Dan Farber / Between the Lines:
LinkedIn to open up to developers — I talked to LinkedIn founder and Chairman Reid Hoffman on Friday at the Supernova 2007 conference about Facebook's rapid growth and potential incursion into his territory. He told me that over next 9 months LinkedIn would deliver APIs for developers …
Discussion: mathewingram.com/work, HipMojo.com, TechCrunch, Scripting News, Read/WriteWeb, Mashable! and Identity Woman
Ashkan Karbasfrooshan / HipMojo.com: Will Facebook and LinkedIn Converge or Diverge?
Duncan Riley / TechCrunch: LinkedIn To Open Platform In Response To Facebook
Richard MacManus / Read/WriteWeb: LinkedIn to Open Up - How It Can Take On Facebook
Pete Cashmore / Mashable!: LinkedIn To Launch Facebook-like Platform
Nick O'Neill / All Facebook:
LinkedIn Opening Platform — Last night I received a tip: LinkedIn is considering opening their platform to developers. If true, this would be huge news. While a bit skeptical, there are a few reasons that this could actually be taking place. Since Facebook opened their platform almost a month ago …
Discussion: ParisLemon and Web Strategy
Jeremiah Owyang / Web Strategy: Back from Singapore, my predictions were right about LinkedIn
Rafat Ali / paidContent.org:
Yahoo Merges Ad Sales Units; Wenda Harris Millard Leaves To Join MSLO — Yahoo's chief sales officer Wenda Harris Millard is leaving the company. paidContent.org has learned that she is joining Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia (MSLO) as the [Chief Media Officer] President, Media.
Discussion: New York Times, HipMojo.com, Valleywag and CostPerNews
Bob Tedeschi / New York Times: Readers Are Key Ingredient as Virtual Kitchen Heats Up
Ashkan Karbasfrooshan / HipMojo.com: Vultures Circling Around Yahoo! or What?
Sam Harrelson / CostPerNews: Yahoo Re Orgs Search and Display Units
Yahoo! to Combine Search and Display Advertising Sales Teams to Better Serve its Advertising Partners — Promotes David Karnstedt to Lead Unified Team as Head of US Sales — SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Yahoo! Inc. (Nasdaq: YHOO - News), a leading global Internet company …
Discussion: HipMojo.com and paidContent.org
Ashkan Karbasfrooshan / HipMojo.com: Why Does Corporate Life Bring Out the Worst in People?
Abbey Klaassen / AdAge:
Wenda Harris Millard Exits Yahoo for Presidency at Martha Stewart — Search Vet David Karnstedt Takes Over all U.S. Sales, as Web Giant Restructures — NEW YORK (AdAge.com) — Starting today Yahoo will have a different look to Madison Avenue without its top North American saleswoman.
Discussion: Business Week and Clickety Clack
Junior Hines / Clickety Clack: Yahoo Reorgs Ad Sales
Staci D. Kramer / paidContent.org:
MSLO Changes: Susan Lyne and Wenda Harris Millard Explain — With all the focus on Yahoo, it might be easy to lose sight of the changes taking place at Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia. Wenda Harris Millard's appointment as president of media signals a shift in organization and an acknowledgment …
Laura M. Holson / New York Times:
Hollywood Seeks Ways to Fit Its Content Into the Realm of the iPhone — The iPhone doesn't go on sale until Friday, but Steven P. Jobs, the chief executive of Apple, is already changing the perception of the mobile phone, from a quick way to call a friend to a hip, media-friendly device.
Eric Sylvers / International Herald Tribune:
Lower prices ahead for Wi-Fi access? — MILAN: With the proliferation of Wi-Fi hotspots, it has become possible to open a laptop and connect to the Internet in just about any major airport as well as thousands of hotels, restaurants, cafes and bars. Yet logging on can sometimes be onerous …
Discussion: HipMojo.com, Fractals of Change, jkOnTheRun and Wi-Fi Networking News
Ashkan Karbasfrooshan / HipMojo.com: The Value of 24/7 Connectivity?
Tom Evslin / Fractals of Change: Boingo Is A Huge Threat to Mobile Operators - Flat-rate Plan Raises the Stakes
Kevin C. Tofel / jkOnTheRun: Boingo's WiFi plan to dominate the globe
Glenn Fleishman / Wi-Fi Networking News: Boingo Offers Worldwide Flat-Rate Hotspot Access
Om Malik / GigaOM:
Boingo goes flat. And that's good — Looks like common sense is finally prevailing in the for-fee Wi-Fi business. — Boingo Wireless, a Wi-Fi aggregator is launching a flat rate Wi-Fi plan for the entire planet, which seems like a first step in Wi-Fi price war, and that is just great, repeat great news for the consumer at large.
Maria Aspan / New York Times:
A Spurned Parody of 'Die Hard' Returns to YouTube, Approved — The story seems familiar to online video users: fans create a parody video using pirated studio content and post it on YouTube, and the studio's lawyers quickly have it removed for violating copyright law.
Stephen Wellman / InformationWeek:
Free VoIP For Your Windows Mobile Smartphone — Fring, the free mobile VoIP service that works just like Skype, is now available for Windows Mobile 5 and Windows Mobile 6 smartphones. Get ready for some free mobile phone calls. — Here is a look at Fring for WinMo smartphones:
Discussion: VoIP Now, IP Telephony, VoIP, Broadband and dslreports.com
Raj Dash / VoIP Now: More Mobile VoIP Options
Justin Smith / Inside Facebook:
VC Perspectives on the Facebook Platform: Andrew Chen, MDV EIR — Our Sand Hill interview series continues this week with Andrew Chen, Entrepreneur in Residence at Mohr Davidow Ventures. (Last week I spoke with Jeremy Liew, partner at Lightspeed Venture Partners, to get his perspective.)
Five Things That Could Kill Facebook — For all the excitement about Facebook's explosive growth, it somehow feels like a huge fad that could disappear or, at least, dissipate, if something cooler comes rumbling over the horizon. When parents and businesses start embracing Facebook …
Discussion: Newsome.Org, Techscape and Creative Snippets
Richard Stelmach / Creative Snippets: What will Facebook look like in 40 years?
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
Revision3 Raises $8 million From Greylock — Online video site Revision3 has raised an $8 million second round of financing, according to a source close to the deal, bringing the total capital raised to $9 million. Our understanding is that Greylock led the round.
Matt Marshall / VentureBeat:
Revision3 raises $8M more for niche TV
Revision3 raises $8M more for niche TV
Discussion: paidContent.org, HipMojo.com and Podcasting News
Ashkan Karbasfrooshan / HipMojo.com: Greylock Invest $8M in Revision3
May Wong / Associated Press:
Release of iPhone has industry abuzz — SAN JOSE, Calif. - There's hype. There's hysteria. And there's history. The hype around Apple Inc.'s upcoming iPhone is abundantly clear. So is the hysteria. But how the iPhone will leave its historical mark after Friday's launch is to be seen.
Dave Winer / Scripting News:
Twitter meets podcasting? — The other day I was thinking about other kinds of Twitters. The thing we like about Twitter is that you can't post a book-length story about what's going on right now, you can only do a 140-character synopsis — "I just got on BART" or "Driving to NoobCamp."
Jcorbett / EirePreneur: Twittergrams - the killer app for MMS?