December 2008 Archives
Thursday, 18th December 2008
With the apparent death of newsprint now upon us, journalists and others in the business are struggling to come up with a new model to save their industry. One new attempt to do so is the recently launched site News Mixer developed by a group of Medill School of Journalism students in conjunction with the Cedar Rapids Gazette. The site…
TimeBridge Thrives on Scheduling Your Time
TimeBridge is a San Francisco-based startup focused on making it easy to schedule meetings and appointments. In a relatively crowded market, the product has managed to show impressive growth over recent months, this week surpassing the 200,000 user mark, with over 12,000 businesses using the service.
Android's New Version To Support Upload to YouTube?
Google's mobile phone OS "Android," will soon be updated with several new features as a part of a major roadmap update. One of those features will include support for a video recording mode that will also let users share the content. The update, code-named "Cupcake," has many speculating what that video sharing feature will actually look like. Some…
XING Acquires Socialmedian
Socialmedian, a social news site designed to allow users to group around news networks, has been acquired by the German social network XING, a major international player with more than 6 million business users. Clearly, this is a big win for Socialmedian, which only recently came out of private beta.
Now It's Gmail, Now It's a Doc with New Labs Offering
In the workaday world, it happens all the time. You get caught in a string of emails among colleagues, the thread grows and grows as everyone adds their two cents, and when the dust settles, you realize that you've managed to create a ton of good content. Unfortunately, you're now tasked with cutting and pasting all of that good content into a more…