From the monthly archives:

March 2006

Anyone who has been following the Vonage IPO story - as my friend and conference-organizing colleague Mark Evans has, and as Om Malik has - won't be surprised that the voice-over-Internet pioneer is rumoured to be shopping itself around. The prospectus for its initial public offering, which was on and then off, then back on…

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Feel a chill in the air? That's because Shel Israel and Robert "The Scobleizer" Scoble - authors of the blogging book Naked Conversations - got the cold shoulder from Amazon.com during a recent show-and-tell about blogs at the online bookseller's HQ in Seattle. To be specific, they apparently got a frosty response from Amazon's chief…

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My friend and fellow tech writer Tyler Hamilton from the Toronto Star had a great piece in the paper the other day based on an interview with the Father of the Web himself, Sir Tim Berners-Lee (hat tip to Rob Hyndman for pointing me to it). Sir Tim said that he was "very concerned" that…

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Move over, Niklas Zennstrom and Janus Friis. Sure, you guys likely got a few hundred million each from eBay for your stakes in Skype. But at 30, Friis is almost over the hill in dot-com terms, and Zennstrom is almost 40, which makes him officially a geezer. Mark Zuckerberg, the founder of the wildly popular…

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I apologize for having conferences on the brain lately, but as you may or may not know, some friends and I are organizing one (it's called mesh, and it's in Toronto May 15th and 16th), so it's kind of been eat, sleep and breathe conferences lately. And there's also been a lot of talk about…

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