Archive | June 7th, 2010

We Lose A TechCruncher To Y Combinator

Posted on 07 June 2010

Damnit, a sad day at TechCrunch – we’ve lost one of our own, drawn by the allure of a startup to call his own. TechCrunch research analyst Dan Levine will be leaving us to start his own company as part of the next batch of Y Combinator startups

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Twitter Looking To Hire A Government Liaison In Washington D.C.

Posted on 07 June 2010

According to a job post today, Twitter is looking for a government liaison to serve as a point person for the company in Washington D.C. The staff member will be the first D.C.-based employee for Twitter.

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It Didn’t Make The Keynote, But Safari 5 Is Here (And Faster Than Chrome And Firefox)

Posted on 07 June 2010

One of the things rumored to be appearing during Steve Jobs’ keynote at WWDC today was the next version of Safari, 5.

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Presentation: Social Commerce – What Are We Waiting For?

Posted on 07 June 2010

Here’s a useful overview of the social commerce field by Jurgen Appelo , CIO at Dutch internet agency ISM eCompany & manager at social media agency  Sociotoco . The presentation was given at a keynote speech at the GlobalCollect conference lat week in Prague

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Facebook Insights Analytics Tool Officially Launches

Posted on 07 June 2010

Facebook showed off an improved version of its Insights analytics dashboard at its f8 developer conference, that includes more granular ways to view traffic to Pages, applications and other web sites. While this version has been live for some users since the the conference, it is now officially live .

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ComScore: Facebook’s May US Traffic Nears Record… for Number of New Users

Posted on 07 June 2010

Would the massive privacy outcry around Facebook’s late April changes convince more people to stop using the site?

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AdMob CEO Omar Hamoui On The FTC, Competing With Apple, And Google’s Mobile Plans (Video)

Posted on 07 June 2010

Today, I had lunch with AdMob CEO Omar Hamoui just before he went onstage at the CM Summit in New York City.

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Apple’s Matrix-Style App Wall Reloaded

Posted on 07 June 2010

A year ago, I did a post highlighting Apple’s awesome-looking App Wall .

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Everything You Need To Know About The iPhone 4

Posted on 07 June 2010

As expected, the iPhone 4 was announced today during Steve Jobs’ keynote at WWDC. Its flagship features are, of course, the extremely high resolution screen , video chat capability with FaceTime , and the sexy new form factor

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Apple: We Have iAd Commitments For 2010 Totaling Over $60 Million

Posted on 07 June 2010

Among the many announcements made today at Apple’s WWDC was further information on Apple’s iAd platform. At the conference and in a release issued today, Steve Jobs revealed that Apple currently has mobile ad campaigns for AT&T, Best Buy, Chanel, Citi Target, The Walt Disney Studios and a number of other high-profile brands. Another interesting stat: Apple has iAd commitments for 2010 totaling over $60 million, which the company says represents almost 50 percent of the total forecasted US mobile ad spending for the second half of 2010

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