jailbreaked an iPhone 2G to test out Qik - very very impressed ! kudos @broy @jackiedanicki and the rest of the team !
AfriGadget- solving everyday problems with African... →
HEMA - not your regular e-commerce homepage →
via VSL—“HEMA, a Dutch-based Woolworths-cum-Target with stores in Germany and Belgium, has created what appears to be an authentic home page on its website: Images load of current products for sale,…
Newseum | Today's Front Pages →
via VSL - “Today’s Front Page” presents a map of the world; move your cursor over any area, and the front page from that region’s daily paper appears. The site includes 581 newspapers in 56…
7 Wonders Panoramas - The New 7 Wonders -Travel... →
great meeting again with @philcoupjambet - check out www.tekora.com, a great mobile web publishing platform built on Java
jumping on a call and then off to scour the latest mobile&social media news - 1st tidbit: UK mobile web outpacing PC web-http://bit.ly/FWnA
back from an almost twitter-free Sunday - what did I miss ?
ok iPhone you officially suck ! 2.2 caused a crash which led to a restore that lasted 1.5 hrs ! @stevejobs how is this a stable platform?
digging how twitter keeps me more updated on iPhone 2.2 than iTunes -) thanks @chrispalle
iPhone update 2.2 just crapped out 100% - need to do a restore&update - why am sensing a Fri night screwup here -)
RT @davemc500hats PThiel: “Now is not time for Tech co’s to cut back. Now is time to step on the GAS.” Take that Sequoia http://bit.ly/9mhW
Good morning Twitter! Who in NYC is not outraged at the MTA’s proposals? Mayor Mike “Infrastructure” B. where r u ?
via @damienbasile - 28K visitors want the cut/paste !
via @davemc500hats - more good news that someone is taking a gutsy...– Facebook’s Land Grab in the Face of a Downturn - BusinessWeek
Journos as generators of management fads →
riordan: Gladwell & Friedman are the new class of business gurus
IBM CEO's leadership agenda - tech must lead the...
To counter the current doom and gloom, let’s go back a few weeks to Nov 6. Sam Palmisano, CEO of IBM, delivered an interesting speech in NYC and laid out an agenda for re-starting our economy focused on technology. The NY Times had published a recap. I’ve been arguing on this blog that the tech sector cannot stand by idly and hoard cash but must act to kickstart the recovery of our...
Op-Ed Columnist - The Lame-Duck Economy -... →
Op-Ed Columnist - The Lame-Duck Economy - NYTimes.com Source: www.nytimes.com The prospects for the economy look much grimmer now than they did a week or two ago. Yet economic policy,…
encouraged by news of T-Mobile’s app store - APPL has truly accelerated the shift to more open mobile content “gardens” - http://bit.ly/W4d1
How fear got us here..... →
Great post by Tom Evslin on the vicious cycle of fear that is eating away at our economies: “Have we been talked into a recession? There’s little question that’s where the economy is now and it seems to be spiraling deeper by the day as we anxiously cut back on almost everything and, in the process, help make our worst economic fears come true. Did it have to be this way? Just a...
Crowdsourcing explaining our present crisis via...
Slideshare has been holding a contest for the best 30 slides presentation explaining our current state of economic chaos. via @fredwilson and Slideshare, here are some of the top contenders: Experts on the Credit Crisis View SlideShare presentation or Upload your own. (tags: gates bill)Credit Crisis to Collaborative Capitalism View SlideShare presentation or Upload your own. (tags: internet...
T-Mobile USA launches iPhone-like app store →
Very encouraging news ! excerpt: “T-Mobile USA is unveiling its new portal strategy on Thursday, which integrates Yahoo! (NSDQ: YHOO) search, and an application storefront similar to the one found on the iPhone. The new portal is being called web2go, and is replacing the company’s long-standing T-Zones experience. What’s new for the subscriber is that the store will display...
On my way to barcampnyc4’s first planning session! Looking forward to catching up with everyone.
Fractals of Change: No More Landlines – Comm... →
Fractals of Change: No More Landlines – Comm Forecast #1 Source: blog.tomevslin.com nothing great has ever been accomplished without irrational exuberance Tom Evslin predicts the…
Mogees launched mobile billing platform for... →
excerpt:“Mogees is launching an SDK for Android that will allow developers to charge for applications on the Android Market using its mobile billing platform. In doing so, it’s beating Google to the punch by at least a few months. Currently, Google doesn’t have a system that allows developers to charge for applications, but it plans to fix that by early next year.”
