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Web 2.0 conference attendees have not even started landing and the news of deals is coming thick and strong. Today Newsgator confirmed it was buying Ranchero, the makers of Net News Wire. Yahoo has acquired Upcoming.org, an event site started by Andy Baio, and is continuing […]

Web 2.0 conference attendees have not even started landing and the news of deals is coming thick and strong. Today Newsgator confirmed it was buying Ranchero, the makers of Net News Wire. Yahoo has acquired Upcoming.org, an event site started by Andy Baio, and is continuing its big makeover. No financial terms were disclosed. I wonder what it does to the valuation of EVDB, and how many clones should we expect in the wake of this deal.

  1. Something Upcoming Coming Up

    There’s a lot of buzz on the aggregator about Yahoo’s purchase of Upcoming.com. Om Malik broke the news as folks were filing in for Web 2.0 Yahoo has acquired Upcoming.org, an event site started by Andy Baio, and is continuing…

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  2. I guess we should hurry up and finish Agnda :)

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  3. Why not Meetup?

    Susan Mernit posits the question: Why did they buy upcoming and not meetup?I am sure that upcoming was a whole lot cheaper. Plus, meetup’s growth is constrained by the topics they start. There are a whole lot more random (un-topicced)

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  4. Yahoo buys Upcoming.org

    There is a lot of chatter online about Yahoo’s purchase of Upcoming.org, an event listing service that got a lot of blog buzz when it was launched. Some are asking why Yahoo decided to purchase Upcoming instead of Meetup.com and

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  5. [...] that was, with hindsight, inevitable. Yahoo, who purchased Upcoming back in late 2005, have made a similar move to integrate the Web 2.0 tool more fully into the Yahoo stable. Small [...]

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  6. [...] add comments, people, maps, etc.. But at the end of the day (and more than two years after Yahoo! purchased Upcoming), it’s a big list to promote events – but not to directly sell or determine pricing for [...]

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  7. [...] to be down at the moment nevermind, it’s back up) raised $7.5 million, and Upcoming was bought by [...]

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