Quick update on SMSGupShup

Just a couple of days ago I wrote about SMSGupShup, a micro-blogging application that was developed for the Indian market. Techcrunch is reporting that the company has secured additional funding: Webaroo Raises A $10 Million Round For SMSGupShup webarooWebaroo Technology has raised a $10 million round of funding for their product SMSGupShup, an SMS-based community […]

Sad to see Performancing sold off to PayPerPost

Michael Arrington broke the news yesterday, Performancing – makers of the excellent blog posting add-in for FireFox – has been acquired by PayPerPost. PPP has been very controversial in the blogging world, as it operates a service whereby bloggers get paid by product companies to blog about their respective products. Hired guns, essentially. Many have […]

Automattic gets funding

It goes without saying that I believe WordPress is the best blogging application available today. This week Automattic, the company founded by Matthew Mullenweg – developer of WordPress, annouced it had received “a little funding“. That’s great news for all WordPress fans, especially those who use Automattic’s WordPress.com. Like most open source applications, not all […]