Twitter and Values of n come together to make…?

Image by Tim in Sydney via Flickr The founder of a small, but interesting, little company called Values of n recently announced that Twitter had purchased the web productivity company, and that he – Rael Dornfest – would be joining Twitter.  Most people I know haven’t heard of Values of n, but some may know  …

James and Kevin join Om

Image via CrunchBase Wow, this is big. Small, but big. Last night Om Malik‘s GigaOmni Media announced the acquisition of jkOnTheRun, which I believe is the premier gadget blog with an end user’s perspective. James Kendrick founded jkOnTheRun, and Kevin Tofel joined him over a year ago. This is really cool news for everybody involved: …

What to watch for on the Cloud

Image by akakumo via Flickr I’ve been catching up this morning with some weekend posts, and came across (another) excellent post at GigaOM. We all know that cloud computing is developing into the hottest non-iPhone topic of 2008, so here’s an excellent post from GigaOM on where the development is taking place: Inside the Cloud: …

Amazon’s S3 was down for a long stretch yesterday

Image via CrunchBase In recent months I’ve written more and more about Cloud Computing, and have been a fan of it’s most prominent tool Amazon’s S3. Well, it looks like S3 had another major failure yesterday. I didn’t notice because I spent the day away from the internet, but according to many blog posts, the …

Amazon’s push onto the cloud explained by Bezos

Image via Wikipedia Om Malik managed to catch Jeff Bezos offstage at Walt Mossberg’s D6 conference last week, and the resulting video provides great insight into Amazon’s cloud computing efforts. If you haven’t been following the build out of cloud computing as closely as I have, let me provide some context. Amazon introduced several computing …

HP-EDS is the most interesting story of the last month

In a month when all the buzz about the on again, off again (and apparently on again) Ballmer-Yang waltz dominated the news, the HP-EDS deal may quietly emerge as the most significant technology consolidation we’ve seen in quite a while. Om Malik postulates that the real play here is not aimed at IBM, rather it …