The End of Wall Street's Boom - National Business... →
a must-read by Michael Lewis (Liar’s Poker) for anyone trying to piece back together the mess we’re in ! excerpt: “Meredith Whitney was an obscure analyst of financial firms for Oppenheimer Securities who, on October 31, 2007, ceased to be obscure. On that day, she predicted that Citigroup had so mismanaged its affairs that it would need to slash its dividend or go...
Micro Persuasion: The End of Tangible Media is... →
@steverubel makes an interesting prediction on the end of tangible media. My 2 cents: will all generations and income brackets really consume all-digital media ? Micro Persuasion: The End of Tangible Media is Clearly in Sight
French public TV unveil a new video portal using Siverlight http://info.francetelevisions.fr - nice UI
www.yousendit.com is down -) not helping as I need a doc for a call - cloud, schmoud -)
Frederic Guarino shared as favorite Can You Manage... →
great points by @fredwilson that negate the decoupling theories of yore…
Obama Meeting With McCain in Chicago - NYTimes.com →
Obama Meeting With McCain in Chicago - NYTimes.com Source: www.nytimes.com The former adversaries were sitting down to explore areas where they might make common…
One Billion Tweets Strong, Twitter Contemplates... →
via @ozsultan excerpt: “Microblogging service Twitter may be brewing a pay-to-Tweet model for businesses using it to promote wares or connect with consumers. Among other options, Twitter is considering charging companies that use it for consumer feedback purposes. Such firms include Zappos, Comcast, Starbucks, GoDaddy and Amazon. It may also begin placing ads alongside search engine...
hearing optimistic visions/predictions from various industries and adding my 2 cents to counter the doom and gloomers
Blogonomics: The End of Micropublishing? - Finance... →
excerpt: Felix Salmon quoting Nick Denton: ” I think the key line from Denton’s bearish blog entry on Tuesday is this one: Marketers and their agencies can track engagement and clicks in great detail online; but it’s still only television advertising that can demonstrate a correlation between spending and a boost to a marketer’s sales. Why is that? Simple: television is a...
wondering why twitfire keeps failing on my iPhone 3G, 3rd try
#mobilecampnyc3 Murat from Unype-subwaymobile reached 5% redemption rate
mobilecampnyc3 Blyk mobile seeing 43% clickthru for mobile ads- local online ads total $13b in 08 (Borrel)
On my way to MobileCampNYC3 at MSFT’s midtown offices
#mobilecampnyc3 I’m in the iPhone Dev session - presented by Nick from Airsource
Treasury Draws Fire for Shift in Rescue - WSJ.com →
Treasury Draws Fire for Shift in Rescue - WSJ.com Source: online.wsj.com Lawmakers assailed Paulson over his handling of shifting TARP’s focus, and raised questions about Treasury’s…
bonjour Twitter !quote of the morning by Treas. Scy Paulson: we f’ed up -) and we’re going to do something totally different with your money
real quote by Paulson:“Our assessment at this time is that this is not the most effective way to use TARP,” - “this” is the original plan
reading Niall Ferguson’s article in new Vanity Fair-nugget:we might live the great Repression,a Depression in denial
Just saw a co-branded MTA-GoogleMaps on the 6 train-next step Google Checkout for our monthly metrocards?
Facebook: Bigger Than France →
“The Population Reference Bureau estimates the population of France at 62 million as of mid-2008. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg pegs his site’s population at 125 million. Facebook is bigger than France. Heck, it’s twice as big. Last week, Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg said that Facebook has 280,000 applications hosted at its site, small programs that enhance the...
Paulson and Treasury change their game plan →
Secretary Henry Paulson said the Treasury has put a plan to purchase illiquid mortgage-related assets on hold. Meanwhile, the Treasury Department, signaling a new phase in its $700 billion…
A tweet-out to @stephagresta @briansolis @anandiyer for a great @bizspark event last nite in NYC
Scott Heiferman announced last night that he was stepping down as the organizer of the monthly NYTechMeetup and that his successor would be elected on Dec 11. Scott gave an impassioned speech and called for the meetup to morph from an event to an organization, with a board. (Thanks to Allen Stern for the video !) Who will run and on which platform ?
chris anderson’s editor presents cookstr
former meetup-ers showing WeeWeb-competing w/ lilgrams, kidmondo, baveo