Attensa Lands Series B Financing Led by RSS Investors
Phillip Swann / tvpredictions.com:
Celebrities Looking Bad in HDTV: Silly Talk or Serious Issue? — Hollywood is getting increasingly concerned about how its stars look in high-def. — Washington D.C. (Dec. 4, 2005) — Dr. Ruth Peters, an advice columnist who often appears on NBC's Today Show, was recently asked by a mother …
Catherine Elsworth / Telegraph:
Are they ready for a high-definition close-up? — The unforgiving clarity of high-definition television has induced paranoia among celebrities obsessed with their appearance. — The technology, soon to become available in Britain, produces images so sharp that even subtle imperfections …
RSS Fund Makes 1st Investment — The fund set up to invest in web technologies leads $9-million investment in RSS startup Attensa. — RSS Investors, a private equity fund focused on information aggregation and other cutting-edge web technologies, said Monday it led a $9-million investment round …
Scott Niesen / Attensa: Why RSS Investors invested $5 million in Attensa - Jim Moore at RSS Investors
Attensa Lands Series B Financing Led by RSS Investors
Randy Charles Morin / The RSS Blog: Attensa Inverview — Attensa announced this morning a new round of financing led by RSSI.
Scott Niesen / Attensa: Attensa and RSS Investors - Finishing Each Other's Sentences
Kim Peterson / Seattle Times:
Rhapsody becoming visible on the Web — RealNetworks is moving today to increase the visibility of its Rhapsody music service, hoping to gain more paying subscribers with a greater presence on blogs and other Web sites. — The company is rolling out a Web-services platform …
Jim Dalrymple / playlistmag.com: RealNetworks opens Rhapsody music service to the Mac
John Paczkowski / Good Morning Silicon Valley: RealNetworks to offer Web-based Rhap ...BUFFERING...
John Borland / CNET News.com:
RealNetworks moves Rhapsody to the Web — RealNetworks' core music subscription service is migrating onto the Web on Monday, in a move that includes some of the first fruits of its recent antitrust settlement with Microsoft. — The company is creating a new version of its Rhapsody digital music service …
Brian Smith / ComparisonEngines.com:
Froogle Spam — Froogle has a problem, and I assume Google Base will have the same problem. Because there are no setup fees and no per click fees, the results on Froogle are often made up of spammy results which make for a horrible user experience. Google might be great at general search and maps …
Garrett French / Search Engine Lowdown: Froogle Struggling? — Brian Smith from ComparisonEngines shot …
Google Blogoscoped: Froogle Spam? — Brian Smith of the Comparison Engines blog takes a look at Froogle spam.
David Hornik / VentureBlog:
Social Networks 3.0 — I have received a lot of calls recently from reporters interested in discussing social networks. It reminds me of the set of calls I got way way back in 2004. The reporters today want to know what I think of social networking companies and if the venture capital …
Thomas Hawk / Thomas Hawk's Digital Connection: Social Networks 3.0 — VentureBlog: Social Networks 3. Social networks …
Rachel Metz / Wired News:
Printing Organs on Demand — Need a skin graft? A new trachea? A heart patch? Turn on your printer, and let it spit one out. — A group of researchers hope printers' whirs and buzzes will soon be saving lives. — Led by University of Missouri-Columbia biological physics professor Gabor Forgacs …
Dave Girard / Ars Technica:
Aperture 1.0: the Ars review — Introduction — Aperture — Apple has cojones. Let's not pretend otherwise. Jumping headfirst into the fully mature digital imaging market requires the shameless bravado of a one-legged man at a butt-kicking contest or any number of contestants on So You Think You Can Dance?
Discussion: The Unofficial Apple Weblog
Tim Weber / BBC:
Can NTL be made an on-demand Virgin? — UK cable operator NTL plans to buy mobile phone firm Virgin, but can the £817m deal deliver for shareholders? — A whiff of spring is in the air. The spring of 2000 to be exact, when billion-dollar dotcom deals made the headlines and words like …
>>> ENTER THE ROUNDTABLE — GUESTS — Stephen Arnold is a technology consultant and author of six books, among them "The Google Legacy: How Google's Internet Search is Transforming Application Software" and "The Enterprise Search Report." — John Battelle is one of the co-founders …
Shankar Gupta / MediaPost Publications:
Digg.com Plans Expansion — DIGG.COM, A COLLABORATIVELY EDITED TECHNOLOGY news site that some on the Web are touting as the next Slashdot, intends to branch out from tech stories and move into other news categories as well as media such as video and audio, said Digg.com CEO Jay Adelson.
Erick Schonfeld / business2blog: Digg This, Slashdot — Digg, the news site where readers …
Ryan Singel / Wired News:
Sony Draws Ire With PSP Graffiti — Seeking to market its handheld game device to hip city dwellers, Sony has hired graffiti artists in major urban areas to spray-paint buildings with simple, totemic images of kids playing with the gadget. But the guerrilla marketing gambit appears …
Duncan Riley / The Blog Herald:
Wanted: Australian's interested in organising an Australian blogging conference — Duncan Riley> I've spoken to a few people in the past (indeed over the past 2 years) about this, and even some who are planning an Australian business blogging conference, but I'm getting old waiting …
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