Attention WalMart and BestBuy Shoppers – Facebook Credits on aisle 5

October 26, 2010

It’s been about nine months since Facebook rolled out its virtual currency, Facebook Credits.

Investing in the Internet… literally.

January 9, 2010

One of the Crystal Palace Space Station domes

The headlines were salacious, the scandal was set. This was going to be the water-cooler story of the week.

from Summit Notebook:

Zynga CEO: Half of social web users will be social gamers

December 2, 2009

Don’t ask Zynga’s Mark Pincus how much money his company is making.

The founder of the hot social gaming company, which is operating at a more than $200 million yearly run rate according to sources familiar with the matter, said sharing such information would contribute to the kind of hype that would be bad for the nascent industry.

Web 2.0: Ning does Virtual Gifts and Demand Media does healthcare

October 20, 2009

With the Web 2.0 conference about to kick off in San Francisco, Internet start-ups are unveiling new products and tossing out crumbs of data about their businesses intended to illustrate how fast they’re growing.