Startups Smell Userplane Blood

<img src="" width="215" height="68" />There has been no shortage of talk about the apparent demise of <a href="http://www.userpl

JS-Kit Teams With Userplane In Widget Distribution Partnership

<img src="" class="shot2" /> Widget developer <a href="">JS-Kit</a> has joined with AOL's <a href="http://www.userplan

Userplane Gets Into Video Hosting

Userplane, the company behind Webchat and a number of other online communication services, has introduced a new video app dubbed “Mediaplayer”. The free white-label app will allow web publ

CushyCMS Goes Professional

Stateless Systems has launched a professional, subscription based version of its hosted content management system CushyCMS. I interviewed Guy King from Stateless for the CushyCMS launch in April (the

Widgets: The Marketer's Recession Survival Tool

This guest post about the widget economy was written by Michael Jones, an angel investor, the CEO of Userplane and a Senior Vice President of AOL. Userplane, which was acquired by AOL in August 2006,

UserVoice Offers A Better Way To Take Customer Suggestions UserVoice offers a hosted way to harness the innovation and ideas of customers and potential customers that replaces email. San Francisco based UserVoice improv

Userplane Rebuilds Desktop Product in AIR

Userplane is announcing a second version of their Desktop product that’s based on newly released AIR and therefore compatible across operating systems. The Desktop product enables web developers

Meebo Turns Chat Rooms Into A Web Service

Today, Web-based IM and chat room provider Meebo is releasing full-fledged APIs for its Meebo Rooms that will allow Websites to embed chat functionality in an automated fashion. Currently, Meebo Rooms

TechCrunch40: Jeff Clavier Launches $12 Million Venture Fund

Angel investor and startup advisor Jeff Clavier (pictured with Digg founder Kevin Rose) just announced a new $12 million early stage venture fund today at the TechCrunch40 conference. The new fund wil

Meetro And AOL Quietly Developing New Forum Products

Only very long time readers will remember our coverage of proximity-based instant messaging service Meetro back in 2005. Meetro is an instant messaging client for Windows and Mac that shows you other

Userplane Launches Revenue Sharing Program

Web messaging services company Userplane has launched a new revenue-sharing program that brings monetization to online instant messaging and web chat Userplane Money serves ads in instant messaging, w

Userplane purchased by AOL

Web messaging services company Userplane has been acquired by AOL, it was was announced this morning. This company powers the interactive features (chat, video chat, video profiles, etc.) on most onli

Profile: Userplane

Company: Userplane Founded: 2001 Location: Los Angeles What is it? Userplane is an application service provider to web 2.0 companies. They offer a suite of easy-to-integrate services, built on the fla