Month: April 2011

Major overhaul of Twitizer

So many things to mention, but here are a few: Higher performance: Much increased performance by moving to a new server. Due to some issues during the transfer there were disturbances yesterday and today. All that should be sorted out

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Facebook plans for considerable staff growth

Facebook is a Web 2.0 service, as in members/users submitting all the material, so what will all those people do? Facebook Plans for 9,400 Workers at Headquarters – Sourcing – ITBusinessEdge.com Sell ad space? That’s also handled Web 2.0 style

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Android and its open door policy

Open door as in letting anything in. Google needs to certify apps. Not that that completely stops malware from occurring, but it would be a start. Android Malware Sees Explosive Growth – PCWorld Business Center “Once a developer has signed

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Facebook Deals

I’ve mentioned I consider Twitter to now be infrastructure for short messages. Facebook is equally becoming infrastructure for recommendations. Facebook Launches Deals to Compete With Groupon – PCWorld Not that I’m impressed by e.g. Places. It’s yet quite feature-less and

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Twitter confuses

This kind of news doesn’t quite help people understand what is Twitter’s strategy. Twitter- Yes, Jack Dorsey is leading product “full-time” – VentureBeat Could this be mandated by investors? I sense Twitter is preparing for an IPO, by pulling in

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Facebook evolves

More options for site visibility is a good thing: Facebook Launches ‘Send’ Button For More Selective Sharing, Announces 50 Million ‘Groups’ “Site designers are groaning right now (they have yet another sharing widget to integrate)” That sounds like wild and

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Amazon’s benefit…

…is the combination of a phone web-shop with an app store, making for nice bundling possibilities. At least it’s a bit different in terms of Android. Maybe less so compared to Apple. With $25 Android App Giveaway, Amazon Shows Larger

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Is a tablet worthless for real work?

A colleague of mine asked whether it would make sense for him to buy a tablet instead of a new laptop, as his previous one had pretty much given up the ghost, and possibly to save some money in the

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The history of Twitter, from a different angle

From an investor’s point-in-view. It also shows how an investor thinks about us geeks. The Non-Overnight Success- How Twitter Became Twitter As noted before, Twitter didn’t arrive from nowhere, and this even further proves that. The question is though, in

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Twitter wants more apps

Twitter’s current mobile apps were acquired from Atebits during 2010: Twitter Acquires Tweetie Now Twitter is on the outlook for TweetDeck: Twitter Offering $50 Million To Buy TweetDeck This seems a bit strange, but if you consider the following it

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