“Hands-Off”: The Impossible Promise

Inside Yahoo, Tumblr will be caught in the tectonic grinding of conflicting interests.

The Reinvention of Bitly: A Social Bookmarking Site for Mainstream Users

Bitly wants to be more than a souped-up link shortener, and today it is relaunching its site as a social bookmarking aggregator.

Klout Acquires Local App Blockboard

Social media influence scorer Klout has made its first acquisition: A local app maker called Blockboard.

New Delicious Buys Competitor That Disparaged Its Redesign

Criticizing your famous deep-pocketed competitors is usually just a way to get attention. But for Trunk.ly it turned out to be pretty lucrative.

Yahoo’s Product Runway: Are You In or Out?

I am here at Yahoo HQ in Sunnyvale, Calif., to check out “Product Runway,” which is the Silicon Valley Internet giant’s attempt to show that it can still innovate.

Snip.it Is a Bookmarking Site for Sharing Opinions

Founder Ramy Adeeb, an Egyptian living in San Francisco, built Snip.it’s bookmarking tool after experiencing his home country’s revolution earlier this year from afar.

Will the Local Social Network of the Future Be More Like Facebook or Twitter?

Even for a hermit like me, it seems evident there are local social opportunities beyond deals and check-ins. It’s an area ripe for social Web and app development. But what’s the best approach?

Delicious Struggles Through Relaunch Under New Ownership

Here’s the problem with buying something people love: They don’t love when you change it.

Delicious Relaunches: Exclusive Q&A With CEO Chad Hurley

The new Delicious is ready for its relaunch, with redone infrastructure and a new playlist feature inspired by YouTube. We get Chad Hurley to explain.
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