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del.icio.us Birthday Bash!

Written by Alison McNeill Photo Credit: Scott Beale / Laughing Squid . Last night I attended the del.icio.us birthday bash at the monstrous Yahoo headquarters, and yes, it was quite delicious! This was very different from previous events I have gone to in that it was bigger, more relaxed and there was tons of delicious food! Sorry, I’ll try to use a different adjective for the rest of the article. Joshua Schachter, Photo Credit: Jeremiah Owyang My colleague and I,…

TechCrunch 8: Party In New York

Michael Arrington over at TechCrunch is gearing up to accounce TechCrunch 8 in New York. TechCrunch 7 was indeed the party of the summer, so those in NY are in for a blast. We covered it here and here. Photo Credit: Thomas Hawk If you’re planning on attending the event, please let me know if you’d like to contribute a guest blog post here . Tags; techcrunch, michael+arrington, web2.0, web+2.0

Business Week Lays Off 15 Reporters Due to Market Conditions

Online media, citizen media, and traditional print publications are competing at unprecedented levels, which are forcing many publishers to tighten their belts as a way of gunning for survival. Any tighter and they may suffocate themselves. BusinessWeek just cut 15 reporters from staff, including good friend, Larry Armstrong. The publication is citing difficulties in the market. It’s true that publications are laying off staff and it isn’t new. However, it’s always interesting to see who they target in their rounds….

More Web 2.0 Exit Strategy Badges

Marco Rosella recently ran a post on Web 2.0 exit strategy badges and prepping for the upcoming Web 2.0 Conference in San Francisco. I also covered it and offered a few more suggestions. Well, the creativity never stops I guess, so I’m publishing a few more ideas to complement Marco’s initial line-up of exit badges. I still say that we should get some of these made and pass them around at all of the events. In fact, let’s get these…

Shutterfly Hits the Street with IPO – Web 1.0 Still Has Legs

Online photo sharing and printing service Shutterfly raised $87 million in an IPO today, closing up 3.7% at $15.55 per share, reaching a ceiling of $16.73, according to VentureBeat. Marshall Kirkpatrick of TechCrunch observed, “In a time when IPOs are among the least common liquidity events enjoyed by Web 2.0 startups, for a photosharing site to remain independent and go public is interesting relative to all the startups we profile here.” I personally find this interesting on many levels. Just…

Web 2.0 Exit Strategy Badges

Kudos over to Marco Rosella for his clever post on Web 2.0 exit strategy badges and prepping for the upcoming Web 2.0 Conference in San Francisco. Thanks for the tip from Valleywag. He writes, “With the definitive affirmation of blogs, podcasts, wikis, video and photo sharing, social bookmarking and all the other instruments that value the single user as an ‘active’ part of the web, the continual creation-sharing-reuse of contents ride with a rhythm high as the growth of the…

DEMOfall 2006 – That’s a Wrap

Photo Credit: Rob Lee DEMOfall 06 is behind us and DEMO’07 (ha, 007) is just around the corner. I know of two companies already hoping to launch their new products at that event. Kickoff pictures Day One pictures Day Two pictures There was a last-minute addition to the line-up, which I didn’t cover in my last post. Mercora presented to Chris Shipley last week, and she just had to have them close out the event. It was an interesting demo…

Live from DEMOfall Day Two 9/27/06

Day two of DEMO was in full effect, and I was running as fast as I could to keep up. Imagine a ballroom and pavilion full of mouth-watering technology and gadgets, top tier media and bloggers, overactive buzz word factories, and an elite crowd of nervous and excited presenters. Photo Credit: Rob Lee, the man who makes everything happen 67 presenters and only 6 minutes to show the world how they will change it. A few friends have helped me…

Live from DEMOfall – 9/26/06

Photo Credit: Greg Narain of Social Roots Welcome and opening remarks by Chris Shipley, Executive Produce, DEMO Conferences It’s time for a Ballroom Blitz as the music blared and the lights dimmed. In a dramatic fashion, images from previous events cycled through on the two gigantic screens on either side of the stage, leading up to Chris Shipley’s arrival. Her presence, as always is nothing less than impressive. Her opening remarks were focused and poignant, claiming that this DEMO would…

Revision3 Launch Party

While I’m here at DEMOfall, I missed the Revision3 launch party. Scott Beale captured the event, and by looking at his pictures, I absolutely wish I could have been in two places at once. Photo Credit: Scott Beale / Laughing Squid For the story, jump over to Laughing Squid. “The founders of Digg just launched their new video content company Revision3 tonight, with a massive party at Mighty in San Francisco. Special guests from Tiki Bar TV , Ask A…

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