App Engine: Competition Is Good for Everyone

The launch of Google's Application Engine is a watershed moment in the software development industry. The days of building and hosting your own servers, save for specialized applications, are officially over. Meanwhile, companies that offer similar services will be forced to take a hard look at what they offer and what they need to do to improve it.…

Read More

Structure 08: Our Web Infrastructure Conference

Web businesses -- From Google to Facebook to Hulu to MySpace, and everything in between — are seeing unprecedented growth, and the new web infrastructure buildout presents a huge opportunity, for both entrepreneurs and their backers. We will explore this buildout -- the ideas, the technology and the money behind it all -- at our Structure 08 conference on June 25.…

Read More