Twitter older than it looks

March 30, 2009

You could be forgiven for thinking Twitter was the latest example of youth culture.

Facebook game chief sees rebirth of social games

March 26, 2009

Gareth Davis, games chief at social networking giant Facebook, says we’re in the middle of a “renaissance” in casual video games, as users transform a once solitary activity into a social one.

from Shop Talk:

L.A. keeps on (taco) truckin’!

March 14, 2009

kogi211Meet Kogi, L.A.'s newest celebrity.

It's not a buxom starlet or a hunky leading man, it's a Korean-themed taco truck that sells things like Korean short rib tacos to home-made ice cream sandwiches and daily specials.

Googler jumps ship

March 13, 2009

It’s been less than a week since Google reset the price of employee stock options in order to provide “better incentives for employees to remain at Google.”

from UK News:

Facebook’s Zucker punch

March 2, 2009

-- Tom Ilube is chief executive officer of online security firm Garlik. The views expressed are his own. --

Twitter has journalists chirping

February 27, 2009

News organizations are all a-twitter about Twitter: Is it a friend or a foe? Should it be embraced or eschewed? Will Twitter kill journalism or revive it?

Facebook says Oops, (we) did it again

February 18, 2009

One day after Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said the social networking site would stand by its revised terms of use, he capitulated and said Facebook would return to its old terms while “we resolve the issues that people have raised.”

Facebook and the ownership society

February 17, 2009

Facebook has experienced its fair share of user revolts and public relations black-eyes in its five-year lifespan.

Sirius XM shares are — wait for it — higher!

February 17, 2009

Sirius XM shareholders have seen a lot of dark days — face it, we’re talking about a stock that dropped to 15 cents a share. But today isn’t one of them. At least so far.

VCs give Twitter a Valentine’s Day gift

February 13, 2009

Venture capitalists are stingy with their money right now, but that doesn’t mean they won’t shell out a few dollars for a hot Internet startup like Twitter.