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NetVibes Launches Smart Tagging for Premium Dashboard

10/19/2010, NetVibes is a free service that lets people build a personalized web page (“dashboard”) by aggregating content from multiple sources via widgets, like iGoogle or My Yahoo, and unlike them, Netvibes features an elegant look and feel. Users can...

Stribe: Easy to Integrate Social Network for Websites

07/06/2010, After 6 months of private beta, Stribe, a finalist at TechCrunch50 2009 and the winner of LeWeb 2009 startup competition, is opening its social network platform. According to the company, over 10,000 sites requested to beta test the Stribe service, and...

Mendeley , “the Last.fm of Research”

12/10/2009, [LeWeb] Mendeley is an online research papers database that connects scientists together by analyzing the connection between them and their research papers. Mendelay enables collaboration and conversations in the scientific community and aims to change...

Shutl, Same Day Delivery For Local Retailers

12/10/2009, Shutl is a platform that connects retailers with local same day-courier providers. Shutl selects the best vendor for each delivery by monitoring pricing and performance history, it works as a delivery services aggregation platform that directly connect...

Sokoz, Live Reverse Auction Site

12/10/2009, [LeWeb] Sokoz is a reverse auction site that lets people bid only during one minute per item. The auctions start at predefined times, the users have to be on time to be able to bid. It offers a wide variety of products from the latest PC to make over...

Niklas Zennstrom at LeWeb

12/09/2009, [LeWeb 2009] “If you want to be successful, swim against the stream, follow your own path.” That was Skype co-founder Niklas Zennstrom’s advice to aspiring entrepreneurs at the LeWeb conference in Paris. The serial entrepreneur, who...

LeWeb: Chad Hurley, CEO of YouTube

12/09/2009, Chad Hurley spoke a few moments ago at LeWeb in Paris and told us that now YouTube streams over one billion videos a day! Although he did not want to disclose the revenues, he shared that Youtube’s top users (only a handful) earn about a million...

MySpace Suite of API’s Leveraging Real-time Updates

12/09/2009, [LeWeb] Today, Mike Jones, Chief Operating Officer at MySpace, spoke at LeWeb to announce the new suite of open API’s that include: Real-Time Stream API: gives push access to the full MySpace activity stream to third party sites in real-time, it can...

Cedexis at Club Melcion

12/08/2009, This morning we are at Club Melcion in Paris with the Traveling Geeks. We are meeting with Julien Coulon, Cedexis co-founder and General Manager. The company is an early stage startup and does not have a website yet. Cedexis provides a collective...

Traveling Geeks At La Cantine with Cap Digital

12/08/2009, We were at La Cantine, an incubator in the heart of Paris managed by Silicon Sentier. There, Cap Digital, a business cluster supporting startups and research projects in the digital content field, presented us their portfolio of technologies. See below...

Musicovery, presented by Cap Digital

12/08/2009, [Traveling Geeks] Musicovery is an interactive music discovery online service, with a cool visual interface. It lets people find songs using a 2 dimension “mood graph” based on a famous psychology model (Russell Circumplex). On one dimension...

MXP4 Presented by Cap Digital

12/08/2009, [Traveling Geeks] MXP4 is a new interactive audio format that lets people to remix on the fly different song versions. The company has developed a suite of creative tools for artists and producers to deliver a new interactive listening, premium and...

Pearltrees: Visual Collaborative Web Browsing Interface

12/07/2009, I am with the Traveling Geeks at Pearltrees’ headquarter in Paris, I already published about Pearltrees a few months ago when it was in pre- alpha, but the public beta will launch in two days at LeWeb. Pearltrees is a visual collaborative web...