Silently Entering Into The Online Search Fray

Monday, June 1st, 2009
The recent days have seen the launch of several online search engine startups. Many came and many also left. Some were built up with hype and it seems that it was only that being offered on the table. And some, well, they are just not cut out to be major players in online search after all. The main reason for this may be the fact that Google still holds a considerable lead over all the other online search engine

Magma and Todays Hot Web Videos

Monday, May 25th, 2009
A new website named Magma will be opened to the online public in the coming weeks. It is currently undergoing testing through online invitation and is set to be a new entry into the hot web video online market or so it seems. It will try to put a new twist into how online users may be offered web videos. A lot of people nowadays go online to watch videos. There are more popular sites such as Youtube, Vimeo and H

Wolfram Alpha Puts Up Site Ads

Wednesday, May 20th, 2009
Wolfram Alpha is now up and running. After all the hoopla and the excitement surrounding its online emergence, it seems that there are other more important things for Wolfram Research to think about. There are things such as sustainability and revenue that would determine how long this new computational knowledge engine will stay online. That would mean looking for some means of revenue that would be beneficial t

Google Invests in Pixazza

Wednesday, March 25th, 2009
Google is investing in a new online start up worth US5.75 million. The said start up, Pixazza, aims to gain from trying to place links to photos on the Web that will lead people to buy products featured on the images. Quite an interesting idea to have. This might just be the reason why online search giant Google found it interesting enough to invest in. Pixazza, a start up company based in Mountain View, Californ

JPG Magazine Folds

Friday, January 2nd, 2009
What a way to start the year, JPG Magazine will be closing down. JPG Magazine was a  startup that had a radical idea.  First they would crowdsource their content, then sell the magazine on news stands.  The tragic magic there was the core of their revenue model, print ads, a really bad idea in this time and age.  JPG magazine’s main revenue stream was to come from selling print ads which and Wink Merge

Monday, November 3rd, 2008
Wink, a Mountain View CA based startup that specializes in crawling social networks to find people  is merging with social networking site in Santa Monica CA, Reunion.  The two companies will be leveraging Wink’s 700 million individual profiles and web crawling capabilities and Reunion’s 50 million users to gain a head start in the social search market. According to the two companies, they

Layoffs Galore: Startups

Friday, October 17th, 2008
The economic turmoil sweeping across the world is forcing web companies to cut down on costs and streamline their operations. Just this week there might have been a dozen announcements regarding these cases across Silicon Valley. Executives mostly don’t lose their jobs but for other staff, it seems that the fire on Wall Street is burning down their careers. Today, there’s been a number of announcement

Passionato Launches Classical Music Download

Thursday, September 11th, 2008
Classical music these days are very much over-looked and eclipsed by the vast number of genres popular to today’s generation. However, that does not mean that classical music is dead nor dying. Over the past 200 years, classical music pieces have been written and passed down from generation to generation and from orchestra to orchestra as well as from key to key. This makes classical music have as much p

Cuil Gets its First Knockoff, Yuil

Thursday, July 31st, 2008
Cuil, caused a lot of headlines on Monday after it unleashed its 120+ billion search engine index on Sunday.  Many say and they claim that they are better than Google or at least are right behind Google search in terms of performance.  However, that’s just hype.  A lot of bloggers tried out the new search engine over the course of the week and everybody’s saying the same thing, Google i

Cuil Search Engine Takes on Google

Monday, July 28th, 2008
Any search engine will sooner or later have to deal with Google. Google’s undisputed domination over the search market is what any search startup will have to face. Any startup in the search market will be compared and pitted against Google and judgement will be passed after that. So far, no one has come close and mostly all new search engines come up with ways to avoid the G phenomenon as if it were poison,