Links for 2007-05-28 [del.icio.us]
- Hub After Hours in London, PSFK Conference
Hub Culture will be speaking at PSFK's upcoming conference in London on Friday, 1 June 2007, and hosting an after-hours party at Raffles the same evening. Thanks Stan!
- Top 20 Temporary and Disposable Email Services
Temporary Mailbox Services — Now a days Internet has become a home to spam. Millions of spam bots crawl the web daily to find email addresses and then bombard them with spam emails thus destroying their efficiency and creating problems for users.
- In Fierce Competition, Google Finds Novel Ways to Feed Hiring Machine - New York Times
To lure talent, these companies have expanded their recruiting arsenal far beyond the traditional job fair to include a growing number of events like technology lectures, cocktail parties, pizza parties, treasure hunts and programming contests, dubbed "
- Myspace - the next Prodigy? (Redeye VC)
By providing a clear roadmap – and business opportunity – for the widget makers, Facebook has just increased it's virtual R&D budget by over $250 million dollars.
Think about it. If you ran a venture-backed company and had to decide whether you wanted to focus your effort on: (a) a property that welcomed you in and let you keep 100% of the revenue you generate or (b) a company with a vague policy that doesn’t let you generate any revenue, which would you choose? I don’t think it’s even a decision. It’s an IQ test.
- Does Coke Need a Refill? - New York Times
Excellent read. Of note, the article details the recent $4.1 billion Glacéau acquisition. They make Vitaminwater, an increasingly popular drink with the youth crowd in the USA "on its way to being a $1 billion brand".
A new Web 2.0 button generator that lets you choose the size, color, font and text for your button, then download it. Via Mashable.
Tuesday, May 29, 2007