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Dalton Caldwell:
Twitter is pivoting   —  Peter Chernin had this to say during his days as President of News Corp, owners of MySpace, in 2006: … This was the justification and mentality that MySpace employed as they blocked various fast-growing platform partners that they felt impinged in MySpace's core user experience.
Nov 16, 2012, 9:15 PMIn context
Dalton Caldwell:
Understanding Like-gate   —  Several prominent people are up in arms about Facebook charging for access to users who have already Liked their page.  —  I believe this debate is missing the big picture, and what we are in fact witnessing is the unfurling of the full-fledged Facebook business model.
Nov 14, 2012, 12:30 AMIn context
Dalton Caldwell:
We did it.   —  As I write this, join.app.net just met our 500K goal, with 38 hours left.  —  Data Export  —  When you are logged into the App.net alpha, we provide a button which will email you a .zip file of all of your content in a structured format.  If you are an alpha tester, go ahead and try it out.
Aug 12, 2012, 2:10 PMIn context
Dalton Caldwell:
App.net is not vaporware   —  We shipped an alpha version of App.net.  You can browse the global feed at alpha.app.net.  This is a webapp that we built in the last two weeks on top of our documented API.  Think of this web application as a “proof of concept”.
Aug 8, 2012, 6:45 PMIn context
Dalton Caldwell:
Dear Mark Zuckerberg … On June 13, 2012, at 4:30 p.m., I attended a meeting at Facebook HQ in Menlo Park, California.  In addition to myself, the meeting was attended by executives at Facebook with the following titles: “VP, Engineering & Products”, “VP, Partnerships”,"VP …
Aug 1, 2012, 6:20 PMIn context
Dalton Caldwell:
Fred Wilson is wrong about “Free”   —  Fred Wilson is one the smartest, most genuine people in the tech business.  He has a huge fan club that he has earned by being radically transparent and consistently engaging in public debate.  I have emailed with him a few times over the years …
Jul 20, 2012, 9:10 AMIn context
Dalton Caldwell:
Announcing an audacious proposal   —  The overwhelmingly positive response to my blogpost, What Twitter could have been has been inspiring.  The post has generated 80K pageviews thus far.  Without really meaning to, I touched a nerve.  The responses to my post largely fell into two camps.
Jul 13, 2012, 5:00 PMIn context
Dalton Caldwell:
What Twitter could have been   —  I remember when you could go to Twitter.com and see the global firehose on the front page.  They had no traffic.  The global feed was mostly employees and their friends talking to each other.  —  When Twitter started to get traction, a year or two into their existence …
Jul 1, 2012, 4:05 PMIn context
Dalton Caldwell:
“RIP Good Times”: Silicon Valley's Cuban Missile Crisis   —  Not too long ago, I found myself sitting in the second row of a conference room, anxiously scribbling notes, at what is now known as the “RIP Good Times” presentation.  The presentation has become a cultural touchstone of modern-era silicon valley.
Jun 7, 2012, 3:25 PMIn context
Dalton Caldwell:
Two brilliant moves that helped create the Apple iOS powerhouse   —  Most new announcements by Apple are digested and understood by the tech press instantaneously.  Great products are great products, and it doesn't take much time to realize how exciting things like the iPad or Retina displays are.
May 7, 2012, 1:55 AMIn context

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Microsoft:
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