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Robert Scoble / Scobleizer:
Dear Vic: here's your Google bonus (you gotta waste time to get it)   —  Vic Gundotra was the guy who hired me at Microsoft and today is in charge of Google's social strategy.  He's one of the “post reorg” guys who were hand picked by Larry Page.  —  Also announced last week is that Larry Page …
Apr 10, 2011, 6:50 PMIn context
Robert Scoble / Scobleizer:
The funding and failures of Color, Silicon Valley's $41 million startup (wrapup of the week of hype and hate)   —  As you know I didn't like Color's launch a week ago.  I thought the app just wasn't very good.  Turns out I wasn't the only one.  It still has a two-star review on iTunes.
Apr 2, 2011, 1:45 AMIn context
Robert Scoble / Scobleizer:
DuckDuckGo search engine users get Twitter lists (shows Twitter needs to refocus on them)   —  This feature is getting turned on 4 p.m. today (Pacific Time) but I've been playing around with alternative search engine DuckDuckGo.  It's different than Google, tries to use partner's APIs much more than Google does.
Mar 30, 2011, 6:55 PMIn context
Robert Scoble / Scobleizer:
What's the best SXSW app?  So far, for me, it's LocalMind   —  I've seen a TON of different location-based apps in the past two weeks.  But today I was introduced to one that actually is useful AT SXSW: LocalMind.  What does it do?  It lets you ask questions of people who are around town.
Mar 13, 2011, 11:00 PMIn context
Robert Scoble / Scobleizer:
Rackspace releases new open source iPad/iPhone app for sys admins to run their Web empire, first look   —  For sys admins who want to have a life, here's your life saver.  Rackspace, today, released a new version of its Rackspace Cloud iPhone and iPad app, which lets you run your web empire on the Rackspace Cloud.
Mar 11, 2011, 1:40 PMIn context
Robert Scoble / Scobleizer:
The Real “Authenticity Killer” (and an aside about how bad the Yahoo brand has gotten)   —  Steve Cheney has never written something that so pissed me off than the blog he wrote today stating that Techcrunch's switch to Facebook comments has killed authenticity.  —  Here's the rub.  He used his real name.
Mar 7, 2011, 8:25 AMIn context
Robert Scoble / Scobleizer:
Are we witnessing YouTube's big fumble?  (UPDATE: Not tonight!)   —  UPDATE, my original post is below.  I tuned in for the Charlie Sheen show, but only about 200,000 people were in the channel at peak and the show was very boring and viewers quickly went away.  So, this won't be the “event” that proves this post's thesis right.
Mar 5, 2011, 6:10 PMIn context
Robert Scoble / Scobleizer:
Developers: why you should build for Android tablets   —  OK, maybe Steve Jobs' reality distortion field is wearing off a bit and I might feel differently in a week when I get my iPad 2, but after playing with my Motorola Xoom a lot more tonight and seeing just what “no apps” looks like, I got something to say to developers:
Mar 4, 2011, 3:00 PMIn context
Robert Scoble / Scobleizer:
No apps, no sale: iPad 2 vs. Motorola Xoom vs RIM Playbook vs HP TouchPad   —  UPDATE: Over on Quora we've been discussing the iPad vs. Motorola Xoom in far more detail than here.  You might want to read that post there, to get a more nuanced view of what the competition is really like.
Mar 2, 2011, 6:35 PMIn context
Robert Scoble / Scobleizer:
The new Silicon Valley hype machine: AngelList   —  Yesterday at the Launch event I was sitting next to Naval Ravikant.  I kept watching his screen.  I had heard about his site, AngelList, before, but I didn't have an opportunity to really dig into what it was and how it worked.
Feb 25, 2011, 8:40 PMIn context

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