Monthly Archives > August 2009

Not sure how PubSubhubbub fits into the world

Not sure how PubSubHubbub fits into the world, since I haven’t used it yet.  But given the description at Techcrunch, I think I might have to.  Wonder if we can somehow work its functionality into spredfast…

MySpace likes iLike

Not sure what to say about the iLike deal by myspace.  From what I have read, they sold out for about ~$20M.  Venture money sounded like about $15-16M in; not sure whether the upside went to the vcs or the founders – for the founders sake, I hope they got…

Morbidity

Techcrunch has a number posts about deadpool companies today, though a few look like they were bought or their assets were at various times or perhaps even recently.  In today\’s environment, it is actually a little surprising that more start-ups haven\’t been getting hurt.  The latest numbers suggest that the…

FriendFeed now part of Facebook

Ok – I am definitely a day late and a dollar short on this one, but FriendFeed was acquired by Facebook a couple days ago.  According to the techcrunch <a href=\”http://www.crunchbase.com/company/friendfeed\”>articles (look to the left)</a>, the small social network feed aggregator was purchased for about $50M in cash and stock. …