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AOL

Erstwhile Weblogs Inc. supremo and Netscape revamper Jason Calacanis has confirmed on his blog that he has left AOL, in the wake of the departure of Jon Miller, whom he described as his "mentor." As he told the New York Times in a brief interview: "I’m not inclined to start over with a new guy."…

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Yes, ladies and gentlemen -- the Jason Calacanis era at AOL appears to be over. Although the only response from the great man himself has been a terse "no comment," the writing is on the wall. The rumours first started to fly after the news that AOL exec Jon Miller, whom Calacanis has described as…

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I'd love to know which journalist Jason Calacanis of Netscape was emailing with recently when he decided to post a big chunk of the interview and his responses on his blog (something Megaphone Mark Cuban has been known to do from time to time). Was he frustrated by the dumb questions about whether blogging can…

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Ottawa-based Iotum, whose software allows phone networks to offer "presence"-based services, announced a partnership this morning with AOL's voice-over-Internet service AIM Phoneline -- details are here. Iotum CEO Alec Saunders, who blogs at saunderslog.com, says that being part of AIM Phoneline will give Iotum access to the more than 43 million U.S. AIM users through…

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Is Jason Calacanis a troll?

by Mathew on September 5, 2006 · 8 comments

Amid all the commentary about Steve "Crocodile Hunter" Irwin that I came across on the Web over the past day or so, one blog post stood out: a post by Weblogs Inc. founder and current AOL employee Jason Calacanis, who is now running the Digg-style Netscape news portal. His commentary -- which he cross-posted to…

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