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Sequoia Capital Meeting


There's a lot of talk today about a meeting held earlier this week at Sequoia Capital, Appirio's lead backer, with the CEOs of their portfolio companies. The headlines grab your attention: Sequoia has emergency meeting, Sequoia sounds the alarm, ...
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iGoogle's got game... themes!


I'm happy to announce the launch of iGoogle game themes. These themes offer our users new iGoogle backdrops inspired by their favorite video games, including classics like "Mario" and "Mega Man" and new sensations like "Wii Sports" and "Spore."...
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Build a Web Page Monitor with Google Docs


Learn how to monitor web pages using Google Docs. This is useful if you want to watch shopping sites like ebay or Amazon for any changes in the product price. RSS feeds have completely changed the way we consume information on the web. You no longer...
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What can we learn from Cassatt’s demise?


There’s an interview with former BEA co-founder Bill Coleman in Forbes about the last days of his company Cassatt. Bill Coleman is now the founder and CEO of Cassatt Corporation, a San Jose based software maker focused on data center...
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Amazon and Pownce Shut Down APIs


Amazon has announced that they will no longer be supporting the Alexa Web Search API. This web service has been in operation since December 2005 and offered developers access to Alexa's underlying search engine. Note, this search API is different...
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Social Media Marketing Takes Three Dimensional Thi


Social media marketing is a good old fashioned off shoot of offline networking. However, we often forget those skills and tricks in our online social media strategies. Your goal should be to create remarkable, extraordinary, and memorable...
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Google SocialGraph API


The Social Graph API makes information about the public connections between people on the Web easily available and useful for developers. Developers can query this public information to offer their users dramatically streamlined “add friends”...
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Review: Web Form Design


It’s not hard to like a book on web forms that starts with the simple truth: “Forms suck.” Luke Wroblewski’s Web Form Design: Filling in the Blanks is quite a good book, filled with practical advice told in an engaging manner. I can’t imagine any...
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