog. Just a month and a half ago Google took the lead as the top blog search engine from Technorai

SuperBowl Ads (Not Really) From Startups

Today’s the day – SuperBowl XLI. Hundreds of millions of people around the world will eat junk food, drink beer, and watch the best television advertising all year interrupted periodically

Technorati's Mysterious Disappearing WTF Product

Steve Rubel somehow came across a new Digg-like Technorati product called “WTF,” which stands for “Where’s the Fire?” It was briefly live at, but is no

Google v. Technorati (and Hitwise v. Comscore)

Metrics company Hitwise writes a sensational blog post showing the dramatic rise of Google Blog Search against competitors Technorati and Sphere. Their data is saying that this week, for the first tim

Technorati Announces Support for Open ID

Blog search engine Technorati announced tonight that bloggers will now be able to claim ownership of their blogs with Open ID credentials and that more work in support of Open ID is on the way. Open I

Update: Technorati got $3 million more than previously reported

We reported last month that blog search engine Technorati had raised $7.6 million in Series C funding in June from previous investors Draper Fisher Jurvetson and Mobius Venture Capital. Today’s

Technorati Relaunch

Technorati has updated their design and added new features, as they celebrate their third birthday. See a post by CEO Dave Sifry on the Technorati blog for more. Thumbs up across the board on this one

Technorati scores $7.6m more funding

Blog search engine Technorati raised an additional $7.6 million in Series C funding in June from previous investors Draper Fisher Jurvetson and Mobius Venture Capital. The information has been picked

Technorati now has Authority

Assigning some sort of quality to real time search is necessary. Tracking incoming links to a particular post doesn’t work because, well, since this stuff is real time there is no time to track

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

When Will Yahoo Acquire Technorati?

Yahoo’s recent acquisition binge is the topic of a Red Herring print article this week called “Hungry Hungry Yahoo”. Liz Gannes, who wrote the article, discusses Yahoo’s recent

Web 2.0 Companies I Couldn't Live Without

There have been numerous 2005 “best of” and 2006 “predictions” posts over the last few weeks as the year comes to an end. I’m not going to write one of those. Giving out

Technorati Explore Smells Like Memeorandum

Whoa. Niall Kennedy nonchalantly wrote earlier today about Technorati’s version of Google Labs, called Technorati Kitchen. It’s where Technorati is putting it’s not-fully-baked beta

Steve Rubel Highlights Technorati Features

Steve Rubel’s “Ten Technorati Hacks” is outstanding. If you are looking to exploit the deeper features of Technorati, read his post. My favorite features: Suscribe to Tag Feeds: Ever

Technorati Extends Search Functionality

Niall Kennedy at Technorati has just informed me that they have quietly updated their tag search engine with full boolean search functionality. In August, Technorati added the OR function to tag searc

Technorati Releases Major New Feature

Dave Sifry announced the Technorati Blog Finder this evening. Derek Powazek at Technorati also posts on Blog Finder here. What is it? It’s a ranked list of blogs. By Tag. David Powazek calls it
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