Was the company right to turn down $3B from Facebook?
What is the state of HTML5 compliance among large sites?
The GroupOn IPO is a sign that we may be entering a bubble.
Every year, I try to make some predictions about where the year might go. However, in the past I’ve done so in one single long post. This year, I’m taking a different approach, crafting multiple posts out of my thoughts relating to areas I’m interested in.
There has been much discussion lately, most of it negativeÂ (you can read more comments on Technorati), about the comeback of boo.com and once again, I find myself on the opposite side of the shared wisdom. Before I go into reasons as to why I think a comeback by Boo.com (a boo.comeback?) makes sense, let me […]
In which I analyze several web 2.0 deals to identify whether web acquisitions are over-priced.
Over the last few months, I’ve been trying to get a better understanding of what is happening with the concept of virtual worlds. Let me go into more details as to why I think this phenomenon has some real potentials. In this first entry in a series, I will explore the economic activity surrounding this […]
In previous entries, I looked at the benefits and issues with social networks. As they move forward, here’s a list of opportunities relating to social networks.Â 5. Data Mining/Research A main attribute of social networks is how much data people provide to them. On top of it, this data and the interaction of users on […]
So it’s that time of the year. As is the case every year, I’m reviewing the predictions I made last year and looking at the score. Voice Over IP The big surprise here was the acquisition game. When I made the predictions last year, i thought that the acquirers would be larger telcos. However, companies […]
Metrics weeks continues with a review of how to weight metrics. So far, I’ve looked into who, in a company could benefit from metrics. I then delved into two different types of metrics: hard metrics, which can easily be measured, and soft metrics, which cannot. Today, I’m going to try to figure out how this […]