From the monthly archives:

July 2008

Reading through Brian Solis's excellent guest post over at TechCrunch about the new SEC disclosure rules reminded me that I wanted to write something about them, and would have done so if my Rogers internet connection hadn't gone down for about five hours today (thanks a lot, Ted). I know the announcement got covered a…

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When I saw the news about the launch of Delicious 2.0, I can't say I felt a huge wave of joy, despite the fact that I am what most people would probably consider a hard-core Delicious user, with about 10,000 webpages saved since I started using it. But not only didn't I feel any joy…

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You have to hand it to Rajat and Jayant Agarwalla, the two East Indian brothers who came up with the Facebook game Scrabulous -- the fairly obvious ripoff... er, tribute to the Hasbro-owned board game Scrabble. After reportedly failing to arrive at an agreement that would see Scrabulous transferred to Hasbro's control, the game company…

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This one is a real can of worms in more ways than one, but I can't help myself. I recently came across (as many other people have, judging by my FriendFeed and Google Reader shared items) a piece by Duncan Riley at his new site, Inquisitr, in which he embarked on a fairly extended rant…

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The micro-cap, sub-angel type of financing practiced by Paul Graham's Y Combinator isn't for everyone, and there are some who believe that it's virtually impossible to do successfully -- but Y Comb seems to be pulling it off regardless. I have no idea how much they put into Omnisio, but to sell it to Google…