TechCrunch: Mobile Social Networks Lack Presence Detection

TechCrunch blogger Michael Arrington posted a solid analysis of the mobile social networking market. He said that all of the big players, while having unique features here and there, lack […]

Microsoft, Google want a piece of Facebook

The WSJ is reporting today that Microsoft is in talks to acquire 3-5% of Facebook for US $500 million, giving Facebook up to a $10 billion valuation. While rumors have […]

Is Facebook a network of networks?

Beyond Facebook, there are several other sites I use frequently. Google, obviously, is necessary for when I want to search and email other people. has slowly become my choice […]

America’s Next Top Model Goes Mobile

Hong Kong-based Artificial Life, a mobile applications provider, announced the launch of the America’s Next Top Model Cycle 9 mobile game on Artificial Life’s m-commerce portal ( All 13 of […]

Starbucks To Give Away 50 Million Songs

The Associated Press is reporting that Starbucks plans to give away 50 million free digital songs to customers in all of its domestic coffee houses to promote a new wireless […]

Ailing Helio Gets $270 Million–But Not From Earthlink

Earthlink has confirmed that SK Telecom will provide up to $270 million to support their struggling wireless carrier Helio, effectively pulling Earthlink out of committing any further cash, MocoNews is […]

Will Facebook tax the Platform?

Facebook shook up the social networking world in May when it announced the financial terms of doing business on the Facebook Platform: not only did Facebook give third parties unprecedented […]

Breaking: Acebucks Raises 1.5 Million

Acebucks, one of the primary virtual currencies on Facebook has just raised $1.5 million from a powerhouse team of investors. Aryeh Goldsmith, the developer of Acebucks, was acquired by Michael […]

Mark Zuckerberg's Chat with Mike Arrington

My good friend Frank Gruber just posted a video of Mark Zuckerberg’s chat with Mike Arrington at the Techcrunch 40 event. If you didn’t get the opportunity to see it, […]

Calculate the Value of a Facebook Application

Yesterday afternoon, Lee Lorenzen posted a comment on my blog about a new feature of Adonomics. Adonomics provides analytics tool comparable to SocialMedia’s Appsaholic. As of a couple days ago […]