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OMG, is Amazon going to kill tech blogs too?

Is Amazon seriously launching a tech blog to compete with gadget blogs like the Verge and Gizmodo? According to a new report, yes. The funny thing is that Amazon already has a gadget blog, plus seven other blogs on topics like food and music.

Service for startups busts boardrooms, embraces blogs

Entrepreneurs like Steve Blank have spent a lot of time thinking (and writing) about how ineffective old-fashioned board meetings are for startups. LeanLaunchLab is a startup building software that could finally do away with the boardroom, or at least bring it into the 21st century.

Quick Look: Official Posterous App for iPhone

I’m a fan of Posterous, but I don’t actually use it all that much. For a while, I was using PicPosterous for iPhone to share photographic memories of special events, but the app was limited and it didn’t take. Now, Posterous has released an official app.

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Curse of the “Pod”

PodShow is the latest company to ditch that oh-so-2005 name by switching to the relatively meaningless Mevio this week. Others who have…

Vista Excitement…

This is what I was alluding to in yesterday’s post. People showing up for deals on other stuff – and checking out…

R U Ready for Cell Phone Spam

Macleans.ca: “According to one research study, 20 per cent of American cell users have received commercial messages on their phones…. in Europe…

It’s a Camera Phone World

Long dismissed by the popular media, camera phones have become the hottest commodity this side of IPod and MiniPOD. (Three cheers for…