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According to TechCrunch, eBay is looking to unload Stumbleupon, the "crowd-sourcing" Web recommendation engine that the online retailer bought last year for $75-million. Mike Arrington says that reputable sources have told him the company is for sale. I can't say I'm all that surprised. Not because Stumbleupon isn't an attractive asset (although whether it was…

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Just a quick update for anyone interested in mesh 2008, which is coming up on May 21 and 22 at the MaRS Centre in Toronto: Garrett Camp, one of the founders of StumbleUpon, is coming as our keynote speaker for the business stream (you can see the other keynotes here, as well as some of…
I'm still trying to recover from the incredible two days that was the mesh conference, and will be posting updates and links to video, blogs, photos and reviews as I come across them, but in the meantime here's a cross-post from my Globe and Mail blog in which I try to catch up with two…

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They're baaaack. The rumours about eBay buying StumbleUpon have resurfaced, but this time it's the Wall Street Journal that is breathing new life into the story -- a tale that was sparked first by TechCrunch back in April. At that point, the site -- which was created by Garrett Camp and two university friends in…

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Update 2: Now it appears that Google has decided if it can't have StumbleUpon, it will just build similar stumbling ability into its toolbar, with a "dice roll" feature that produces random links. Om Malik says that he thinks Google is lashing out at SU because they lost out on the acquisition, but I think…

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