Zvents to announce they are going with Yahoo

Very strange. I went to the Zvents blog a few minutes ago and they had a whole post here about how they are announcing that they are adding a “powered by Yahoo’s Web services” logo to their site and their geocoding API calls will be driving the percentage of “where” searches and user venue creates … Continue reading Zvents to announce they are going with Yahoo

Zvents CEO says Yahoo to open up its map API

Yahoo! Ethan Stock, CEO of Zvents, says that Yahoo is telling him that tomorrow they’ll take the limitations off of Yahoo’s mapping APIs. If that’s true, I have to really thank Yahoo for doing this. Why? Well, this puts the ball squarely in our court. Er, in Virtual Earth’s court. Disruption! Oh, I like this … Continue reading Zvents CEO says Yahoo to open up its map API

Naked Conversations 2.0: How Google is disrupting the social media starfish

When Shel Israel co-authored Naked Conversations with me we interviewed about 180 companies about how they were using blogs and how that usage was changing their business. Today I’m watching companies and political candidates and seeing a new trend that I’ve written up as the “Social Media Starfish.” I just did two videos, one that … Continue reading Naked Conversations 2.0: How Google is disrupting the social media starfish

Yelp events compared to Upcoming; Incoming "bacn"

Heh, instead of going to events today I stayed home and am playing with event sites. It must have been because of my visit to Upcoming.org yesterday (that’s my photo of Upcoming.org co-founder Gordon Luk). Anyway, Webware today writes about Yelp’s new events functionality, which focused my attention even more on the event sites. I’ve … Continue reading Yelp events compared to Upcoming; Incoming "bacn"