Meebo Rallies Open Posse to Battle Facebook

A new open platform called XAuth is being released Monday by Meebo, with the support of Google, Microsoft, MySpace, Yahoo, JanRain, Disqus, and Gigya. XAuth detects whether or not a user is logged into web services elsewhere so a publisher can prominently display those preferred sites.…

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What Makes Gaming Social?

While it may temping to lump every game that has chat or a shared leaderboard under the social gaming umbrella, to do so muddies the water of a category that just may be the natural progression from social networking. It's time to define what we mean by social gaming, so that we can better focus on the actual value we are creating for the players themselves -- and avoid the trap of slapping a sparkly new phrase on any gaming startup that wanders onto the scene.…

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Will It Scale?

That was the question asked of the four panelists on Monday’s Scalability Boot Camp Panel at South by Southwest. The panelists, who…

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