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So Jason Calacanis has brought down the hammer on some employees at Mahalo, his "people-powered search" startup -- and took the extraordinary step of returning to blogging momentarily to announce the news, after having made a big show of turning his back on it. In typical Jason fashion, he even included what is becoming a…

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Update: Apparently, Jason doesn't want his email newsletters posted any more because he "doesn't want to give the haters a platform," according to a Twitter message. The text of the email has removed from both Silicon Alley Insider and TechCrunch, but you can still find it. Original post: Jason Calacanis, the diminutive entrepreneur behind Weblogs…

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I know that the goodbye post written by Mahalo supremo Jason Calacanis for his blog is supposedly heartfelt, and full of what he no doubt believes (or hopes we will believe) is authentic human emotion, but it still feels all wrong. Is it the fact that it reads like a bad script? Perhaps. And the…

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Amid all the to-and-fro'ing on Techmeme about Twitter and its lack of a business model comes a post from Jason "Mahalo" Calacanis, in which he tells us the secret to building a business model in Silicon Valley. Is it a vision of where the market is going? No. Is it a compelling service with a…

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I have to say I'm not a huge fan of Mahalo.com, the "people-powered" search engine from Jason Calacanis, but then I'm not really the target market (as Jason has pointed out in comments here before). And I can see how it might be useful to some people, if they're looking for just one or two…

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