RE: Big Contacts for Small Business

written by admin on March 20, 2007 in Big Data with one Comment

Shay, thank you for writing about Big Contacts. I appreciate the kind comments. I’d like to address c aouple of small points you brought up. You said you were unable to close the action windows on the page. Maybe it Read the Rest…


Big Contacts for Small Business

written by admin on March 20, 2007 in Big Data with no comments

http://www.bigcontacts.com   Founded: 2006   Sector: Office 2.0, CRM   Headquarters: Duluth, GA   Management: Founder Paul Freet has a background in server technology and successful startups. TruSOLUTIONS, a Linux server company was sold to VA Linux in 2000 for Read the Rest…


Pixsy: A FRESH idea in image search

written by admin on April 28, 2006 in Big Data and Startups with no comments

PixsySector: visual web searchHeadquarters: Seattle and San FranciscoManagement: Chase NorlinSecret Sauce: Scouring RSS feeds for FRESH images! It’s a visual search engine that aggregates RSS feeds, extracts photos and video thumbnail images from the feeds and indexes and organizes the Read the Rest…


Find by filter

written by admin on March 27, 2006 in Big Data with no comments

Last week we talked about some companies that help you search for rich media — some of the companies use algorythms to help you find stuff, others use contextual information around the video like tags and descriptions, others can analyze Read the Rest…


Last.fm comes in first

written by admin on March 24, 2006 in Big Data with no comments

Last.fm Sector: media search and discoverySecret Sauce: It’s so simple, it’s kinda strange: you listen to the streaming station last.fm plays for you and mark each song whether you like it or hate it. Based on your input, last.fm will Read the Rest…


The Flavor of Found Sound

written by admin on March 22, 2006 in Big Data with no comments

Siren Systems Sector: music search and recommendation Secret Sauce: Siren Systems has what they call the Soundflavor engine, a search, navigation, and recommendation technology. “The Soundflavor engine is designed to help consumers discover, sample, and purchase music as playlists (the Read the Rest…


Feed Me Meedia

written by admin on March 21, 2006 in Big Data with no comments

MeFeediaSector: media search Secret Sauce: Mefeedia is a small startup company based in New York City whose mission is to make independent video on the internet easy to find and share. Mefeedia is a videoblog directory on the web, considered Read the Rest…


Box.net

written by admin on February 21, 2006 in Big Data and Startups with no comments

Sector: Online storage. Secret Sauce: Box.net has some interesting features that no other storage company offers — for example, their RSS feeds of user files (very Web. 2.0) is what seduced Mark Cuban into becoming an angel investor. The founders Read the Rest…


Simply Hired's Dave McClure: Pay No Attention to the Mash Behind the Curtain

written by admin on February 10, 2006 in Big Data with no comments

Dave McClure, Marketing Director at Simply Hired, is a man for whom mashups are a mission. As of this writing, Simply Hired (“job search made simple”) indexes 4,424,623 jobs using job data from more than 1,000 sources. That’s a lot Read the Rest…


Get Flocked

written by admin on December 28, 2005 in Big Data and Startups with no comments

Flock    Flock swooped into the browser market this year, and boy, has it stirred up some feathers. You may think that there’s just Firefox and Internet Explorer, but Flock joins a long list of browsers competing for the market Read the Rest…