No! Foursquare Isn't Buying Brizzly

Earlier this morning Louis Gray speculated that red-hot start-up Foursquare might be looking to buy Thing Labs, the company behind Brizzly. Jason Shellen, CEO of Thing Labs and Mike Hirshland, partner at Polaris Venture Partners, they both categorically dismissed the story as not true.…

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Thing Labs Acquires Birdfeed, Wikirank to Add to Brizzly

Thing Labs has acquired two "passion projects" from former Apple and Google developers to expand social web aggregator Brizzly. Birdfeed, a premium Twitter app, will become the free Brizzly for iPhone app; and Wikirank, a visualization for Wikipedia data from Small Batch, will help illustrate data.…

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How Will We Access the Next-Gen Web?

As the web evolves, a diverse collection of players are all jockeying to be the primary access point to it, the unifying nexus of information and communication with the direct line to the end user. Social networks, web-connected desktop applications, email, blogs and browsers are among those competing for a pole position — but is access to the NextWeb really a winner-take-all competition?…

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