Xobni Brings Twitter To Your Inbox

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/09/twitter_in_xobni-171x200.png" width="171" height="200" /> Earlier tonight, <a href="http://www.xobni.com/">Xobni</a> quietly released, at lea

Interview: Vinod Khosla Is On The Hunt For Great Technologies

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/09/7296_largearticlephoto-145x200.jpg" width="145" height="200" /> In venture capital, <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/person/vinod-khosla">V

Xobni Decides To Start Making Money, Launches Premium Upgrades For Your Smarter Inbox

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.xobni.com/order"><img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/07/picture-491-77x199.png" width="77" height="199" /></a><a target="_blank" href="http://www

Xobni Coming To The Blackberry (Leaked Pic)

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/04/xobni-bb-215x162.jpg" width="215" height="162" /> It's been just one month since email startup <a href="http://www.xobni.com/">Xobni</a> got

Feed Me: Xobni Going Live With Full Facebook Stream Tonight

<a href="http://www.xobni.com"><img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/04/picture-314-124x200.png" width="124" height="200" /></a> With the <a href="http://www.beta.techcrunch.com/2009

Xobni Closes $7 Million B Round Led By Cisco

<img src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/xobnilogo.png" /> Smarter-email startup <a href="http://www.xobni.com/">Xobni</a> has raised $7 million in a B round of financing from

Xobni Adds Yahoo Mail, Facebook, Skype, Hoovers, And The Kitchen Sink

<img src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/11/facebook.jpg" /> Jeff Bonforte never met an API he didn't like. The CEO of <a href="http://www.xobni.com/">Xobni</a>, a startup that

A Xobni Executive Leaves The Red-Hot Startup. But Why?

Xobni, the Y Combinator email startup that turned down an acquisition offer from Microsoft earlier this year, has just lost its VP Engineering and first employee, Gabor Cselle. Cselle joined the compa

Xobni Gets Even Better With LinkedIn Data For Your Contacts

Xobni, the email startup that we’ve described as “The Superplugin for Outlook”, has partnered with LinkedIn to automatically pull contact information from the popular professional ne

ClearContext's Stab At Making Email More Manageable

It might not be as sexy as Xobni, but Outlook users who find that plugin useful should check out ClearContext Personal. It too intends to make email more manageable, albeit with a greater focus on pro

Xobni Acquires IP From Failed Web 1.0 Startup FireDrop

This is an interesting story in light of the discussion yesterday about the fate of the intellectual property of failed startups. Email startup Xobni, which recently turned down a $20 million acquisit

Xobni Walks Away From A Microsoft Deal

After negotiating over the past few weeks with Microsoft and signing a letter of intent to be acquired, e-mail startup Xobni has walked from the deal, according to a source close to the negotiations.

Xobni's Secret Project: Merge Outlook With Yahoo Mail

E-mail startup Xobni may or may not be in acquisition talks with Microsoft (they say no), but they do have a nifty project up their sleeves that Microsoft would be interested in, especially if its pro

Sources: Microsoft Signs Letter Of Intent To Acquire Xobni

Two independent sources tell us that the Microsoft/Xobni deal is moving along and that Microsoft signed an acquisition LOI in the last week. I have not yet been able to track down the price, but a pre

Microsoft May Buy Email Startup Xobni

Microsoft has been in acquisition discussions with email startup Xobni, we’ve confirmed through multiple sources. The company, which launched at the TechCrunch40 conference last year, currently

Another Vice President Parachutes From Yahoo, Lands as CEO of Xobni

At Yahoo, they don’t have golden parachutes, they have purple ones. Yahoo’s vice president of social search, Jeff Bonforte, is among the thousand or so employees being laid off. (The pictu

Xobni: The Super Plugin For Outlook

Anyone who depends on email to work, knows how surprisingly bad Outlook is when you get beyond about ten contacts; conversations easily become jumbled, and keeping contacts up to date can be a pain. X

Who Are the Y Combinator Companies?

Software is moving to the web and as it does, tech companies are becoming easier than ever to launch. One of the most notable changes to the tech industry of late has been the emergence of a significa