Category Archives: Yahoo

Dear Google, Yahoo, Facebook, Microsoft, you don’t have to control my data to provide me value

Yesterday John Furrier and Robert Scoble dominated tech discussions when they wrote about the possibility of Microsoft buying Facebook and then locking Google out of part of the web (the Facebook Walhalla that is). It seems like a possible scenario. … Continue reading

Posted in Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Social Graph, social networks, user centric web, web 2.0, Yahoo | Tagged , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

The mobile web experience needs fundamental rethinking

Michael Mace reports that mobile applications, or the development of software that runs on specific mobile platforms is dead. Michael Mace is an expert from the industry so he probably knows what he is talking about.  He writes: We told … Continue reading

Posted in Android Mobile OS, Google, Mobile Internet, Nokia N95, remote control of life, Uncategorized, Yahoo | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Solving the mobile equation (yet again)

The past few days I have watched a lot of people writing about Mobile Internet.  Not surprising as one of the most important mobile conferences is taking place in Barcelona right now and a lot of companies are using that … Continue reading

Posted in Apple, Google, iPhone, Microsoft, Mobile Internet, Mobile World Congress, OneConnect, Vodafone, Yahoo | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Big brother is watching me

A lot of different, seemingly unrelated, things are happening right now in the tech world. Looking through different feeds most of the discussions are about: The mash-up of content seems to be important right now. I see it everywhere. People … Continue reading

Posted in Big Brother is watching you, data mash up, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, privacy, Robert Scoble, Rolf Skyberg, Twitter, Yahoo, Zephoria | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Will Microsoft and Yahoo create the biggest social network ever?

There is a lot of talk about the Microsoft takeover attempt of Yahoo this weekend. TechMeme is flooded with blog posts about the subject. I’m not so interested in the “breaking news” factor, but I am more interested in the … Continue reading

Posted in Android Mobile OS, e-mail, Google, Jaiku, Microsoft, OpenSocial, Orkut, social networks, Yahoo | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Is Yahoo getting back into the game?

I’m wondering if Yahoo is slowly getting back into the game. They have incredible amounts of traffic to their sites but never seem to be able to convert it into great services and loads of revenues, when compared to a … Continue reading

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The conversation never stops

If I would have to name one thing technology has brought us the past years it would be the ability to interact with each other. There are so many ways we can connect now that we almost need to hire … Continue reading

Posted in business model, community marketing, eBay, Facebook, Google, interaction, Mobile, on-line advertisement, Radiohead, web 2.0, Yahoo | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Good news: the user is back, and he won’t be ignored this time!

After the dust clears from the Google answer to Facebook’s popularity, and the first applications of the new APIs are already showing up, it is now the time to start analysing what should happen next. Let’s get one thing straight. … Continue reading

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The end of a defensive music industry era

With all the jittering and twittering on Google buying Jaiku some interesting posts might not get the attention they deserve. First there is the excellent post by Ian Rogers (Yahoo Entertainment) on  8 waisted years in the music industry. Then … Continue reading

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